We performed 2 consecutive sold-out shows at the 5000 seat Minhang Arena
Shanghai is one of the fastest growing and modern cities in the world.
Our 2nd day in Shanghai included an outdoor show in the city center in front of thousands
Both Shanghai concerts were sold-out and Liquid Blue was the only act on the bill.
These display ads for our concerts were all over the city of Shanghai
Shanghai is the largest city in the People's Republic of China
Large street level billboards proliferated the Minhang district
We toured with 8 members including four BlueGirls and a table player
Schmoozing at banquets is all part of the experience
Here one of the concert organizers is handing Scott a commemorative plaque for our participation
The promoter, Johnny Grant and the BlueGirls
Chinese reporters interviewing Scott
The BlueGirls with Johnny Grant, the honorary mayor of Hollywood
Shanghai become the world's busiest port in 2005 and the largest cargo port
Banquet with Liquid Blue and Johnny Grant, longtime TV & radio host
Our manager and promoter in China, Benjamin Chen, hands Nikki the Chinese release of Supernova.
Pilots say Shanghai's 4000 skyscrapers make New York City look small
Alex singing at Shanghai's Century Plaza
The locals were intrigued with the band
Century Plaza hosts daily concerts right in the center of Shanghai
Layla performing "Arms of Love"
Liquid Blue was one of two U.S. acts to perform as part of the month long arts festival
The other act from the U.S. was the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
The BlueGirls danced, sang and played Dumbek drums
Nikki got the crowd on their feet
Rahis Ahmed, one of the world's most renowned tabla players, joined the band for the tour
Liquid Blue with many of the people who helped with present and promote the show
With concert posters
Before the show; programs placed on all 5000 seats
Michael at a ticket booth with security officers.
Arriving Outside the Minhang Arena the afternoon of the show, for sound check
In the past 10 years, one building of more than 30 stories, was completed every 12 days in Shanghai!
Band members in the window
We played the inaugural show in the brand new Minhang Arena
The acoustic set included "If You Gotta Ask", "Real" and "Imagine"
Nikki and Michael led the acoustic set
All the shows we've performed in China have fantastic lighting
Chinese audiences appreciate theater and the arts and are well educated
Shanghai has 16 million people
Generally, audiences are polite and reserved but near the end of the show we got em' up
Some of us became fans of Chinese green teas and now drink it everyday
Shanghai was originally a fishing village
In the 1930's Shanghai was known as a place of vice with countless opium dens and brothels
Chinese food is better in China
Many aspects of free market economy exist today in China
Shanghai is a leader in fashion
China's population is 1.3 billion with 16 million in Shanghai and four foreign freaks
This is the Century Plaza outdoor stage at night
Shanghai at night
Layla at museum
Good bye China and thanks!