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The Peninsula Shanghai offers live entertainment in its Lobby lounge as well as in the bar. From 2 to 6 p.m. daily, there’s a string quartet in the lobby that nicely complements the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel’s fabulous afternoon tea. Once it’s done, a jazz band takes over, playing until 9 p.m. On a recent visit, we saw a group of Chinese businessmen and tourists sitting around enjoying cocktails and bobbing their heads to the music. For a wholly different atmosphere, head down to Salon de Ning. The eclectic animal-print-filled basement bar hosts a local pop band from Tuesday to Saturday on its small stage. You’ll find a host of dressed-up Shanghainese women there singing along to Chinese ballads and Rihanna ditties into the wee hours.