The best tickets to buy this July

Book ahead – these events are going to sell out fast

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Catch the best of the best this month with our curated list of ticketed events. From art to music, we've got you covered.


Courtney Barnett

Critics' pick

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett most known for her witty, rambling lyrics and deadpan singing style performs in Beijing. Catch the lyrical goddess perform some of her most relatable works on mental struggles, self-identity and feminism.

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Omni Space (疆进酒) , 9 Tianqiao Nan Dajie 23 Jul Buy tickets


La Vie en Rose

Critics' pick

The show narrates the rags-to-riches story of Parisian singer Edith Piaf's career through her unforgettable songs. Complemented by a visual tapestry of previously unreleased photographs and images of famous Parisian locations of the Edith Piaf era, let French vocalists Anne Carrere and Nathalie Lermitte take you on an evening through Piaf's unforgettable tunes.

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Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (天桥艺术中心) , Tianqiao Nandajie 31 Jul Buy tickets

Australian Youth Orchestra

Critics' pick

The Australian Youth Orchestra, performs in Beijing. They will be led by acclaimed musical director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Krzysztof Urbański. Performing with them is Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki, who has won international acclaim for his extraordinary interpretive maturity, distinctive sound, and poetic sensibility.

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NCPA , 2 Xi Chang'an Jie 31 Jul Buy tickets

Things to do

Beijing Hidden Gems Bike Tour

Explore the city on two wheels with Bespoke Travel Company's bike tour. Travel on an off-the-beaten-path that might just be its most fun yet. End your morning with a well-deserved lunch at a hip noodle joint – and, if time permits, head over to a hidden craft beer spot for an award-winning post-tour pint.

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TRB Forbidden City (formerly TRB Bites) , 95 Donghuamen Dajie Every Saturday Buy tickets


Bowie by Mick Rock

Critics' pick

Between 1972 and 73, as David Bowie was redefining glam rock as the androgynous alien rock star Ziggy Stardust, fellow Londoner Mick Rock was the musician’s official photographer. Catch snapshots of 65 rare Bowie moments, from the extraterrestrial fashion outfits on album covers to intimate dressing moments and private performances.

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798 Art Factory , 4 Jiu Xian Qiao Lu Chaoyang Beijing Beijing 29 May - 04 Aug Buy tickets

The Beatles: Beat On

Critics' pick

Take a look at the history of the legendary British rock group The Beatles. The exhibition features themed spaces, artwork and photographs from the band's history as well as many of their classic hits.

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2F, Chaoyang Joy City , 2F, Beijing Beijing Chaoyang 101 North Chaoyang Road Chaoyang Beijing Beijing 29 Jun - 15 Sep Buy tickets
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