Yoasobi, IDLES, Wang Wen and BBNO$ Among the Day One Highlights as Clockenflap Kicks Off Three Days of World-class Music, Arts and Family Fun at Central Harbourfront
[Hong Kong, December 1, 2023] Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s biggest international outdoor music and arts festival, kicked off three days of world-class live music, arts and family fun at Central Harbourfront with a sold-out Day One on Friday.
J-pop superduo Yoasobi were the Friday night headliners on the Harbourflap Stage, delighting their legions of fans with a spectacular performance in front of the Hong Kong skyline. The festival’s main stage also saw blistering sets from U.K. post-punk heroes IDLES and China’s post-rock masters Wang Wen.
Elsewhere at the festival, the Orbit Stage hosted a sensational headline set by Canadian rapper BBNO$, as well as memorable performances by American singer-songwriter Alex G and Chinese singer/rapper Lexie Liu. Highlights on the Tommy Stage included Japanese post-hardcore legends envy and South Korean electronic rock trio Idiotape, while Australian electro-house hellraisers Peking Duk delivered a thrilling headline set at the Electriq Stage.
Big-name artists performing over the rest of the weekend include Britpop icons PULP, hip-hop legends De La Soul, acclaimed U.S. singer-songwriter Caroline Polachek and seminal Chinese alternative rockers Omnipotent Youth Society (all Saturday), plus American rapper Swae Lee, generation-defining Taiwanese indie rockers No Party For Cao Dong, Chinese singer-songwriter Leah Dou and innovative British post-punks Yard Act (all Sunday).
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For the full lineup, see clockenflap.com/schedule.
Here are some of the best photos from Day One:
J-pop superduo Yoasobi lit up the Harbourflap Stage with their headline set
British post-punk heroes IDLES wowed the Harbourflap Stage
China’s post-rock masters Wang Wen were the opening act on the Harbourflap Stage
Canadian rapper BBNO$ served up a sensational headline set at the Orbit Stage
Chinese singer/rapper Lexie Liu mesmerised the Orbit Stage crowd
Alex G was an early highlight on the Orbit Stage
Japanese post-hardcore legends envy delivered a memorable set at the Tommy Stage
Clockenflap enjoys a unique location set amid the famous Hong Kong skyline
Clockenflap is Asia’s premier outdoor music and arts festival, and a major highlight of Hong Kong’s annual cultural calendar. Cultivating and celebrating creativity, the festival is an unrivalled mix of local and international talent with a mission to inspire through music and arts. With a dazzling and diverse selection of activities and attractions, Clockenflap is a world-class festival that encourages people to come together with openness and imagination.
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