It’s finally Friday and with the end of the work week you’re guaranteed a new Weekendist. This weekend, Shanghai has got a lot to offer. If you’re in the mood for crazy 90s dance music, chamber music, or some classic rock and roll, we got you covered.
Break out the glow sticks and any glow in the dark apparel you have! Start the weekend off strong with some good ol’ fashioned reminiscing. OZNZ is having a big Back to the 90s party. 100 RMB gets you open bar from 9:30 PM to 12:30 AM.
1153 Kaixuan Lu,凯旋路1153号
You can also go for the Unplugged Party at the Music Room. Enjoy a spectacular view from the top of the tallest building in China and enjoy some bubbly. Party goes from 8 PM to 2 AM. 480 RMB gets you free-flow cocktails, house and sparkling wine.
92/F, Shanghai World Financial Center, 100 Century Avenue,上海环球金融中心, 世纪大道100号92楼
The Shanghai Studio is hosting a Bear Party. Get your freak on as DJ Kodiak mans the turn table. It’s gonna be a wild and hairy night. 50 RMB for 1 drink or 100 RMB for 2 drinks.
No.4, Lane 1950 Huaihai Zhong Lu,淮海中路1950弄4号
For those of you that want to start the party early Node Lounge is throwing a 12 hour DJ music marathon. Party starts at 2 PM. The party is even going to have free giveaways and a barbeque. 150 RMB door price covers 5 drinks and 2 plates.
No. 579 Huai Hai Xi Lu, Red Town A2-102 淮海西路579号
If you’re into the indie scene the band Hello Shitty is performing at the club Not Me. This will be Hello Shitty’s premier show. They’ll feature hit songs from top indie bands like Duck Sauce, Exploding Hearts, and Joy Division. Free entrance. Doors open at 10 PM.
21 Dongping Lu,东平路21号
“Come Together” at Abbey Road for a more relaxed environment. The Shanghai Beatles are having their summer concert on Saturday. Expect some great classic Beatles songs and maybe even a couple you’ve never heard before. Free entrance.
No. 45 Yueyang Lu 岳阳路45号
After a long weekend of heavy partying, if you just want some good food. Go down to The Yard for a Hip Hop Barbecue party. No cover price. 20 RMB beers and even burgers and hot dogs. Party starts at 2 PM.
65-4 Maoming Bei Lu 茂名北路65-4号
If you’re in the mood for a complete genre shift, M on the Bund is hosting a classical evening of chamber music. The Meteor String Quartet will be playing two select pieces from Haydn. 65 RMB includes one drink. 10 RMB for students.
No. 5 The Bund 中国上海市外滩广东路20号7楼 邮编