The 15th International Peach Blossom Music Festival kicked off on April 18 in Pinggu district, Beijing and will last until May 8.
The Shanghai World Music Festival will kick off on April 28. Musicians from 11 countries and regions will perform in Pudong, Xuhui and Changning districts during the eight-day event.
Mars en Folie, an annual music festival held in China, will present pop, rock and reggae musicians from European and North American francophone music scene.
In January, Song Ke, arguably the most popular music producer in China, announced he was quitting the business to run a roast duck restaurant. Five months later, he made an equally surprising return.
The huge numbers of pirated CDs and high levels of illegal downloading are forcing Chinese musicians to find alternative ways to make a living.
A music school with a modern rock outlook has produced an iconic Beijing Midi Music Festival, China's largest and oldest outdoor music festival.
The upcoming China Music Valley International Music Festival is set to be bigger and better, and more international than the highly rated 2011 event.
Art-rock trio Blonde Redhead will join more than 150 acts performing at the Strawberry Music Festival, at Beijing's Tongzhou Canal Park from April 29 to May 1.
Three outdoor music festivals opening around the country this month will be eager to prove that spring's warm weather is finally here. This year the festival scene is expanding from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to more second-tier cities, after last year's Zebra Music Festival in Chengdu.
China's burgeoning music festival scene helps bridge the regional differences when it comes to understanding rock 'n' roll.
Thousands of music fans in Beijing braved strong winds and sandstorms at the weekend as they flocked to the outskirts of the city for three of China's biggest music festivals.
In a whirlwind of raucous rock, the capital celebrates the arrival of the warm weather with three of Beijing's biggest music festivals, drawing international and local talent.
More than 100 musical acts will perform at a music festival set in the windswept forests of the capital's Yanqing county, through which snake many of the Great Wall's most famous stretches.
A genre of music that was once seen as the devil's music and largely ignored by the local media is thriving and even receiving government support.