27 Shanghai Live Shows in September

By That's Shanghai, September 1, 2023

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Sep 5, 12, 19 & 26: The Cotton Club Band @ Shake

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Every Tuesday evening, the legendary Cotton Club Band host a night of blues and stories at Shake.

Every Tue, from 9.30pm; Free.

Shake, 3/F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu 茂名南路46号3楼, 近进贤路.


Sep 6: Diamond Divas @ The Pearl

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An evening of hit songs by Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Pink, Beyonce, Rihanna, Madonna, Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish and Meghan Trainor, expertly played by The Pearl's Red Stars Band.

This evening is more than just a night of hits; it is a celebration of women and their contributions to contemporary music.

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Wed Sep 6, 8.30pm show; RMB120.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 7: Stars & Stripes & The Best of American Rock @ The Pearl

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The Pearl’s very own Red Star Band is here to entertain you with rock covers of Aerosmith, Nirvana, Green Day, Imagine Dragons, Bon Jovi, Jimi Hendrix, plus party hits from Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and so much more.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Thu Sep 7, 8.30pm; RMB100.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 8: Live Irish Music @ Abbey Road

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Catch some live music at Abbey Road with Irish band Doctor Midnight.

Fri Sep 8, from 7.30pm.

Abbey Road, 3 Taojiang Lu, by Fenyang Lu 桃江路3号, 近汾阳路.


Sep 8: Ladies Rock: Lady Gaga Taylor Swift & Pink @ The Pearl

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A night of Ladies Rock with Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Pink.

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Fri Sep 8, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 9: RedBox Broadway @ The Pearl

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One for all you show tune fans – RedBox Broadway Cabaret dinner theater at The Pearl every other Thursday night, an immersive Cabaret-Broadway-Movie Show Tune Night, with the actual stars from Chinese Broadway shows!

Enjoy a selection of hits, from classics like Phantom of the OperaChicago and Singing in the Rain, right up to modern tunes from HamiltonLala Land and The Greatest Showman, all performed live and complimented by professional costumes, lighting, direction and choreography to ensure an unforgettable experience.

READ MORE: RedBox Broadway Cabaret Dinner Theater at The Pearl!

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Sat Sep 9, 7.30-9pm; RMB200.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 9: Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit @ The Pearl

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A night of Nirvana and the best of 90s alternative rock.

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Sat Sep 9, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 9 & 10: Laowaijie Music Festival @ Laowaijie

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Get ready for a weekend full of fun, excitement, activities, food, drinks, entertainment and live performances!

Presented by Nova Events and Paramount Events, the very first Laowaijie Music Festival is happening on the weekend of September 9 & 10. Get ready for a two-day family and pet friendly extravaganza, where a vibrant crowd will sway to rhythmic beats under the sun’s embrace.

Stages will pulse with live performances, uniting genres and artists, with Shanghai’s Top DJs spinning tunes all days, and live bands performing for the crowds.

For the kids, there is a dedicated kid’s area with clowns and a big bouncy castle. A mega Zumba class will get everyone moving, while Samba shows from Brazil will bring the carnival spirit to Shanghai.

Magic shows, jugglers, stilt walkers, dance shows, live bands, Latin dance sessions and pop bands will all be featured, making for two of the most unforgettable days of the year filled with fun, excitement and happiness.

And best of all, it is free entry for all guests! 

Sat & Sun Sep 9 & 10, 1-10pm; Free Entry.

Laowaijie, 3338 Hongmei Lu 虹梅路3338弄1号.


Sep 10: Family Concert: Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 & Lady Gaga Tribute Show @ The Pearl

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Now the next generation can experience the thrill of live entertainment with a series of family-friendly shows at The Pearl on Sunday afternoons that fans of all ages are welcome to join.

The Pearl’s Red Stars band will be paying tribute to the biggest stars of the 2000s: Maroon 5, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.

Head along early and enjoy lunch from The Pearl's extensive menu before the show.

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Sun Sep 10, 1pm; RMB120.

The Pearl471 Zhapu Lu,by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 13: Madonna: Back to the 80s @ The Pearl

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Let the Material Girl transport you back to the greatest decade of them all!

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Wed Sep 13, 8.30pm; RMB120.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 14: Green Day Post Punk @ The Pearl

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The Pearl's Red Stars house band perform all Green Day's greatest hits, as well as the best from Offspring, Blink-182, Sum 41, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more!

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Thu Sep 14, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 15 & 16: Moulin Spectaculaire Dinner Theater @ The Pearl

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Welcome ladies and gentlemen to an experience unlike any other. Expect a spectacular evening of glitz, glamour and cabaret where you will be transported to a land of seductive pleasures and wild parties, as The Pearl re-creates and re-imagines the ambience and decadence of the infamous Parisian Cabaret Club, and gives you a true taste of freedom, beauty, truth and love.

Here, the bohemians rub elbows with aristocracy, and the audience indulges in a story of l’amor and passion. Inspired by the major motion picture, follow the journey of two lovers as they fight to create a showcase unlike any other and bring you performances from Cirque, tease from Burlesque, spirit from Drag and so much more.

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Fri & Sat Sep 15 & 16, 7pm; RMB200.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 15: Queen Tribute Concert @ The Pearl

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Freddie has been brought back to life!

Without doubt one of the best nights of entertainment this city has to offer, and your chance to sing along with all of Queen’s biggest hits. This show is always packed, so be sure to buy your tickets before they sell out!

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Fri Sep 15, 9pm; RMB180.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 16: The Pearl's All-Star Show

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A night of glamour and entertainment, showcasing the performing talents of The Pearl's team, including some exciting new additions.

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Sat Sep 16, 9pm; RMB220.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 17: The New Romantics: Taylor Swift 1989 @ The Pearl

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The Pearl's original immersive dance musical experience, The New Romantics, based on Taylor Swift’s hit album 1989.

Consummate Pearl entertainer, Trenton, from their Queen and ABBA Tribute Concerts and many Broadway cabarets, writes, directs and stars in this nostalgic pop musical – one he has been dreaming of for more years than he cares to admit.

Twisting traditional musical theater performance into an active, one of a kind experience, The New Romantics is sure to be a show you’ll never forget.

READ MORE: Check Out This Taylor Swift '1989' Immersive Dance Musical

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Sun Sep 17, 12 noon; RMB200.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 20: Adele & Amy Winehouse @ The Pearl

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A night of music from Adele, along with that most soulful of songstresses of recent times, Amy Winehouse.

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Wed Sep 20, 8pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 21: Stars & Stripes & The Best of American Rock @ The Pearl

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The Pearl’s very own Red Star Band is here to entertain you with rock covers of Imagine Dragons, Aerosmith, Nirvana, Green Day, Bon Jovi, Jimi Hendrix, plus party hits from Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and so much more.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Thu Sep 21, 8.30pm; RMB120.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 22: Dream of Californication: A Tribute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers @ The Pearl

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Rock out with a tribute to the band that combined funk and punk rock to create a new musical style! Plus the music of Green Day, The Offspring, Blink-182 and more.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Fri Sep 22, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 23: 20 Year Anniversary @ Cotton's

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Cotton's is celebrating 20 years of fun and friendship with a party in their beautiful villa and stunning garden, with live music from Alec Haavik and the Jive Lizards.

Sat Sep 23, 4pm-Late.

Cotton's Xinhua Lu, 294 Xinhua Lu, by Panyu Lu 新华路294 号, 近番禺路.


Sep 23: Abba Mamma Mia Tribute Concert @ The Pearl

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Sweden's greatest ever export hits the stage at The Pearl. Expect all the classics and a whole load of Dancing Queens.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Sat Sep 23, 9.30pm; RMB180.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 28: Avril Lavigne & Ladies Rock @ The Pearl

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Avril Lavigne & Ladies Rock, featuring the music of Alanis Morrisette, Joan Jett, Pink, Tina Turner, No Doubt, Evanescence, the Cranberries and – of course – Avril Lavigne!

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Thu Sep 28, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Sep 29: Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 & Lady Gaga Tribute Show @ The Pearl

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The Pearl’s Red Stars band will be paying tribute to the biggest stars of the 2000s: Maroon 5, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Fri Sep 29, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl471 Zhapu Lu,by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Sep 30: Stars & Stripes & The Best of American Rock @ The Pearl

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The Pearl’s very own Red Star Band is here to entertain you with rock covers of Aerosmith, Nirvana, Green Day, Imagine Dragons, Bon Jovi, Jimi Hendrix, plus party hits from Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and so much more.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Sat Sep 30, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


Oct 1: The Beatles + The British Invasion @ The Pearl

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Celebrate all things British with the music from The Beatles, Eurythmics, Queen, Def Leppard, Oasis, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Pink Floyd, Elton John, Coldplay and more.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Sun Oct 1, 8.30pm; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Oct 2 & 3: Queen Tribute Concert @ The Pearl

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Freddie has been brought back to life!

Without doubt one of the best nights of entertainment this city has to offer, and your chance to sing along with all of Queen’s biggest hits. This show is always packed, so be sure to buy your tickets before they sell out!

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Mon & Tue Oct 2 & 3, 9pm; RMB180.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Oct 4: Imagine Dragons vs Coldplay @ The Pearl

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An imaginary battle of the bands at The Pearl sees American pop rockers Imagine Dragons take on post-Britpop alternative rockers Coldplay.

Scan the QR to get your tickets now:

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Wed Oct 4, 8.30pm show; RMB150.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.


Oct 5: Linkin Park: A Tribute to Chester

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It has been five years since the world lost the immense talent of Chester Bennington. For this month’s Linkin Park / Nu Metal show at The Pearl, the core focus will be on Linkin Park to honor his memory as best they know how... by rocking and moshing hard!

Along with the major Linkin Park hits, the Red Stars will be banging out tunes from Korn, Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Godsmack, Disturbed, Papa Roach, System of a Down, Rage Against The Machine and Three Days Grace. This will be a high voltage concert from start to finish.

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Thu Oct 5, 9pm; RMB180.

The Pearl471 Zhapu Lu,by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.


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