Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
POP Afternoon Tea @ POP American Brasserie in Three On the Bund
Enjoy a leisurely relaxing afternoon teatime with friends and family at POP. Their signature sweets and savouries will surely bring you unforgettable afternoon delights.
RMB 178 for 1 person (including 1 cup of coffee or tea from the selection)
RMB 308 for 2 people (including 2 cups of coffee or tea from the selection)
+10% service charge // 2 PM – 5 PM (Daily)
7/F, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu // 广东路17号, 外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
Early Bird Special @ MERCATO in Three On the Bund
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of this vibrant Italian restaurant. Early Bird sharing menu RMB 198 per person, minimum 2 persons.
+10% service charge // 5.30 PM – 6 PM (Daily)
6/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号6楼, 近广东路
Trace Elements @ On Stage
Trance Elements is a progressive music project lead by Paolo di Sabatino, with drummer Jojo Mayer and 6-string bassist Christian Galvez. The Italian jazz masters are playing in Shanghai for two nights only.
160 RMB (pre-sale) 210 RMB (door) // 9 PM (September 31 – October 1)
A2-101 Red Town, 570# Huaihai xi Lu // 淮海西路570号红坊艺术文化社区A2-101
6th Anniversary Gig Night @ MAO Livehouse
Band’s celebrating the 6th anniversary of MAO Livehouse include First Blood, Lost Train, Da Bei, Yumenosuke and Gushui Chejian. Prepare for everything from mosh-ing music to teeny bop.
100 RMB (pre-sale) 120 RMB (door) // 7.30 PM – 11.30 PM
308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Studio 188 @ JZ Club
According to JZ Club, the best party band in Shanghai. Maybe so, but it might be a let down if they don’t wear the silver jackets, red shoes and sunglasses (as pictured). They play a wide range of music including soul, funk, rock, pop and disco. Their comprehensive set lists cover the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, contemporary songs, and everything in between. Not a bad price for the best party band in Shanghai, and you get double for your money, with support from the MacLeen Quartet who named them self after a brand of toothpaste.
50 RMB // 21.30 – 00.30
徐汇区复兴西路46号 (近永福路) // West Fuxing RD, near Yongfu RD, Xuhui District
Jade Lee Swing Duo @ Wooden Box
A degree from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Art means she’s qualified one of the finest singers in Shanghai. Experience her incredible vocal range and passion for performing.
Free entry // 9 PM – 00.15 AM
No.9 Qinghai RD, near West Nanjing Road // 青海路9号, 上海电视台旁, 近南京西路
Bachata Ladies Night @ JZ Latino
JZ says, ladies night is for exercising and drinking 2 for 1. Guys, at ladies night you can drink with a lady for the price of drinking alone. The Bachata dancing 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
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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