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Written by: Katarina Cvetko
Hong Kong’s biggest annual music and arts festival is returning to the iconic Central Harbourfront in November 2018. The three-day event has established itself as a local favourite with a widespread range of music as well as a series of art installations, film, and various other activities. The first round lineup was recently announced, featuring a number of local and international names. Check out the lineup here.
New York Indie legends Interpol will be making their Hong Kong debut at Clockenflap 2018. The trio burst onto the scene in 2002 and have seen a great amount of commercial success ever since with multiple critically acclaimed albums. Drawing comparisons to popular post-punk bands such as Joy Division and The Chameleons, Interpol will be bringing the main stage to life on day one of the festival. Check out their most popular track below.
American singer and songwriter Khalid has been peaking on the Billboard charts with his hit singles and collaborations. After releasing his debut album in 2017, the artist broke into the electronic world, collaborating with the biggest names in the scene including Marshmello and Martin Garrix. Check out his most popular collaboration below.
Amber Giles, known professionally as Mija is no stranger to the electronic music scene in Asia. The Los Angeles based DJ and producer has developed a massive global fan base with her genre-defying mixes and productions. The artist has had multiple releases under Skrillex’s label OWSLA before launching her very own record label Never B Alone and continues to expose her audience to new and different sounds. Check out her most popular mix below.
Australian duo Peking Duk catapulted into the music scene in 2015 with their electrifying summer tracks and have been on the rise ever since. Having headlined many local festivals as well as making appearances at many international events, these two have captivated audiences all over the world. Check out their most popular track below.
English indie rock band The Vaccines will be making their long-awaited return to Hong Kong at this year’s edition of Clockenflap. The group has seen great success with the release of four studio albums and numerous award nominations. They have also toured extensively and have opened up for some of the biggest acts in the world. Check out their most popular track below.
With a wide range of local and international artists across multiple genres spread out across Hong Kong’s picturesque Harbourfront, there is no doubt that Clockenflap 2018 will be another successful event. Enjoy a weekend of music, art, and culture surrounded by the city’s iconic skyline. Tickets can be purchased here starting at $140 USD for three-day passes and children 12 and under can enter for free!