Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Ju Percussion Group Concert for Kids @ Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre
Based in Taipei, Ju Percussion Group is coming to Shanghai on its annual concert tour for children this June. The concerts will feature music from around the world, as well as adaptations of popular children’s songs. Parents and children can ‘travel the world with music’ as they follow along with Ju Percussion.
120 – 480 RMB // 14:00 (June 27, 28), 19:45 (June 27)
425 Dingxiang Road, near Century Avenue // 丁香路425号近世纪大道
LAST DAY: The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
Catch Homer’s iconic tale, Odyssey, told vividly with beautiful illustration and masterful puppetry at Shanghai Grand Theatre. The Paper Cinema’s wonderful illustrations are manipulated by puppeteers in front of a live video camera and projected in real-time. Set to a captivating live score, along with the use of the language of film, animation, theatre and graphic novel, an intricate production is created before your eyes. The production lasts for 3 days, from June 24 to June 27. Get your tickets now.
200RMB / 300 RMB // 20:00 – 23:00
300 Renmin Avenue near Huangpi North Road // 人民大道300号近黄陂北路
LOgO reopening part 2: Stingrays @ LOgO
LOgO is back with a bigger dancefloor and cooler sound system. In celebration of their reopening, techno master Stingrays from Singapore will be performing at the second of the re-opening parties. Elvis-T from Taiwan is also throwing down a set on the night. Free entrance before 12.
40 RMB (includes one shot) // 22:00
298 Xingfu Road near Pingwu Road, Changning district // 长宁区幸福路298号, 近平武路
Round Eye Album Release Party @ On Stage
Based in Shanghai, Round Eye celebrates the release of their debut album with special guests Goushen and harsh noise master Torturing Nurse.
80 RMB // 21:00
A2-101, Red Town, 570 South Huaihai Road near Hongqiao Road, Xuhui district // 徐汇区淮海西路570号A2-101室, 近虹桥路
Punk Naohai Festival
Local rock band Top Floor Circus is throwing a punk boat party. With supporting acts Hell City, D-Crash, Dirty Fingers, Smoking Area and many more, come out for a night of punk music on waters. Get to the dock at 4298 Binjiang Avenue in Pudong at 7pm.
200 RMB (pre-sale) 220 RMB (at the door) // 19:00 – 01:00
4298 Binjiang Avenue, Pudong // 滨江大道4298号
AM444 EP Release Party @ Yuyintang
Comprised of Dutch producer Jay.Soul and Chinese vocalist ChaCha, Shanghai trip hop duo AM444 gives a rare performance in celebration of the release of their latest EP, Dark Show. Supporting acts include Guangzhou-based Pete Chen and a number of friends and special guests will also be performing.All attendees will get free entry to the afterparty at The Shelter, which will feature Jay.Soul DJing and a host of his Shanghai-based friends.
60 RMB (pre-sale) 80 RMB (at the door) // 21:00
851 Kaixuan Road near South Yanan Road, Changning district // 长宁区凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Canada Day @ Bund Beach
In celebration of the 148th anniversary of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai is holding an outdoor festival. Head to the Bund Beach for amazing food, drinks, live music, beach volleyball, prize draws! Click here for more info.
125RMB // 14:00 – 21:00
Waima Road near Maojiayuan Road, Huangpu district // 黄浦区外马路, 近毛家园路
Wu Xing 五行 – The Wood Element @ Dada
GoaProductions returns to Dada in Shanghai with “5 Elements – Wood”. According to the Chinese five elements, wood is yang/masculine in character; and is associated with qualities of generosity and idealism. Come and join the GoaProductions team, and explore the concept of the wood element to a backdrop of psychoactive décor and sound from DJs like Gotama (Belgium), Yoshinaga (Japan) and Cody K (China). Immerse yourself in the music and set your wood element free.
No cover // 22:00
115 Xingfu Road near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Jane Zhang: Bang The World 2015 Tour @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
For a night only, famous Chinese singer Jane Zhang is performing at Mercedes-Benz Arena. Jane is the first and only Chinese singer to have ever performed on The Oprah Winfrey Show and has been invited to several Grammy Awards ceremonies, making her one of the world’s most successful asian singers. Find out more about the concert and get your ticketshere.
No cover // 22:00
1200 Shibo Avenue near Shangnan Road // 浦东新区世博大道1200号
By Crystal Lau