11 Places to Party in Beijing This Weekend

By That's Beijing, April 11, 2019

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Apr 11: Jing Sing A Capella Choir

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Catch Beijing's one and only a capella group Jing Sing showcase their eclectic vocal stylings at Modernista. Grab a drink and prepare to hear all your favorite pop hits along with timeless classics. 

Thu Apr 11, 9pm; free entry; Modernista, see event listing.

Apr 12: Cafe de la Poste Closing Party

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One of Beijing's oldest hangouts is closing its doors due to renovations going on on Yonghegong Dajie. While it's sad news for hutong nightcrawlers, the favored French bar is going out with a bang – with a closing party featuring RMB5 pastis, to be exact. It's goodbye for now, but not forever...

Fri Apr 12; Cafe de la Poste, see event listing.

Apr 12: Hello Spring Party @ Zarah

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Spring is in full swing at Zarah, where they're celebrating the lovely season by launching a new spring-inspired cocktail menu. Chill out with three new flavors of cool Ping Dynasty ciders and live DJs. 

Fri Apr 12, 7pm-1am; Zarah, see event listing.

Apr 12: Record Store Day Party @ Dada Beijing

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Record Store Day is almost upon us! Before some serious crate-digging at fRUITYSHOP on Saturday, vinyl lovers can head to Dada on Friday night to see DJs Watermelon, Boss Cuts and fRUITYGROUP (fRUITYZHENG and fRUITYBIGCHI) spinning all vinyl, all night long.

Fri Apr 12, 10pm; Dada Beijing, see event listing.


Apr 12: Macross 82-99

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Osaka-based producer and DJ Macross 82-99 takes over the tables at Yue Space on Friday night with supporting acts Daviuoxx, Tsunami and Ono. Get ready for a night of everything from hip-hop and funk to J-pop and vaporwave.

Fri Apr 12, 8.30pm; RMB120 (presale), RMB150 (door); Yue Space, see event listing. Buy tickets here.

Apr 13: Record Store Day @ VICE

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Head straight to the VICE Beijing office for a Record Store Day party with Gulou-based record shop Floso. Browse thousands of records and sip on Jing-A brews, as live DJs Watermelon, 4tael, electronic artist SHAO and more provide bumping beats throughout the day.

Sat Apr 13, 2-7pm; free entry; VICE Beijing, see event listing.

Apr 13: Great Leap's Annual Chili Cook-Off

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Great Leap is turning up the heat this Saturday with their annual chili cook-off. Stop by Great Leap's #6 location for beer and copious amounts of chili, as several contestants will compete for the best chili recipe in the city.

Sat Apr 13, noon-4pm; RMB150 (includes two beers and unlimited chili); Great Leap Brewing #6, see event listing.

Apr 13: Xian Beer Olympics

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Missed out on last year's ultimate beer competition? Back to claim the throne? Xian is hosting the second edition of the Beer Olympics this Saturday. Grab some friends and compete for grand prizes like a staycation at EAST, food and drink vouchers and more! 

Sat Apr 13, 3-7pm; RMB 510/team of three (presale), RMB 600/team of three, RMB 300 (solo spectator) - all tickets include free-flow beer and food; Xian Bar at EAST, Beijing, see event listing.

Apr 13: Dr. Motte

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You may be familiar with Berlin's world-renowned Loveparade, a massive music celebration that has become the symbol of dance culture and the reunification of Beijing. But who is the man behind the famous festival? This Saturday, the very organizer of Loveparade, Dr. Motte, will be making his Beijing debut (after a talk and workshop at Floso) and hitting the Lantern stage for a monumental night of dance music you won't forget.

Sat Apr 13, 10.30pm; RMB70 (advance), RMB100 (door); Lantern, see event listing

Apr 14: Pyjama Party 

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Rise and head over to Jing-A Brewpub this Sunday for the release of Early Morning Regrets, a bourbon-barrel aged coffee stout brewed in collaboration with Estonian brewery Põhjala. Attendees sporting sleepwear will get a free glass of the new brew and free-flow pancakes for RMB95. Yeah, you actually get awarded for wearing your PJs.

Sun Apr 14, 11am-3pm; RMB95 (one glass of coffee stout and unlimited pancakes for those wearing PJs); Jing-A Brewpub, see event listing.

Apr 14: VICE Noisey & BieDe Girl Presents BimBamBoom

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VICE China's Noisey and BieDe Girl host all-girl Japanese funk band BimBamBoom on a five-city tour across China. Formed by Japan's supreme drumming machine Miyoko Yamaguchi and music producer S-Ken, the eccentric quintet is recognized for their mainly instrumental hits infused with lots of funk and sprinkled with cheery chants, and has even graced the Fuji Rock festival stage. From their deliciously groovy cover of 'Lowrider' to the high-energy bop 'O.E.C. Tiger Roll,' BimBamBoom mixes feel-good soul with edgy rock 'n' roll. Their danceable jams will have you moving and grooving all over the dance floor so get ready for a wicked good show at Omni Space.

Sun Apr 14, 8.30pm; RMB120 (advance), RMB150 (door); Omni Space, see event listing


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