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BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Apr 20-23

It's gonna be boozy. 

By Bonnie Sananvatananont | Apr 19, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Apr 20-23
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Thursday (Apr 20)

NIGHTLIFE: Powderpuff 

Trap music promoters host a night of chill trap, trap, hip-hop and future bass from DJs C.untagious, Breaker Bish and Paka in the club's Dalmatian room.

Apr 20. Beam, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55


SPECIAL SCREENINGS: We Are Not Afraid

As part of the bar's monthly cultural film night, cultural researcher and author Viriya Sawangchot hosts a screening of the 2010 documentary following the struggles of Honduran people following the coup that overthrew their democratically elected president.

Apr 20. Jam, Charoen Rat Soi 1, BTS Surasak


Friday (Apr 21)

NIGHTLIFE: Borrowed Identity 

The Berlin-based DJ spins plenty of house beats with support from DJ Fundamental Harmonics, alongside plenty of drink promotions between 10pm-midnight.

Apr 21. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8 


ART:  Modern Slavery

In association with UN Women Asia and the Pacific and ausAID, Phillipino photographer Xyza Bacani presents a powerful exhibition capturing the stories of survivors from human trafficking cases around the world, ranging from domestic workers to laborers.  

Apr 21-27. Cho Why, 17 Soi Nana, Charoen Krung Rd.


ART: Endurance

Spanish photographer Omar Havana captures the stories of people who were victims of the 2015 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated Nepal. The author will also be be selling a photo book, with all proceeds from the book will be donated to projects benefiting the reconstruction of the country. 

Apr 21-May 21. Foreign Correspondent’s Club Thailand, Penthouse/F, Maneeya Centre, 508/5 Phloen Chit Rd. 


ART: The Sheltering Place

Saigon-based photographer Yatender present an intimate collection of images capturing people in contorted and uncomfortable positions. 

Apr 21-Jun 30. Most, 672-36 Charoen Krung Soi 26


Saturday (Apr 22)

NIGHTLIFE: Kolour Warehouse Party

The Kolour party crew host their first 10-hour day/night party in a modern industrial warehouse, featuring music from DJs Wankelmut (Berlin) and Breach (UK) across two indoor and outdoor stages, alongside a huge craft beer garden. 

Apr 22. Tigger Twins Studio, 5 Ramkhamhaeng Soi 22 


NIGHTLIFE: The Bar Awards Picnic

In celebration of the first ever Bangkok Bar Awards, 12 selected bartenders take rotating shifts to brew up delicious drinks alongside plenty of good food and an outdoor picnic atmosphere.

Apr 22. Roots, K-Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26 


GIGS: Record Store Day

In celebration of World Record Store Day, local talents Yellow Fang, DJ Tat (Basement Tape), Cyndi Seui, Clubpopp and Aernonymous perform live.10-25% discounts on all vinyl.

Apr 22. Bungkumhouse Records, 4/F, Black Amber, Sukhumvit Soi 55


GIGS: T-Bone 

The local band that combines reggae, ska and jazz in their sound performs live, with an after party featuring music from DJ Mr Jim who'll be spinning house, disco and hip-hop until 3am.

Apr 22. Maggie Choo's, 320 Silom Rd. 


ART: Defendant of Love

A group exhibition by four female artists including Chomphupak Poonpol, Napatsakorn Nikornsaen, Nuttinan Phukama and Athapha Rattanaphongthara, whose work capture the opression that Thai women face in society through influencers like the media and soap operas. 

Apr 22-May 22. Tentacles N22, Narathiwas Soi 22


SPECIAL SCREENINGS: Iris 

A screening of the 2015 documentary following Iris Apfel, a flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old woman and her active role in the New York fashion scene for the past few decades. 

Apr 22. Ubaan Art Station, Si Phraya Rd.


TALKS: (Un)managing the Refugee Crisis in Southeast Asia?

A three-part event aimed at discussing the refugee crisis in Southeast Asia, including a panel discussion with Team Leader of Humanitarian Refugee Program at the Habibie Center Mohammad Hasan Ansori and migration expert of Chulalongkorn University Rachada Jayagupta, plus a screening of the documentary Bodies for Sale and an art exhibition titled "Displaced" capturing the politics of ethnicity and religion through art. 

Apr 22. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, 939 Rama 1 Rd.


SPORTS: Brew Yoga Episode 2

Now returning for its episode, this new workout trend from Germany challenges you for a yoga session while drinking a bottle of beer in a test of mental and physical strength. 

Apr 22. Wishbeer Home Bar, Sukhumvit Soi 67

NIGHTLIFE: Kolour Warehouse Party

The Kolour party crew host their first 10-hour day/night party in a modern industrial warehouse, featuring music from DJs Wankelmut (Berlin) and Breach (UK) across two indoor and outdoor stages, alongside a huge craft beer garden. 

Apr 22. Tigger Twins Studio, 5 Ramkhamhaeng Soi 22 

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Sunday (Apr 23)

CONCERTS: Generation Axe

A supergroup of legendary rock guitarists including Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Betterncourt and Tosin Abasi perform live. 

Apr 23. Moonstar Studio, 701 Lad Phrao Soi 80 (Lad Phrao)


FILM: Lost in Homeland - Songkhla Short Films by Oxlaey 

The non-profit multimedia project dedicated to creating short videos about local culture present ten of their documentaries capturing the daily lives of local people in Songkhla, ranging from a shaman who calls the spirits of the dead to Mrs. Yew who serves raw egg yolk on ice cream

Apr 23. Jam, Charoet Rat Soi 1, BTS Surasak 

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