Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Independence Day Celebration @ POP American Brasserie
Celebrate July 4th at POP American Brasserie and enjoy their all-day festive menu which includes oysters, barbecue and wines. Expect DJs and performers will entertain you all day long non-stop with lucky draws full of surprises.
No cover // 11:00 – 23:00
Three on the Bund, 7/F, 17 Guangdong Road near East Zhongshan First Road // 广东路17号, 外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
OpenStack Meetup @ Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park
If you’re interested in learning more about OpenStack, the dominant player in the technical and marketing field of Cloud Iaas, it’s the event for you. Experts from EMC, IBM, Huawei, and Intel will share knowledge and exchange ideas on Iaas related big-data analysis, Openstack multi-host management, Neutron and Sahara projects, etc. RSVP here.
N.A. // starts at 13:00
7/F, Building 10, 399 Keyuan Road // 科苑路399号10号楼7楼
Summer Time Madness @ Planet Kebab
Go to this kebab shop and take advantage of their kebab and drink deal! For 150 RMB, you get one kebab and free flow of alcohol and fries between 1 – 6 PM. Beers on tap and basic cocktails are also available. Get a bracelet and keep drinking the same deal at the Dagu Road location from 6 PM till midnight.
150 RMB // 13:00 – 18:00
115 Yongkang Road near Xianyang Road // 永康路115号, 近襄阳路
2015 MISA Opening Concert @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall
Don’t miss this musical performance by New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Alan Gilbert. The world-famous violinist Joshua Bell will also be playing. Started playing violin since 4 years old, Bell had already made his debut in Carnegie Hall at age 17. Not only had he produced over 40 CDs, he also recorded the Academy Award winning score to The Red Violin (1999). However, the Grammy winner is best known for a sociological experiment that had him playing at a Washington DC metro station during rush hour. Click here for more information.
80 / 180 / 280 / 380 / 580 RMB // 19:30 – 21:30
1380 Fuxing Middle Road near Baoqing Road // 复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
4th July Apocalypse Party @ Inferno
Come celebrate all that is wonderful and horrible about the USA at Bar Inferno! Get overwhelmed by the three playing bands – Smoking Area, The Psyders and Must Be Red. And don’t miss the performances by Burlesque by Paris Vaganza and Bonnie May, as well as Patriotic Comedians from Shanghai Tickler Team. Hosted by Rev. Shining Path of Least Resistance of the Church of the SubGenius, it will be a fun night! For 60 RMB, you get all this plus fireworks at midnight!
60 RMB // door opens at 20:00
Bund Square, Unit 6-103 Ground Floor, No.810 East Longhua Road near Dapu Road // 东龙华路810号外滩广场地下6-103室, 近打浦路
Vamos @ Craft
Craft is hosting an awesome dance party with great DJs such as Nik Hilp, Eugenio Altieri and Tobias Patrick. Go join them as they say goodbye to their long time resident Ben Thriller before he returns to his Swedish home. Expect afrobeat, boogie, new wave, disco and more.
No cover // starts at 22:00
Donghu Hotel South Wing, 7 Donghu Road above Cinderella KTV // 东湖路7号东湖宾馆
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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By Joyce Ng