Beijing Beats brings you the best in Beijing nightlife each weekend. Its aim: to help you soothe the woes of a long and stressful week with some out-of-body gyrating and some experiences you'd rather forget come Monday. Check the weekend's full list of nightlife events here.

Friday, July 28

Blackout With Elvis T.
Lantern gets techno all night long with this set by Taiwan-born, Beijing-based producer and DJ Elvis T. One of China’s top techno talents, Elvis is a genuine studio nerd who can bring down a dancefloor with the flick of a wrist - lately preferring long sets on four CDJs with his immaculate-sounding Model 1 mixer. He’s joined by Jackson Lee in Room 1 at Lantern, with Rhom Omit, Eva Xu, Hamoudeh, and Keiren in Room 2. RMB 50. 10pm. Lantern

Bermuda takes over Beijing's primo video game bar 8-Bit this Friday, promising to play a great selection of trap and future bass alongside their own original tracks. Free. 10pm-midnight. 8-Bit

Panda Party
Steo Le Panda appears at this weekend's Panda Party at Modernsky Lab, a rare chance to see this electronic music performer as he plays a set including his new LED light show. Support comes from DJs Bass Guo, Negative 808, and Hazy. RMB 100, RMB 80 (advance). Modernsky Lab

Saturday, July 29

Hidden Ocean Pool Party
Vegas not in the budget this summer? Head to the Hidden Ocean Water Party and eat, drink, and make merry in Chaoyang instead. DJs Trinidad, Electromobile, Yuan Peng, and Abby will be on hand to spin tunes while you enjoy a white sand beach and dance the night away in the pool. 8.30pm. RMB 268, RMB 158 (advance). Kuqiche Art Park

Disco Extravaganza
Queens unite on the dance floor! Disco Extravaganza is back again! Beijing’s most fabulous party brings together disco tunes, drag queens, and live performances. Open up and enjoy the extravaganza with Boflex and Nassdak on the decks! 10pm. Price TBA. Migas

Far East Lion
Dada showcases some of Beijing's finest reggae, dub, dancehall, and jungle talent this Saturday with the likes of Far East Lion, Blood Dunza, and Raddam Ras. Price TBA. 10pm. Dada

Electric Amusement Park All-Star Weekend With Jay Hardway
Head to Beijing Fun Capital Amusement Park for this weekend-long electronic music festival. Martin Garrix collaborator Jay Hardway headlines, joined by bass and dubstep DJ Pantao, internationally recognized Chinese electronic producer Unity, and special guest, rapper Al Rocco, along with many other DJs. Saturday and Sunday, 3-10pm. RMB 240-680. Beijing Fun Capital Amusement Park

Sunday, July 30

Vic's Barely Alive Party
Barely Alive brings you WhyBeatz, one of the rising stars of bass. Having collaborated with artists like Skrillex and DJ Snake and worked from Las Vegas to Shanghai, he now comes to Beijing with support from DJs Liz, Fader, and Chenfei. 10pm. RMB 150, RMB 130 (advance). Vics

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