Good news for the serious sound and music lovers: Duddell’s in Central will be housing a mini music festival – Audio Files, with some of the most iconic DJs flying over performing! The upstairs Salon and Garden Terrace of the dining hotspot will be transformed into a unique space with high-quality immersive sound by various artists. Prepare to spoil your ears with the passionate tunes!
Hosted on three different dates from July till September, the event is created jointly by the leading hospitality group JIA and KEF – the esteemed British manufacturer of premium audio products. Expect to meet the industry professionals during the events as they’ve brought iconic producers, musicians, visual artists and audio enthusiasts altogether within a unique social environment – one where the boundaries between performers and listeners are blurred.
Hint: Definitely check out KEF Music Gallery – 9 floors above Duddell’s for the bonus sound 😉
Details about Audio Files #1, #2 and #3:
Audio Files #1
Date: 28th July Friday
Artists: DJS United Future Organisation (UFO), Tokyo – Best know for dance-floor jazz originals. They will be supported by local DJ Sweet Talk and Ivan AKA Mr. Sit.
Audio Files #2
Date: 26th August Saturday
Artists: Robert Owens – the hailed American songwriter, record producer, DJ and singer travelling all the way from Chicago exclusively for Audio File #2. The solo artist was at the forefront of the house music evolution.
With several number one hits on the international club charts, including “I’ll be your Friend” and “Mine To Give”, and vocals on Frankie Knuckles’ mega hit “Tears”, this heavyweight will be joined by the Fresh Off The Boat Asia DJ’s.
Fee: HK$180 on Ticketflap; HK$200 at the door.
Audio Files #3
Date: 29th September Friday
Artists: Talented musicians unite together as a quintet to perform jazz and blues under the name of ‘Wong Way Down’. Iconic Hong Kong DJ Kulu, who ran an Edinburgh jazz club many decades ago will join the live event with his original jazz-funk-fusion selections.