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April showers bring... plenty of opportunities to get blasted in Shanghai. Or you know... opportunities to partake in community, sports, and dining events.
  • Wooozy Offline and Genome pres. Gaika

    London-based Gaika Tavares plays powerful, adventurous dancehall - electronic gospel music for the church of technology. It’s political, observant, relevant, but also gloriously danceable. The Brixton-based producer and singer has been...
    • Nightlife | Dada | Sat Apr 15
    • 2017-04-15 Finished
  • Wooozy Offline and Genome pres. Why Be + Rui Ho

    Radically undefinable. Sounds that span 2000 years, from Song Dynasty poetry to the ambient noise of future mega-cities. Club music that is hectic, cathartic and space/time collapsing. Wooozy Offline and Genome present Why Be and Rui Ho....
    • Nightlife | Dada | Sun Apr 2
    • 2017-04-02 Finished
  • A Knock Out 6- Charity Boxing & Kickboxing Event

    Boxing gym Aboro Academy's A Knock Out event returns, matching participants from a 12 week training programs against fighters from other gyms. Vendors will offer food and drinks. Tickets are 100rmb. Proceeds go to the Aboro Foundation,...
    • Community, Sports & Recreation | Aboro Academy | Sun Apr 2
    • 2017-04-02 Finished
  • Ottensamer and Tan Lihua Perform Weber

    The Austrian clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer has captured audiences and critics alike with the singular beauty of tone that he coaxes from the instrument. For this special Shanghai performance, he’ll be collaborating with acclaimed...
  • SHFT. pres. Josh Pan

    OWSLA’s very own Josh Pan (LA) links up with the SHFT for a five-city run through China. Singed to Shrillex'a label, his sound is a mix of dark trap to "full turn up" with his own unique style. Sounds youthful. 80rmb pre-sale ; 120rmb...
    • Nightlife | Dada | Mon Apr 3
    • 2017-04-03 Finished
  • Juan Carmona - International Flamenco Live

    Unico welcomes multi-awarded musician, Juan Carmona, one of the greatest flamenco artists globally, accompanied by his band. He is at the intersection between musical modernity and the oldest and liveliest flamenco traditions of...
    • Nightlife | Unico | Wed Apr 5
    • 2017-04-05 Finished
  • Movie Night Series: 'Dirty Dancing' 30th Anniversary

    Nobody puts Baby in the corner. The Pearl screens and '80s classic for their Movie Night, putting Dirty Dancing up on the big screen on the 30th anniversary of its release. You'll have the time of your life. Showing starts at 8pm. No...
    • Community, Nightlife | The Pearl | Wed Apr 5
    • 2017-04-05 Finished
  • Tony Junior

    Dutch DJ and producer Tony Junior brings that big room spazz-out Dutch EDM sound to M2. Expect a much-more-high night from this EDM / Dubstep / Electro house purveyor — you might know him from his 2015 collabo with Tiesto “Get Down”...
    • Nightlife | M2 | Thu Apr 6
    • 2017-04-06 Finished
  • Michelin Starred Guest Chef Max Stiegl

    One of the world’s finest chefs visits the kitchens of VUE Restaurant at Hyatt on the Bund this month. Max Stiegl is the youngest chef ever to be awarded a Michelin Star, winning his first at the age of just 20. Since then, he’s been...
  • Shanghai Fashion Week

    Shanghai Fashion Week returns with China and the world's fashion designers showing their wares, defining what we're all going to be wearing for the next year or so. View the entire schedule right here . Suffer for fashion, Shanghai.
    • Arts, Community, Nightlife | SmSh Territory | Daily until Apr 14
    • 2017-04-07 Finished
  • Shanghai Formula 1 Grand Prix

    From April 7 to April 9, the F1 Grand Prix returns to Shanghai with all your favorite racing teams and celebrity drivers doing 56 laps on a 5.5km circuit shaped like the Chinese character "上" ("Shang"). Head on down to check out the...
  • Fashion For All

    Shanghai Fashion Week Fashion for All is a livestreaming and virtual reality experience featuring an exhibition of the favorite pieces from past season’s of Shanghai Fashion Week. The exhibition transpires from April 7 to April 13, 2pm...
  • Stage: ‘The Ugly One’

    Lette thought he was normal. When the extent of his ugliness is revealed he turns to a plastic surgeon for help. But after the bandages come off, Lette soon learns that there is such a thing as too beautiful. “Owing glancing debts to...
  • Giovanni Antonini & Basel Chamber Orchestra

    In the 30 years of its existence, the Basel Chamber Orchestra has developed into one of the leading chamber orchestras on the international music scene. Nowadays invitations to the most important concert arenas and festivals of the...
    • Arts | SHOAC | Fri Apr 7
    • 2017-04-07 Finished
  • Jay Hardway

    This youngster from south of Holland, Jay Hardway is bringing the EDM banger craziness to Shanghai. With his career just taking off, this DJ / producer is know for his collaborations with wonderboy Martin Garrix. The pair have been...
  • Dimitri Vegas

    Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike’s path from celebrated DJs to dominating the electronic music scene has been a constant, upward trajectory. This year saw the duo claim the prestigious #1 position in DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll, voted for by fans...
    • Nightlife | M2 | Fri Apr 7
    • 2017-04-07 Finished
  • Jasmine Li's Birthday Bash

    Celia's boss lady celebrates her birthday with a fu8ll DJ line-up of friends. Tech house till the wee hours from Shanghai DJs. 100rmb entry fee, includes a drink. 11.30pm.
  • Major Lazer Live in Shanghai

    The dancehall-inspired trio comprised of Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire will be bringing their diverse sound to MYST on April 8. Catch Major Lazer just before their fourth studio album Music is the Weapon is released. Big tings,...
  • Sofar Sounds Shanghai April 2017

    Sofar Sounds (or Songs from a Room) is a global community where music lovers and artists come together to experience music in an intimate setting at a secret concert. The events started in London in March 2009 by Rafe Offer, Rocky Start...
  • Springfest Frühlingsfest 2017

    Shanghai Tattoo and the guys at Zapfler are teaming up to bring you Frühlingsfest 2017. Zapfler will be providing their handcrafted beers, mixed drinks with healthy alternative energy drink Heike Mate as well as Pretzels and BBQ...
    • Community, Dining, Nightlife | Shanghai Tattoo | Sat Apr 8
    • 2017-04-08 Finished
  • Yellow Claw

    Dutch party phenom Yellow Claw makes their Shanghai return. A DJ trio from Amsterdam, Yellow Claw first exploded into the scene after founding their Thursday night party at the Jimmy Woo, which quickly gained a reputation as being one of...
    • Nightlife | M2 | Sat Apr 8
    • 2017-04-08 Finished
  • ‘Star Man’ David Bowie Tribute Show

    Shanghai-based musicians are back up on stage again at The Pearl tributing the life and music of Ziggy Stardust. Bowie’s glam rock years are celebrated by this talented group of musicians, with all the hits performed live — “Space...
    • Nightlife | The Pearl | Sat Apr 8
    • 2017-04-08 Finished
  • Shanghai Ballet: ‘Swan Lake’

    The world class Shanghai Ballet with British choreographer Derek Deane present a large scale version of this classic ballet piece — 48 gracefully dancing swans instead of the usual 16. Derek has created work for The Royal Ballet,...
  • Hardwell: Official Heineken F1 After-Party

    Music maturity came swiftly for the now seasoned-veteran Robbert van de Corput, better known as Hardwell. At the age of 25, the young Dutch titan was crowned World’s #1 DJ in the 2013 DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll, a feat he went on to repeat...
  • The Code 20 & M1NT pres. ‘The Forbidden City: Shanghai' F1 After-Party

    The official F1 Grand Prix after-party is back on at M1NT, with all the celebrity drivers (and general celebrities) hob-knobbing with the Bund crowd on the 24th floor. This year's party has the theme "Forbidden City: Shanghai", which is...
    • Nightlife | M1NT | Sun Apr 9
    • 2017-04-09 Finished
  • Broadway Musical: 'Wicked - The Untold Story'

    Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, an...
  • Ute Lemper and SSO ‘The Nine Secrets’

    German singer Ute Lemper, a veteran of film, stage, as well as French chansons, is renowned for her interpretation of the work of Kurt Weill and her numerous roles in musicals including Chicago in both London and New York, which won her...
  • Cages 4v4 Soccer League Part 2

    Cages indoor sports and bar facility adds a second 4-a-side soccer league. Games will be played on Tuesday nights and there will be food and drink deals on for all participants. Hit up the cagessports WeChat account on the flyer below to...
  • Samuel Beckett: 'Malone Dies'

    Local theater troupe Shanghai Shakespeare has been authorized by the estate of Nobel Prize winning playwright Samuel Beckett to perform an original adaptation of Beckett's 1956 novel, "Malone Dies." Malone, elderly and impotent, confined...
    • Arts | SmSh Territory | Every Thu, Fri, Sat until Apr 22
    • 2017-04-13 Finished
  • 'The True Cost': Green Drinks April Film Screening

    During Fashion Week, Green Initiatives screens The True Cost, a 2015 documentary film by Andrew Morgan about the fast fashion industry (with Mandarin subtitles). The entrance fee is 50rmb for registered guests and that includes snacks,...
  • Alcest 'Kodama' China Tour 2017

    New Noise invites French blackgazers Alcest back to China to present their new album Kodama . Alcest has been widely praised for innovating metal music by adding translucent acoustic guitars, sky-shaking thunderheads of distortion, and...
    • Nightlife | MAO LH | Fri Apr 14
    • 2017-04-14 Finished
  • Shanghai Fashion Weekend

    In this run-up series of events to Shanghai Fashion Week proper, guests are invited to a three-day immersive fashion and pop culture exhibition. Special talks, performances, interactive workshops, pop-up fashion shows, musical events,...
  • Easter Bunnies Brunch

    The Kerry Hotel hosts an Easter Brunch for the whole family at their three F&B venues, featuring an Easter egg hunt, a bouncy castle, and face painting. The COOK: Brunch service from 11.30am to 2.30pm, price at 368rmb per adult and...
    • Dining | Kerry Hotel | Daily until Apr 16
    • 2017-04-15 Finished
  • Split Works pres. Cloud Nothings

    Ohio indie rock band Cloud Nothings makes their Shanghai debut at Yuyintang. The band is in town behind their latest album, 2017's Life Without Sound . Expect some jangly, indie rawk tunage. Lao Ayi on support duties. 120rmb...
    • Nightlife | YYT | Sat Apr 15
    • 2017-04-15 Finished
  • Classical Easter Concert

    The Anemoi Trio, named after the Greek gods of wind, was formed in August 2013 in Shanghai, China. All three members met while freelancing with local orchestras and through their teaching profession at various International Schools in...
    • Arts | Glam | Sun Apr 16
    • 2017-04-16 Finished
  • The Spot Easter Funday

    The Spot in Jing'an celebrates Easter "funday" with fun and games for the whole family. Lots of surprises and give-aways all tied together with a buffet brunch of seasonal classics. Adults, 200rmb. Kids 6-12: 100rmb and kids below 6 in...
  • Easter Sunday Brunch

    One of the most lavish brunches in town puts on its Easter face for the yearly feast. ON56 at Grand Hyatt Shanghai is hosting a sumptuous array of sweet and savory delights, along with seasonal fun and games for the kids. 688 net per...
  • Lacrimosa 2017 China Tour

    The ultimate ruler of Dark Wave/Gothic/Orchestra music - the mysterious gothic metal group Lacrimosa returns to Shanghai behind their latest. A perennial Shanghai favorite, the band is known for their collaboration with the London...
    • Nightlife | MAO LH | Wed Apr 19
    • 2017-04-19 Finished
  • East Meets West - AV Show

    el Willy hosts an event for AV insiders, audiophiles, music lovers, makers, models, and consultants. "With wines, musics and dances, here you can reach out to more business opportunities, make friends, enjoy music and nice view. Or you...
    • Community | el Willy | Thu Apr 20
    • 2017-04-20 Finished
  • Happy 420 Deal

    One free famous Charlie's brownie with purchase of any burger. Available at both locations (89 Changshu lu & Jing'an Kerry Centre). An ideal way to celebrate this hallowed day.
  • Round Eye 'Monstervision' EP Release

    Round Eye, China's adopted sons of weirdo punk rock debauchery have signed to Canada's Sudden Death Records: one of North America's longest running punk labels and owned by DOA frontman Joey Shithead. They will be dropping their...
    • Nightlife | YYT | Fri Apr 21
    • 2017-04-21 Finished
  • RE-Tros 'Before the Applause' China Tour

    One of Beijing's biggest bands, Rebuilding the Rights of Statues, returns to Shanghai behind their latest album "Before the Applause". Expect a deep and dark post punk sound a la Bauhaus. One of the biggest bands in China, expect a...
    • Nightlife | MAO LH | Fri Apr 21
    • 2017-04-21 Finished
  • ‘The King of Hani’ - Hani Historial Musical

    “Nuo Ma A Mei” in the Hani language means “the land of the sun”, which represents the dream homeland of the Hani people. This epic dance musical with strong ethnic character depicts to the audience the history of this storied ethnic...
  • Auto Show Shanghai 2017

    Cars, cars, cars, and more cars, and all the beautiful gals draped all over them. As of this year, it's the biggest car show in the world -- it's the Auto Show Shanghai with this year's theme "Innovation & Integration– Reconstruct the...
  • The American Boychoir Concert

    Founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1937, The American Boychoir has long been recognized as one of the finest musical ensembles in the world and has dazzled audiences with its unique blend of musical sophistication, spirited presentation, and...
    • Arts, Community | SHOAC | Fri Apr 21
    • 2017-04-21 Finished
  • Kiko Navarro (DJ Set) and Gabriele Poso (Live)

    Unico welcomes talented international DJ Kiko Navarro together with Gabriele Poso on live percussion for a unique set mixing Afrohouse and electronic percussion. Expect a tasteful, classic house sound paired with live a percussionist for...
    • Nightlife | Unico | Fri Apr 21
    • 2017-04-21 Finished
  • Love Bang Seven-Year Anniversary feat. DJ Earl (Teklife, US)

    Shanghai music and art collective Love Bang celebrate seven years of cartoons, bass, street cats, satire, and parties that rage until dawn. Fresh off an eleven-city China tour, their anniversary goes down at Dada, with surreal decor,...
    • Nightlife | Dada | Sat Apr 22
    • 2017-04-22 Finished
  • New Noise pres. Amiina 'Fantômas' Album Release

    Icelandic post-rock band Amiina make their China debut behind their latest album. Expect minimalist ebbs and flows, with elements of ambient, contemporary classical and electronic samples and loops from their talented group of...
    • Nightlife | MAO LH | Sat Apr 22
    • 2017-04-22 Finished
  • Owen Pallett (Arcade Fire)

    Canadian Owen Pallett has learned to play violin since his childhood, and he gave his first performance when he was 15. Later, he began to love indie pop, and cooperated with many famous indie pop groups, including The Hidden Cameras and...
  • Theatre Production - 'One Day of Monsoon'

    Shanghai Rangmanch ( Shanghai Theatre) is a professional theatre group run by Mukesh sharma . The group aims to promote theater and arts in Shanghai. For one show only, they are presenting One Day of Monsoon , based on Mohan Rakesh's...
  • Feria de Abril

    Returning once again, Donghu Lu Spanish establishment Elefante celebrates Feria de Abril with another big daytime party that runs into the night. Expect live music, food, raffles, alcohol, and lots of people dancing, especially later...
    • Community, Dining | Elefante | Sun Apr 23
    • 2017-04-23 Finished
  • In-Yer-Face Theatre: ‘4:48 PSYCHOSIS’

    4:48 PSYCHOSIS is a play by British playwright Sarah Kane. It was her last work, first staged in June, 2000, nearly one and a half years after Kane's death in 1999. The play is about a person with clinical depression. The one-act piece...
  • Longines Global Champions Tour

    Fans of luxury watches, great hats, and horses jumping over things, this one's for you. The Longines Global Champions Tour brings together the Top 30 ranked show jumpers in the world to compete in prestigious locations around the globe...
  • Big Bamboo Spring Classic

    One of the premiere expat golf events in Shanghai, the Big Bamboo Spring Classic golf tournament returns to the Tianma Country Club in April. Golfers, your 1688rmb ticket includes all day food, drinks, transportation, green fees, goodie...
    • Community, Sports & Recreation | SmSh Territory | Fri Apr 28
    • 2017-04-28 Finished
  • Ido Portal to Aboro Academy: Movement X Workshop

    Movement guru Ido Portal and his team are returning to Shanghai and the Aboro Academy to lead an inspirational and challenging two-day workshop that is bound to change the way the participants think about movement and their own...
    • Community, Wellbeing | Aboro Academy | Daily until Apr 30
    • 2017-04-29 Finished
  • Celia One-Year Anniversary

    Shanghai's favorite after-hours club celebrates one year in the books with just about every tech house / deep house DJ in the city gracing the decks. It's invite only 10pm until midnight -- contact the club to get on the guest list...
  • Strawberry Festival

    Strawberry Festival Shanghai 2017Modern Sky's Strawberry Music Festival is one of the biggest and best in the game, bringing China's best indie, punk, metal, and electro talents to the big stage with a smattering of visitors from Europe,...
    • Nightlife | Expo Park | Daily until May 1
    • 2017-04-29 Finished
  • Opera: Mozart's 'Così fan tutte'

    From the mind of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and conducted by René Jacobs of the Freiburger Barockorchester, Shanghai gets treated to a world class operatic performance. The semi-staged production highlights aspects of Così fan tutte, an...