That's Shanghai takes a look at the best concerts of the week:
Jan 11: Billy Branch
Harmonica player and Chicago blues legend Billy Branch comes to Shanghai
for a special performance at JZ Club. The three-time Grammy nominee
performed with the Chicago Blues All-Stars and is now touring China with
a band of local musicians, including guitarist Wei Wei and drummer Wu
Jan 11, 8.30pm, RMB180 presale, RMB220 door. JZ Club, see event listing.
Jan 12: Gemini, Ai Ninomiya & Re-Trick
triple billing brings together three eclectic jazz and hip-hop
crossover artists from Japan. Jazzy pop band Gemini, which is populated
by veteran musicians from other bands like re:plus, is joined by mellow
hip-hop vocalist Ai Ninomiya and jazz fusion trio Re-Trick. Donít miss
this unique show at Mao Livehouse.
Jan 12, 8.30pm, RMB180 presale, RMB230 door. Mao Livehouse, see event listing.
Jan 13: Colin Phils
American math rock band Colin Phils, first formed in South Korea and now
based out of Richmond Virginia, embarks on a 20-city China tour this
month to promote their latest album. Joining them on their Shanghai stop
is locally-based math rock duo Foster Parents. Catch their show at
Jan 13, 9pm, RMB80. Yuyintang, see event listing.
Jan 14: Cicada
This unique classical band from Taiwan makes elegant and atmospheric
music comprised of a violin, cello, acoustic guitar, and piano. Their
latest album, White Forest, portrays the relationship with humans and
the natural world, from coral reefs to sea turtles to cats and birds.
Catch their Shanghai show at Bandai Namco.
Jan 14, 8.30pm, RMB120 presale, RMB150 door. Bandai Namco Shanghai Base, see event listing.
Jan 16: Foster the People
Best known for their 2010 viral hit song, 'Pumped Up Kicks,' a sunny
beat with deceptively sinister lyrics, Foster the People head to
Shanghai to promote their latest album, 2017's dark and
electropop-tinged album, Sacred Hearts Club. Check out our feature on them here.
Jan 16, 8.30pm, RMB480 presale, RMB680 door. Modern Sky Lab, see event listing.
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