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Festival season is here again. Here's all that and so, so, so much more going on in Shanghai for September two-oh-one-seven.
  • Scorpion Prison 69 EP Release Show

    Scorpion Prisoner 69 will be releasing their EP 《四部复仇曲》at Yuyintang with support from Spill Your Guts, Dirty Fingers and Alpaca. Big one for local heavy music. Don't miss out, punk rock heshers. 50rmb cover. Starts 9pm.
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Fri Sep 1 2017
    • 2017-09-01 Finished
  • Unity Music & Arts Festival

    This September at the Shanghai Expo, the highly anticipated Unity Music & Arts Festival will be headlined by musical talents Ne-Yo and Tinashe. Ne-Yo is the R&B singer and producer behind hits like: ‘Time of Our Lives’, ‘So Sick’, and...
    • Nightlife | Expo Park | Daily until Sep 3 2017
    • 2017-09-02 Finished
  • GGI Shanghai's Three- Year Anniversary Party

    Girl Gone International celebrates their third birthday in 1920s Style at Lychee. Ladies, join us them by scanning the QR Code in the flyer and celebrate their birthday. GGI is a big, open, co-created volunteer network, an empowering...
    • Community, Dining, Nightlife | Lychee | on Sat Sep 2 2017
    • 2017-09-02 Finished
  • EQ Birthday Bash

    EQ turns two this Saturday and they're celebrating. They're bringing in a guest DJ and waxing off a dance floor for guests, from 9pm till late. Great prices on cocktails. Five house cocktails or (mocktails) for 150rmb. Barcelona Brewed...
    • Nightlife | EQ | on Sat Sep 2 2017
    • 2017-09-02 Finished
  • Beijing Dance Theater pres. ‘Haze’

    Haze, as a type of air pollution, is in fact a product of the process of industrialization. Even more essentially, it is a force of the climate and environment. This new dance piece Haze is devoted to developing these ideas through the...
  • Party Like a Banana: V Spot Opening Party

    V Spot is a new sex-positive, women-focused sex toy shop in town. The grand opening party will feature lots of games, prizes, burlesque performances, and cheap drinks (first 100 beers free).
    • Community, Nightlife | V Spot | on Sat Sep 2 2017
    • 2017-09-02 Finished
  • THEPLUG pres. MUMM Pool Party

    The Plug closes off the summer with "a very sexy and very lit rooftop pool party." They're pulling up with MUMM Champagne to throw an all day pool party at the Purple Mountain Hotel. Boasting two pools, a sexy view, and the usual bag of...
  • Heat Wave ft. M.A.N.D.Y. (Philipp Jung)

    W Shanghai is hosting a party at their WET Bar with DJ Philipp Jung of M.A.N.D.Y. on the decks. M.A.N.D.Y. is the Berlin-based DJ duo that made their way from the underground house scene to the mainstream with ‘Body Language’ in 2005....
    • Nightlife | W Shanghai | on Sun Sep 3 2017
    • 2017-09-03 Finished
  • Hardcore Legends D...O....Freaking A

    Talk - Action = Zero, Shanghai. Canadian hardcore legends DOA return to freakin Shanghai to rip the roof off Yuyintang one more time. Unmissable one for legacy punk fans. Shanghai fav's Round Eye and Dirty Fingers on the opening duties....
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Mon Sep 4 2017
    • 2017-09-04 Finished
  • Yundi and the Warsaw Philharmonic

    The famed pianist, Yundi was propelled onto the international stage when he won first prize at the XIV Chopin International Piano Competition at the age of 18. He was the youngest and first Chinese winner in the history of the renowned...
    • Arts | SHOAC | on Tue Sep 5 2017
    • 2017-09-05 Finished
  • Jaunt 10-Years Anniversary

    Big UK clubbing brand Jaunt celebrated their 10 year anniversary with a world tour and a stop in Shanghai at Celia. Jaunt events have popped up in large clubs, small spaces and converted lofts, with Marcel Dettmann, Derrick May, Ben...
  • The Expat Show Shanghai - 10th Anniversary

    Everything for your everyday life. Since 2007, the Expat Show Shanghai dedicates its full resources to create the best international lifestyle platform for all communities to find all information, products and services they need for...
  • Golden Summer Beer & Food Festival

    This September The Place will be hosting the Golden Summer Beer and Food Festival. It’ll have all the good festival things: food, music, and most importantly beer. Over 20 craft beer brands to try including: Dream Brewers, Fundows,...
    • Nightlife | The Place | Daily until Sep 10 2017
    • 2017-09-08 Finished
  • 2017 Shanghai Bar Show

    Whiskey Magazine's international bar and spirits exhibition returns to Shanghai for its second year. Held in 21 cities around the world, Bar Show features world class mixologists mixing up the good stuff, representing bars and brands....
  • Yangcheng Lake Half Marathon & 10K

    As one of the most scenic spots in the Shanghai proximity, Yangcheng Lake is a great setting for an amazing half marathon or 10K. Join RunnersHai for this event -- The routes are going through the flat lakeside scenery from the five star...
    • Sports & Recreation | SmSh Territory | on Sat Sep 9 2017
    • 2017-09-09 Finished
  • 2nd Annual Jing'an International Food Festival

    The 2nd annual international food festival include Flames, Black Pepper, Sproutworks, Pistolera, The Blind Pig, Little Catch, Logan’s Punch, Pierogi Ladies, Labella Wine House, UVA, Shanghai Young Bakers, Tap House, Ootokuya, Taste &...
    • Community, Dining, Nightlife | Zhang Yuan | Daily until Sep 10 2017
    • 2017-09-09 Finished
  • Ibiza Sunset

    Sir Elly's Terrace’s breathtaking views and robust rhythmic tunes are the centerpiece for MVPs latest blowout on the Bund. Guest DJ and live performers providing the entertainment. Free entry until midnight with RSVP at...
  • El T*U*E*S*D*A*Y Gran Stage

    Shanghai's favorite Bund Latin hotspot turns five years young the oly way they know how -- with a week's worth of parties. Kicks off on Tuesday with an 8-piece band playing Cuban, salsa, bachata, and merengue rhythms, replete with a...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Tue Sep 12 2017
    • 2017-09-12 Finished
  • Daily Vinyl Invites: Khemist, China Social Club, Knopha and More

    Crew of beat-selectors / record-diggers Daily Vinyl (China) present a compilation of the trendiest urban vibes in a wide-ranging selection of track, beats & rhythms. Celebrating UNÏCO's five-yeaer anniversary is a formidable DJ lineup...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Wed Sep 13 2017
    • 2017-09-13 Finished
  • Fazil Say Piano Recital

    Making a return trip to Shanghai, Fazil Say is a Turkish pianist and composer described recently as "not merely a pianist of genius; but undoubtedly he will be one of the great artists of the twenty-first century”. He’s known for his...
  • Amazoonia: Five Years of Electropical

    The grand finale of the five-year anniversary week at Unico sees a big Electropical blow-out at the Latin hotspot. Gonna get wild with special performers, dancers, "humanimals", live percussion, Latin house, Afro beats, and more. Get...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Sat Sep 16 2017
    • 2017-09-16 Finished
  • Second Shanghai Latin Summer Bands Festival

    A big night of Latin music as The Pearl hosts in Shanghai's most popular Latin artists to the cabaret stage. All flavors of Latin Summer heat performed live with singers, dancers, and the works. DJ TK on the mix keeping the vibes...
    • Nightlife | The Pearl | on Sat Sep 16 2017
    • 2017-09-16 Finished
  • VOID 10 presents Bintus (Power Vacuum, UK)

    For their second edition of the 10 Years Series, VOID present Bintus from the UK. Milo Smee has been releasing records for almost two decades under multiple aliases (Kruton, Bintus, Binary Chaffinch) across notable labels such as Andy...
    • Nightlife | ALL Club | on Fri Sep 22 2017
    • 2017-09-22 Finished
  • Budweiser STORM Music Festival

    Budweiser STORM is an outdoor EDM festival, that has been happening annually in China since 2013. The festival has grown over the years, the first event got a crowd of 20,000 and in 2016 attendance was up to 180,000. This year the...
  • [Cancelled] BREW Beer Fest 2017

    The 9th Annual BREW Beer Fest 2017 is a yearly event in Pudong with lots of interaction between guests and vendors with games, DJ, beer competitions, and more. The Kerry Beer Fest 2017 will invite selected beer and gourmet suppliers with...
    • Dining, Nightlife | Kerry Hotel | on Sat Sep 23 2017
    • 2017-09-23 Finished
  • Against The Current ‘In Our Bones’ World Tour

    American pop rock band Against The Current make their China debut ahead of their acclaimed album “In Our Bones”. In the past few years, the group has achieved a considerable amount of fame on YouTube after posting covers of various songs...
  • OneRepublic 2017 Live in Shanghai

    OneRepublic will be playing at the Mercedes-Benz Arena this September. The band first broke onto the scene with the release of Dreaming Out Loud in 2007, an album which included ‘Apologize’ a Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum...
    • Arts | MB Arena | on Wed Sep 27 2017
    • 2017-09-27 Finished
  • Lali Puna China Tour 2017

    New Noise brings one of Germany's finest indietronica bands, Lali Puna, to China, presenting their fifth studio album: Two Windows . Lali Puna are taking their cues from a brand of music spearheaded by the likes of Caribou and Mount...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Sat Sep 30 2017
    • 2017-09-30 Finished