The BIG List: 15 Events Happening in April

April has come and many events have us dancing, inside and out!
Now that you've already shared the cherry blossoms in your insta and WeChat moments, you're probably wondering:
what else can we do this spring in Shanghai?
Well, here's a little break down of what's going on to fill your calendar with.


The Cabaret Show: La La Land
This April we invite you to La La Land at Candor again, a cabaret based on the hit Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone film. Come see the incredibly talented Keone sing your favorites, such as City of Stars and Another Day of Sun. And with choreography by the acclaimed Alexander, you’ll be captivated by their charm while swingin' in your seat.

April 4-12
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Britain's Twitter all-star is back…and coming to Shanghai! James Blunt will release his fifth studio album, "The Afterlove" on March 24th, the follow-up to the multi-platinum selling "Moon Landing", making this tour your first chance to hear his new works live. The single "Love Me Better" is available to stream and download now, showing Blunt in a new light, thanks in part to Ryan Tedder's fresh and modern pop production.

Mercedes-Benz Arena
April 4
From ¥280
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Shanghai Fashion Weekend
China has style and fashion in Shanghai, taking you through a hundred years of female celebrities, including Hu Die, Eileen Chang, Huiyin Lin, and Xiaoman Lu, taking you on tour through a century of women's independence. Follow 247tickets on Instagram to win 2 pair of tickets for Shanghai Fashion Weekend @247ticketschina.

Shanghai Exhibition Centre (East Wing)
April 6 - 8
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Daydream Festival China
With three stages hosting three different kinds of music, this is gonna be the ultimate music festival of the season! Prepare yourself to be blown away by EDM superstars like Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Excision, and Cesqeaux. Then, hit up the Live Dream Stage for top-notch artists like Pia Mia, Rich Brian, Greyson Chance, and Christopher!

Shanghai International Music Park
April 14-15
From ¥380
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2018 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix- Family Package
See the greatest racing show on earth this April as the pinnacle of racing technology hurtles around 5.5 kilometres of China’s finest track at breakneck speeds. Va-va-voom! The race organizers have arranged the event for the best pricing and viewing options ever with lower-priced tickets. Don’t miss out on the event of the year this spring.

Shanghai international Circuit
April 13
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KFK Presents: Paul Ogata
In 2004, he was victorious in the TakeOut Comedy Competition, earning the title of "Funniest Asian-American Comedian in the U.S". He appeared on several television shows, most notably Live at Gotham on Comedy Central, the syndicated Comics Unleashed and CBS's Late Late Show. And now? Shanghai!

Kung Fu Komedy
April 13-14
From ¥100 (Early Bird)
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Daniel Powter 2018 China Tour
Daniel Powter, the Canadian who took the European charts by storm in 2005 with his single "Bad Day" (from his 2005 self-titled release), is now making his way across the country, with shows from Shenzhen to Beijing!

Modernsky Lab Shanghai
April 13
From ¥300
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Blue Foundation China Tour 2018
Blue Foundation has been featured in major films like Twilight, Miami Vice, and on TV shows like CSI: Miami and The Vampire Diaries. The band has been touring all over the world for the last 5 years, so they've more than earned their stripes.

MAO Livehouse
April 14
¥150 (Pre-sale)
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Travelers Society: 4th Anniversary Birthday Party!
Get ready for an evening full of music, drinks, games, and prizes! For the 4th anniversary since the creation of Travelers Society, they're throwing an awesome party at Found 158, the center of Shanghai’s hottest nightlife!

Little Creatures, Found 158
April 13


Nova Shanghai presents Harbey McKay (Drumcore)
NOVA is a monthly premium techno club event series featuring top notch international headliners and the best of local talent in Shanghai. After the successful debut event with Florian Meindl, NOVA Shanghai brings you Glasgow's very own Drumcode artist, Harvey McKay.

April 20
¥120 (Presale)
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Laputa: Castle in the Sky Concert
It's not Disney on Ice, but this multimedia concert featuring songs from Studio Ghibli animated classics including the Oscar-winning Spirited Away, has a charm and appeal that fans of the Japanese animation studio will absolutely love.

Shanghai Centre Theatre
April 21- December 15
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Bruno Mars : 24K Magic Tour
Bruno Mars has sold over 170 million singles worldwide and over 26 million albums worldwide, affirming him as one of the best-selling artists of all time. Tickets are now sold out for his 3 concerts in Shanghai this month!

Mercedes-Benz Arena

EDC China 2018
Originally from Las Vegas, EDC is one of the biggest dance music festivals in the world. EDC is coming to Shanghai next month, and tickets are selling fast. The lineup has been announced! Disclosure, Martin Garrix, Deadmau5, Marshmello, Oliver Heldens, Hardwell, Illenium, Curtis, Ghastly, Tchami and more!

Shanghai International Music Park
April 29-30
From ¥880
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Excuse Me Band
Excuse Me is an alternative rock band that has emerged on the Mando-pop scene. Their first album came out in 2015 and they earned rave reviews from both music lovers and critics. Now, they're heading to Shanghai to rock your night!

Modernsky Lab Shanghai
Aprl 28
¥200 (Pre-sale)
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GRAMMY Festival Beijing
The first round of superstar acts set to perform at the GRAMMY® Festival in Beijing have been announced: Daya, Macy Gray, Phoenix, Pharrell Williams, Carly Rae Jepsen, James Bay, OneRepublic & many more!

Changyang Music Theme Park, Beijing
April 30
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We are so excited for this month!
Are you ready?
The BIG List: 15 Events Happening in April
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