'Tis the month of pop-up markets, visiting bands and beer festivals.
MARKETS: Cat Foodival
MARKETS: Noise Market x ตลาดนัดลานใบไม้
The annual art and music flea market returns for an extra installment, this time in collaboration with Lanbaimai Market. Expect to see its usual setup of stalls selling art, books, and music-related merchandise, as well as live music performances from local indie and folk bands.
Jul. 1. Lanbaimai Yipintsoi Coffee, 523 Mahaphuruttharam Rd.
The popular outdoor market returns once more to Thonglor's community mall, promising plenty of lifestyle products and creative goods from local brands including Kamakura, Ruthless Studio, Maurizio, Hidden Matter and Amie, to name a few.
Jul. 1-Jul. 2. The Commons, 335 Thonglor 17
NIGHTLIFE: 4th of July at Mikeller Bangkok
Celebrate American Independence Day with a barbeque and beers at Mikeller’s annual 4th of July garden party, promising draught cocktails and 30 beer taps from American breweries.
Jul 1-Jul 5. Mikeller Bangkok, 26 Ekamai Soi 10
CONCERTS: Iyaz Exclusive Party
The Virgin Islander singer-songwriter makes his Bangkok debut, bringing along some of his catchiest hit singles including “Replay,” “Solo,” and “Pretty Girls.”
Jul. 5. Do Not Disturb Club, Ekamai Soi 5/1.
ART: P/A/U/S/E Havana
Supanit Riansrivilai’s photography exhibition offers the audience an escape into Cuba’s Havana, capturing the stories of its people and highlighting the nostalgic vibes of the 1950s-esque city.
Jul. 6-Aug. 3. Woof Pack, 1-3/9 Sala Daeng Soi 1.
FAIRS: Startup Thailand
After the success of its first installment, the fair dedicated to Thailand's booming startup industry returns for another year. Expect to find booths from the country's top startup businesses, alongside knowledge sharing conferences and seminars, business showcases and pitching challenges.
Jul 6-9. Queen Sirikit Convention Center, Ratchadaphisek Rd.
NIGHTLIFE: Thailand Brew Fest 2017
Catch live music performances while sipping a cold one at the very first installment of the beer festival featuring 50 American craft beers and ciders on tap from well-renowned breweries such as Ballast Point, Flying Dog and Coronado.
Jul 7. Quaint Bangkok, 23 Sukhumvit 61
ART: Kingdom’s Edge
Captured over a span of eight years, British photojournalist Richard Humphries’ collection of 15 color photographs explores both the subtle and obvious moments of Thailand’s restive Southern region.
Jul 7. Foreign Coresspondents’ Club of Thailand, 518/5 Phloen Chit Rd.
Peera Vorapreepanich’s latest photography exhibition captures people's growing obsession with constantly documenting the world and its events through the use of technology.
Jul. 8-Aug.19. Soy Sauce Factory, 11/1 Charoenkrung Soi 24.
NIGHTLIFE: Road to Waterzonic 2017
The Sydney-based DJ and producer, Alison Wonderland, headlines the concert leading up to the two-day EDM-slash-water festival. Stay tuned for further lineup announcements.
Jul. 10. Muang Thai GMM Live House, 8/F, CentralWorld, 999/1 Rama 1 Rd.
Bangkok party organizers Dudesweet welcomes the five-piece Anglo-Australian indie rock band, who are on the road to promote their sophomore album Waiting a Lifetime.
Jul. 14. Play Yard, Ladprao Soi 8.
MUSIC FESTIVAL: Urban Music Festival
Another installment of the music festival featuring performances from 50 popular Thai artists across various genres. This year’s lineup includes some of Thailand’s most famous, including Atom, Paradox, Cocktail, and many more.
Jul. 15. Siam Discovery, Siam Center, Siam Paragon
NIGHTLIFE: Kolour Live
The Kolour party crew presents a fresh new party concept, featuring exlusively live electronic showcase to guarantee an interactive experience. Expect to hear disco, house and techno from local and international names, with the full lineup TBA.
Jul 15. Quaint Bangkok, 23 Sukhumvit Soi 61
GIGS: Carrier Wave
A night of experimental music with local indie veterans Stylish Nonsense joined by Korean electronic drone duo Tengger, Thai dub producer The Photo Sticker Machine and Japanese loop guitarist Amatuti Dub Drawing Space. Limited to only 50 tickets.
Jul 20. 12x12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713
Painter and director of the Toot Yung Art Center, Myrtille Tibayrenc, presents her latest collection of works that combines found web images, landscapes, portraits, porn and contemporary events into her paintings.
Jul 21-Aug 20. Serindia Gallery, O.P. Garden, Charoenkrung Soi 36
MARKETS: Baan Lae Suan
The annual home and garden fair returns, featuring booths on landscaping and interior design offering a variety of products and services for home improvement and decoration.
Jul. 22-Jul. 30. BITEC, 88 Bangna Trat Rd.
SPECIAL SCREENINGS: Documentary Film Night: Sriracha
Trace the origins of the international, iconic hot sauce in a screening of filmmaker Griffin Hammond’s award-winning documentary, courtesy of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand.
Jul 24. Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand, 518/5 Phloen Chit Rd.
CONCERTS: Oh Wonder
The British electro-pop duo best known for hits like "Without You," "Drive" and "Livewire" make their Bangkok debut in an intimate setting. (UPDATE: Both shows are sold out.)
Jul 31 and Aug 1. Do Not Disturb, Ekkamai Soi 5/1