Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghaiist Brunch Society @ Azul
After a successful launch of Shanghaiist’s first event last month at Calypso, this Saturday, we are bringing you to another one of our favorite restaurants — Azul Tapas Lounge at Ferguson Lane. For ¥198, you’ll be spoiled with a 4 course meal prepared by Azul’s chef Oscar Beltran, and go home with vouchers worth ¥305. There are options for meat lovers, pescetarians and vegetarians. If you’re coming with friends, let us know and we’d be happy to arrange a table for you. If not, you’re more than welcome to join us at our table and meet new friends! Secure your seats by signing up in the form below.
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WHEN: Saturday, 2pm
WHERE: 8/F, 378 Wukang Road // 武康路 378号
DJ Snake @ MYST
Grammy-nominated French DJ and producer, DJ Snake, is heading down to MYST nightclub performing his hottest billboard hits. The show starts at 1030pm and ticket prices starts at ¥230. Be sure to head down early to avoid the crowd.
WHERE: 1123 Yan An Middle Road // 延安中路 1123号
CONTACT: +8621 6437 9999
China Comedy Club @ Jalapeño
The China Comedy Club is set to take over the SCC @Jalapeño. A full slate of Beijing’s best headliners are making the trip south for one night only. Fantastic lineup includes Nigel Tu, Paul Creasy, David Fertitta, Riley Hageman, and Lincoln Van der Huizman. Mexican food and drinks served and the show starts at 830pm. Tickets are ¥70.
WHERE: 2/F, 393 Weihai Road // 威海路 393号, 2楼
CONTACT: [email protected]
Concrete & Grass Music Festival
Annual music festival Concrete & Grass is back again featuring 60 artists across 4 stages. The lineup includes anything from Japanese rock, Bollywood to Cantonese hip-hop – the best of China and the rest of the world, compressed in two remarkable days. Spend this Friday with music, food, sports, games, craft cocktails and much more interactive experiences.
WHERE: 2700 Zhangyang North Road // 张杨北路 2700号
PRICE: From ¥180 presale
CONTACT: +8621 6897 7800
“Black & White” pet adoption @ Wooden Box
ThinkAdoption, PPAR and Taxiaoyuan have organised a special non-profit pet adoption event by where many blackand& white rescued pets will be waiting to find their pur-fect fur-ever homes.
WHERE: 9 Qinghai Road // 青海路9号
CONTACT: +8621 5213 2965 // ppar_sh[email protected]
Art in the City @ K11 Art Space
Art In The City turns 3 years old and upgrades its festival formula to highlight even more new art from China, more projects and more venues. Participating artists includes Liu Bolin, Qiu Zhijie, Michael Wolf and more.The main exhibition at CHI K11 art museum is entitled ”TAKE ME OUT”, showcasing the crossovers between technology, art and design that challenges our understanding of the spaces within which we view art.
WHERE: B3/F, 300 Huaihai Zhong Road // 淮海中路300号
CONTACT: +8621 2310 3066
Brewdog tap-take-over @ Dogtown
Popular street-side bar and eatery located in Jing’an has an entirely new Brew Dog beer lined up. There will be Jameson Whiskey providing shots throughout the night along with on-site hair and beard styling for all you handsome chaps out there. The poshest looking person will receive prizes.
WHERE: 409 North Shaanxi Road // 陕西北路 409号
Live tango music & dance show @ The Pearl
Live tango music & dance show @ The Pearl
Ready for a night of real live tango music and dance show? This Sunday, The Pearl features the Argentinian dance group Breaking Tango and the leading tango ensembles in Asia, The Gardel trio. Your chance to experience a night of true Argentinian culture, make sure you don’t miss it!
WHERE: 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471号
PRICE: ¥50 presale, ¥80 at the door
CONTACT: +86 13764889962 // [email protected]
Skate-a-thon @ Boom Boom Bagels
Join the skate-a-thon party today at Dogtown, Spot Skate, Dope Shifu, Brash and Boom Boom Bagels starting at 3pm. There will be lots of goodies and prizes to be won and there’ll be a live DJ partying along with you until late. Event starts at 3pm at Spot Skate and tickets rae
Boom Boom Bagels and Dogtown hosts a Sunday skate-a-thon, starting at 3pm at Spot Skate. Skaters will pass through multiple venues (Dogtown, Dope Shifu, Brash) where they will have to perform tricks for prizes, before ending at Boom Boom Bagels where there will be goodies t o be won and a live DJ partying along with guests till late.
WHERE: 39 Anfu Road // 安福路39号
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