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In Pictures: Interactive artwork and music wow festivalgoers as Clockenflap gets into full swing

Interactive artwork and a diverse succession of sets wowed festivalgoers as the Clockenflap festival continued into its second day.

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Photo: Chris Lusher.

On Saturday, headliners The Prodigy and Stormzy got the crowd moving as tribute act The Bootleg Beatles led the audience in an epic singalong by the Central habourfront.

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The Prodigy. Photo: Chris Lusher.

Aside from the music, attendees enjoyed an array of interactive art pieces.

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Photo: Luke Van der Kamp.

Balloon Chain, a gigantic sculpture made of helium-filled balloons, brightened up the harbour as it continued to change, shaped by the passing wind throughout the weekend.


In Pictures: Hong Kong’s 10th Clockenflap festival kicks off in Central

Clockenflap music and arts festival kicked off on Friday at the Central Harbourfront.

Clockenflap

Photo: Chris Lusher.

The 10th edition of the 3-day festival began with performances from UK indie heroes Kaiser Chiefs, Canadian indie-pop chanteuse Feist, French indie band Totorro, Chengdu rap act Higher Brothers and LA rapper Kid Ink.

Feist

Feist, Photo: Chris Lusher.

On Saturday, UK grime don Stormzy, local indie legends Chochukmo, Portland’s Dandy Warhols and UK techno-punk hellraisers The Prodigy will be playing.

Clockenflap Higher Brothers.

Higher Brothers. Photo: HKFP.

Tickets are still available – HK$1,050 for single day entry. HK$640 for students.


Event: The full Clockenflap Festival 2017 schedule

The Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival returns for its 10th edition next weekend at Central Harbourfront, bringing together a sparkling array of talent, unique attractions and music-loving fans that all adds up to the best weekend of the year.

Here is the full 2017 schedule – click to enlarge:

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See also: Clockenflap Festival 2017: The Prodigy, Young Fathers, Temples, Jungle & Bootleg Beatles

saturday clockenflap 2017 schedule

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See also: Massive Attack, Feist, MØ, Dandy Warhols, Matthew Dear, Bob Moses confirmed

sunday clockenflap 2017 schedule

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Phase 3 ticket prices:

  • General admission 3-Day weekend tickets are HK$1,830

Kaiser Chiefs, Kid Ink, Stormzy, Chochukmo to play at Hong Kong’s Clockenflap 2017, as full line-up confirmed

English indie rock band the Kaiser Chiefs, American rapper Kid Ink, Michigan DJ Seth Troxler and English grime and hip hop artist Stormzy have been announced for Clockenflap 2017. 

Also joining the line-up will be French Hip-hop beatmaker Onra, Californian DJ/producer Tokimonsta, Taiwanese funk-pop trio Cosmos People and local indie heroes Chochukmo.

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The Kaiser Chiefs. Photo: Clockenflap.

They will be joining previously announced acts The Prodigy, Temples, Temples, The Bootleg Beatles,  Young Fathers, Slaves and Wednesday Campanella.

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Shots of the Prodigy on tour, Sydney Australia, March 2015.

As well as Massive Attack, Feist, MØ, Dandy Warhols and Bob Moses at Central Harbourfront from Friday, November 17 to Sunday 19.


Clockenflap Festival 2017: The Prodigy, Young Fathers, Temples, Jungle & Bootleg Beatles just announced

Legendary UK live act The Prodigy, neo-soul heroes Jungle, psychedelic rockers Temples, dubstep pioneer Skream and record-breaking Fab Four tribute act The Bootleg Beatles, have been announced for Clockenflap 2017.

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Shots of the Prodigy on tour, Sydney Australia, March 2015.

Also added to this year’s lineup are Mercury Prize-winning Scottish alternative hip-hop collective Young Fathers, Australian psychedelic rock maestros Pond, British punk duo Slaves, and J-Pop giants 水曜日のカンパネラ Wednesday Campanella.

Jungle and Temples.

Jungle and Temples.

All will be joining previously announced Massive Attack, Feist, MØ, Dandy Warhols, Matthew Dear and Bob Moses at Central Harbourfront from Friday, November 17 to Sunday 19.


Massive Attack, Feist, MØ, Dandy Warhols, Matthew Dear, Bob Moses confirmed for Clockenflap Festival 2017

Hong Kong’s biggest music festival, Clockenflap, returns to Central Harbourfront for its 10th edition this year.

Acts announced on Tuesday include:

  • Bristol trip-hop legends Massive Attack
  • Canadian indie-rock chanteuse Feist
  • US indie veterans The Dandy Warhols
  • US DJ/producer Matthew Dear
  • Canadian duo Bob Moses
  • Manchester five-piece Blossoms
  • Danish electropop singer
  • Local acoustic act Per Se
  • World music mavericks Tinariwen
  • Hong Kong indie legends Fan Hung A 粉紅 A
  • Chinese rap group Higher Brothers 海爾兄弟
  • Taiwan alt-indie act Hello Nico
  • …and Hong Kong rock pop favourites Supper Moment

HKFP Lens: Festival goers defy the rain as Clockenflap 2016 rocks Hong Kong’s Central Harbourfront

Hong Kong’s biggest music festival Clockenflap continued on Saturday with performances from M.I.A., London Grammar, José González, Cheer Chen, Blood Orange and hyukoh.

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Yuna. Photo: Chris Lusher.

Sunday tickets starting at HK$980 are still available at www.ticketflap.com or on the door.

blood Orange

Blood Orange.

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Slot Machine. Photo: HKFP.

José González

José González. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

All Genius All Idiot.

All Genius All Idiot. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

All Genius All Idiot.

All Genius All Idiot. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

All Genius All Idiot.

All Genius All Idiot. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

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All Genius All Idiot. Photo: Tom Grundy.

London Grammar.

London Grammar.

m.i.a.

M.I.A.

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Club Minky.

ICHI.

ICHI. Photo: Kitmin.


HKFP Lens: Clockenflap Festival 2016 kicks off at Central Harbourfront

Clockenflap 2016 kicked off Friday with performances from Sigur Rós, Ellen Loo, BADBADNOTGOOD, and tfvsjs at the Central Harbourfront. But it was George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic who stole the show at the Fwd Stage, concluding the first of the three-day festival.

Ellen Loo.

Ellen Loo. Photo: Kitmin.

Tfvsjs.

Tfvsjs. Photo: Adam Davis-Powell.

Sigur Ros

Sigur Ros. Photo: Kitmin.

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George Clinton. Photo: HKFP.

Silent Disco

Silent Disco. Photo: Adam David-Powell.

Ashwin Khosa

Ashwin Khosa. Photo: Derry Ainsworth.

Janette Slack.

Janette Slack. Photo: Derry Ainsworth.

Photo: HKFP.

Tickets starting at HK$980 are still available at ticketflap.com or on the door.

Michael Lai.

Michael Lai. Photo: Kitmin.


Event: M.I.A. confirmed for Clockenflap 2016 – full line-up released, as Die Antwoord drop out

British rapper M.I.A. has been confirmed for Clockenflap Festival 2016.

MIA

The full line-up has now been confirmed on Clockenflap.com

South African rap group Die Antwoord have pulled out of the festival citing “unforeseen circumstances.”

Clockenflap

Photo: Dominic Phua.

British dance duo The Chemical Brothers will be headlining.

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Also confirmed is British singer Devonté “Dev” Hynes also known as Blood Orange, American indie rock band Yo La Tengo and South Korean indie act Hyukoh.

The ninth Clockenflap Music and Arts Festival will move from the West Kowloon Cultural District to the Central Harbourfront Event Space this November 25th, 26th and 27th.


6 parties and festivals to hit up this autumn in Hong Kong

HongWrong’s pick of the parties this Autumn in Hong Kong.

Delta Open Air 2016

Sat, September 24: HK$250 early bird, venue announced on day. Facebook event.

delta

Hidden Agenda in Hip Hop

Fri September 30: Pay as you wish. Facebook event.

hidden agenda
Freespace Festival

Sat/Sun October 8/9: Freespace Festival, free, West Kowloon waterfront. Facebook event.

freespace festival

This is Bunker

Sat October 29: Donation, venue/details announced on day. Facebook page.

bunker party

Shi Fu Miz Festival

Sat October 29: HK$250 early bird, Pui O Life Base. Facebook event.

Shi Fu Miz Festival

Clockenflap

Fri/Sat/Sun November 25/26/27: Clockenflap, Central waterfront. Website.