Hao Yun’s name is synonymous with urban folk. From iconic singles such as “Beijing Beijing” and “Turan Xiangdao Lixiang Zhegeci” (“Suddenly I thought of the word dream”), Hao Yun creates a pleasant sound that nonetheless represents all that is bitter and sweet about living in the city. His music possesses broad appeal: both young professionals and their parents are moved by his songs.
Beijing native Hao Yun has been a music teacher, music executive, and the member of a motorcycle gang. Many of his best-known songs are inspired by these varied life expriences. Drawing from influences as disparate as Peking opera, the Chinese lute, blues and folk, Hao Yun combines them into compositions that both highlight each individual element and complement each other in perfect harmony. This results in a truly one-of-a-kind “urban folk” musical experience.
One of China’s most recognizable and respected musicians, Hao Yun has performed all over China in both festivals and headlining shows. In 2010, he was invited and performed at Scotland’s famed T in the Park Festival. Regardless of location, Hao Yun uses both music and humor to engage his audiences and make sure they are part of the performance. Part of the Guinness Made of MORE concert series, Hao Yun and his band perform at Shanghia’s QSW Centre on October 18th. There, listen to how Beijing’s urban troubadour tells the stories of Shanghai.
Date: Friday, October 18th, 2013
Venue: QSW Centre 1F Grand theatre Q.Hall
Address: No. 179 Yichang Rd., nr. Jiangning Rd., Putuo District
Tickets（1 bottle of Guinness Original included）:
100RMB (Student)/ 150RMB (Presale) / 180RMB (Door)
Tickets go on sale on Sep. 7th, 2013
Online Presale link: https://yoopay.cn/event/haoyun-sh
About Guinness MORE Music:
GUINNESS®, the world’s number one stout with a legacy that spans over 250 years, is proud to launch MORE Music, a series of concerts and festivals to showcase China’s growing independent modern folk movement. There is no better pairing for the big, bold flavor of GUINNESS® than the rich lyrics and eclectic sounds of some of the most innovative and experimental music being made in China today.
Globally, GUINNESS® celebrates music through Arthur’s Day, an annual celebration to commemorate Arthur Guinness, the father of the brand. Well-loved musicians pair up with up-and-coming artists on international stages from Dublin to Singapore, London to Kuala Lumpur, to provide fans with a remarkable and unforgettable experience. Celebrity musicians from years past include The Black Eyed Peas, The Script, Ed Sheeran, Brandon Flowers and Ellie Goulding.
Today, GUINNESS® is bringing this tradition to China by partnering with independent music promoter, Split Works, to bring music that is Made of More. Against the backdrop of a music scene heavily influenced by American and Japanese popular culture, modern folk music is gaining a following for its authenticity, deeper lyrical content, advanced musicianship, and a synthesis of traditional and historical influences.
This fall, Guinness Made of More presents the new sound of folk music: Liu Dongming, Ajinai, Hanggai and Hao Yun join you to raise a glass, hum a tune, and live the genuine life.
Guinness MORE Music Official Site: www.moremusic.cn
Guinness MORE Music Official Sina Weibo: www.weibo.com/guinnessbeer
Hao Yun Sina Weibo: www.weibo.com/haoyunblog