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Hong Kong gigs

Make a date in Macau for Shrek the Musical and DJ A-Trak; Pat Metheny Hong Kong bound

Broadway hit musical based around loveable animated character from TV and cinema hits Macau in July, preceded by A-Trak, while Metheny plays for two nights in June. Tickets available now

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 21 April, 2016, 5:46am
UPDATED : Thursday, 21 April, 2016, 5:46am

Shrek the Musical

It’s always welcome news when anything from the Shrek franchise appears on the radar. Shrek the Musical, a hit on Broadway and in London’s West End, makes its way to Asia for the first time this summer. Featuring favourite characters from the award-winning animation series.

In English with Chinese surtitles. July 22-Aug 7. Tuesday-Thursday, 8pm; Saturday, 2pm, 8pm; Sunday, 1pm, 6pm, The Venetian Macao, Macau, HK$180-HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: +853 2882 8818

A-Trak

At 15 he became the youngest DMC World DJ Champion. Years later he was recruited by none other than Kanye West to be his touring DJ. Watch the Canadian turntablist perform digital alchemy when he converts this forgotten art into a science.

May 7, 9pm, Pacha, Studio City, Macau, HK$200 (early bird until April 26)-HK$250 (April 27-May 6) ticketflap.com. Inquiries: +853 8865 6699

Pat Metheny

Jazz World Live Series welcomes the American jazz guitarist for two nights this summer. Catch him playing with a supporting ensemble comprising drummer Antonio Sanchez, bassist Linda Oh and pianist Gwilym Simcock.

June 1-2, 8pm, Academic Community Hall, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, HK$380-HK$980 Cityline. Inquiries: 9476 8655