Celebrate the arrival of autumn with this party on Friday featuring one of the top Spanish electronic music producers of the moment and two of Shanghai’s hottest DJs. White Party is coming to Paramount Club on September 21 with Dani Masi, one of the hottest artists from Spain currently. Alongside Masi will be DJ Leo Chiodaroli. Chiodaroli is a Brazilian DJ and producer with releases reaching number two on the Beatport charts, and he has performed at Storm Festival and some of Shanghai’s best clubs. DJ Casio will also be starring that evening. He is one of Shanghai’s most active independent music artists, and his live sets are rich with on-the-spot control and fantastic creativity. Dress code: white.
📍 218 Yuyuan Road | 愚园路218号
Drink a beer created one by one of the world’s top chefs, for free, at the Ala Beer Festival happening this Friday to Sunday, September 21 to 23. The inaugural event is giving away 1,500 bottles of Estrella Damn Inedit each day, a Spanish beer brewed in collaboration with Ferran Adria, chef of the former three-Michelin-star restaurant El Bulli. Craft beers from the US, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Italy, England, Scotland, China, and more will also be available at the festival, which you can enjoy with gourmet food. Entry to Ala Beer Festival is free, and sign up to receive free flow beer from 5pm to 6pm on Saturday.
📍 66 Xianfeng Street | 先锋街66号
Shalanaya, Shanghai’s very own outdoor rave, is back in September featuring four days of nonstop music, art, performances, and wellness workshops. Shalanaya brings both local and international artists who will be playing nonstop music on two stages. The Main Stage will be blasting psytrance, techno, and tech-house, and the Chillout Stage relaxes with ambient, psybient, tribal, and world music. At the same time, expect an abundance of workshops, fire performances, live bands, art installations, handicraft markets, drum circles, impromptu jamming, and a climbing dome. To reserve camping gear, email [email protected] with your phone number and WeChat ID.
📍 369 Ye Dang Cun, Zhu Jia Jiao | 朱家角镇盛家埭叶荡村369号
THREE of a Kind is a trio formed by French gypsy guitar player Etienne JEANNE who has been living and performing in Shanghai since 2007. He will be joined by Marc de Viviés on the gypsy guitar (France), and the amazing showman Gauthier ROUBICHOU on vocals, guitar and percussions, famous French music artist, showman, actor and organizer of Fête de la Musique Festival in China. Expect to listen to a large musical repertoire covering gypsy swing & jazz, latin music, French chansons, and crazy instrumental solos.
📍 819 North Shaanxi Road | 陕西北路819号
The Shanghai Queer Film Festival is a platform for queer cinema founded in 2016. By showcasing great queer films from all over the world, it aims to ignite discussions surrounding the diverse forms of love and queer culture. From September 21 2018, back for its second year, Shanghai Queer Film Festival will feature events and screenings of queer films from all kinds of cultural backgrounds for six days. There will be multiple events happening every day, and all events are free.
🕒 Sept 21-26
📍 Shanghai | 上海
The Expat Show Shanghai comes back for its 12th edition on September 21-23th, 2018 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Discover and meet representatives from companies coming from various sectors such as: Food & Beverage, Education, Health, Finance & Investment, Tourism, Lifestyle, Associations, Restaurants and many more… More than 10,000 visitors and 150 exhibitors are expected! Runs through Sept 21 to 23.
📍 1000 Middle Yan’an Road | 延安中路1000号
Part of the explosion of Dutch EDM DJs who emerged during the 2012-2013 season, Martijn Garritsen (better known as Martin Garrix), kicked off his career in a high-profile way, first landing on the dance charts with his 2012 remix of Christina Aguilera’s “Your Body.” The then-16-year-old DJ spent 2012 remixing Aguilera, signing with Spinnin’ Records, and releasing the “BFAM” single in collaboration with Julian Jordan. In 2013 he released his solo single, “Animals,” which hit number one in the U.K. and reached the Top Ten in eight other countries.
📍 283 Middle Huaihai Road | 淮海中路283号
The biggest and best art fair for photography spanning vintage to contemporary. Last year’s iteration 50 galleries from 15 countries, highlights include the newly launched Insights section: a curated exhibition of museum-quality works set to tour all PHOTOFAIRS destinations. The main galleries section includes a slew of Shanghai stalwarts. No to be missed for photographers and fans of photographic art. Runs through Sept 21 to 23.
📍 1000 Middle Yan’an Road | 延安中路1000号
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