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BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Mar 30-Apr 2

Your ultimate guide to what to do in Bangkok this weekend. 

By Bonnie Sananvatananont | Mar 29, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Mar 30-Apr 2
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Thursday (Mar 30)

NIGHTLIFE: Global Vibes Thursday 

A night dedicated to world music, including molam, ramwong, lukthung, gambus, dangdut, melayu and more, courtesy of DJ ManEatSunshine who'll be spinning vinyl only. 

Mar 30. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51


WHY NOT: March Book Club

The library's monthly book club meetings return, with this edition discussing the works of South African author Nadine Gordimer who received a Nobel Prize in literature in 1991 with her various novels covering the apartheid.

Mar 30. Neilson Hays Library, 195 Surawong Rd.


Friday (Mar 31)

NIGHTLIFE: Farewell Suk 11

Bid farewell to Sukhumvit Soi 11's beloved bars, ranging from Cheap Charlie's to Stash Bar, before the street gets cleared for a new development. Hosted by party team House Jam, expect plenty of quality underground beats to dance to throughout the night. 

Mar 31. Sukhumvit Soi 11 Sub-soi, BTS Nana


NIGHTLIFE: DJ Tennis

The Italian DJ from Life and Death Records brings his dark psychedelic sound to the stage, with support from DJs Krit Morton, Noxro and Bunnyman.

Mar 31. Beam, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55


ART: Our World

Artist Dani Monfort Gil's latest collection of vibrant paintings capture the stories of gay men within the streets of Bangkok, in an attempt to broaden the visibility of the city's LGBT community. 

Mar 31-Apr 30. Serindia Gallery, Room 3101, 3201, OP Garden, 4-6 Charoen Krung Soi 36 


THEATER: Cheng Meng

A Theatre Unit presents a family drama stage play following a family whose Qing Ming festival celebration is disrupted when a missing relative unexpectedly returns. Performed in Thai with English subtitles. 

Mar 31-Apr 2. Cho Why, 17 Soi Nana, Charoen Krung Rd.


Saturday (Apr 1)

MUSIC FESTIVALS: Cat T-Shirt 4

Cat Radio presents the fourth edition of their two-day music festival, featuring performances from some of the country's favorite pop and rock artists including the likes of Stamp, Scrubb, Paradox, Hugo, Greasy Cafe and more.  

Apr 1-2. Makkasan Airport Link Station


GIGS: Footloose Party at The Street Sneaker Week

A weekend-long market and music festival, with Saturday focused on electronic music courtesy of DJ Moola, Cut the Crab, Plern Pan Perth and Gene Kasidit, while Saturday sees live music from The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Srirajah Rockers and more. There will also be a yadong bar from Studio Lam available on both days. 

Apr 1. The Street Ratchada, 139 Ratchadaphisek Rd. 


GIGS: Wild&Co Grand Opening

The grand opening of the meat and game-focused restaurant and bar features live music from female indie rock trio Yellow Fang, electronic artist DJ Cyndi Seui and soul act Supergoods. It's all happening alongside plenty of food and free-flow booze.

Apr 1. Wild&Co. 31/3 Soi Farm Wattana, Rama 4 Rd.


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.
 
Apr 1-May 15. YenakArt Villa, 69 Soi Prasat Suk, Yen Akat Rd.

ART: Shades of Red

Artist Angkrit Ajchariyasophon presents a series of 112 small red paintings developed after Thailand's coup in 2014, as inspired by an enlarged image of the B100 bank note. 

Apr 1-May 20. Gallery Ver, Narathiwas Soi 22


SPORTS: The Color Run: Tropicolor World Tour 2017

After postponing from late 2016, the popular fun run dubbed "The Happiest 5k on the Planet" returns to Bangkok promising tropical-themed color throws and island-style music as you make your way to the finish line. There will also be a music festival after the finish line with even more color throws and party music. Register at thecolorrun.co.th (closes Mar 30).

Apr 1-2, Makkasan Airport Link Station


FAIRS: Zaap on Sale 9 

This special edition of the popular trendy fashion market collaborates with SCB Bank to guarantee credit card-friendly shopping alongside discounts up to 50%. 

Apr 1-2. Royal Paragon Hall, 5/F, Siam Paragon, Rama 1 Rd. 


Sunday (Apr 2)

GIGS: Transport x Jam on Toast 

The DJ collective party team take over the community mall's outdoor courtyard for an afternoon of upbeat house tunes.

Apr 2. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17


ART: Was Here

Swedish/Finnish photographer Kimmo Kauko presents images taken at Jam over the past two years where he explores subconscious connection between himself, the environment, and his models to later be displayed in the exact spot they were taken. 

Apr 2-9. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1

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