Friday, 6 September
Zombie Disco Squad @ Arkham
Who ever imagined Zombies could disco? Well, Nat Self aka the one man Zombie Disco Squad can. He is back in Shanghai once again and is ready to create some undead magic. Nat’s sound is inspired by everything from classic house, ghetto tech, disco and hip hop.
80RMB // 22:00-Late // 1 Wulumuqi Lu, Xuhui District 徐汇区乌鲁木齐1号
Guinness More Music: Liu Dongming @ Yuyintang
Guinness More Music presents Liu Dongming aka Liu 2, a folk singer who’s gone from a virtually unknown act to an award winning folk musician. In 2010 Liu won Best New Artist (Male) at the China Music Media Awards. Be sure to check out his creative compositions and heartfelt lyrics.
50RMB, 30RMB for students // 21:00-22:30 // No. 851 Kaixuan Rd., nr. Yan’an Rd凯旋路851号
Saturday, 7 September
Trapped On a Boat @ Dragon Events
Dragon Events presents ‘Trapped On A Boat’, a boat party on the Huangpu river you don’t want to miss. Several of Shanghai’s hottest DJs including Heatwolves, Caution, Tourettez and Yen will be playing some badass beats all night long. This enormous yacht contains three bars, an open roof rave, multiple VIP rooms and a sick sound system. All aboard!
200RMB, 500RMB for VIP // 20:00-23:00 // 551 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu 中山市东二路551
Joe Klocek Stand-Up @ The Kung Fu Komedy Club
Joe Klocek is back in Shanghai and funnier than ever. Klocek’s been on Comedy Central and NBC’s Last Comic Standing and is set to have you rolling on the floor laughing having recently finished his new album.
200RMB // 20:00-21:00 // 5/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu 进贤路219号5层，近陕西南路
Shanghai Night Fever 2 @ The Camel
Shanghai’s best 70s and 80s fancy dress party “Shanghai Night Fever” returns for the second time. The party starts at The Camel where a special happy hour is available. Partygoers will then be taken to Shanghai Rugby and Football Club by coaches that are filled with free-flow alcohol. There is also a fancy dress competition and a raffle contest where part of the proceeds will go towards BEAN.
200RMB // 20:00-01:30 // 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu 1岳阳路，近东平路
Sunday, 8 September
Shanghai East Bank Jazz Festival Closing Concert @ Q.S.W. Culture Center
The closing concert of the Shanghai East Bank Jazz Festival will conclude with famous French composer and drummer, Manu Katché. His drumming combines African rhythms with classical European and jazz to create a new unique sound. He will be joined by French jazz pianist Eric Legnini, son of legendary Clint Eastwood, bassist Kyle Eastwood and Parisian band Akalé Wubé.
280RMB // 19:30-21:30 // 179 Yichang Lu, Putuo District 宜昌路179号
Endless Summer exhibition @ M97 Gallery
If you are a fan of art, there is no way you can miss this gallery. Artist Huang Xiaolang’s new exhibition includes 24 photographic works exploring the artist’s interpretation of the essence of summer. Universal themes like water and lush, life-filled nature abound in these scenes, as well as children in wondrous contemplation of nature.
Free Entry // 10:00-18:00 // 2/F, 97 Moganshan Lu 莫干山路97号2楼
By Sam Canpadee