Friday: All-you-can-eat BBQ at Sandra's
Tonight's barbecue at Sandra's will feature Australian steaks. The dinner starts at 6pm and costs 150 yuan for men and 100 yuan for women. Call 15825267010 for reservations.
Friday: "Through the Decades" at Laowo Bar
Laowo Bar will host a charity event and musical journey through time tonight. DJ Rich from the UK will be selecting the best music from each decade since the 60s and donations will be collected for Hope Primary Schools (希望小学), a Yunnan children's education charity. Entry to the 9pm event is free with donations encouraged.
Friday: The Great Apes at The Hump Bar
Rock 'n' roll band The Great Apes will play a show at The Hump Bar tonight. After the show J Works will be spinning new funk and breaks until late. The free show starts at 9pm.
Friday & Saturday: Uprock closing party
This is the last weekend that Uprock will be open at its current location. Attendees to one of its Friday and Saturday closing parties will receive a free VIP card for the relocated Uprock scheduled to open in June. The free parties kick off at 10pm on both days.
Saturday: Erhai Floating Sounds
Lijiang-based cultural organization Rhizome is holding a live floating electronic music performance on Erhai Lake north of the Dali old town on Saturday. The 60 yuan ticket price to the 4pm event includes boat fare. See the Rhizome website for more information.
Saturday: Lazy Bones reopening party
Lazy Bones Restaurant will reopen at 6pm on Saturday for a night of food, drink, music and football. The party will include free pizza from 7-8pm, music by the Quebec Redneck Bluegrass Project at 10pm, and the Champions League final on the projector at 2:45am. Pure Blonde and Cascade beers will be 12 yuan while supplies last.
Saturday: Live music at TCG Nordica
Rock group Freedom of Joy Band from Kunming International Academy will perform at TCG Nordica on Saturday. Entry to the 8pm show is 15 yuan.
Saturday: Live music at Laowo Bar
Beijing metal band Suffocated (窒息乐队), a longtime presence in the China music scene, will play at Laowo Bar on Saturday. Tickets to the 9pm show cost 40 yuan at the door or 30 yuan reserved in advance by calling 13700640803.
Saturday: Live music at On We Go
Yunnan-based rock band Strange Day (奇怪的日子) will play a free concert at On We Go on Saturday. The show starts at 9pm.
Saturday: "Multy Culty Dance Party" at The Hump Bar
Saturday's party at The Hump Bar will feature Latin styles with DJ La Revancha De La Inca. The free party kicks off at 9pm.
Saturday: Champions League Final at Ganesh
Ganesh Bar and Restaurant will show the Champions League Final between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich. The match starts at 2:45am on what is, technically speaking, Sunday morning.
Sunday: Brunch at Sandra's
This week's Sunday brunch at Sandra's will feature the usual specials like homemade bread, meats, cheeses, pizza and breakfast foods, plus bloody marys. The brunch will run from 11am to 4pm and cost 85 yuan per person. Call 15825267010 for reservations.
Sunday: Farmers' Market at Cat's Cradle
Cat's Cradle Café will host a Farmers' Market on Sunday afternoon. The event will include live music and drinks from the Cat's Cradle bar, plus local vendors selling organic produce, baked goods, and other food products. Natural fiber clothing will also be accepted to donate to local charity Heart to Heart, which aids migrant workers in Kunming. The market will run from noon to 6pm.