Mon
26

    • The Cut steak and fries spot in the IAPM does a Monday happy hour with buy-one-get-one draft beer from 5-10pm. Also, anyone who purchases a steak gets a free draft beer from 6-10pm.
      The Cut IAPM Mall, 6–7/F, 606, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    The Cut steak and fries spot in the IAPM does a Monday happy hour with buy-one-get-one draft beer from 5-10pm. Also, anyone who purchases a steak gets a free draft beer from 6-10pm.
    The Cut

Wed
28

    • Every Wednesday night, this Bund club with nice views does free flow cocktails and sparkling wine for ladies from 10pm-1am. Music is commercial/Top 40 bangers by DJ Samu. No cover. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Just On The Bund 23/F, 12 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Jingling Dong Lu

    Every Wednesday night, this Bund club with nice views does free flow cocktails and sparkling wine for ladies from 10pm-1am. Music is commercial/Top 40 bangers by DJ Samu. No cover. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Just On The Bund


Thu
29

    • After-work party Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster returns to The Cut in the IAPM. Just two chill French dudes dropping an eclectic mix of tunes, a happy hour from 5-10pm with two beers or glasses of wine for 60rmb, patio seating, and a special food menu. Starts at 5pm. DJs start at 7.30pm and there's free tapas passed around every 30 minutes from 5-9pm. Drinks are 50rmb after 10pm. No cover.
      The Cut IAPM Mall, 6–7/F, 606, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu

    After-work party Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster returns to The Cut in the IAPM. Just two chill French dudes dropping an eclectic mix of tunes, a happy hour from 5-10pm with two beers or glasses of wine for 60rmb, patio seating, and a...
    The Cut


Fri
30

    • Skinny Brown doing his monthly seven hour set of tropical bass bangers at this high-end dive bar, with genres like Chutney, House, Reggae, Dancehall, Bhangra, Kuduro, Zouk, Azonto, Kizimba, Bass, Moombah, Samba and more. Really good party - highly recommended if you're into that sort of music.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    Skinny Brown doing his monthly seven hour set of tropical bass bangers at this high-end dive bar, with genres like Chutney, House, Reggae, Dancehall, Bhangra, Kuduro, Zouk, Azonto, Kizimba, Bass, Moombah, Samba and more. Really good party...
    Dada

 
    • The Hyphenics creative collective welcomes Gerald Ang back to town along with special guest Will A for the third installment of a new night in Shanghai known as Transmission. Featuring four DJs playing exclusively on vinyl all night, this event will be Hyphenics’ first foray into URVC (Udance Radio Vinyl Club), the cracking new brainchild of Shanghai’s dance music pioneer, Dave K. No admission. 10pm till late.
      URVC 999 Xikang Lu, near Anyuan Lu

    The Hyphenics creative collective welcomes Gerald Ang back to town along with special guest Will A for the third installment of a new night in Shanghai known as Transmission. Featuring four DJs playing exclusively on vinyl all night, this...
    URVC

 
  • Spanish tech-house and techno from Ibiza veteran Dani Sbert playing at this warehouse club. Check out his Soundcloud for a taste. Support from DJ Chewie, Ivan Barbero, Yoshinaga, and VJ Keefer. Cover is 50rmb including a shot of vodka....
    Arkham

Sat
31

    • Music compilation We Are Shanghai returns for a fourth edition, this time featuring 40 songs from Shanghai bands and producers. The release drops on Jan 21 on their Bandcamp page then there's this release party at Yuyintang livehouse, featuring bands PVA, En Route, The Machinery of Other Skeletons, and XXYY. So, hard rock, pop punk, and metal. Doors at 9pm; cover is 50rmb.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)

    Music compilation We Are Shanghai returns for a fourth edition, this time featuring 40 songs from Shanghai bands and producers. The release drops on Jan 21 on their Bandcamp page then there's this release party at Yuyintang livehouse,...
    Yuyintang

 
  • Monthly disco/italo/electrofunk party does a benefit party for the Wang Ayi Dog Shelter, with 100% of the money from the 30rmb cover and the DJ fees going to Shelter. There will be volunteers from the shelter working at the door to answer...
    Lune

 
    • Monthly live-rock showcase returns to this old dive bar in Xujiahui. This month they've got Round Eye, Limousine, Pinball city, and Jackanapes. Cover is 40rmb. Starts at 9pm and finishes around midnight.
      Harley's Bar B1,265 Nandan Dong Lu, near Caoxi Lu
    Monthly live-rock showcase returns to this old dive bar in Xujiahui. This month they've got Round Eye, Limousine, Pinball city, and Jackanapes. Cover is 40rmb. Starts at 9pm and finishes around midnight.
    Harley's Bar
 
    • Future sounds, footwork, and bass heavy tracks in the bomb shelter as Red Bull Music Academy returns with three alumni from the academy, Japan's Yosi Horikawa and Daisuke, plus Faded Ghost a.k.a. ChaCha, as well as Aivilox B2B Howell. Cover is 60rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      The Shelter Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    Future sounds, footwork, and bass heavy tracks in the bomb shelter as Red Bull Music Academy returns with three alumni from the academy, Japan's Yosi Horikawa and Daisuke, plus Faded Ghost a.k.a. ChaCha, as well as Aivilox B2B Howell....
    The Shelter

 
    • Vocal trance and EDM at megaclub MYST as they bring in UK DJ/producer Ben Gold. Trancey, euphoric moments accompanied by champagne bottles and tables. Cover is 100rmb including a drink. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      MYST 1123 Yan'an Zhong Lu, near Fumin Lu

    Vocal trance and EDM at megaclub MYST as they bring in UK DJ/producer Ben Gold. Trancey, euphoric moments accompanied by champagne bottles and tables. Cover is 100rmb including a drink. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    MYST


Feb
02

    • Bone crushing American football action live at this craft beer restaurant in Sinan Mansions. The 200rmb cover includes a breakfast buffer and free flow drinks. Not bad. No RSVP for this one, just show up. Goes from 7am-12.30pm. For more info, contact info@boxingcatbrewery.com.
      Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions) Sinan Mansions, Unit 26A, 519 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu

    Bone crushing American football action live at this craft beer restaurant in Sinan Mansions. The 200rmb cover includes a breakfast buffer and free flow drinks. Not bad. No RSVP for this one, just show up. Goes from 7am-12.30pm. For more...
    Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

 
    • Super Bowl action at this Hongqiao BBQ shop with the Seattle Seahawks vs. the New England Patriots. There's a free tailgate kegger during halftime and before the game (6.30-7am). Doors open at 6am. Free entry.
      Bubba's BBQ (Hongqiao) 2262 Hongqiao Lu, near Jianhe Lu Next to the Hongqiao Marriott

    Super Bowl action at this Hongqiao BBQ shop with the Seattle Seahawks vs. the New England Patriots. There's a free tailgate kegger during halftime and before the game (6.30-7am). Doors open at 6am. Free entry.
    Bubba's BBQ (Hongqiao)

 
    • Patriots. Seahawks. 100rmb breakfast buffet with free flow coffee or tea. It's going down. Game starts at 7.30am. They've got 40rmb bloody mary's too. Reservations required.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Patriots. Seahawks. 100rmb breakfast buffet with free flow coffee or tea. It's going down. Game starts at 7.30am. They've got 40rmb bloody mary's too. Reservations required.
    Masse
 
    • New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks live at this Jing'an sports bar. They've got a breakfast menu available plus happy hour prices on drinks. Game starts at 7.25am.
      The Spot 331 Tongren Lu, near Beijing Lu
    New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks live at this Jing'an sports bar. They've got a breakfast menu available plus happy hour prices on drinks. Game starts at 7.25am.
    The Spot

On
going

    • Every Monday night, popular Yongfu Lu spot The Apartment does two-for-one mojitos. That's by the glass or by the pitcher. That plus performances. Starts at 8pm and goes until the wheels fall off.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Every Monday night, popular Yongfu Lu spot The Apartment does two-for-one mojitos. That's by the glass or by the pitcher. That plus performances. Starts at 8pm and goes until the wheels fall off.
    Every Mon until Feb 3 at The Apartment
 
    • Every Friday, this Jing'an bar does five standard drinks or cocktails for 100rmb, plus house and tech house by DJ Yuliya. Yep, that's what's passing for "fashion" these days. Free entry.
      Crocus 18 Yuyuan Zhi Lu, near Wulumuqi Bei Lu
    Every Friday, this Jing'an bar does five standard drinks or cocktails for 100rmb, plus house and tech house by DJ Yuliya. Yep, that's what's passing for "fashion" these days. Free entry.
    Every Fri until Jun 1 at Crocus
 
    • Every Tuesday-Friday, this German brewpub has three-piece South American band The Karibe Trio playing some kind of music. They've got Helles Lager, Dunkel, Heffeweizen, and Bavarian Pale Ale on tap too. Goes from 8.30pm-late.
      Drei Kronen 1308 1929 Art Space Building, 687 Dongdaming Lu, near Xinjian Lu
    Every Tuesday-Friday, this German brewpub has three-piece South American band The Karibe Trio playing some kind of music. They've got Helles Lager, Dunkel, Heffeweizen, and Bavarian Pale Ale on tap too. Goes from 8.30pm-late.
    Every Sat & Sun until Jun 1 at Drei Kronen 1308
 
  • House and tech-house at this vinyl bar/lounge in Jing'an every Tuesday night with residents Beast and Monkey King. Free entry plus happy hour from 6-10pm.
    Every Tue until Jun 2 at URVC
 
  • Every Wednesday night, The Spot hosts a pool tourney. Also, buy an burger set (except the King Kong) and get a half a liter of Tiger draft beer for free. Available 5–10pm.
    Every Wed until Mar 25 at The Spot
 
  • Every Saturday at The Spot on Tongren Lu they've got 100rmb jugs of Tiger or Carlsberg Draught beer available between 8pm and 3am.
    Every Sat until May 30 at The Spot
 
    • It's the heart attack challenge...Anyone who can finish Flame's monster burger set (that's a 400rmb plate) gets it for free, and more importantly will live eternally on Flame's ego wall. The winner also gets 1000rmb in coupons for the restaurant.
      Flame Jing'an Kerry Centre, North Block, 2/F, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu
    It's the heart attack challenge...Anyone who can finish Flame's monster burger set (that's a 400rmb plate) gets it for free, and more importantly will live eternally on Flame's ego wall. The winner also gets 1000rmb in coupons for the...
    Daily until Apr 15 at Flame
 
    • Happy hour every day at this long-running sports bar in Jing'an. From noon-8pm all standard drinks are 25rmb and there's a 30% discount on other drinks. No cover.
      The Spot 331 Tongren Lu, near Beijing Lu
    Happy hour every day at this long-running sports bar in Jing'an. From noon-8pm all standard drinks are 25rmb and there's a 30% discount on other drinks. No cover.
    Daily until May 31 at The Spot
 
    • Every Thursday, this hip hop club on Donghu Lu has a free open bar for ladies before 1am. Misloop is on deck dropping hip hop, R&B, and whatever new tracks she's feeling. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Every Thursday, this hip hop club on Donghu Lu has a free open bar for ladies before 1am. Misloop is on deck dropping hip hop, R&B, and whatever new tracks she's feeling. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Thu until Feb 1 at Monkey Champagne
 
  • Every Friday at Masse billiards lounge, get two-for-one-steaks and standard cocktails. Offer is available from 6pm onward.
    Daily until Jun 26 at Masse
 
    • Every Sunday, Masse billiard bar screens a movie from 6pm onward. Movies are viewers choice, just put a selection in the suggestion box. If they choose your movie you get two complimentary standard drinks.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every Sunday, Masse billiard bar screens a movie from 6pm onward. Movies are viewers choice, just put a selection in the suggestion box. If they choose your movie you get two complimentary standard drinks.
    Daily until Jun 28 at Masse
 
    • Every Monday night its pool tourney night at Masse billiard bar and bistro. Double elimination format. Play starts at 8pm. Register by calling 5212 5971.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every Monday night its pool tourney night at Masse billiard bar and bistro. Double elimination format. Play starts at 8pm. Register by calling 5212 5971.
    Daily until Jun 29 at Masse
 
    • Every Monday night at Masse billiard lounge and bistro, order any burger or sandwich and get a free draft beer. Extended happy hour until midnight.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every Monday night at Masse billiard lounge and bistro, order any burger or sandwich and get a free draft beer. Extended happy hour until midnight.
    Daily until Jun 29 at Masse
 
    • Every Wednesday night this Jing'an bar does free flow margaritas and daiquiris for ladies. Free entry, and the free drinks last from 8pm-midnight. Music by DJ Yuliya playing some house and tech-house.
      Crocus 18 Yuyuan Zhi Lu, near Wulumuqi Bei Lu
    Every Wednesday night this Jing'an bar does free flow margaritas and daiquiris for ladies. Free entry, and the free drinks last from 8pm-midnight. Music by DJ Yuliya playing some house and tech-house.
    Every Wed until Jul 1 at Crocus
 
    • True dive bar C's does buy-one-get-one on pints of draft Stella and Leffe brown from 7-10pm. Not bad...place tends to get rowdy later in the night as well. Place has been there for thirteen years – it's a Shanghai institution.
      C's 685 Dingxi Lu, near Yanan Xi Lu
    True dive bar C's does buy-one-get-one on pints of draft Stella and Leffe brown from 7-10pm. Not bad...place tends to get rowdy later in the night as well. Place has been there for thirteen years – it's a Shanghai institution.
    Every Fri, Sat until Jun 1 at C's
 
    • This lazer tag spot does a couple of 100rmb all-you-can_____ deals every Monday–Wednesday. 100rmb gets you all-you-can-play lazer tag, which is pretty fun. Throw down another 100rmb and get all you can drink Tiger beer.
      X Club B/1, 366 Zhaojiabang Lu, near Xiangyang Lu

    This lazer tag spot does a couple of 100rmb all-you-can_____ deals every Monday–Wednesday. 100rmb gets you all-you-can-play lazer tag, which is pretty fun. Throw down another 100rmb and get all you can drink Tiger beer.
    Every Mon, Tue, Wed until Jan 31 at X Club

 
    • Every day from 11am-7pm, this German brewpub in Hongkou does buy-one-get-one on their lager, wheat and dark beers. Offer applies to all beer sizes.
      Drei Kronen 1308 1929 Art Space Building, 687 Dongdaming Lu, near Xinjian Lu
    Every day from 11am-7pm, this German brewpub in Hongkou does buy-one-get-one on their lager, wheat and dark beers. Offer applies to all beer sizes.
    Daily until Apr 1 at Drei Kronen 1308
 
    • Every Tuesday Bund club Unico does a Latin night, with free flow mojitos from 8.30-9.30pm then two for 80rmb all evening, plus a live salsa band and DJ S.Kiv. Goes from 8.30-late.
      Unico Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
    Every Tuesday Bund club Unico does a Latin night, with free flow mojitos from 8.30-9.30pm then two for 80rmb all evening, plus a live salsa band and DJ S.Kiv. Goes from 8.30-late.
    Every Tue until May 1 at Unico
 
    • Every Tuesday-Sunday, this Hongqiao bar has happy hour from 6-8pm. Deal is buy-one-get-one on Asahi (30rmb), Heineken (35rmb), and house wine (48rmb). Also includes a small snack.
      Macaw 1488 Hongqiao Lu, near Gubei Lu
    Every Tuesday-Sunday, this Hongqiao bar has happy hour from 6-8pm. Deal is buy-one-get-one on Asahi (30rmb), Heineken (35rmb), and house wine (48rmb). Also includes a small snack.
    Every Sat & Sun until Aug 6 at Macaw
 
    • Sunday afternoon party at this lush garden bar on Yongjia Lu. They've got Edamame spinning deep, soulful house and afro, plus 100rmb gets you three Asahi drafts or glasses of red/white wine. No cover, good times. Goes from 4–9pm. If it rains, they've got covering so no worries.
      Shari Garden Bar 630 Yongjia Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu

    Sunday afternoon party at this lush garden bar on Yongjia Lu. They've got Edamame spinning deep, soulful house and afro, plus 100rmb gets you three Asahi drafts or glasses of red/white wine. No cover, good times. Goes from 4–9pm. If it...
    Every Sun until Feb 15 at Shari Garden Bar

 
 
    • One of Shanghai's oldest and truest dive bars does a weekly Friday party called China Social Club. They play house, disco, and party jams. The liquor is really cheap. You can write on the walls and no one will mind, it's that kind of place. A lot of DJs and crews in Shanghai got their start here, so it's worth checking out. Free entry. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
      C's 685 Dingxi Lu, near Yanan Xi Lu

    One of Shanghai's oldest and truest dive bars does a weekly Friday party called China Social Club. They play house, disco, and party jams. The liquor is really cheap. You can write on the walls and no one will mind, it's that kind of...
    Every Fri until May 1 at C's

 
    • Every Monday night at The Apartment, mojitos are two for one by the glass or pitcher until midnight. Live music plays in the lounge, too.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Every Monday night at The Apartment, mojitos are two for one by the glass or pitcher until midnight. Live music plays in the lounge, too.
    Every Mon until Jun 30 at The Apartment
 
    • Do you want your night fucked by Hollywood? Your study abroad dreams and life goals just fucked? Every Saturday they promise to fuck your life with non-specific giveaways and the promise of sexy people. Starts at 10pm and is free before 2am. After that, 100rmb for guys, including one drink. Hey, the flyer down there, in fact that says Hollywood Fuck My Life. So big things going down, for sure. Music by DJ Samu.
      Hollywood 46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu
    Do you want your night fucked by Hollywood? Your study abroad dreams and life goals just fucked? Every Saturday they promise to fuck your life with non-specific giveaways and the promise of sexy people. Starts at 10pm and is free before...
    Every Sat until Dec 1 at Hollywood
 
    • Every Sunday night at O Theatre cocktail lounge on Changle Lu is wine night. House wine by the glass is 50rmb a piece all night long.
      Oriental Taipan 39 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Every Sunday night at O Theatre cocktail lounge on Changle Lu is wine night. House wine by the glass is 50rmb a piece all night long.
    Every Sun until Mar 31 at Oriental Taipan
 
    • Every day from 5.30-7pm, this Indian restaurant pours up buy-one-get-one beers and house wines. Available beers are Kingfisher, Corona, Asahi, and Qingdao. Wines are Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile.
      Vedas 3/F, 83 Changshu Lu, near Julu Lu
    Every day from 5.30-7pm, this Indian restaurant pours up buy-one-get-one beers and house wines. Available beers are Kingfisher, Corona, Asahi, and Qingdao. Wines are Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile.
    Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun until Dec 1 at Vedas
 
    • For all the girls who love strawberries and free alcohol, here's a new ladies night down at this speakeasy-themed bar. Every Tuesday night from 8pm–11pm, girls get free-flow sparkling wine with strawberries.
      The Boulevard 7/F, 10 Baoqing Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    For all the girls who love strawberries and free alcohol, here's a new ladies night down at this speakeasy-themed bar. Every Tuesday night from 8pm–11pm, girls get free-flow sparkling wine with strawberries.
    Every Tue until Mar 30 at The Boulevard
 
    • Weekly Friday party at this discotheque that's popular with international students and moonlight ragers. Commerical house music by DJ Leo Chiodaroli and occasionally other DJs. No cover for women, but men pay 100rmb after 2am which includes one drink. Models and bottles, international lifestyles, and all that...Doors open at 10pm but this place gets busy around 2am and rages through dawn. They do enforce a dress code so don't go up in there with your basketball shorts.
      Hollywood 46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu
    Weekly Friday party at this discotheque that's popular with international students and moonlight ragers. Commerical house music by DJ Leo Chiodaroli and occasionally other DJs. No cover for women, but men pay 100rmb after 2am which...
    Every Fri until Dec 31 at Hollywood
 
    • Every Thursday at Hollywood, flash your student ID at the entrance before midnight to get 2 free drinks. DJ Marco Zanza is on the decks. After that 100rmb for all you can drink cocktails. 10pm until 2am.
      Hollywood 46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu
    Every Thursday at Hollywood, flash your student ID at the entrance before midnight to get 2 free drinks. DJ Marco Zanza is on the decks. After that 100rmb for all you can drink cocktails. 10pm until 2am.
    Every Thu until Dec 31 at Hollywood
 
    • They say you haven't been to Shanghai unless you've seen the acrobats. A multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time" is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic show, featuring the gamut of traditional and contemporary Chinese acrobatics from aerial walking, bowl balancing, and trampoline shows to high flying trapeze acts and motorcycle cage stunts. Thematically, ERA takes the combination of China's past and future as its starting point, offering a window into traditional Chinese acrobatics performed according to a modern, contemporary aesthetic. The performance runs daily from 7:30pm and tickets start at 200rmb on SmartTicket.
      Shanghai Circus World 2266 Gonghe Xin Lu, near Guangzhong Lu

    They say you haven't been to Shanghai unless you've seen the acrobats. A multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time" is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic show, featuring the gamut of traditional and contemporary Chinese...
    Daily until Dec 31 at Shanghai Circus World

 
    • Crocus Bar and Restaurant presents their weekly Fashion Cocktail Night. 100rmb gets you five tickets for cocktails or standard drinks. Goes from 8pm to 12am.
      Crocus 18 Yuyuan Zhi Lu, near Wulumuqi Bei Lu
    Crocus Bar and Restaurant presents their weekly Fashion Cocktail Night. 100rmb gets you five tickets for cocktails or standard drinks. Goes from 8pm to 12am.
    Every Fri until Aug 29 at Crocus
 
  • The Plump Oyster has a late-night happy hour: buy two get one free on oysters, cocktails and beer, every night from 11pm-2am.
    Daily until Mar 1 at The Plump Oyster

Mar 15

Bobby McFerrin 2015

Ten-time Grammy winner and "Don't Worry Be Happy" star Bobby McFerrin returns to Shanghai for a concert at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center. He's performing with a full band and his daughter Madison backing up up on vocals.

Jan 28-30

Swan Lake on Ice

Experience Olympic-level ice dancing at the theater as The Imperial Ice Stars bring the award-winning classic Swan Lake to the ice in Shanghai for three days only.

Mar 7

Ed Sheeran 2015

Two-time Grammy nominated pop singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran comes through Shanghai for his first ever China tour. Expect all the hits like "The A Team", "You Need Me, I Don't Need You", and "Give Me Love".


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