Sun
26

    • Free flow tapas, sangria, mixed drinks, and beer from 6pm–10.30pm as Daga Lu Spanish restaurant La Bota celebrates one year in the restaurant game. Also: live Spanish music, prize giveaways, and flamenco dancing. Cover is 150rmb for the free flow.
      La Bota 426 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu

    Free flow tapas, sangria, mixed drinks, and beer from 6pm–10.30pm as Daga Lu Spanish restaurant La Bota celebrates one year in the restaurant game. Also: live Spanish music, prize giveaways, and flamenco dancing. Cover is 150rmb for the...
    La Bota

 
    • **Not an actual riot**. Swedish indie rock band Join The Riot stop by one of Shanghai's best livehouses during their China tour. Take a listen to their Douban for a taste. Starts at 9pm. Cover is 40 bones.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)
    **Not an actual riot**. Swedish indie rock band Join The Riot stop by one of Shanghai's best livehouses during their China tour. Take a listen to their Douban for a taste. Starts at 9pm. Cover is 40 bones.
    Yuyintang

Mon
27

  • Solid Monday night deal in this Jing'an Italian restaurant. From 6-9pm they do 19rmb Espresso Martinis and have singers like Apphia Campbell performing from 9pm.
    La Stazione

Tue
28

    • Seems like just yesterday it was Windows Underground. Garage celebrates its 3rd birthday doing what it does best. Free cover, free cocktails and beer from 9-11pm.
      Windows Garage 702 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Qinghai Lu
    Seems like just yesterday it was Windows Underground. Garage celebrates its 3rd birthday doing what it does best. Free cover, free cocktails and beer from 9-11pm.
    Windows Garage

Wed
29

    • New monthly film night curated by the women behind Ladyfest. They're showing two documentaries about feminist bands and Riot Girrrl history. Movies start at 9pm. No cover.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    New monthly film night curated by the women behind Ladyfest. They're showing two documentaries about feminist bands and Riot Girrrl history. Movies start at 9pm. No cover.
    Dada

Thu
30

    • [Cancelled...cosmic ballet, man] Excellent Thursday night booking of warped Hawaiian hip hop / bass music producer Mr Carmack. Just slammin beats that sound like hip hop instrumentals getting pulled apart by a dimensional rip. Check out some tunes on his Bandcamp if you're not familiar. Cover TBA. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Recommended.
      The Shelter Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    [Cancelled...cosmic ballet, man] Excellent Thursday night booking of warped Hawaiian hip hop / bass music producer Mr Carmack. Just slammin beats that sound like hip hop instrumentals getting pulled apart by a dimensional rip. Check out...
    The Shelter
 
    • Classic People's Park tourist destination Barbarossa celebrates ten years in the game. That's like 60 years in real time. Live music by Iris Jazz Band, DJ Michelle, and a Spanish guitarist. No cover. Starts at 8pm.
      Barbarossa Inside People's Park, 231 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu (Entrance between Starbucks and Shanghai Art Museum)
    Classic People's Park tourist destination Barbarossa celebrates ten years in the game. That's like 60 years in real time. Live music by Iris Jazz Band, DJ Michelle, and a Spanish guitarist. No cover. Starts at 8pm.
    Barbarossa
 
    • Local foreign hip hop artists dropping their new EP, along with the Come Correct Crew (DJ Caution and T-Plus). Homemade ginger beer up for sale too. No cover. Starts at 9.30pm. 3rd Wave breakdance crew also in the house.
      Kulou 222 Xiangyang Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    Local foreign hip hop artists dropping their new EP, along with the Come Correct Crew (DJ Caution and T-Plus). Homemade ginger beer up for sale too. No cover. Starts at 9.30pm. 3rd Wave breakdance crew also in the house.
    Kulou
 
    • Highrise club M1NT does another theme party -- this time it's the Garden of Eden. They say "...Because you all know the story of Adam & Eve at the forbidden tree... But after all a life spent resisting temptations is a wasted life and you are only in trouble if you get caught." Expect decorations, costumes, and performances. Cover is 100rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      M1NT 24/F, 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Zhong Lu

    Highrise club M1NT does another theme party -- this time it's the Garden of Eden. They say "...Because you all know the story of Adam & Eve at the forbidden tree... But after all a life spent resisting temptations is a wasted life and you...
    M1NT


May
01

    • Great house / techno / hip hop booking at Bar Rouge. They've got the French DJ / Producer Brodinski, who co-produced tracks on Kanye's Yeezus album with Daft Punk. If you dig Gesaffelstein and other French bangerzzzzzzz artists, this is a strong look. He plays from 1.30-3am. They have early bird tix for 180rmb, available by calling 131 6723 6137. Otherwise pre-sales are 230rmb. Party goes from 10pm–6am, with support from Gener8ion and Keint.
      Bar Rouge Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu

    Great house / techno / hip hop booking at Bar Rouge. They've got the French DJ / Producer Brodinski, who co-produced tracks on Kanye's Yeezus album with Daft Punk. If you dig Gesaffelstein and other French bangerzzzzzzz artists, this is a...
    Bar Rouge

 
    • Unexpected booking right here, with the virtual, animated band Gorillaz. This one is DJ set and autovisual show, with music by "Russel Hobbs", one of the virtual Gorillaz characters. So, the DJ set comes by Remi Kabaka Jr., the guy who voiced this character. This likely won't be the same as seeing a proper Gorillaz concert at a major music festival, but might be interesting. Pre-sale tickets are 120rmb.
      M2 (Hong Kong Plaza) Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huai Hai Zhong Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu

    Unexpected booking right here, with the virtual, animated band Gorillaz. This one is DJ set and autovisual show, with music by "Russel Hobbs", one of the virtual Gorillaz characters. So, the DJ set comes by Remi Kabaka Jr., the guy who...
    M2 (Hong Kong Plaza)

 
    • German brewpub Drei Kronen 1308 marks the beginning of the May holiday by launching their traditional German Maibock. It's a 6% golden pale lager, made with Hersbrucker and Perle hops. They've got free samples and a selection of canapes from 7.30pm–late. No cover.
      Drei Kronen 1308 1929 Art Space Building, 687 Dongdaming Lu, near Xinjian Lu

    German brewpub Drei Kronen 1308 marks the beginning of the May holiday by launching their traditional German Maibock. It's a 6% golden pale lager, made with Hersbrucker and Perle hops. They've got free samples and a selection of canapes...
    Drei Kronen 1308

 
    • Caribbean Carnival party in this Suzhou Creek loft during the May holidays. Music is Soca, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Dancehall, Merengue, Pop, Reggeaton, Calypso, Afrobeats, Techno and R&B. These kind of parties are big in the Caribbeans. Expect a lot of colors getting thrown around. Price is 150rmb at the door or 200rmb with a T-shirt. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Important: Expect to get your clothes messy / painted.
      FACTORY 54 5/F, 195 Guangfu Lu, near Wuzhen Lu
    Caribbean Carnival party in this Suzhou Creek loft during the May holidays. Music is Soca, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Dancehall, Merengue, Pop, Reggeaton, Calypso, Afrobeats, Techno and R&B. These kind of parties are big in the Caribbeans. Expect a...
    FACTORY 54
 
    • Techno party in the warehouse at this official Strawberry after-party. Some Beijing DJs and some guests from The Netherlands, Warren Fellow and Remy. Cover is 100rmb or 50rmb with a Strawberry ticket. Starts at 10pm.
      Arkham 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu

    Techno party in the warehouse at this official Strawberry after-party. Some Beijing DJs and some guests from The Netherlands, Warren Fellow and Remy. Cover is 100rmb or 50rmb with a Strawberry ticket. Starts at 10pm.
    Arkham


May
02

  • You've probably seen the film -- here comes the underground theater adaptation by Urban Aphrodite in warehouse club Arkham. Expect an intense performance unlike anything you've seen in Shanghai, with lots of audience participation. Shows...
    Arkham

 
    • This is going down in Pudong and should hold you over until the next beer fest. Over 50 wines and craft beers for sampling, and food, presumably tasty. Live music from Solidaz, and no ticket bullshit here- it's free entry- but you'll still need to pay for your drinks at the stalls. Runs 12-9pm both days.
      Kerry Hotel (Pudong) 1388 Huamu Lu, near Fangdian Lu
    This is going down in Pudong and should hold you over until the next beer fest. Over 50 wines and craft beers for sampling, and food, presumably tasty. Live music from Solidaz, and no ticket bullshit here- it's free entry- but you'll still...
    Kerry Hotel (Pudong)
 
  • Four bands for 30rmb at the metal bar, on a holiday night. Solid lineup from swamp rock to punk to noise to shoegaze / post-punk, with The Other, Torturing Nurse, Zilu Band, and Dahlia Rosea. Starts at 9pm. Should be a memorable...
    Inferno

 
 
    • Just all-you-can-drink margaritas, sangria, and beers. And some snacks. Expect people getting belligerent on the corner. Starts at 7pm and goes late. Cover is 200rmb. Looks like they used the classic Mexican clip art pack on Microsoft Word to make this flyer.
      Cantina Agave (Fumin Lu) A Mansion, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu

    Just all-you-can-drink margaritas, sangria, and beers. And some snacks. Expect people getting belligerent on the corner. Starts at 7pm and goes late. Cover is 200rmb. Looks like they used the classic Mexican clip art pack on Microsoft Word...
    Cantina Agave (Fumin Lu)

 
    • Dutch DJ Dyro, he who wears crown #27 in the DJ Mag Top 100 Kingdom, rolls through M1NT for a night. Here is his Soundcloud. Fans of Hardwell, Laidback Luke, and Dada Life will probably dig this. Tickets are 100rmb pre-sale or 150rmb at the door.
      M1NT 24/F, 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Zhong Lu
    Dutch DJ Dyro, he who wears crown #27 in the DJ Mag Top 100 Kingdom, rolls through M1NT for a night. Here is his Soundcloud. Fans of Hardwell, Laidback Luke, and Dada Life will probably dig this. Tickets are 100rmb pre-sale or 150rmb at...
    M1NT
 
    • Part two of this holiday weekend Caribbean party. Mystery promoters, mystery DJs, supposed a lot of rum, soca, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, merengue, reggaeton, and more. Kind of a mystery how this will turn out, but sounds intriguing. Cover is 150rmb at the door or 200rmb with a t-shirt. Goes from 2-10pm.
      Club Lotus 3/F, 667-669 Waima Lu, near Wangjiamatou Lu
    Part two of this holiday weekend Caribbean party. Mystery promoters, mystery DJs, supposed a lot of rum, soca, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, merengue, reggaeton, and more. Kind of a mystery how this will turn out, but sounds intriguing....
    Club Lotus

On
going

    • Every weekend in April, this rooftop bar is making some cocktails made with Granny Smith apples. They've got martinis, daiquiris, mojitos, margaritas, and caipirinhas. The 100rmb entrance includes two cocktails of your choice. Goes from 2.30–6pm every weekend in April.
      VUE (Bar) Hyatt on the Bund, 32-33/F, 199 Huangpu Lu, near Wuchang Lu

    Every weekend in April, this rooftop bar is making some cocktails made with Granny Smith apples. They've got martinis, daiquiris, mojitos, margaritas, and caipirinhas. The 100rmb entrance includes two cocktails of your choice. Goes from...
    Every Sat & Sun until Apr 30 at VUE (Bar)

 
    • One of Shanghai's longest running jam nights finds a new home in this Jing'an Italian restaurant. The jam starts at 9.30pm. Drink specials include 19rmb spritzers from 6-9.30pm, and glasses of wine or bottles of beer for 28rmb from 9.30pm-midnight.
      La Stazione 98 Yanping Lu, near Xinzha Lu
    One of Shanghai's longest running jam nights finds a new home in this Jing'an Italian restaurant. The jam starts at 9.30pm. Drink specials include 19rmb spritzers from 6-9.30pm, and glasses of wine or bottles of beer for 28rmb from...
    Every Sun until Jun 7 at La Stazione
 
    • Every Monday, sports dive Windows Scoreboard slings pizzas for 20rmb each, including a free beer. Offer goes from 5-9pm, and there's buy-one-get-one on draft beer, too.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu
    Every Monday, sports dive Windows Scoreboard slings pizzas for 20rmb each, including a free beer. Offer goes from 5-9pm, and there's buy-one-get-one on draft beer, too.
    Daily until Apr 27 at Windows Scoreboard
 
    • Sports dive Scoreboard does a ladies night with free open bar from 10pm-1am. Dudes get buy-one-get-one draft beer. Sounds like a mess. No cover. Starts at 10pm. Food, darts, and board games available too.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu
    Sports dive Scoreboard does a ladies night with free open bar from 10pm-1am. Dudes get buy-one-get-one draft beer. Sounds like a mess. No cover. Starts at 10pm. Food, darts, and board games available too.
    Every Tue until Apr 28 at Windows Scoreboard
 
    • Windows Too in Jing'an does a ladies night with free open bar from 10pm-1am. Dudes get buy-one-get-one draft beer. Sounds like a mess. No cover. Starts at 10pm. Food, darts, and board games available too.
      Windows Too (Jing'an) 2/F, City Plaza, 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu (next to Haagen Dazs)
    Windows Too in Jing'an does a ladies night with free open bar from 10pm-1am. Dudes get buy-one-get-one draft beer. Sounds like a mess. No cover. Starts at 10pm. Food, darts, and board games available too.
    Every Wed until Apr 29 at Windows Too (Jing'an)
 
    • Sunday night Latin party with zouk, kizomba, bachata, and on request, reggaeton and salsa. There's a free Brazilian Zouk dance class at 8pm, plus a happy hour from 7-9.30pm with buy-one-get-one on house drinks and half off pizzas. Goes from 7-11pm. No cover.
      Yani Lounge & Bar 2/F, 83 Changshu Lu, near Julu Lu
    Sunday night Latin party with zouk, kizomba, bachata, and on request, reggaeton and salsa. There's a free Brazilian Zouk dance class at 8pm, plus a happy hour from 7-9.30pm with buy-one-get-one on house drinks and half off pizzas. Goes...
    Every Sun until Jun 28 at Yani Lounge & Bar
 
    • Every Friday and Saturday night, this dive near Jiaotong University has free beer from 8-9pm. They've also got standard drinks and beer for around 30rmb, plus pool, darts, and DJ decks, apparently. Open late. Chill sesh braaaaah.
      The Hideout 321 Guangyuan Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
    Every Friday and Saturday night, this dive near Jiaotong University has free beer from 8-9pm. They've also got standard drinks and beer for around 30rmb, plus pool, darts, and DJ decks, apparently. Open late. Chill sesh braaaaah.
    Every Fri, Sat until Jul 1 at The Hideout
 
    • Every Thursday night, French husband and wife duo Mr And Mrs Hell take over at Jing'an vinyl bar URVC, but don't expect a vinyl set. Their music ranges from cheesy electro swing to house. Starts at 11pm and goes late.
      URVC 999 Xikang Lu, near Anyuan Lu
    Every Thursday night, French husband and wife duo Mr And Mrs Hell take over at Jing'an vinyl bar URVC, but don't expect a vinyl set. Their music ranges from cheesy electro swing to house. Starts at 11pm and goes late.
    Every Thu until Jul 1 at URVC
 
    • 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 Tuesday, club Diva does a night of free Jager and Sambuca shots for dudes who arrive before midnight. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Tue until Jul 1 at Diva
 
    • Diva club on the famous corner of Fumin and Xinle does not one but two ladies nights. Every Monday and Wednesday they sling free cosmopolitians and mimosa cocktails for ladies. All. Night. Long.
      Diva 2/F, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
    Diva club on the famous corner of Fumin and Xinle does not one but two ladies nights. Every Monday and Wednesday they sling free cosmopolitians and mimosa cocktails for ladies. All. Night. Long.
    Every Mon, Wed until Jul 1 at Diva
 
  • 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
 
    • 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 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 decent Mexican restaurant's new branch on Hengshan does a salsa night every Tuesday, with 35rmb mojitos all night and a free open salsa lesson. Free entry. Starts at 7pm.
      Pistolera (Xuhui) No 2, 838 Hengshan Lu, near Tianping Lu
    This decent Mexican restaurant's new branch on Hengshan does a salsa night every Tuesday, with 35rmb mojitos all night and a free open salsa lesson. Free entry. Starts at 7pm.
    Every Tue until Aug 1 at Pistolera (Xuhui)
 
  • Early draft beer happy hour at Windows Scoreboard. It's 15rmb for a glass every day from 2-5:30pm
    Daily until Jul 1 at Windows Scoreboard
 
    • Diva club does free drinks for students who just don't care. Studyin abroad all waaaassssted. Free drinks bracelet for students who bring their IDs every Thursday and Sunday night. Students must arrive before midnight for the deal but the open bar flows until 4am.
      Diva 2/F, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
    Diva club does free drinks for students who just don't care. Studyin abroad all waaaassssted. Free drinks bracelet for students who bring their IDs every Thursday and Sunday night. Students must arrive before midnight for the deal but the...
    Every Thu, Sun until Aug 1 at Diva
 
    • Every Wednesday, Muse On The Bund does a night for the ladies. Free selected drinks, model boys passing around desserts, and some mainstream club music. No cover. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
      Muse (On the Bund) Yi Feng Galleria, 5/F, 99 Beijing Dong Lu, near Yuan Ming Yuan Lu
    Every Wednesday, Muse On The Bund does a night for the ladies. Free selected drinks, model boys passing around desserts, and some mainstream club music. No cover. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Sep 1 at Muse (On the Bund)
 
    • 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
 
 
    • This German bar does a happy hour from 4-8pm, with 50% off their German beer. So you can get 330ml for 19rmb or 450ml for 24rmb. Mojitos for 29rmb.
      Hamburg House 1/F, 399 Baotun Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu
    This German bar does a happy hour from 4-8pm, with 50% off their German beer. So you can get 330ml for 19rmb or 450ml for 24rmb. Mojitos for 29rmb.
    Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu until Dec 1 at Hamburg House
 
    • 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
 
    • M2 does a new ladies night every Wednesday, with free drinks for women all night long, served by handsome male waiters, and some free party favors. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      M2 (Hong Kong Plaza) Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huai Hai Zhong Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu
    M2 does a new ladies night every Wednesday, with free drinks for women all night long, served by handsome male waiters, and some free party favors. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at M2 (Hong Kong Plaza)
 
    • Bund views and free cocktails / sparkling wine for the ladies, just on the Bund from 10pm-1am every Wednesday night. 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
    Bund views and free cocktails / sparkling wine for the ladies, just on the Bund from 10pm-1am every Wednesday night. Music is commercial/Top 40 bangers by DJ Samu. No cover. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Dec 2 at Just On The Bund
 
    • Every day from 3-8pm, Koala Bar near Jiaotong University does buy-one-get-one on draft Tiger, Heineken, and house pours. These dudes on the flyer seem to be having a rad time, wonder if they'll be there.
      Koala 280 Huaihai Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
    Every day from 3-8pm, Koala Bar near Jiaotong University does buy-one-get-one on draft Tiger, Heineken, and house pours. These dudes on the flyer seem to be having a rad time, wonder if they'll be there.
    Daily until Dec 1 at Koala
 
    • 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 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
 
    • Timeless disco, funk, and rock as boss man Andrew Bull takes over the decks every Monday night at this vinyl bar in Jing'an. Good music, cool place. Happy hour from 6-10pm. Free entry. The show also broadcasts live at udancecn.com/live.
      URVC 999 Xikang Lu, near Anyuan Lu

    Timeless disco, funk, and rock as boss man Andrew Bull takes over the decks every Monday night at this vinyl bar in Jing'an. Good music, cool place. Happy hour from 6-10pm. Free entry. The show also broadcasts live at udancecn.com/live.
    Every Mon until Dec 1 at URVC

 
    • 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

Daily 7.30pm

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.

Apr 30

Killswitch Engage

Huge show for metal fans, as Grammy-nominated metalcore pioneers Killswitch Engage finally make their China debut, with support from Swiss melodic death metal band Dreamshade.

May 2-7

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

You've probably seen the film -- here comes the underground theater adaptation by Urban Aphrodite in warehouse club Arkham. Expect an intense performance unlike anything you've seen in Shanghai, with lots of audience participation.


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