W Hong Kong pool parties return; book too for Canto-pop fest, Sodagreen, and The Used

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 20 May, 2015, 10:53pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 20 May, 2015, 10:53pm

SHOCK WAVE pool party series
This rooftop venue has been the scene of some of the hottest summer soirées of recent years. The infinity pool on the 76th floor creates its own kind of drama and the beats and live entertainment do the rest. June 6 and 27; July 18; August 1 and 22, 8pm, W Hong Kong, West Kowloon, HK$400-HK$950, next.fatsoma.com

 

The Used

These four lapsed Mormons from Utah have built a faithful congregation of their own over the past 14 years playing hardcore festivals worldwide alongside the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Linkin Park and Snoop Dogg. To non-fans, frontman Bert McCracken is best known for dating Kelly Osbourne at the height of her fame, and for screaming so hard on stage that he often throws up. Now Hong Kong gets a chance to see what all the noise is about. August 10, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$550, ticketflap.com

 

Rock Music Charity Concert

All your favourite Cantonese rock stars are teaming up for a good cause in July. Come and join the likes of Supper Moment, Killer Soap, Mr, and Robynn & Kendy as they dig deep for Ronald McDonald House Charities, the independent non-profit organisation that provides a "home from home" for mums, dads and siblings who want to stay close to family members when they are in hospital. July 18, 8.15pm-10.15pm, McPherson Stadium, Mong Kok, HK$280-HK$489, Cityline. Inquiries: 2111 5333

 

Sodagreen

The enduring Taiwanese indie pop outfit return to the city for four big nights as part of their summer world tour. Still going strong after 11 years together, the effervescent six-piece will be performing many of their greatest hits, such as Flying Fish and My Future is Not a Dream as well as new material. July 25-28, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, Hung Hom, HK$280-HK$888, Urbtix. Inquiries: 2111 5999