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Lots of rock concerts for January... and a few other odds and ends around town. Shanghai shakes off its NYE hangover.
  • Mozart: L’Opera Rock

    Mozart, l’Opéra Rock ("Mozart, the rock opera") is a French musical about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from age 17, using both original pop-rock compositions as well as existing music composed by Mozart. It's toured in France,...
  • Ensiferum - Two Paths Tour

    Ah, Ensiferum. You can't talk folk-inspired melodic death metal without mentioning Ensiferum, and with Two Paths, they're building on that thrilling metallic hybrid honed across six full-length albums. Don't miss the Finnish quintet's...
  • YETI pres. Maximus MMC (Flow-Fi / FR)

    Part of the Flow Fi music collective, Maximus MMC’s forward-thinking hip hop / nu soul indie label connects influential talents all around the world from Canadian chilled trap producer Ekali to UK grime staple Sh?m. His sets are a...
    • Nightlife | Le Baron | on Thu Jan 4 2018
    • 2018-01-04 Finished
  • Antidote pres. Joe Nice + Rob Smith RSD

    Double-bill with dubplate champion Joe Nice, and Rob Smith RSD, together, on the same night, in the same physical space, or probably a least a couple metres apart. Support by Jado and Budball. Heavy heavy dubstep this night. 80rmb on the...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Fri Jan 5 2018
    • 2018-01-05 Finished
  • Whai Tour - Shanghai Stop -

    Dark and dreamy Beijing electro-rock a la Placebo and Muse live on stage at Yuyintang. Fans of trip hop and rock take note. The band is now on tour on a multi-city China tour in early 2018. 100rmb at the door.
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Fri Jan 5 2018
    • 2018-01-05 Finished
  • The Chameleons UK

    Seminal post-punk band The Chameleons play Shanghai at YYT for their first China tour. Veteran of John Peel's show back in the day, the band recently reformed with singer and bassist Mark Burgess touring the old hits. 200rmb at the...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Sat Jan 6 2018
    • 2018-01-06 Finished
  • Mando Diao 2018 China Tour

    Swedish alt rock band Mando Diao return to China after a 10 year absence, bringing that classic rock ’n’ roll sound to the big stage at Bandai Namco. Since 2002, Mando Diao has released eight studio albums that have sold more than 1.5...
  • Drum Clap #6

    Drump Clap #6 features Wensen from Shanghai's long-running techno party VOID, currently in their tenth year. Damn. Vinyl-only DJ with some killer techno and house in his collection, Wensen also dabbles in hip-hop, dub and funk. He'll be...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Jan 6 2018
    • 2018-01-06 Finished
  • Aspire to Inspire - Fashion Business Event

    Aspire to Inspire will be an evening filled with conferences featuring Shanghai’s leading entrepreneurs, fashion designers and business moguls. The first panel will outline fashion designers such as Creative Director of X Suit,...
    • Community | M1NT | on Wed Jan 10 2018
    • 2018-01-10 Finished
  • 'Out of the Archive': World Museum Collection

    Je Fine Art Space presents The Museum Collection, a selection of works from the world’s top collections. Modligliani, Dali, Warhol, Picasso, Peynet, Van Gogh, & Shiele. Bringing together a unique cross-section of art history where not...
  • Alphabet: Green Drinks January Film Screening

    Green Initiatives brings their first Green Drinks film screening of 2018 with Alphabet, a documentary that about the modern educational system. The film argues that the current model (across several countries) is squelching children's...
  • Homeshake

    Homeshake is the solo musical project of Montreal-based singer-songwriter and musician Peter Sagar, who is best known as the former guitarist for Mac DeMarco’s live band. His third album under the project, "Fresh Air" was released in...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Fri Jan 12 2018
    • 2018-01-12 Finished
  • Asian Vibes pres. China Debut Series #17 - Nur Jaber [OSF]

    Welcome to the very first Asian Vibes party of year 2018. They're present one of the rising female forces of the Berlin techno scene - Nur Jaber. "With powerful musical roots from Lebanon, her music always deliver deeper messages and...
  • Konekt X 4X4X4X4: Markus Suckut

    German minimal techno DJ / producer, Markus Suckut, is Konekt Asia's first heavyweight presentation of the year. Shanghai's techno crew 4x4x4x4 teams up with Beijing's Konekt to host. Max Shen (4x4x4x4) and Hu Yang (Konekt Asia) will...
    • Nightlife | The Mansion | on Sat Jan 13 2018
    • 2018-01-13 Finished
  • Colin Phils

    Colin Phils is a Richmond, Virginia based band that offers complex instrumental music along with vocals filled with harmonies. Their sound has been described as part math-rock, part post-rock, with catchy hooks and harmonies throughout....
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Sat Jan 13 2018
    • 2018-01-13 Finished
  • Foster the People Live in Shanghai

    LA indie pop band Foster the People’s song "Pumped Up Kicks" became a viral success in 2010 and the group received a record deal, and gained a fanbase through small club shows and appearances at music festivals. After releasing their...
  • Imagine Dragons 'Evolve' 2017 World Tour

    Multi-platinum Las Vegas band Imagine Dragons arrive in Shanghai for the first time ever. They went straight to top of the Billboard charts in 2013 for their single "Radioactive", which Rolling Stone called "the biggest rock hit of the...
    • Nightlife | MB Arena | on Wed Jan 17 2018
    • 2018-01-17 Finished
  • Ladies Who Tech in Action x eBay

    Ladies Who Tech in Action's hosting an event at eBay with women from the tech industry sharing their stories. Both men and women are welcome to join the event, runs from 6-9pm, free entry. Scan the QR code below to RSVP, seats are...
  • Fashion Meets Art Show: Supports Charity Foundation

    KAT Model & Arts Management are putting on a show for 10th anniversary partnering wth designers like Celine B, as well as the Heart to Heart Foundation to raise awarenesss of children in China with congenital heart defects. Starts at 7pm...
    • Community | Meka | on Thu Jan 18 2018
    • 2018-01-18 Finished
  • 19 Years of D&B - Sweatshop pres. Cyantific, The Prototypes and DJ SS

    Celebrating 19 years in the drum'n'bass game - Sweatshop holds a monster triple-headliner-rave-up, the biggest drum'n'bass lineup China's ever seen. Cyantific and The Prototypes are currently two of the biggest drum’n’bass names in the...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Jan 20 2018
    • 2018-01-20 Finished
  • Butterfly Wu: Queen of the Movies

    The enormous world-wide film industry today pumps out stars at a record rate. Or so it seems. Just under a century ago, Shanghai was poised to witness the emergence of an extraordinary film industry that produced a huge number of famous...
  • 'Lettres du Voyant' - Joseph Beuys X Nam June Paik

    The exhibition will present the important and representative works by German artist Joseph Beuys (1921 - 1986) and Korean-American artist Nam June Paik (1932 - 2006) throughout their artistic careers, and further discuss the cooperation...
  • Bespoke Charity Blind Dating Event

    First Dates Night is a blind-date charity event at Glam bar and M on the Bund. Before the event you will be matched with a date who you'll meet there. 100% of proceeds will go to charity, there are a few beneficiaries including Mifan...
    • Community | M on the Bund | on Sat Jan 20 2018
    • 2018-01-20 Finished
  • Shanghai Swings: Swing Dance 101

    Shanghai Swings is offering lessons for beginners, for both couples and single people. The course will take place over four sessions: January 21, 28 and February 4, 11 from 6-7.30pm. Costs 530rmb a person or 900rmb per couple for whole...
    • NOT TAGGED | SmSh Territory | Sundays until Feb 11 2018
    • 2018-01-21 Finished
  • S.T.D. pres. Joey Bada$$

    Joey Bada$$ is an American, independent hip-hop Recording Artist, who hails from Brooklyn, New York. with his rugged style, an invigorating outcome of his Brooklyn neighborhood and surroundings, Joey Bada$$ has been a staple in the...
    • Nightlife | Arkham | on Sat Jan 27 2018
    • 2018-01-27 Finished
  • DKNSTRKT Launch Event at Daliah

    DKNSTRKT ("deconstruct") is a collective of genderfluid drag lovers. "We believe that a person's gender is not limited to just male or female. We want to create a diverse drag community. Whatever your sexuality or gender identity, if you...
    • Arts, Community, Nightlife | Daliah | on Sun Jan 28 2018
    • 2018-01-28 Finished
  • Dulwich Flea Market 2018

    Dulwich College Shanghai (Pudong) will be hosting a flea market open to the wider community. Will run from 9.30am to 12.30pm, and they are still looking to fill tables. Costs 125rmb per table for Dulwich families and 175rmb for...
  • Hurts - ‘The Desire’ Tour 2017

    Having established themselves as one of Europe's more successful pop acts (top ten albums and numerous hit singles in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Finland, the Netherlands and the UK),...