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    • ADDRESS:
      685 Dingxi Lu,
      near Yanan Xi Lu
      定西路685号, 近延安西路
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    • METRO:
      15 mins walk from West Yan'An Rd
    • HOURS:
      Daily 7.30pm till late
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    • Editor's Description
      C's is one of Shanghai’s most well-know and enduring dive bars, and they've got the toilets to prove it. With graffiti all over the walls, loud music blasting throughout its cavernous rooms, and some of the cheapest drinks in town, C's is a mainstay on the Shanghai underground music scene -- look for weekly electronic nights from independent promoters -- but even if you're not there for the music, it's one of the best places in town to get utterly blitzed. Crowd is young, young, young, and transient: high school students, younger out-of-town Chinese, English teachers, the unemployed, and the unemployable. On the weekends, cultures clash on the dance floors to insanely bad Top 40 Hip hop, and that's a good thing. Never any cover. Check the listings for special electronic music one-offs, which are frequent.

      "Black is beautiful," C's says. "We love their music, soul and culture. So we wanna play them for u and paint Shanghai black. Let's feel free to join and let's enjoy to listen up that Black Groove." Until Future Elvis steals it again,...
      Nightlife | C's | on Fri Aug 25, 2017
    • Champroo Sound

      Champroo Sound is the Wednesday jam at C's. Every humpday, DJ Shohei keeps it locked on heavy bass sounds. Drum and Bass, jungle, reggae, hip hop, and breaks... No cover. Starts 10pm.
      Nightlife | C's | Wednesdays
    • The Blend

      Hip-hop! Electroswing! Cumbia! Clem De La Creme & DJ Southpaw are the duo The Blend doing something interesting at C's. Free entry. Party starts at 9pm.
      Nightlife | C's | on Thu Aug 24, 2017


    • 2017-08-19 Finished

      Handle With Care

      Round 4 of Handle With Care: Shanghai's temple of breakbeat. Selectors Beardslap, Turner and Mike Ward are digging up old school hip-hop breaks, acid and '90s classics, modern house and bass breaks. Starts at 10pm, and no cover.
      Nightlife | C's | on Sat Aug 19, 2017
    • 2017-08-18 Finished

      Funky Teppanyaki DJ/MC/Sax/More

      Funky Teppanyaki features DJ B.O., MC Clem De La Creme and sax-man Torpedo Buoy (maybe more?), putting together a night of funk, rock breaks and old school hip-hop mashed together, on the spot, with freestyle rap and sax solos. Guest...
      Nightlife | C's | on Fri Aug 18, 2017
    • 2017-08-17 Finished

      dArK Night

      Longboard collective Atomic Krew's got a bit of a curious selection ready for you. Glam rock, post-punk/electro, break/experimental, you know, that sort of thing. They're also featuring pictures and videos from their latest events around...
      Nightlife | C's | on Thu Aug 17, 2017
    • 2017-08-12 Finished

      Deep // Tech // Sax

      Monthly party from the 2KC crew. Deep house, techno and special guest C.G. on saxophone for some deep, deep sax. Brand new set, too. 10pm til late, no cover.
      Nightlife | C's | on Sat Aug 12, 2017
    • 2017-08-11 Finished

      Get Your Brit On

      A night of British indie rock and pop at dive-bar darling C's. DJs Jam Jar, Beardslap, and Mike Ward will be on the decks playing your favorite 90's anthems. Party starts at 10pm goes till late. Free entry.
      Nightlife | C's | on Fri Aug 11, 2017
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