What's Up Shenzhen: April 24-30

By That's PRD, April 24, 2017

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That's PRD takes a look at the best of the week:


April 24: Terrace Monthly Music & Art Festival

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This Monday, The Terrace will be putting on its monthly art and music festival featuring local acts like VaChina, Mott, Dinorah Zamora and the Shani Tabia band. There'll also be food and drink specials: 20 percent off pizzas, 10 percent off snacks, and a whole slew of deals on cocktails.

Apr 24, 8.30pm; free entry. The Terrace Restaurant & Bar. See event listing.


April 25: Icelandic Band Amiina

In Scandinavia’s vast world of instrumental acts, Amiina has carved out its own distinct space. Known for incorporating a seemingly endless number of instruments into their songs, they first gained renown as the string section for acclaimed Icelandic band Sigur Rós. Read our interview with them, then buy tickets for their act here.

Apr 25, 8.30pm; RMB150 presale, RMB180 at the door. B10 Live. See event listing.


April 27: Twelfth Night by TNT Theatre

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Shakespeare's lighthearted comedy of errors has spawned a multitude of adaptations, including the 2006 movie She's the Man. TNT Theatre is bringing the original work to life in Shenzhen, complete with disguises, misunderstandings and plenty of romance. Buy tickets here.

Apr 27, 8pm; RMB80-300. Shenzhen Children's PalaceSee event listing.


April 27: Shing02 and The Chee-Hoos

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Shing02 was born in Tokyo but spent time in California during the mid-90s, where he was influenced by Bay Area hip hop. Over a 22-year-long career as an MC and producer, he's released albums in English as well as Japanese. He'll be backed up by The Chee-Hoos, whose members play everything from jazz to hip hop to ukelele.

Apr 27, 10pm-late; RMB150 presale, RMB180 at the door. Club Sector. See event listing.


April 27: Electric Wonderland in Hong Kong

When he's not pumping out hit singles, Gareth Emery headlines festivals like Ultra, EDC, and Tomorrowland. Now he's coming to Hong Kong, where he'll treat audiences to an extended two-hour set featuring house, progressive and trance music. Emery will be backed up by international talent that includes Standerwick and Hailene. Buy tickets here.

Apr 27, 10pm-3am; HKD302.95-712.95. Zentral Club. See event listing.


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April 28: All You Can Eat BBQ at George & Dragon

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Meat lovers, enjoy a BBQ buffet with all of your favorites: chicken, sausage (both beef and pork) plus hamburgers. For sides, choose from unlimited servings of classics like mac 'n cheese or roast potatoes.

Apr 28, 5-10pm; RMB118. George & Dragon. See event listing.


April 28-29: Jazz Weekend at Eden Garden

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At the Eden Garden rooftop bar, experience a flashback to jazzy, sophisticated 30s Shanghai. To the tune of standards from Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald, guests can learn to dance the Charleston or just enjoy classic drinks from the period. Free bottles of champagne go to the best 30s costumes and dancers.

Apr 28-29, 8pm-1am; free entry. Eden Garden. See event listing.


April 29-30: Springwave Sunset Festival

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Once a Mandopop stronghold, Springwave’s recent pivot has made it the perfect venue for DJs touring Asia. Featuring 360 degree stages and impressive LED set ups, Martin Garrix and Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike are set to rock the decks.

Apr 29-30, 2.30pm; RMB580 per day presale, RMB780 at the door. Longgang Sports Center. See event listing.


April 29-30: Acapella Festival Events at Shenzhen Concert Hall

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The ongoing Acapella Festival continues with a 'Single Singers' concert (3pm on Saturday) that combines the talents of four local acapella groups: 38.6℃, Loop, Jukebox and ATM. At the same time on Sunday, local elementary school students will be performing a family-friendly show. Both concerts are free, but online booking (here) is required for the kids' recital.

Apr 29-30, 3pm; free entry. Shenzhen Concert Hall. See event listings (Single Singers, Children's Acapella Concert).


April 29: Tropkillaz at Club Sector

Tropkillaz, short for 'Tropikal Bass Killers,' are two Brazilian producers, DJ Zegon and Laudz. They blend experience (past collaborators include Kanye, M.I.A. and Snoop Dogg) with impeccable taste in trap, bass, Latin and of course, hip hop.

Apr 29, 10pm; RMB80 presale, RMB120 at the door. Club Sector. See event listing.


April 29: Suitcase Party at The Terrace

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Can't bear to be separated from your handheld luggage? You're in luck: bring a suitcase to The Terrace on Saturday night and you can get a discount on food. You'll also have a chance to stay overnight at Residence G, and tables with four or more suitcases get a free bottle of sparkling wine.

Apr 29, 10pm; free entry. The Terrace Restaurant & Bar. See event listing.


April 29: Madam X at Club Sector

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Not one for words, Madam X lets her music do the talking. Beginning in Manchester’s underground scene she has become a festival regular, playing to over 8,000 people in one recent performance. Her music maintains the gritty undertones that she was raised on, transforming in recent years into something truly original.

Apr 29, 1-3am; RMB80 presale, RMB100 at the door. Club Sector. See event listing.


April 30: May Day Uniform Party at The Terrace

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The Terrace is celebrating May Day with a costume party starting the night before. Dress up in your snazziest uniform and you just might win one of the prizes for 'best costume.'

Apr 30, 10pm; free entry. The Terrace Restaurant & Bar. See event listing.


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