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
Miami Vice Ladies’ Night @ The Flamingo
Free-flow sparkling wine and margaritas for girls plus hits from the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s.
No Cover // 22:00-01:00 // 1/F, 390 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Lu
Open Bar @ Murals
One of the earliest bars that introduced 100RMB open bars which get you free-flow beer, wine and house spirits. Cool music with different genres will be played by the DJs.
100RMB // 22:00-02:00 // 10 Hengshan Lu, Basement Level, near Yongjia Lu
Good Girls Go to Heaven… Bad Girls Come to Us @ The Vint
Four cocktails for free for the ladies. They say the music runs from deep house to blues and jazz.
No Cover // 20:00-00:00 // 380 Dagu Lu, near Chongqing Lu
Ninetoes @ Lola
German DJ and producer Ninetoes comes to Shanghai for a night at Lola. He’s generated a lot of buzz and love for his release “Finder”, which has been big-upped by DJs such as Loco Dice, Carl Cox, Jesse Rose and Koze.
50RMB // 22:00-Late // Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
Girl Power @ The Shelter
MIA and Yen from Shanghai share the night with Beijing guests Diva Li and Maggie Holly. They play house, techno, nu disco. They’re all girls, so, yeah, there’s that..
40RMB // 22:00-Late // 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
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