Shanghai live music

Gallery: Shanghai MIDI Festival fashion

Gallery: Shanghai MIDI Festival fashion

Music fans came out in droves for Shanghai's first MIDI Festival last weekend, showing that they love their fashion as much as their music
Bob Dylan China concerts avoid controversy

Bob Dylan China concerts avoid controversy

Playing China for the first time, Bob Dylan avoids current hot-button issues and some of his most well-known songs
Brad Ferguson: The invisible man behind Shanghai's sounds

Brad Ferguson: The invisible man behind Shanghai's sounds

He's been described as a scientist and an artist, crafting Shanghai's music alongside the performers on stage. So how come people outside the music scene have never heard of him?
More than guitars at Shanghai's Gibson flagship store

More than guitars at Shanghai's Gibson flagship store

Shanghai’s live music scene gets a boost as Gibson opens it first flagship store outside the United States putting guitars back in the hands of those who need them most: Shanghai musicians
Does Shanghai need another music festival?

Does Shanghai need another music festival?

Black Rabbit Festival hopes to feed Shanghai’s rabid music fans and convert the masses
4 best new Shanghai indie bands

4 best new Shanghai indie bands

Brush up on who’s who in the live music scene before Shanghai’s first Zebra Music Festival
Joshua C. Love and Proximity Butterfly honor Sichuan earthquake survivors and victims

Joshua C. Love and Proximity Butterfly honor Sichuan earthquake survivors and victims

Chengdu-based rockers release "Reprieve," a musical concept and tribute to China's 2008 natural disaster
tenzenmen records: Indie rock from Oz to the Middle Kingdom

tenzenmen records: Indie rock from Oz to the Middle Kingdom

An Aussie record label teams up with Beijing-based This Town Touring, putting its name and bands behind the power of the Chinese rock scene
A complete bluffer's guide to the 2011 Shanghai MIDI Festival

A complete bluffer's guide to the 2011 Shanghai MIDI Festival

The inaugural Shanghai MIDI Festival features everyone from multi-platinum artists to unsigned indie groups. Here's how to convince people you’re actually there for the music
MIDI Festival fever hits Shanghai

MIDI Festival fever hits Shanghai

China’s legendary festival brand debuts in Shanghai’s Century Park
Avril Lavigne in Shanghai

Avril Lavigne in Shanghai

The North American punk-pop princess takes to the Shanghai Grand Stage in May
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city