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    The Edge: Live Music + Dance Club

    by vigi Updated Feb 17, 2005

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    Situated just above Lan Kwai Fong, The EDGE used to be my hangout place, but seldom be there after they changed their redisent band this year. They used to have a big crowd of European expats, and now filled with local youngers and ABCs.

    A stylish dance club with two bars, dance floor, live music performance, private booths, lounge and the balcony.

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    Swindlers: FREE SNACKS! LIVE MUSIC

    by vigi Updated May 26, 2007

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    A brand new live music lounge in Wanchai, decorated with lush velvet and a series of golden chandelier-lamps, a long curved marble bar, with an elongated mirror hanging above, dominate the space.

    Live music resident bands every night from 9:30pm.

    Happy Hour: Daily 5pm – 9:30pm, drinks at special prices. The wine is good here. FREE SNACK BUFFET during happy hour. They usually serve at around 6pm, not too early. I love the chocolate fountain (with fresh strawberry & grapes) and salami. Sometimes they even have salmon pastry. Yum!!!

    Jam Night: Jam with the bands. Every Sunday, 9:30pm -2am

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    Live Music: Dusk till Dawn Bar, Wancahi

    by Edjumari Updated Aug 4, 2007

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    Dusk till Dawn Bar

    Great place to hang out with friends. Live music starts at 10pm, great Bands. Live performance by some great bands from the Philipines every monday to sunday night. Dusk till Dawn Wanchai, Insomia Lan Kwai Fong and Insomia Singapore have same bands playing, they are switching every three months. Before the live music start, they offer beer for HKD 35, but when the bands start playing they charge HKD 55 for standart drinks. The most aesthetically pleasing bar in Wanchai. Mellow yellow walls and pale purple wooden shutters make it look like a Mediterranean villa. It is very popular with the beautiful, the grungy, and anyone else who likes a drink, dance, and partying. The name is taken from a Tarantino movie, and the place itself tends to be jam-packed at the weekends from dusk till dawn. Have fun!

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    Insomnia: Insomnia

    by vigi Written May 14, 2003

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    me on stage @ Insomnia (HONG KONG)

    Insomnia is one of the busiest venues in Lan Kwai Fong. They have a good resident band. Music here is 90s dance pop, crowds mainly executives, airline crews, and tourists age 20-30s and above. If you are going for a conversation, better stick to the bar area which opens out onto the street and gives you a great view of the endless human traffic. You don’t have to leave until 5am, and you’ll only have to wait a while for it to open up again at 8am for a breakfast beer.

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    Fringe Club: Culture Break - Taste the Local Art Scene

    by vigi Updated May 9, 2003

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    Marcia and Friends Jazz Performance @ Fringe Club

    Whether you are finishing your Hollywood Road treasure hunt or just want a little sobriety / culture break from the nearby Lan Kwai Fong drinking sprees, I recommend you to spend some time here for a little culture side-step. There are live music performances every Wed and Fri. And from time to time have art exhibitions and poetry recitals. A chance to get a taste the air of the local art scene.

    The Roof Garden is like an oasis in the middle of central with an intoxicating view looking up at the srurrounding highrises. Light meals, tapas and bbq food is served daily, Monday to Saturday from 12pm til late. There is also a buffet lunch on Saturday too. Enjoy alternative drinking upstairs in the new Fotogalerie, surrounded by stark white walls and framed photographs.

    Drink are rather cheap compared in other bars in Lan Kwai Fong area.

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    The Wanch: Alternative Live Rock

    by vigi Updated May 26, 2007

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    This Japanese Rock band was FANTASTIC!!!

    Small cozy bar offering free live music nightly, this unpretentious bar is a good hang out for live music fans. Local indie bands play on weekends, quality and style depends... try out your luck. Happy hour is generous: all day Monday, Tuesday to Thursday all day except 10pm to midnight, and Friday to Sunday all day except 9pm to 1am. It's not difficult to find long hair cool musician here, and you'll be surprised to find out that some of them are CEO of big companies in their day jobs!

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    Live Music: LIVE MUSIC

    by Amelei Written Dec 30, 2004

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    Breaking out the moves

    I was fortuntate to see some live acts in down town Honkers...some was pretty good, some plain horrid!

    I remember hearing a Chinese rapper and that made me sit and listen intently and laugh myself silly. It was a site that was for sure! It just didnt cut it for me...... but there were a few 'hard cores' really getting into it.

    Dress Code: Some other live venues offering all sorts are:

    The Jazz Club, 34-36 D’Aguilar Street, plays far more than just trade and offers a more civilised ambience.

    Dusk Till Dawn, 76 Jaffe Road, has some of the best, while its strongest nearby competitor is The Wanch, 54 Jaffe Road

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    Chasers: Great live bands

    by kschmitty0 Written Apr 20, 2007

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    Chasers is a little difficult to find, but so worth it once you get there. The bar is tiny, with a small stage in the corner. Its pretty nondescript- very relaxed. The crowd ranges from locals, to business men, to tourists who've gotten the tip.
    The music is rock, a lot of polynesian cover bands who are truly just as talented if not more than the original bands.

    Its located on Knutsford Terrace in Kowloon. Additionally, there are also some good restaurants in the terrace so its a good after dinner bar. (I think there is a Russian and aTurkish restaurant on the block.

    Dress Code: anything you like

    Related to:
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    Live Music: Late Night Romping

    by johnK21 Updated Jun 26, 2006

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    Fenwick Pub & Disco is a good late night stomping ground. The place is always jam packed after midnight regardless of the day of the week. The place is very noisy and crowded with girls (working) from various countries, mostly Philippina, Thai and Columbian. They are open till around 6:00 am every day. If you have a problem finding a girl in this place, you are seriously screwed. Have fun.

    Dress Code: Most are dressed casually, Jeans & T-shirt. You do see some in suits.

    Related to:
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    Nu cocktail lounge: new club in Soho

    by Quinevere Written Oct 8, 2003

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    They have live acid jazz on every Monday & Tuesday; soul and funk with live vocal on Wednesday; R&B, hiphop & live MCs on Thursday; funky vocal house with live instrumental accompaniment on Friday, sexy latin house and ritmos every Saturday night with live percussion and mixing featuring Aldo De Bongo; live remixes of funky latino beats on Sunday.

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    JJ's: Martini + Live Music

    by vigi Written Aug 16, 2007

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    Establishment in 1989, renovation in 2006, this Music Room is trying to come back in trend by offering ladies with FREE Martinis every Thursday night from 9pm onwards. The spacious stage provide high quality soulful live band playing R&B and Top 40’s every night. Older crowd, above 30s.

    Music Room: Monday - Saturday from 9:00 pm
    Drinks: Monday - Saturday from 5:00 pm
    Happy Hour: Monday to Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Band performs: Monday - Saturday from 9:30 pm
    Closed on Sunday

    Dress Code: Smart Casual

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    Senses: Senses

    by Quinevere Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    home-like atmosphere with good chill out music; beautiful Indian/Nepalese handcraft for sale; enjoy the relaxing smell of scent candles/incense while having a cold drink for $30 each no matter what you ordered; sometimes they do have live dancing/music shows

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    Someplace Else in the basement...

    by Enzo Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Someplace Else in the basement of the Sheraton. Very nice bar/disco-bar!
    Guinness is drinkable - $HK70 - blimey!!
    It'd want to be bloody good Guinness at this price - unfortunatly it isn't!

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    JJ's @ Grand Hyatt: Hong Kong is loaded with...

    by Plookie Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Hong Kong is loaded with club's, check the local guide there.

    Dress Code: JJ's like some of HK's club's have a strict dress code. You would want to dress smart. Unlike 'Joe Bananas', a local dance club in Wanchai, they say guy's entering without a collared shirt will not be excepted into the club...(so you can wear short's, and tennis shoe's..go figure). But they party very hard there at Joe Bananas.

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    Carnegies: Ex-Pat Adventures.....

    by waringa Written Dec 16, 2002

    Great place to drink, dance and watch the people.
    Aim to get there after 10 when they put poles on the bar (not that sort!) and let anyone get up and dance in true Irish style. Great live music from bands and the resident DJ.

    Dress Code: Casual - just relax

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