Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
West Bund Food Festival @ Yuz Museum
The first West Bund Food Festival is ongoing until the 7th of October at the Yuz Museum riverbank. Seven Michelin-starred restaurant chefs will be cooking up a storm such as Felice Sgarra, Fabrizio Tesse, Giuseppe Costa, Corrado Michelazzo, Pierre-Olivier Prouheze, Franck Renimel and Charles Fonte. 88 well known restaurants such as CAPO, Da Marco and Da Dong will also be there. Tickets at the door are ¥80 in the day at ¥100 at night that includes a free cocktail and non-alcoholic drink.
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WHERE: Longteng Avenue 2555 // 龙腾大道 2555号
WHEN: 01 Oct – Fri 07 Oct // Day session 11am – 3pm // Night session 4.30pm – 9pm
PRICE: ¥80-¥100 at the door
Simple Life Festival @ Expo Garden Park
Simple Life Festival is in Shanghai this October with headliners such as Sammi Cheung, Cheer Chen, Joanna Wang, A-Lin and A-Yue. Originally from Taiwan, this year’s theme is ”Simple Life, Simple Love” and there’ll be four stages with different artists performing simultaneously, so there’s something for everyone. Tickets are ¥230 and the event runs from 12pm to 9.30pm until the 6th of October.
WHERE: Expo Avenue, Expo Garden Park // 世博大道, 世博公园
WHEN: 04 Oct – 06 Oct // 12pm – 9.30pm
Savour food festival @ The Hub
Ongoing until October 7th, the Savour food festival is back again in Shanghai this year with themed menus, offers, cooking classes and parties. The Hub in Hongqiao is hosting this event featuring fourteen pop-ups and star chefs such as Kirk Westaway, Dennis Huwae, Christopher Millar, Douglas Tay, Alvin Leung’s Bo Innovation team. Most dishes are cooked on site and priced ¥60 – ¥90. You can purchase entrance tickets below priced btween ¥230 – ¥250.
WHERE: 688 Shenchang Road // 申长路 688号
WHEN: Oct 5, 6, 7 Lunch 11 – 4pm // Dinner 5 – 10pm
PRICE: ¥230 – ¥250
Amorphis @ MAO Livehouse
Finnish heavy metal band Amorphis is performing at MAO Livehouse tonight. The progressive metal masters brings the majestic doom-laden riffage to Shanghai. Their last album ”Under the Red Cloud” has showcased their ability to push the boundaries of metal music and has solidified their status as one of the most exciting melodic metal musicians.
WHERE: 3/F, Chongqing South Road 308 // 重庆南路308号3楼
WHEN: 8.30pm – 10.30pm
PRICE: ¥260 at the door
CONTACT: +8621 6445 0086
Napoleon @ YuYinTang
British melodic hardcore four-piece band Napoleon is in town tonight at YuYinTang. Talented for mixing abrasive hardcore with fresh technical arrangements, Napoleon has set the bar high for the melodic hardcore music genre since their EP ”What We See” back in 2011. The show starts at 8.30pm and tickets are ¥120 at the door.
WHERE: 851 Kaixuan Road // 凯旋路851号
WHEN: 8.30pm – 10.30pm
PRICE: ¥120 at the door
CONTACT: +8621 52378662
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