Monday, May 5
Pub Crawl Shanghai prepared a Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl. For the 200 rmb tickets you get to crawl through 3 bars and 1 club and join the open bar, party bus. The first participants to arrive receive free shots and t-shirts. Reserve your seat on their website.
Tickets: 200 rmb // Starts at 9.30 p.m. // Secret location, as usual
See more Cinco de Mayo food & drinks events here.
Tuesday May 6
Lawrence Ku Trio @ JZ Club
Guitarist/composer Lawrence Ku has been a dominant force on the jazz scene in China for over ten years. Born and raised in Los Angeles California, Lawrence has made China his base of operations since 1997, first in Beijing, now in Shanghai. A versatile musician, Ku can be seen performing on stages small and large all over China and abroad in his own projects or as a sideman. His trio, featuring EJ Parker on bass and Nicholas Mcbride on drums is a fine example of the modern jazz trio: steeped in tradition, but always pushing and exploring new creative territory. They play at JZ Club on May 6 and 13. Reservation hotline: 021-64310269
Free entry // from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. // JZ Club – 46 West Fuxing Road
Wednesday, May 7
Creative Collective host a Hangout @ DADA
Creative Collective Studio is launching a new monthly event: Hangout. Once a month, don’t go home after work, go hang out at Dada. Enjoy a fun, casual, social night out, having a bite from their rotating mix of pop-up food vendors, while checking out an eclectic taste of Shanghai’s creatives, crafts makers, and designers.
Free Entry // Starts at 8.00 p.m. // DADA – 115 Xingfu Lu
Simply Raw: Free Movie Screening
‘Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days’ is an independent documentary film that chronicles six Americans with diabetes who switch to a diet consisting entirely of vegan, organic, uncooked food in order to reverse disease without pharmaceutical medication. The film follows each participant’s remarkable journey and captures the medical, physical and emotional transformations brought on by this radical diet and lifestyle change.
Free entry // from 7.00-8.30p.m. // Sprout Lifestyle – Surpass Court, Unit 412, G/F, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
Thursday, May 8
TM404 (Kontra-Musik, Skudge) @ Yuyintang
A very special night of live electronics at YuYinTang with TM404 heading from Sweden with his massive live all played on vintage Roland synthesiser and drum machines. His extremely original take on Acid caught the attention of some of the biggest and coolest techno labels around (Kontra-Musik, Skudge). Get ready for an avalanche of 303s, 101s, 606s used to create a moody and contemplative atmosphere. Laura Ingalls and VJ Tina Sprinkles will provide vintage horror and analog film manipulation.
Tickets: 30 rmb // Starts at 9.30 p.m. // Yuyintang – 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
By Andreea Dragut