With Latin Soul at its core, UNÏCO Shanghai is digging into many forms of Afro-American music; blending jazz, funk, soul with breakbeat, nu-disco or deep house to offer the hottest music selections in town. The result is an immersive and danceable journey into the heart of the urban cultures, hand-picked by worldwide specialists of each genre.

Over the years UNÏCO has received impressive A-List artists and musicians such as Quest Love, Nile Rodgers, Joe Bataan, Louie Vega, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Gilles Peterson or the producer of Jay-Z, DJ Young Guru to name just a few.

Hailing from Paris, UNÏCO resident DJ & Music Manager Kevin Bertille, also known as DJ S.KIV, has been booming the very famous ELECTROPICAL night, every Saturday, for the last 4 years as well as many other great Events that helped to build the vibrant atmosphere of what UNÏCO is today.



Barbara Tucker

Boddhi Satva

China, Shanghai, 2015. PHOTO © Patrick Alleyn.

Dee Dee Bridgewater and Theo Croker

China, Shanghai, 2016. PHOTO © Patrick Alleyn.

Funk Off

Gilles Peterson

Henry Padovani

China, Shanghai, 2016. PHOTO © Patrick Alleyn.

Jazzy Sport

Joe Bataan

Louie Vega

China, Shanghai, 2015. PHOTO ? Patrick Alleyn.

Mama C


Root Soul & DJ Shuya Okino