Midweek Music Preview is a weekly rundown of the events happening across stages all over Shanghai. On the docket this week: We’ve got the famous Joss Stone performng, probably barefoot, at Shanghai Grand Stage, Bigong Bijing doing their thing at DClub, a Chinese folk artist at Live Bar, and China Britrocks returning to Yuyintang. There’s a bit for everyone, so check it out! And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Joss Stone @ Shanghai Grand Stage
UK singer slash songwriter Joss Stone is hitting up Shanghai Grand Stage for her 5th album tour LP1! This multiplatinum selling artist is one of the most famous contemporary singers of all time. She’s even made it to the big screen, appearing in Eragon and hit tv show The Tudors. But she’s best known for her soulful music, deep throaty voice, and her barefoot performances, so don’t miss out!
380-980rmb // 8pm // Shanghai Grand Stage // 1111 Caoxi Bei Lu, near Zhongshan Lu and Tianyaoqiao Lu (上海大舞台, 漕溪北路1111号)
Shake Shanghai 2012 @ Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
Get down for a night of boogie, swing, and the blues presented by a highly acclaimed ensemble of musicians. Having played all over the world, Richie Loidl, Clemens Vogler, and Franz Trattner will bring you fantastic entertainment. Add on to the fun with a three course western menu that comes with a welcome drink!
588RMB & 15% service per person // 6:30pm // Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao // 1116 Hongsong Dong Lu,near Hongxu Lu (红松东路1116号,近虹许路)
Why Lazy & guests @ 696 Live House
A trio of metalcore bands take the stage at 696 to throw down. They will be featuring, Why Lazy, who are in town for their big China tour, supported by Hidden Agenda and Before the Daybreak.
40RMB // 8:30pm // 696 Live House // Suite 115, Bldg A, 118 Dong Jiangwan Lu,near Huayuan Lu (东江湾路118号A号楼115室，近花园路)
Bigong Bijing and T.N.T @ DClub
Bigong Bijing’s going at it again, this week at DClub with T.N.T. They’ve been playing a lot recently, so you won’t want to miss out on some of the hottest new acts around town! There’s a bit for everyone, Bigong Bijing plays punk, T.N.T plays old rock, so get ready for an explosive night!
No Cover // 9pm // DClub // B1/F,738 Changyang Lu, near Tongbei Lu (长阳路738号B1楼, 近通北路)
Xi Ming’s National Tour @ Live Bar
Chinese folk artist Xi Ming is bringing his national tour to Live Bar, performing an intimate show on stage. For those of you not into the hardcore metal rock punk stuff, this could be your scene.
35RMB // 9pm // Live Bar // 800 Guoshun Dong Lu, near Shuangyang Lu国顺东路800号, 近双阳路
China Britrock Beats @ Yuyintang
Girls Like Mystery is hitting up Yuyintang for another round of China Britrocks with three other Chinese bands, Daydreamer, Beatrace, and Wheel of Fortune. These bands will rock the stage til late, and carrying on after will be JJMC, DJ Roo, and Morteya bringing on the beats till late late late! A night of rock and roll and sick beats to ensue.
40RMB 20RMB(students) // 8:30 // YYT // 851 Kaixuan Lu (851凯旋路）
Hard Core Rock You @ Live Bar
Live Bar throws down again, as per usual, this weekend with three local hard core bands! Whitebread, Fistfightsin11steps, Dinnerpartyfor Ten. For those that want to check out the real nitty gritty local rock scene in Shanghai, this is where you want to be.
40RMB // 9pm // Live Bar // 800 Guoshun Dong Lu, near Shuangyang Lu国顺东路800号, 近双阳路