Cashmere Cat at Volar
The legendary Norwegian DJ and turntablist is set to hit up Volar in August, so start blasting those remixes of Lana Del Rey (“National Anthem”) and Jeremih, that Ariana Grande collab (“Adore”), and of course, his EP “Mirror Maru” to gear up for the big event. Aug 18, 10pm.
Volar, B/F, 38-44 D’Aguilar St., Central, $250 from ticketflap.com/cashmerecat, entry before 12:30am with two drinks, thereafter with just one. $300 at the door before 12:30am, $350 thereafter; both with two drinks.
The Claptone: Golden Summer Tour
Get your fix of deep house for America Day from German DJ Claptone—known for wearing a bird mask and white gloves on set. Jul 4, 10:30pm. Dragon-i, U/G, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St., Central, $200 at the door. 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 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. The Underground’s metal gig series moshes into its 15th iteration. On the bill: a taster of the best Hong Kong hard rock, opening with Psycho Skull, followed by a guaranteed raucous set by Weeper, then metalcore outfit Mensheng , and rounding off the night with a touch of Nepalese nu-metal from Intellectual Morons. Jul 7, 8pm. Orange Peel, 2/F, 38-44 D’Aguilar St., Central, $90 from Orange Peel or undergroundhk.com, $120 at the door; both include one drink. YourMum Presents: Yumi Zouma, Yukilovey and Merry Lamb Lamb
The Kiwi dreampop foursome Yumi Zouma: made up of Sam Perry, Christie Simpson, Josh Burgess and Charlie Ryder, heads to Hong Kong this September for a one-off gig in recently opened indie venue Café Hillywood. Having played with the likes of Lorde and Chet Faker, this is one gig Hong Kong hipsters won’t want to miss. The band is supported by local acts Yukilovey and newcomers Merry Lamb Lamb. Sep 16, 8pm.
Café Hillywood, LG/F, 152 Austin Rd., Jordan, $280 from ticketflap.com/yumizouma.
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