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

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


Thu (Mar 15)

Nightlife: 3 Years Anniversary Dark & Dirty

Mendy Indigo’s recurring event celebrates its 3rd anniversary with techno till late.
Mar 15, 10pm. Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B300 includes 1 drink.

 

Nightlife: Dudesweet 1997

The local event organizer throws a party reviving the '90s vibe with grunge rock and techno. All digital devices are prohibited, but film cameras are acceptable. For tickets, visit bit.ly/2EXB3OX.
Mar 15, 7pm. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B600-800.
 
 

 

Nightlife: Official Pre-Party Transmission Bangkok 2018

DJs Ferry Tayle, Menno de Jong and Sean Tyas kick off a huge trance weekend in Bangkok. Grab tickets at bit.ly/2FcWBKM.  
Mar 15, 9pm. Insanity Nightclub, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 087-804-9542. B1500-1800.
 

 

Spoken Word: Open Mic

Canada’s World Poetry Slam Champion, Ikenna Onyegbula, headlines this open mic night for the poetically inclined.
Mar 15, 7pm. Live Lounge Bkk, Sukhumvit Soi 13, 02-168-7335.
 
 
 

Fri (Mar 16)

Nightlife: Cherub

The Nashville duo fills the room with their electro-indie sounds.
Mar 16, 8pm. Future Factory Bangkok, 331/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 098-253-9356. Free.

 

Nightlife: Dan Buri & Coran All Night Long

These two festival favorites spin techno music till late. Tickets TBA.
Mar 16, 10pm. Mustache 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 02-274-5855.

 

Nightlife: A Special Disco Robot Celebration

A disco night with English DJ J Alexander and his German counterpart, Jaydubb.
Mar 16, 9pm. 12x12, 810/22 Tararom Soi 2, 094-260-4713. B150.
 
 

Nightlife: GLOW presents Franck Roger!

Paris’s influential beatmaker spins house music alongside DJ Wintix.
Mar 16, 9:30pm. Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B350 includes 1 drink.

 

 

Food & Drink: {Re} Food Forum

Forty food industry leaders from around the world converge on Bangkok to give talks on food waste and sustainability. Forum tickets (Mar 19-20) have sold out, but they'll also be whipping up some amazing public dinners the whole week, in collaboration with some of the biggest local food names. See more details here
Mar 16-21. Venues around Bangkok. www.re-take.asia

 


Sat (Mar 17)

Nightlife: BassClef x Jiving-Tribe: Fundraising Charity Party

Two DJ collectives team up for a night of drum and bass with proceeds going to Nakhorn Phathom’s almshouse.
Mar 17, 10pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 061-717-4365. B200.  

 

Nightlife: Sake + Sound Vol. 5

Grooves from DJ Masa Niwayama, visual art from Shunsuke Akiyoshi, live painting from Gerard Gademann and a whole lot of sake.  
Mar 17, 7pm. Orihara Shoten, Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekkamai), 02-382-0131. B200 includes 1 drink.
 
 

Nightlife: Africandubpushers Debut

Afro-funk DJ African Star Trekker teams up with French electro hip-hop DJ The Colored Buttons Pusher for a night that jumps from dub and jungle to techno music.
Mar 17, 8pm. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. Free.

 

Nightlife: SuperFly BKK 11: SFAF

An open mic night for aspiring rappers. Tickets TBA.
Mar 17, 10pm. The Beatlounge, 21/127 Block D, RCA, Rama 9 Rd., 089-886-5665.
 
 
 

Nightlife: Indie Night

Indie rock and pop from the '80s to present with DJ Neon.
Mar 17, 10pm. NOMA, RCA Block C, 21/66 Rama 9 Rd., 080-939-7899. Free.

 

Gig: Stone In The Grass Vol.2

Live performances from alt-rockers Sasi, The Front Row, Costlywood and Goldwolf amid a ‘60s hippie-inspired atmosphere.
Mar 17, 7:30pm. The Overstay, Charan Sanitwong Soi 40, 064-723-4975. B150.
 
 

Concert: Confest 2018

Concert promoter Conflakes hosts an evening of indie music featuring 17 bands including The Sticker Photo Machine, Soundlanding and Srirajah Rockers. Grab tickets at www.ticketmelon.com/live/confest2018.
Mar 17, 1pm. About Studio, Pradit Manutham Rd. B790.
 
 

Art: Two men look out through the same bars #2

Artists Miti Ruangkritya and Dhyan Ho examine different points of views standing from the same spot. Opening reception on Mar 17 from 6pm. 
Mar 17-Apr 8. WTF Gallery & Cafe, 7 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-662-6246. 
 

Comedy: Doug Stanhope in Bangkok

The U.S. stand-up comedian, known for his acerbic wit, dark humor and raw political commentary, takes the stage in Bangkok. Tickets at bit.ly/2EvDYio.
Mar 17, 8pm. The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, 259 Sukhumvit Soi 19. B800-1,600.
 

Sun (Mar 18)

Nightlife: MELA at Glow

DJ Jirus and Munta Morton spin techno music. Tickets TBA.
Mar 18, 9pm. Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355.