Q.S.W. Culture Center

179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu 宜昌路179号, 近江宁路

6266 3191

This is a huge government-backed music and arts center. It hosts musical and stage performances from classical to rock, plus has dance stud ...


851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station) 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口

5237 8662

Yuyintang is one of the oldest underground live music houses in Shanghai, and has become a staple in the city. Featuring regular gigs eve ...

390 Panyu Lu

390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu 番禺路390号, 法华镇路

186 2124 9854

Straight-friendly livehouse and gay bar that fits about 300 with lots of seating, two bars, two rooms, and an upstairs level that overlooks ...


1788 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu 南京西路1788号, 近华山路

6289 0021

This bar does western food and drinks and has some decent DJ talent playing at the weekends. Prices are standard, mid-level stuff.

Q. Hall

179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu, Putuo district, 普陀区宜昌路179号,近江宁路


A nicely new and large live music venue inside the art & culture center in Putuo serves a perfect place for fests and unordinary internati ...