Due to the escalation of the crisis this week, and therefore the uncertainty this creates for the coming weeks, Clockenflap 2019 will be cancelled.
Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s biggest music and arts festival has finally released the full lineup which will take place from November 22 to 24 at Central Harbourfront. There are more new artists who have been added who they were British indie-rockers BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB, Australian singer-songwriter Nick MURPHY (formerly known as CHET FAKER), UK electronic-rock icons METRONOMY, psychedelic pop mavericks GLASS ANIMALS and experimental rockers THESE NEW PURITANS. In total, 100 TOP INTERNATIONAL, REGIONAL AND LOCAL ACTS will perform across SIX STAGES at the Central Harbourfront site.
DAY-BY-DAY MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS:
Getting the weekend started in style, Friday night is headlined by provocative American electropop goddess HALSEY, while English indie-rock heroes THE KOOKS and BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB are among the other big names slated to perform. There will also be mellifluous bedroom pop from US-based singer-songwriters GUS DAPPERTON, hip-hop from BBNO$ and Taiwan’s LEO 王, and ‘80s inspired synth-pop from Arkansas’s JOAN, as well as an utterly irresistible set from Fleetwood Mac-channelling DJ duo FLEETMAC WOOD.
Pumping up the volume on day two are Japanese kawaii metal band BABYMETAL and controversial Miami rap prodigy LIL PUMP, while there will also be dancefloor-shaking sets from bass-loving DJ/producer WHAT SO NOT and fellow Australians COSMO’S MIDNIGHT. A supremely eclectic day of music will also see sets from NICK MURPHY, GLASS ANIMALS and THESE NEW PURITANS, as well as exclusive performances by acclaimed Taiwanese singer-songwriter CROWD LU, Norwegian synth-pop chanteuse AURORA, Japanese all-girl electronic rockers CHAI, laidback Korean rapper COLDE and a special DJ set from globe-spanning indie-pop collective SUPERORGANISM.
Bringing the weekend to a spectacular conclusion, Sunday will be headlined by British indie-folk giants MUMFORD & SONS, who are making their long-awaited Hong Kong debut, while METRONOMY, Bristol post-punk hellions IDLES and Grammy-winning future bass innovator MURA MASA are set to deliver unmissable performances. Fans can also look forward to psychedelic rock from Melbourne’sincomparable KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD,boundary-pushing post-metal from California’s DEAFHEAVEN,melodic indie-pop from Norway’s BOY PABLO,synth-drenched R&B from UK duo HONNE,indie-folk from the Philippines’ BEN&BEN, indie rock from Korea’s SAY SUE ME,and the triumphant return to the live arena of acclaimed Taiwanese singer-songwriter WAA WEI.
Clockenflap 2019 Full Lineup
MUMFORD & SONS
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB
NICK MURPHY FKA CHET FAKER
WHAT SO NOT
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD
ADRIAN SHERWOOD TIME BOOM X THE UPSETTER DUB SESSIONS
THESE NEW PURITANS
SUPERORGANISM (DJ SET)
THE BOOGIE PLAYBOYS
SKARRA MUCCI, JADO, MOUSEFX WITH HEAVY HK
SAY SUE ME
SEA ISLAND & FERRY
KEVIN KAHO TSUI
MAGNETIC SOUL W/ NIKI PARRINGTON
BALL OF SNAKES
CRIMES AGAINST POP
BABANI RECORDS (DJ SET)
DJ FABSABS (POMEGRANATE SOUNDS)
DJ FIRE AUX
DJ STEVE BRUCE
JAMIE LEE (SOL PASSION MUSIC)
DJ CHI CHUNG
YUEN CHI CHUNG
MIKO VAN CHONG
FILL THE SILENCE
RE:FLEX B2B BROADBACK
Advanced tickets are on sale now until November 22.
Advanced ticket prices:
• General admission 3-Day weekend tickets are $1,490
• General admission Friday tickets are $880
• General admission Saturday and Sunday tickets are $950
• Student 3-Day weekend tickets are $1,080
• Student Friday tickets are $570
• Student Saturday and Sunday tickets are $640
Clockenflap offers free entry for children aged 12 and under (maximum two per one paying adult).
For more information: http://www.clockenflap.com/
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