Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Ladies Who Laugh Workshop @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Kung Fu Komedy holds a special standup comedy workshop just for women, hosted by tonight’s headlining comedian Audrey Murray. Reserve a place in the workshop by calling or WeChatting 137-6176-4438.
FREE // 12 PM
4/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 徐汇区襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
American Football League of China @ Yuanshen Stadium
The final game of the American Football League of China (AFLC) season is set! This month marks the third annual AFLC championship game, a full-tackle adult football league that has been around since 2012. This year’s game features one of the fiercest rivalries in the league, pitting the Shanghai Warriors against the 2014 Champions, the Shanghai Nighthawks.
FREE (RSVP by Friday: [email protected] or 021-6051-7880) // 1 PM
655 Yuanshen Lu, Pudong District, near Zhangyang Lu // 源深路655号, 浦东区, 近张杨路
Humbert Humbert @ MAO Livehouse
Japanese folk-duo, Humbert Humbert fiddle and jig on stage at MAO Livehouse. Humbert’s unique take on celtic music attracts crowds from Glasgow Celtic Music Festival in Scotland to their home city, Tokyo.
280 RMB (advance) 380 RMB (advance VIP) 330 RMB (door) // 7 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
Standup Comedy Spotlight: Audrey Murray @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Proud llama-owner and standup comic, Audrey Murray stands in the Standup Comedy Spotlight at Kung Fu Komedy Club. Sadly she won’t bringing her llama on stage, however, joining her will be Turner Sparks, Storm Xu, Edd Daggers and tonight’s host Drew Fralick.
50 RMB (presale) 70 RMB (door) // 8.45 PM
4/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Elvis The Pelvis Hip Grind Special @ Inferno
The King meets Shanghai’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll for a happy birthday Elvis party at Inferno. With music from Banana Monkey and Chad Romero & The Cadillacs, Basement 6’s baby ♥s elvis art show and a special appearance from Ms. Lulu Galore, everybody in the whole cell block gonna party to the jailhouse rock!
80 RMB // 9 PM – LATE
Bund Square, Unit 6-103, 1/F, 658 Dapu Lu, near Longhua Dong Lu // 打浦路658号1楼, 近龙华东路
Pub Crawl @ Beer Gatsby
The first and only pub crawl in Shanghai begins in Bar Gatsby with “bottoms up” at 9.30 PM. The booze flows freely all night at 4 different bars, each for 1 hour with a party bus in between (plus knock back some shots on the bus).
200 RMB (RSVP) 250 RMB (door) // 9.30 PM
488 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu // 大沽路488号, 近石门一路
Super Very Bad Vol. 4 @ Kulou
DJs Maxshen, Tess, Lexicon and Yupee spin the decks at Kulou bar for Super Very Bad Volume 4. A treat for your ears and your eyes with crazy graphics from Tag and VJ 3EyesNuts, plus photographer Spring is making memories from 10 PM ’til late.
50 RMB icl. 1 drink // 10 PM – LATE
222 Xiangyang Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu // 襄阳南路222号, 近复兴西路
1001 Nights @ The Mansion
1001 Nights whisks The Mansion off back to the old East Arabian empire, to a time of fairy tales, poems, love stories, vicious kings, erotica and magic. Expect an eclectic mixture of Arabian-inspired music from Elf Amy (psytrance), Eugenio Altieri (techno), Tommy Hendriks (house & electro) and Rainbow High (ambient techno).
100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 10 PM – LATE
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
Luigi Rocca @ Lola
Italian DJ Luigi Rocca flies into Shanghai for a one-night show at Lola with his record labels 303Lovers and HotFingers. Expect a little bit of everything from the self-made DJ and producer who is for toted as having reached virtually every corner of the electronic musical spectrum.
FREE (Until 1 AM) 100 RMB incl. 1 drink (After 1 AM) // 10 PM
46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
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[Banner features Humbert Humbert (ハンバートハンバート), photo by Wataru Goto]