3 Best Live Music Shows in Shanghai This Week

By Sarah Forman and Nassir Ali, August 22, 2018

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

While the Bastille and Kasabian show next Wednesday was unfortunately canceled, there are still a few cool live-acts you can check out this week. 

Aug 22: Shake's Jam Session

Shake Jam Session
Photo courtesy of promoter.

Head to Shake and delve into one of Shanghai's longest-running jam sessions for the opportunity to hear veteran musicians, fresh new talent as well as original songs. You're more than welcome to bring your own instruments too!

Aug 22, 9.30pm, free entry. Shake, see event listing

Aug 24: Snapline

Photo courtesy of 247tickets.

The fast-rising young band from Beijing headline at Modern Sky Lab this Friday. Since being formed in 2005, Snapline have gone from strength to strength with their unique take on the post-punk genre, drawing influence from the likes of Joy Division and The Cure.

Aug 24, 8.30pm, RMB130 presale, RMB150 door. Modern Sky Lab, see event listing, buy tickets

Aug 25: Crayon

Photo courtesy of 247tickets.

Funky French bedroom DJ, Crayon, will be at Mao this weekend. His music is super chill and makes for a great work/writing/night biking soundtrack.

Aug 25, 9pm, RMB120 presale, RMB150 door. Mao Livehouse, see event listingbuy tickets.

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Your guide to this week's best concerts.

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