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Where to go out, dance, and revel. Hand-picked events in Shanghai, curated by a team with combined decades in town.
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Apr
20
  • Terrace Re-Opening Part 1

    Missing those good old days partying until dawn on the Bund and watch the sunrise? Celebrating spring and the wonderful weather, Bar Rouge is hosting official terrace opening parties on this weekend and the next. New cocktails, special...
  • Nova Shanghai w/ Harvey McKay (Drumcode, Cocoon, Soma)

    Nova is a monthly premium techno club event series featuring international headliners and the best of local talent. This edition, Nova Shanghai brings you Glasgow's very own Drumcode artist, Harvey McKay. With 3 Beatport Techno No. 1’s...
  • Black Eyeliner - Goth Night

    Blackeyeliner brings the evilness to punk rock dive bar Specters. Locals DJs on decks kicking out the sad jams -- classic goth, death rock, post punk, maybe a bit of industrial to clear the place. Fancy neon things and evil projections...
  • C.O.F.F.I.N.

    Huge punk rock / hard core show down at Harley's with the return of Beijing's happy grind core band Struggle Session, hosting in Aussie reprobates C.O.F.F.I.N. and locals Spill You Guts. Great bill and no cover at the door. Get wettttttt.
  • SCC Friday Night Comedy Showcase

    The Shanghai Comedy Club hosts a stand-up comedy showcase featuring Magners International Comedy Competition finalist and the dark heart of Shanghai comedy, Gene-George Earle. Also featuring Dwight Wozich, Lincoln Daw, Stephen Smith and...
  • Around The World with Chef Danyi: Vietnam

    A new monthly dinner and live music series inspired by the travels of one of China's fastest rising chefs, Danyi Gao. In this first edition, Danyi takes us to Vietnam with a six-course set including Bun Cha, Pok Pok Wings, Lemongrass...
    • Dining | Shake | Daily until Apr 22 2018
  • The Conclusion #1

    With CONCLUSION #1, her first exhibition in China, ArinaBB’ aim to explore Art as catharsis in a very direct way. Using her own personal experiences within the last year as the basis for her art, she explores questions and issues...
  • Swap Shop - Unisex Clothes Exchanges

    The Swap Shop is "a moment of gathering and encountering around re-cycling, re-manufacturing, and other re-conomic models to promote a conscious Zero*Waste thinking." One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. A Global movement...
  • Longines Global Champions Tour Shanghai

    Experience this international horse jumping sport live in an exclusive ambience. The Longines Global Champions Tour hosts the top riders of the sport with their best horses in the most difficult classes. More info at their official...
  • FUN 12inches pres. Sunsiaré (Fragrant Harbour)

    FUN 12inches present you Sunsiaré, a DJ essential to the Hong Kong electronic music scene. Sunsiaré both runs the edit label Homesick and Fragrant Harbour, which focuses on Techno and more abstract forms of dance music. As part of the...
    • Nightlife | Dada | Today
  • Le Baron Residency: King Chain

    Trap DJ King Chain is playing at Le Baron. His latest release is “Don’t Speak” which features vocals from K-pop star Tiffany of Girls Generation. The "futuristic" single charted in several countries across Asia topping at #1 in Taiwan...
  • Tomasz Guiddo

    During his over 15 years DJ career, he has performed in the most prestigious venues and festivals around the world, Tresor, Love Parade, Natural One, Fringe Festival, Woobar Bali and hundreds more. Member of WLO Laptop Orchestra,producer...
  • Academy Awards - 1st Anniversary Party

    Hollywood Club celebrates their one-year anniversary. "The theme of the night will be Academy Awards so bring your best dress and be ready for a lot of surprises during all night long!! You cannot miss this party ... we want you!!!!...
  • Earth Beats

    Bangin' gay bar Lucca thrown an Earth Day dance party. They say: "EARTH BEATS! Follow our beats! With the world's hottest DJ music·MOVE YOUR BODY! This weekend, will enlarge your desire for party! Come on guys~ Together with us to...
    • Nightlife | Lucca | Today
  • Techno Masters - Özgür Can

    The Mansion is a walhalla of techno music. Swedish top producer Özgür Can drops in with a 3-hour extensive set. His track ‘Irony’ was additionally recognized and featured by Tiësto in the fifth edition of his compilation series ‘In...
  • Wooozy Offline Presents: Coucou Chloe (Live)

    “A weirdness that is accessible and downright sexy.” – Resident Advisor. Coucou Chloe is "a fashion icon and underground maven". Oh word. "Syrupy pitched-up voices meet gut-punch bass in her alluring live sets, which feel like...
  • Pink Party

    JA Tasting Lounge hosts a Pink Wonderland -- "It's a special night followed by Chandon Rose sparkling wine Spring inspired pink cocktails, lucky draw, performance, guest DJ." Dress code for ladies: "pink elements". "For the company of 4...
  • Disco Ball

    Celia starting new monthly early hour party series for disco lovers . Special Guest Tomasz Guiddo - globetrotting DJ, music producer and sound designer whose discography includes tracks released on world's most influential indie record...
  • Highline Terrace Season Celebration

    Highline kicks off Terrace Season this Friday evening with dancing, drinking and general revelry. Starting from 7pm and going well past midnight. Check out Highline's newly decked out terrace (read: jungle vibes), refitted outdoor bar,...
  • Skate 'n' Jam

    Underground beats along with street and downhill skating. All musicians, jammers, singers welcome. "Not willing to jam? Ok then. Just grab your skate(s), come over and use your wheels to sweat a bit! Not willing to skate?! Well, just be...
  • Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars (everyone's favorite pocket sized pop star) is returning to Shanghai, and will be playing at the Mercedes-Benz Arena on April 20 and 21. Mars has won 11 Grammy’s, and has created hits like 24K Magic, That’s What I Like, and...
  • Afrobund

    A spiritual and groovy journey through Afrohouse Music on the docket for Latin Bund staple, Unico. Mixing worldwide producers with deep African roots, from Boddhi Satva to the Ancestral House of Osunlade. Start 10.30pm. No cover charge.
    • Nightlife | Unico | Today
  • Beat Bazaar

    It's time for Beat Bazaar at C's bar again, three local heroes join forces to present you a selection of rare beats from Funk, Disco, House and Techno, spanning more than three decades of music production. All night long from 10 pm...
    • Nightlife | C's | Today
Apr
21
  • Lü Shao-Chia, Elisabeth Leonskaja, and the SSO

    Celebrated Russian pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja has visited SSO Music Hall in 2014/2015 season, and the charm of her recital has been still lingering in audiences’ hearts. She will interpret one of the repertoires which she most excels...
  • House Night: Kill Frenzy

    Belgian-born, Berlin-based producer Sebastién Vanschoonbeek, known as Kill Frenzy, creates grungy, dark, crude and ghetto-inspired house and techno. Turned on to the music genre by greats like Jeff Mills, DJ Godfather and Green Velvet,...
  • 2018 Spartan Race

    The Spartan Race is a leader in the sport of obstacle racing, offering open heats for all fitness levels, as well as competitive and elite heats for those with something more to prove. The first of its kind to feature timing and global...
  • La Boum - 9th Anniversary Party

    Shanghai’s favorite couple invites you to celebrate 9 fabulous years of sharing, food, love and dance 70/80’s disco tunes by DJ Keint & DJ John Avolio. Dress code: Disco Chic. Free entrance before midnight; afterwards 100rmb/person...
  • Hi Spirits - A Rooftop Cocktail Extravaganza by BottlesXO

    BottlesXO launches their new range of signature cocktails, available for instant delivery soon. On Saturday at noon, they're getting together with a team of mixology masters and keeping the bar(s) stocked with quality spirits and mixers,...
  • Taste of Latin

    Latin party at the BundBowl. Authentic taste of Latin America in Shanghai! Starting at 2pm, get your hands on arepas, empanadas, desserts, and more, prepared special for you by A Lo Criollo, while enjoying our latin music by DJ Naz,...
    • Dining, Nightlife | Bund Bowl | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • Castle Hustle - Jianbing in the Jungle

    Hey there. How's your week? Little dull? Little routine? Little... too usual? Here, have this weird thing taking place at White Castle. White Castle? White Castle. It's called "Jianbing in the Jungle," and the tag-line is "Jianbing is a...
  • Around The World with Chef Danyi: Vietnam

    A new monthly dinner and live music series inspired by the travels of one of China's fastest rising chefs, Danyi Gao. In this first edition, Danyi takes us to Vietnam with a six-course set including Bun Cha, Pok Pok Wings, Lemongrass...
    • Dining | Shake | Daily until Apr 22 2018
  • Super Heroes Party

    Embrace your superpowers and join Spiderman, Batman, Hulk, Wonder Woman and many more Super Heroes "for a night of endless dancing". Expect warm Latin house rhythms, Afro beat, and deep tropical vibes. DJ S.Kiv with live percussion by...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • Fashion Night Out

    10 Corso Como is launching its first Fashion Night Out. Music, fashion, fun, customized cocktails and late night shopping. From 8pm until late, 10 Corso Como first floor will turn into a party station featuring DJs and customized...
  • Motorcycle Vinyle Night

    Celebrating International Record Store Day, Specters plays host for the Official After-Party of all those vinyl sales, with a couple of local DJs playing "maximum rock 'n' roll from hell" strictly on wax. Expect garage and punk rock,...
    • Nightlife | Specters | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • Punk Night

    Local punk bands on stage at Harley's keeping it sound and snotty. Garage punks Pinball City leading the charge. Sweet tunes for people into The Sonics and classic garage punk sounds. No cover. Starts 10pm.
  • Brews for Buddies Dogshelter Fundraising

    Help the building of a dog shelter. Excellent occasion to put in practice your love for animals and your wishes to help this world to become a better place. He Haven, in cooperation with un Caffe Bar, organized a big (and fun!)...
  • Co:Motion presents Dorisburg

    House and techno collective Co:Motion is back with a trip to lost space jungle inside the mind producer Dorisburg. Supporting is Stephen Andarakis, half of Sweet Talk and one of the pillars of the Hong Kong dance scene, and Co:Motion...
    • Nightlife | Elevator | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • 'Live Your Dreams' Maud Boesen Solo Exhibition

    After five years living in Shanghai, from her third solo exhibition in Shanghai, Danish artist Maud Boesen is back to her homeland to start a new life and this change, however, resulted in a new series of paintings from this solo...
  • House Rules

    DJ Brownie and DJ Mudonnah are on the decks keeping it house-y at new dress-up-look-sharp Bund lounge 3 1/3. No entrance fee. Dress code policy at the door. Starts 10pm. Before 11pm, 150rmb for two drinks.
  • Nüshù Intro to DJing Workshop

    "We want to encourage female-identifying, partially female identifying, femme, non-binary & queer individuals to experiment with sound and music. The Workshop is for all those who feel underrepresented in our heteronormative, male...
    • Community | Daliah | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • 'Cheese Is on Me' Promotion

    A simple concept for cheese and wine lovers: They'll pay for the cheese, you pay for the wine. Free-flow imported cheese, including melted raclette cheese with baked potatoes. Minimum expense required 100rmb wine / person.
  • Terrace Re-Opening Part 1

    Missing those good old days partying until dawn on the Bund and watch the sunrise? Celebrating spring and the wonderful weather, Bar Rouge is hosting official terrace opening parties on this weekend and the next. New cocktails, special...
    • Nightlife | Bar Rouge | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • Standup Comedy Showcase

    Comedy United Nations presents an international comedy mashup show, featuring comics from China, Mexico, Australia, Iran, the United States, Scotland, and South Africa. Join for a night of Stand-up AND sketch comedy. Some will be telling...
    • Nightlife | Comedy UN | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • Kizomba-Zouk-Afro Party

    Latin social dancing night – mainly Kizomba, Brazilian Zouk, Afro and a hint of Bachata bringing fun and sensual connection every Saturday night in the neighborhood style pentalounge of pentahotel Shanghai. Newcomer, Professionals and...
    • Nightlife | Pentalounge | from Apr 21 until Jul 21, 2018
  • House & Techno

    Metalepse and Dam's playing... house and techno and the House & Techno night. No cover. That's one hell of a fire. Starts 10pm.
    • Nightlife | C's | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • Shanghai Flaneur New Walk: The Hotel and Theater District

    This walking tour begins at the Shanghai Concert Hall (formerly the Nanking Theater) and skirts the perimeter of the former race course and Recreation Ground, now the People's Square and Park, heading northward on Xizang Road to Nanjing...
  • Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars (everyone's favorite pocket sized pop star) is returning to Shanghai, and will be playing at the Mercedes-Benz Arena on April 20 and 21. Mars has won 11 Grammy’s, and has created hits like 24K Magic, That’s What I Like, and...
    • Nightlife | MB Arena | on Sat Apr 21, 2018
  • Wax ’o' Paradiso

    Wax’o Paradiso is Andy Hart, Edd Fisher & Simon TK. " Soundtracking the cosmic verandah, Wax’o Paradiso’s splendid kraut back discotheque consists of magic possums Andy Hart, Edd Fisher and Simon TK. You’ll find Wax’o in rooftop...
Apr
22
  • DKNSTRKT Drag Makeup Free Workshop: Brows + Beards

    A free introductory workshop with Shanghai drag performers, Fantasia Valentina, Dorian T. Fisk and Cocosanti. Open to people of any gender. In this free introductory workshop everyone will learn how to: Do a drag queen eyebrow (taught by...
    • Community | Fitspace | on Sun Apr 22, 2018
  • Shanghai Soup

    Shanghai Soup is a fun, non-profit, networking event that provides funding for small projects within Shanghai. At each event we serve soup, sustainably sourced from local businesses; each diner contributes 50rmb for their soup. Four...
  • Crazy Lotus Sunday Sessions 'International Earth Day Celebration'

    From the concerns behind Never-Never Land, The Mansion comes a scaled back version of their “Crazy Lotus” conference festival brand, at the seat of Shanghai’s underground on The Bund: Bar Rouge. A one-day event, this one’s combining...
    • Community, Nightlife | Bar Rouge | on Sun Apr 22, 2018
  • Around The World with Chef Danyi: Vietnam

    A new monthly dinner and live music series inspired by the travels of one of China's fastest rising chefs, Danyi Gao. In this first edition, Danyi takes us to Vietnam with a six-course set including Bun Cha, Pok Pok Wings, Lemongrass...
    • Dining | Shake | Daily until Apr 22 2018
  • SCC Open Mic

    Every Tuesday and Sunday night at Cages Sports Bar the Shanghai Comedy Club puts on an eclectic night of free live stand-up comedy featuring both veteran comedians and newcomers to the Shanghai scene. Want to try it out for yourself? No...
  • Shanghai Soup

    Shanghai Soup is a fun, non-profit, networking event that provides funding for small projects within Shanghai. At each event we serve soup, sustainably sourced from local businesses; each diner contributes 50rmb for their soup. Four...
  • Fourth Annual China Adoption Day

    During Earth Day, 44 cities across China will hold the Fourth Annual China Adoption Day event at the same time. In Shanghai this event will be celebrated in CAMP3399 at the West Bund. Famous actress Sun Li will be on the scene for this...
  • Brownstone Block Party

    Brownstone Block Party comes this year with a Food & Wine Festival in Yongjia Court. In association with the neighbourhood the wide food selection has Paella, Tapas, Jamón Ibérico, Oysters, Japanese Food,... The entrance price is 150rmb...
  • Spring Voice Vol. 4

    Local bands on the big stage at Mao Livehouse. Indie rock to harder metal sounds. Dahaha, Second Son, and more. 80rmb at the door.
    • Nightlife | MAO LH | on Sun Apr 22, 2018
  • Eco-Fashion Workshop & Donation

    In celebration of Earth Day, MoCA Shanghai will be hosting a sustainable fashion workshop. Upcycling is the process of recycling and converting old and found materials into something new and creative. "Come learn about ethical fashion...
Apr
23
  • TGIM - Buy-One-Get-One on All Mains

    A great Monday night deal from Nordic favorite EQ. From 5pm every Monday, they're offering buy-one-get-one on all their main courses, with the purchase of a drink. Great (and thrifty) way to start out the week. "Love to eat. Eat to love."
    • Dining | EQ | Mondays
  • Udon Mondays

    Kicking off every monday all udon will be half price, from 5-10pm at Time. With the menu changing through out spring and some it gives you a great chance to come and try a few.
    • Dining | Xime | Mondays
  • Asparagus Season

    All four restaurants of Paulaner Bräuhaus Shanghai will offer traditional white asparagus dishes, as long as the season lasts at a la carte prices.
  • Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars (everyone's favorite pocket sized pop star) is returning to Shanghai, and will be playing at the Mercedes-Benz Arena on April 20, 21, and 23. Mars has won 11 Grammy’s, and has created hits like 24K Magic, That’s What I Like,...
Apr
24
  • China's Waste Ban - Boon or Bane? Green Drinks April Forum

    108th Green Drinks monthly forum transpires in collaboration with Collective Responsibility, "where we will look to understand the implication of waste ban on countries, why this may be a positive step for China and for other countries,...
  • LifeSkills4Me workshop: How to Cultivate Creative Fearlessness to Get What You Want in Life

    What is LifeSkills4Me Workshop? It is an event that will boost your Life Skills through a practical personal development workshop. Learn from the speaker & guests about Personal Development. Share your Life Experience tips and hacks....
  • Sun Kissed Week

    To celebrate spring, "the sun-kissed season", Liquid Laundry launches Sun Kissed Saison – their new craft beer innovation, co-brewed by our brewer Pedro and chef Simon. "With lemon zest, herbal warmth of thyme, and chardonnay juice, we...
  • Foogly Cooking Show

    Foogly is a social gastronomic event with known Spanish chefs cooking with ugly foods delicious dishes while they explain how they elaborate the meal. 80rmb entry fee. 4pm.
  • Movie Night: 'Enter The Dragon'

    The Pearl screen's Bruce Lee's 'Enter. the Dragon' celebrating the 45th anniversary of the film's release. The ultimate kung fu movie on their 8-meter screen, with a concurrent burger deal. Free popcorn. No entry fee. 8pm.
    • Community, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Tue Apr 24, 2018
Apr
25
Apr
26
  • el Ocho: Joe's Pizza Pop-Up

    Joe's Pizza is crips and tasty. el Ocho cocktails are unique and delicious. Seems like a good pairing for a fun night. Try a classic pepperoni or go for the one Joe's specially crafted for el Ocho. 8pm till late.
    • NOT TAGGED | el Ocho | on Thu Apr 26, 2018
Apr
27
  • Faux Fighters - A Tribute to the Foo Fighters

    Newly formed band "Faux Fighters" make their debut to pay tribute to the Fooooos. "Expect all the hits, some crazy antics, and it's rumored that one member does, in fact, look like Dave Grohl." Local greats Revival and Dahlia Rosa play...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Fri Apr 27, 2018
  • Fuckin' Metal Night

    Local hashers are DJing fuckin' metal maaaaaan all night at rock 'n' roll dive Specters. Old school and new school trash, NWOBM, tons of hair metal cheese, and Sabbath, Sabbath, Sabbath all night from DJs KILLSHIT, SpaceCat, and guests....
    • Nightlife | Specters | on Fri Apr 27, 2018
  • Arkham pres. 8Er$ (Mad Decent)

    Evolving from a dark universe and a hip hop sound to a more electro-nic / tropical side. With several tracks signed on Mad Decent or Buygore, and playlisted by the big names like Diplo, Tiesto, Dyro, Annie Nightingales, Toddla T......