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BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Apr 7-9

Whoa! This weekend looks good. 

By Bonnie Sananvatananont | Apr 05, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Apr 7-9
    Studio Lam

Friday (Apr 7)

CONCERTS: Coldplay

The British rock band who have sold over 80 million records worldwide, making them one of the world's best-selling artists, returns to the Bangkok stage for the first time since 2003 as part of their Head Full of Dreams tour. 

Apr 7. Rajamangala National Stadium, Sports Authority of Thailand, 286 Ramkhamhaeng Rd.


WHY NOT: Bangkok City Library Grand Opening 

Bangkok's latest public library makes its unofficial opening, bringing some 30,000 books spread across three floors, including sections on Thai culture, Asian literature, world literature, international children's literature, science reference books, plus a "Hall of Fame" where the best works of historical Thai literature.

Apr 7. Ratchadamnoen Bldg., Rachadamnoen Rd. (near Khok Wua intersection) 


Saturday (Apr 8)

NIGHTLIFE: Karma Kruise Volume 2.0

The techno boat party returns for its second edition, this time welcoming special guest DJ from Hong Kong, Ocean Lam, who'll be joined by local DJs Sunju Hargun, Moreno and Coran. All profits go towards helping Warm Heart Worldwide and their Stop the Smoke campaign. 

Apr 8-9. Asiatique the Riverfront, 2194 Charoenkrung Rd. 


NIGHTLIFE: Blonde

The British DJ duo stop by to make their Bangkok debut, promising a night of quality deep house tracks, including songs like "Nothing Like This" and "I Loved You". 

Apr 8. Live RCA, RCA, Rama 9 Rd.


GIGS: Low Fat Experimental Music Night 

The last installment of the Low Fat Art Festival is a night dedicated to local experimental music, where 10 chill wave, synth-pop, ambient bands, including X0809, Morning Depth, F-, Kijjaz and more, will perform live.

Apr 8. Thonglor Art Space, Sukhumvit Soi 55


GIGS: Degaruda & Friends

The burger joint hosts a live music night featuring performances from local bands Degaruda, Strange Brew, Abstraction XL and Hariguem Zaboy. 

Apr 8. Fatty's Bar and Diner, 598/66 Asoke-Dindaeng Rd.


ART: Black Moon

Photographer Nipon Intarit presents a series of political landscape shots capturing the role of individuals and their geographical contexts in late stage capitalism. The opening night also features a live poetry performance on the topic.

Apr 8-30. Bridge, Charoenkrung Soi 51


WORKSHOPS: Summer Dessert Workshop

This hands-on workshop teaches you how to bake your own millefeuille, a delicious French pastry with vanilla and custard that is perfect for the summer heat, with a British pastry chef.

Apr 8. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17 


Sunday (Apr 9)

NIGHTLIFE: Rockabilly Sunday

DJ Mong takes over the decks with rock 'n' roll, rhythm and blues, rockabilly and '60s soul tracks as part of the bar's rockabilly nights every 2nd and 4th sunday of the month. 

Apr 9. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51


ART: Hot Summer by The Khlong

Andrew Stahl presents a solo exhibition of abstract paintings and sculptures created during his residency in Bangkok's Chinatown in summer 2016, capturing his various experiences by the riverside.  

Through May 15. YenakArt Villa, 69 Soi Prasat Suk, Yen Akat Rd.


ART: Made by Microwave

Illustrator Kanith's latest collection explores aspects of traditional Chinese daily life in order to examine the contrast between the Asian round-table dining and Western microwaved meals. 

Through May 21. Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, 188 Silom Rd.

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