The 10 Best Nightlife Events in Shanghai This Weekend

Thats Shanghai takes a look at the best nightlife events on this weekend:

Nov 21:  Rare Groove A Night of Shanghai's Deepest Diggers

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Four of Shanghais deepest diggers hit Dada this weekend for a blend of musical styles which take in everything from disco to funk to soul and more. 

Nov 21, 9pm; free entry. Dada, 115 Xingfu Lu, by Fahuazhen Lu 115, .

Nov 21-22: Cubanismo-Tribute to Ruben Gonzalez & Benny More

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Cubanismo! has recorded seven albums and has toured more than 50 countries worldwide performing at the world's biggest Jazz festivals, theaters, art centers and dancing halls. In 2008 their release Greetings from Havana (Aim Records) was Grammy-nominated for Best Tropical Latin Album.

Nov 21-22, 7.30/10pm; RMB180-360. Blue Note Shanghai, 3-5/F, 867 Sichuan Bei Lu, by Haining Lu 8673-5, .

Nov 21-23: Bar Rouge 15th Anniversary

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Celebrating 15 years of serving the people of Shanghai delicious drinks and delightful nightlife vibes, Bar Rouge is putting on an anniversary bonanza this month, taking place over five days. Party all evening from dusk till dawn as they kick off this week-long anniversary celebration.

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Nov 21-23, 9pm; RMB100 presale. Bar Rouge, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu 187,. Tickets: Nov 21, Nov 22, Nov 23.

Nov 22: Laughing Ears

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Laughing Ears builds on a big year with this FunctionLab release. The four-track EP sees her dig further into her cybernetic, Anime-inspired tendencies. Shes joined on the evening by DJ Fung, Juan Juan, Oli Oli and Pailuan Xiongdi for what should be a deep, dark and scary evening of music. 

Nov 22, 10pm; RMB60 door (presale). ALL Club, 2/F, 17 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Changle Lu 172, .

Nov 22: SHFT. X SPACE YACHT Presents: Nitti Gritti

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Space Yacht is the SHFT. of the West, and have been absolutely killing it lately, which is why SHFT have partnered up with them to bring you their biggest and most bad*ss party! SPACE YACHT X SHFT. is proud to present the one and only Nitti Gritti, whos coming to tear up Arkham this Friday!

Nov 22, 10pm; RMB120-160. Arkham, B/1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Er Lu B/1, 158, .

Nov 23: Boiler Room: Shanghai (44KW)

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Boiler Room returns to Shanghai this weekend at 44KW this time around, putting on an epic show including the likes J.R.G, Faceless, Huan Huan and more. Hunter/Game will be digging into a live set, so will Santaizi, so get your butts down there this weekend. 

Nov 23, 11pm; RMB100 presale, RMB120 door. 44KW, B1/F, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 158B1, .

Nov 23: MEDUSA x House of Kawakubo pres. DOLL BALL 2019

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In their own words, A Ball, to us, is as close to reality as were gonna get to all of that fame and fortune and stardom and spotlights, so it makes sense that Medusa and HOUSE of KAWAKUBO are back with another legendary ball. This edition sees the party heroes reaching deep into their closets for their favorite toys. No, not vibrating toys, they are serving up doll fantasies all night long: rag dolls, voodoo dolls, Barbie dolls, porcelain dolls, blow-up dolls... you are your own creation, Miss Thing.

Nov 23, 10pm; RMB50 before 11pm, RMB80 after. Elevator, B1, No. 265 Nandandong Lu, by Caoxi Bei Lu 265, .

Nov 23: Fine Coincidence

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Fine Coincidence is a London-based label founded by Tomasz Guiddo and Moussa Clarke. Tomasz & Stephen K bring the label showcase to Dada Shanghai on November 23. Expect groovy house & cosmic disco.

Nov 23, 9pm; free entry. Dada, 115 Xingfu Lu, by Fahuazhen Lu 115,

Nov 23: Mitsu the Beats

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A native of Sendai in the north-eastern Tohoku region of Japan, DJ Mitsu The Beats cut his teeth as a hip-hop battle DJ, perfecting his technique with countless hours of practice before eventually hooking up with his home town homeboy DJ Kentaro (2002 DMC World Champion). At the turn of the millennium, Mitsu formed the hip-hop group GAGLE with his younger brother MC Hunger & DJ Mu-R, taking beat production duties & serving as side MC.

Nov 23, 10pm; RMB120-300 presale, RMB150 door. Electric Circus The Shanghai EDITION, 7/F, Heritage Building, 199 Nanjing Dong Lu, by Jiangxi Zhong Lu 1997, .

Nov 23: New Noise 10 Year Anniversary

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Celebrating 10 years of awesome shows in China, New Noise have a big November planned. Besides bringing awesome bands like Mum and Deafhaven on tour, New Noise bring together Blue Foundation, Mum and Dalian post rocker Wang Wen for a show in Shanghai this month. 

Nov 23, 8pm; RMB260 presale. Mao Livehouse, 3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, by Jianguo Zhong Lu 3083, .

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