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Nov
15
  • Asian Vibes pres. Tunnel

    Chicago based avant-garde techno artist Tunnel. As curator of Webuildmachines, he's going to make his debut hybrid set in China with a collection of brutal tracks from the label and infuse some fresh darkness to this venue. Pre-sale...
  • Bar Rouge Anniversary: Opening Party

    Opening night of Bar Rouge's birthday week, with the usual DJ antics, Champagne antics, and late night dancing. 100rmb pre-sale, 200rmb on the door.
  • Lebensfreude Records 15th Anniversary

    The founders and ambassadors of the Lebensfreude Records spirit, Gunne & Zuckermann are a spontaneous and hypnotic DJ duo that combine to represent the more adventurous soul of Berlin electronic music. ‘15 years of Lebensfreude Records...
    • Nightlife | 3NTRY | Today
  • Antigen: GIL & Yantan Ministry

    GIL’s DJ sets are a tightly woven, non-linear yet soaring experiences of music’s potential to create new dance forms. Overlapping percussions, atmospheric sounds, dipping in and out of genres and timelines, GIL surprises the audience...
  • ARRIBA!!!

    Latin night with the old Unico crew. Free flow Latin cocktails from 10pm. Live percussion and Latin vibes all night. 100rmb after 11pm, including a drink.
  • Antidote Present Suzi Analogue

    Suzi Analogue is a rarity within modern-day electronic music: a prolific black woman singer, songwriter, beatmaker and creator of Never Normal Records who draws from house, footwork, rap, reggae & film to make conceptual music that...
    • Nightlife | Dada | Today
  • Deep House, Tech House, Techno

    The title says it all, really. Music by Dam, Arno D and Celdiv. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | C's | Today
  • TGIF 2 for 1 Skate Night

    DJ Alynaa on deck for TGIF, when it's BOGO on skating. Show the poster to get the deal.
    • Nightlife | RIINK | Today
  • Orbit feat. Chris SSG

    Chris SSG is best known as the co-founder of the now defunct MNML SSGS blog, recognized as a leading source of critical insight on electronic music. Following the end of the blog in 2012, he has devoted his energies to DJing and...
  • Avatar Party

    Revolucion turns into a Fluo Forest, while DJ Airtem plays hip hop, Latin and top 40 hits. Free entry.
Nov
16
  • 44KW Presents Redshape

    Receiving inspiration from a deep interest for any kind of music, with a special affinity for the early sounds of Detroit and Chicago, Redshape has released his music on prestige labels like Delsin, Running Back and Monkeytown Records....
    • Nightlife | 44KW | on Sat Nov 16 2019
  • 1788-L at Arkham

    A mysterious drone by the name of 1788-L began to upload Glitchy Midtempo bangers to Soundcloud, catapulting into the EDM scene in early 2018. He quickly rose to fame, leaving fans wondering: “Who is this anonymous machine?” His remix of...
  • White Affair

    White decor and house music from DJ Tom William. Free entrance until 12.30am with RSVP to events@mvpshanghai.com, otherwise 100rmb cover.
    • Nightlife | M1NT | on Sat Nov 16 2019
  • Bar Rouge Anniversary: The Funhouse

    Expect a big birthday bash as the House of Fun twists the plot and presents a themed party named the "FUNHOUSE." They're doing the place up to look like a carnival circus! Stilt walkers, clowns, jugglers and, of course, dancers. Each day...
  • Hologram Dreams Presents Airbear

    "A voyage from the future into the abyss!" Hologram Dreams presents a night of Italo Disco, Synth-Pop, Chicago House, City Pop, 2020's club trax, and anime visuals dripping from the walls. Headlining the night is Seoul's DJ Airbear,...
    • Nightlife | Elevator | on Sat Nov 16 2019
  • Soft Centre X SVBKVLT: Friendship (Live) / Index / Thick Owens

    SVBKVLT are teaming up with Sydney's SOFT CENTRE for a special one off event at ALL. Representing SOFT CENTRE will be live A/V act 'friendships' and DJs Index and Thick Owens. They will be joined by SVBKVLT artists Osheyack and Hyph11E,...
    • Nightlife | ALL Club | on Sat Nov 16 2019
  • 3ntry Pillow Fight Party

    House, techno, pillows. It's a party. 100rmb with three drinks on the door.
    • Nightlife | 3NTRY | on Sat Nov 16 2019
  • Glow Up

    Black lights, neon and alcohol: UP goes illuminated. 70rmb including a drink.
  • C.I.A pres. Christian Smith

    Techno DJ and producer Christian Smith touches down at Celia for a night of four to the floor. 150rmb on the door including a drink.
  • Avatar Party

    Revolucion turns into a Fluo Forest, while DJ Airtem plays hip hop, Latin and top 40 hits. Free entry.
  • No Rockstars Vol 4 — Dee Montero

    From blissed-out sunset grooves to tripped-out Balearica to Melodic House to Techno, Irish DJ Dee Montero plays it all. Catch him for one night only at Woobar. Early bird 150rmb, at the door 200rmb, both with a drink.
Nov
19
  • Mi Casa Es Su Casa

    A big Latin party with salsa dance classes, live percussionist Thomas Dyani, and Latin music all night long. Mojitos are BOGO until 11pm too.
  • BurgerSuicideClub + TIAN TUAN

    An evening of transgressive art, music, and performance with two distinctive groups from the bowels of Shanghai's creative underground. Free.
    • Nightlife | ALL Club | on Tue Nov 19 2019
Nov
20
  • Unicorn Party

    Are you a unicorn? Every Wednesday free selected cocktails for all ladies till midnight. This night deserves a special treatment transforming Revolucion into a magical mystical Unicorn. Decorations and surprises for all ladies. Resident...
  • Come Correct

    The Come Correct Crew hosts the OG weekly hip hop and urban music night every Wednesday. Come Correct has been running since 2011 and has been a platform for many of the cities aspiring DJ’s and rappers to come up. The Come Correct Crew...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Wed Nov 20 2019
Nov
21
  • Rare Groove: A Night of Shanghai's Deepest Diggers

    A night of funk, soul, and world beats from Shanghai's best vinyl diggers. With Nico Panoramix, Rochaos, Space Return and Sacco. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Thu Nov 21 2019
  • Movement x Shalanaya Pre Party

    International acts Chakraview and Spirit and the Guide from India, as well as Ancient Alias from South Africa and Germany's Singularity play psychedelic music, homemade progressive house and spread "good vibes" at this warm up for the...
    • Nightlife | C's | on Thu Nov 21 2019
  • Girls Night Out

    Bar Rouge's Ladies Nights has been running since forever, packing them in with the free manicure service for ladies and free cocktails from 9.30-11.30pm. Never stop! Free entrance until 12.30am with password MVP, otherwise 150rmb cover.
Nov
22
  • SHFT. X SPACE YACHT Presents: Nitti Gritti

    Deep in the heart of California, Space Yacht have been successfully bringing up some of the best acts from all around the world. Their events have been consistent and well curated, catapulting them to success. They work with artists with...
  • China Social Club Present From Dada till Dawn

    The freaks come out for Dada’s premiere zombie stomp presented by China Social Club. The pair of Frau and PCJ will be weirding out through the murky depths of Ork music, pumpkin funk, grave rave and haunted house.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Fri Nov 22 2019
Nov
23
  • Boiler Room: Shanghai

    International dance music channel Boiler Room returns to Shanghai to shoot videos of DJ's dj'ing and dancers shuffling behind the DJ booth. This time around, the line-up is: Hunter/Game (live) Santaizi (aka. MIIIA) (live) Huan Huan (aka....
    • Nightlife | 44KW | on Sat Nov 23 2019
  • Fine Coincidence

    Fine Coincidence is a London based label founded by Tomasz Guiddo and Moussa Clarke. Expect groovy house &cosmic disco. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Nov 23 2019
  • Bar Rouge Anniversary: Closing Celebration

    Bar Rouge closes out its 15th anniversary with a big party, Champagne showers, and house house house music. 100rmb pre-sale or 200rmb on the door.
  • I Love 80s

    Tease your hair, wear your favorite puffy sleeves, oversized shirts and don’t forget your legendary shoes. Converse to dance all night long with your favorite timeless tunes from artists like George Michael, Michael Jackson, Boy George,...
  • Doll Ball 2019

    Medusa and House of Kawakubo throw another ball at Elevator, this time themed on Doll Fantasy: rag dolls, voodoo dolls, Barbie dolls, blow-up dolls. DJs Michael Cignarale / MAU MAU / Finascia.
    • Nightlife | Elevator | on Sat Nov 23 2019
  • DJ Mitsu the Beats

    A native of Sendai in the north-eastern Tohoku region of Japan, DJ Mitsu The Beats cut his teeth as a hip-hop battle DJ, perfecting his technique with countless hours of practice before eventually hooking up with his home town homeboy DJ...
  • OFFSKII b2b Mambo No 5

    It's a tale as old as time: two clubgoers went to a lot of nights out, made a lot of bad decisions and became DJs. It looks like these two hot hot up-and-coming hot DJs haven't learned from their mistakes and are playing again this...
    • Nightlife | C's | on Sat Nov 23 2019
Nov
24
  • Revo Deep

    Leo Chiodaroli and guests play funky house and house with a Latin twist. BOGO on Moscow Mules until 11pm. Free entry.
Nov
25
Nov
27
  • Come Correct

    The Come Correct Crew hosts the OG weekly hip hop and urban music night every Wednesday. Come Correct has been running since 2011 and has been a platform for many of the cities aspiring DJ’s and rappers to come up. The Come Correct Crew...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Wed Nov 27 2019
Nov
28
  • Nobody Has To Know

    Weekly party created by SOUND OF SHANGHAI, including DJs S.Kiv, Kadwell, Ton Kaya, CYR, and Djazz, playing everything from hip hop and urban electro to pop and funky house. Free entry.
  • Spectrum Anniversary

    Spectrum celebrate one year of the kick, snare, bass at Dada with a back to back session. Dubstep, Jungle, and Drum & Bass. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Thu Nov 28 2019
Nov
29
  • RDC x Alter. X Redbox present Dixon

    Voted RA’s DJ of the Year four times in a row, Dixon is a staple name in the house and techno music scene worldwide. Throwing an exclusive party across two storeys, one floor will hold a bar with a disco-funk-soul dancefloor, while...
    • Nightlife | FALLOUT | on Fri Nov 29 2019
Nov
30
  • ShanghaiLGBT Drag Party

    Grab your glitter, paste on your mustache, tighten your tuck and prepare yourselves for the return of Shanghai’s biggest drag competition – ShanghaiLGBT Annual Drag Competition & Party. Every year, the fiercest Kings and Queens from...
    • Nightlife | Lucca | on Sat Nov 30 2019
  • On Top Party

    Park Hyatt Shanghai will convert the 92nd floor into a club - come for a good night of party and dance above the clouds! The night will get wild with the DJ SKIV dropping chic commercial & house music all night long. Ticket is 150rmb;...
  • Sharpshooters Showcase

    Regulars on Shanghai's hip hop scene DJ Reaper & Big Kerm are collectively known as Sharpshooters. Their latest "Showcase" event features the first Shanghai appearance of DJ KENT, a turntablist, and a mainstay in Guangzhou and Kunming...
  • Bendo Na Bendo

    Get your dose of Afrobeats, Urban, Hip-hop and Amapiano music! Music by DJ Gerrybeatz from Zimbabwe. Tables available for booking. 60rmb including a drink.
Dec
3
  • Mi Casa Es Su Casa

    A big Latin party with salsa dance classes, live percussionist Thomas Dyani, and Latin music all night long. Mojitos are BOGO until 11pm too.
Dec
4
  • Unicorn Party

    Are you a unicorn? Every Wednesday free selected cocktails for all ladies till midnight. This night deserves a special treatment transforming Revolucion into a magical mystical Unicorn. Decorations and surprises for all ladies. Resident...
  • Come Correct

    The Come Correct Crew hosts the OG weekly hip hop and urban music night every Wednesday. Come Correct has been running since 2011 and has been a platform for many of the cities aspiring DJ’s and rappers. DJ Caution, MaoMao Q, Allay...
    • Nightlife | Dada | from Dec 4
Dec
5
  • ON

    "ON" is all about old and new House, Breakbeat, Electro, and Acid. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Thu Dec 5 2019
Dec
6
  • Brawl on the Bund After Party

    Official Brawl on the Bund after party, rolling all that white-collar aggression into fun, fun party times on the Bar Rouge terrace. 150rmb.
Dec
8
  • Revo Deep

    Leo Chiodaroli and guests play funky house and house with a Latin twist. BOGO on Moscow Mules until 11pm. Free entry.
Dec
9
Dec
12
  • Nobody Has To Know

    Weekly party created by SOUND OF SHANGHAI, including DJs S.Kiv, Kadwell, Ton Kaya, CYR, and Djazz, playing everything from hip hop and urban electro to pop and funky house. Free entry.
Dec
17
  • Mi Casa Es Su Casa

    A big Latin party with salsa dance classes, live percussionist Thomas Dyani, and Latin music all night long. Mojitos are BOGO until 11pm too.
Dec
18
  • Unicorn Party

    Are you a unicorn? Every Wednesday free selected cocktails for all ladies till midnight. This night deserves a special treatment transforming Revolucion into a magical mystical Unicorn. Decorations and surprises for all ladies. Resident...
Dec
22
  • Revo Deep

    Leo Chiodaroli and guests play funky house and house with a Latin twist. BOGO on Moscow Mules until 11pm. Free entry.
Dec
23
Dec
26
  • Nobody Has To Know

    Weekly party created by SOUND OF SHANGHAI, including DJs S.Kiv, Kadwell, Ton Kaya, CYR, and Djazz, playing everything from hip hop and urban electro to pop and funky house. Free entry.
Dec
28
  • Crafties Christmas Boogie

    Exiled DJs from the now-defunct Craft bar get together to play house, disco, acid and whatever. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Dec 28 2019
Dec
31
  • Disco Heaven

    Say goodbye to the old year and celebrate the new one on the 91st floor of the Park Hyatt. Free flow of tapas, finger food, canapés, champagne Veuve Clicquot and spirits. Pre-sale, 900-1,000rmb.
  • The Countdown Celebration

    Witness the release of 10,000 balloons in the atrium as the New Year rings in, with a live band to keep it all moving along. 588rmb including free-flow Mumm Champagne and other drinks.
    • Nightlife | Patio | on Tue Dec 31 2019
  • Jazz Fueled Masquerade Count Down Party

    Jazz night for New Years on the 53rd floor, with vintage classics from 8pm to late. 388rmb including free-flow Mumm Champagne, and other drinks.
    • Nightlife | Piano | on Tue Dec 31 2019
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