State of the art, mid-size livehouse run by one of China's biggest indie labels, Modern Sky (the same folks who bring you Strawberry Festival every year). Equipped with excellent sound, lighting, and LCD screens, this is a great place to see one of the many touring acts who pass through Shanghai. The venue is upstairs in a futuristic, open-air shopping mall in a cool Hongkou neighborhood. Just next door you can find their coffee shop and bar and their "lifestyle shop" selling music memorabilia, books, albums, and some cool original clothing. Bookings range from live rock and hip hop to techno and occasional local shows. For a complete list of everything they've got, you can follow their WeChat (ID: ModernSkyLAB上海). You can usually find tickets for their bigger shows on SmartTicket.
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