Friday: Christmas Fair at Nordica, Day One
Friday is Day One of the 8th Annual Kunming Community Christmas Fair at TCG Nordica. More than 40 vendors will be selling gifts and other items from 5pm to 9pm and edible holiday treats will be provided by Sandra's and Nordica. Two yuan entry fee goes to charity, read here for more details.
Friday: Laba Live Music Weekend Night 1
Live Music Weekend at Laba starts Friday night at 9:30 with Yankadi, Sea Loving Mammals and Sigangli all performing. Entry is 30 yuan at the door or two-day passes can be bought at the door for 50 yuan.
Friday: Dead J at The Club
Dead J will be at The Club Friday night in support of his new album. There will be a screening of the documentary Date at 10pm (Dialogue in English w/ Chinese subtitles) followed by music by DJs Dead J, Maxi and Low Scene plus VJs Dora S and PiXy. Entry is 30 yuan at the door.
Friday: Retro Revival at The Mask
DJs Lao Chris and Big Al will play retro classics and one-hit wonders from the 70's, 80's and 90's at The Mask on Friday night beginning at 10. Drink specials at the free party run from 9pm to 1am and include rum/Coke and gin/tonic for 15 yuan and vodka Red Bull and vodka cranberry 20 yuan.
Friday: Afro-Caribbean music at Camel Bar
Camel Bar will host a night of Afro percussion and chanted Afro-Caribbean vocals with Tumi the DJ Guy Friday night beginning at 10:30. The free party will also feature a "special drink" available for 10 yuan/glass.
Saturday: Christmas Fair at Nordica, Day Two
The second day of the 8th Annual Kunming Community Christmas Fair will run from 10am through 6pm. Entry is once again two yuan at the door.
Saturday: Italian Dance Party Warmup Party at The Box
Saturday night from 6 to 10 The Box will be hosting a warmup party for Piero and Giorgio before they play later at The Club. Specials include 1 free bruschetta w/every 2 Beerlao dark or 2 Moretti purchased, or buy 1 bruschetta and get a glass of Poggio Stella for 20 yuan. Anyone taking advantage of these specials will receive one discount voucher for The Club's Italian dance party later in the night.
Saturday: Laba Live Music Weekend, Day Two
Laba Live Music Weekend continues with Yankadi, Choupinang (臭皮囊) and War Horse starting at 9:30pm. Entry is 30 yuan at the door.
Saturday: Italian Dance Party at The Club
DJs Piero and Giorgio will provide the tunes at The Club's all-night Italian dance party. Music starts at 10, entry is free.
Saturday: DJ Quest at Camel Bar
DJ Quest of Shenzhen's Fresh Crew will perform Saturday night at Camel Bar. The 20 yuan entry fee includes a Carlsberg or a Coke. Music starts at 10:30.
Saturday: DJ Killah Gorilla at The Mask
Saturday night The Mask will feature hiphop and old club hits with DJ Killah Gorilla. Drink specials from 9pm to 1am: rum/Coke and gin/tonic for 15 yuan, vodka Red Bull and vodka cranberry 20 yuan. Music starts at 10:30, entry is free.