Your ultimate guide to things to do in Bangkok this weekend.
Thursday (Jun 22)
NIGHTLIFE: It's Britney B***** Tribute
In preparation for the upcoming Britney Spears concert, dance to the biggest hits from throughout the American pop diva's career alongside plenty of drink promotions.
Jun 22. Ce La Vi, 39/F, Sathorn Square Bldg, 98 North Sathorn. BTS Chong Nonsi
GIGS: The Parkinson
The local soul/pop band performs their biggest hits, including "Yak Bork Ter Wa Ruk" and "Pen Prajum", live as part of the club's series dedicated to mini concerts, followed by an after party with DJ Kurrypup.
Jun 22. Maggie Choo's, 320 Silom Rd.
Architectural photographer Pirak Anurakyawachon presents photographs from throughout his career, capturing uncertain economic situations, environmental problems and political issues in Thailand.
Jun 22-Jul 22. Schemata Gallery, A Square, Sukhumvit Soi 26
SPECIAL SCREENINGS: Singapore Film Festival
Now in its fourth year, this festival dedicated to screening the best Singaporean films returns, with movies including Pop Aye, Long Long Time Ago 2, A Yellow Bird, Apprentice and
Jun 22-25. SF World, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Rd.
Friday (Jun 23)
CONCERTS: Britney Spears
The American pop diva makes her long-awaited Bangkok debut as part of her world tour to promote her ninth studio album, Glory, promising performances of new hit singles like "Make Me..." through to '90s favorites like "Toxic" and "Oops... I Did it Again."
Jun 23-24. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.
NIGHTLIFE: Brew's Seenspace Closing Party
Bid farewell to the popular import beer and cider store before it leaves the communtiy mall permanently. For the party, prices will be B200 net on selected bottles and 30% off the rest.
Jun 23. Brew Beers & Ciders, Seenspace, Thonglor Soi 13
ART: Hotel Art Fair
Now in it's fourth year, the event by Bangkok-based design consultancy Farm Group gathers the top artists, art galleries and emerging talent from around the country to transform the rooms of a hotel into its own little pop-up art space. Each participant gets assigned a hotel room, in which they are free to exhibit artworks in whatever form they choose, be it installations or canvas displays.
Jun 23-25. Volve Hotel, Sukhumvit 53
FAIRS: Changchui Opening
Celebrate the soft opening of Bangkok's latest creative district with a weekend of art, movies, live music, a flea market, workshops and much more. Expect to hear performances from Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Chanudom, Nop Ponchamni and more.
Saturday (Jun 24)
NIGHTLIFE: Dope as Funk: No Sleep Till Bangkok
The hip-hop party crew returns for another night of old school '90s music courtesy of DJs Sir Walt & Slomororo, Tommy Nori, Ehh Kay and Aopsher.
Jun 24. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8
NIGHTLIFE: Black Motion
A night of live afro house from the percussion-driven electronic music duo from South Africa, with support from DJ Nudsko and DJs Noxro and Foresto and in the Dalmation room.
Jun 24. Beam, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55
NIGHTLIFE: Bluntskull meets BKRAS
The reggae and hiphop artist from Saigon hosts a night of '90s boombap, dubplates and junglist vibes. He'll be joined by supporting acts BKRas Sound and Olbi Iyah.
Jun 24. Jam, Charoenrat Soi 1, BTS Surasak
Sunday (Jun 25)
ART: Bye Bye Chinatown
A photo exhibition capturing the rapid development of one of Bangkok's most historic neighborhoods in order to raise awareness about the importance of protecting it.
Through Jun 29.
A night dedicated to swing dancing, with a free class for beginners to learn alongside live music from a jazz band. It'll all accompanied with wine and finger snacks.
Jun 25. Vinifera, Ladprao Soi 53