Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
POP & the City @ POP BAR in Three On the Bund
Every Wednesday, POP Bar relives the chic and fabulous of Carry Bradshaw’s version of NYC. Come with your besties and mingle with gorgeous and fun people for a chilled night out. Complimentary Cosmos for ladies from 9pm to 10pm and 2 for 1 on Cosmos for ladies after 10pm.
No cover // 8 PM – LATE
Seventh Floor, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区广东路17号,外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
Art & Design Fair @ West Bund
One of the biggest Shanghai art events this year, featuring works by world-famous artists Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Anthony Gormley and Yayoi Kasuma.
40 RMB (ticket) 60 RMB (door) // 12:00 – 18:00 (Weekdays) 10:00 – 18:00 (Weekend)
2599 Longteng Dadao, near Fenggu Lu, Xuhui district // 上海市徐汇区龙腾大道2599号
World-famous guest mixologist @ Jade on 36
Cihan Anadologlu will be mixing cocktails at the hotel for one week. The prize-winning German mixologist is executive head bartender at the world-famous Schumann’s Bar in Munich and promises to Shanghai, “asian-influenced cocktails with a touch of Western-style bartending from the 19th century”.
5 PM – 1 AM (weekdays) 5 PM – 2 AM (weekends)
Pudong Shangri-La, 36/F, Grand Tower, 33 Fu Cheng Lu, near Lujiazui Xi Lu // 浦东香格里拉酒店, 富城路33号36楼, 近陆家嘴西路
Scott Dennison Trio @ JZ Club
Welsh guitarist, Scott Dennison, is a long way from home in Cardiff. He’s been playing blues, rock, reggae, pop and funk since he was 11 years-old and look how far he’s come. Tonight he’s supporting TTECHMAK so stick around after his show.
Free entry // 21:00 – 22:00
West Fuxing RD, near Yongfu RD, Xuhui District // 徐汇区复兴西路46号（近永福路
TTECHMAK @ JZ Club
The late night live band at JZ Club mixes electronic music with saxophone, guitar, drums and bass. Australian Toby Mach is the lead trumpeter in this electronic jazz ensemble. They’ll be playing tunes from their new album ‘Unnecessary Update’.
Free entry // 10.30 PM – 00:30 AM
46 Fuxing Lu, near Yongfu Lu // 复兴路46号, 近永福路
Bai Yu @ Wooden Box
The Wooden Box is another JZ club venue, with live music most nights of the week. Bai Yu are a traveling Chinese folk band with a breezy feel. Worth checking out if you fancy a chill.
No cover // 21:00 – 00:15
9 Qinghai Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu // 青海路9号, 近南京西路
Bachata Ladies Night @ JZ Latino
JZ say there are 3 reasons to try Bachata 1. Slimming 2. Shaping 3. Aphrodisiac. The free class is followed by live music from Los Amigos Latin Trio and a dancing party.
Free entry // 21:00 – 00:15
2-23F Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, No.159 South He Nan Road 2, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China // 河南南路159号豫园万丽酒店22-23楼
Neon City @ Underground
DJs featuring at Neon City tonight are Them Waits, Javi Kalero, Torr and Bruno Marques. This late, late, late night party will be everyone’s last stop tomorrow morning.
No cover // 10 PM – 6 AM
449 Huashan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu // 华山路449号, 近乌鲁木齐路
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