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Eat, drink, party, party, party this February. Bring on the Year of the Rooster. Here's your
calendar for this month's major happenings.
  • NFL Super Bowl LI Party

    The BREW in the Kerry center hosts their annual Super Bowl tailgating party. Starts 7am with breakfast buffet leading up to the big event. 3,800rmb nett will get you a table of 10, including buffet breakfast, free-flow craft beer, soft...
    • Nightlife, Sports | The BREW | Mon Feb 6
    • 2017-02-06 Finished
  • Super Bowl LI

    6am the doors open and kick-off is at 7.25am. 168rmb entrance fee including breakfast and coffee until 10am. There will also be a lucky draw and Super Bowl squares are already going on in all Big Bamboo locations. The Hongqiao location...
  • Super Bowl @ Camel Puxi

    The Camel hosts the big game in their newly renovated space, now with more screens then ever before, including one on the smoking terrace. Hot coffee and breakfast served from 6am. For those who prefer a tipple, there’s 20 craft beers on...
  • Movie Night Series: 'Pulp Fiction'

    The Pearl's movie nights screens Tarantino's neo-noir black comedy crime film classic Pulp Fiction . They're throwing it up on the big screen, no cover, and with a burgers deal to accompany it all night long. Royale with cheese? Starts...
    • Community, Nightlife | The Pearl | Tue Feb 7
    • 2017-02-07 Finished
  • CinemQ 13: Orgasm

    "Make a face and touch yourself. Doesn't that feel good?" Umm... yeah? Give yourself over to pleasure as CinemQ rubs you into action with a sensual mixtape of short films to excite your eyes and stimulate your soul. Glittering...
  • Gaelforce Dance

    Produced by Michael Durkan and choreographed by Richard Griffin, Gaelforce Dance is a highly acclaimed show that expertly weaves intricate choreography, thundering rhythms, enchanting melodies, and a compelling storyline into a stirring...
  • Cafe Lanai

    “Tropical textures with the more subdued strains of house and disco, as well as bits of dark-tinted R&B,” says XLR8R. Sounds like a hip evening at the 'tang. Cafe Lanai is a duo in paradise. Sound tropical. 60rmb cover. Starts 9.30pm.
    • Nightlife | YYT | Fri Feb 10
    • 2017-02-10 Finished
  • Popasuda pres. The Mighty Junior Revelation

    Popasuda returns to Dada, with the return of reggae sensation Junior Revelation. Expect a live reggae set, done in proper Jamaican style, with Skinny Brown playing Global Vibes, Reggae, and Dancehall all night. No entry fee. Starts at 10pm.
    • Nightlife | Dada | Fri Feb 10
    • 2017-02-10 Finished
  • KFK pres. Tony Woods

    A seasoned veteran in the comedy business, Tony is recognized not only by fans but by his peers as one of the best and most engaging comedians in the business. Tony’s recent appearances Comedy Central Presents Tony Woods, Comedy Central...
  • Snap! Get Your Heart Out

    Snap! Shanghai brings you LGBTQS-themed monthly events. February, they return to Daliah presenting a Valentine's-ish to-do. Dressing up is encouraged. Get your heart out, Shanghai. Happy hour from 10pm to 11pm.
    • Nightlife | Daliah | Fri Feb 10
    • 2017-02-10 Finished
  • Swing Night – Old Shanghai Jazz Band Live

    Ladies and gentlemen, The Pearl and the glamorous jazz band Old Shanghai invite you to a 1920s swing night in the cabaret club. A jazz quartet with a gimmick, the band performs mixes of modern rock and pop songs in a vintage style. The...
    • Nightlife | The Pearl | Fri Feb 10
    • 2017-02-10 Finished
  • Shiny Shoes x Co:Motion pres. Manuel Fischer

    Co:Motion, not so fresh off a steamy New Years' rave and a long, late acid trip with Kontra-Musik, team up with house maestros Shiny Shoes (who rocked our socks with Jane Fitz last month) to present one of Switzerland's top new talents -...
  • Fever Saturday

    Feeling the need to kick-start healthy habits after Chinese New Year? The ones you didn't manage to kick-start after New Year? Their February theme "Love Your Body" means Lizzy's is teaming up with top coaches from Running Cat and VERSUS...
  • Venetian Carnival

    MVP hosts a night of mystery and fantasy on the Bund. They're celebrating the Italian festival,"Il Carnevale di Venezia" -- a masquerade party. Dress code: Glamorous. Elegant. Venetian masks at the entrance. No cover until 12.30am if you...
    • Nightlife | Bar Rouge | Sat Feb 11
    • 2017-02-11 Finished
  • The Pearl Talent Auditions

    The Pearl invites talented performers to audition for their Shanghai-unique shows. Dancers, comedians, and singers, MCs, acrobats, aerialists, pole dancers, or any special talents should bring their best acts from 1pm to 4pm to try out...
    • Arts, Community | The Pearl | Sun Feb 12
    • 2017-02-12 Finished
  • 'Rolls & Roses' Cheuffeur, Spa, Dinner Package

    Rolls & Roses package at The Peninsula treats loving couples to a day of pampering and all-inclusive service. Guests will first be picked up from any location within the Shanghai area by the bespoke Peninsula Rolls Royce. Upon arrival at...
  • Elegant French Valentine’s Day

    Jean-Georges presents a sumptuous feast merging tasty cuisine and creativity. Five-course Valentine’s Day Early Bird Dinner, 998rmb per person, available from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. 6-course Valentine’s Day Dinner, 1498rmb per person,...
  • Joe Satriani

    One of the world’s most famous guitarists Joe Satriani plays Shanghai. An instructor to the greats — Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Rick Hunolt, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons — Satriani is recognized the world over for one of the greatest ever...
  • GOC A Love Letter from the Rhine

    With a history dating back to the 19th century, the world famous Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne, Germany are presenting a romantic program of classical music for Valentine’s Day. ‘A Love Letter from the Rhine’ is Beethoven’s “Violin...
  • 'Romance of a Lifetime' Valentine's Dinner

    The most romantic table in town. On Valentine’s Day, surprise your loved one with dinner in a Shanghai landmark. Private dinner, violin session, gorgeous flowers and exceptional champagnes. The Cupola Romance of a Lifetime Package:...
    • Dining | Cupola | Tue Feb 14
    • 2017-02-14 Finished
  • Movie Night Series: 'Titanic'

    For Valentine's Day, The Pearl screens tear-jerker classic Titanic , the 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed by James Cameron. It... doesn't end well. Your heart will go on though, Shanghai. Free entry. 8pm start....
    • Community, Nightlife | The Pearl | Tue Feb 14
    • 2017-02-14 Finished
  • Valentine's Day

    The Fellas has you sorted for that fine Bund view and a set meal Italian style for Valentine's Day. 1,188rmb per couple. Call ahead for reservations. Full menu on the flyer. Available from 5.30pm.
  • 'Minimalism': Green Drinks February Film Screening

    How might your life be better with less? Green Initiatives' 71st film screening, Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things , examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from...
  • Techina Tour: Periphery + Abstracts

    Washington, D.C. progressive metal disruptors Periphery are supported by Japanese metalcore outfit Abstracts for the Shanghai stop of their China tour. Forward progression defines Periphery’s trajectory. Since the release of 2010’s...
  • Madeon 2017

    French songwriter, record producer, musician Madeon is known for his high profile collaborations with deadmau5, Lady Gaga, and Ellie Goulding. He’s bringing his cache of catchy nu disco beats and the trademark energetic performances to...
  • I Love '80s

    Unico and MVP host an 80s night party at the pan-Latin club on the Bund. "Tease your hair, wear your favorite puffy sleeves, oversized shirts and don’t forget your legendary Converse to dance all night long with your favorite timeless...
    • Nightlife | Unico | Fri Feb 17
    • 2017-02-17 Finished
  • Cabaret Show: 'Cupid & Naughty Cherub'

    The Pearl invites you to experience a cabaret show unlike anything in Shanghai. Miss Lulu Galore's sexy and sassy Cupid (along with a bevy of beautiful but naughty cherubs) are here to help you celebrate Valentine's Month the right way....
    • Arts, Nightlife | The Pearl | Daily until Feb 18
    • 2017-02-17 Finished
  • SHFT. pres. Herobust

    Big trap warehouse party from SHFT. "With hits like “Skurt Reynolds” and countless other remixes to his name, Herobust has everything he needs to bring some heavy fire and bass to the ice cold winter of Shanghai." 200rmb cover. Starts...
  • S.T.D. pres. Onra [Live]

    Globetrotting producer Onra has staked his claim as one of the most exciting beat-makers of the past few years, thanks to releases like the 80's Funk beat album Long Distance, various Boogie edits and his Chinoiseries collections (made...
    • Nightlife | M64 Club | Sat Feb 18
    • 2017-02-18 Finished
  • ShanghaiLGBT 1st Drag King Party and Competition

    It's time... for the first ever party to celebrate Drag Kings of Shanghai. Roxie and ShanghaiLGBT present the inauguration of the Drag King Party & Competition. Kings reign supreme as they compete in a catwalk for prizes and the coveted...
    • Nightlife | Roxie | Sat Feb 18
    • 2017-02-18 Finished
  • Nicky Romero 2017

    Dutch EDM superstar Nicky Romero returns to Shanghai for another session of EDM bangers at M2. At the young age of 25 he has already dropped #1 tracks with Avicii, remixed Zedd and Calvin Harris, and produced songs for Rihanna and...
    • Nightlife | M2 | Sat Feb 18
    • 2017-02-18 Finished
  • Kristjan Järvi Performs In the Mystical Land of Kaydara

    Representing the next generation of classical music interpretation, Kristjan Järvi has “earned a reputation as one of the canniest, and most innovative, programmers on the classical scene,” according to Reuters. Curating and conducting...
  • Commune Market X naked HUB

    Commune Market returns in February to naked Hub in Xintiandi. Expect a cavalcade of talented designers, crafts-people and culinary artists, coming together to celebrate community spirit. On offer: hand craft jewelry, accessories,...
  • Synesthesia 1st Anniversary Party

    Trance kids celebrate one year in the books with a blowout psytrance night at Dada. Special decor, a full card of DJs, and a long trip into the morning. Wear comfortable shoes. Traaaaacers. 10pm. No entry fee.
    • Nightlife | Dada | Sat Feb 18
    • 2017-02-18 Finished
  • Space Out! Jean Michel Jarre

    This month's Space Out! album was chosen by Nik HilP (Discosmic Adventure). Jean-Michel Jarre - “Les Concerts en Chine” (1982). JMJ was the first Western musician invited to perform in post-Mao China, in 1981. His concerts in Beijing and...
  • Zedd

    Zedd's a Russian DJ and electro-house producer who was plucked from (relative) obscurity when he won two Beatport remix competitions, and then when his first release was catapulted into Beatport's top 20. He went on to remix Skrillex's...
  • Big Debates - 'Climate Change Is Not a Serious Problem'

    Shanghai's recreational debate club returns to The Camel to tackle another heated topic: "Are you For the motion? Against the motion? Undecided? Come and throw your perspective into the theatre of ideas. Or sit back and see if anyone can...
  • British Invasion feat. The Japanese Beatles

    The Fab Four from the Far East return to The Pearl with another night of nostalgic big beat music. It's a swinging '60s party at the cabaret club with live Beatles classics on stage throughout the night. Dress the part. Groovy baby....
    • Nightlife | The Pearl | Fri Feb 24
    • 2017-02-24 Finished
  • Shanghai and Seoul Night

    Yuyintang welcomes Manju Pocket from Seoul, Korea in an eclectic night of rock. Support from Shanghai based bands Galēən (Split Pants), Limousine, and Dahlia Rosea. Starts at 8pm.
    • Nightlife | YYT | Fri Feb 24
    • 2017-02-24 Finished
  • ShangHorrorFest Part 1

    A night for fans of horror films and heavy music. ShangHorrorFest features the cream of Shanghai's metal bands crop -- Machinery of Other Skeletons, Thy Blood, Hitobashira, and Crying Scarecrow -- laying down a show after the 8pm...
  • Daniel Harding and London Symphony Orchestra I

    One of the world’s most famous and acclaimed orchestras led by Daniel Harding. Born in Oxford, began his career assisting Sir Simon Rattle at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, with which he made his professional debut in 1994....
  • Bass Music Party at the New Amber

    A night of booming bass at the new incarnation of Amber Lounge on Nanjing Lu (next to Windows Garage). A bunch of DJs throwing down "with musical elements like hip hop, Trap, hardtrap and brostep." Brostep party. 100rmb entry fee,...
  • Sergei Krylov

    Famous Russian violinist and conductor Sergei Krylov performs in Shanghai. Since 2008, Sergej Krylov has combined his solo career with the work of a conductor. In this capacity he has collaborated with such orchestras as the English...