The 11 Best Nightlife Events in Shanghai This Weekend

By That's Shanghai, June 13, 2019

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That's Shanghai takes a look at the best nightlife events on this weekend:

Jun 13: ShanghaiPRIDE Ladies Party 

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Fellas celebrate the weekend with your best dress and wig, and ladies dance the evening away at this amazing Ladies Night in celebration of PRIDE week. For ladies, it’s free entry all night. Guys, you can join after midnight, unless you’re wearing drag.

Jun 13, 9pm; free entry. That’s Territory. See event listing.

Jun 13: Maki Ohguro

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Japanese singer and songwriter Maki Ohguro is all set to perform in Shanghai in June. Maki got her start in the music industry in 1989 as a backup singer for a whole slew of famous artists. But two years into her career, Ohguro started writing her own songs and it's all been uphill from there. You can see the pop singer in Shanghai on June 13 at Bandai Namco Shanghai Base Dream Hall.

Jun 13, 7.30pm; RMB480-680. Bandai Namco Shanghai Base Dream HallSee event listingTickets

Jun 14: Plastic Vol. 6, The Factory Party

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Plastic will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall movement, with a tribute to the fabulous ’70s and ’80s by recreating the atmosphere of Warhol’s famous New York Factory. Known as the hub of Warhol’s creativity in art and film, this hothouse environment helped define the ’80s. It’s time to get your disco on and take a trip back in time to the heady days of New York’s Studio 54 and the glamour and creativity of pop art icon Andy Warhol. 

Jun 14, 9.30pm; RMB100. Electric Circus The Shanghai EDITION. See event listing

Jun 14: ALL 2-Year Anniversary

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Your favorite underground electronic club celebrates two years of life this weekend with appearances from the likes of Faded Ghost, Tsuzing, Osheyack and more.

Jun 14, 10pm; RMB80 presale, RMB120 door. ALL Club. See event listing

Jun 14: ミカヅキBIGWAVE


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DJ/producer ミカヅキBIGWAVE, who comes from Yokohama, Japan, is famous for his unique visual style of music box and is also the director/founder of Pink Neon Tokyo, a well-known future fund brand in Japan. He is good at combining kawaii, animation image, lovely 2-D image of Devil Woman and Future Funk, which are very representative of Japan, to produce many amazing works. His works include Emotional Prism's Emotional Emotional Prism, Fancy You, Transspace GROOOVE and so on. These popular singles, together with the animation rhythm effect, have attracted audiences all over the world on the cloud and won over a large number of fans in North America and Asia. 

Jun 14, 10pm-3am; RMB98-RMB270. Arkham. See event listing.

Jun 14: Minimalist the Final Party

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After nine amazing years of parties at DADA the Minimalist boys throw one last party before the crew part ways to different lands. According to the group: "We've had some incredible time over the years and played a million amazing records at DADA. Now we're having one last dance to say thank you and goodbye to Dada which has been our beloved home for over nine years! For the final party we decided to invite our favorite two international guests and a host of great DJs we have partied with throughout the years."

Jun 14, 9pm; free entry. See event event listing

Jun 14: Stephanie Sykes


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4x4x4x4 electronic music party plant was established in 2013. Over the years, they've promoted Shanghai's pure electronic dance music culture. With a musical style characterized by minimal, house and techno, they're not only passionate about promoting local electronic musicians, but also having international exchanges. 

Jun 14, RMB80 pre-sale, RMB100 door. See event listing.

Jun 15: Love Bang Anniversary


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Celebrate all things kawaii, pet-oriented and zany this weekend with Love Bang as they invite fantastic local DJs Swimful, Gouachi, Hyph11e and many more to play their anniversary party at Elevator.

Jun 15, 8.30pm; RMB50 before 11pm, RMB80 after 11pm. Elevator. See event listing

Jun 15: Roy Purdy

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Roy Purdy’s throwback Saved By the Bell style is both bold and attractive. The viral star focuses on rap, but is also known for being an entertainment polymath. In his own words, “I make music and do weird stuff.” If you, like us, enjoy weird stuff, hit up Modern Sky Lab this weekend.

Jun 15, 9pm; RMB240 presale, RMB300 door. Modern Sky Lab. See event listing. Tickets

Jun 15: ShanghaiPRIDE Pink Party


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Pink is the color this week, and this pink party is the place to be on Saturday night. Head over to the always-fun RIINK with at least one piece of pink clothing and grab a free drink with your RMB100 entrance fee.

Jun 15, 9pm; RMB100 (incl. one drink). RIINK. See event listing.

Jun 16: Rock Sunday Vol.2


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Peaking O was formed in early 2018, by Sanya (vocal/bass), Sophia (keyboard/drum machine) and Karp (guitar). Check them out at Rock n' Roll Sunday and experience their uninhibited blend of experimental and psych rock with boundless possibilities.

Jun 16, 8.30pm. Free entry. LOFAS. See event event listing.

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