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Weekender Aug. 18-24

Highlights of this weekend and the week ahead

The most intriguing and exciting events for the weekend and beyond


August 18

Thomas Schoeffler Jr. one man band
7:30-9pm, ¥80-200

Thomas Schoeffler Jr. multi talented one-man band, who uses foot percussions, guitar, and a harmonica to create a sound that is raw. His music combines blue, rock and country, which leaves his audience captivated while imaging a world where the vast planes touch the effervescence of the city.

La Plantation theater
Base 1, D area, Shunbai Road, Hegezhuang village
北京市朝阳区崔各庄乡何各庄村壹号地国际艺术园 D


August 19

Concrete Jungle
10pm-Late, Free

Migas is tearing your Saturday night up and as you have the time of your life. Taking their funkiest resident DJ, Cad 73, back and bringing you his funkiest play list filled with hip-hop, reggae, afrobeat, breakbeat, disco, soul and more. All this in absolute comfort on their amazing rooftop.

The Bar at Migas
6/F, Nali Patio, 81 Sanlitun North Road


Mademoiselle et son Orchestre at Modernista
10pm-Late, Free

Back from her short summer break is Mademoiselle et son Orchestre are gracing us with another unforgettable gig. Most known for being the only group in China that offers an amazing repertoire of French songs. Prepare yourselves for a night of dancing, laughter, and pure fun.

44 Baochao Hutong


Summer Party At Pacha
8pm-Late, ¥250-600

There is going to be an epic party at Pacha, to celebrate with you this incredible summer with your favorite Latin singer Gilberto Romero and his insane band. While you're there, you can enjoy one of the many discounts that will go all night long. Or call ahead, reserve a table, and while you're on the phone reserve a bottle of Pure Pisco.

Cafe Flat White, B1/F, Sanlitun SOHO, 8 Gongti Bei Lu
工体北路8号三里屯SOHO 地下1层B1-239号
131-6113-1934, 131-2134-7550


August 20

Bottega Jinshang Opening Party
12-3pm, Free

Bottega is finally celebrating the opening of their new flagship location in Jinshang, Xinyuanli. From noon to 3pm there will be discounts to be had and delicious Italian food to enjoy. Bring the family, bring your friend, the more the merrier, nothing can be left untasted.

Bottega Xinyuanli
1/F, 1, 20, Xinyuanli Xi


Kevin Sun and Mark Bai's (USA) Jazz Magic - Modern Jazz Quartet
8:30-Late, Free

A beautiful place for great musicians, Modernista is bringing in Kevin Sun and Mark Bai’s Jazz Magic. Kevin is a Brooklyn-based saxophonist, clarinetist, and improviser-composer, while Mark is a jazz pianist and composer. Together they have made a name for them selves and are now an integral part of China’s jazz scene.

44 Baochao Hutong


August 21

Concrete & Grass Presents: Cigarettes After Sex
8-11pm. ¥180

Cigarettes After Sex (CAS) are said to cast and hold you in a hell of a spell. Their incredible dark and sharp sounds have been developing since 2008. The result is an incredible and unique musical journey that will leave audiences savoring and lingering over for a long time to come.

Tango at Hepingli
79 Hepingli Xijie
Tel: 6428-2288
Tickets: https://yoopay.cn/event/casbeijing


August 22

Keep it Slow and Seductive - Kizomba
9pm-Late, Free

Keeping you lively and up beat even during a weekday is Migas with their Kizomba class. Don't worry; Kizomba is a slow-and-steady groove from Angola, perfect if you’re looking to spice up your date night and take it slow. Check out this smooth and seductive dance while having an incredible night on the Migas bar rooftop.

The Bar at Migas
6/F, Nali Patio, 81 Sanlitun North Road


Taco Tuesday at Cantina Agave
9pm-Late, Free

Cantiva Agave is a heck of a place, with amazing food, drinks, and beautiful rooftop with great music. For all us taco fans, here is the ultimate deal you could ever have hoped for. Take as many corn and flower soft shell tacos available and stuff your self for only ¥100. Don’t forget to leave some room for their amazing desserts as well.

Cantina Agave
S4-32, 3/F, Taikoo Li South


August 23

Stroll in the Houhai night market!

Explore the neighborhood of Hòuhǎi which is best known for its nightlife and its infinite choice of restaurants, bars, and cafés. No matter how long you've been in this great city, you just have to take a look. That’s Mandarin will be giving you a map and will have you taste the best Chinese delicacies Hòuhǎi has to offer.

That’s Mandarin Chinese Language School
101, Building B, Xin Zhong Yuan Office
Tel: 0


August 24

Dumpling Class in Hutong
10:30am-10pm, ¥358

This place is a pleasant surprise for those who want to learn how to cook Chinese food, but more specifically dumplings. Kucina’s courtyard cooking has enough space for you and your friends to make dumplings and have a great meal made by yourselves.

KUCINA CookingStudioe
No.44 Liushixiang Dongsiwutiao

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