Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
TONIGHT: Velvet Robot @ Craft
From Taiwan, Shanghai’s cutest resident DJ, Velvet Robot takes over the decks at Craft. Super disco, funk, retro, everything that makes you wanna boogie ’til the early morning. WARNING – the cocktails are pretty strong – happy hour from 8pm to 10.30pm, all cocktails just ¥50!
NO COVER // 10 PM
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road (alley left of the Donghu Hotel) // 东湖路7号2楼, 近东湖宾馆
Race to Restore 5k Charity Run @ Century Park
The Race to Restore 5k charity run starts from Century Park gate 5 at 9am, supporting the Eden Ministry. Organised by 3 teachers from Transformation Academy, they hope to motivate more dialogue around modern day slavery.
200 RMB (adults) 100 RMB (kids under 12) // 9 AM
Century Park, Gate 5 // 世纪公园5号门
The Great Australian BBQ @ Wellington College
Get down to the Great Australian BBQ for a rip snorting grill and a fun-packed family day at Wellington College. Watch the lads’ cricket, football and rugby matches, kids can go on the bouncy castle, there’s a silent charity auction and loads of food!
100 RMB (kids under 16 FREE) // 10 AM – 4 PM
1500 Yaolong Road // 耀龙路1500号
Barbecue Cook-off @ Bubba’s BBQ
Feast on 6 hours of all-you-can-eat BBQ and all-you-can-drink beer at Bubba’s, for just ¥300. If that’s not enough, there’s live music and an exclusive afterparty!
300 RMB // 11 AM – 5 PM
2262 Hongqiao Road // 虹桥路2262号
JZ Summer Night: An Evening with Pat Metheny @ Shanghai Concert Hall
All the way from Kansas City, Pat Metheny plays his jazz guitar at Shanghai Concert Hall. Accompanied by pianist Gwilym Simcock, double-bassist Linda Oh and drummer Antonio Sánchez, JZ continues to bring the best of the jazz world to Shanghai.
80 RMB – 1280 RMB // 7 PM
523 East Yan’an Road // 延安东路523号
Azzurri FC Rooftop Party @ Tinty Garden
Azzurri FC hosts a rooftop party with BottlesXO at Tinty Garden, in 1933 Slaughterhouse. Entry comes with free flow beer until 11pm, chow down on the Damarco buffet, then you get free entry to Lola anytime before 2.30am.
150 RMB (door) // 7 PM
Floor 3, 611 Liyang Road, near Haining Road // 溧阳路611号, 近海宁路
Duo Duo’s New House Party @ Duo Duo
Ten Men Shanghai legend, Duo Duo opens a bar in his mate’s Xi’an restaurant and names it after himself. Duo Duo celebrates with free Asahi and wine to kick off and strong cocktails for ¥30 later. Plus there’s a hip hop face-off between DJ Robert Moses and DJ Jane Jacobs!
NO COVER // 8 PM
391 Dagu Road, near North Chengdu Road // 大沽路391号, 近成都北路
Standup Comedy Showcase @ Kung Fu Komedy
Joe Schaefer hosts a showcase of Shanghai’s finest standup comics at Kung Fu Komedy. From 8.30pm, Ben Frank, James Oakley, Morten Fausbøll, Storm Xu and Turner Sparks.
50 RMB // 8.30 PM
Floor 4, North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
TzuSing EP Launch @ The Shelter
TzuSing launches his new EP – A Name Out Of Place Pt. III – at Shelter. DJs Osheyack, Illsee and Howell support the new NYC phat cat.
40 RMB // 10 PM
5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!