Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Scott Henderson @ JZ Club
Jazz and blues guitar player, Scott Henderson performs live at JZ Club tonight. Besides being a world class player and premier composer, Scott’s trademark is his beautiful tone and unique ability to blend blues, rock, funk and jazz seamlessly, creating a masterpiece on the guitar. Tickets are ¥230 at the door and the show starts at 9pm.
WHERE:A2-101 Red Town, 570 West Huaihai Road // 淮海西路570弄 A2 101
WHEN: 9pm – 10.30pm
PRICE: ¥230 at the door
CONTACT: +8621 62126991
Rooftop chills @ Goose Island beer garden
Staying in Shanghai for Golden Week? All your friends are out of town? Don’t worry, here’s something for you. Join the Shanghai Brunch Club gang this afternoon from 4pm till late at Goose Island’s rooftop beer garden for a chill day of good beer, spectacular view, yummy bites, good company and you can even bring your furry friends! Add @chrristine on WeChat to RSVP. No prepayment needed, you just need to show up.
WHERE:2/F, 1376 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路 1376号, 2楼
WHEN: 4pm – late
CONTACT: WeChat @chrristine
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