Shanghaiist lists all the live music performances you might want to check out from now until Sunday this week. For fun things that aren’t live music, take a peek at our Pencil This In (out every Monday!)
Neil Young is turning 64, and “Neo Jung” is celebrating the legendary singer’s birthday by dedicating a night to his music. This should be interesting. We suggest hard core fans dawn the proper Neil-inspired attire.
Cotton’s, 294 Xinhua Lu, near Dingxi Lu.
Dutch trumpet player Eric Vloeiman’s breaking into Shanghai with his newest album, Gatecrash. His music is a fusion of jazz and pop, and apparently he’s a big deal in Holland. Check out his music here!
JZ Club – 46 Fuxing Lu, near Yongfu Lu. No cover.
Escape Route will be performing in Shanghai along their tour around the country.
Mao Livehouse, 570 Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu. 淮海西路570号 近红桥路. Cover ¥50 at door, ¥40 advance tickets.
Come out for an eclectic mix of performers: Black Luna, Candy Shop, Forget and Forgive, and Lei Ren will all be performing at Yuyintang.
1731 Yan’an Xi Lu, Changning, Entrance at Kaixuan Lu. 延安西路1731号, 入口在凯旋路. Cover 40RMB at door, 30RMB advance tickets. To make a reservation, call this number: 13621804341. Starts 9pm.
Steely Heart, already a sensation in Beijing, is heading over to Shanghai. The dance-rock act will be headlining for the first time our city!
LOgO, 13 Xingfu Lu, Changning, near Fahuazhen Lu. 幸福路13号, 近法华镇路. Cover ¥30. Starts 9pm.
A bunch of Chengdu bands will be playing at Yuyintang, and they’re all different styles. There’s Mosaic, a vintage 80s dance rock act, the ska band Mr.Chelonian, and the Japanese band Silent Flow. How will all these eclectic bands share one audience? Come find out at Yuyintang this weekend.
1731 Yan’an Xi Lu, Changning, Entrance at Kaixuan Lu. 延安西路1731号, 入口在凯旋路. Cover ¥40, starts 9pm.
Triassic Park is coming to Live Sound Garage, playing English/Putonghua music all night long. Stegosaurus, Fingers Dancing and other special guests will also be making an appearance. including perhaps some extinct reptiles.
696 Weihai Lu, near Shanxi Lu and Maoming Lu. Cover ¥30.
Legendary dub-reggae master Clive Chin will be performing at the Shelter. Nuff’ said.
The Shelter, 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu. Cover ¥50.
The upcoming Golden Performance battle will feature these bands: Fearless, Chaos Mind, and others. We’ve never heard of them but you can learn more on the event’s douban page.
Mao Livehouse, 570 Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu. 淮海西路570号 近红桥路. Cover ¥40.