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

Thu, Aug 24

Nightlife: Oriental Sub Sessions: K9 & Ozram

Leeds-based DJ Ozram teams up with Bangkok's DJ K9 for a night of deep dub.

Aug 24. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 083-5451-833. B100

Nightlife: Beam x House Jam

The House Jam crew takes over the decks to play house music all night.

Aug 24. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. Free

Spoken Word: Open Mic

Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy returns with a spoken-word event under the theme "Elemental." All performers can sign up at the event.

Aug 24. Live Lounge, Trendy Building, 10/47 Sukhumvit Soi 13, 02-168-7335. B300

Talk: My Beer Travel Story

An informal talk covering the experiences of micro-beer brewers in Thailand led by the law grad who got arrested earlier this year, Taopiphop "Tao" Limjittrakorn.

Aug 24. Taopiphop Bar Project, 190 Rattana Thibet Rd. Free

Concert: Foo Fighters Live in Bangkok

Led by Dave Grohl, the American alternative rock band best known for hits like ""Everlong," "Best of You" and "The Pretender" make their first appearance in Bangkok since 1996. Tickets on Thaiticketmajor.

Aug 24. Impact Challenger Hall, Impact Challenger Building, 1 Popular Rd., 02-833-4455. B2,500-6,000


Fri, Aug 25

Nightlife: BRUK OUT

A night of basement vibes and raw dancehall beats by Strictly Blazin and Steezie Wonder.

Aug 25. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 083-5451-833. Free

Nightlife: Future Sound Of Bangkok

As part of Kosmic Beatz Vol.002, some of Bangkok's most creative DJs like Marmoset, LOBOFUNK, Moreno and Sarayu spin techno, house and electronic sets.

Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B200

Art: Yig-Tsal: Calligraphy Art of Tibet

Master calligrapher Jamyang Dorjee Chakrishar, the world recorder holder for the longest calligraphy scroll, presents the depth, flexiblity and artistic flare of Tibetian calligraphy through expressive free-flowing brushstrokes.  

Aug 25-Sep 30. Serindia Gallery, Room 3101, 3201, OP Garden, 4-6 Charoen Krung Soi 36, 02-238-6410. BTS Saphan Taksin. Free


Sat, Aug 26

Screening: Doc+Talk11: Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

Get to know more about the American activist/linguist Noam Chomsky, whose name has been mentioned recently on Thai TV for his backing of Thai student activist Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal, through this film screening followed by a post-screening discussion.

Aug 26. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama 1 Rd., 02-214-6630. B100

Nightlife: Mandy

The German dance duo, founders of of Get Physical Music, are joined by DJs Nudsko Noxro and Foresto.

Aug 26. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. B500

Berlin Beats Welcome House Jam

Bangkok-based DJ crew House Jam take over the decks for a night of techno-house music with support from DJs Paul Reed, Systimatic, Jamie James and Local F.

Aug 26. Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B350


The crew's co-founders, Steezie Wonder and Strictly Blazin, spin dancehall, afrobeat and tropical bass in the Safe Room.

Aug 26. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B150

Gig: Folk Five

Songwriters from five different nations give their takes on folk, including the blues-inspried Brendan de Cruz from Malaysia, psychedellic Oliver Han from Britain, surfer-slash-troubadour Coast & Ocean from Australia, acoustic instrumentalist Phum Viphurit from Thailand and punk-inspired John Will Sail from New Zealand.

Aug 26. Black Cabin Bar, Wild & Co., 33/1 Soi Farm Wattana, Rama 4 Rd., 061-515-6989. B200

Sun, Aug 27

Nightlife: 8-bit Bangkok: Rhythm & Beat Night

The night dedicated to old-school video games returns with a second installment all about Japan's rhythm and beat games, including Samba de Amigo, Rhythm Heaven, Bust-A-Move, Beatmania, Taiko: Drum Master, Pop'n Music and Donkey Konga.

Aug 27. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 083-5451-833. Free

Gig: Khayee Live Show

This grindcore and noise concert features international bands like Pig Company (Indonesia) and Spaghetti Blacc (USA), alongside local names such as Cystgurgle and Smallpox Aroma.

Aug 27. Brownstone Studio, 1395 Sukhumvit Soi 77, 087-703-0448. Free

Last Chance: Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Bangkok 2017

Returning for its second edition, the sale offers more than three million English-language books at heavily discounted prices.

Until Aug 27. Hall 9 (Impact Forum), Impact Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.