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The best live music in Shanghai this week

Your guide to the best gigs in Shanghai this week

Future Orients (photo: Time Out Beijing)
Woof. Nicki Minaj's people must be feeling kind of grateful to Dolce & Gabbana right now, giving people here something else to get outraged over. What a mess that whole DWP thing was. Anyway, here are some gigs where we're pretty sure people will actually take to the stage (and that won't set you back over 1k):

Thursday 22


Critics' pick

Live trumpet and percussion-meets-electronic music duo Ivan Jackson and Conor Rayne - aka Brasstracks - hit Shanghai for a version of their live show that has rocked the likes of Coachella and Denver's Red Rocks. You might know the pair from their assistance with Chance the Rapper's 'No ...

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Arkham , 168 Julu Lu 22 Nov Buy tickets

The 尺口MP + Dirty Fingers

Critics' pick

Fuzhou's finest The 尺口MP join Shanghai rock 'n' roll rapscallions Dirty Fingers for a gig that's not just your average Thursday nighter. amp;amp;lt;a href="http://theromp.bandcamp.com/album/-"amp;amp;gt;愛 by THE 尺口MPamp;amp;lt;/aamp;amp;gt;

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Yuyintang , 851 Kaixuan Lu 22 Nov

Friday 23

Saturday 24


On November 24, Feeder is coming to Bandai Namco Future House to celebrate their 21st anniversary as a band. In the '90s, Londoner Grant Nicholas and Tokyo-born bassist Tara Hirose secured themselves a spot as one of Britain's most iconic rock bands. Their melodic pop-metal has won them six gold ...

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Bandai Namco Shanghai Base Future House , 179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu (宜昌路179号, 近江宁路) Putuo Shanghai Shanghai 24 Nov

Future Orients

Critics' pick

Beijing outfit Future Orients - formerly known as Eat or Die - hit Shanghai with support from Donald Trump's favourite Chinese band (probably), Golden Shower.

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Yuyintang , 851 Kaixuan Lu 24 Nov

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