The 10th annual JZ Festival happens at Expo Park this October 18-19, featuring nine stages and areas showcasing jazz and all its manifestations. This year's big names are Bootsy Collins, Sandy Lam, Marcus Miller, and Cui Jian, plus jazz from Shanghai
American three-piece experimental rock/electronic band Liars play their first ever show in China. They've been together since 2000, releasing critically acclaimed albums like They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top.
KeleOkereke, lead singer and guitarist of popular mid-aughts UK band Bloc Party, comes to Shanghai for his first ever China DJ set. Expect a lot of Bloc Party fans dancing to some house and indie dance tunes.