Friday, October 18
NBA Global Games @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
The game features the Los Angeles Lakers that include two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Steve Nash, four-time NBA All-Star Pau Gasol and five-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant and the Golden State Warriors that include Stephen Curry, the NBA’s record holder for three pointers made in one regular season, NBA All-Stars David Lee and Andre Iguodala.
200-3200RMB // 19:00-21:00 // 1200 Shibo Ave, Pudong 浦东新区世博大道1200
The John Scofield’s Überjam Band @ Shanghai Centre Theatre
John Schofield, one of the “big three” current jazz guitarists has reunited his legendary Uberjam band, which pioneered Scofield’s fusion of funk, jazz and electronic music. His music possesses a distinct, rock-oriented sound and he’s a masterful improvisor. Expect post-bop, fusion and jazz soul from Scofield and his three-man Uberjam Band.
280-1280RMB // 20:00-22:00 // 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu 上海商城, 南京西路1376号 近西康路
LOgO LOCOS @ LOgO
Logo resident Ben Thriller gather this institutions old favorite DJs, musicians and upcoming stars for some madness and extra ordinary fun. Expect Disco, House, Acid, NY Garage and Industrial Funk in all shapes and forms from tonight’s guests: RAZ, Michael Cignarale, Ben Thriller plus special guest TBA.
Free Entry // 22:00-Late // 298 Xingfu Lu 298幸福路
Saturday, October 19
10th Annual Family Day-The Amazing Race @ Green Sunshine Stadium
This year’s Family Day theme is “The Amazing Race”. Just like the TV show, the Family Day Amazing Race will pit family against family in a race to collect stamps for the ultimate prize! We will also be offering fun activities including laser tag, KT soccer, bounce castles and more! We’ll have many vendors attending this year to provide games and sports areas too!
150RMB for 2 days, free for under 16 // 10:00-16:00 // No.600 Lan Tian Lu, Pudong 蓝天路600号
Hellzapoppin’ Night (swingin’ 1920’s-50’s) @ Unico
Go back in time to when The Bund was smoky and mysterious, jazzy and sophisticated. Too many features to mention, but of special note is Moonglow Burlesque from Beijing, retro films, live jazz, and authentic atmosphere. Dress code is Retro.
Free Entry // 21:00-Late // 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路
Shalanaya Festival @ Fruit Town
The festival includes two stages, one is wall-to-wall electronic music and the other will be a chill-out space, and they also have a bonfire, 10 veggie barbecue pits, UV painting, clothes vendors, a free morning yoga class and a good soundsystem. Good for a bit of psy-trance and tribal house. They’ll provide tents and sleeping bags, or you can bring your own and there will be buses laid on to bring guests to and from downtown Shanghai.
100RMB // 07:00-23:30 // Siji Baiguoyuan, Zhujiajiaozhen 369 Shenjiadai Yetangcun 上海市青浦区朱家角镇盛家埭叶塘村369号
Sunday, October 20
Shanghai International Beer Festival @ Wharf 1846
Sample brews from 40 booths and more than 60 international beers, plus food, games, competitions, music, performances, all that. Should be a good weekend for beer lovers.
50RMB inc. a beer // 11:00-23:00 // 600 Waima Lu, near Maojiayuan Lu 外马路600号, 近毛家园路
LAC Swan Lake @ Shanghai Culture Square
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo come over from Monaco for a production of Swan Lake. The ballet company has been around for more than a century, and for this production Jean-Christophe Maillot, the director and lead choreographer, presents his personal vision of this classic piece of Western dance.
80-1280RMB // 19:15-21:15 // 225 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu 陕西南路225号, 近复兴中路
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