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The best guide to live music in Shanghai, including concert listings and what's on at the top music venues

Inside RADII's music and culture event series at ALL
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Inside RADII's music and culture event series at ALL

The media platform goes offline with monthly podcast recording sessions and live music events

Cellist Bobby Washington on lyricism and his soul ensemble OLAM
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Cellist Bobby Washington on lyricism and his soul ensemble OLAM

How the self-taught musician uses music to break stereotypes and bring people together

The best recording studios to book for your next music project
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The best recording studios to book for your next music project

Record your next album, add music to a video project and more

The Shanghai DJ crew giving femme and non-binary individuals space on the stage
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The Shanghai DJ crew giving femme and non-binary individuals space on the stage

'I noticed a lot of girls expressing interest in DJing but not really knowing where to get started'

Veteran drummer Charles Foldesh on favourite venues and changes to Shanghai's jazz scene
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Veteran drummer Charles Foldesh on favourite venues and changes to Shanghai's jazz scene

'People from completely different backgrounds are blending influences and creating unconventional music'

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Bandai Namco Shanghai Base
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Bandai Namco Shanghai Base

Large multi-functional music and arts centre near Suzhou Creek

Harley's Underground
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Harley's Underground

Underground dive club with a focus on locally-based bands

Heyday

Heyday

Smart vintage live jazz bar with impressive cocktails

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JZ Club
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JZ Club

Shanghai’s premier jazz bar at Found 158 on Julu Lu

MAO Livehouse
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MAO Livehouse

Mid-sized gig venue near Xintiandi hosts local and international bands

Mercedes-Benz Arena
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Mercedes-Benz Arena

Large live music venue and multipurpose complex in the Expo site

Modern Sky Lab
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Modern Sky Lab

Gig venue, cafe and merchandise space from the Beijing-based label/promoter

Yuyintang
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Yuyintang

Legendary Shanghai gig venue

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Meet the homegrown record label pushing Shanghai's vinyl revival
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Meet the homegrown record label pushing Shanghai's vinyl revival

Eating Music and Beatween bring post-disco and hip hop producer Mndsgn to Arkham this week

Music festivals in and around Shanghai
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Music festivals in and around Shanghai

Your complete guide to music festivals in the Shanghai area

Re-TROS: 'We don’t always want to be on the same road'
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Re-TROS: 'We don’t always want to be on the same road'

Acclaimed post-punks on their first album in 8 years

From Shanghai with love: The story behind a China-produced Cuban punk compilation
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From Shanghai with love: The story behind a China-produced Cuban punk compilation

A local musician's efforts to support punk in Cuba

Wild Children
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Wild Children

One of China’s leading folk acts return from a lengthy hiatus

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