Book now for The Naked Magicians, Khalil Fong and more
From an adults-only magic duo to a multisensory electronic dance music journey, a New York rock trio and Mando-pop singer-songwriter, there's plenty to look forward to
The Naked Magicians: Australians Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler fuse comedy and close-up magic with hilarious results in this adults-only show. "Good magicians don't need sleeves; great magicians don't need pants," says Wayne. The charismatic pair have earned rollicking reviews around the globe for literally stripping away the magic stereotypes with their full-frontal illusions and irreverent delivery.
September 15-17, 7.45pm; September 18 and 19, 7.15pm, 9.45pm; September 20, 7pm; Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, HK$395-HK$595,HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3759 7617
Heineken Green Room: Billed as a five-hour "sound experiment" this is an opportunity to experience electronic dance music like never before. Five international DJs and a plethora of special effects will take party-goers on a multisensory journey. The centrepiece of the event is a giant spherical screen known as "the orb", which displays customised visuals created by artist Brandon Tay from Syndicate. The sounds will be provided by an all-star line-up, including DJs Alvaro, Hard Rock Sofa, Scarnite (pictured), Rana and Becareful.
August 7, 10pm, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, HK$388 (advance), HK$588 (door). Inquiries: 3717 2222
Against the Current: This internet-fuelled pop-rock phenomenon return to the city as part of their first headlining world tour. Hailing from Poughkeepsie, New York, the trio of singer Chrissy Costanza, guitarist Dan Gow and drummer Will Ferri turned a fanatical YouTube following into real-life success.
September 2, 8pm, Macpherson Stadium, 38 Nelson Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, HK$380-HK$680, Cityline. Inquiries: 2111 5333
Khalil Fong: After a two-year hiatus, the popular singer-songwriter is back with a pair of high-profile shows. Backed by a group of up-and-coming local singers, Fong has created a programme built around the Mando-pop and soul standards that have inspired him.
August 4 and 5, 8.15pm, Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$380-HK$1,280, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3618 0750