Upcoming concerts and gigs in Hong Kong and Macau
Manchester-based indie group, The 1975, are returning to Hong Kong this September since their last show in 2015. Having won Album of the Year at the 2019 Brit Awards and landing their third UK chart-topping album, their mixture of indie pop and alternative rock is more popular than ever. Their new album A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships includes the outfit’s classic rhythms with the introduction of new hits that have become an international success.
The man behind the music of The Lion King, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy and Dunkirk, multi-award-winning film composer Hans Zimmer is performing his iconic works live in Hong Kong for the first time. Having scored more than 150 projects and Hollywood blockbusters, Hans Zimmer will be performing his dramatic, emotional and heart-palpitating film scores led by a live symphony orchestra with Zimmer himself at the helm.
Backstreet’s back, alright! 90s nostalgia is bigger than ever and look forward to another trip down memory lane as the ultimate 90s boyband Backstreet Boys has just announced they’re heading to Macau’s The Venetian this October as part of their new DNA World Tour. Following their latest album DNA, which features songs written by Charli XCX – debuted at the top of the charts. Clearly, the boys still got it. Get ready to rock your body.
Clear out your schedule for August 31 and September 1, and head down to Asia World Expo, where you can see K-pop boyband GOT7 performing live in Hong Kong. The boys are returning to Hong Kong as part of their "Keep Spinning" World Tour, where fans can expect renditions of songs from their latest album, Spinning Top. Ticket prices range from $588 to $2,388 and will go on public sale starting July 15 on HK Ticketing; while UnionPay credit cardholders can purchase tickets in advance from July 9 to 11. Don't miss it!
Hong Kong’s answer to Glastonbury and Coachella, Clockenflap is back with an impressive lineup for 2019. The massive three-day music and arts fest in 2018 saw some seriously big bands and acts like Interpol and Khalid as well as super talented up-and-comers within the local music scene. It’ll be exciting to see what 2019 brings. Don’t forget to check out all the various indie stalls and shops.