Nightlife

Clubs in Beijing guide. Discover the best nightclubs and bars for dancing and partying the night away

Robert Parker: 'Synthwave is nostalgia with selective memory loss'
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Robert Parker: 'Synthwave is nostalgia with selective memory loss'

Swedish synthwaver discusses the genre and his double life as a doctor

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Meet Fritz Helder, the dance sensation playing with gender stereotypes
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Meet Fritz Helder, the dance sensation playing with gender stereotypes

We chat to the flamboyant dance musician about race, gender and partying

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The best of Beijing's LGBT nights
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The best of Beijing's LGBT nights

Our roundup of the capital’s coolest queer nightlife

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Ni Bing: ‘You have to keep on making noise’
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Ni Bing: ‘You have to keep on making noise’

The Beijing nightlife veteran talks about raising the local underground to global standard

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Club nights this week

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Popular Nightlife interviews

Interview: Daniel Miller
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Interview: Daniel Miller

Josh Feola chats with Mute Records founder Daniel Miller about punk, prog and Pyongyang

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Interview: Howie Lee
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Interview: Howie Lee

The Beijing producer talks about the impact of Chinese beats across the globe

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Interview: The Prodigy
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Interview: The Prodigy

The Prodigy talk censorship, setlists and sky rockets in their first-ever China interview

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Interview: Felix da Housecat
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Interview: Felix da Housecat

We talked to dance music superstar Felix da Housecat

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Popular nightlife features

Sven von Thülen: 'House and techno have become the dinosaurs of electronic music'
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Sven von Thülen: 'House and techno have become the dinosaurs of electronic music'

Time Out talks to the techno historian ahead of his return to Beijing

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Jon Kennedy: 'I'm always shocked by who picks up my music'
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Jon Kennedy: 'I'm always shocked by who picks up my music'

British DJ and producer talks influences, aliases and hating social media

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Beijing's best DJ crews
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Beijing's best DJ crews

Find a night and party to suit your musical tastes

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Birdy Nam Nam: We wanted to prove that a turntable could be an instrument
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Birdy Nam Nam: We wanted to prove that a turntable could be an instrument

French DJ dons talk turntables, EDM and Skrillex ahead of Yugong show

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14 reasons you should go out tonight

14 reasons to party in Beijing
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14 reasons to party in Beijing

Nothing ever good happens after 2am? We beg to differ

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The best club nights this month

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What's on at...

Dada
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Dada

Beijing's best alternative club

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Bar at Migas
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The Bar at Migas

Industrial chic Sanlitun lounge bar with a killer roof terrace

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Lantern
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Lantern

An underground nightclub specialising in techno

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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