Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
“The cheese is on me” @ Le Bordelais on the Bund
Satisfy your deepest desires for cheese at Le Bordelais on the Bund. A huge selection of cheeses are offered free-of-charge, on the house, you just pay for the wine! Choose from over 70 bottles of wine from the Bordelais cellars, bottles starting from ¥198. See the wine list.
RESERVATIONS: online or telephone (6333-9156)
NO COVER // 7.30 PM – LATE
99 East Beijing Road, near East Zhongshan 1 Road // 北京东路99号, 益丰外滩源, 近中山东一路
Quinn Dahle @ Kung Fu Komedy
Quinn Dahle tours Kung Fu Komedy this week. Arguably the greatest short-form joke writer of today, the show centres around his latino wife. His jokes will catch you off guard like being fined for riding an unlicensed electric scooter!
200 RMB // 8.30 PM (Also Saturday, 8pm & 10pm)
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Get tickets for Quinn Dahle at Kung Fu Komedy
|Presale||Saturday May 21, 8 PM||¥170.00|
|Presale||Saturday May 21, 10 PM||¥170.00|
|Group of 8||Friday May 20, 8.30 PM||¥1190.00|
|Group of 8||Saturday May 21, 8 PM||¥1190.00|
|Group of 8||Saturday May 21, 10 PM||¥1190.00|
|Day of show||Friday May 20, 8.30 PM||¥200.00|
|Day of show||Saturday May 21, 8 PM||¥200.00|
|Day of show||Saturday May 21, 10 PM||¥200.00|
Your boyfriend sucks! @ Yuncai Cafe
Teenie boppers ‘Your Boyfriend Sucks!’ flick it at Yuncai Cafe, calling into Shanghai on a China tour. Little Monster play a support set, along with ‘HOWHY?’ and Anfang band, kicking off at 9pm.
40 RMB – 60 RMB // 8.30 PM
260 Changshou Road, near Xikang Road // 长寿路260号, 近西康路
5th Anniversary Weekend @ Craft
Happy 5th birthday to Craft! The vodka bar celebrates in style with two massive parties this weekend and f***loads of DJs!!Friday night’s lineup features DJs Beaten Space Probe, Lindberg, Nik Hilp, The Brotherhood, Perseau and special guests. Saturday night brings a live set by Velvet Robot, Lucy, Tobias Patrick, Tommy Badshoes, Les Rossignols and Perseau.
DRINKS: ¥50 buy-one-get-one-free beers, cocktails and mixed drinks from 9pm to 11pm, then ¥50 Moscow Mules and mixed drinks from 11pm to 1am. Plus bottles of vodka and gin with mixers ¥600, champagne Moet ¥700.
NO COVER // 9 PM – LATE
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road (down the alley to the left of Donghu Hotel) // 东湖宾馆, 东湖路7号, 近淮海路
Grand opening party @ Reel to Reel
Reel to Reel bursts into the Shanghai clubbing scene in Fuxing Soho, packing a massive sound system, 4 rooms each with a DJ booth, plus an extra DJ in the bathroom. The anthology of DJs for the grand opening includes Hugo Casablanca, Andrew Bull, Beast Beats, Mr. Hell, Luce, RMZ, Lacy Chu, Marley Wrong, Dave K, Jo Light, Lina K, Deep 19, DJAIS and Duster. Get in before midnight or the entrance fee rises to ¥100, the party should carry on swinging ’til sunrise.
NO COVER (WeChat QR scan) // 10 PM
Fuxing Soho, Floor B1, 388 Madang Road, near Middle Fuxing Road // 马当路388号SOHO复兴广场地下1层01室, 近复兴中路
Alex from Tokyo @ Elevator
Alex from Tokyo shows us the future at Elevator with support from Lindberg and Tobias Patrick. Paris-born, Tokyo-raised, NYC-based DJ and wicked dancer, Alex flares on the decks.
50 RMB (presale) 80 RMB (door) // 10 PM
Floor 4, 218 Xinle Road, near Donghu Road // 新乐路218号4楼, 近东湖路
DJ Jigz 5 year anniversary party @ Bocado
DJ Jigz celebrates 5 years of entertaining at Bocado with a massive anniversary bash, ’80s style! Drinks are 4 for ¥100, including sparkling wine, house wine, selected spirits and Tsingtao beer, plus there are complimentary tapas dishes to share until midnight.
NO COVER // 10 PM – LATE
Floor 2, 47 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路47号2楼, 近复兴西路
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!