Another big weekend for DJs in Shanghai! Calvin Harris at G+, legendary Sven Vath opens Shanghai’s newest club Boon, and TICT brings in Justin Martin for their latest warehouse party. If DJs aren’t your thing, there’s also a pub crawn, an intro to Art Deco, or a class on macrobiotic eating. Read on for all the details, or head over to our calendar for more!
Calvin Harris @ G+
It’s the night we’ve all been waiting for: The man behind the hit song ‘We Found Love’ (and ‘Ready for the Weekend’ and basically every other song on his 2009 album of the same name), Calvin Harris is at G+ for a night of electropop. This guy has written and produced songs and albums for some enormous names in pop music. He’s here for one night only so don’t miss out!
300RMB // 10pm // G+ // Xintiandi, South Block, 5/F, Lane 123 Xingye Lu, near Madang Lu (新天地南里广场5楼, 兴业路123弄, 近马当路 )
TICT pres. Herro! feat. Justin Martin (dirtybird) @ The Waterhouse
TICT welcomes the Year of the Dragon with a warehouse party labeled “HERRO!” at The Waterhouse. Justin Martin, co-founder of the “dirtybird” crew from San Francisco is kicking off the night, with support from Shanghai’s very own Trix, Maumau, Milan J, and Raz.
100RMB (presale) 150RMB (door) // 10pm // The Waterhouse // 1-3 Maojiayuan Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu (毛家园路1-3号1楼， 近中山南路)
Valentine’s Don’t Pub Crawl @ O’Malleys
If you’re single and ready to mingle, then come on out to O’Malleys for a pub crawl. Hop on the bus, drink, and meet new people. Those who are more scandalously or ridiculously dressed will be awarded free sex toys courtesy of Lelo!
150RMB (w/ reservation) 180RMB (door) // 9:30pm // O’Malley’s // 42 Taojiang Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu (桃江路42号, 近乌鲁木齐路)
Svan Väth: Year Of The Dragon World Tour 2012 @ Boom
World renowned DJ Sven Vath makes his long-overdue trip back to Shanghai to kick off the opening of new club Boom Shanghai! This legendary DJ was one of the first to play trance music, and is here for a good throwback, so don’t miss out!
300RMB (door) 200RMB (presale here) // 10pm //
Boom // 1131 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Donghu Lu (淮海中路1131号, 近东湖路)
Sub-Culture pres. Doc Daneeka (50 Weapons/Ten Thousand Yen – UK) @ The Shelter
Doc Daneeka is coming all the way from the UK to play some sick tracks for us. A whole night of minimal, with support from the Sub-Culture crew.
50RMB // 10pm // Shelter // Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu (永福路5号, 近复兴西路)
Art Deco Shanghai @ Glamour Bar
President of Historic Shanghai WM Patrick Cranley is hosting an introduction to Shanghai’s Art Deco heritage and a description of plans for the 2015 World Congress (hosted in Shanghai) in the newly decorated Glamour Bar. He will also give a brief overview of the International Coalition of Art Deco Societies, the global network of Art Deco fans.
75RMB // 4pm // Glamour Bar // Five on the Bund, 6/F, 20 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (广东路20号, 外滩五号6楼, 近中山东一路 )
Macrobiotics Demo Workshop @ Grasslands
Macrobiotic chefs Mary Ho and Debbie Lee, are hosting a class on macrobiotic eating which is a dietary regimen that avoids the use of highly processed or refined foods. This is the way to start off your year fresh and healthy!
400RMB // 3pm // Grasslands // 47 Shaoxing Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu (绍兴路47号， 近陕西南路)