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This Week's Tickets: Paul Van Dyk, Cinzano Anniversary, and a Whole Bunch of Theater
By Nov 13, 2017 Nightlife
We're in store for some wonderful (ticketed) diversions this weekend, with the anticipated return of trance music icon PVD, the Euphoria EU electronic music showcase, Broadway smash Jersey Boys, and more. Get yourself sorted for pre-sale tickets now and save yourself some scratch at the door. Details to these shows and more after the jump.


Tuesday, November 14 to Sunday, November 19

Daily until Nov 19 2017

Aaron Goldberg Trio with Special Guest
 Joe Lovano

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

Saxophone mastery on stage at a world class jazz venue. Grammy-winner Lovano "delivers an award-worthy performance every time out,” according to the Wall Street Journal. This horn legend is joining the Aaron Goldberg Trio, also heralded by The Boston Globe for a night of pyrotechnics in modern jazz music. Not to be missed for people looking for a deep sax performance. Please note: SmartTicket is handling the entry tickets for the event. There is also a 100rmb food and / or beverage consumption charged per guest upon arrival. Tickets available here.

Friday, November 17

on Fri Nov 17 2017

Paul Van Dyk

Linx - 2/F, 98 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Liulin Lu

One of the world’s most famous DJs, and a perennial Shanghai favorite, Paul Van Dyk returns to Linx. Van Dyk has been ranked in the Top 10 of DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs since 1998, and was ranked at Number 1 in 2005 and 2006. He was also the first artist every to receive a Grammy nomination in Best Dance/Electronic Album. Always a packed out party so get your pre-sale tickets now. Tickets available right here.

Daily until Nov 19 2017

Joja Wendt: ‘The Art of the Impossible’

Shanghai Children's Art Theatre - 800 Miaojiang Lu, near Xizang Nan Lu

Joja Wendt began playing piano at age four, and went on to graduate from the Manhattan School of Music. In 1990, Wendt joined blues and rock legend Joe Cocker on tour, and developed his own style, which is a mix of jazz, classical music, ballads, and the rhythms of rock. This virtuoso of many different styles has won the Louis Armstrong Award and been the top-selling pianist in Germany. He’s in town for five multimedia piano performances — a must-see for fans of modern keys. Tickets available right here.

Saturday, November 18

on Sat Nov 18 2017

Euphoria – Celebrating Free Movement of People, Ideas, and Sounds

Arkham - B1/F, 168 Julu Lu, near Ruijin Yi Lu

The Delegation of the European Union to China hosts "Euphoria", a series of electronic music events across China. Starting on November 18 in Shanghai at Arkham, Euphoria kicks off with the synth-wave sounds of France’s College. His remarkable theme song for the hit film Drive, “A Real Hero”, was one of the biggest tracks of 2011, and his latest album is fittingly titled “Shanghai”. He’s joined by Warsaw-born globetrotting DJ and sound designer Tomasz Guiddo whose releases on Tim Sweeney’s Beats in Space. Also joining is Amsterdam resident Marcel Vogel, widely known for his labels Lumberjacks from Hell and Intimate Friends. Supported by Fake Music Media. Tickets available right here.

Sunday, November 19

on Sun Nov 19 2017

Campari Group: Cinzano 260th Anniversary Celebration

InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin - 118 Ruijin Er Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu

Campari Group will hold its first China event to celebrate the 260th anniversary of sparkling wine brand Cinzano – an opportunity to sample the Italian way of life in Shanghai. Located in the leafy environment of the Ruijin Intercontinental Hotel, guests will be able to relax on the lawn and enjoy a showing “La Dolce Vita”, live jazz music, and lawn games. The Italian atmosphere will be supported by a number of famous Italian brands – including shoe company Superga, iconic scooter company Vespa, and vintage clothes store Vintage 1961. Tickets will include five glasses of sparkling wine and one glass of Negroni. Guests can also get a champagne glass as a gift. Tickets available right here.


The high season for theater in Shanghai continues with Broadway-traveled productions of Jersey Boys now showing and West Wide Story opening later this month. Local theater is still riding the seas of the Huangpu with The Titanic Experience, and Akash Odedra Company's Rising is in the midst of their run as well. Click on the above links for show details and ticketing information for those.

Lastly, if you're looking for something saucier, don't forget to check out what cabaret / burlesque clubs Candor have on for the week. It's all in the tease...


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