The 9 Best Live Shows in Shanghai This Week

By That's Shanghai, September 25, 2019

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That's Shanghai takes a look at the best live shows in town this week.


Sep 26: Simon Phillips & Protocol

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Veteran drummer Simon Phillips is all set to perform at JZ Club on Thursday night. The British musician is known as one of the most technical, experimental and versatile drummers of his time. His band, Simon Phillips & Protocol, is currently touring Europe and China to celebrate their 30th anniversary. 

Sep 26, 7.30pm; RMB230 presale, RMB280 door. JZ Club. See event listing. Tickets


Sep 27: KT Tunstall

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Scottish singer and songwriter KT Tunstall has been capturing hearts around the world since scoring worldwide success with her debut album Eye of the Telescope in 2004. Tunstall has gone on to land a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and lent her voice to a host of movies like Devil Wears Prada

Sep 27, 8.30pm; RMB180 presale, RMB280 door. Bandai Namco. See event listing. Tickets


Sep 27: Moonlight Vol. 2

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Faded Ghost, Starmania and Eleven (Shi Yi) take part in this spooky event this weekend. Revolving around the magic of lunar movements, the combination of styles here lends its own particular magic to a Friday evening in Shanghai. 

Sep 27, 8.30pm; RMB70 presale, RMB90 door. Yuyintang. See event listing. Tickets


Sep 27: Nekroma EP Release

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Beijing post-doom band Nekroma have announced the release of their second EP entitled Asura, and a tour that will take the band across China, Thailand, and Cambodia in support of the release. The first stop on the tour will see Nekroma coming to Shanghai for the first time ever, joined by Ayahuasca and Hock for a night of mayhem at Lofas on Friday, September 27.

Sep 27, 10pm; RMB100 door. Lofas. See event listing.


Sep 27: Gregor Salto

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Bar Rouge is bringing Ibiza regular DJ Gregor Salto for an exclusive residency that will see him taking the decks of Bar Rouge Shanghai for sessions of world-class house music with a tropical twist. Expect the freshest vibes to keep it lit during the sunny season.

Sep 27, 9pm; RMB100 presale, RMB200 door. Bar Rouge. See event listing. Tickets


Sep 28: New Voices Night

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What is life without free events? This fantastic free show at Yuyintang Park on Saturday brings together a bunch of new and upcoming acts for your listening pleasure. Including the likes of Pacoz (Eating Music Camp) and Sense Printing (Merrie Records), here's your opportunity to catch some of the best young acts that Shanghai and China has to offer. 

Sep 28, 8pm; free entry. Yuyintang Park. See event listing


Sep 28: Hei Now Comedy Presents Return of the Black!

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Better Name. Bigger Laughs. Join all-stars Adam Hamilton, Clemon Courtney, Dan Roman, Erica Switzer and hilarious special guests for this fantastic laugh fest. Enjoy happy hour specials, delicious food and side-splitting laughs on the evening.

Sep 28, 8pm; RMB70 incl. 1 drink. Roadhouse Sports Saloon. See event listing. Scan QR code for tickets.


Sep 30: A$AP Ferg

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A$AP Ferg may hail from a block in Harlem notoriously known as 'Hungry Ham' (aka Hamilton Heights), but that never completely defined him. He's shown his diverse creativity by launching clothing and jewelry lines and attending art school, constantly bobbing and weaving past expectations. As a rapper, unpredictability remains his only calling card. 

Sep 30, 9pm; RMB580 door. Arkham. See event listing. Tickets


Sep 30: We Are Young – Mao Livehouse 10-Year Anniversary

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Featuring such venerated Chinese bands as Carsick Cars, GriffO and Mirrors, this event at Mao Livehouse is a celebration of the venue's 10-year history in Shanghai. Liable to get rowdy, be a whole host of fun and feature fantastic performances, you shouldn't miss out on this one. 

Sep 30, 7.30pm; RMB180 presale incl. 1 drink. Mao Livehouse. See event listing. Tickets


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