Upcoming Events


Thu, 06

until Sep 3

18Gallery » Icon Tada Solo Exhibition

Japanese artist Icon Tada lets his images run wild and spread like colorful fireworks. This artist draws and paints solely with computers and vectorial drawing. His images, born from digital manipulations, are often opposed to characteristics attributed to classic painting.

Not Me » Heart Attack !?!

A full line-up of indie rawkers this week: GG (Top Floor Circus), Danny Rouge (Rogue Transmission), Wongton (Badtastic), Miffy (Ranked #6 New Wave Dj in the World). No cover. 15rmb Tsingies. Free ones with non-suck requests. Don't request Oasis. It's fucking lame.

The Shelter » Karma-Koma feat. DEEP19

The Shelter's abstract/downbeat night returns with DEEP19 from Udance, B6, Yen, and ChaCha. Deep19's bringing the deepest and darkest house from the depths of ... something. Cover: 10rmb. B6 starts off with ambient at the start of the night.

until Aug 20

Factory » Julie X Ting Ting Graffiti Art Exhibition

Julie is a young French artist living and working in Shanghai , Ting Ting is the only female member of Shanghai's Oops graffiti crew. Together they're doing a large canvas at the Factory, as well as showcases their own solo work.

LOgO » MOZ TURBO: Battle of Techno

Local fresh party team MOZ goes TURBO with a guys vs. girls techno battle at LOgO. "Miss DJs vs Mr DJs." Yoko (MYHOUSE) & MiMI (MYHOUSE) vs. Kone (MOZ) & Doggy (MOZ). No cover.

Every Thu until Oct 6

Mural » Summer Beer Galore

Every Thursday is free flow draft beer for only 50rmb from 9:30pm till 12:30am. '70s and '80s music pumping on the sound system from DJ Janus and a proper party atmosphere... get down!

C's » Boing Boom Tschak

A C's montly with Ben Thriller (SWE) + guests. This time with DJ Charp (FRA) who promises to deliver his trademark of sexy-tech-rolling-bass-tunes that makes people look better. No cover.

Fri, 07

Not Me » Knives Out

Get your sharpest weapon and bring it to the freshest Indie Electro and Electroclash in Shanghai. Whilst the Robot's away the Plastik will play. Kidplastik is joined by a gang of electro junkies with special guest Jack Sprat to annihilate any brain cells you thought you have left. No cover.

The Shelter » PAUSE:PLAY

This month's mix CD comes from The Lab's DJ Fortune. Expect a fresh mix of hiphop, funk and soul with some serious turntablism. The release party has special guest As-One, a UK graffiti and street artist. Fortune is joined by V-Nutz, Shreddi, Santo Chino and more. Cover: 30rmb. Starts 10pm.

Yuyintang » The Rovers Tribute To Led Zeppelin

An evening of Led Zep covers as The Rovers tribute the 1970s rock gods. Bring you air guitar, headband and light a candle for Bonham. Support provided by the Snots. Starts 9pm at Yuyintang. Cover: 30rmb.

ICONs » Zone Grand Opening

The club upstairs from theme restaurant ICONS is relaunching as Zone. They're having their opening party this Friday. Dancefloor, VIP areas, and most importantly, free booze from 10pm until 11pm. No cover. Music is electronic from DJ Claustrophobia (GER), DJ Vince Lorenz (FRA), DJ Steven Lorenz (FRA) and DJ James Alexander (UK).

Racks » Lollipop Friday's

Racks hosts a lollypop party: lick the center for a chance to win a 5,000rmb cash prize, bottles of champagne, bottles of Grey goose, and more. No cover. Starts 9pm.

Petals Club » Fashion World Tour Night

The newly re-opened Petals Club hosts a "Fashion World Tour" night. New York and London with a touch of Tokyo atmosphere in Shanghai. Music is "casual hip hop and elegant trance". Guests in glitter silver get free shooters. Cover: 80rmb (incl. one drink).

Sat, 08

JW Marriott Tomorrow Square » Mumm By the Pool, 2nd Edition

It's back again. Riviera returns with their second "Mumm by The Pool" party. Runs from 1pm to 7pm. 200rmb including 1 glass. Packaged prices available. Reservations to contact@rivieraevents.com.

The Shelter » Sweatshop feat. TOTAL SCIENCE & MC RIYA

Total Science make their China debut, joined by MC Riya. Drum n bass purism from the UK. Sweatshop prezents and reprezents. Cover is 50rmbs. Starts 10pm.

Not Me » Push the Button

This Saturday, elnomo and secret (imaginary?) guests push the button, spin the wheel, roll the dice and gamble til they win. Music = weird outer space beer drinking jams. Cover is nothing.

Petals Club » Petals Club Opening Party

Petals Club celebrates their grand re-opening with a full DJ line-up: DJ Sahl, Casie Lane, Komi, and Ben. Free shooter for ladies between 9pm and 12am. No cover. All manner of electronic on the stereo.

Club Sky » One-Year Anniversary Party

Club Sky in the New Factories celebrates one year of thumping club action. Open bar party (100rmb) with all kinds of performances and stuff. Starts 9pm.

LOgO » Neon

Bright rhythms, percussive textures and booming basslines, Andreas Franco and the Acid Pony Club deliver house and techno that will surely seduce your ears and shuffle your feet. No cover.

Purple Mountain Hotel » Sweat Shanghai Pool Party

Red Lion Media hosts another pool party out at the Purple Mountain Hotel -- beautiful, sexy models, fashion show, DJs, champagne -- it sounds cra-zay. Cover is 150rmb (incl a drink). Contact Patrick at 1580 1959 610 to reserve sun beds.

Club Velas » Uniform Party

Club Velas hosts a uniform party with free open bar bracelets to all guests coming in costume. Give aways to early attendees. DJ Yoko spinning electro. Crazy party party crazy party.

From Sat, 08 until Aug 9

Globus Wine (Ferguson Lane) » Summer Weekend

Globus Wines joins the otehr vendors in Ferguson Lane for a lane sale. From 10am to 8pm, Globus hosts happy hour prices. 10% off on happy hour wines. 15% off on cases.

Sun, 09

Bling » Rumble in the Jungle Park Party

Rumble in the Jungle. BBQ and tunes. DJs: Andreas Franco, Acid Pony Club, Chase, Pchu, and Mia on a Sunday afternoon. 25rmb tsing tsaos and some house / techno in the park. No cover. Runs 2pm to 9pm.

The Red Beat » Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC 101

Red Beat hosts UFC 101: Declaration. Main event is lightweight champion BJ Penn defending his crown against number one contender Kenny Florian. Penn has never lost at 155-pounds. In the co-feature, Anderson "The Spider" Silva, goes against Forrest Griffin at 205 pounds. Starts 10am. Kitchen is open.

Wed, 12

The Shelter » :E:KLEK.TIK > Homegrown

EKLEKTIK Homegrown showcases local talents: local graphics hero Mr Clumsy and Zoo regular Kniff get wrecked. Music: Electroclash, Crunk, Nu Disco and more. 10:30pm - 3am Decoration by Koi.

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August 15

Linkin Park

Nu metal supergroup Linkin Park returns to Shanghai for their second China tour. What to expect? THE HITS. Details & prices »

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Multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time," is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic performance featuring aerial walking, bowl balancing and flying trapeze. Details & prices »


Shanghai Fantasia

Shanghai Fantasia showcases some of China's most skilful aerial artists and acrobatic performers, blending traditional acrobatic arts with modern stage acts. Details & prices »

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