S.T.D. Third Anniversary Flyer
This week we get a sampling of everything from jazz, electro, reggae, rock with a dash of art for good measure. Check out Gong Gong who are part of the Fete de la Musique series if your looking for some visuals to pair with your audio or Dead Vikings if you want to rock out with a cultural twist. S.T.D is also turning three this week so expand your music collection this week with a little diversity.
THURSDAY: Life is Short, Just Be Sexy @ Yuyingtang, Lions of Puxi @ Europe Square
Shanghai indie label Zhu lu he feng is back from their university tours with a sexy rock party. The line up includes, Man ban pai, Rank, Pink berry and Sonnet. Tickets @ 40rmb.
1731 Yanan Xi Lu,near Kaixuan Lu (entry on Kaixuan Lu, behind the Metro Station) 延安西路1731号(凯旋路) 天山公园小白楼
Homegrown Lions of Puxi are staging a three night show at the Europe Square on the Expo grounds before heading West for their France tour. Drawing inspiration from all musical styles, this urban reggae collective will be banging out some cool tunes for that hot summer evening.
The Europe Square is located at Zone C near the E.U pavilion
Friday S.T.D Anniversary @ MAO Livehouse, Electric Barbarian @ Dutch Cultural Center
S.T.D is another year older and the local rock/electro promoters are throwing a massive party and inviting everyone. Acts lined up include Danger, Lymbyc System and Pet Conspiracy. Show starts at 8pm and pre-sale tickets are going at 120rmb a pop.
570 Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu淮海西路570号,近红桥路
Electric barbarian comes to Shanghai with their mix of high speed drum and bass and jazz improvisation courtesy of the Dutch Cultural Center. The band will be featuring the poems of the legendary Langston Hughes and the show starts at 5.30pm. Live broadcast of the Netherlands vs Japan World Cup match to follow after. 50rmb cover.
800 Changde Lu, near Changping Lu常德路800号，近昌平路
Saturday Trash A Go Go feat. Dead Vikings @ LOgO
Captain skunk, Thunder and Dr Yoshiyuki are the high energy rock and roll bank Dead Vikings and they are coming down straight from Japan for Trash A Go Go. Get ready to rock nihongo style! No cover.
13 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu 幸福路13号，近法华镇路
Sunday Gong Gong @ Xintiandi, Ma Valise @ Kaiyuan Med Mall
Part music performance, part art installation, this French duo mixes post-rock and electro sounds with an elaborate onstage performance featuring paper screens, pulleys, balloons and recycled tubes. The result is unusual but worth checking out for those with a curious mind. Start 7pm.
Xintiandi Mall, South Block, 181 Taicang Lu
Part of the Fete de la Musique a series of French shows, Ma Valise play a waterfront concert at a shopping complex in Songjiang. These guys mix Gypsy and Eastern European influences with dub, hip-hop and rock. No cover
Kaiyuan Med Shopping Mall, Songjiang Xin Lu, Avenue 887