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This Week’s Tickets: Jazz, Movies with Live Orchestra, Stallion Festival, INTERVALS, and C&G
By Sep 10, 2018 Nightlife
The flood of live music continues this week in many forms, from straight-up concerts to movies with live soundtracks and a big blow-out of a music festival out in Pudongland. Jazz at Lincoln Center brings the Aaron Goldberg Trio with Jennifer Sanon for post-bop jamming, British superstar DUA LIPA lands at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, the Shanghai Oriental Art Center does back-to-back movies with live orchestral accompaniment, the Stallion World Music Festival blows through with steppe-rock, Canadian prog-metal band INTERVALS hit Yuyintang, and Concrete & Grass blows up the rubgy pitch with piles of international and underground favorites. Phew!


Daily until Sep 16 2018

Aaron Goldberg Trio with Jennifer Sanon

Jazz at Lincoln Center Shanghai - 4/F, 139 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Jiangxi Zh...

Aaron Goldberg is an American jazz pianist described by The New York Times as a "post-bop pianist of exemplary taste and range," with five albums to his name as a solo artist a host of collaborations with the likes of Joshua Redman, Wynton Marsalis, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and Guillermo Klein, among others. Tickets here!

on Wed Sep 12 2018


National Exhibition and Convention Center - 333 Songze Da Dao, near Yingang Dong Lu

British superstar singer-songwriter Dua Lipa is bringing her hotly-anticipated debut tour to Guangzhou and Shanghai in September. Now the most streamed female artist on Spotify, and hot off 8 weeks on UK's #1 for "One Kiss" with Calvin Harris. Tickets here!

on Thu Sep 13 2018

The English Patient Live with Orchestra

SHOAC - 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Shiji Dadao

In the very early days of film, movie soundtracks were performed live in the cinema, sometimes just by piano, sometimes by a full orchestra. Keeping with that legacy, the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Ernest Van Tiel and with Eleanor Grant as soprano, will be performing a live accompaniment 1996's Academy Award-winning romantic war drama. .Tickets here!

Daily until Sep 16 2018

Stallion World Music Festival

MIFA 1862 - 1777 Binjang Dadao, near Jimo Lu

The Stallion World Music Festival brings steppe-rock straight out of Tuva, once of the most isolated places on the planet, during the Soviet era, with three rock bands re-imagining their musical heritage. Tickets here!

on Fri Sep 14 2018

Titanic Live with Orchestra

SHOAC - 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Shiji Dadao

the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Ernest Van Tiel and with Clara Sanabras as soprano, will be performing a live accompaniment of James Cameron's 1997 romantic epic, which follows Jack and Rose as they overcome social classes to engage in a whirlwind love affair aboard the most famous cruise liner of all time..Tickets here!

Daily until Sep 16 2018

Concrete & Grass 2018

Rugby Football Club - 2700 Zhangyang Bei Lu, near Wuzhou Da Dao

Split Works' seminal festival experience Concrete & Grass reoccupies the Shanghai Rugby Field for two days in September, bringing in 60+ acts including the king of reggaeton Daddy Yankee ("Despacito" and "Gasolina" to name a few), fast-rising rappers YBN Nahmir and Rico Nasty, legendary Japanese underground figure Jun Togawa, shoegaze pioneers Slowdive, the ‘Japanese Jamiroquai’ SUCHMOS, American avant garde composer and producer Oneohtrix Point Never and more, more, more. Tickets here!

on Sat Sep 15 2018


YYT - 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance ...

Canadian progressive metal act INTERVALS, led by guitarist Aaron Marshall, have been working on the follow up to their 2015 studio album "The Shape of Colour," finally dropping "The Way Forward" in late 2017. Their guitar-driven sound samples a bit of everything. Tickets here!


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