Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
NO COVER // 7 PM
Rm 402, No 1, 1199 Fanyu Road, near Kaixuan Road // 番禺路1199弄1号楼402室, 近凯旋路
Wind Forest Fire Mountain @ Yuyintang
Feng Lin Huoshan, or Wind Forest Fire Mountain, harnesses the raw elements of rock at Yuyintang. The Chinese 5-piece pop-rock band plays some bilingual songs, so even if your Mandarin isn’t that good, you can still sing-a-long in the choruses.
80 RMB (presale) 100 RMB (door) // 8 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Maximilian Hecker @ Shanghai Centre Theatre
Maximilian Hecker entrances us with his ethereal, dreamy music at the Shanghai Centre Theatre. The Berliner promises his greatest hits like Aoyama’s Glow, Anaesthesia and Lady Sleep.
100 RMB – 580 RMB // 7.30 PM
1376 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1376号
Nightwish @ QSW Culture Centre
Finnish symphonic metal band, Nightwish bring the house down at QSW Culture Centre. The first time in China since 2008, the band just released its new album Endless Forms Most Beautiful in March.
580 RMB // 8 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号, 近江宁路
Zainab Johnson @ Kung Fu Komedy
Kung Fu Komedy announces its first ever international female headliner, Zainab Johnson! She’s a semi-finalist from NBC’s Last Comic Standing and describes her childhood in NYC as ‘not super-ghetto but not, not ghetto’.
170 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Glamour Lab @ V2 Spa (Andaz Hotel)
Ladies, get yourself pampered for 3 full hours at V2 Spa (Andaz Hotel) courtesy of Glamour Lab. Max & relax with makeup artists, fashion advisers, hairdressers, manicurists, skincare specialists, and more. You will be treated to a mouthwatering desserts buffet, delicious drinks and bubbly cocktails.
450 RMB incl. sweet treats & delicious bubbly drinks // 10 AM & 2 PM (SAT & SUN)
88 Songshan Lu, near Taicang Lu // 嵩山路88号近太仓路, 上海安达仕酒店B1楼
Lizzie’s All Natural Barbecue @ Anken Life
Join Lizzie’s All Natural Barbecue at Anken Life an afternoon loaded with local, organic food, a farmers’ market, live music, fitness classes and craft beer. Take your friends and family, and cheers to the beginning of spring with a fantastic summer to come!
NO COVER // 12 PM – 6 PM
667 Changhua Road, near Anyuan Road // 昌化路667号, 近安远路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
[Featuring Zainab Johnson @ Kung Fu Komedy]