Friday, 29 November
2013 SHANGHAI ELECTRIC DISCO CARNIVAL @ The Mixing Room
Nile Rodgers practically invented disco. As the guitarist for Chic, one of the best disco bands in the world, Nile has produced artists from Sister Sledge, to David Bowie, Duran Duran, Madonna, Diana Ross. He recently collaborated with Daft Punk as his guitar skills can be seen on tracks including the hit “Get Lucky”
880RMB // 18:00-22:00 // Mercedes-Benz Arena, 1200 Shibo Da Dao, near Shangnan Lu 世博大道1200号, 近上南路
Leggings Punch @ Logo
Formed in Shanghai in 2010 by MINIRINE and TOMA EVER. The sound of KAOBANG, greatly influenced by post punk and new wave, reflects the hyper sensitivity of the duo, blending anger, irony, love and fantasy with danceable beats and simple tunes.
Free Entry // 23:00-Late // 298 Xingfu Lu near Pingwu Lu 幸福路298号, 近平武路
Tegan & Sara @ MAO Livehouse
Canadian identical twins hit for a night of pop-rock-electronic hits. They’ve garnered a range of likes, from being covered by The White Stripes to touring with Neil Young and The Killers.
220RMB // 21:00-23:00 // 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu 3/F, 重庆南路308号 近建国中号
Saturday, 30 November
Peter Murphy @ MAO Livehouse
Peter Murphy was the lead singer of ’80s proto-goth machine Bauhaus. Bauhaus formed in 1978 and signed to 4AD, recording five albums of droney new wave gloom. They’re remembered more for the influence they had on the bands that followed, such as The Cure, Depeche Mode and Marilyn Manson. Murphy is here singing songs from the back catalogue as a celebration of 35 years of Bauhaus.
380RMB // 20:00-22:00 // 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu 3/F, 重庆南路308号 近建国中号
The Cardigans @ The Mixing Room
Swedish pop act The Cardigans scored big in the 1990s with hits like “Erase/Rewind”, “Lovefool” and “My Favorite Game”. Following a five-year split, they reformed last year for Japan’s Summer Sonic and have been at it ever since.
380-480RMB // 20:30-22:30 // 1200 Shibo Da Dao, near Shangnan Lu 世博大道1200号, 近上南路
2manydjs @ Bar Rouge
2manydjs were one of the original mash-up acts who redrew the club scene boundaries in 2002 with their mix CD “As heard on Radio Soulwax”, which splurged together rock, punk, country and electro. The pair sold half a million copies and launched a chaotic, fun movement in the clubs. They’ve been imitated but rarely bettered in the decade since then.
220RMB // 22:00-Late // Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu 中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼
RUFF 11 @ Hongkou Indoor Stadium
The Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation will be making it two in a row in Shanghai with RUFF 11. RUFF has another action packed event that is going to show case the top mixed martial arts fighters in China.
180-1880RMB // 18:30-20:30 // 444 Dong Jiangwan Lu, near Sichuan Bei Lu 东江湾路 44号, 近四川北路
Sunday, 1 December
Do You Hear the People Sing? @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
This show brings together some of the most celebrated stars of musical theater to perform a catalogue of hits from musicals such as Les Miserables and Miss Saigon. Featuring Michael Ball, Lea Salonga, Marie Zamora, Amanda Harrison and David Harris, it’s a who’s-who of vocal talents that has already toured the U.S. and Europe.
80-980RMB // 19:15-21:30 // 300 Renmin Da Dao, near Huangpi Bei Lu 人民大道300号, 近黄陂北路
Betrayal by Harold Pinter @ Strictly Designers United
Betrayal, tells the story of two married couples and an illicit affair that lasts for 7 years. Filled with Pinter’s trademark comedy and piercing tragedy, the structure of the play also turns the story inside out. By starting after the end of the love triangle and reconstructing the web between these shared worlds, we get a front row seat in watching how betrayal – in many forms – can put marriage, friendship and love to the greatest test.
150RMB // 20:00-22:00 // 55 Fuxing Dong Lu and Zhongshan Nan Lu 复兴东路55号, 近中山南路