Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Soft Opening Laksa Party @ Laksa Noodle Kitchen
Welcome Shanghai’s newest restaurant Laksa Noodle Kitchen and head to the soft opening party! RSVP with Laksa join them in celebrating at the new venue from 6 PM.
RSVP (+86) 21 6313 2070 OR (+86) 1861138313 // 6 PM
Building 5, Qiye Tiandi, B/1, 150 Hubin Road, Huangpu district // 黄浦区湖滨路150号企业天地五号楼地下二层E04单元
Soul Train @ The Pearl
The Pearl stages Soul Train, a classic TV Show from the funkadelic 70s. Get ready to do the Bump, Rock Steady and Electric Slide in Funky Town, bing out your bell bottoms and join the Soul Train Dance Line!
200 RMB (presale) 220 RMB (door) // 5 PM – LATE
471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
MAD Visions for 2016 & Beyond @ naked Hub
MADNESS unites creative professionals from different industries to tackle an important topic at Naked Hub. Listen to what the keynote speakers have to say, participate with the Q&A and feel free to mingle with the whole creative group after 9 PM.
100 RMB (door) RSVP ([email protected] OR (WeChat) SH-MADNESS) incl. 3 drinks & snacks // 7 PM – 11 PM
3/F, 1237 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu // 复兴中路1237号3楼, 近襄阳南路
We are Laowai @ Yuyintang
Laowai rock bands invade Yuyintang! For one night only catch German band JK & TT, Moaning Lisa (USA) and Spondees (laowai).
40 RMB (door) // 9 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
Young Forever @ MAO Livehouse
MAO Livehouse supports the local music scene as always with a big 5 band lineup, Young Forever. The lineup features From Somewhere Else, Orange, Plastic Chocolate, Nonplus of Color and Little Monster.
50 RMB (advance) 80 RMB (door) // 8 PM – 11.30 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing South Road, near Jiangguo Road // 黄浦区, 重庆南路308号3楼 (近建国中路)
Standup Comedy Spotlight: Storm Xu @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Kung Fu Komedy Club presents Storm Xu in the Standup Comedy Spotlight. Turner Sparks hosts the night with supporting standup comics, Adam Skuze and Chris Baker.
50 RMB (advance) 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
Prison on Fire @ iCON
DJ Kuma Ray headlines at the new iCON in Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai’s biggest LGBT nightclub. Organised by Angel Shanghai, it promises gogo boys and plenty of naughty prisoners.
30 RMB (incl. 1 drink before 11PM) 60 RMB (incl. 1 drink after 11 PM) 100 RMB incl. 3 drinks after 11 PM) // 10 PM
Shanghai Stadium, Gate 7, Lingling Lu, near Xietu Lu // 上海体育场7号门, 零陵路, 近斜土路
Opening Party @ El Luchador (Xintiandi)
El Luchador unveils its newest restaurant & tequila bar in Xintiandi with a massive, all day party. DJ Acosta plays live at the Cuadrilatero (wrestling ring) plus you can splash out with 30% off food and drinks.
NO COVER // 12 PM – LATE
“The House” (building 5, unit 107), 123 Xingye Road, near Huangpi South Road // 兴业路123弄5号楼107室, 近黄陂南路
Pop Up Market by Adja Fashion Designer Community @ Bubbly Nation
Adja Fashion Designer Community holds a pop up market at Bubbly Nation, purveying unique creations by independent designers. Browse the stalls selling jewellery, clothing, lingerie, bags, beauty accessories, hand craft and more.
FREE ENTRY // 2 PM – 7 PM
537 Haifang Road, near Xikang Road, Jing’an district // 静安区, 海防路537号, 近西康路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have an event you’d like to see listed here? Get in touch with us at [email protected]!
[Banner features Soul Train @ The Pearl]