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Jianghu Bar, 江湖酒吧 (jiang hu jiu ba) one of the finest small Folk live venues in Beijing
Jianghu, which literally translates to "rivers and lakes," is often used in fiction writing referring to all environments and every corner of the world.
This bar, located near the Hutong area of Nan Luo Gu Xiang. The place is made of a tiny Beijing court yard with two rooms and a mini yard inbetween. On the one corner of the bigger room there is a small stage for live music. Inspite of it's unusual size for music venues, the sound and show quality is pretty good actually. It's a haven for music lovers from all over the world. The bar offers an authentic music environment, cheap drinks and band performances every night.
Anything from Blues and Jazz, to Rocknroll as well as experimental and folk music can be heard here regularly Jiang Hu is located at east end the Dongmianhua Hutong.
Major events that happened here
- Add: 7 Dongmianhua Hutong, Jiaodaokou Nandajie, Dongcheng District (东城区交道口南大街东棉花胡同7号)
- Open: Daily 7pm-2am
- Tel: 010-6401 4611 (for gigs: 18610087613 (69)、13269227168 (Tian Xiao 天晓) )
Articles & Interviews
- Doug Wallen (2012), Jamie Hutchings In China: 'Professionalism! It’s Overrated', published on 5 November 2012