The 6 Best Live Shows in Shanghai This Week

By That's Shanghai, October 16, 2019

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Oct 16: Gao Jianfeng, LowsOn, Zhiguo Yezonghui

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Get on your best pair of Christmas socks and head to Mao Livehouse for what is bound to be an excellent evening of zany music. Gao Jiafeng, known for his combinations of visuals, fashion, Taobao bought lyrics and electronic music, is joined by Xiamen rapper LowsOn and retro electronic music producer Zhiguo Yezonghui. 

Oct 16, 8.30pm; RMB120 presale, RMB150 door. Mao Livehouse. See event listing. Tickets

Oct 17, 19-20: Moulin Dream Immersive Cabaret Theater

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Moulin Rouge. The roaring ’20s of old Shanghai. Dream Of The Red Chamber, Cao Xueqin’s masterpiece, one of China's four great classical novels. These are the swirling and smoky realms that inspire the one you will step into at The Pearl. Twenty-four cast members, spectacular dance numbers, classic and contemporary musical hits, and close-up interactive theater are all on hand to tease your senses. 

Oct 17, 19-20, 6pm doors, 7pm show starts; RMB680-2,000. The Pearl. See event listing. Tickets. 

Oct 18: Inspirative

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Guitarist Noppanan Panicharoen has been rocking out under the moniker Inspirative since 2006. Initially a solo project, Inspirative became a fully fledged band in 2008 and have since gone on to gain a following around the world for their inspired post rock tracks. Despite the obvious limitations of rocking out in an EDM and hip hop loving country, fearless internet users quickly discovered the charms of Inspirative and their slow-burning, soaring guitar-driven music. 

Oct 18, 8.30pm; RMB120 presale, RMB150 door. Bandai Namco Shanghai Base. See event listing. Tickets.

Oct 18: Glow Curve Album Release Tour

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Excellent Beijing experimental instrumental rock band Glow Curve arrive at Yuyintang this week for a gig in support of their latest album release, Invisible History. This album has long been highly-anticipated by fans of the band’s amazing live sound, with live music junkies keen to find out what the constantly evolving group have come up with this time around. 

Oct 18, 9pm; RMB100 presale, RMB120 door. Yuyintang. See event listing. Tickets

Oct 19: Broncho

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Founded in Norman, Oklahoma in 2010, Broncho’s garage rock music has appeared on TV shows like Girls and Santa Clarita Diet, as well as films like Vacation and the documentary Valley Uprising. Their 2018 release, Bad Behavior, has been described as being more pop-oriented than previous efforts. They've come a long way in their nine years of life, through a record label collapse and endless touring, eventually getting the recognition they deserved after the release of their second album, Just Enough Hip to Be Woman, in 2014. 

Oct 19, 8.30pm; RMB150 presale, RMB180 door. Yuyintang Park. See event listing. Tickets

Oct 20-21: Carly Rae Jepsen

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We really, really, really, really, really, really like Carly Rae Jepsen and we are delighted to announce that tickets to her shows in Shanghai are now on sale over on our thMart platform. The singer, who is best-known for tracks like ‘Call Me Maybe’ and ‘I Really Like You’, will be playing for two nights at Bandai Namco Shanghai Base on October 20 and 21. Earlier this year, the Canadian singer came back with her first album in four years. Critically acclaimed upon release, Dedicated features 13 tracks and was inspired by everything from ’70s disco to the calm Swedish countryside. With Grammy nominations, No. 1 hits and Zeitgeist-defining songs in the bag, we’re sure these tickets will fly off the shelves, so make sure you pick yours up fast! 

Oct 20-21, 7.30pm (Oct 20), 8pm (Oct 21); RMB520 presale. Bandai Namco Shanghai BaseSee event listingTickets

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