Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
One Love Reggae @ The Pearl
Enjoy a night of music tribute for reggae kings Bob Marley, Steel Pulse with the veteran band from Mauritus, Noukilla and a ti’punch. With lyrics in Creole, French and English, you’ll also learn to dance to the Sega music with two dancers. After the performance you are welcome to stay and dance all night with the sounds from POPASUDA and with Skinny Brown spinning on the decks. The dress code is green, black and red. Tickets are ¥150 at the door including a drink. Happy hour is available from 5pm-7pm.
WHERE: 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路, 471弄
PRICE: ¥150 at the door
CONTACT: +86 13764889962 // [email protected]
Fresh Start with Eco & More @ Element Fresh
Join Fresh Start for what promises to be an electric Friday morning at Element Fresh at the Jing AnKerry Center. Jeni Saeyang, Founder and CEO of Eco & More, has been invited to have a remarkably frank and open discussion with you. Prepare yourself for some real talk as Jeni shares her real world experiences of scaling a for-profit social venture, and describes the challenges of navigating the business world, social impact proponents, and the mass consumer market. Tickets are ¥100 which includes breakfast at the Element Fresh.
WHEN: 7.45AM to 9AM
WHERE: 1551 Nanjing Xi Road // 南京西路 1551号
PRICE: ¥100 includes breakfast at Element Fresh
Live Jazz @ The Market
The Market and JZ Music will be hosting an evening of live jazz with three special performances ”Little Happiness Trio”, ”Maria Duo” and ”The Drop Trio”. Come and get a preview of the JZ Jazz Festival happening in October at the Shanghai Expo. Tickets are prepaid online and you can receive a free drink /food voucher at The Market, and it’s ¥150 at the door. Event starts at 7.30pm.
WHERE: 280 Aomen Road // 澳门路 280号
PRICE: ¥150 at the door, prepaid tickets receives a free drink/ food voucher
CONTACT: WeChat: cambiokid
YetiOut presents Falcons @ Arkham
YetiOut brings back Los Angeles based producer Falcons back to Shanghai after their first party two years ago. Falcons’ music is inspired Southern hip-hop and his energy fused productions have taken him from Coachella to exclusive sets on BBC Radio 1’s Boiler Room. Pre-sale tickets are ¥80 and ¥100 if you scan and follow them on WeChat at the door.
WHEN: 10pm till late
WHERE: 280 1 Wulumuqi Road // 乌鲁木齐路 1号
PRICE: Pre-sale tickets are ¥80, ¥100 if you scan and follow them on WeChat at the door.
Shin-Ski, Namy, Smooth Current @ MAO Livehouse
Notable figures of jazzy hiphop and club music Shin-Ski, Namy, DJ Ryow a.k.a Smooth Current have decided to come together to celebrate MAO’s 7th anniversary. This is going to be an epic combination of hiphop and house music. Pre-sale tickets are ¥160, ¥190 at the door and VIP tickets are ¥360 (limited). VIP guests will receive Shin-Ski’s new track, receive priority entry and be able to meet & greet.
WHERE: 3/F, No. 308 Chongqing Nan Road // 重庆南路, 308号, 3楼
China’s largest electronic music festival lands in Shanghai on October 1st and 2nd with a legendary artist line up with EDM chart-toppers Hardwell, Skrillex, Alesso and Afrojack. Last year, Storm was in Shanghai and Shenzhen and welcomed over 75,000 party people from all around the world. EDM fans of Shanghai, prepare to be mind-blown!
WHEN:Saturday and Sunday, Gate opens 12pm-10pm
WHERE: 455 Ruining Road // 瑞宁路 455号
Conrank and official STORM afterparty @ Arkham
SHFT presents renowned talent Conrank at STORM festival’s official afterparty. As a producer Conrank has worked with some heavyweight artists and as a DJ, Conrank has ripped up the stage and torn off the roof at clubs and festival around the world – he knows how to rock a crowd.
WHEN: 10pm – 3am
WHERE: 1 Wulumuqi Road // 乌鲁木齐路1号
PRICE: Presale tickets are ¥100, and ¥140 at the door
Michael Wolf @ M97 Project Space
Informal Solutions refers to coping mechanisms devised by the residents of Hong Kong to deal with high-density living. German photographer Michael Wolf exhibits a range of multimedia works at M97 project space that he has collected in back alleys in HongKong since 1994. Admission is Free.
WHEN: All day
WHERE: 363 Changping Road, Building 4, F2 // 昌平路 363号, 4号楼, 2楼
Tim Burton exhibit
The four-story gallery at the Lafayette Arts and Design Centre is displaying Tim Burton’s Pop Surrealist designs that has captivated visitors at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 2009-2010. This exhibition shows more than 500 of Burton’s artworks, ranging from statues to impromptu napkin sketches that occurred to him in his day-to-day life.
WHERE: 323 Fuxing Middle Road // 复兴中路 323号
WHEN: until October 10, 10am-10pm
CONTACT: +8621 6416 2600
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