5 Best Live Music Shows in Shanghai This Week

By Sarah Forman, August 15, 2018

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That's Shanghai takes a look at the best concerts of the week. 

Aug 16: Wolf Alice

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Described by Clash as 'the lovechild of folk and grunge', this band from the UK isn't afraid to mix it up. From incandescent pop-rock, to punk and shoegaze, they're promising a memorable show tomorrow night over at Modern Sky Lab. 

Aug 16, 8.30pm, RMB400 door. Modern Sky Lab, see event listing, buy tickets

Aug 17: MONXX

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Best known for his Riddim style, Monxx has been making waves in the scene hitting festivals like EDC Las Vegas. Check him out for a night of bass, beats and a little grime.

Aug 17, 10pm, RMB168 presale, RMB220 door. Arkham, see event listingbuy tickets

Aug 17: Fun 12 Inches Presents Mr. Ho

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Comin' in from Hong Kong, Mr. Ho returns for another set at Dada Shanghai. Expect a blending Cantonese disco, Belgian techno and a splash of electro from this record label owner and vinyl curator.

Aug 17, 10pm, no cover. Dada, see event listing

Aug 17: Electric Wonderland

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If EDM is your thing, you'll want to head to Linx this Friday. Chart topper Steff da Campo and Futuristic Polar Bears are warming up the club for ULTRA main stager Mykris. We're also giving away five pairs of tickets and a chance to meet the DJs, so if this is your scene, don't miss out on a shot at free entry and some solid photos for your WeChat moments.

Aug 17, 9pm, RMB100. Linx, see event listing, buy tickets.

Aug 18: Vancouver Sleep Clinic

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Low-tempo indie electro meets Bon Iver-esque vocals and hip hop beats with Vancouver Sleep Clinic. He's stopping off at Yuytintang on his tour, so be sure to catch him before he heads back to Australia.

Aug 18, 9pm, RMB140 door. Yuyintang, see event listing.  

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