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Top Choice Live Music in Kowloon

Hidden Agenda

Hong Kong's best-known music dive has the setting (former warehouse), line-up (solid indie acts) and elusiveness (it's out of the way) all other dives wish they had. Located in the gritty industrial hub of Kwun Tong…
Top Choice Live Music in Kowloon

Canton Singing House

The oldest and most atmospheric of the singalong parlours, Canton resembles a film set with its mirror balls and glowing shrines. Each session features 20 singers, all with fan following. Patrons tip a minimum of HK…
Top Choice Jazz in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Peel Fresco

Charming Peel Fresco has live jazz six nights a week, with local and overseas acts performing on a small but spectacular stage next to teetering faux-Renaissance paintings. The action starts around 9.30pm, but get t…
Light Show in Kowloon

Symphony of Lights

This kitschy but classic light and music show takes place every single night of the year at 8pm, with classical Chinese songs playing in time to the sight of the Hong Kong Island skyscrapers flashing their lights ac…
Live Music in Kowloon

XXX

This underground arts space features bare concrete and indie music performances, as well as art exhibitions. Opening hours are irregular. Check the website for upcoming events.
Live Music in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Fringe Club

The Fringe, housed in a Victorian building (c 1892) that was part of a dairy farm, offers original music in the Dairy several nights a week, with jazz, rock and world music getting the most airplay. The intimate the…
Live Music in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Focal Fair

Finally, a conveniently located indie music venue – Focal Fair is right by the Hong Kong Central Library! It hosts several gigs a month, and everyone from Canadian hardcore punks Career Suicide to local noise artist…
Live Music in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Wanch

Decked out in old Hong Kong paraphernalia, the Wanch, which derives its name from what everyone calls the district, has live music (mostly rock and folk with the occasional solo guitarist thrown in) nightly from 9pm…
Live Music in Kowloon

Dada

Upstairs in a quirky hotel, Dada is an intimate cocktail bar decked out with florid wallpaper, plush velvet seats and a couple of Dalí-esque paintings. Jazz and blues bands play to a professional mid-30s crowd a few…
Theatre in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Sunbeam Theatre

Cantonese opera is performed at this vintage theatre throughout the year. Performances generally run five days a week from 7.30pm for about a week, with occasional matinees at 1pm or 1.30pm.