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    • ADDRESS:
      115 Xingfu Lu,
      near Fahuazhen Lu
      幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
    • PHONE:
      150 0018 2212
    • AREA:
      Changning
    • METRO:
      10 mins walk from Jiaotong University
    • HOURS:
      Wed-Sat, 8pm-late
    • CARDS:
      None
    • WEB:
      -
    • SmartShanghai.com Editor's Description
      Dada is a classic Shanghai dive bar / small-club that has local DJs spinning house and underground dance music Thursday-Saturday. Situated in the middle of Xingfu Lu, it caters to a younger Chinese and expat crowd in a comfortable, pretentious-free environment. Drinks are cheap (30-40rmb), there's ample lounge seating, and music varies from night to night depending on whose playing. The club is managed by a Shanghai-based independent promoter, so expect the DJ/music crowd lounging therein. They've got deals on Vedett, Beer Lao, cheap Tiger drafts, cheap mixes, and changing drink specials. Friday and Saturday are always busy by midnight, whereas Thursdays are totally hit or miss. Recommended.
    • Antidote pres. Summer of Haze + Guests

      Evil beats from Mother Russia with the Dada invasion of Summer of Haze + Love Cult + Sergey Saburov + Hyperboloid Records Russia. Colder waves, deeper vibes, darker tones. FFO: Salem and witch house. Gonna be mean....
      Nightlife | Dada | today |
    • Popasuda: Hello Summer

      Skinny Brown has been playing dancehall long before Rihanna, Bieber, and Drake made it Top 40. Like Drake, Skinny Brown hails from Toronto, and he spins everything from underground African rave music to Indian trap...
      Nightlife | Dada | on Fri Jun 3, 2016 |
    • Synth Crush!

      ARP Omni-2 worship at the Synth Crush event at Dada. DJs, Illsee, Ludvic Orlando, and Velvet Robot kick out synthwave and fat basslines, covering genres of dark wave, cold wave, industrial, shoegaze. Get sad on that...
      Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Jun 18, 2016 |

    ARCHIVED EVENTS

    • 2016-05-14 Finished

      One Day Only Vinyl Sale

      Diggin' for vinyl gems Saturday afternoon at Dada on Xingfu Lu. Joe from Kook Music is bringing over 10,000 7" records straight from Germany, all for 10rmb each. First come, first serve. Runs 3pm-8pm. No cover.
      Community | Dada | on Sat May 14, 2016 |
    • 2016-05-12 Finished

      Antonio Gram (Ex-Reptile Retard)

      Danish dude Antonio Gram from Reptile Retard -- the rock act who crushed the Zhujiazhao festival back in '09, climbing in trees while playing guitar and everything -- is back in town with a new solo project. Should be...
      Nightlife | Dada | on Thu May 12, 2016 |
    • 2016-05-07 Finished

      Discosmic Adventure

      Monthly night for italo, disco, boogie, electrofunk, proto-house, and "outernational sounds" returns to classic dive bar Dada. No Top40, EDM, or hip hop here. Music by Nik Hilp, YX, and Velvet Robot. No cover, cheap...
      Nightlife | Dada | on Sat May 7, 2016 |
    • 2016-05-06 Finished

      Minimalist: Will A, Lean B2B

      House, techno, and acid traxxxxx all night long by Will A playing back to back with Lean, the dude who runs those Meat & Bone videocasts. Always a good, busy dancefloor workout. Goes 10pm-late. Never any cover here.
      Nightlife | Dada | on Fri May 6, 2016 |
    • 2016-05-02 Finished

      Disco Juice

      Classic dive bar Dada does a night of disco, funk, and proto-house with Willy Mac (Meat&Bone) and Lazy Susan at the controls. Cheap drinks, cheap thrills. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Nightlife | Dada | on Mon May 2, 2016 |
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