The best gigs in Beijing this October

Featuring Sam Smith, The Fratellis and so many more

Sam Smith on 25 Oct
Beijing's music scene frequently attracts some of the best names in music, both locally and from abroad, and October 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.

Sam Smith

Critics' pick

Having started out guesting on dance-pop records, Sam Smith turned his hand to heartstring-tugging balladry when he launched his solo career proper, and it's fair to say it's worked out pretty well for him with a string of chart-topping tracks to his name at the age of just 26. 

Read more
Cadillac Arena (formerly Beijing LeSports Center) , 69 Fuxing Lu 25 Oct Buy tickets


Critics' pick

Japanese Yung Meirin, aka Zombie-Chang, is a model and lo-fi musician making waves in alternative scenes around the world. She came to the stage back in 2013 with debut EP Atashi wa Nan Desu ka, following it up with 2015 release Koi no Vacances

Read more
Omni Space (疆进酒) , 9 Tianqiao Nandajie 25 Oct Buy tickets