Gigs

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 03 April, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 03 April, 2008, 12:00am
 

Highlights

Tiesto Elements of Life World Tour

Dutch trance DJ Tiesto's outdoor gig with Joe Chan, Ryan Li, Bomb and Arun R supporting. Tonight, 8pm, Whitehead Club, Ma On Shan, HK$680 HMV. Inquiries: 6704 7221 (also spinning in Shenzhen on Apr 6, Rox, 1/F-3/F Guojiming Yuan Building, Jiangbei Rd, Luohu, HK$130 HMV. Inquiries: www.hkclubbing.com)

Beijing Explosion 3

Beijing band Queen Sea Big Shark play dance rock and garage. Tomorrow, 10.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$160 (members). Inquiries: 2521 7251

HK Live!

Features local alternative hard rock bands Gong Wu, El Destroyo and FBI. Sat, 10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$100 (advance), HK$150 (door). Inquiries: 2850 5065

Danton Eeprom

The London-based DJ/producer spins from electro to tech-house at Yumla Knows with support from Vincent Aze. Sat, 10pm, Yumla, L/B, 79 Wyndham St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2147 2383

Iain Taylor

The Manchester-based DJ plays breaks and house with a hip hop beat. Sat, 11.30pm, Dragon-i, UG/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, HK$300. Inquiries: 3110 1222

Aigo Music Hins Cheung in Concert

Canto-pop singer-songwriter Hins Cheung King-hin performs. Sat-Apr 7, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2905 8134

Peabody

The post-punk rock band from Sydney is supported by David Bowie Knives and slash!SAKURA!slash! with Motion Fades. Apr 9, 8pm, The Cavern, Shop 1, LG/F LKF Tower, 55 D'Aguilar St, Lan Kwai Fong, HK$100, includes one drink. Inquiries: 9486 4648

World Wide Bape Heads Show

Hip hop acts Kanye West and N.E.R.D. are joined by A Bathing Ape founder Nigo and Japanese group Teriyaki Boyz. Apr 10, 7.15pm, Hitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$580-HK$1,180 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2838 2332

Kapital Band 1

The Vienna and Berlin-based experimental electronic duo - with Martin Brandlmayr on drums and Nicholas Bussmann on electronics - improvise with Dickson Dee and Zen Lu. Apr 11, 8pm, Videotage, Cattle Depot Artists Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$130 (door). Inquiries: 2591 0499

The Great 2008 Rockabilly Robbery Tour

Italian guitarist Marco Di Maggio and his band play rockabilly and power surf to jazz and blues. Supported by local alternative rock band El Destroyo. Apr 11, 10.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120 (advance), HK$150 (door), includes one drink, free for members. Inquiries: 2521 7251; Apr 12, 9pm, Pier Pressure, Lamma Island Ferry Pier No 4, Central, HK$180, open bar. Inquiries: 9334 2036

Duran Duran

The British pop/rock group perform hits from the past three decades. Apr 12, 8pm, PopTv Arena, Austin Rd West, West Kowloon, HK$380-HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239

Tom Middleton

The British DJ/producer spins electronica, house and ambient with support from Roy Malig. Apr 12, 10pm, Cliq, 2/F On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, HK$200 (advance), HK$250 (door). Inquiries: 2868 3111

T-Base

Magnetic Soul presents a night of drum 'n' bass and nu-jazz with the Bangkok DJ. Supported by Cookie, Saiyan, Teem, Blood Dunza and Fat Demon. Apr 12, 11pm, Heat, 1/F, 54-62 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai, HK$100, includes one drink. Inquiries: 9099 1930

Regular Gigs

Armani/Bar HK

DJ Kwong spins soulful house tonight, 6pm-10pm; then Miles Slater's deep house, 10pm-1am. Slater returns with groovy tracks tomorrow, 6pm-10pm; and DJ Doze drops more R&B and hip hop, 10pm-3am. Kwong mixes soulful styles on Sat, 8pm-10pm; then house with Slater, 10pm-3am. 2/F Chater House, 11 Chater Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 2805 0028

Backstage

Singers from the Soho Collective perform Madonna's classic hits, tonight and tomorrow, 7.30pm, HK$200. Acoustic blues with Dan Lavelle's Trio tonight, 10.30pm, HK$180, includes two drinks. Rock trio Incavoodoo mix funk, reggae and fusion tomorrow, 10.30pm, HK$180, includes two drinks. 1/F Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington St, Central, HK$180, includes two drinks. Inquiries: 2167 8985

Buddha Lounge

DJs Lone Wolf, Lloyd, Kali and guests play funky house and breaks on Sat. 11pm, L/F Amber Lodge, 23 Hollywood Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 2526 2562

Cliq

P Grant and guests play retro disco and funk tonight, 10pm. Hip hop with Lazy Ming and Thomas C tomorrow, while Tat plays house at 11pm; then Christian and Nipper dish out house, funk, electro-tech and minimal at 12.30am. Tat and Lazy Ming return on Sat, with Gruv also spinning. 2/F On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, free. Inquiries: 2868 3111

Club No9

Hip hop with DJs Ulysses and Yin. Tonight, 10pm, 3/F The Galleria, 9 Queen's Rd Central, HK$99, includes one drink (free drinks for women). Inquiries: 2973 6899

Finds

Johnathan spins it pop style, tonight, 10.30pm. Arun R plays funky and soulful house tomorrow, while May mixes house styles on Sat, 11pm. 2/F Lan Kwai Fong Tower, 33 Wyndham St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2522 9318

Grappa's Cellar

The Stray Katz play from classic swing to modern hits. Sat, 8pm, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2521 2322

M1NT

R&B from DJs Doze and Daryl (tonight), Janva (tomorrow), and Benjamin with Doze returning (Sat), 9pm, 108 Hollywood Rd, Central, free for members and guests. Inquiries: 2261 1111

Peel Fresco Music Lounge

Saxophonist Shoichi Chinda returns tonight with pianist Kayoko Haruta, in Japanese inspired bebop jazz, 9pm. Soulful blues with Adrienne Glad on vocals and Jon Lowe on piano tomorrow, 9.30pm. The Kevin Guffy Trio play R&B on Sat, 9.30pm. 49 Peel St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2540 2046

Prive

DJs Dimsum and Nick dish out hip hop, tonight and Sat. Dim Sum also spins with Doze tomorrow, 10pm. 60 Wyndham St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2850 6285 or www.prive.hk

Solas

Steve Bruce spins, tonight: funky, soulful and hip hop beats; tomorrow: British and US soulful house; Sat: funky house and underground disco. 10pm, G/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, free. Inquiries: 3162 3710

Tribeca

Hip hop and R&B from Soul B and King, while Arun R plays funky house with Aldo de Bongo on percussions, tonight (women: HK$80 with drinks, men: HK$180, includes a drink). Open bar tomorrow and Sat: Ming drops funky house and Bon joins Soul B in hip hop and R&B tomorrow (women: HK$140, men: HK$200); Soul B returns while King plays house and breaks on Sat (women: HK$160, men: HK$220). 10pm, 4/F Convention Plaza, Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2836 3690

Volar

Thomas C, Bravo and Lazy Ming spin hip hop and R&B tonight, followed by Anthony's electro-house, HK$150, includes one drink, free for women and members (free for all before midnight). Anthony and Morett play electro-house, while Yeodie and Thomas drop hip hop, tomorrow, free. Gruv spins hip hop on Sat and is followed by Morett's electro, while Lazy Ming and Jay Weezy dish out more hip hop and R&B, free. 10pm, B/F, 39-44 D'Aguilar St, Central, booking required. Inquiries: 2810 1276 or intoxicated@volar.com.hk

Twyst Mind

DJs Enson and Sam B play reggae and dub, with Stef:fun, Blood Dunza and Kastoacha also spinning. Sat, 10pm, 9/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan, HK$100, includes one drink. Inquiries: heavyhk@gmail.com or www.myspace.com/heavyhongkong

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