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Best night I've had in Beijing

So far this is my favourite live music venue in Beijing. We went for a metal cover night and the... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
xiaolu666
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Beijing, China
Mao rocks!!!

Sadly this venue is rumoured to be closing :-( Went there on Friday night to see a 4 band bill. The... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2016
keithf772
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Hilo, Hawaii
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1 Dec 2016
“Best night I've had in Beijing”
6 Apr 2016
“Mao rocks!!!”
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

So far this is my favourite live music venue in Beijing. We went for a metal cover night and the Chinese bands absolutely smashed Iron Maiden, Nirvana, Rammstein and many more, with some crazy mosh pits and headbanging. It was definitely on par with if...More

2  Thank xiaolu666
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Sadly this venue is rumoured to be closing :-( Went there on Friday night to see a 4 band bill. The place was packed and going off. 4 great bands including two new favourites for me, Big Wave and Hedgehog. Great sound, well mixed tasteful...More

2  Thank keithf772
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

A good place for rock/metal/punk/hardcore music lovers. Lots of live gigs of local and foreign bands. Beer price - from 20 RMB for a small bottle. The club placed in an nice old town "hutong" area.

2  Thank Krizas
Reviewed 9 July 2014

If you're backpacking around Gulou Dajie & Nanluoguxiang / studying / working here, try catch a few of the local and sometimes international acts that play here. Great place to meet expats and locals, especially around JUE music & art festival etc, lots of stuff...More

2  Thank CharlAlbertyn1
Reviewed 29 June 2014

If you want to see some concerts of Chinese (but also foreign) bands this is one of the places you should check out. They have all styles of music, Punk, oi, ska, Rockabilly, Metal, etc. The beer is cheap, the people are nice. It is...More

Thank Schorsch_lux
Reviewed 18 May 2013

I read about this place on internet looking for the Beijing's Metal scene. There I found a concert of the Army of the Jade Kirin (chinese industrial metal band) and I had one of the most exciting experiences I've ever had in China. The place...More

1  Thank zerella
Reviewed 23 February 2013 via mobile

Nice atmosphear, good bands, ok soundsystem, pretty cheap beer, cheap entrance fees, cool people, some annoyingly loud americans... What more could you ask for? I will definitely go check out some other bands there soon!

Thank Max K
Reviewed 16 December 2012

I went to mao livehouse on the recommendation of some locals that I know. It was about a block away from the hotel I was staying in (hutongren courtyard hotel- highly recommended). The neighborhood is great- lots of restaurants, bars, streetfood, shopping all around. the...More

Thank koneko2
Reviewed 15 April 2012 via mobile

I saw a good range of bands there. cheap tickets and reasonably priced beer. Excellent neighbourhood with lots of options for the night.

1  Thank phunck
Reviewed 5 March 2012

It was pretty crowded but the music was great and the drink weren't too pricey!

Thank Lucas C
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