Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Paradise @ POP Bar
Kick start the weekend with tropical cocktails, funky house music and dancers’ performances, Come to PARADISE night to chill out and get in the mood to kick start the weekend before hitting the clubs. Complimentary Margaritas for ladies from 10-11pm, POP BAR dress code is smart elegant (no flip-flps, no shorts).
No cover // 10 PM – 2 AM
3 On the Bund, 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
The Train Driver @ Shanghai Culture Square
The last in a trilogy of Athol Fugard’s South African apartheid plays, produced in Shanghai by Chen Wencong international theatre company. The previous two shows, ‘My Children! My Africa!’ and ‘The Island’, were a huge success and the final one should be a show stopper.
180 RMB // 7.30 PM
No. 597 Fuxing zhong Lu // 复兴中路597号
Jeeb Ensemble @Daguan Theatre – Zendai Himalayas Center
A new generation of talents from Thailand, Korea, USA and UK join forces to revolutionise classical music. They make classical music that’s entertaining and trendy, at the same time excelling the international standard.
180 RMB – 900 RMB // 7.30 PM
3rd Floor Zendai Himalayas Center, No. 1, 1188 Lane Fangdian Road, Pudong // 浦东芳甸路1188弄1号3楼
Carcass @ MAO Livehouse
Extreme metal legends from Liverpool, also home to the Beatles, Carcass are calling their tour ‘Autopsying Asia’. Get ready to be split in two by insane guitar riffs and pure noise.
280 RMB // 8 PM
3F 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3F 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
5th Anniversary Party @ Lola
This is Lola’s 5th anniversary party-week, so Misloop, Ivan Barbero and Alecs Marta are DJ-ing house music all night. Ladies get free entry all night, guys just before 1am then it’s 100 RMB (including 1 drink).
0 – 100 RMB // 10 PM – Late
46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
Explicit Fridays @ Monkey Champagne
Hip-hop Hijack present a well-established, mainstream R&B party. Enter for free by emailing ([email protected]) and arriving before midnight.
50 RMB (includes 1 drink) // 10 PM – Late
38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu // 东湖路38号， 近新乐路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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