Studio & Cliché present: Kartell
Bob to Kartell’s groovy beats as he kickstarts this showcase of funky French house tracks and intricate remixes as the clock strikes 12. Founder of his own label, Roche Musique, and one of the archetypal producers of the French house movement, Kartell will be spinning the mesmeric tunes that have made him a stand-out in the flourishing Parisian electronic scene. Oct 21, midnight. Studio, 1/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, studioclub.asia. $150 and $200 from kartell.pelago.events, $250 at the door; book a table at email@example.com.
The Skatalites Live
Catch The Skatalites on their first full headline set in Hong Kong—also their only stop outside Japan on their Asia tour—next month at Hang Out. The band has been plugging Caribbean mento into American jazz and blues ever since their debut in Jamaica in 1964. Book a chance to see these forefathers of the rocksteady and reggae genre before tickets sell out—’cos they’re selling fast.
Oct 4, 8pm. Hang Out, 1/F, Youth Outreach Jockey Club, 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho, hkirsf. com/the-skatalites. $450 advance tickets from eventbrite.hk; $520 at the door. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist Kurt Vile is hitting town for one night this October. Catch the American singer-songwriter and his backing band The Violators at the hippie hub Hang Out, where he’ll be showcasing his indie-folk tunes and (hopefully) flaunting his skills with some of his more unusual instruments—like the lap steel guitar, which resembles a Chinese zither. Oct 19, 8pm. Hang Out, 1/F, Youth Outreach Jockey Club, 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho, tiny.cc/facebook_Hang-Out. $470 advance from eventbrite.hk before Oct 1; $520 at the door.
Studio Live with Penny Salcedo
Hong Kong is in desperate need of more live music, and Studio in Central is jazzing it up six nights a week. Every Saturday from 9pm till midnight, songstress Penny Salcedo will be taking the stage with a repertoire that ranges from pop and jazz to soul and disco, accompanied by Studio’s house band. Saturdays, 9pm till late. Oct 8, 1:30-9:30pm. Studio, 1/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, 2798-7115, studioclub.asia. Free. Book a table at reservations@ studioclub.asia.
Kurt Vile & The Violators