5 Best Live Music Shows in Beijing This Week

By That's Beijing, August 29, 2018

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Aug 31: Mouse on the Keys

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With two keyboards and a drum set, Japanese instrumental band Mouse on the Keys fall somewhere between jazz, postrock and techno. Catch their show at Yugong Yishan and in the meantime, read our recent interview with the band here.

Fri Aug 31, 9pm; RMB150 (advance), RMB180 (door); Yugong Yishan, see event listing.

Aug 31: A Dazed Nation

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Subtropical Asia is bringing four underground bands to DDC this Friday. Come hear bold new sounds from some of Beijing’s most prolific musicians, including Deadly Cradle Death, Baihu, Sleeping Dogs and more.

Fri Aug 31, 8.45pm-late; DDC, see event listing.

Aug 31: Backspace

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Math rockers Backspace are finishing off their album release tour at School Bar this Friday night. Swing by to hear their new material and make this the most racuous final gig ever! 

Fri Aug 31, 9pm-late; School Live Bar, see event listing.

Sep 1: Listen Up

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Hip Hop Fusion presents 'Listen Up' – a night dedicated to showcasing fresh Chinese hip-hop talent. Catch artists like Mercy, Hood, Gia, FrankD and more at Yue Space this weekend.

Sat Sep 1, 8pm; RMB100 (early bird), RMB150 (advance), RMB200 (door); Yue Space, see event listing.

Sep 2: Fogbow

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Taiwan's punk rockers Fogbow are kicking off their China tour this Sunday at School Bar. Worshippers of Joy Division, the band has created their own brand of meshed together post-punk, shoegaze and trip-hop.

Sun Sep 2, 9pm; RMB100 (advance), RMB120 (door); School Live Bar, see event listing.


Have an event to list? Head here to list your upcoming event. We’ll choose the best new additions to feature on next week’s edition of ‘Beijing Weekly Gig Guide.’ Not sure where to start? Here's a full guide on how to list your upcoming events on our website.

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