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2 Kolegas (两个好朋友 liăng ge hăo péng yǒu), Bar in Beijing, Chaoyang District
Contact / Address
Address: 21 Liangmaqiao Lu (Inside the drive-in movie theater park)
Phone: +86 10 8196-4820, 8196-9197
It is a small place with a quite small stage, but outside there is a small beer garden, cool to chill at summer time.
Named after the two friends who started it, this live music venue has a loyal following among serious local rockers and the fans who love them. Simple and priced at the student crowd, in the summer they throw regular parties on the ample lawn outside. Expect live jams, rock gigs and a hip indie crowd.On May 27th and May 28th 2011, the 2 Kolegas celebrated their 6th anniversary marking the bar as one of the oldest open live venue in Beijing. According to Beijing Daze:
oh boy… where to start? As far as parties go, the best ones this year have been at 2 kolegas (see new year bash)! Those guys just know how to throw down the fun times and get a party started. Last year was memorable, this year was even bigger!
Major events that happened here
Appearances in books/press
- Mentioned as one of Beijing's rockinest music venues in the Insider's Guide to Beijing 2008.
Inside the Drive-in Theater (Qiche Dianyingyuan) in Chaoyang District, opposite the north gate.
If you go by car from YanSha Bridge (3rd Ring Road) go direction east, passing by Kampinsky Hotel, go to the last traffic light before you reach the 4th ring road and make a U-Turn, on the north side of the street you will see the gate of the Drive-In Cinema. Drive in until a ring isle and turn left, then go straight and you will be there.
Articles & Reviews
- Review by CityWeekend
- Review of their Fourth Anniversary Show by Jonathan Alpart on TheBeijinger.com
- ↑ Beijing Daze (2011-06-01). "2 Kolegas Anniversary: They came, partied and celebrated til the un came up". Retrieved on 2011-06-02.