Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Tang Junqiao Bamboo Flute Orchestra @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Tang Junqiao is a renowned player and educator of the bamboo flute, a professor and tutor of graduate students at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and the president of the Bamboo Flute Professional Committee of the Shanghai Musician Association. She has performed traditional Chinese music for more than 30 foreign state leaders, and is the only Chinese player of folk music who has been invited to regularly play with world famous institutes like New York Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, and Bamberg Symphony.
📍 1380 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路1380号
JZ Fest Opening Party @ Unico
Kick off the latest edition of JZ fest at their opening party at Unico. Two big-name artists will be performing Latin jazz combos. Free entrance from 10pm to midnight with the password COCO at the door.
📍 2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road | 中山东一路3号2楼
13th JZ Festival Shanghai @ Expo Park
More than 40 bands from China and 20 different countries are slated to perform at the 13th JZ fest. Headliners include Chucho Valdés, Kool & The Gang, Andy Summers and the Blue Falcons, Chris Dave and the Drumhedz, and Jeff Lorber Fusion. Other confirmed artists are Nils Landgren Funk Unit, one of the very best funk bands in Europe, Australian-born Chinese trumpet player Toby Mak, Tina May, one of the finest jazz vocalists in the UK, Theo Croker, resident at Shanghai’s House of Blues, and China’s most awarded trumpet player Li Xiaochuan.
📍 1750 Expo Avenue | 世博大道1750号
Boom Bap: 1989 vs 1999 @ C’s
Hip-hop took off in 1989 with ground-breaking releases, socially-aware gangsta rap, and incredible productions. In comparison, 1999 saw the rise of the independent hip-hop artist and mainstream albums that gradually broke away from generic rap styles. Boom Bap presents 1989 vs 1999, old school versus true school, for a look at how the genre has changed throughout the years.
📍 685 Dingxi Road | 定西路685号
The Westin Sunday Brunch @ The Westin Bund Center Shanghai
Sunday brunch at The Westin Bund Center kicks off October with brand new themes for the month. This week: it’s an all-Nippon affair with sushi, sashimi, and other popular Japanese dishes.
📍 88 Middle Henan Road | 河南中路88号
REnextop Boxing League 2017 @ Bandai Namco Shanghai Base
The 15th Sunday RBL “Boxing Yan” National gathers 16 boxers on the beach for a sprint a chance to win cash prizes and a shot at their boxing dreams. Whether they’re security guards, couriers, students, or white collar workers, they all have a common identity – an unyielding love for boxing.
📍 179 Yichang Road | 宜昌路179号
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