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hush! 2021 Concerts three-week-long event opens this Saturday

Hijacked by the pandemic this summer, hush! will feature a huge assortment of music with everything from jazz to punk, a capella to singing bowls.

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Hijacked by the pandemic this summer, hush! will feature a huge assortment of music with everything from jazz to punk, a capella to singing bowls.

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 4:43 am

The hush! 2021 Concerts music festival will finally take to the stage this Saturday after being postponed in July due to the pandemic.

More than 50 local bands, musicians and art groups are set to perform in a series of events – including one aboard a 56-year-old dredger – until 28 November.

The three-week-long musical celebration will start with a heady mix of rock, jazz, folk, electronic, punk, heavy metal, pop and a cappella at Listen to hush! in the Tent at the Macao Science Centre Square on 6 and 7 November.

Joint performances of electronic music, BMX demonstrations and skateboarding will liven up the concerts, while100 booths will be selling cultural and creative wares and co-branded hush! products.

GEG hush! kids will provide a stage and children’s recreation area for performances by bands composed of children and teenagers. Musicals on stilts, interactive games and musical entertainment booths will add to the fun.

The inaugural Coastal Rock Concert will be held in two parts on 21 November. The first act, Music Whirling under the Big Tree featuring handpan and modern folk music, will be held at the Barra Square, while afterwards, several bands will embark on a dredger owned by SJM Resorts and perform on the water as the sun sets.

Members of the public may reserve their seating set up by the sea to enjoy the performance up close. Open space with free seating will also be available to the public.

On 19 November, Lost in Cities – Looking for Rainbow Electronic Music Night will be held at the Macao Contemporary Art Centre – Navy Yard No. 2. Electronic music artists will debut their latest creations from the Subsidy Programme for the Production of Original Song Albums.

On 20 November, the Upbeat Power Concert will showcase Japanese rock, heavy metal and pop.

The Rooftop Sunset Concerts will take over the Ponte 9 Rooftop on the evenings of 27 and 28 November. These will include Ladies Voices in Sea Breeze, and The Comfortable World of Music, which will showcase a variety of genres including acoustic music, electronic music and singing bowls. 

Due to limited space in musical workshops and some performance venues, anyone interested should sign up to take part from 10 am on 5 November.

 

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 4:43 am

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