Blog Category - Live Music

Noise Pollution: Spill Your Guts, The Jongha, Streams of Life
The time is near – spring is almost here!
R1 Rock Meets Rhyme at DDC
Spittoon is fast becoming a familiar brand in Beijing, having already branched out from a poetry night to a fiction night, then a literary magazin
Noise Pollution:
Alright – last week was a bit of a flunk. Slim pickings. Beijing was still coming out of its holiday hibernation.
DP Forget Valentine's Day Flowers: Spend Feb. 14 with Hard Rockers Second Hand Rose
Though Dongbei-born, Beijing-based frontman Liang Long may be best known for fronting Second Hand Rose (二手玫瑰), one of China’s first breakout indie
R Still a Thrill: Q&A with R&B Legend Jody Watley Ahead of Her Intimate Valentine's Day Blue Note Gig
Years before Beyonce sang about being an independent woman with Destiny’s Child, and lon
Noise Pollution, Feb 10-12: December3am, Spring Lantern Music Festival, Beloved Orchestra, Wan Jianguo
Welcome back Beijing! Hope everyone had a swell Chinese New Year holiday.
Playlist: Krish Raghav, Gig Promoter for Split Works
Krish Raghav, when not helping to fill Beijing’s gig calendar with top-notch foreign acts as the Content and Media Coordinator for China-based gig
DP Oscar Nominated Indie Rocker Owen Pallett to Perform in Beijing This Spring
He's an Academy Award nominated film scorer, a winner of the Polaris Prize (Canada's answer to the Mercury Prize), and a highly acclaimed performe
Noise Pollution, Jan 13-16: Mr. Miss, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Vieux Farka Touré
Another week put to rest. Another weekend of no rest.
Lang Lang to Join Metallica for Beijing Show; Reprise of Grammy Performance?
Beijing Conservatory of Music graduate Lang Lang will reunite with unlikely collaborators Metallica when the lat
R World Music Star Vieux Farka Touré to Play Yugong Yishan, Jan. 15
He’s been called the Hendrix of the Sahara, and for good reason.
Weekend Gig Guide, Jan 6-8: Da Bang, Sound Sculpture, Hitobshira, Jordan Darling
While the rest of the world bask in their newfound resolutions for 2017, Beijing quietly sweeps it under the table and goes about smothering their
Red Alert for Severe Smog Can't Stop Beijing Residents from Square Dancing
A brand new year brings more of the same for Beijing as yet another red alert for severe air pollution was issued this past week.
34 Gigs to Ringing Your New YEars
The new year creeps closer and closer and you know what – I couldn’t be happier.
2016 Year in Review: Live Beijing Music's Top Albums of 2016
Whoa … that’s a lot of albums.