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BK Weekend: What’s on in Bangkok this Jul 27-30

Your guide to the best things to do in Bangkok this long weekend.

By Neon Boonyadhammakul | Jul 26, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What’s on in Bangkok this Jul 27-30
    The Knack Market

See also: This week's best food and booze events


Thursday (Jul 27)

Nightlife: BOB ChongNonsi V2 Opening Party

Sukhumvit Soi 34's bottleshop-slash-bar Bottle of Beer celebrates its second branch in Sathorn, Bottles of Booze, with a party featuring plenty of beer and cocktail promos. 

Bottles of Booze, 178 Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Rd., 020439085. BTS Chong Nonsi. Free

Phuong's Pho Night at Smalls!

The bar's night dedicated to delicious Vietnamese pho returns with music from DJ Scott Hess.

Smalls, 186/3 Suanphlu Soi 1, 095-585-1398. Free

Big Up!Thursday: Celebrate the Opening of the 2nd Season

A night of underground reggae and dub provided by Bangkok Riddim Syndicate and Two Eyes Hi-Powa.

GOJA Gallery Cafe, 5/2 Sukhumvit 71 Soi Pridi Banomyong 3, 085-848-7576. BTS Phra Khanong. Free


Photo: Teeraphan Ngowjeenan

Performance: Blissfully Blind

Last chance to check out the collaborative project by Thai dance and movement therapist Dujdao Vadhanapakorn and lighting designer Mont Watanasirirochn from Zieght. The experimental performance reflects Thais' eagerness for change through Vadhanapakorn’s observations over the last three years of social and political unrest. Until Jul 30. 
 
Bangkok City City Gallery, 13/3 Sathorn Soi 1, 083-087-2725. B450-700

Friday (Jul 28)


Nightlife: Blast Session #2

Hong Kong-based DJs Ellbe Chan and Eddie Tik are joined by local talents Adiero and Nukier for a night of underground electro.  

Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free


Back to the 80s

A party all about '80s hits from DJ Yui Truluv and old-school cocktails.

Revolucion Cocktail Bangkok, 50 Suksawittaya (Sathorn Soi 10), 02-235-4823. Free


Saturday (Jul 29)

Nightlife: Glow with Aardy

The Indian techno DJ spins tracks from his new EP Crave Transfer! supported by Bangkok talent Boris Rubin.

Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B250 includes 1 drink.

Craft Beer Shoot-out 2017

Six of Thailand's coolest craft breweries--Mahanakhon, Changwon Express, Liger, Outlaw, Stone Head and Lamzing--present their specially crafted brews with a vote to determine the winning taste on the day.

2/F, Live Lounge, Trendy Condo, Sukhumvit Soi 13, 02-168-7335. Free 

Dope as Funk

This old-school hip hop nights promises hits from the boombox era courtesy of guest DJ Tech 12 and residents Arin, Aopsher and Tommy Nori.

Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B300

Gig: Jazz Night with Aude Lhotelais

Dream restaurant and bar welcomes the celebrated French jazz and bossa artist for three nights of live music.

Flava, 10 Sukhumvit Soi 15, 02-254-8500. Free

Concert: De(a)finition of Love

The 11st annual charity concert hosted by BBA students of Thammasat University features pop-rock artists Room39, Stamp, ToR+ Saksit Vejsupaporn and Two Popetorn, supported by LOVEis, MEAN and SloJoe. Proceeds  go towards the Deaf Foundation of Thailand.

Scala Theatre, Siam Square Soi 1 (Siam Square), 02-251-2861. B799-1,299

Market: Bangkok Farmer's Market

Shop for organic products, homemade breads, natural cosmetics and crafted goods from local artisans, along with a lineup of live music, workshops and kids activities.

Gateway Ekamai, 982/22 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-108-2888. Free

The Knack Market

Taking place every last weekend of the month, this riverside market is all about craft, vintage items, art and music, with lots of street food in collaboration with Bangkok Farmers' Market and Taste of Bangkok.

The Jam Factory, 41/1-41/2 Charoen Nakorn Rd., 02-861-0950. Free


Sunday (Jul 30)

Gig: Sweet Summer Sweat

Live grime, hip-hop and trap music from new Malaysian artists Alextbh, Airliftz and Zamaera, along with Singapore's REQ and local name UNDA.

Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 083-5451-833. B300

Ugoslabier

Post-rock metal band Ugoslabier launch their debut album, Brew Heart, with free entry for those who buy the CD on the night.

Play Yard by Studio Bar, Lad Phrao Soi 8, 081-173-3616. B100

Last chance: Cosmic View

Japanese print artist Seiko Kawachi presents a solo exhibition featuring wooden block works inspired by Buddha's teaching and East Asian philosophy about the human condition.

Ardel's Third Place Gallery, 137-137/1 Thonglor Soi 10, 02 714 7929. Free

Prostration

Local artist Thavorn Ko-udomvit, in collaboration artists like Suradech Kaewtamai, Nitikorn Kraiwichian, Watchara Klakakai and more, presents a series of portraits dedicated to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Ardel Gallery of Modern Art, Belle Ville, 99/45 Borommarachonnanee Rd., 02-422-2092. Free

 

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