Friday: Christmas concert at KIA
Friday night at 7pm Kunming International Academy will host its 3rd Annual Christmas Benefit Concert with the Young Musicians Chamber Orchestra and The Kunming International Academy Secondary Choirs. Entry is 35 yuan at the door, with 100% of ticket sales going to rural charity. Call Sally for more info at 4126887.
Friday: Martin & Steve warmup party at The Box
From 7 to 10 Friday night The Box will hold a warmup party for Martin and Steve, who will be playing later at The Club. Buy 2 Carlsberg and get a free French crepes "alla marinara" (tomato gravy, garlic and oregano topping); buy a crepe from the menu and get a Double Chocolate Stout for 30 yuan. With these specials get a voucher for a discount drink at The Club later that night. Buy 3 cocktails later at The Club and get a 10 yuan discount plus a voucher for free salami or cheese at The Box.
Friday: Grand opening party at The Tree in Dali
The Tree in Dali will celebrate its grand opening Friday beginning at 7:30pm with live music, a lucky draw, free food from The Tree's menu, 2-for-1 drinks and other specials. Entry is free.
John Lennon tribute at Laowo Bar
Laowo Bar will host a John Lennon tribute show to commemorate the 31st anniversary of his passing. Performers will include Redneck Duo, War Horse, Rose Gardeners, Crash Bandicoot and Mumu. Music starts at 9, admission is 10 yuan at the door.
Friday: Live music with Joost and Randall at Moondog
Joost and his guitar will be joined by Randall and his saxophone on the Moondog stage for a free show Friday night beginning at 9:30.
Friday: DJ Mamadou at Red Rose Music Bar
Friday night Red Rose Music Bar will host a night of Carribean, African and Latin dancing with DJ Mamadou, who will be playing zouk, ndombolo, zouglou, coupé décalé, salsa, bachata, merengue and more. The free party starts at 10.
Friday: Martin & Steve at The Club
DJs "Techno" Martin and "Electro" Steve will do their thing at The Club Friday night beginning at 10. Entry is free.
Friday: 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 include rum/Coke and gin/tonic for 15 yuan, vodka Red Bull and vodka cranberry 20 yuan. Music starts at 10, entry is free.
Saturday: Christmas concert at TCG Nordica
Saturday night at 8pm TCG Nordica will host the second performance of the 3rd Annual Christmas Benefit Concert with the Young Musicians Chamber Orchestra and The Kunming International Academy Secondary Choirs. Entry is 35 yuan at the door, with 100% of ticket sales going to rural charity. Call Sally for more info at 4126887.
Saturday: Brazilian Party at The Mask
The Mask will host a Brazilian party Saturday night beginning at 10pm. DJ Junior will play Brazilian tunes plus Latin and Salsa. Drink specials from 9pm to 1am include: caipirinhas, caipiroskas and mojitos for 25 yuan. Entry is free.
Saturday: DJ Ben Huang at The Club
Avant-garde DJ Ben Huang will play The Club beginning at 10pm on Saturday night. Entry is 20 yuan.