Imagine Dragons, Foster The People, Liam Gallagher, The XX and more big events to kick off the year. 

Art: 246247596248914102516...And then there were none

Thai artist Arin Rungjang's new art installation was selected for Germany’s documenta exhibition earlier this year, under the theme Learning from Athens. The work captures political and social movements of Thailand’s contemporary history, starting with the Siamese Revolution of 1932. This installation is a follow-up to Arin’s “And then there were none… Tomorrow we will become Thailand.”

Through Jan 21. Gallery Ver, Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Soi 22, 089-988-5890. Open Wed-Sun noon-6pm, now through Jan 21. Free.

Gig: PG.Lost Live in Bangkok

The Swedish four-piece fills the night with post-rock. Grab tickets at

Jan 4, 7pm. Rockademy, 120/8 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-261-3833. B1,000-1,200.  

Gig: Minimal Life in Bangkok 2018

Rithead’s 10-year-anniversary concert also features indie bands like Solitude Is Bliss, Migrate to the Ocean, Mat Chi Maa, Inthanoo, Sapabsupap, The Bandit Boy and Vega Vega. For tickets, visit

Jan 6, 6pm. Voice Space Studio, 197 BBD Building, Viphavadi Rangsit Rd. B500.

Sunset Society Sunday feat. Barefood Bangkok

A DJ gig with local headliners DJ NK Chan and Alex iM!x along with food and drinks from Barefood Bangkok and a mini vegan market. Tickets TBA.

Jan 7, 1pm. Nowhere BKK, 6/F, THA City Loft Hotel, Ekkamai Soi 6, 099-394-4417.

Film: Open Air Kino 2018

The Austrian emnassy together with Goethe Institut hosts an open door screening every Tuesday night with Thai and English subtitles. The selected films include Offside (2016), Absent (2015), Welcome to Germany (2016), Godless Youth (2016), Casting (2016), The Legend of Timm Thaler (2015), The Best of All Worlds (2016), Blue My Mind (2017), Magical Mystery (2016) and Toni Erdmann (2016). For more information, visit The entry is free.

Jan 9, 16, 22, 29, 7:30pm. Goethe Institut Thailand, 18/1 Sathorn Soi 1, 02-108-8200. Free.

Concert: Imagine Dragons

American pop-rock band Imagine Dragons return to Bangkok with songs from their latest studio album, Evolve. Tickets start from B2,500 at

Jan 11, 8pm. Oasis Arena Show DC, Srirat Express. B2,500.

Concert: Liam Gallagher

The ex-Oasis lead singer Liam Gallagher performs tracks from his debut solo album, As You Were, as well as anthems from his former band. Tickets start at an early-bird price of B3,200, rising to B3,600, while VIP access is B4,600, available via

Jan 12, 8pm. Bitec Bangna Hall 106, 88 Bangna-Trad Rd. B3,200-4,600.

Festival: Bangkok Block Party

Taking over the parking lot at A-Square mall for 12 hours, this block party will gather more than 50 musicians—from hip-hop to heavy metal. The four stages will play host to international headliners like Chicago indie act Autograf, Nashville electro duo Cherub and ASAP mob spin-off The Cozy Boys, alongside plenty of local talent. Naturally, there’ll be barber and tattoo pop-ups to go with all the food and drinks, too. Tickets at

Jan 13, 12pm-12am. A-Square, Sukhumvit Soi 26. B900.

Concert: JOOX The Primary Colour Series: EP.1 In The Blue

This new concert series highlights sad songs from Greasy Cafe, Lemon Soup, Mono Mania and Moving and Cut along with art installation from Yimsamer. Grab tickets at

Jan 13, 6pm. The Jam Factory, 41/1-5 Charoen Nakorn Rd., 02-861-0950. B350-550.

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. Tickets available on B400 for advanced booking and B600 at the door.

Jan 13, 9pm. Location TBA. 080-275-7258. B400-600.

Festival: Bangkok Edge 2018

The two-day event returns with workshops, food and booze along the live performances from local talents like Hugo, Chanudom, Yellow Fang, Yena, and Rasmee.

Jan 20-21, 12pm. 396 Maharaj Rd., 02-622-1900. Free.

Gig: HYHBkk Live! with Homeshake

The Canadian singer and songwriter, and ex-guitarist for Mac DeMarco's band, Peter Sagar perform his indie-pop music for Bangkok fans. Tickets on-sale via at B1,200.

Jan 20, 7pm. About Studio, Praditmanutham Rd., 092-293-9656. B1,200.

Nightlife: Que Sakamoto Asia Tour 2018 at SAFE ROOM

The founding member of Japanese DJ collectives Huit Etoiles takes over the decks with his setlist of Japanese and European folk and disco-inspired electronic beats.

Jan 20, 10pm. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B300.

Markets and Fairs: Thailand LGBT Expo

The organizer of Impact Exhibition teams up with Bangkok Rainbow organization to host an event for gender indentity diversity featuring talks, beauty contests and fashion shows.

Jan 25-28, 10am-8pm. Impact Muang Thong Thanee, Popular 3 Rd., 02-833-4455. Free.

Festival: POW! FEST #3

A concert featuring alternative rock sounds from Soundlanding, Folk9, Seal Pillow, Wave and So along with international talents like Mitsume (Japan), Bedchamber (Indonesia) and I Saw You Yesterday (Japan). Advance booking B800 and B1,000 at the door. Grab tickets at

Jan 27, 5pm. Rockademy, 120/8 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-261-3833. B800-1,000.

Concert: Foster The People Live in Bangkok

Concert organizers Very Radio bring the LA indie-pop band Foster the People to perform global hits like "Pumped Up Kicks" and "Houdini." Grab tickets at B2,600 via TicketMelon.

Jan 28, 8pm. Moonstar Studio 8, 701 Ladprao Soi 80. B2,600. 

Concert: The XX Live in Bangkok

The English indie-pop band The XX, known for their minimalist blend of soft electronic and indie pop sounds, perform tracks from their third studio album, I See You. Tickets are B2,800 through Ticketmelon.

Jan 29, 8pm. Thunderdome Muang Thong Thani, Popular Rd., 089-788-8635.