Mu­sic Fes­ti­vals

HK Magazine - - NIGHTLIFE -

The Ra­dio Dept

You can’t re­ally claim to be a dream pop fan with­out get­ting ex­cited about The Ra­dio Dept. The Swedish shoegaze/in­die pop out­fit is bring­ing new ma­te­rial from their yet-to-be re­leased al­bum to Hong Kong. Known for their lo-fi and in­tro­verted mu­sic, their new songs in­clud­ing jan­gly new (poorly ti­tled) sin­gle “This Re­peated Sodomy.” Jun 29, 8pm. Hang Out, 1/F, Youth Out­reach Jockey Club, 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho, $490 from the-ra­dio-dept-live-in.eventbrite.hk, $550 at the door. Road to Ul­tra Hong Kong

The sin­gle-stage spin-off to the world-fa­mous EDM fes­ti­val brand Ul­tra reaches the city’s shores this fall. Ex­pect top in­ter­na­tional head­lin­ers from the elec­tronic dance mu­sic scene: They’re set to be an­nounced in June. Early bird tick­ets sold out within the first 20 hours, so you might want to grab your tick­ets, like, now. Sep 17, noon-10pm. Nurs­ery Park, West Kowloon Cul­tural District, Austin Road West, West Kowloon. $900-2,200 (VIP) from hongkong.road­toul­tra.com, $1,480-2,580 at the door.

WTFest

As if you don’t al­ready spend enough time watch­ing YouTube. Now you can catch all your fa­vorite on­line singers live in Hong Kong, at brand new two-day mu­sic fes­ti­val What’s The Fest. It’ll be more than six hours of non-stop mu­sic each day, fea­tur­ing the likes of Andie Case, Kurt Hugo Sch­nei­der and Max Sch­nei­der, Sam Tsui and more. Jul 9-10, 3-9pm. Hall 3, Asi­aWorldExpo, Chek Lap Kok, wtfest. com. $780-980 from cityline. com, $880-1,180 at the door.

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