Tuesday, September 30 Still in Shanghai for the holiday? Take a trip to the Zhujiajio Water Village and their world music festival. Bands from China, Korea and France will be performing during this weeks’ festival. Check out the festival’s home page for details on bands and how to get there.
At Zhujiajio water village 朱家角水世界, about an hours’ car drive from central Shanghai
Wednesday, October 1 Celebrate China’s National Day at Bulldog Pub. For a cover of RMB 100 you get a t-shirt, a CD and free flow of all standard drinks. We’re feeling patriotic already. From 11 PM.
At, 1 Wulumuqi South Road, near Dongping Road, 乌鲁木齐南路1号, 近东平路
Thursday, October 2 Head to opening evening of the three days long NOTCH Festival, a cooperation between Nordic and Shanghainese audiovisual artists. According to the organizers the music genres span from Jazz, Improvisation, Electro-acoustic, Psychedelic Folk, Sound Art, Avant Garde Rock, Indie Pop to Ambient / Minimal Techno. A one day ticket is RMB 80, 50 for students, tickets can be booked through their home page.
At 669 Guiguo Road, near Qinjiang Road 桂果路669号, 近钦江路
Friday, October 3 Go retro at Mural’s 70s style disco, with DJ Thomas in the booth. The prize for best disco costume is a bottle of Smirnoff Vodka. Entrance is RMB 100, with open bar.
At 697 Yongjia Road, near Hengshan Road, 永嘉路697号, 近衡山路
Saturday, October 4 It’s time for Antidote party at the Shelter, with North American DJs Hatchmatik and Enso. Dress: Like North American Scum. From 10 PM, cover RMB 30. Find out more here.
At, 5 Yongfu Road, near Fuxing Lu,永福路5号, 近复兴路
Sunday, October 5 Relax at LOgO’s weekly jam sessions, bring a good mood and an instrument if you have one. No cover. From 9 PM.
At, 13 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road, 幸福路13号, 近法华镇路