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Time Out Tickets is the best place to get your hands on tickets for Shanghai's hottest events. Right now we've got Chicago, Dua Lipa, Mariah Carey and more. See some of the hottest tickets below.

Mike Shinoda

Former Linkin Park man brings his Post Traumatic Tour to Shanghai for what will be his first solo performance in the city. Shinoda has been pushing hard in the China market - one where Linkin Park have always been well-received - and filmed one of his first solo music videos right here in Shanghai. Expect a mix of his own material and that of Linkin Park, as part of a potentially emotional tribute to co-frontman Chester Bennington, who took his own life last year.

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Jing'an Sports Center , 116 Wenshui Lu (汶水路116号) Jing'an Shanghai Shanghai 14 Aug Buy tickets

Kinky Boots

Critics' pick

Fabulously sassy, uplifting and ever so kinky, this Tony Award-winning musical is based on true events. Directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, with music and lyrics by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots tells the story of a struggling Northampton shoe factory. It follows the factory owner Charlie Price whose chance encounter with drag queen Lola inspires a production line of sexy heels for transvestites that helps save the family business.

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SAIC·Shanghai Culture Square , 36 Yongjia Lu 11 Jul - 05 Aug Buy tickets

Sam Smith

Critics' pick

Sam Smith, the British pop star behind hits such as 'I'm Not the Only One', 'Stay With Me' and the Bond film-soundtracking 'Writing's On the Wall', makes his long-awaited Shanghai debut at Mercedes-Benz Arena.

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Mercedes-Benz Arena , 1200 Expo Avenue 23 Oct Buy tickets


Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, lighters and more fill the stage as Stomp, the inventive and invigorating stage show that's dance, music and theatrical performance blended together, comes to Shanghai.

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ET Space , 433 East Yan'An Road, Near South Yunnan Road (延安东路433号, 近云南南路) Huangpu Shanghai Shanghai 11 Oct Buy tickets

Chicago the Musical

'Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts' – no, we're not talking about a Saturday night at Found 158, world-famous musical Chicago is coming to Shanghai.

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Majestic Theatre , 66 Jiangning Lu (江宁路66号) Jing'an Shanghai Shanghai 20 Dec Buy tickets

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