Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
April Fools Day Party @ MAO Livehouse
Cheat and lie, no strings attached, be extra-naughty for one-night only at MAO Livehouse. Fool around at the house of fun where no one will blame you for being bad.
98 RMB (advance) 120 RMB (door) // 8 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号3楼
Thursday: Journey @ Yuyintang
Local rockers Thursday storm into Yuyintang with support from folk guitar goddess Hama. The two bands stand in stark contrast, the ballsy Shanghai boys and the sweet folk-singer.
40 RMB (presale) 60 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 育音堂酒吧, 近延安西路
Space Debris Committee with Shxcxchcxsh @ The Shelter
Two children of planet Stockholm mysteriously find themselves playing techno at The Shelter. Resident DJs Ginga and Stanley get the basement party going from 10 PM, Shxcxchcxsh spin tracks ’til the early morning.
70 RMB // 10 PM
Basement, 5 Yongfu Road, near Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴路
Spanish Tapas Brunch @ Azul
Try the award-winning Spanish tapas brunch at Azul available every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday. Select from a wide variety of breakfast platters, salads, sandwiches, ceviches, Argentinian steaks and more.
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158 RMB (2-courses) 178 RMB (3-courses)
378 Wukang Road, Ferguson Lane, Floor 8, near Tai’an Road // 武康路378号武康亭8楼, 近泰安路
China International Comedy Festival: FINAL @ Kung Fu Komedy
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for, standup comics battle it out at Kung Fu Komedy in the final of China International Comedy Festival. The winners of the semi-finals in Suzhou take to the stage for one last time with their eyes set on the 10K prize money.
170 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
Floor 4, 1 Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Pillow Fight + Black & White @ Mansion
Take a journey back in time to the days of analogue, radio and black & white at The Mansion. DJs Tesla, Carson, Futoso, Olmedo, Chewie and Aabyss show you how to party like it’s 1929!
100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 10 PM – 8 AM
Dynasty Villa B18, 851 Hongjing Road, near Yanan Road // 虹井路851号B18楼, 近延安路
Les Halles de Shanghai – fresh food market @ MUST Grill
Fresh food market, Les Halles de Shanghai pops up at MUST Grill with great local vendors, Kate & Kimi, Pierre’s Foie Gras and more. Browse the freshest, most-organic comfort foods that Shanghai’s former French Concession has to offer.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 5 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
Parent-Child Flashing Shuttlecock workshop @ XinCheJian
The DIY experts at XinCheJian offer a lesson in electronics for parents and kids at the workshop in Jingan. Plant a seed of skill that could flourish into a worthwhile hobby or even a career for your children.
150 RMB – 200 RMB // 5 PM – 6 PM
Floor 1 Building 3, 28 Yuyuan Road // 愚园东路28号3号楼1层
Shanghai Shenhua v. Shijiazhuang Ever Bright @ Hongkou Football Stadium
Shanghai Shenhua go up against Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at Hongkou Football Stadium. It has been a hard season so far for the local team, but the third match this year could be a game changer. If you’re buying tickets from scalpers at the gates then be warey of fakes!
100 RMB – 380 RMB // 7.35 PM
444 Dong Jiangwan Road, near North Sichuan Road // 东江湾路444号, 近四川北路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Featuring Hamama, Thursday: Journey @ Yuyintang, photo by Box]