It's been a little while since the long-running and much loved What's Going On podcast last brought a sense of worth to your week - we feel your pain! So in a vain attempt fill that collosal void, he's a weekly WGO chart of the top music happening in Shanghai each week - better than nothing I guess! Hopefully you'll find a few on-point, left-field choices here; keep an open mind and start counting down to the weekend!


Llorca (AKA Art Of Tones), responsible for a string of classic releases on Laurent Garnier's F-Communications label circa 2000 and more recently, Leed's 2020 Vison, plays Lola this Friday:


Beijing-based, Guangzhou natives Joyside play Mushroom Festival Shanghai this weekend at On Stage along with upteen others, including The Psyders, the best Shanghai band on the scene right now:


German electro-jazz giants Jazzanova return for another performance at this weekend's JZ Festival at Expo Park. They're also squeezing in a free gig at Unico on Saturday night:


Pat Metheny plays a 'Master Hall' gig as part of the JZ Festival on Friday - the guy's a legend!


Speaking of which... Enough of the music, let Bootsy's talking do teh talkin'! He plays both days of the JZ Festival with his Funk-Unity Band this weekend: