That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best gigs of the weekend.
Thu, May 23: Rat Boy @ Hou Live
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Named as NME’s Best New Artist of 2016, Rat Boy (aka Jordan Cardy) combines alternative rock, accented British vocals and a penchant for rapping, making him reminiscent of the sort of vital rock music that brought Jamie T to fame. Catch him and his newest album, Internationally Unknown, when he arrives in Shenzhen this week.
Sat, May 25: Punks and Pints for Pets @ McCawley’s
Swing by McCawley’s to put your beer money towards a good cause. This punk rock benefit event is in support of Karuna Animal Rescue and starts at 7.30pm. Catch Shenzhen-based punk bands the Woks, Mott and Thin City rock out for the pups!
Sat, May 25: Air Max ’97, Swan Meat @ Oil
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Head over to Oil this Saturday for a bodacious lineup for artists, including Air Max ’97, the London-based singular artist whose record label Decisions has been turning heads since 2015. Hong Kong producer Alexmalism will replace Sami Baha on the lineup for the evening, as Baha had issues getting a visa for the show. In recompense for that, the good folks at Oil will be giving away two drinks with each presale ticket bought.
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Sun, May 26: Dough Boy @ Hou Live
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After the release of his latest album, The Good, Bad & Ugly, Hong Kong rapper Dough Boy returns to the Chinese mainland. Apparently, this tour will present new musical concepts, a brand-spanking-new live show and 13 new songs.
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