3 Best Live Music Shows in Guangzhou This Weekend

By That's Guangzhou, May 17, 2019

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That’s Guangzhou takes a look at the best gigs of the weekend.

Fri, May 17: The Royal Concept @ Mao Livehouse

The-Royal-Concept-.jpgImage via Showstart

From the indie-sunshine pop of their early sound to the band’s glam-inspired follow-up, The Royal Concept has people bopping their heads the world over. With their latest release, The Man Without Qualities, the upbeat Swedish quartet – vocals, guitar, bass and drums – brings their enthusiastic sound to Guangzhou’s Mao Livehouse this week. 

Fri May 17, 8.30pm; RMB150 presale, RMB180 full price. Mao LivehouseSee event listingTickets

Fri, May 17: Bach’s Six Brandenburg Concertos @ Xinghai Concert Hall

Bach-s-Six-Brandenburg-Concertos-by-Copenhagen-Concerto.jpgImage via Xinghai Concert Hall

Led by Danish harpsichordist Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Concerto Copenhagen will perform Bach’s complete Brandenburg Concertos with original baroque settings in Guangzhou. This masterpiece is regarded as the pinnacle in the history of baroque concertos, and is among the most universally admired of all Bach’s works. Classical music lovers, make sure you don’t miss out. 

Fri May 17, 8pm; RMB180-680. Xinghai Concert HallSee event listingTickets

Sat, May 18: Slo Pony, Easy Tiger and The Bad Astronauts @ Rebel Rebel 

live-band-at-rebel.jpegImage courtesy of promoter

Rock till you drop this Saturday evening at Rebel Rebel, where three awesome China-based bands, Slo Pony, Easy Tiger and The Bad Astronauts, are set to hit the stage. Enjoy a free pint of Tiger with any Rebel pie purchase (available until 10pm). 

Sat May 18, 8.30pm; free entry. Rebel Rebel Cafe & BarSee event listing

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[Cover image via Xinghai Concert Hall, Showstart, promoter]

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