International music acts are descending en masse on Shanghai this weekend. Steve Aoki, Slugabed, T-1000 and more (including some RnB artist from the UK). Hard mode: can you catch them all? Nightmare mode: can you do that and also get your social responsibility on by helping out at Rivers of Hearts or JAR Animal Adoption Day? And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Colorful Duet — Cello and Piano Recital @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Xi and J Duo present an evening of cello and piano music. Program to include works by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Piazzolla, and more. For tickets, call 4006-466-406.
60-250RMB // 7:45pm // Shanghai Oriental Art Center // 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd (上海东方艺术中心, 浦东新区丁香路425号)
Steve Aoki @ MAO Livehouse
Los Angeles native and founder of DIM MAK records, Aoki is a huge electro DJ and known around the world for his mixes of Lenny Kravitz, Snoop Dogg and other popular artists.
200RMB // ~8pm-Late // MAO Livehouse // 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu (3/F, 重庆南路308号近建国中路)
DJ T-1000 (Alan Oldham) @ The Shelter
One of Detroit’s most talented and venerated techno mixers, DJ T-1000 is finally coming to Shanghai! This guy is the real deal, having DJed around the world for years.
50RMB // 9pm-Late // The Shelter // Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu (永福路5号, 近复兴西路)
River of Hearts Sorting Party @ Shanghai United International School
Take a break from partying to chip into charity. River of Hears collects clothing, shoes, toys, and other things to send to poorer areas around China. “It’s a day for families, friends and corporate groups to work together, come closer and do something good for someone else.” Karma is real folks!
Free // 9am-4pm // Shanghai United International School // 248 Hong Song East Road, Gubei
Bonfire Night @ The British International School
Oh hey, it’s the 5th of November. Something something Guy Fawkes, V for Vendetta. The British International School is holding their annual bonfire featuring fireworks, charity fundraisers and a veritable anonymous army of Guy Fawkes masks.
Free // 6pm-9pm // British International School // No.600 Cambridge Forest New Town, Lane 2729 Hu’nan Lu, (沪南公路2729弄600号)
The Antidote w/ Slugabed @ The Shelter
Dubstep and hip hop, what more do you need to know? The group comes out of London, and at only 50RMB a pop you can’t go wrong.
50RMB // 10pm-Forever // The Shelter // Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu (永福路5号, 近复兴西路)
Official Akon After Party @ The Muse Mixing Room
Don’t be lonely after the Akon concert, head over to the official after part at Muse Mixing Room where you can continue to smack that all night. Taiwan hip hop star MC Hotdog will be keeping the party locked up all night.
300RMB // 10pm-Late // The Muse Mixing Room // 1200 EXPO Avenue (世博大道1200号)
Masse’s UFC 138 LIVE: Leben vs. Munoz @ Masse Bistro & Bar
Would you like a little Ultimate Fighting with your breakfast and beer? Why the heck not? Breakfast and coffee is the ultimate hangover cure, plus UFC is just awesome.
Free // 9am // Masse Bistro & Bar // 5-6/F, 219 Jinxain Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu (进贤路221号5-6楼, 近陕西南路)
JAR Animal Adoption Day @ Papa’s Bierstube
Hang out with (and connect with) rescued cats, dogs, kittens, puppies and see how long you last from the cuteness overload before you decide to take one home! You can enrich your life and the life of your new friends forever.
Free // 10am-3pm // Papa’s Bierstube // JAR Animal Adoption Day // 22-24 Hongmei Pedestrian Street, Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu (虹梅路3338弄, 虹梅休闲街22-24号)