Friday: Stay Single at The Box
The Box will hold a Stay Single party Friday night beginning at 6:30, with good tunes plus Sex on the Beach, Chocolate Passion ice cream cocktails and Double Chocolate Stout beer all on special.
Friday: Singles Day Pub Crawl in Lijiang
In Lijiang and neighboring Shuhe there will be a massive 11-stop pub crawl beginning at Freshnam Cafe at 11:11:11am with the last stop at Stone the Crows starting at 11:11:11pm and going late. Tickets are 50 yuan and include food and drink specials, live music and more.
Friday: Dub & Rum at As You Like
It's been a bit chilly lately, a fine excuse to warm yourself up with tasty rum drinks and classic dub from Jamaica at As You Like Friday night beginning at 7. Tom will be serving up Cuba Libres made with Havana Blanco & Coke as well as Dark & Stormys, which are Myer's Jamaican Rum with homemade ginger syrup and soda water, both for 30 yuan.
Tom will also be banging out tasty Treacles, which are based on the Old Fashioned cocktail: rum stirred with sugar syrup and bitters, topped with fresh pressed apple juice and a flamed orange zest. Treacles made with Myer's rum will be 30 yuan, or you can have yours made with Bacardi 8-year-old rum for 40 yuan. We had a preview of the Treacle last night and have to say it is probably the best cocktail we've ever had in Kunming. Bacardi 8 will also be available neat for those who want it unadulterated.
Friday: Singles Party at Moondog
Moondog will host a singles party Friday night beginning at 8pm. There will be plenty of games and prizes, and couples are also welcome to attend.
Friday: Frank & Eddy at 1895 Movie Bar
Friday night at 1895 Movie Bar pianist Frank Bourjini from France will tickle the ivory while accompanied by Eddy Kneefel on vocals. The free show starts at 10, margaritas will be on special for 20 yuan.
Friday: Singles Pary at The Mask
UK DJ Koshaa will supply the soundtrack for Friday night's singles party at The Mask, mixing funk, ghetto funk and breaks. Buy a drink for another single attendee and get a discount. The free party starts at 10.
Saturday: Joost and Ian at Moondog
Saturday night "The Dog" (Joost) and "Local Blues Hero" (Ian) will take the stage at Moondog for a free show beginning at 9:30.
Saturday: Hulu Records China launch at The Club
UK label Hulu Records will celebrate its China launch at The Club on Saturday night. Starting from 10 there will be electronic music plus beer and liquor specials. Entry is free.
Saturday: Beer pong at The Hump
Saturday night beginning at 10, beer pong will return to The Hump Bar and live music will be provided by Scotch on the Rocks, who will be debuting a new member. Entry is free.
Saturday: John Nevada Lundemo and DJ Lao Chris at The Mask
Elder statesman of the Kunming music scene John Nevada Lundemo will do his country blues godfather thing at The Mask beginning at 10 Friday night. He'll be followed by DJ Lao Chris, who will take the party into the morning.