Nightlife & the Arts in Shanghai

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
288/The Melting Pot
With live performers of varying styles nightly,...
Music Clubs Xintiandi and City Center
 
390 Bar
Shanghai's only gay live music venue, 390 bar is...
Bars, Music Clubs Shanghai
 
The Apartment
This bumping club is packed to the gills every...
Dance Clubs Shanghai
 
Bandu Music
An unpretentious café and bar in the M50 art...
Music Clubs North Shanghai
 
Bar Rouge
In the trendy Bund 18 complex, Bar Rouge is the...
Bars Shanghai
 
Barbarossa
Barbarossa is a popular evening destination,...
Bars Shanghai
 
The Brew
The Kerry Hotel's microbrewery is tightly run by...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Shanghai
 
Brown Sugar
In addition to all manner of jazz, this lounge...
Piano Bars / Lounges Xintiandi and City Center
 
Cashbox Party World
This giant establishment is one of Shanghai's...
Bars Shanghai
 
Cloud 9
Perched on the 87th floor of the Grand Hyatt,...
Bars Shanghai
 
Cotton Club
A dark and smoky jazz and blues club, the Cotton...
Music Clubs Former French Concession
 
Cotton's
This friendly, laid-back favorite moved many...
Bars Shanghai
 
Downstream Garage
This small underground space hosts everything...
Dance Shanghai
 
Eddy's
Flamboyant drag queen Eddy has had to move this...
Bars Shanghai
 
Glamour Bar
Everything from the furniture to the glassware is...
Cafes Shanghai
 
Haoledi
Crowded at all hours with locals of all ages...
Bars Shanghai
 
House of Blues and Jazz
Decked out in memorabilia from Shanghai's jazz...
Music Clubs Nanjing Xi Lu and Jing'an
 
Jade on 36
This swanky spot in the newer tower of the Pudong...
Bars Shanghai
 
Judy's
A veteran on the club scene, Judy's is infamous...
Dance Clubs Shanghai
 
JZ Club
This place is the king of Shanghai's jazz...
Music Clubs Former French Concession
 
Kaiba
Unpretentious and free of frills, Kaiba is the...
Bars Shanghai
 
Kunju Opera Troupe
Kun opera, or Kunju, originated in Jiangsu...
Opera Shanghai
 
Lyceum Theatre
Although the renovation of Shanghai's oldest...
Theater Shanghai
 
MAO Livehouse
To the west and south of Xintiandi is Shanghai's...
Music Clubs Xintiandi and City Center
 
Mokkos Jiao
For a laid-back night out near the Bund, Mokkos...
Bars Shanghai
 
Muse on the Bund
Loud and crowded, Muse on the Bund is where...
Dance Clubs Shanghai
 
Salute
The hottest wine bar in Shanghai, Salute has...
Wine Bars Shanghai
 
Senator Saloon
On a quiet street in the Former French...
Piano Bars / Lounges Shanghai
 
Shanghai Acrobatics Troupe
This troupe performs remarkable gravity-defying...
Dance Shanghai
 
Shanghai Brewery
It's a family affair at Shanghai Brewery, where...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Shanghai
 
Shanghai Centre Theater
This stage serves as a home to tourist favorites...
Dance, Music Shanghai
 
Shanghai Concert Hall
More than a decade ago, city officials spent $6...
Dance, Music Shanghai
 
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center
The city's premier theater venue and troupe, the...
Theater Shanghai
 
Shanghai Oriental Art Center
This cultural powerhouse present traditional...
Theater Shanghai
 
Shanghai Studio
At the heart of Shanghai's "alternative"—that...
Bars, Dance Clubs Shanghai
 
The Shelter
Opened by a collective of Shanghai's leading DJs,...
Dance Clubs Shanghai
 
Time Passage
Shanghai favors slick nightclubs and posh wine...
Bars Shanghai
 
TMSK
Short for Tou Ming Si Kao, this exquisitely...
Bars Shanghai
 
Unico
A Latin-inspired lounge where you can kick off...
Piano Bars / Lounges Shanghai
 
UVA
Its name means "grape" in Italian, so it's no...
Wine Bars Shanghai
 
Wooden Box Cafe
On a quiet lane off busy Nanjing Xi Lu, this...
Dance Clubs Nanjing Xi Lu and Jing'an
 
Yifu Theatre
Not only Beijing Opera but also China's other...
Opera Shanghai
 
Yuyintang
No one has done as much to bring Shanghai rock...
Music Clubs Xujiahui and South, Hongqiao and Gubei

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