The best gigs in Beijing this February

The best live music gigs in Beijing this February

Beijing's music scene frequently attracts some of the best names in music, both locally and from abroad, and February is no different. Don't miss the chance to rock out with a bunch of brilliant artists, right in your own backyard.

Events disappear from this page as they pass, so if you're looking at a sparse page you missed the boat [sad face]. But come back next month for another glut of gigs to keep you entertained.

Craig David (CANCELLED)

Critics' pick

The one, the only, the man of a generation's dreams. Or some people at least. Craig David heads to Beijing in February to play a DJ set under his TS5 guise, dropping R&B classics alongside hip-hop, house, dub, reggae and hopefully some of the classic noughties hits he made his name with.

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Beijing Exhibition Center , 135 Xizhimenwai Dajie 24 Feb Buy tickets

Sid

Critics' pick

Sid, a four-piece rock band from Japan, consists of vocalist Mao, bassist Aki, guitarist Shinji and drummer Yuuya. They've received numerous accolades on their home turf, including Top Pop Artist and hits at the top of the charts again and again.

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Tango , 79 Hepingli Xijie 24 Feb Buy tickets

Ne Obliviscaris

Critics' pick

This six-piece extreme, progressive metal band hail from Melbourne, Australia. With a violin accompanying the guitars, bass and drums, Ne Obliviscaris brings an unusual element to the genre, although the growling vocals and dark tunes remain a testament to the depths of metal.

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Omni Space (疆进酒) , 9 Tianqiao Nan Dajie 26 Feb Buy tickets

Chris Botti

Critics' pick

Chris Botti has played with some of the world's best names in music – we're talking Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Yo-Yo Ma, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Andrea Bocelli – blending pop and jazz into his unique take on modern instrumental music.

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Century Theatre (世纪剧院) , 40 Liangmaqiao Lu 28 Feb Buy tickets

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