Jul 26: Stone Brewing Grand Opening
Brewing Tap Room celebrates its grand opening of its China flagship
this week with 28 beers on tap, a selected food menu of 'world-inspired
cuisine,' beats by Popasuda and Shanghai Tattoo offering on-the-spot
ink. Every attendee's first beer is free.
Jul 26, 6.30pm-2am, no cover. Stone Brewing, see event listing.
Jul 27: Love Bang: Newsflash!
Shanghai party crew Love Bang push back against information overload with their latest party. Expect high-energy club tracks, hip-hop, Italo, disco and more from the night's headliner, a self-described "music producer and ADHD patient" GG Lobster from Hangzhou, plus sets by Ceezy, Gouachi and Heatwolves and live cartoon visuals by VJ Chen Xixi.
Jul 27, 10pm, RMB50. Elevator, see event listing.
Jul 27: Synth Crush
Dada's recurring Synth Crush night returns for a night inspired by retrofuturism and science fiction: expect rich synths and emotionally charged vocals that span dark disco, industrial, post punk, minimal wave, synthpop and lots more from Hello Shitty, Illsee Provoda and Velvet Robot.
Jul 27, 10pm, no cover. Dada, see event listing.
Jul 27-28: Elrow
The traveling Brazilian-themed festival lands in Shanghai this weekend for two days at Modern Sky Lab, which will be decked out for the occasion with neon floats and confetti. Headliners include French hip-hop producer Shiba San, Spanish DJ Mario Biani and Shanghai's own techno DJ Jasmine Li.
Jul 27-28, 8pm-2am, RMB380. Modern Sky, see event listing, buy tickets.
Jul 28: Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster
The longstanding Thursday night party crew at The Cut make their way to Bar Rouge this weekend for the club's latest Summer Set, with house party vibes and dance music all night.
Jul 28, 10pm, RMB100. Bar Rouge, see event listing.
Jul 28: Be Peruvian for a Day
Azul celebrates Peruvian National Day with a massive party to show their national pride with food, drinks, and music. In addition to regional cuisines from around the country, all guests receive a Peruvian passport which they can use to collect stamps for a lucky draw. There will also be a live Peruvian band and DJ playing Latin beats all night.
Jul 28, 6pm, RMB180 pre-sale, RMB200 at the door. Azul Tapas Lounge, see event listing.
Jul 28: Techno is A Woman
The Mansion's latest techno night is the second installment of Techno is a Woman with an all-female line-up of Lina K, Baozi, Kan:aroma, Unika and Nice playing dark and twisted techno. Cover price includes 5 drinks.
Jul 28, 10pm, RMB100 before 1 am, RMB150 afterwards. The Mansion, see event listing.
Jul 28: The Hippo Tank: Ambient Night
The Hippo Tank returns with the fifth installment of Ambient Night for a chilled out summer evening at Yongfoo Elite's cozy bar and garden. The line-up includes Damacha, Laughing Ears, Peng Zhuang and the debut performance from Umbrellas.
Jul 28, 9pm, no cover. Yongfoo Elite, see event listing.
Jul 29: Eating Music Label Showcase #2
minted Shanghai label Eating Music showcases their roster with a show at Lychee. There will be sets from beatmakers Cocoonics and M.Du
from Hong Kong, Kool Klone from Taiwan and Cruel Buddhist from the US,
plus a performance by jazz band Little Happiness Group and special guest
Chengdu rapper Kafe.Hu. Expect a unique and eclectic daytime jam
Jul 29, 2-6pm, RMB100 presale, RMB120 door (including a drink). Lychee, see event listing.
Jul 29: Sunny Sunday on the Roof
the summer starts to settle in, Bar Rouge continues the season
with a rooftop party on their terrace with its unparalleled views of
Pudong. Head there and make the most of their daily Summer Set Madness
from 6-9pm with deals on cocktails and bubbly.
Jul 29, 5pm. Bar Rouge, see event listing.
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