5 Best Live Music Shows in Beijing This Week

By That's Beijing, December 7, 2017

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Dec 8: La La Land in Concert

This isn't your average gig but if you were obsessed with La La Land, this one's for you. Brazilian conductor Thiago Kastrup Tiberio will lead a live symphony orchestra alongside a screening of La La Land

Fri Dec 8, 7.30-9.30pm, RMB180-1,280. Great Hall of the People.

Dec 8-9: Incognito

The acid jazz project has been around since the 70s. The band is now celebrating its 38th birthday and its 17th album with two days of shows at Blue Note this weekend.

Fri-Sat Dec 8-9, 7.30-9pm, RMB400-650; Blue Note Beijing, see event listing.

Dec 9: Pink Floyd Tribute

Did you know that China has a Pink Floyd cover band? Well it does. Peking Floyd will perform every single song from Dark Side of the Moon at DDC on Saturday.

Sat Dec 9, DDC, see event listing.

Dec 9: Birthday Bash @ School Bar

It's School Bar resident photographer Xiao Hou's birthday and she's picked out her favorite bands to perform on Saturday: punk rock super group Holy Sh*t, hardcore band LaiSee, up and comers Laika, female punk band Free Sex Shop and more.

Sat Dec 9, 9pm, RMB80; School Live Bar, see event listing.

Dec 12: Bombino

Acclaimed Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter Bombino makes his China debut with a 5-city tour from Split Works. Known for his virtuoso mix of blues guitar, traditional Tuareg music and reggae, Bombino has had his albums produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys and David Longstreth of the Dirty Projectors.

Tue Dec 12, 8pm, RMB120 presale, RMB140 door. Yugong Yishan, see event listing.

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