Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
China International Comedy Festival: Steve Simeone @ Kung Fu Komedy
The International Comedy Festival kicks off at Kung Fu Komedy and Steve Simeone headlines the opening night. Look forward to two weeks of non-stop laughs at Kung Fu Komedy, showcasing rising superstars from Shanghai and abroad.
170 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (door) // 8 PM & 10 PM (March 18 – April 3)
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
GoaProductions presents Spirit Tribe @ Dada
The legendary Spirit Tribe from Yunnan weaves a tale of magic, music and mystery at Dada. Lose yourself in a wonderland of sights and sounds with the most colourful people you could ever find in the Middle Kingdom, digital sound sorcerers Atoned Splendor and PsychicNova, Anan and Trixphonic guide you down an enchanted path of self-discovery.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM – LATE
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Listen Up: rap battle @ MAO Livehouse
Chinese rap is on the wire at MAO Livehouse, rising rap-stars battle for the Listen Up title. Witness the beginning of something big in the Shanghai rap and MC scene and see if your Mandarin abilities can keep up.
80 RMB (presale) 100 RMB (door) // 8 PM – LATE
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road, near Middle Jianguo Road // 重庆南路308号3楼, 近建国中路
Round Eye with Mr. Clit & the Pink Cigarettes @ Yuyintang
All the way from Indiana, punk-rockers Round Eye play at Yuyintang with Mr. Clit & the Pink Cigarettes. Let loose with Round Eye for one of its “8 silly days in China” and hope to hear hits from Mr. Clit’s latest album ‘Wet Willy’.
60 RMB (door) // 9 PM – LATE
851 Kaixuan Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
It’s Raining Puppies @ MUST Grill
Support the Best Friends China charity by joining it for food and drinks at MUST Grill with ¥30 beer, wine and cocktails. If you have room in your heart for a new best friend then think about adopting 1 of 25 healthy puppies from the charity.
NO COVER // 3 PM – 7 PM
Floor 1, Building 2, 881 Wuding Road, near Changde Road // 武定路881号2号楼1楼, 近常德路
Love is Brewing @ Brew Bear
Take your significant other and enjoy buy-one-get-one-free craft beer all day at Brew Bear in Jingan. There’s a beer for everyone’s taste at Brew Bear and you can try them all for half-price!
NO COVER // 11 AM – 10 PM
596 Julu Road // 巨鹿路596号
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Featuring Mr. Clit & the Pink Cigarettes @ Yuyintang]