Day Two of Clockenflap Lights Up Central Harbourfront with Spectacular Sets from PULP, De La Soul, Omnipotent Youth Society, Caroline Polachek and More!
[Hong Kong, December 2, 2023] Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s biggest international outdoor music and arts festival, delivered another day for music fans to remember as the three-day event welcomed an eclectic lineup of top international, regional and local acts across six stages at Central Harbourfront.
Jarvis Cocker-fronted Britpop icons PULP topped the bill with a spectacular headline set on the Harbourflap Stage, which also played host to hip-hop legends De La Soul, acclaimed U.S. singer-songwriter Caroline Polachek and chart-topping Australian vocalist Tones and I.
The Orbit Stage once again showcased a diverse mix of musical genres and styles, including a headline set by influential Chinese alternative rockers Omnipotent Youth Society, British alternative-indie act PREP and high-energy Japanese girl group Atarashii Gakko!.
There were more big names and memorable sets on the festival’s other stages, with local hip-hop crew Yack Studio, Welsh multi-instrumentalist Novo Amor and British post-punks Squid performing at the Tommy Stage, while Berlin-based DJ/producer Cinthie and British electronic legend Darren Emersonkept the dance floor packed at the Electriq Stage.
In addition to six stages of music, the festival also presented a full programme of arts attractions that included Anne Cubberly’s Giant Puppets, an intriguing mobile confessional booth by Open Call winner Heart to Heart and a selection of abstract and psychedelic films courtesy of Relentless Melt No. 30.
Among the artists set to perform on Sunday are American rapper Swae Lee, generation-defining Taiwanese indie rockers No Party For Cao Dong, acclaimed Chinese vocalist Leah Dou, innovative British post-punks Yard Act, British singer-songwriter Tom Grennan, Thai alt-rock trailblazers Tilly Birds, and many more.
For the full lineup, see clockenflap.com/schedule.
Here are some of the best photos from Day Two:
Britpop legends PULP delivered an unforgettable headline set on the Harbourflap Stage
U.S. hip-hop legends De La Soul energised the crowd at the Harbourflap Stage
Singer-songwriter Caroline Polachek won legions of new fans at the Harbourflap Stage
Iconic Chinese alternative rockers Omnipotent Youth Society headlined the Orbit Stage
Atarashii Gakko! upped the tempo with a high-energy set on the Orbit Stage
Welsh multi-instrumentalist Novo Amor captivated the crowd at the Tommy Stage
Local hip-hop crew Yack Studio showed off their lyrical skills on the Tommy Stage
Anne Cubberly’s Giant Puppets, Pinto Bean and Lima Bean, interacted with attendees while roving throughout the festival site
Festivalgoers enjoyed the festival along with friends and were able to relax at a variety of chill out areas between sets
The Topper Stage kept the vibes flowing between the live sets on the Harbourflap Stage
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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