Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Concrete & Grass Music Festival
Annual music festival Concrete & Grass is back again featuring 60 artists across 4 stages. The lineup includes anything from Japanese rock, Bollywood to Cantonese hip-hop – the best of China and the rest of the world, compressed in two remarkable days. Spend this weekend with music, food, sports, games, craft cocktails and much more interactive experiences.
WHEN: Thursday and Friday, from 11am
WHERE: 2700 Zhangyang North Road // 张杨北路 2700号
PRICE: From ¥180 presale
CONTACT: +8621 6897 7800
W&W @ Fusion
This Dutch production and DJ duo have transcended the boundaries of genre and influenced the globe with their music. Fusing styles and mixing influences, W&W combine the uplifting elements of trance with the raw intensity of electro and progressive house to create a sound uniquely their own. Infectious and highly energetic, their productions are championed by the likes of Hardwell, Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, David Guetta and more for its diversity and massive appeal to audiences.
WHERE: 5/F, Building 6, 123 Xingye Road // 兴业路123号，新天地南里6号楼5楼
PRICE: ¥180 presale
CONTACT: +86 4006103721
Good Vibrations @ Reel to Reel
Some more good vibes from the Good Vibrations group coming back to Reel to Reel. More of a dancehall vibe this round — expect some quality hip hop along with the expected trap and mid-tempo heat provided by a crew of DJs. MC of the night is QD. Free entry for all.
WHEN: 10pm onwards
WHERE: 388 Madang Road, Xintiandi // 马当路 388号
Chill @ Light & Salt Daily
Light & Salt Daily now offers a plate of Jamon Iberico along with a glass of sangria for ¥98 every Thursday 6pm onwards. Perfect way to relax afterwork! You can relax out in their patio over looking Shanxibei Road or enjoy the summernight breeze in their private garden terrace.
WHEN: 6pm onwards
WHERE: North Shaanxi Road // 陕西北路 407号
Dynasty Hard Dance Festival
This Autumn, Dynasty Hard Dance Festival will be held at Qianshuiwan Culture Art Centre. MOTI Dance and Art of Dance are joining forces to bring you the hardest lunar festival of all time. The lineup features Ran-D, DJ Luna, Warface, Forkyrie and Ferrum. Gather your friends and enter the empire of Hard Dance and experience the unique force unleashed by the hard style movement.
WHERE: 179 Yichang Road // 宜昌路 179号
PRICE: ¥290 presale, ¥490 VIP
Street culture @ Kerry Parkside
KP Street brings street culture to Shanghai with graffiti art shows, pop ups selling urban-wear, live DJs, street basketball, skate-boarding competition and more. Today is the last day of this event so bring your friends and head on over if you’re in the Pudong New District area.
WHERE: 1378 Huamu Road // 花木路 1378号