ALTN8 music festival hits Central, Hong Kong
Posted on March 14 2017
Hong Kong has been treated to a great year in music so far. With Dragonland wrapped up, ALTN8, a multi-venue electronic music festival was next up on the event schedule.
Roger de Leon and Charlie Toller, the festival’s co-founders launched the event to inject newness to the eDM scene in Hong Kong.
The city’s first indoor electronic music festival took place last weekend, with 40 artists performing in eight venues throughout Central, making it easy to jump from venue to venue. Destinations included Fish & Meat, Zafran, Rúla Búla, VOLAR, Mercedes Me, Stockton, Halcyon and Fly.
ALTN8 brought in guest artists German techno legend Stephan Bodzin, British house DJ and Danny Rampling, German electronica producer Wankelmut, Richard Dorfmeister, half of Austrian downtempo remix duo Kruder & Dorfmeister, British house production duo GotSome; UK grime producer Preditah, US electronic producer Shigeto and more.
Missed ALTN8? No worries, Barcelona’s electronic music festival Sónar is debuting its Hong Kong edition on April 1. Sónar will feature influential artists like DJ/producer DJ Shadow, British DJ and radio host Gilles Peterson, UK’s Lady Leshurr and British techno pioneer Dave Clarke. Don’t miss out! For more details, click here.