Friday: Live bands at Camel Bar
If you're considering buying a ticket for the upcoming Laowo or 500KM music festivals but don't know much about the bands, two acts that will perform at both festivals will be playing Friday night at Camel Bar. A night of live music with Sigangli (司岗里) and Mayuan Poets (麻园诗人) will begin at nine – entry is free.
Friday: Live hiphop at The Mask
The Mask, the new-and-improved incarnation of the old Mask Bar, is launching a series of performances it calls The Mask Tryouts on Friday night with rappers Sam, Dave and Mike (previously known as Mike Wind) dropping rhymes all night. DJ Chelsea will keep the fat beats going afterward. Music starts at 9, entry is free.
Friday: Hiphop party at Shelter Bar
Friday night Shelter Bar will host a hiphop party with DJ Fat Cat and a special happy hour between 9 and 10 with half-priced drinks at the bar. Music starts at nine, entry is free.
Friday: DJ Johann Vogel at The Club
The Minimal Anders 2011 China Tour will stop by The Club this weekend, with DJ Johann Vogel leading off on Friday night at 10pm. One-person tickets are 25 yuan, two-person tickets are 30 yuan.
Saturday: Djembe band and DJ at the Camel
The four-man djembe band Medard Team will play Camel Bar Saturday night at 10:30, followed by DJ Shuang Ma. Entry is free.
Saturday: DJ Karlo Kolumna at The Club
Saturday night is the second night of Minimal Anders at The Club, this time around it will be DJ Karlo Kolumna. Show starts at 10, one-person tickets are 25 yuan, two-person tickets are 30 yuan.
Saturday: Live rock at The Mask
The Mask Tryouts continue Saturday night with an intimate evening of music with Da Chong, Andy and Pasquale at 9. Entry is free.
Saturday: Singles night at Shelter Bar
Shelter Bar is hosting a free singles night beginning Saturday at 9, with DJ Fat Cat and a mystery guest, plus a free drink at the door for all ladies.