Jazz Bars in Shanghai

THE 5 BEST Shanghai Jazz Clubs & Bars

Jazz Clubs & Bars in Shanghai

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  • Nathanael E
    West Plains, MO103 contributions
    I saw the Cotton Club reunion here. The venue is nice with table seating and table service. Great venue. I would return for a show to The Pearl.
    Written June 4, 2019
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  • Kristine K
    119 contributions
    Wide variety of eateries. Numerous choices for cocktails & beer as well. The area was clean, well kept up. People were friendly. Menus in English as well as Chinese. One could "bar hop" or sample a large variety of tasty treats down the "street". Outdoor seating as well as indoor seating available at all the locations we saw. Our visit was late afternoon to early evening on a Saturday and pedestrian traffic was just picking up as we were leaving around 20:00. Not all locations have happy hour, which we were surprised by that fact. Casual and comfortable area. Recommendation for families go earlier in the evening rather than later. One could spend an hour or all night in this area, just depends on what you are looking for. Prices, typical for Shanghai. Worth a visit or two.
    Written October 10, 2020
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  • António Nora
    Shanghai, China335 contributions
    Great night we enjoy the performance of Frank Bray, realy a true show man, top quality. Will not forget that very special night.
    Written November 18, 2019
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  • MJellick
    Los Angeles, CA198 contributions
    Apparently, hittin' up new jazz joints is a thing I now do whenever I visit Shanghai, as I have now gone to two in the past two weeks.

    Jazz at Lincoln Center, Shanghai, did not disappoint, the class and elegance you would expect from a Jazz Club. Perfect timing allowed me to buy a ticket (which included a drink) and find myself what turned out to be a great seat. I got there early because that's how Virgos do, but suite yourself.

    I saw a one-night engagement of Elsa & The Fungs, who played for about two hours, including a short intermission. They were tight and on point, as was the venue, a perfect match, if only for a night.

    I'd defiantly come back, but that might be against the rules, as I will try not to repeat, but based on my experience tonight, I will certainly keep an eye on their calendar of shows...
    Written February 6, 2022
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  • joele54
    Dallas, TX18 contributions
    I smoke cigars, and wanted to listen to some music and have a drink while puffing on a stogie, but they do not have a huge selection. Some Cubans, though. There was a jazz group (piano, guitar, and sax) with a female singer from Las Vegas. She had a good voice, and the band was reasonably good. They played some Frank Sinatra, and some of the songs were in Chinese. That got the attention of the crowd, who were mostly Asian (as one would expect in Shanghai). The sets were shorter than I had hoped, but I enjoyed them.

    I did not sample the food, so cannot comment on that.
    Written January 20, 2013
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