The best tickets to buy this October

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 stage to music, we've got you covered. As events pass they disappear from this page, keep checking our tickets pages for more upcoming events.


Cory Henry and The Funk Apostles

Cory Henry is among modern music’s most inventive minds. While mastering multiple instruments at a young age, he commands the stage while performing in cities and festivals around the world including North Sea Jazz, Love Supreme Festival and many more. Cory, a former Snarky Puppy member, is rising to the top as a solo artist with his first independent release entitled 'Art of Love' garnering critical acclaim.

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Blue Note , 23 Qianmen Dong Dajie 26-27 Oct Buy tickets


Shokran started as a groove, djent and Oriental metal solo project by Dmitry Demyanenko in 2012, with the debut EP 'Sixth Sense'. Their new, now-upcoming album 'Ethereal' was released February 2019. The new record is a new chapter for Shokran.

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Yue Space , 7 Banqiaonanxiang 29 Oct Buy tickets

Classical Music

Aerospace Chinese Music Chamber Orchestra

Aerospace Chinese Music Chamber Orchestra is well-known in the circle of a Chinese chamber orchestra with Director Liu Ya and Conductor Shen Hao. The orchestra was founded in 2007, with excellent Chinese and foreign music performers from Central Conservatory of Music and China Conservatory of Music.

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National Centre for the Performing Arts Multi-functional Theatre , No. 2, West Chang'an Da Dao (西长安街2号) Xicheng Beijing Beijing 27 Oct Buy tickets

Sir András Schiff

Since 2004 Sir András has performed the complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas in over 20 cities, including Zurich where the cycle was recorded live for ECM. Sir András Schiff's ambition is to present Cappella Andrea Barca in a way that allows the ensemble to prove themselves in soloist and chamber music formations, which is something that most established orchestras will struggle to achieve.

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NCPA , 2 Xi Chang'an Jie 30-31 Oct Buy tickets


Le Rouge et le Noir

Brought to the stage, Le Rouge et le Noir is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Henri Beyle Stendhal, published in 1830. It chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy. He ultimately allows his passions to betray him.

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Beijing Century Theatre (世纪剧院) , 40 Liangmaqiao Lu 25-29 Oct Buy tickets

Things to do

The Colour Run Beijing

Critics' pick

The Colour Run, the world’s first colour 5k event, was founded in March 2011 as an event to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together to participate in the 'Happiest 5k on the Planet'.While this 5k event is all about having fun, it also focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle. More than half of the participants are first-time 5k runners and the event is making headway on the national focus of improving health and wellness. 

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Beijing Garden Expo Park , 15 Shejichang Lu 26 Oct Buy tickets
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