FRIDAY, MAY 30
GUINNESS More Music: Suyang Live in Shanghai @ MAO Livehouse
At the age of eight, “The Voice of Ningxia”, Suyang, moved to the Northwest Chinese city of Yinchuan. There he was influenced by local traditional folk music and local opera style. At age 16, he began playing guitar and joined a band which broadened his musical horizons. After the release of his first album Xian Liang in 2005, Suyang gained popularity from fans and critics alike. Suyang received positive reviews from the Chinese rock magazine TongsuGequ, CCTV, and also received several Chinese Music Media Awards.Suyang went on to put on shows at major events like the Beijing Midi Music Festival, the Shanghai World Expo Music Festival, and music festivals in Lijiang, creating an even larger fan base.
Suyang’s music tells a unique story and expresses the simple and sincere style of China’s Northwest folk music. Hailed as “one of the best voices to come out of the region in 20 years”, Suyangwill make you feel the extraordinary strength of the Helan Mountains.
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Tickets: 100 RMB, door / 80 RMB, presale/student (1 bottle GUINNESS Original included) // Starts at 8.30p.m. // MAO Livehouse Shanghai – 3F no. 308 South Chongqing rd. nr Middle Jianguo rd. | 重庆南路308号
SATURDAY, MAY 31
Free tour of Advance through Retreat & Family Members Offers @ Rockbund Art Museum
The tour (in English) starts at 2.30 p.m. and you can join by getting to the Museum Lobby on the ground floor on time. From Friday to Sunday, RAM has special offers for family members (it’s Kids Day weekend), including: free attendance for children under 14 years of age, half-price tickets for 2 accompanying parents / relatives and discounts for their merchandise and family membership cards made that day.
More info on their website.
Rockbund Art Museum – 20 Huqiu Road, Huang Pu District |黄浦区虎丘路20号, 近北京东路
Childs 2014 China Tour&New Album Launch in Shanghai @ MAO Livehouse
Tickets: 130 RMB, door / 100 RMB, presale // Starts at 8.30p.m. // MAO Livehouse Shanghai – 3F no. 308 South Chongqing rd. nr Middle Jianguo rd. | 重庆南路308号
SUNDAY, JUNE 1
Sundae Sunday Summer Edition @ InShop Mall
The design fair for designers is back! For the summer edition, Sundae Sunday, the bazaar will feature 40 brands such as Shanghai-based designers Oba and Emily Keller, lifestyle products from Elke Martini & youxijiaju, fashion accessories from 10X1, Becca Wu, Belleisbelle, No Match & FLEACIRCÜS and multi-functional bags from MaryH.
Shoppers can also tuck into pastries and cupcakes from Dutch Pies and there will be a pop-up cafe from Singaporean restaurant Five Star Kopi Tiam.
Free entry // Starts at noon // InShop – B2 1605 Nanjing Xi Lu, Changde Lu | 静安区南京西路1605号芮欧百货B2楼, 近常德路
Shanghai Chamber Music Competition & Festival: Apollon Musagete Quartett & Grieg Trio @ M on the Bund
The third biannual Shanghai Chamber Music Competition for String Quartet and Piano Trio culminates with a concert by jury members Apollon Musagete Quartet and Grieg Trio, both internationally renowned chamber music ensembles. Reservations required: (86-21) 6350 9988 or click here.
Tickets: RMB 75, includes a drink, students, RMB 20 // Starts at 4.00 p.m. // M on the Bund – 7/F, No.5 The Bund, near Guangdong Lu | 中国上海市外滩广东路20号7楼 邮编
Heatwolves Castle @ DADA
Dragon Boat holiday party – you’re off work on Monday, go out and rave a bit!
Free entry // Starts at 10.00 p.m. // DADA – 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu |长宁区幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
By Andreea Dragut
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