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The Shelter

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Basement of
5 Yongfu Lu,
near Fuxing Xi Lu


Xuhui 徐汇


Shanghai Library, 5 mins. walk


Wed-Sat, 9pm-late




Door charge for special events



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Editor's Description
Last updated: August 28, 2013

Stalwart of the underground dance music scene, The Shelter provides a forum for both locally-based independent electronic artists and DJs, and new international alternative dance acts. A converted bomb shelter, the club is dark, sweaty, black, loud, and thumping. Virtually every single Shanghai independent promoter has a weekly or monthly party therein, and so music ranges on a given night from Reggae to IDM to Drum n Bass to Electro to Hip Hop. Drinks are cheap (for real cheap) and cover ranges from 10rmb to 50rmb depending on whose playing.

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Future sounds, footwork, and bass heavy tracks in the bomb shelter as Red Bull Music Academy returns with three alumni from the academy, Japan's Yosi Horikawa and Daisuke, plus Faded Ghost a.k.a. ChaCha, as well as Aivilox B2B Howell. Cover is 60rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
On Sat 31 at The Shelter

Long-running drum and bass night Sweatshop brings in Big Loco from the Westsiiiiide. Hailing from Chengdu, this producer/promoter has a hand in a lot of the underground parties happening out there. Support from Siesta, Monk, and MC Jado. Cover is 30rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
On Sat 07 at The Shelter



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