Hong Kong gigs

Book now for electronic dance party DLDK, reggae ska festival and more

Dutch partystarters Don't Let Daddy Know make their Hong Kong debut, six bands take part in city's first festival of reggae and ska music, Colombian multimedia dance act offers something different, and K-pop boys BTS are Hong Kong bound

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 22 July, 2015, 10:23pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 22 July, 2015, 10:23pm

Don't Let Daddy Know

High-flying Dutch partystarters Don't Let Daddy Know bring their sonic shindig to Asia for the first time. After taking the club scene by storm at Privilege in Ibiza two years ago, DLDK have toured the world with a series of stellar one-off parties. And now it's Hong Kong's turn to sample the cutting-edge production, trademark special effects and gifted DJ roster, including The Chainsmokers, Laidback Luke (right), Sander Van Doorn and Sem Vox. September 30, 5pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, Lantau, HK$580-HK$22,000 (VIP table), HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2829 7322


HK International Reggae Ska Festival

Dust off your pork pie hat, slip on your two-tone creepers and get skanking at this inaugural celebration of Jamaica's dual gifts to the world of music. The high-energy line-up features six bands, including Hong Kong's 10-piece The Red Stripes, Taiwanese outfit Skaraoke, and roots, rock, reggae exponents Masia and the Irietones from Singapore. August 28, 7pm, Fringe Club, Wyndham Street, Central, HK$290 (advance), HK$380 (door), Inquiries: 9074 8886


Vanitas Libellum

This multimedia event promises to engage all the senses. Created by La Quinta del Lobo, an award-winning interdisciplinary performing arts group from Colombia, it was first staged in 2012 and has since evolved into a celebration of original live music, real-time video tracking and giant projections, all set to modern dance. Broken up into three acts, the one-hour show will push the boundaries of theatre. October 23 and 24, 8pm; October 25, 3pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Road, Shau Kei Wan, HK$220-HK$280, Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


Bangtan Boys

The K-pop assembly line shows no sign of slowing and the Seoul-based Bangtan Boys, aka BTS, are the nation's current boy band of choice. Their hip-hop flavoured take on R&B has earned them a monster following at home and across Asia and all seven members are accomplished dancers. August 29, 7pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, Lantau, HK$480-HK$1,580, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9222 3879