Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai Derby: Shenhua v SIPG
Shanghai Stadium hosts a derby soccer match between Shenhua and SIPG in the China Super League. Expect the fans to be all riled up (there was violence between fans in 2014/15) and find a scalper selling tickets at the gates, but be wary of fakes.
N/A (find a scalper at the gates) // 7.35 PM
1111 North Caoxi Road, near Tianyaoqiao Road // 漕溪北路1111号, 近天钥桥路
DJ Spinna @ The Shelter
Soul Crate brings DJ Spinna all the way from NYC to ramp up Friday night at The Shelter. Boogie in the basement with the best funk, soul R&B and jazz that Shanghai has to offer this weekend, warm-up from DJs Ceezy, HBD, Raw B and V-Nutz.
80 RMB // 10 PM
5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
Musicomix Medicine Show @ Basement 6
‘The Auroratones’ and song maker/ink spiller, Ivan Klipstein gets arty with music and comic visuals at Basement 6. This multi-faceted artist recently released two EPs “I Wanted To Call Out” and “Winter Is Coming” and he’s working on the visuals at this very moment!
NO COVER // 8 PM
115 Pingwu Road, near Xingfu Road // 平武路115号, 近幸福路
Split Works: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ QSW Culture Centre
Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the post-rock shoe-gazers from Canada, play at QSW Culture Centre. Split Works presents another sell-out gig for an audience desperate to hear the newest noise from the band’s 2015 album ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’.
280 RMB (presale) 360 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号, 近江宁路
SCAA Adoption Day @ Shanghai Brewery
Second Chance Animal Aid invites you to meet the cats and dogs at Shanghai Brewery. If you have the room in your heart for a new, furry best friend then ponder taking one home with a pint at the brewery.
NO COVER // 1 PM – 5 PM
15 Dongping Road, near Hengshan Road // 东平路15号, 近衡山路
Brian Rice @ Yuyintang
Danish heart throb Brian Rice sings at Yuyintang, a chance to hear him perform the hits from his chart-topping debut album ‘Confessional’. Get down with the catchy love songs and pop-rock melodies on his new album ‘Hear Me As I Am’.
80 RMB (presale) 120 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM – 11 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yan’an Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Featuring Musicomix Medicine Show @ Basement 6, photo by Tanha Gomes]