Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
80s Sexy Night @ Roxie
Liberate yourself from the daily grind this weekend and join the girls for some fun at Roxie. DJ B.O. of Jew Fest spins the decks and Beijing’s finest burlesque performer, LuLu Galore takes the spotlight.
FREE ENTRY // 9 PM – LATE
359 Kangding Road, 2/F, near North Shaanxi Road // 康定路359号2楼, 近陕西北路
Mika @ QSW Culture Center
London’s 21st century Freddy Mercury, known for his tight pants and feel good anthems, Mika sings at QSW Culture Center. His second and last show in Shanghai on a massive Asian tour, Mika is the bee’s knees this weekend.
380 RMB (presale) 480 RMB (door) // 7.30 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179, 近江宁路
Ruben Paul @ Kung Fu Komedy
Ruben Paul wings into Shanghai on his 5-city Kung Fu Komedy China tour, starting this week in Chengdu. Since his last KFK show in 2013 Ruben has been cracking jokes for HBO and NBC, check him out on The Late Night Show with Craig Ferguson.
170 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (door) // 8 PM (Feb 26, 8 PM & 10 PM // Feb 27, 8.45 PM)
4F, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Chai Night @ The Mansion
Featuring live hip hop and freakin’ awesome DJs, Jew Fest throws a tribute to record producer Rick Rubin at The Mansion. Party to your heart’s content knowing that 18% of your cash goes to charity.
100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 9.30 PM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Road, near West Yan’an Road // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
Construct x Sub-Culture @ The Shelter
Sweet DJs at The Shelter, SIMPIG (Shake It Machine & Mr Pigman – live), Blaise Deville (Construct), plus resident Sub-Culture DJs Howell and Downstate. Grime and dubstep in the basement bomb shelter on Yongfu Road and only 60 RMB entry from 10 PM.
60 RMB // 10 PM – 5 AM
Basement, 5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
Shanghai Pride: Auditions for Pride’s Got Talent @ The Pearl
Calling out to all performers, this is your chance to compete for a 3000 RMB prize in the LGBT festival, Pride’s Got Talent! Auditions are held at the Pearl from 2 PM to 6 PM on February 28.
NO COVER // 2 PM – 6 PM
471 Zhapu Road, near Wujin Road // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Featuring Mika @ QSW Culture Centre]