Nightlife HKG: Techno Abyss Party, Mr. Ho DJing and Bass Vault this Weekend
June 22, 2023
Another weekend in Hong Kong is upon us, and this spells for a jam-packed schedule of happy hour and cocktail nights, fresh raves, and club nights you must not miss. We save you the stress of planning your weekend and week ahead with our rundown of the best nightlife events.
1. Techno Abyss Celebrates One-Year Special in Massive Secret Outdoor/Indoor Rave Space
Hong Kong’s leading local techno squad Abyss is turning one, and they are celebrating with a mega festival experience. They are building two stages to host a dozen DJs from four collectives to launch 10 hours of naughty techno tunes all night. Catch DJs The Heman, Jordy Lee, Rahiti, Z.amp, and more.
When: 10PM till 6AM, June 24
Where: “Secret location close to town”
How much: Buy tickets, HK$350
2. Hong Kong Loved Mr. Ho is Back at Mihn for an All-Night Long Vinyl DJ Set this Saturday
After a non-stop tour schedule, Hong Kong’s beloved Mr. Ho is back in his home of Mihn in Sheung Wan, performing a special all-vinyl DJ set throughout the night. Produced under Klasse Wrecks label, Mr. Ho knows house music, and his mastery of house, techno, breakbeat, and electronica is one to not miss for his residency at Mihn.
When: 10PM till 5AM, June 24
Where: Mihn Club, 4/F, 279 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$180
3. Salon 10 Presents ‘Our House’ with DJ Robin Lee for First of Many Basehall Parties
Faze Action’s Robin Lee is bringing his disco, house, and Balearic sound energy to a wicked party housed in Basehall 2’s expansive event space for a night of infectious rhythm, energetic beats, and pure disco fun. With DJ support from Roy Malig and Johnny Hiller, this event is sure to be a night to remember.
When: 9PM till 3AM, June 23
Where: Basehall 2, Jardine House, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$280
4. LIVENDIRECT Crew Joins 01:59 for Cheeky UKG, Drum n Bass and Breakbeats at Social Room
Founded in the dark days of 2022, 01:59 Club is joining the key U.K. Garage propagators in Hong Kong, LIVENDIRECT, to host a mega night at Social Room celebrating the tunes of the raves and festivals of the U.K. Playing on the night are the youngest and freshest DJs on the scene, Whosseany, Carson Leung, Harry Avery, and DJ Tuesday.
When: 11:30PM till 4AM, June 23
Where: Social Room, 3/F, Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$200 entry with one drink included
5. New Event Series ‘Bass Vault’ at Zeus Presenting Great Bass and Hard Music in Hong Kong
Presented by Core of the Horizon, enthusiasts of hard, bass, and hardcore sub-genres of EDM music, Bass Vault launches in its inaugural form for Hong Kong’s bass heads to hear the deepest techno, hardstyle, dubstep, and drum and bass tunes this weekend. Join DJs Cryrus Gold, Scaro, Middx, Khazed, and Sheldon Alpha to a dizzying night of jumping.
When: 11PM till 4AM, June 22
Where: Zeus, 22/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$200 including one free drink, HK$250 door price
6. Detroit House DJ Alton Miller Comes to Ping Pong 129 on World Tour
Known as one of the music makers who popularised the hard-hitting melodies of house music in Detroit, Alton Miller comes hot to Hong Kong for a soothing set at Ping Pong 129 in Sai Ying Pun. This Pride Month celebration explores the interlinking history of queer representation in house music.
When: 8PM till 1AM, June 22
Where: Ping Pong 129, L/G, 129 Second Street, Nam Cheong House, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free, but support your local bartenders
7. PITCH Celebrates Second Anniversary with Japanese Touring DJs at Repulse Bay’s The Pulse
With its second anniversary coming up, PITCH is back at The Pulse in Repulse Bay, southside’s electric space, for a special night of disco dancing. The homegrown festival championing good dance music and vibes is inviting DJs Kikiorix and Sisi from Japan’s heavy Rainbow Disco Club, as well as a live set from kuniyuku, for a night of partying with a sweeping view of the beach.
When: 4PM till 12AM, July 1
Where: The Pulse, L3, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$388 early bird, HK$488 advance, HK$588 last chance ticket
Sip & Save: Pre-Game Like a Pro at These Bars
Attempting to reinvent the bar experience in Hong Kong, Artifact Bar is the next place to go for an elevated sipping experience that lays in the heart of Hong Kong, but hidden by many doors. The underground bar serves as a portal to an experience you won’t find anywhere else, focusing on international brown spirits.
Where: Artifact Bar, No. 1 & 2, Shop 5 & 7, LG/F, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central Hong Kong
This cosy underrated Wan Chai craft beer bar and restaurant is the perfect place to unwind in a space where beer is great and taken seriously. With a rotating selection of locally brewed beers on tap, like Gweilo and Young Master, as well as lesser-known gems from Seven Brews, Citi Brew, and The Brew Commons, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Where: Hoppy Junction, Shop G, G/F, 2-12A Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour
This hidden gem, brought to you by the team behind Mrs Pound and Foxglove, is a speakeasy-style bar located inside the Landmark. Dr. Fern's Gin Parlour boasts an impressive collection of over 200 world gins. Whether you're a gin connoisseur or just starting to explore the spirit, you're sure to find something that catches your eye.
Where: Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour, Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
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