Nightlife

Discover the best of Shanghai’s nightlife, including clubs, DJs and late-night events

Shanghai's partymakers on how to spend summer in the city

Shanghai's partymakers on how to spend summer in the city

It's not all dancefloors and DJ decks (although there is a bit of that)

Club call: 4 new(ish) nightlife spots for your radar
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Club call: 4 new(ish) nightlife spots for your radar

Fizzing for a night out? Stay up until the sunrises at these new clubs

Interview: meet homegrown DJ collective Shanghai Dancehall
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Interview: meet homegrown DJ collective Shanghai Dancehall

The homegrown DJ collective’s Kyle B. on why they’ll never stop pushing reggae music in China and plans for the summer

Underground club Dada Shanghai has re-opened
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Underground club Dada Shanghai has re-opened

The edgy nightlife institution finally found a home on Yanan Xi Lu

Long-running, late-night club Celia is finally unveiling its new location in Jingan
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Long-running, late-night club Celia is finally unveiling its new location in Jingan

See what it’s all about at the soft opening party on Friday

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ALL Club
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ALL Club

An underground club from the The Shelter manager Gaz Williams and co

Arkham
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Arkham

Underground dance club and live music venue in Found 158

Bar Rouge
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Bar Rouge

Bund-side lounge bar for the high-class clubber

DADA
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DADA

Chilled out bar with cheap drinks and quality DJs

Elevator
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Elevator

Underground electronic music and ping-pong at former LUNE space

Le Baron
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Le Baron

Swanky Parisian club's Shanghai off-shoot, with a notoriously picky door policy

M1NT
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M1NT

High-end club with VIP roof terrace

MYST
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MYST

EDM-centric mega-club offering a Chinese club experience with big name DJs

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Armin van Buuren: 'China's EDM scene is catching up with the US and Europe'
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Armin van Buuren: 'China's EDM scene is catching up with the US and Europe'

Trance megastar on nerves, China and Jean-Michel Jarre

Shanghai's best dive bars
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Shanghai's best dive bars

We round up the city's best dives for cheap booze and good times

Here's why the newly opened club ALL is not 'the new Shelter'
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Here's why the newly opened club ALL is not 'the new Shelter'

ALL isn’t The Shelter, nor is it aiming to be

3 midweek nights out to try in Shanghai
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3 midweek nights out to try in Shanghai

Can't wait 'til Friday? Here's where to get silly on a school night