Until You Reach The Furthest Ocean: Hanggai Shanghai Show


Date: Friday, Apr 19th, 2013

Time: 8:30 PM

Location: MAO Livehouse

Address: 3/F, No. 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, nr. Jianguo Zhong Lu

Tickets: 80 RMB (Presale/Student) / 120 RMB (Door)


Hanggai was formed in 2004 and has travelled to over 60 countries and regions around the world and played for audiences large and small in over 350 performances. Hanggai is one of the most recognized Chinese band on the international festival circuit today.

Hanggai has performed more widely and more frequently than any other indie band in China, including key rock, pop, heavy metal, world and folk music festivals and has many times been the featured performance. Hanggai has performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the US, and, in addition to pop singer Song Zuying, is the only other Chinese performance group to appear at this prestigious arts center. Hanggai has been featured in televised performances in Canada, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Holland, Mexico, New Zealand and China.

Key performances:

Europe’s “Big Four” music festivals — Hungary’s Sziget and Roskilde in Denmark

Asia’s largest rock music festival – Fuji Rock (featured performance)

The world’s biggest heavy metal festival — Wacken (multiple featured performances)

Influential multinational music festival held annually in different countries  — WOMAD (multiple featured performances)

One of the biggest music festivals in the US — Bonnaroo

Holland’s largest outdoor music festival — Lowlands

Recognition and Awards:

For the album “He Who Travels Far” –

Ranked #6 on authoritative UK music magazine Mojo’s list of the “Best of 2010 World CDs”

As the only album from Asia selected, it was chosen as one of the “Top Ten CDs Worth

Buying” by Songlines magazine for the second half of 2010

“Best Rock Album of the Year” in the 11th Music Now Awards (Yinyue Fengyun Bang),

“Best Band” and “Best Minority Music” awards in the 11th Mandarin Music Media Awards

Nominated for “Best Group” in the Songlines Music Awards 2011

“Shigr Shigr” from the album was named #5 on Songlines’ list of “The Top Ten in World Music”

“Ayrhindu” (The Drinking Song) was chosen as the theme song for Holland’s Zwarte Cross festival

Appeared in Dongfang Daily’s annual celebration of the top cultural celebrities in China in Shanghai, winning the “2012 Culture China Annual Celebrity Award”.

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