PUBLISHED : Thursday, 20 August, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 20 August, 2009, 12:00am


In the Nursery Movie X Music

British music technologists twins Klive and Nigel Humberstone perform music scores they have composed to accompany screenings of silent films: Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera, a portrayal of Russian city life in the era between Lenin and Stalin, Tonight, 7.30pm, Sat, 4pm; and Carl Theodore Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc, a biographical drama about the French peasant girl turned Catholic martyr, tomorrow-Sat, 7.30pm. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0273

The Punchline Comedy Club

British trio Mike Wilkinson, Simon Bligh, and Bennett Arron perform stand-up comedy. In English. Tonight-Sat, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$320 Inquiries: 2598 1222

Silvermine Bay Music Festival

Local bands, including Ricemagnet, Ignite the Hope, the David Bowie Knives and the Sleeves, perform outdoors. Tomorrow-Aug 23, 11am-10pm, Silvermine Bay Beach, Mui Wo, Lantau island, free. Inquiries: 2984 9248

Welcome to My World Asia Live Tour 2009

Taiwan-based Malaysian singer-songwriter Gary Chaw Ge performs Mando-pop and R&B songs. Tomorrow, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau island, HK$200-HK$580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2886 9000

Rickard Malmsten Trio

Guitarist Malmsten and his trio play original contemporary music with a Scandinavian twist. Tomorrow, 10.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$100 (advance), HK$125 (door), includes one drink. Free for members. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Andre Pulse

The Brazilian DJ mixes house music. Local DJ Morrett's supports. Tomorrow, 11pm, Volar, B/F, 39-44 D'Aguilar St, Central, HK$250, includes one drink, booking recommended. Free for members. Inquiries: 2810 1276

Let Music Be Free

Singer-songwriter Adrian Tsing, indie singer Gloria Tang and the band Pork perform. Sat, 8pm, Hang Out! Youth Outreach Jockey Club Building, 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho, HK$1 (or more if you wish). Inquiries:

Sandy Lam

The Hong Kong Canto-pop singer performs. Sat, 8pm, Cotai Arena, The Venetian Macao, Cotai Strip, Macau, 200-600 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 2882 8818 or

Underground 84

Local bands Dear Jane, Lazy Susan, Logo, Pleasure Garden, Tai Tai Alibi and Velvette Vendetta perform alternative and pop rock. Sat, 9.30pm, Lan Kwai Fong Beer Bar, G/F, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Central, HK$100, students HK$80. Inquiries: 9486 4648

DJ Lloyd

The Indian DJ spins Bollywood tunes, Punjabi music, house and hip hop. Sat, 10pm, Khana Khazana, 4/F Winfield Commercial Building, 6-8A Prat Avenue, TST, HK$200, includes two drinks. Inquiries: 6019 0621

White Noise

DJ Rowan Blades spins electronic dance music; Tynee, DJ Christian, Jason F, AKW, DJ Darko and Finsent C support. Sat, 10pm, Cliq, 2/F On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, HK$220 (first 100), HK$280 (advance from HMV), HK$380 (door). Inquiries: 6809 1689 or 2868 3111

Jazz Straight Up

Tim Wilson leads jazz musicians in mainstream jazz at an acoustic session. Sat, 10.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$100 (advance), HK$125 (door), includes one drink. Free for members. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Fresh Funky

The DJ plays techno house. Sat, 11pm, Linq, 35 Pottinger St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2971 0680

Future Sound of HK

Macanese DJs N1D and Siayan, the Netherlands' ArNe, Australian DJ Redman, British DJ IAMHAYES, American Re:Flex and Singaporean MC Capas mix dubstep and drum 'n' bass. Sat, 11pm-5am, Bassment, L/G, 13 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, HK$100, includes one drink. Inquiries: 9099 1930

Julie McKnight

The American pop-R&B singer performs. Sat, 11.30pm, Dragon-I, UG/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, HK$300. Inquiries: 2813 2445

Tom Lee Music Carnival

Channon Liu leads a drum circle, Aug 23, 2pm-3.30pm; performances by bands Montage, Gazer, Superimposed Tritonic Motifs, Anything Else, Sorrow, Wish and Smile follow, 3.30pm-6pm. Piazza Area C, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2737 7688

Kardinal Offishall

The Canadian MC performs a blend of rap, reggae and dancehall. Aug 26, 10pm, M1NT, 108 Hollywood Rd, Central, HK$250 (non-members). Inquiries: 2261 1111

The Venetian Macau 2nd Anniversary Concert

Sun Nan, Eason Chan Yik-shun, Joey Yung Cho-yee, Leo Ku Kui-kei, Show Luo Zhi-xiang and others sing Canto- and Mando-pop songs. Television personalities Derek Lee and Fala Chen host the event. Aug 28, 8.30pm, the CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao, Cotai Strip, Macau, 180-880 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 2882 8818 or

Courtney Act

The Australian pop singer-drag entertainer performs. Aug 28-29, 9pm, SEVVA, 25/F Prince's Building, 10 Chater Rd, Central, free, reservations required. Inquiries: 2537 1388

Hanjin Raw Jazz Live

The Singaporean jazz singer, Hanjin Tan, performs. Aug 28, also Sept 18, 9pm, Dada Bar + Lounge, 2/F The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberly Rd, TST, HK$350, includes one drink and Hanjin CD. Inquiries: 3763 8778

DJ Nakadia

The Thai DJ headlines a night of electro-tech house music also featuring DJ Frankie Lam and EpZ. Aug 28, 11pm, Lava, 3-5/F The Plaza, 21 D'Aguilar St, Central, HK$150 with drink before midnight, $200 with drink after midnight. Inquiries: 9014 0221

Jeff Chang in Concert

The Taiwanese singer serves up Mando-pop music. Aug 29, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2905 8134

Macau Electronic Dance Music Festival

DJs Christopher Lawrence, Ronski Speed and others mix progressive and trance music, breaks, electro, tech house and drum 'n' bass. Aug 29, 10pm, Cotai Expo, The Venetian Macao, Cotai Strip, Macau, 350 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 2882 8818 or

Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra

Taka Hirohama leads the group of local, Japanese, American and British expat musicians in playing big band jazz. Vocalist Elaine Liu features. Aug 29, 10.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$125, includes one drink. Free for members. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Hey Girl Hong Kong Mini Live

The teen Mando-pop group from Taiwan in concert. Aug 29, 3pm, 8pm, Hitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$290, HK$390 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3697 3488

Recycle - Keep Rolling

Beijing band Recycle play pop and punk rock. Aug 29, 9pm, AsiaWorld-Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau island, HK$380, HK$680 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 6883 9871

Hironobu Kageyama and Masaaki Endoh Galaxy Return in HK Live

The singer-songwriters of anime show songs (and members of Jam Project) perform. Aug 30, 7.30pm, Hitec, 1 Expo Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$330-HK$580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3588 1731

Regular Gigs


Trumpet player Li Xiachuan, saxophonist Brian Girley, pianist Roberto Verastegui and drummer Zach Forsyth play modern jazz, tonight, 9pm, free. Vocalist Marsha Yuan with guitarist Eugene Pao, keyboardist Ted Lo, bassist Terry Chan and drummer Anthony Fernandes and guests vocalist-guitarists Adrian DaSilva and Solomon Siah, and keyboardist Joao Mascarenhas serve up jazz tunes, tomorrow, 10pm, HK$180, includes one drink. Singer Rachel Kar performs acoustic pop, Sat, 10.30pm, HK$150, includes one drink. Macau bands (M7) and local artists including Angus Chao and John Choi represented on the Inside Out album perform, Aug 23, 9pm, HK$120, includes one drink. Winners of the Battlestage heats perform, Aug 24-25, 8pm, free. On Aug 26, Charcoal play blues, Brothers of Roadkill play original music and Helter Skelter play blues, 9pm, HK$100, includes a drink. 1/F Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2167 8985

Home Lounge

Arun R plays deep, jackin' and soulful house, tonight, midnight-3am, LG/F Au's Building, 17-19 Hollywood Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 2537 1000 or


Rachel Kar serves up acoustic pop. Tomorrow, 11pm, Shop H2, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$100, HK$90 (bc members). Inquiries: 2384 8929

Peel Fresco Music Lounge

Al Gordon assembles a group of Latin musicians to serve up salsa music, tonight, 9.30pm. Japanese saxophonist Shoichi Chinda plays bebop jazz, tomorrow, 9.30pm. Jason Ho presents the Latin Jazz groove sounds of Red Taurus, Sat, 10pm. Aug 23 is chill-out jam night for jazz musicians, 9.30pm. On Aug 24, drummer Robbin Harris (aka The Viking) and guests forms trios to play jazz, funk and groove, 9pm. On Aug 25, it's open mic night for amateur musicians who want to take to the stage, 9.30pm. On Aug 26, the Soul Crusaders (Bob Mocarsky's organ trio, with Al Gordon on drums and Skip Moy on guitar) play 1960s organ trio jazz, 9.30pm. 49 Peel St, SoHo, free. Inquiries: 2540 2046 or

TakeOut Comedy Club

English stand-up comedy with: Anthony Solimini, Matina Leung, Ado Blackburn, Big Ben, David Chalmers, James Lee, Dennis Wronka and Jami Gong, tomorrow, 9.30pm; and Amberish Rathi, Alan Stewart, Ado Blackburn, Tom Sanders, David Chalmers, James Morley and Gaelle Gognau, Sat, 9.30pm. B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo, HK$150. Inquiries: 6220 4436 or

The Wanch

Jing Wong, Reign Lee and Monday Faded serve up original rock 'n' roll, tonight, 9pm. Tomorrow, Vin Rouge also opt for rock 'n' roll, 9pm; and Hat Trick continues with rock, 11pm. On Sat, Lani Giro hosts an acoustic jam, 4pm-8pm; then rock 'n' rollers A-FOR play, 11pm. On Aug 23, Armie & Friends play folk rock, 3pm-7pm; then Lito & Friends play classic rock, 7pm. Aug 24 is jam night for amateur bands and musicians who would like the chance to perform in front of a crowd, 9pm. On Aug 25, Chill Factor serve up folk rock, 9.30pm. On Aug 26, rock 'n' rollers Hat Trick return for another show, 9.30pm. 54 Jaffe Rd, Wan Chai, free. Inquiries: 2861 1621


Multiboy and the Prawn play party music, tomorrow. Yiannis and Ocean Lam mix tech-house and techno, Sat. Gigs from 10pm-4am, L/B, 79 Wyndham St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2147 2383 or