[Hong Kong, June 20, 2017] Hong Kong’s biggest annual music and arts festival, Clockenflap has started the countdown to this year’s 10th anniversary event by announcing Bristol Trip-Hop Legends MASSIVE ATTACK and Canadian indie rock chanteuse FEIST as part of its first round lineup.
The initial phase of the lineup reveal, which also include veteran US indie heroes THE DANDY WARHOLS, features and eclectic mix of outstanding international, regional and local artists, as well as four Asian festival exclusive performances, two special sets and nine Hong Kong debut appearances.
Tickets for the festival, which takes place Friday, November the 17th to Sunday, November 19th 2017, at Central Harbourfront, are on sale now, and fans can take advantage of the Early Bird discount prices until July the 4th, 2017.
Set to close the festival on Sunday with their spectacular full live show, MASSIVE ATTACK will be performing their one and only Southeast Asian show of the year at Clockenflap, demonstrating why they have been one of the most influential acts of the past 30 years. They will be joined by hugely respected singer songwriter FEIST (Friday).
Among the other acts to be announced are celebrated Portland indie-rockers THE DANDY WARHOLS, the band behind sing-along anthems such as Bohemian Like You and Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth;; acclaimed world-music mavericks TINARIWEN;; and a special reunion performance by Hong Kong indie legends FAN HUNG A粉紅A.
Acts in the ‘catch them before they’re famous’ category, meanwhile, include hotly tipped Manchester five-piece BLOSSOMS (another Clockenflap Asian exclusive!) and new, local acoustic wonders PER SE.
Confirmed line-up (as of June 20th 2017):
THE DANDY WARHOLS
FAN HUNG A 粉红A
IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE
HIGHER BORTHERS 海尔兄弟
Festival Founded: 2008
Attendees 2016: 70,000+ visitors from Hong Kong and around the world
Event Days: 17-19 NOV 2017
Venue: Central Harbourfront
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