The smell of spray paint was in the air as guests paid their last visit to the old Volar in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong nightlife area. The club, which recently celebrated it’s 8th anniversary, is closing for a major renovation.
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Because drinks in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong nightlife area are pricey, students, young people, and the budget-conscious often congregate to pre-party outside of several 7-11 convenience stores situated in the neighborhood.
XXX, the alternative music space that shook up the Hong Kong scene and became the de facto home to all sorts of music outside the mainstream, is continuing its mission at a new address.
Calvin Harris, the man behind smash hits “So Close,” “Bounce,” and “We Found Love” (with Rihanna,) is taking over the turntables at Dragon-i, as the club continues to celebrate their 10th anniversary on Wednesday, December 5th.
Dragon-i is putting on a series of major events to celebrate their 10th anniversary. The first is happening next Tuesday, November 20th, and will feature the amazing Roy Ayers, an extremely influential figure across five decades of music.
I was out of town the first time Boys Noize performed in Hong Kong. To this very day people are still talking about his set… and that was three years ago! Well, Boys Noize is finally back on Saturday, October 22nd at Volar. The superstar electronic music producer and DJ is known for his high-energy [...]
Legendary music man D.J. Spinna, christens the new sound system at Dragon-i on Tuesday night. The talented New York-based producer is respected equally in both Hip Hop and House circles as a top remixer and beatmaker. Spinna’s known for his soulful sounds and has been sought out to remix everyone from De La Soul to [...]
Over the holidays, the people behind popular club Volar, (and most recently, Lily & Bloom,) have been busy rechristening their space on Ice House Street in Central. Formerly known as Roxie, the venue has underwent extensive renovation with changes both inside and out. Now called Fly, the club bears little resemblance to Roxie, which occupied [...]
I’m not sure who’s worse, Hong Kong’s d.j.s who play the same Top 40 music over and over again, or the crowd that expects to hear only songs they know. This isn’t the way nightlife should work. Think of it this way – do you eat the same food every night for dinner? No? Why [...]
Imagine walking into a club in Hong Kong and spotting Andy Warhol, Madonna, or Sylvestor Stallone sitting there. What about going to your favorite nightspot and being able to catch Run-DMC or New Order? Back in the 80′s, Hong Kong’s discos were wild playgrounds where local personalities rubbed elbows with top international superstars. The decade [...]