Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Leon Fleisher @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
ICBC presents conductor Leon Fleisher with pianist Catherine Jacobsen and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Works of Mozart and Strauss are on the programme this evening and Fleisher will conduct a second performance on Saturday.
280 RMB – 580 RMB // 8 PM
1380 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
Turner Sparks @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Kung Fu Komedy Club presents Turner Sparks along with Byron Murphy, Kent Kredl and Misha Kalhin. Sparks founded the PRC’s first standup comedy club back in 2009 called ‘Stand Up China’ and not only that, he also brought the PRC it’s first American ice cream van.
50 RMB // 8.30 PM
4F, 1 Xiangyang North Road, near Julu Road, Xuhui district // 徐汇区襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Euphoria @ MAO Livehouse
Indie-ambient band from Tokyo, Euphoria hits MAO Livehouse on its China tour. The three band members Hiroyuki Morikawa, also known as Organic Stereo, Shota Sato (bass) and Yousuke Kinoshita (drums) have been together since 2001.
100 RMB (pre-sale) 150 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Sparrow & Future Gaze @ Yuyintang
Beijing indie-rock band Sparrow lights the match in Yuyintang at 8:30pm and Future Gaze burns the house down with a late night set. Shanghai Indie New Sound presents 3 bands after 10pm, Future Gaze, Foster Parents and Dream Can.
SPARROW: 60 RMB (pre-sale) 80 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM – 10 PM
FUTURE GAZE: 30 RMB // 10 PM – 11.30 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
The Same As It Ever Was @ Dada
The Same As It Ever Was features DJ Santo Chino and Tobias Patrick at Dada, playing 80s disco, rock and funk on vinyl LP. As usual Dada opens late and closes in the early morning, has a wild dance floor and retro games consoles if you feel like chilling.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Dosem @ Lola
Guest DJ from Spain Dosem spins records at Lola with Suara from Barcelona and more from the Toolroom DJ label. Lola usually charges 100 RMB to guys after 1am and the same to girls after 2am (both get 1 free drink).
100 RMB (after 1am) // 10 PM
46 Yueyang Road, Xuhui district // 徐汇区，岳阳路46号
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[Banner photo features Euphoria, photo by Eiku Suyama]