Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Asia CES 2016: Tech show @ Shanghai New International Expo Center
Asia CES (Consumer Electronics Show) showcases the latest tech on the market at Shanghai New International Expo Center. This year’s themes are connectivity, innovation and the Internet of Things, register on the website to check it out.
50 RMB – 100 RMB (REGISTER) // 10 AM – 6 PM
2345 Longyang Road, near Fangdian Road // 龙阳路2345号, 近芳甸路
Sanju Surendran lecture @ Work Cafe
Indian filmmaker Sanju Surendran gives a masterclass at Work Cafe, check out his work on Youtube. Part of the Long Week of Short Films festival, there’s loads more going on this weekend.
Visit Long Weekend of Short Films to find out what else the festival has in store!
NO COVER // 7 PM – 7.45 PM
Floor 3, Plaza 818, 818 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路818号3楼
Wanna Travel networking @ Atto Primo
Wana Travel hosts a meetup with networking at Atto Primo in Lujiazui with an afterparty at Bar Rouge. Enjoy deals on drinks and food plus an amazing view at the swanky Italian restaurant, then free entry to Bar Rouge on the Bund.
NO COVER (RSVP) // 7.30 PM – 10.30 PM
The Bund, Floor 2, 5 East Zhongshan 1 Road // 中山东一路5号2楼, 外滩
Thrash Festival @ MAO Livehouse
Headbangers from Blitey roll into Shanghai, headlining Thrash Festival at MAO Livehouse. Onslaught, Angelus Apatrida, The Blood and more. If you still need more metal, check out Yuyintang.
200 RMB (presale) 280 RMB (door) // 8 PM
308 South Chongqing Road, near Middle Jianguo Road // 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Farewell to Fuxing @ JZ Club
The penultimate night at JZ Club Fuxing Road sees 4 great bands and an endless jam session. Savana, Alec Haavik Friction Four, Latino Project, J3 Trio and the jam from 3am until it’s last man standing.
100 RMB // 9 PM
West Fuxing Road, near Yongfu Road // 复兴西路46号, 近永福路
Inside the Devil’s Mind @ Yuyintang
Inside the Devil’s Mind stages 3 metal bands at Yuyintang, Hitobashira, The Machinery of Other Skeletons and The Arcbane. For more Friday night rock, check out the Thrash gig over at MAO Livehouse.
50 RMB (door) // 9.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Transmission @ Harley’s
Transmission flows all weekend at Harley’s with DJs Don Jaly, Terence C and Rob Young. This dark dive on Nandan Road is the only decent bar you’ll find for miles in Xujiahui.
30 RMB // 10 PM – LATE
Basement, 265 East Nandan Road, near North Caoxi Road // 南丹东路265号, 近漕溪北路
Press Play @ Dada
The French dudes return at Dada, playing deep techno and house with guest DJ Turtle Tamer. Pop your clogs and flip your lid at the raviest rave bar in Shanghai.
NO COVER // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!