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Top Choice Classical Music in The Bund & People's Square

Shànghǎi Grand Theatre

Shànghǎi’s state-of-the-art concert venue hosts everything from Broadway musicals to symphonies, ballets, operas, and performances by internationally acclaimed classical soloists. There are also traditional Chinese-…
Jazz in The Bund & People's Square

Fairmont Peace Hotel Jazz Bar

Shànghǎi’s most famous hotel features Shànghǎi’s most famous jazz band (starts at 7pm), a septuagenarian sextet that’s been churning out nostalgic covers such as ‘Moon River’ and ‘Summertime’ since the dawn of time.…
Live Music in The Bund & People's Square

House of Blues & Jazz

Fittingly dark and divey, this vintage jazz and blues bar exudes plenty of class with its polished heavy wood decor. The house band delivers live jazz or blues from 9.30pm (10pm on Friday and Saturday) to 1am. Sunda…
Classical Music in The Bund & People's Square

Shànghǎi Concert Hall

A decade or so ago, the government shunted all 5650 tonnes of this classic 1930s building 66m away from busy East Yan’an Rd to a quieter parkside setting. It features smaller-scale concerts plus local and internatio…
Chinese Opera in The Bund & People's Square

Yìfū Theatre

One block east of People’s Square, this is the main opera theatre in town. The theatre presents a popular program of Běijīng, Kun and Yue (Shàoxīng) opera. A Běijīng opera highlights show is performed several times …
Cinema in The Bund & People's Square

Grand Cinema

This striking 1930s art deco cinema was one of Shànghǎi's most famous movie theatres, and today continues to screen the latest blockbusters.
Cinema in The Bund & People's Square

Peace Cinema

People’s Square cinema with an attached IMAX theatre (巨幕影院, Jùmùyǐngyuàn).