The best parties in Beijing this January

The best club nights, parties and more in Beijing this January

Take a look at our picks of the hottest parties going down in Beijing this January. With a whole slew of world-class local and international DJs playing sets all around the capital, you'll be hitting the dance floor every weekend.

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 events to keep you entertained.

Yellow Claw

Critics' pick

Taking the over-the-top attitude of stadium techno acts like Scooter, mixing it with the profanity-laced party style of Dada Life, then filtering it all through the cutting-edge dance styles of trap and neo-electro, Amsterdam trio Yellow Claw don't consider themselves a band or project but a 'party concept.'

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One Third , 6 Workers’ Stadium West Road 18 Jan Buy tickets

Headhunterz

Critics' pick

Willem Rebergen aka Headhunterz is a Dutch DJ currently ranked number 28 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs list, making him the highest ranked hardstyle DJ in the game. After veering towards more of an EDM sound from 2014 to 2016, the veteran Dutch producer returned to his hardstyle roots with 2018 release Studio Sessions pumping heavy beats. 

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Sir Teen , 6 Gongti Xi Lu 19 Jan Buy tickets

Eskei83

Critics' pick

German hip-hop DJ and producer Sebastien Koenig, better known as Eskei83, started DJing back in 2005 but gained global fame following his win at the 2014 Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships – the first German ever to nab the crown. Based in Dresden, he's played alongside the likes of Jazzy Jeff, A-Trak, Just Blaze, Shiftee and more.

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Playhouse , 50 Gongti Xi Lu 19 Jan

Kyle Geiger

Critics' pick

Having toured all over the Americas and throughout Europe, Kyle Geiger returns to Beijing this January to take to the decks of Zhao Dai. Combining techno and minimal sounds, Geiger's pounding yet melodic productions adapt to the changing genres of our time. Listen to his explosive set, with support from Mohemann and Romanowitsch.

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Zhao Dai (招待所) , 19 Xinyuanli Xi Lu 19 Jan

Killa P

Critics' pick

Hailing from Brixton, grime MC Killa P's acclaimed for his unique patois style and hard lyrics. A former member of Kill Deep, one of the UK's founding grime crews, Killa P's contributed to releases like 'Rules & Regulations' and 'In at the Deep End', with his style and flow garnering him a new legion of fans.

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Dada , 206 Gulou Dong Dajie (below Temple Bar) 25 Jan

Tony Junior

Critics' pick

Another Dutch DJ, but not just another name. Tony Junior has collaborated with the greats, including Tiësto with hit single 'Get Down', as well as Dvbbs and Nervo. His progressive, house tunes bring upbeat vibes to the dancefloor along with some truly catchy hooks.

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One Third , 6 Workers’ Stadium West Road 25 Jan

Ciel

Critics' pick

After making her Boiler Room debut in August 2017 alongside Nick Holder, Basic Soul Unit and Funkineven, Toronto DJ Ciel's continued to make waves as a new addition to the Discwoman roster, as well as been touted by Mixmag and Resident Advisor as one to watch, all of which followed the release of her debut EP, Electrical Encounters, at the end of 2017.

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Zhao Dai (招待所) , 19 Xinyuanli Xi Lu 01 Feb Buy tickets

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