Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Nexxus EDM Extravaganza @ Shanghai Expo Park
The line-up for Nexxus at Shanghai Expo Park is a huge mix-up of international and local DJs. KSHMR and Paul Oakenfield are headlining, Norman Doray and DJ Falcon from France in the evening, and the best of Shanghai’s resident DJs throughout the day.
380 RMB (pre-sale) 580 RMB (door) // 2 PM – 12 AM
Shibo Da Dao, near Changqing Bei Lu // 浦东新区,世博大道, 近长清北路,上海世博公园
Chefs in the City Charity Dinner @ Da Ivo
6 of the greatest Italian chefs in Shanghai, Riccardo Messina of Acqua e Farina Shanghai, Marco Barbieri and Marco Busatti of Da Marco, Corrado Michelazzo of 10 Corso Como, Giuseppe Tino of Gaia 2, and David Bassan, with sommelier Simone Semprini, come together for a great cause at Da Ivo. All proceeds from the “Italian epicurean adventure” go to the Baobei Foundation, which is a charity for orphaned children in China.
888 RMB // 7 PM
23rd Floor, 1 Jinling Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区金陵东路1号23楼, 近中山东一路
Shanghai Souls pop-up charity photo exhibition @ Liquid Laundry
The International Shanghai Global Shapers Hub of the World Economic Forum holds a charity photo exhibition with 75 selected images for sale and all proceeds going to Eden Ministry, a rehabilitation centre for Asia’s red light districts. Make your donations now through Yoopay and enjoy happy hour at Liquid Laundry all night.
20 RMB (entry) 150 RMB (incl. limited edition print) // 7.30 PM
Liquid Laundry, KWah Centre, 2/F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Donghu Lu // 淮海中路1028号, 嘉华房2/F, 近东湖路
Codorniu wine dinner @ Morton’s Steakhouse
Le Sommelier International presents a Bodegas Bilbainas and Codordiu Wine Dinner at Morton’s Steakhouse. For the price of a Morton’s steak they’re offering 4 courses and 6 wines, so you better email for a reservation ([email protected]) quickly if you want to join in.
600 RMB (+10% service charge) // 7.30 PM
Unit 403, Fourth Floor, iapm Mall, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区淮海中路999号4楼403铺, 近襄阳南路
Honig & Jonas Davids @ Yuyintang
Indie-folk band Honig & Jonas Davids, touted as a German Bon Iver, play songs from their new album “It’s Not a Hummingbird”. Their last China tour was in 2013 and this time they’re touring the middle kingdom with a full backing band.
60 RMB (pre-sale) 80 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station) // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Balmorhea @ MAO Livehouse
Texan band Balmorhea stop off for one night in Shanghai on their 2015 China tour. This 6-piece, instrumental-experimental band from Austin combines elements of folk and classical music to produce lethargic symphonies, which feel at times uplifting and at other times destructive.
120 RMB (advance) 180 RMB (door) // 9 PM
3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Beaujolais Nouveau @ Kartel Wine Bar
Gypsy swing and free flow wine at Kartel, plus a delightful braised pork loin from the chef. The live band starts at 9pm and so does a happy hour of Beaujolais Nouveau wine, free flow until 10pm for just 188 RMB.
NO COVER // 9 PM
5/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 襄阳北路1号5楼, 近巨鹿路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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