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BK Weekend: What’s on in Bangkok this Oct 5-8

The ultimate guide to what's happening in Bangkok this weekend.

By Neon Boonyadhammakul | Oct 04, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What’s on in Bangkok this Oct 5-8
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  • BK Weekend: What’s on in Bangkok this Oct 5-8
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See also: 20 events you don't want to miss in Bangkok this October


Thursday, Oct 5

Nightlife: Jai Wolf

The New York-based music producer spins his blend of "indietronic" and future bass.
 
Oct 5. Ce La Vi, 39/F, Sathorn Square Complex, 98 Sathorn Rd., 02-108-2000. B700 at the door. BTS Chong Nonsi 
 

Nightlife: Tungevaag & Raaban

The Norwegian and Swedish DJs present uptempo electronic dance music. Price TBA. 
 
Oct 5. Levels, 6/F, Aloft Hotel, 35 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 082-308-3246, 095-248-3897. BTS Nana
 

Gig: Magic Moment

German rock band Alright Gandhi is joined by local indie acts Buddhist Holiday and Chladni Chandi.
 
Oct 5. Play Yard by Studio Bar, Lad Phrao Soi 8, 081-173-3616, 085-146-8017, 086-866-8869. B200
 

Theater & Dance: West Side Story

Adopted from the book by Arthur Laurents, this classic Broadway play tells the story of two teenage street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, from different ethnic backgrounds. Performed with the original dance moves created by Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein musical score.

Oct 5-8. Thailand Cultural Centre, Ratchadaphisek Rd., 02-262-3456. B2,000-5,000
 

Friday, Oct 6

Nightlife: Oktoberfest at Mikkeller Bangkok

A night of huge mugs of Weissbier, Bocks, Lagers, Gose and Berlinerweisse along with the dishes like pork knuckle, sausages and sauerkraut.
 
Oct 6. Mikkeller, 26 Ekkamai Soi 10, 02-381-9891
 

Film: Blade Runner Party

To gear up for the release of Blade Runner 2049, the dive bar screens the director's cut of the original sci-fi classic along with special cocktails, snacks and trivia.
 
Oct 6. Fatty’s Bar & Diner, 598/66 Asoke Din Daeng Rd., 081-438 7221, 02-245-2965
 
 

Nightlife: Future Sounds presents Dan Buri

DJs Nastanet and Dan Buri spin techno till late at Safe Room. Free admission before midnight.

Oct 6. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117
 

Market: Groove Market

Shop a variety of food to fashion including clotes, jewelry and shoes.
 
Oct 6. K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-2589919;-21
 

Theater & Dance: Phra Narai Defeats Nontuk

Pichet Klunchun Dance Company presents a khon performance of the Ramayana tale (Oct 8) including an exhibition detailing the making of (Oct 6-7).
 
Oct 6-8. Chang Chui, 462 Sirindhorn Rd., 081-817-2888. Free 
 

Concerts: Strfkr live in Bangkok

The American electropop band brings hits like "While I'm Alive" to the Bangkok stage.
 
Oct 6. Rockademy, A-Square (next to Flow House, opposite K-Village), Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-261-3833. B1,290
 

Film: Irish Film Festival

The Embassy of Ireland hosts introduces Irish culture and lifestyle to the screen on Oct 6-8 with three classic films: The Quiet Man (1952), Ryan’s Daughter (1970) and Sing Street (2016) at Bangkok Screening Room. Tickets are B300.

Oct 6-8. Bangkok Screening Room, Saladaeng Soi 1, 090-906-3888. B300


Saturday, Oct 7

Nightlife: Hiso Disco Soundsystem ft. Sarayu

One half of the DJ duo Slum Disco Soundsystem is joined by the Bangkok-based DJ Sarayu.
 
Oct 7. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. Free
 

Art: 10795 Days of Bummer by Wasted Rita

Portuguese artist Rita Gomes' scribbles on colorful paper provide observations on the absurdities of life.
 
Oct 7-29. WTF Gallery & Cafe, 7 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-662-6246. Free

Nightlife: Elements at Safe Room

DJs Dunk, Sea Man and J Alexander spin disco, house and techno.
 
Oct 7. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free
 

Market: Bangkok Farmers’ Market

The market promises organic food and crafts under the shelter of the mall. 11am-7pm.
 
Oct 7-8. Habito Mall, 45/19 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-136-5932
 

On Common Ground - The Natural Wine Exhibition

Local artist Kanith's print art and immersive installations exploring the natural approach to viticulture, along with a discussion panel. 
 
Oct 7-8. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Tickets start at B200.
 

Gigs: Bangkok Thrash 2017: Octobeer

A night of thrash metal headlined by Tumourboy (China) and Terror Squad (Japan) alongside Killing Fields & Psychotrain, Lake of Rebirth and Black 'Ciety, Dr. Martin Luthor King Kong Jr. III and Bottle Strike.
 
Oct 7. Thong Lor Art Space, 58/14-15 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). B500
 

Sports: Fight Breast Cancer The Obstacle Run 2017

A 5km run to raise awareness of breast cancer. Only 1,000 participants allowed to join, register at bit.ly/2xwB7Eu.
 
Oct 7. Suan Rod Fai (Vachirabenjatas Park ), Kamphaeng Phet 3, 02-537-9221. B500-800
 

Sales & Fairs: From Particles to Father's Universe

An art exhibition featuring work from over 70 Thai artists in honor the late king, with talks and food too. 
 
Oct 7-29. Chang Chui, 462 Sirindhorn Rd., 081-817-2888. Free
 

Art: Gifts in Life and Death - Exhibition of Lindsay Schenk

Lindsay Schenk's photographs document the traditional rituals of the Toraja and Tengger communities in Indonesia. Opening night features a live luk thung concert from musicians part of Thailand Association for the Blind's Street to Stars Program.
 
Oct 7-11. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. Free

Oct 8

Nightlife: GLOW SunDaze with Yadin Moha

The Singaporean DJ spins house and techno till late. Free admission before midnight.
 
Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B250
 

Stuff: TEDx ChulalongkornU 2017: Strive Forward

A plafform for students and alumni to exchange inspiring stories and ideas. See www.tedxchulalongkornu.com for registration. 
 
Oct 8. KBank Siam Pic-Ganesha, 7/F Siam Square One, Rama 1 Rd. B300-1,500. BTS Siam

 

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