Drum Tower & Dongcheng North entertainment

Top Choice Concert Venue in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

School Bar

Another reason why hip Wudaoying Hutong is too cool for school, this divey band venue is the best spot to tap into the capital's underground scene. Run by a couple of veteran Běijīng punks, it hosts quality gigs fro…
Top Choice Live Music in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Jiāng Hú

One of the coolest places to hear Chinese indie and rock bands, Jiāng Hú, run by a trombone-playing, music-loving manager, is housed in a small courtyard and packs in the punters on a good night. Intimate, cool, and…
Live Music in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Temple Bar

Large single-room space with a long bar in one corner, a low stage in another, and tables, chairs and sofas strewn across the rest of the floor. The three music-loving managers ensure decent billing from local bands…
Live Music in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Yúgōng Yíshān

Reputedly one of the most haunted places in Běijīng, this historic building has been home to Qing dynasty royalty, warlords and the occupying Japanese army in the 1930s. You could probably hear the ghosts screaming …
Live Music in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Tango Live House

Formerly called Star Live, Tango is a great space and as one of the few medium-sized venues in Běijīng, it hosts a fair few international bands and occasional dance parties, too.
Theatre in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Pénghāo Theatre

Students from the nearby drama academy sometimes perform in this small, informal nonprofit theatre, tucked away down a narrow, unnamed alleyway between Dongmianhua Hutong and Beibinmasi Hutong. Performances are most…
Theatre in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

China Puppet Theatre

Aimed at families, this theatre puts on shadow play, puppetry, music and dance events on weekends only. There are three theatres, however, there's no English.
Karaoke in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Tango KTV

This popular karaoke venue is by the south gate of Dìtán Park.