Tegan and Sara
Indie rock fans are in luck, because the Grammy-nominated twin sisters are back in town! After a fantastic set at Clockenflap in 2013 and hot on the heels of their eighth album release in June, Canadian indie queens Tegan and Sara return to the city for a one-night-only concert at KITEC.
Jul 28, 8pm. Rotunda 3, KITEC, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, $588 from hkticketing.com. Against the Current plays what’s billed as “intelligent pop songs.” The pop rock trio from Poughkeepsie, New York, made it big on YouTube before breaking into the gig scene. They’re back in Hong Kong to tour their latest album, “In Our Bones.” Sep 16, 8pm. MacPherson Stadium, 38 Nelson St., Mong Kok, $450-750 (VIP with meet and greet) from cityline.com. Bobby Taylor Returns
Motown legend and Jackson 5 producer Bobby Taylor hits up Grappa’s Cellar en route to the Kota Kinabalu Jazz Festival, performing classics as well as paying tribute to Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and The Temptations. Jul 16, 8pm. Grappa’s Cellar, B/F, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, $288 from Grappa’s Cellar, includes one drink. A la carte dinner available from 6:30pm. Every Wednesday and Thursday at beer pong hall Zerve, for $256 you and three buddies can share a round of Fireball ski shots (four shot glasses tacked on a single ski): Throw in $20 extra and you get a whole pizza as well. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Zerve & Zerve Plus, 8-9/F, Zing!, 38 Yiu Wa St., Causeway Bay. Viet Kitchen Live DJ Happy Hour
Cliché Records takes over Viet Kitchen on every last Friday of the month for happy hour drinks all night long: $28 first drink, $48 thereafter. TGIF indeed! Jun 24, 4pm. Viet Kitchen, Shop G04 & G06, Nexxus Building, 41 Connaught Rd. Central. Superclub Pacha Macau continues to host its series of tropical themed pool parties at Studio City’s massive outdoor pool this summer, and the second headliner this summer is Dutch DJ R3hab, known for his original bangers, remixes and collabs with the likes of Beyoncé, John Legend and Calvin Harris. There’ll be an afterparty at Pacha, after 10pm. Jul 2, 2:30pm. Level 3 Outdoor Pool, Studio City Macau, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau, $450 from studiocity-macau. com. Admission and after-party, cabana and hotel stay packages available.