Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
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
Ladies’ Night @ MAO Livehouse
Ladies Night means girlies can bring a date to the freaky ‘Enjoy the Oestrum in Spring’ gig at MAO Livehouse for free. For the ladies’ 80 RMB entrance fee the bar serves free cocktails and you get to see three bands live, Theory of Convergence, Before the Daylight and The Deck Chairs.
60 RMB (presale) 80 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号3楼
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
The Fuzz @ Yuyintang
The Fuzz drifts into Shanghai with its ‘The Root of Innocence’ album tour at Yuyintang. Half-way through the band’s two-month tour of 42-cities from Beijing to Lhasa, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Shanghai, rock ‘n’ roll is sure to be seeping through the band’s veins.
60 RMB (presale) 80 RMB (door) // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Casino: Sin City by Urban Aphrodite @ The Pearl
Urban Aphrodite rolls all the dice in Sin City tonight at The Pearl, conjuring up the Las Vegas casino experience. Following the black-tie dress code is essential for tonight’s experiential offerings of pole dancers, black jack, roulette and poker, plus you can loosen up for the evening with happy hour and dining from 5 PM to 8 PM.
100 RMB // 9 PM
471 Zhapu Road, near Wujin Road // 乍浦路471弄, 近武进路
Mirage Hard-Dance Festival @ QSW Culture Centre
See an oasis in the desert and a diamond in the rough, it’s Mirage Hard-Dance Festival at QSW Culture Centre. Featuring in the 5-DJ lineup is Atmoztears, Festuca, Cyber and more.
390 RMB (door) // 9 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号, 近江宁路
12-inches of Fun @ Dada
Roll up rollup for a night of innuendos with Iggy’s 12-inces of Fun at Dada. Lindberg and Tobias Patricks spin 12-inch vinyl LPs like there’s no tomorrow.
NO COVER // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
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
Henry Wu @ The Shelter
Henry Wu slaps down the bass at The Shelter with support ollo-MAM, Knopha and Sleepless. Woozy Offline brings together an intimate, underground party with London headliner Henry Wu.
60 RMB // 10 PM
Basement, 5 Yongfu Road, near Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴路
Shft. presents Y2K @ Arkham
Red marauders, Y2K dish out some tunes at Arkham two more resident, Shanghai DJs from Shft. DJs Visudy and Yung Sol support Y2K who blasts the dance floor until the early morning.
100 RMB (presale) 120 RMB (door) // 10.30 PM
1 Wulumuqi Road, near Hengshan Road // 乌鲁木齐路1号, 近衡山路
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[Featuring Before Daylight in Ladies’ Night: Enjoy the Oestrum in Spring @ MAO Livehouse ]