Here comes the Weekend, and here’s what it has in store for you: trance parties, EP release parties, dark parties, pool parties! Hey, it is the summer after all.
Magic Garden is celebrating their 9 year anniversary by hosting a huge trance party at 1933, the old slaughterhouse turned shopping/art district. Trance fiends can look forward to Kodama, Solaris and Yuta flying in from Japan. No cover.
1933, 1933 Creative Complex, 29 Shajing Lu, near Haining Lu 沙径路29号, 近周家嘴路溧阳路口
Acid Pony Club celebrates the release of their second EP “Soul Tools” in the States. How often is it that a local DJ/band manages to make it over there? Come for the party, it’s free and begins at midnight.
Shiva Lounge, 47 Yongfu Lu, 永福路47号
Chinatown’s Frank Sinatra impersonator (not really, but he does sing a lot of Ol’ Blue Eyes’ songs), Frank Bray, turns the big 50. It’ll be a 007-themed affair, but with tunes from… you guessed it… Sinatra. 8pm til late.
Gosney & Kallman’s Chinatown, 471 Zhapu Lu, 乍浦路471号
Here’s a crazy idea: paint your body in day-glo, get glow sticks and lasers and then turn off all the lights before you start dancing. Sound interesting? Head to Paramount Party Room. DJs D-Square and Lemingras will provide the music. 100RMB for the open bar. Starts at 10pm.
Paramount Party Room, 2-3/F, 218 Yuyuan Lu, 愚园路218号
Assuming it doesn’t rain, this Sunday will be a great chance to go for a swim at an alcohol infused pool party! The Ice Cream Truck presents a day in Mandarine City’s Pool with DJs, a swim-up bar and BBQ. 140RMB entrance fee gets you in for two drinks. Runs from 11:30am to 9pm. If it does rain, the party will be postponed til next week.
Mandarine City Pool, 788 Hongxu Lu near Huaguang Lu
Oh dear, the World Cup is ending! And there’s no better place to go than the Dutch Cultural Center to watch Holland win against Spain. *ahem* 25RMB Heinekens and several soccer/football documentaries to keep you from getting too bored before the game’s punishing 2:30am start time.
Dutch Cultural Center, Dutch Cultural Center, 800 Changde Lu, near Changping Lu常德路800号，近昌平路