Mon
01


Tue
02

    • Next-level tap dancing from Australia's award-winning Tap Dogs crew. They've performed in over 330 cities and six continents, including a show at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Expect tap dancing underwater, upside down, and even while jumping through scaffolding. Crazy. Tickets start at 150rmb on SmartTicket; shows start at 8pm.
      QSW Culture Centre 179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu

    Next-level tap dancing from Australia's award-winning Tap Dogs crew. They've performed in over 330 cities and six continents, including a show at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Expect tap dancing underwater, upside down,...
    QSW Culture Centre

 
    • Tuesday night party with live music that mixes old Chinese songs with "modern gypsy style" sounds, updated with new lyrics. Check out some of the music right here. Starts at 9pm and ends at midnight. Free entry.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)

    Tuesday night party with live music that mixes old Chinese songs with "modern gypsy style" sounds, updated with new lyrics. Check out some of the music right here. Starts at 9pm and ends at midnight. Free entry.
    Yuyintang


Wed
03

    • Cinemash up is a monthly film night, screening experimental and obscure short films, documentaries, animations and excerpts from around the world. They also welcome all submissions -- contact cinemashup2012@gmail.com for details. This month's theme is "Bring Your Own Beamer." No cover. Runs 9pm to 11pm.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    Cinemash up is a monthly film night, screening experimental and obscure short films, documentaries, animations and excerpts from around the world. They also welcome all submissions -- contact cinemashup2012@gmail.com for details. This...
    Dada

 
  • The Expatriate Woman's Business Society launches their fall networking series with this event about how to network effectively. The 200rmb entry fee includes some free drinks and canapés. Goes from 7pm until people leave.
    10 Corso Como

Thu
04

    • Isreal's Oz Noy, one of the world's top guitar players, comes to JZ's On Stage venue in Red Town with his bassist and drummer in tow. Guitar Player magazine called him "the best out there guitar player". Describing his own music, Oz says "It's Jazz. It just doesn't sound like it." He's also performed, recorded, and toured with artists like Wonder Girls, Sting, Wiz Khalifa, Michael Buble, Harry Belafonte, and many more. Pre-sale tickets going for 180rmb on SmartTicket soon.
      On Stage A2, Lane 570, Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu

    Isreal's Oz Noy, one of the world's top guitar players, comes to JZ's On Stage venue in Red Town with his bassist and drummer in tow. Guitar Player magazine called him "the best out there guitar player". Describing his own music, Oz says...
    On Stage

 
    • Another pre-party for the Yinyang music festival happening up in Tianjin during the Mid-Autumn holiday. For this one they've got Dr. Elektroluv, Kamara, Dexter, Nasty Nate, and Rainbow High doing sets. Presale tickets are 50rmb here or 80rmb at the door. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Arkham 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu

    Another pre-party for the Yinyang music festival happening up in Tianjin during the Mid-Autumn holiday. For this one they've got Dr. Elektroluv, Kamara, Dexter, Nasty Nate, and Rainbow High doing sets. Presale tickets are 50rmb here or...
    Arkham

 
    • Improv comedy by the Zmack crew down at 390 Bar every Thursday in April. Starts at 8:30pm and they've got buy-one-get-one drinks and a special dinner menu that's a good value. Entry is 50rmb.
      390 Panyu Lu 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    Improv comedy by the Zmack crew down at 390 Bar every Thursday in April. Starts at 8:30pm and they've got buy-one-get-one drinks and a special dinner menu that's a good value. Entry is 50rmb.
    390 Panyu Lu

Fri
05

    • Japanese outfit TOE is considered as one of the biggest instrumental bands on this planet. New Noise will bring TOE over for their first ever Shanghai appearance. Expect an intense post rock experience of beautiful harmonies performed by world class musicians. Pre-sale 160rmb, available here; 200rmb at the door. Doors at 8:30pm.
      MAO Livehouse 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu

    Japanese outfit TOE is considered as one of the biggest instrumental bands on this planet. New Noise will bring TOE over for their first ever Shanghai appearance. Expect an intense post rock experience of beautiful harmonies performed by...
    MAO Livehouse

 
    • Up-and-coming LA comedian Graham Elwood comes through the Kung-fu Komedy Club for two nights. He's appeared on Comedy Central, The Late Late Show, and The Sarah Silverman Program. Here's some of his work. Shows start at 8.30pm. Presales are 100rmb, which you can get by calling 137-6176-4438. Otherwise they're 150rmb at the door.
      The Kung Fu Komedy Club 5/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu

    Up-and-coming LA comedian Graham Elwood comes through the Kung-fu Komedy Club for two nights. He's appeared on Comedy Central, The Late Late Show, and The Sarah Silverman Program. Here's some of his work. Shows start at 8.30pm. Presales...
    The Kung Fu Komedy Club

 
    • House musics crew Lose Your Face return to Lune for house music all night long. Jode and Joi dropping deep, jackin and funky trax with visuals to match. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lune 4F, 218 Xinle Lu, corner of Donghu Lu
    House musics crew Lose Your Face return to Lune for house music all night long. Jode and Joi dropping deep, jackin and funky trax with visuals to match. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Lune
 
    • For two nights only, The Pearl hosts a tribute to one of rock's most popular bands ever - Queen. Expect a two hour live show with all the hits, like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Another One Bites The Dust," and "Under Pressure". Pre-sale tickets are 150rmb (available here), delivered to your door. Door tickets are 200rmb. Show runs from 8pm–10pm.
      The Pearl 471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu

    For two nights only, The Pearl hosts a tribute to one of rock's most popular bands ever - Queen. Expect a two hour live show with all the hits, like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Another One Bites The Dust," and "Under Pressure". Pre-sale tickets...
    The Pearl

 
    • Italian techno DJ Dino Sabatini plays this bomb shelter. Check out some of his tunes on Soundcloud right here. Support by Chris Jobs, Microlab, and Ginga. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Cover is 60rmb.
      The Shelter Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    Italian techno DJ Dino Sabatini plays this bomb shelter. Check out some of his tunes on Soundcloud right here. Support by Chris Jobs, Microlab, and Ginga. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Cover is 60rmb.
    The Shelter

 
    • London/HK fashion blog Yeti in the Basement teams up with Storm festival for a show with London via Tokyo beatmaket/instrumental hip hop producer Submerse. Take a listen to his Soundcloud here for a taste. Cover is 80rmb, plus a 20rmb discount if you scan their social media shiz. Starts at 10pm. Support by Fader One, SSOSO, and Yeti B plus VJ NY.
      Arkham 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu

    London/HK fashion blog Yeti in the Basement teams up with Storm festival for a show with London via Tokyo beatmaket/instrumental hip hop producer Submerse. Take a listen to his Soundcloud here for a taste. Cover is 80rmb, plus a 20rmb...
    Arkham

 
  • Dutch progressive electro and trance producer Jochen Miller comes to MYST for a warm-up party for the 2014 Top 100 DJs festival. Here's his Soundcloud for a bit of what he does. Cover charge is 100rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    MYST


Sat
06

    • The Booshkabaash music festival enters it's sixth year. They've got bands, a market, and another and stage outside next to Suzhou Creek. Music by My Little Airport, Blue Hawaii, The Cairos, Tempers, Studio 188, FSE, Running Blue, and Next Years Love, plus the outdoor stage features DJ sets by Clement Pony, Kakoushi, and DJ B.O. Tickets for this are 140rmb pre-sale and 180rmb at the door. Outdoor market and stage are free. Goes from 2pm–10pm.
      QSW Culture Centre 179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu

    The Booshkabaash music festival enters it's sixth year. They've got bands, a market, and another and stage outside next to Suzhou Creek. Music by My Little Airport, Blue Hawaii, The Cairos, Tempers, Studio 188, FSE, Running Blue, and Next...
    QSW Culture Centre

 
    • House club Lola hosts Swedish producer/DJ Axel Boman. He's a faily big name in the house world, with records out on DJ Koze's Pampa Records and his own Studio Barnus imprint and appearances on Red Bull Music Academy and Boiler Room. He's recently teamed up with John Talabot for the duo Talaboman. Good stuff. Cover is 50rmb; starts at 10pm and goes late. Support by Lindberg and J Arriagada.
      Lola Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    House club Lola hosts Swedish producer/DJ Axel Boman. He's a faily big name in the house world, with records out on DJ Koze's Pampa Records and his own Studio Barnus imprint and appearances on Red Bull Music Academy and Boiler Room. He's...
    Lola

 
  • The Ice Cream Truck does a fashion swap at the beach. Come down with a bag of clothes, trade with others, or just donate your clothes to charity. They've also got music by Allan Marshall, Maimaiti, Henri, and Love Bang Soundsystem. Goes...
    Bund Beach

 
    • Genjing Records and Guiguisuisui[鬼鬼祟祟] present the Beijing release for 'The Court of King Necro' 7" EP live at Harley's, Shanghai. All who enter will receive a copy of the EP which features a hand screened fold out poster, a patch and pin badges, all celebrating the Diddly Board wielding black mage, King N. 50rmb on the door with a copy of the EP. 9pm until late.
      Harley's Bar B1,265 Nandan Dong Lu, near Caoxi Lu
    Genjing Records and Guiguisuisui[鬼鬼祟祟] present the Beijing release for 'The Court of King Necro' 7" EP live at Harley's, Shanghai. All who enter will receive a copy of the EP which features a hand screened fold out poster, a...
    Harley's Bar
 
    • Classic Fuxing Lu jazz bar JZ does a tribute to the classic, groovy sounds of Blue Note Records and Hard Bop. Show starts at 11pm and cover is 50rmb. Band includes Wilson Chen on Alto Sax, Toby Mak on Trumpet, Reny on Tenor Sax, Danny Zanker on Bass, Mark Fitzgibbon on Piano, Hu QingWen on Trombone, and Jalill on Drums, plus Jasmine Chen on vocals.
      JZ Club 46 Fuxing Lu, near Yongfu Lu

    Classic Fuxing Lu jazz bar JZ does a tribute to the classic, groovy sounds of Blue Note Records and Hard Bop. Show starts at 11pm and cover is 50rmb. Band includes Wilson Chen on Alto Sax, Toby Mak on Trumpet, Reny on Tenor Sax, Danny...
    JZ Club

 
    • The monthly dancehall/hip hop/reggae party Sound The Alarm returns to this basement warehouse venue. This month they have guest MC Merty Shango from queens, dancehall DJ LaoBang, Shanghainese turntablist HBD, and DJ Caution and MC T-Plus from the Come Correct Crew. Ladies get free entry before 11pm, dudes pay 60rmb all night. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Arkham 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu

    The monthly dancehall/hip hop/reggae party Sound The Alarm returns to this basement warehouse venue. This month they have guest MC Merty Shango from queens, dancehall DJ LaoBang, Shanghainese turntablist HBD, and DJ Caution and MC T-Plus...
    Arkham

 
    • The monthly "no English lyrics" Popasuda party returns to this sweaty Xingfu bar with Skinny Brown palying 3rd World beats in styles like Latin Bass, Dancehall, Reggae, Indian Style, Afrikan Beat, International Moombah/Twerk, Crazy Brazilian Beats/Crazilian Beats, Caribbean Everything, and a ton of Global Rhythms. It's a good time, and unlike any other night you'll find in Shanghai. Free entry. Special guest DJ Cavia. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    The monthly "no English lyrics" Popasuda party returns to this sweaty Xingfu bar with Skinny Brown palying 3rd World beats in styles like Latin Bass, Dancehall, Reggae, Indian Style, Afrikan Beat, International Moombah/Twerk, Crazy...
    Dada


Sun
07

    • Pool parties at the Pudong Shangri-La continue, as long as it doesn't rain. Free entrance from noon until 1 pm with the password MVP, otherwise it's 150 rmb including a glass of champagne. Starts at noon and goes until 6pm. Music by John Avolio and Love Bang Soundsystem.
      Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai 33 Fucheng Lu, near Yincheng Dong Lu

    Pool parties at the Pudong Shangri-La continue, as long as it doesn't rain. Free entrance from noon until 1 pm with the password MVP, otherwise it's 150 rmb including a glass of champagne. Starts at noon and goes until 6pm. Music by John...
    Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

 
    • Beijing rockabilly band Rolling Bowling roll into Yuyintang during their 2014 China tour. Get a taste of their music right here on Douban. Cover is 60rmb. Show starts at 9pm. This is a Sunday show so count on it starting on time.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)

    Beijing rockabilly band Rolling Bowling roll into Yuyintang during their 2014 China tour. Get a taste of their music right here on Douban. Cover is 60rmb. Show starts at 9pm. This is a Sunday show so count on it starting on time.
    Yuyintang

 
    • Char Bar at Hotel Indigo does a Full Moon Party themed event on their terrace. Nice view up there. Entry is 350rmb, including five drinks and bar snacks. Goes from 6pm until late.
      Char Hotel Indigo, 29-31/F, 585 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Dongmen Lu
    Char Bar at Hotel Indigo does a Full Moon Party themed event on their terrace. Nice view up there. Entry is 350rmb, including five drinks and bar snacks. Goes from 6pm until late.
    Char

Mon
08

    • One of the world's biggest salsa bands – for over 50 years – comes to Mao Livehouse for the proper salsa concert that Shanghai has been waiting for. El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico have sold over 120 million records, play to packed crowds at Madison Square Garden, and hold the record for most number one hits on the Latin charts. They are the Rolling Stones of salsa. The concert is organized by Mural Bar, home to Shanghai's longest running salsa night. Pre-sale tickets are 280rmb right here on SmartTicket.
      MAO Livehouse 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu

    One of the world's biggest salsa bands – for over 50 years – comes to Mao Livehouse for the proper salsa concert that Shanghai has been waiting for. El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico have sold over 120 million records, play to packed crowds...
    MAO Livehouse


On
going

  • Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Sasha's on Dongping Lu is giving away one free glass of Liefmans Fruitesse Belgian beer from 6 to 8pm. Every guests first Liefmans beer is free.
    Every Mon, Tue, Thu until Sep 11 at Sasha's
 
    • HUNT does a new straight-friendly/mixed crowd queer party whose "goal is not to cater the gay hook-up culture, but to celebrate the more cult/campy side of gay culture unapologetically. We want to make the gay/queer party so wicked that the straights and squares would love to come and have fun with us." Starts at 10pm with a late happy hour until 11pm. No cover. Music is classic house and disco peanut butter crack sandwich by Baroque and Rococo.
      D9 449 Huashan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu

    HUNT does a new straight-friendly/mixed crowd queer party whose "goal is not to cater the gay hook-up culture, but to celebrate the more cult/campy side of gay culture unapologetically. We want to make the gay/queer party so wicked that...
    Every Fri until Oct 1 at D9

 
    • Every Tuesday–Friday this tapas spot on Huaihai Lu near Shanghai Library does buy-one-get-one on beer and 35rmb for a glass of house wine. Offer good from 4–10pm.
      Macasa 1690 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Hunan Lu
    Every Tuesday–Friday this tapas spot on Huaihai Lu near Shanghai Library does buy-one-get-one on beer and 35rmb for a glass of house wine. Offer good from 4–10pm.
    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri until Oct 1 at Macasa
 
    • Looking for summer time drinks? All Just Grapes locations have bottles of French rosé chilling in ice for 100rmb per bottle.
      Just Grapes (Dagu Lu) 462 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
    Looking for summer time drinks? All Just Grapes locations have bottles of French rosé chilling in ice for 100rmb per bottle.
    Daily until Sep 30 at Just Grapes (Dagu Lu)
 
    • Every Wednesday this popular Yongfu Lu bar has a two-for-one deal on Martinis from 6pm–midnight. The terrace is open too - could be a good look for hot summer nights. Live music and DJs dropping tunes.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Every Wednesday this popular Yongfu Lu bar has a two-for-one deal on Martinis from 6pm–midnight. The terrace is open too - could be a good look for hot summer nights. Live music and DJs dropping tunes.
    Every Wed until Oct 1 at The Apartment
 
    • 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. BONUS - they do free Asahi draft for all from 4–5pm. 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. BONUS - they do free Asahi draft for all from...
    Every Sun until Oct 1 at Shari Garden Bar

 
    • Live Spanish music from guitarists and singers every Tuesday at this chill two-floor bar on Yongjia Lu with nice food. They've got margaritas for 35rmb all night plus a food menu. No cover, starts at 9pm.
      La Cava 216 Yongjia Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu
    Live Spanish music from guitarists and singers every Tuesday at this chill two-floor bar on Yongjia Lu with nice food. They've got margaritas for 35rmb all night plus a food menu. No cover, starts at 9pm.
    Every Tue until Sep 2 at La Cava
 
    • Unwind while lounging at Naam Thai's outdoor terrance with their special drinks deal. 88rmb gets you two glasses of wine from their wine selection as well as a snack from their menu. Deal is valid from Mondays through Fridays; from 3-9pm.
      Naam Thai The Loft, 1/F, 283 Jianguo Xi Lu, near Jiashan Lu

    Unwind while lounging at Naam Thai's outdoor terrance with their special drinks deal. 88rmb gets you two glasses of wine from their wine selection as well as a snack from their menu. Deal is valid from Mondays through Fridays; from 3-9pm.
    Every Mon-Fri until Sep 30 at Naam Thai

 
    • Bund restaurant Hakkasan has a new deal on martinis every Wednesday night. Martinis and other selected cocktails available for 48rmb plus they've got canapés on deck. Offer is good from 9pm until late every Wednesday night.
      Hakkasan Bund 18, 5/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu

    Bund restaurant Hakkasan has a new deal on martinis every Wednesday night. Martinis and other selected cocktails available for 48rmb plus they've got canapés on deck. Offer is good from 9pm until late every Wednesday night.
    Every Wed until Nov 1 at Hakkasan

 
    • Here's the replacement for Mural's famous and now dead open bar - a rock night. Every Friday they've got cover band The Gooda Boys playing their reinterpretations of rock classics. Goes from 9pm–late. Cover is 50rmb including a drink. Ladies get a free cocktail before 12am, too.
      Mural 10 Hengshan Lu, Basement Level, near Yongjia Lu,

    Here's the replacement for Mural's famous and now dead open bar - a rock night. Every Friday they've got cover band The Gooda Boys playing their reinterpretations of rock classics. Goes from 9pm–late. Cover is 50rmb including a drink....
    Every Fri until Dec 1 at Mural

 
    • Windows Scoreboard presents their weekly pool tournament with free games and a chance to win prizes. Winner gets a free bottle of Sky Vodka. Starts at 9.30pm every Sunday night. Free entry and free enrollment.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu

    Windows Scoreboard presents their weekly pool tournament with free games and a chance to win prizes. Winner gets a free bottle of Sky Vodka. Starts at 9.30pm every Sunday night. Free entry and free enrollment.
    Every Sun until Nov 30 at Windows Scoreboard

 
    • Every Friday night this lounge/cafe by Zhongshan Park has a DJ spinning hip hop, jazz, mash-up, and house from 8–10pm. Get two house pours for 98rmb. No cover.
      pentalounge pentahotel, 1525 Dingxi Lu, near Changning Lu
    Every Friday night this lounge/cafe by Zhongshan Park has a DJ spinning hip hop, jazz, mash-up, and house from 8–10pm. Get two house pours for 98rmb. No cover.
    Every Fri until Nov 1 at pentalounge
 
    • Live music on top of house music at this Changshu Lu lounge bar. They've got R. Reynolds and Shaua Marie from Atlanta on vocals plus Jonathan Paets on percussion, on top of soulful house music by DJs. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Yani Lounge & Bar 2/F, 83 Changshu Lu, near Julu Lu
    Live music on top of house music at this Changshu Lu lounge bar. They've got R. Reynolds and Shaua Marie from Atlanta on vocals plus Jonathan Paets on percussion, on top of soulful house music by DJs. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes...
    Every Fri until Sep 30 at Yani Lounge & Bar
 
    • It's Ladies' Night every Thursday at popular Bund 18 destination Bar Rouge. That means free flow cocktails for all girls between 9:30-11:30pm plus free manicures. No cover with the password "MVP" until midnight, otherwise it's 100rmb.
      Bar Rouge Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu

    It's Ladies' Night every Thursday at popular Bund 18 destination Bar Rouge. That means free flow cocktails for all girls between 9:30-11:30pm plus free manicures. No cover with the password "MVP" until midnight, otherwise it's 100rmb.
    Every Thu until Dec 1 at Bar Rouge

 
    • Every Friday night after the rock bands finish, Mao Livehouse turns into "Shanghai's biggest dancefloor," with DJs spinning heavy techno beats from 11pm–5am or later. Cover is 50rmb per person. Starts at 11pm. DJs include Calvin Z, Arcee, and Mao Mao (not to be confused with DJ Mau Mau).
      MAO Livehouse 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu

    Every Friday night after the rock bands finish, Mao Livehouse turns into "Shanghai's biggest dancefloor," with DJs spinning heavy techno beats from 11pm–5am or later. Cover is 50rmb per person. Starts at 11pm. DJs include Calvin Z,...
    Every Fri until Jan 1 at MAO Livehouse

 
    • Every Wednesday night, this sports dive with decent cheap bar food hosts a peer pong tournament from 9.30pm on. Pay 50rmb and get beer for the tournament. Winner gets a 300rmb bar tab, and second prize gets 100rmb bar tab. Registration goes from 8–9pm.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu

    Every Wednesday night, this sports dive with decent cheap bar food hosts a peer pong tournament from 9.30pm on. Pay 50rmb and get beer for the tournament. Winner gets a 300rmb bar tab, and second prize gets 100rmb bar tab. Registration...
    Every Wed until Dec 31 at Windows Scoreboard

 
    • Hip hop with a live band and freestyle MCs every Thursday night at Logo. Anyone can participate, either by rapping, playing an instrument, or dancing. Band is led by pianist Byron Hill. Entry is free. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      LOgO (Xingfu Lu) 298 Xingfu Lu, near Pingwu Lu

    Hip hop with a live band and freestyle MCs every Thursday night at Logo. Anyone can participate, either by rapping, playing an instrument, or dancing. Band is led by pianist Byron Hill. Entry is free. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Thu until Jan 1 at LOgO (Xingfu Lu)

 
    • Everyday from 4–8pm, Pizza Express has buy-one-get-one on house wine, house beer, and house cocktails. Those all go for 48rmb a glass, plus there's green Greek olives going for 39rmb a portion.
      PizzaExpress (Xintiandi) Xintiandi, South Block, Lane 123 Xingye Lu, near Madang Lu
    Everyday from 4–8pm, Pizza Express has buy-one-get-one on house wine, house beer, and house cocktails. Those all go for 48rmb a glass, plus there's green Greek olives going for 39rmb a portion.
    Daily until Oct 1 at PizzaExpress (Xintiandi)
 
    • Do you want your night fucked by Hollywood? Me too! This Saturday they're promising 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? Me too! This Saturday they're promising 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...
    Every Sat until Sep 8 at Hollywood
 
    • Every Wednesday night this club in Xintiandi has free cocktails for ladies, made with Christian Audiger wine and champagne. Music is hip hop/trap/commercial bangers by DJ Verse@ille. No cover. Free drinks from 9pm–1am. Goes late.
      CA Club Xintiandi, North Block, 181 Taicang Lu, near Huangpi Lu
    Every Wednesday night this club in Xintiandi has free cocktails for ladies, made with Christian Audiger wine and champagne. Music is hip hop/trap/commercial bangers by DJ Verse@ille. No cover. Free drinks from 9pm–1am. Goes late.
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at CA Club
 
    • Tuesday night Latin party happening at this Yongfu Lu bar for the foreseeable future. They've got free salsa lessons, 35rmb caprinhas and mojitos, and pitchers for 200rmb. Music runs from salsa to reggaeton. Sounds pretty decent for these hot nights. Goes from 8pm–late, and those free salsa lessons go from 9–9.40.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    Tuesday night Latin party happening at this Yongfu Lu bar for the foreseeable future. They've got free salsa lessons, 35rmb caprinhas and mojitos, and pitchers for 200rmb. Music runs from salsa to reggaeton. Sounds pretty decent for these...
    Every Tue until Dec 1 at The Apartment

 
  • Every Thursday night CA Club in Xintiandi has a hip hop/trap/twerk/funk party with DJs Michelle Grant and Rocky Ross. There's tables and sofas but a decent sized dance floor too. Entry is free. Party starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Thu until Jan 1 at CA Club

 
    • Monday nights this Peruvian bar on Changle Lu does all-you-can-drink Mojitos for 99rmb while Latin music flows from the speakers.
      Chala A Mansion, Unit 4b, 1/F, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
    Monday nights this Peruvian bar on Changle Lu does all-you-can-drink Mojitos for 99rmb while Latin music flows from the speakers.
    Every Mon until Nov 1 at Chala
 
    • This hip hop club does free drinks for students every Wednesday night before 1am. Gotta bring a student ID for that. Expect old and new hip hop and R&B from DJ DOQ. Dress code = no sandals. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu

    This hip hop club does free drinks for students every Wednesday night before 1am. Gotta bring a student ID for that. Expect old and new hip hop and R&B from DJ DOQ. Dress code = no sandals. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Jan 1 at Monkey Champagne

 
    • Every Tuesday night, hip hop club Monkey Champagne provides the dangerous combination of unlimited vodka shots and open decks for aspiring DJs. A bit about the gear: Pioneer mixer with effects, CDJ-2000s, and Technics 1200s. Starts at 9pm and goes late, every Tuesday. Could be a good look for those looking to practice in the club.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu

    Every Tuesday night, hip hop club Monkey Champagne provides the dangerous combination of unlimited vodka shots and open decks for aspiring DJs. A bit about the gear: Pioneer mixer with effects, CDJ-2000s, and Technics 1200s. Starts at 9pm...
    Every Tue until Jan 1 at Monkey Champagne

 
    • Ladies night at this bar in that 1788 Square in Jing'an. They've got free flow sparkling line for females all night. No cover. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
      Salmos 1788 Square, 6/F, 1818 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
    Ladies night at this bar in that 1788 Square in Jing'an. They've got free flow sparkling line for females all night. No cover. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at Salmos
 
    • Classic ladies night at one of Shanghai's oldest bars - Zapatas on Hengshan Lu. Every Wednesday, girls get free strawberry margaritas from 9pm–midnight. They've also got bar top dancing and free tequila every hour for everyone between 11.30pm–2.30am. No cover, starts at 9pm.
      Zapata's 5 Hengshan Lu, near Dongping Lu
    Classic ladies night at one of Shanghai's oldest bars - Zapatas on Hengshan Lu. Every Wednesday, girls get free strawberry margaritas from 9pm–midnight. They've also got bar top dancing and free tequila every hour for everyone between...
    Every Wed until Sep 14 at Zapata's
 
    • Ladies ladies ladies...it's Wednesday night so you have several options for free drinks. Here's another one - CA Club in Xintiandi is doing free cocktails and sparkling wine from 9pm–12:30am. Free entry for guys and girls.
      CA Club Xintiandi, North Block, 181 Taicang Lu, near Huangpi Lu

    Ladies ladies ladies...it's Wednesday night so you have several options for free drinks. Here's another one - CA Club in Xintiandi is doing free cocktails and sparkling wine from 9pm–12:30am. Free entry for guys and girls.
    Every Wed until Sep 7 at CA Club

 
    • This is the gay party to hit up on Wednesdays, brought to you by the HUNT crew. They've got a buy-one-get-one happy hour until midnight, which includes Whisky Sours, Papas, Blue Carafinas, Cosmos, Lola Bloody Marys, Sexy Bodies, house wine, beer, and standard cocktails. ​Drinks are strong. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lola Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    This is the gay party to hit up on Wednesdays, brought to you by the HUNT crew. They've got a buy-one-get-one happy hour until midnight, which includes Whisky Sours, Papas, Blue Carafinas, Cosmos, Lola Bloody Marys, Sexy Bodies, house...
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at Lola

 
  • Every Wednesday night, ladies drink free-flow sparkling wine from 10pm to 1:30am, served by international model bartenders. No Cover.
    Every Wed until Oct 7 at S2
 
    • 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
 
    • Chalet has a new Monday night burger deal. They're doing a two-for-one deal on mini burgers, plus their happy hour goes from 5–9pm. Mini burgers are 55rmb a plate.
      The Chalet 385 Yongjia Lu, near Taiyuan Lu
    Chalet has a new Monday night burger deal. They're doing a two-for-one deal on mini burgers, plus their happy hour goes from 5–9pm. Mini burgers are 55rmb a plate.
    Every Mon until Oct 10 at The Chalet
 
    • 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 1 at Hollywood
 
    • 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 Sep 30 at The Boulevard
 
    • Every Thursday, Karma cocktail lounge bar hosts a smaller version of the long-running live music sesh known as the "John Jam Session." John Shanghai also happens to be the owner of this new-ish spot on Donghu Lu. So yeah, bring your instruments and get down cause it's a jam. Sesh starts at 9:30pm, no cover.
      Karma 7 Donghu Lu, near Huahai Lu
    Every Thursday, Karma cocktail lounge bar hosts a smaller version of the long-running live music sesh known as the "John Jam Session." John Shanghai also happens to be the owner of this new-ish spot on Donghu Lu. So yeah, bring your...
    Every Thu until Oct 10 at Karma
 
    • Salsa night at Mural every Monday. Live Latin band plays South American tunes. This one has been going for around ten years and always draws a big crowd. Happy hour goes until 9pm. No cover. Sweet.
      Mural 10 Hengshan Lu, Basement Level, near Yongjia Lu,
    Salsa night at Mural every Monday. Live Latin band plays South American tunes. This one has been going for around ten years and always draws a big crowd. Happy hour goes until 9pm. No cover. Sweet.
    Every Mon until Dec 1 at Mural
 
    • 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

 
    • This speakeasy themed bar does half-priced drinks for ladies, fortune telling, unspecified "gifts", and French oysters for 10rmb every Thursday night from 6–10pm. Free entry.
      Mr Pitt No. 10, 600 Shanxi Bei Lu, near Wuding Lu
    This speakeasy themed bar does half-priced drinks for ladies, fortune telling, unspecified "gifts", and French oysters for 10rmb every Thursday night from 6–10pm. Free entry.
    Every Thu until Apr 1 at Mr Pitt
 
  • Brick celebrates summer with nightly specials, buy one get one free for wines and beers like Penfolds Riesling, Los Vascos Rosé and Vedett White. Prices range from 48rmb–68rmb. Available 4.30–7.30pm.
    Daily until Oct 1 at Brick

 
  • Every night at Windows Garage on Nanjing Xi Lu from 2pm–9pm 25rmb Bud and tiger drafts are buy-one-get-one-free.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Windows Garage
 
    • 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
 
    • Pub Crawl Shanghai does a booze bus around the city every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. They've been doing this for years, and it's a solid way to meet new friends. Format is one-hour open bar, free shots on the bus, three different bars – all with a free shot – and an end-up at a nightclub. Tickets are 100rmb for no open bar, 180rmb with open bar presale, or 120rmb/200rmb walk-in. Presales available at pubcrawlshanghai.com.
      Legends 8 Ruijin Yi Lu, near Julu Lu
    Pub Crawl Shanghai does a booze bus around the city every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. They've been doing this for years, and it's a solid way to meet new friends. Format is one-hour open bar, free shots on the bus, three different bars...
    Every Thu, Fri, Sat until Jul 1 at Legends
 
    • Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough environment.
      Blue Frog (SWFC) Shanghai World Financial Center, B/F, 100 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu
    Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Frog (SWFC)
 
    • Blue Marlin is an adequate Western restaurant in Thumb Plaza. They do a daily half-priced happy hour from 2-8pm. That's on beer, wine and some cocktails. Not bad if you work in the area. It's not really a place you'd fight your way to, but if you're in the area and want a Western place with sports on the TV and American food, there you go.
      Blue Marlin (Thumb Plaza) No. 17, 199 Fangdian Lu, near Dingxiang Lu
    Blue Marlin is an adequate Western restaurant in Thumb Plaza. They do a daily half-priced happy hour from 2-8pm. That's on beer, wine and some cocktails. Not bad if you work in the area. It's not really a place you'd fight your way to, but...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Marlin (Thumb Plaza)
 
    • This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor and excellent prices on drinks. They're loud, busy but smoke-free. All three come highly recommended.
      Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Wuding Lu) 1085 Wuding Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu
    This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Wuding Lu)
 
    • Buy one get one free on all the homebrew at this delicious microbrewery inside the Kerry Pudong. It runs from 4-8pm. There's not much else in this area, so if you live around there, you're probably already hitting this. If you're a visitor, the BREW is a nice, large microbrewery in a hotel that serves up about six different beers at a time.
      The BREW The Kerry Hotel, 1388 Huamu Lu, near Fangdian Lu
    Buy one get one free on all the homebrew at this delicious microbrewery inside the Kerry Pudong. It runs from 4-8pm. There's not much else in this area, so if you live around there, you're probably already hitting this. If you're a...
    Daily until Dec 1 at The BREW
 
    • Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough environment.
      Blue Frog (Jinqiao) Green Sports & Leisure Center, R3-633 Biyun Lu, near Yunshan Lu
    Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Frog (Jinqiao)
 
    • This is a nice old live music venue near the Bund. They have daily jazz and blues shows, which are free to watch. They do food and decent drinks, for which you pay a premium, but from 4-8pm every day all the house beers, wines and soft drinks are half price.
      House of Blues and Jazz 60 Fuzhou Lu, near the Bund
    This is a nice old live music venue near the Bund. They have daily jazz and blues shows, which are free to watch. They do food and decent drinks, for which you pay a premium, but from 4-8pm every day all the house beers, wines and soft...
    Daily until Dec 1 at House of Blues and Jazz
 
    • One of the nicest hotels in Shanghai, if you like that high-end, minimal design thing (we do, and this place kills it). They also have a good happy hour, daily from 6-8pm, which sees Asahi, Tsingtao (draft), selected wines, cosmopolitans, whisky sours and amaretto sours all 40rmb a glass. Those cocktails might change with the seasons but the deal remains. The prices double after 8pm. This deal is good in the lobby level bar, which is a cool space.
      The Waterhouse The Cool Docks, 1-3 Maojiayuan Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu
    One of the nicest hotels in Shanghai, if you like that high-end, minimal design thing (we do, and this place kills it). They also have a good happy hour, daily from 6-8pm, which sees Asahi, Tsingtao (draft), selected wines, cosmopolitans,...
    Daily until Dec 1 at The Waterhouse
 
    • Happy hour goes from 5:30-8pm and sees prices slashed on beer, house wine, mixed drinks and selected cocktails. Prices are around 38rmb for wine, 30rmb for mixed drinks, 48rmb for cocktails and beer from 20rmb. This is a really nice Spanish lounge that serves high-grade tapas and ham. Tasty little place for sure.
      Pata Negra 1/F, 913 Julu Lu, near Changshu Lu
    Happy hour goes from 5:30-8pm and sees prices slashed on beer, house wine, mixed drinks and selected cocktails. Prices are around 38rmb for wine, 30rmb for mixed drinks, 48rmb for cocktails and beer from 20rmb. This is a really nice...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Pata Negra
 
    • This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of the customers are regulars because they go back again and again for Cotton Ding's hospitality.
      Cotton's (Anting Lu) 132 Anting Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu
    This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of...
    Every Mon-Fri until Dec 1 at Cotton's (Anting Lu)
 
    • This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of the customers are regulars because they go back again and again for Cotton Ding's hospitality.
      Cotton's (Xinhua Lu) 294 Xinhua Lu, near Dingxi Lu
    This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of...
    Every Mon-Fri until Dec 1 at Cotton's (Xinhua Lu)
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended.
      BnC (Xikang Lu) 685 Xikang Lu, near Changping Lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at BnC (Xikang Lu)
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended. This one's really small but friendly. The decor is cramped and basic, Christmas tree lights and tinsel up round-year, but it's a super-friendly spot and the prices are right.
      BnC2 320 Xinfeng lu, near Shanxi Bei lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at BnC2
 
    • This restaurant does a late-night happy hour that's worth remembering if you're out on Donghu Lu: every day from 10pm-late, half price on selected beers, chardonnay and martinis. The restaurant is colorful, busy and serves laowai-friendly Sichuan food.
      Sichuan Citizen 30 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu
    This restaurant does a late-night happy hour that's worth remembering if you're out on Donghu Lu: every day from 10pm-late, half price on selected beers, chardonnay and martinis. The restaurant is colorful, busy and serves laowai-friendly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Sichuan Citizen
 
    • It's good to see a decent happy hour at a hotel bar -- many don't do them, especially a high-end hotel like this. Daily from 6-8pm you get two-for-one on selected cocktails. This is one of the bars inside Shanghai's most historic hotel, an art deco palace that has been beautifully restored by Fairmont. Cin Cin is big on cigars and whisky.
      Cin Cin Fairmont Peace Hotel, Mezzanine 20 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
    It's good to see a decent happy hour at a hotel bar -- many don't do them, especially a high-end hotel like this. Daily from 6-8pm you get two-for-one on selected cocktails. This is one of the bars inside Shanghai's most historic hotel, an...
    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat until Dec 1 at Cin Cin
 
    • Dakota is a western restaurant with a very popular club in the back. The restaurant is good for lunches, has a modern design and draws a few after-work drinkers to its happy, which gets you two-for-one deals on draft beer, house wine and standard pours, 5-8pm, Monday to Friday.
      Dakota 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Dakota is a western restaurant with a very popular club in the back. The restaurant is good for lunches, has a modern design and draws a few after-work drinkers to its happy, which gets you two-for-one deals on draft beer, house wine and...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Dakota
 
    • This pan-sexual bar has a daily happy hour deal: 6-10pm every day guests get two-for-one Stella, house wine and Sailor Jerry rum mixed drinks. They also have a decent and inexpensive food menu. Later in the night, after 10pm, the venue becomes either a live music house, a gay bar or a DJ bar, depending on the day. Usually it's a smurge of all three of those things. Fun place.
      390 Panyu Lu 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    This pan-sexual bar has a daily happy hour deal: 6-10pm every day guests get two-for-one Stella, house wine and Sailor Jerry rum mixed drinks. They also have a decent and inexpensive food menu. Later in the night, after 10pm, the venue...
    Daily until Dec 1 at 390 Panyu Lu
 
    • Happy hour at this Hongmei Lu sports bar goes from 5-8pm daily. Special prices on all beer, mixed drinks, cocktails and bottles. For snacks they have Brazilian BBQ, French and Japanese food and a pool table to keep you busy.
      Hideout Bar 3030 Yan'an Xi Lu, Corner of Hongmei Lu, Located behind Pearl City.
    Happy hour at this Hongmei Lu sports bar goes from 5-8pm daily. Special prices on all beer, mixed drinks, cocktails and bottles. For snacks they have Brazilian BBQ, French and Japanese food and a pool table to keep you busy.
    Daily until Dec 1 at Hideout Bar
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended. The decor is plain but the smiles keep coming.
      BnC Tina's 925 Shaanxi Bei Lu, near Changping Lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 2 at BnC Tina's
 
    • Pentalouge will be screening the World Cup games live 24/7 as well as showing replays throughout the day. Feeling lucky? Every night, if you guess the right score for the game, your tab is on them; offer stands until July 13. For booking call: 62521111
      pentalounge pentahotel, 1525 Dingxi Lu, near Changning Lu
    Pentalouge will be screening the World Cup games live 24/7 as well as showing replays throughout the day. Feeling lucky? Every night, if you guess the right score for the game, your tab is on them; offer stands until July 13. For booking...
    Daily until Jul 13 at pentalounge
 
    • Falu on the Bund reduces the price of its late plates to 118 until December 31. There's three different kind of late plates: the verrine platter (salmon, tuna, vegetables), the earth platter (cheese toasts, serano ham, chorizo, tapanade, salad), and the sea platter (tuna and salmon toasts, verrines, smoked salmon. After 9pm each plate comes with a glass of wine. There's live jazz music from Thursday to Saturday.
      Falu On The Bund 3/F, 22 ZhongShan Dong Er Lu, near Xin Yong'an Lu

    Falu on the Bund reduces the price of its late plates to 118 until December 31. There's three different kind of late plates: the verrine platter (salmon, tuna, vegetables), the earth platter (cheese toasts, serano ham, chorizo, tapanade,...
    Daily until Dec 31 at Falu On The Bund

 
    • Every Friday and Saturday it's buy one get one free on Maya's top 10 cocktails and selected beers, or buy two pitchers get one free for margaritas and sangria. 10:30pm-close. Really nice Mexican restaurant in a compound on Julu Lu. Excellent option for a late-night drink and maybe some snacks.
      Maya Grand Plaza Club House, 2/F, 568 Julu Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every Friday and Saturday it's buy one get one free on Maya's top 10 cocktails and selected beers, or buy two pitchers get one free for margaritas and sangria. 10:30pm-close. Really nice Mexican restaurant in a compound on Julu Lu....
    Every Fri, Sat until Dec 1 at Maya
 
    • All the house beers at the age-old microbrewery are half price between 4pm and 7pm daily. The beers are legendarily expensive, so this is really the time to go, when the prices are halved and fall broadly in line with the rest of the city. The location of this Paulaner is good, however, looking out over the river toward the Bund. For that reason it's popular with visitors.
      Paulaner Braeuhaus (Binjiang) Riverside Promenade, Binjiang Da Dao
    All the house beers at the age-old microbrewery are half price between 4pm and 7pm daily. The beers are legendarily expensive, so this is really the time to go, when the prices are halved and fall broadly in line with the rest of the city....
    Daily until Dec 31 at Paulaner Braeuhaus (Binjiang)
 
    • 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
 
    • Big E has a big karaoke set up and they're slinging two-for-one booze to get everyone warmed up and warbling. Every Wednesday night, it's two-for-one drinks all night. And from 7pm till 11pm everybody who sings a song on stage gets a free shot from the bar. Could be messy.
      Big E World Plaza, B2/F, 855 Pudong Nan Lu, near Dongchang Lu
    Big E has a big karaoke set up and they're slinging two-for-one booze to get everyone warmed up and warbling. Every Wednesday night, it's two-for-one drinks all night. And from 7pm till 11pm everybody who sings a song on stage gets a free...
    Every Wed until Dec 31 at Big E
 
    • Selected cocktails, beer and sangria are discounted to 28rmb and up, from 5-7pm, Tuesday to Saturday. That's a great deal for this restaurant, which is one of the best to open in 2013 in Shanghai. The interior is modern and stylish, the food is high-tech but highly tasty -- small plates of creative European cuisine. Highly recommended, especially at happy hour prices.
      The Commune Social 511 Jiangning Lu, near Kangding Lu
    Selected cocktails, beer and sangria are discounted to 28rmb and up, from 5-7pm, Tuesday to Saturday. That's a great deal for this restaurant, which is one of the best to open in 2013 in Shanghai. The interior is modern and stylish, the...
    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat until Dec 31 at The Commune Social
 
 
    • From 4:30pm to 4am, draft beer is two-for-one. I think the price is 25rmb a glass. Used to be. So that's two for one all the time until the end of the year. Get in. Get pissed. We love you Scorby.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu
    From 4:30pm to 4am, draft beer is two-for-one. I think the price is 25rmb a glass. Used to be. So that's two for one all the time until the end of the year. Get in. Get pissed. We love you Scorby.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Windows Scoreboard

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ERA

Multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time," is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic performance featuring aerial walking, bowl balancing and flying trapeze.

Sep 26

Yohei Hibiki

Red Town livehouse On Stage brings in Japanese scratch DJ champion Yohei Hibiki for a night of soulful house music with live percussionist Jonathan Paets and singer R. Reynolds. Support by DJ Chewie, Logan Hudak, and DJ Deen.

Sep 21

Shane Filan 2014

Shane Filan, singer in one of the world's most popular boy bands ever – Westlife – comes to The Shanghai Grand Stage. Expect songs from his recent solo album You And Me and perhaps some old classics as well.


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