Sónar announce Hong Kong festival for 2017

The Barcelona-based Sónar music festival has revealed details of an inaugural Hong Kong edition of the festival this April

Feature by The Skinny | 07 Feb 2017

Sónar Hong Kong – taking place at Hong Kong Science Park on 1 April – is headlined by the pioneering hip-hop producer DJ Shadow and an audiovisual collaboration between Nosaj Thing and Japanese artist Daito Manabe. Also on the bill are Lady Leshurr, Kanye West collaborator Evian Christ, Warp Records mainstay Clark and much-loved DJs Gilles Peterson and Dave Clarke; read the full line-up below.

Sónar will also host its debut festival in Istanbul next month, with the fest – featuring Moderat, Floating Points and Roisin Murphy – making its first appearance in the city on 24 & 25 Mar. Sónar have hosted festivals in 27 cities across the globe – the fifth Sónar Reykjavik takes place from 16-18 Feb; Sónar Barcelona runs from 15-17 Jun.

Sonar Hong Kong line-up

Absurd Creation, ASquared, Basic Soul Unit, Bass Music China, Blood Wine or Honey, Casey Anderson, Choi Sai Ho, Clark, Club Cheval dj set, Danny L Harle, Dave Clarke, DJ Shadow, DJ Tennis, Dragontown Trap House, Ellen Allien, Evian Christ (DJ set), Fragrant Harbour Soundsystem & Ouissam, Frankie Lam, Gilles Peterson, Gorgon City, Heavy Hong Kong ft. Mousefx & MC R-Vee, Ivy Lab, Jeremy Cheung b2b Fresh Funky S, Jo.D b2b Darka, Kingdom, Kode9, Lady Leshurr, Magnetic Soul, MIIIA b2b Stranger In The Night, Mind Against, Nosaj Thing x Daito Manabe, Ocean Lam, Powell, Romain FX, Shao, Sol Passion Music, Taku Hirayama, XXX Experience, Yeti Out, Ylia, Zak Watz, and many more.

Read our guides to life in Hong Kong, Istanbul and Barcelona.