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Book now for Kodaline, Dylan Moran, F.T. Island and more

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 01 July, 2015, 8:22pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 01 July, 2015, 8:22pm

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Kodaline
Dublin's pre-eminent alternative rock quartet are making their Hong Kong debut this summer as part of a sweeping world tour. Many will recognise some of their soaring tunes, which have featured on popular US dramas Grey's Anatomy and The Vampire Diaries, as well as on the soundtrack to the film The Fault in Our Stars. August 11, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$588 (advance), HK$688, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: [email protected]

 

Dylan Moran

The talented Irish stand-up comedian, best known for his work on deadpan British sitcom Black Books, brings new show Off the Hook for his first appearance in the city. Moran gives his unique take on love, politics, misery and the absurdity of life. September 3, 8pm, Kitec , 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$488-HK$888, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3128 8288

 

La Soirée

This high-energy variety show incorporates elements of cabaret, burlesque and circus acts delivered with an offbeat edge. Strictly for adults only, the troupe's performances have delighted audiences across the US, Europe and Australia, earning an Olivier Award in London and an Off-Broadway Alliance Award in New York. September 16 and 17, 7.30pm; September 18 and 19, 7pm, 9.30pm; September 20, 5pm, 8pm, Academy for Performing Arts, Lyric Theatre, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, HK$395-HK$1,095, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3759 7617

 

F.T. ISLAND

The South Korean pop rockers are the country's first instrumental idol band. The name is short for Five Treasure Island and since making their debut in 2007, the gifted collective have won a raft of accolades for their chart-topping material. Their previous Hong Kong shows in 2012 and 2013 sold out within an hour, a testament to the popularity of their artistry and showmanship. August 1, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, Lantau, HK$280-HK$1,280, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2850 5825