Nightlife HKG: Duddell’s Disco Bao and Nine More Nightlife Events
by: The Beat Asia
March 09, 2023
Another weekend in Hong Kong is upon us and this means a jam-packed schedule of happy hours and cocktail nights, fresh raves and club nights, and dinners and food pop-ups you must not miss. We save you the stress of planning your weekend with our rundown of the best nightlife events this weekend you cannot miss.
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1. Duddell's Disco Bao Brings the 70s and 80s to You
Hong Kong’s signature glam party Disco Bao is back at the luxury Michelin-starred dim sum eatery Duddell’s for yet another champagne-fueled bust-down with the finest of 1970s and 80s songs to kick your weekend into gear.
The party concept lands at 10PM on Saturday as the champagne bottles start pouring from the rooftop and tables to kick back and tune in to the finest of the former era of disco tunes and Hong Kong soirees, including Bee Gees, Michael Jackson, and Village People.
When: 10PM till late, Mar. 11
Where: Duddell's, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: HK$150 including a glass of Perrier-Jouët Blanc de Blancs. Buy tickets here.
2. Chaotic Presents Houseum at CARBON Club
Fun-loving YouTube DJ group Houseum makes his way to Hong Kong to play a night of groovy house tunes atop the CARBON rooftop and inside its spacious indoor club. Brought to you by the good people at Chaotic Pavillion, the digital record label is inviting a handful of European DJs to spin decks.
Marc Brauner of Berlin joins Gavinco from the U.K and founder of Houseum, Parisian HSM to headline the dusk till late night rendezvous overlooking the Hong Kong skyline. Trust us, tickets will sell out soon so grab them now while you can.
When: 7:30PM – 3:30AM, Mar. 11
Where: CARBON, 26/F, H Code, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: HK$350 general admission until Mar. 11, HK$450 general admission. Buy tickets here.
3. Feed the Dragon x Mean Gurls Club DJ Workshops and Afterparty
Celebrating International Women’s Day, Hong Kong’s UK bass music group Feed the Dragon and femme DJ crew Mean Gurls Club are teaming up for an afternoon and night event at Terrible Baby in Jordan to bring DJing workshops and a stellar afterparty to your ears.
Following sold out DJ workshops in both Cantonese and English, industry talks with cocktails will be held from 6PM onwards insights into launching music careers. The afterparty features a stellar crew of local talent, including Mean Gurls Club founder Subez Yeti, co-founder of Feed the Dragon Mengzy, producer Farrah, and tech DJs Shanda and Angelika.
When: 4PM - 1AM
Where: Terrible Baby, 1/F, Eaton Hotel, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Kowloon
How much: Free, but RSVP is required!
4. Producer-DJ Imanbek Brings the House Down at BOOMERANG
The producer, mysteriously named Imanbek, behind ‘Rose (Imanbek Remix)’ - yes, that song – comes to Hong Kong wearing his classic mask to bring his produced tunes and more mixes to a stunning house set for hours at Boomerang.
Achieving Platinum certified for ‘Roses,’ Imanbek is also known for producing ‘Belly Dancer’ and ‘Sweet Dreams’ with Alan Walker. After ten years of grinding the producer train, Imanbek is on a solid path to achieve stardom as a DJ, albeit masked!
When: 11PM till 5AM, Mar. 11
Where: Boomerang, 55 D'Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: HK$300 girls tickets, HK$350 boys tickets – including one drink. Buy tickets here.
5. APO x Faye present: Split with DJ Fingaz and Co
Bringing the ruckus to Lan Kwai Fong’s highest glitzy rooftop bar is the DJ group of APO, headlined by the one and only DJ Fingaz, a Hong Kong legend and known for his international work with Snoop Dogg, Shaq, Nicki Minaj, Wu-Tang Clan, and more.
The Detroit-local brings hip hop and house tunes alongside a fat team of DJs mowing down tunes from cocktail hour straight through early morning. DJ Parco joins in the fun, alongside Edwin, JulieJJun, Wilkinho b2b Parco, and TOJO b2b Michael Powter.
When: 9PM till late, Mar. 11
Where: Faye, 25/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: HK$300 advance tickets, HK$400 at the door including one drink. Buy tickets here.
6. Canto Disco Night Hosted at Behind Bars with DJ Quintin NG
The iconic Canto Disco Night is making a triumphant comeback on Friday with Behind Bars being shaped as a special space for entering back into the golden age of Cantopop and Cantodisco from 2000s classics, big hits from your favourite singers, to late 90s fandom.
The lovely people at Behind Bars want you to come donning your best 2000s fashion pieces, looking as stylish as the folks who used to grace Lan Kwai Fong two decades ago. Get groovy with a plenty of Young Master beers available and DJ Quintin Ng on decks.
When: 8PM till 11PM, Mar. 10
Where: Behind Bars, G/F, E Hall, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: HK$150 including one drink. Buy tickets here.
7. Dark Metaz XVII at Social Room with Breaks, Jungle, Bassline All-night
New dark atoms are soon to be forming at the grungy Dark Metaz XVII night hosted at Social Room on Saturday night, featuring the hardest hitting of UK-bass music specialising DJs in Hong Kong.
Heading the big night is JFÜNG leading the Dark Metaz group, alongside DJ Fry Up with Slime Fest Archive, Justin Lim who recently played at Clockenflap representing Feed the Dragon, IPSIFU, and Pixz mixing desks too.
When: 11PM till late, Mar. 11
Where: Social Room, 3/F, Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: HK$200 including one standard drink
8. Bass Guru youANDme Plays Oma with Anthony2 and Ocean Lam
A man ingrained in the hardcore German electronic music world, youANDme makes his way to the back alleys of Central to bring mahoosive bass tunes to Oma for a taste of the Berlin club scene in our Hong Kong spaces.
Playing at Cocoon and Deslota in Berlin, youANDme joins local legends Ocean Lam and Anthony2 to switch up vibes at Hong Kong’s latest running club ending as soon as the lights in the city and sun rises again.
When: 11PM till 6AM, Mar. 11
Where: Oma, LB/F, Harilela House, No. 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: HK$250 with one drink
9. Art & Wine Sipping and Painting Weekend at Rica Art Space
If you are tired from Clockenflap and wanted to look for something low key for the weekend to relax, Rica Art Space’s weekendly art and wine painting workshop is a perfect get away for creative art jamming alongside a cozy glass of wine or two.
All painting materials are included and guidance is provided from in-house tutors. All you need is the creative juices to pour all over the canvas.
When: 7PM till 10PM, Mar. 10, 11, 12
Where: Rica Art Space, 12/F Mirage Tower, 13-15 Thompson Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: HK$330. Buy tickets here.
10. The Jenger Sessions with Jennifer Palor and Ginger Kwan at Grappas
The stunning dynamic duo of throwback singers Jennifer Palor and Ginger Kwan return to Grappa’s Cellar for what is hoped to be yet another sold-out duet performance, singing everything from the Beatles to Motown and Amy Winehouse.
Backed up by Sui Jai Jez on keys, Rudy Balbuena on bass, and Anthony Fernandes on drums, doors open 6:30PM for a la carte dinner selections and wines to be sipped for a glorious femme performance.
When: 8:30PM till 11PM, Mar. 11
Where: Grappa’s Cellar, LG/F, Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: HK$230 including one drink. Buy ticket here.
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