Friday, December 20
Ugly Sweater Affair @ South Bund Warehouse
Here’s the drill: put on the sweater your colorblind grandma knit for you when you were seventeen (or your ugliest alternative), get together with friends, get tipsy and act a fool. Expect everything from bass/techno/house/disco to go with that mistletoe & them Ho Ho Ho’s.
50RMB // 22:00-Late // B2 – 531 Zhong Shan Dong Er Lu (near Dong Men Lu)
Levon Vincent @ Arkham
DOT Records brings in underground NYC producer and DJ Levon Vincent. Levon blends techno and house, with stomping basslines and echoing sound-effects throughout his sets. Elvis.T, Mia and Chris Jobs support.
130RMB // 22:00-Late // 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu
Saturday, December 21
Kiddies’ Christmas Disco Party @ Paulaner Brauhaus
There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, with foods including limitless ice cream, popcorn and apple juice. Santa will be present to give out candy and take pictures. There will be a live band and games for kids, including a DIY Christmas hanging decoration, and children’s movies.
68-208RMB // 11:00-15:00 // 150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu
Maksim and his band @ Shanghai Grand Stage
Maksim Mrvica, the famous Croatian pianist plays classic pieces in a modern way by using electro-acoustic devices, which serves not only to boost the popularity of classical music but also breathes new life into it. The fashionable tattooed pianist is expected to bring alive the classic scene.
380-1500RMB // 19:30-21:30 // 1111 Caoxi Bei Lu, near Zhongshan Lu and Tianyaoqiao Lu 上海大舞台, 漕溪北路1111号
Anja Schneider @ Lola
Anja Schneider – the co-founder, broadcaster, DJ, producer and megaforce behind Mobilee Records. The label has pushed countless big names including Pan-Pot, Sebo K, Miss Kittin, Rodriguez Jr., Maya Jane Coles…and the list just goes on and on. Her recent release ‘Hey’ is one of our personal favorites aimed directly for the dance floor making sure to take no survivors.Expect tons of chopped up acappellas, dark drum beats, and sweaty bodies
100RMB // 22:00-Late // 570 Yong Jia Lu. Near Yue Yang Lu
Legion Party @ The Mansion
Party without identity at the Mansion. No face, no name, no famous DJ, no name worship. Only music and the dancefloor. Masks provided at the door.
100RMB // 22:00-Late // B18, 2388 Hongqiao Lu, near Hongjing Lu
Sunday, December 22
Phantom of the Opera @ Shanghai Culture Square
The world renowned Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ comes to Shanghai. Based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, its central plot revolves around a beautiful soprano, Christine Daaé, who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius. Seen by over 130 million people in 145 cities in 27 countries, and continues to play in both London and New York and now Shanghai
80-880RMB // 19:15-20:45 // 225 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
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