The ultimate guide to what to do in Bangkok this weekend

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


Thu, Feb 15

Nightlife: Hugo Cantarra (FR) at Levels

The French DJ performs his mix of rock, electronic and house.

Feb 15, 9pm-2am. Levels, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 082-308-3246. B300.

 

Nightlife: Interstellar x Glow with Stephanie Sykes (Full Panda/ 47 - UK)

Interstellar presents Stephanie Sykes and her black simulation alongside Cabbit.

Feb 15, 9:30pm, Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B300 before 11pm or B400 after 11pm includes 1 drink.

 

Nightlife: Sugar Club Presents: Krafty Kuts

The British breakbeat DJ/producer performs with DJ Murf and MC G-Spark.

Feb 15, 10pm-midnight. Sugar Club, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 061-391-3111. B400 for men, B300 for women includes 1 drink.

Market: Baobei Festival

Baobei Festival, Chang Chui’s month-long fair mashing together February’s scarlet holidays, has run its Valentine’s Day course and now arrives at Chinese New Year. For Feb 15-18, the hip vendors have been re-attired and their goods and foods repackaged to be holiday-appropriate. Even the live music hasn’t managed to buck the theme, with a photo teasing at least one guzheng.
 
Feb 15-18. Chang Chui, 460/8 Sirindhorn Rd. Free.

Fri, Feb 16

 

Nightlife: MELA

The DJ collective returns for a night of underground techno.

Feb 16, 9pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 061-717-4365. B200.  

 

Nightlife: Future Sounds presents Coran

Underground event organizer Future Sounds lines up Coran, BassYouth and Dj Nastanet.

Feb 16, 10pm. Safe Room, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free before 11pm. Then B200 includes 1 drink after.

Nightlife: GLOW Friday w/ Dan Buri

Techno talents Dan Buri and Kuroten Music deliver grooves for your Friday night.

Feb 16, 9:30pm. Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B250 includes 1 drink.

 

Nightlife: Sunju Hargun b2b Maurice Simon

DJs Sunju Hargun and Maurice Simon play back-to-back techno and house.
 
Feb 16, 12am. Beam, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit 55, 02 392 7750. Free.
 

Nightlife: Noma Housewarming Party

RCA's latest live music bar welcomes live performances from Gene Kasidit, Soundlanding and Temp, alongside DJ sets from TooBigForSizeM and GayAims.

Feb 16, 8pm, 21/66 RCA. Free.


Sat, Feb 17

Nightlife: Preduce skateboards present SuperMix video premiere

The premiere of "SuperMix,” a video from Preduce Skateboards, promises a talk session with professional skateboarders, free entrance, free beers and free tattoos.
 
Feb 17, 8pm-2am. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free. 

 

Nightlife: Bangkok Producers' Meeting - Dropzone Festival

An evening of workshops, performances and mingling for music producers.

Feb 17, 6:30pm. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. Free.

 

Food: The COMMONS 2nd Birthday Bash!

The foodie mall celebrates its 2nd birthday with Motown tracks from Y.A.K, M.U.T and DJ Fluke, along with kombucha from Pure Luck and a pop-up bar from Rabbit Hole.

Feb 17, 7pm. The Commons, 335 Thonglor Soi 17, 089-152-2677. Free.

 

Concert: Srirajah Rockers X De Commune

The dub-influenced indie rockers hit the stage.

Feb 17, 9pm. De Commune, 1/F Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 061-717-4365. B300.

 

Gig: Bianca Gallice

The French vocalist is accompanied by French pianist Thomas Duvigneau for a night of jazz.

Feb 17, 9pm. Foojohn Building, Charoenkrung Soi 31, 087-593-9973. Free.
 

Gig: Piss OFF

Punk and hardcore from The Diehards, The Greed, Jimmy Revolt, Strive for Nothing, Land for Loners, Hate Monday, God Hates and Higher Learning.

Feb 17, 6pm. Immortal Bar, Din Daeng Rd., 062-829-7854. B200.

 

Music Festival: TNT Music Festival 2018

EDM, trap and hip-hop from DJs Lil Jon, Soda, Walshy Fire of Major Lazer, Clinton Sparks, Willy Monfret, Thaitanium and Bank Cash. Grab tickets at thaiticketmajor.com.

Feb 17, 6pm. Bitec Bangna, Sukhumvit Rd. B2,200-3,500.

Film: Doc+Talk 12 : Tokyo idols

Documentary Club hosts a screening of the documentary Tokyo Idols, which uses the story of aspiring pop star Rio to examine the interplay between urban loneliness, digital fandom and a subcultural obsession with young female sexuality. Screenings are at 1:30pm and 3:15pm, followed by a discussion at 5pm.

Feb 17, 1:30pm. Auditorium, 5/F, BACC, Rama 1 Rd., 02-214-6630. B100.

Film: Nue Gab Nhang

Thong Lor Art Space will host a screening of independent filmmaker Santi Taepanich’s latest documentary Nue Gab Nhang (Flesh and Bone) every weekend this month. The documentary follows the making of fellow filmmaker Pen-Ek Rattanarueng’s already meta-fictional film, Samui Song. Screenings start at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm. Seats are limited. For reservations, visit  www.fb.com/Thonglorartspace.  

Feb 17,18,24,25. Thong Lor Art Space, 58/14-15 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 095-924-4555. B69.

 

Art: Closing Party for Algorithm Adjustment by Justin Mills

English artist Justin Mills’ paintings incorporate lyrics and poetry through a “manipulated alphabet” to make ambiguous references to Thailand’s current socio-political situation.

Feb 17, 6pm. Cho Why, 17 Soi Nana. Free.


Sun, Feb 18

 

Nightlife: GLOW SunDaze w/ Wintix

A special five-hour set of Wintix’s finest deep sounds.

Feb 18, 9:30pm. Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. Free before midnight. Then B250 includes 1 drink.

Art: The Joint Exhibition Of ESOW X Sadam Yoshizawa

Japanese artists Esow and Sasam Yoshizawa show off their skater art-influenced iillustrations.  

Through Mar 4, 3pm. Goja, Sukhumvit Soi 71, 085-848-7576. Free.

 

Gigs: "SHAPESHIFTER" Audio / Visual Transformations

Thomas Ankersmit (Touch and PAN records) brings his experimental analog modular synthesizer sounds to Bangkok alongside local artists Tada Hengsapkul, Highlag and Voranat Voraphitak.

Feb 18, 9pm. De Commune, 1/F Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 061-717-4365. B200.