The leadership election isn’t the only thing happening. This weekend in Bangkok is bringing in bands from the north, bartenders from Hong Kong, and food in every corner of the city.  




Charm Krung with Charmgang

A long-time and beloved spot on Thailand's dining scene, Charmgang Curry Shop started a new pop-up last week and will be continuing through the weekend until Jul 16 at Baan Trok Tua Ngork. This time, they’re going with a snack bar, delving into some Thai-Chinese tapas concepts for their new Charm Krung concept, which is “a little bit of everything.” Book at 098-882-3251, Baan Trok Tua Ngork


Thailand Coffee Fest 2023

Lovers of java will want to make their way to Impact Exhibition Hall 5-8 from Thursday to Sunday this weekend for famous baristas, fresh blends, and new easy to think about everyone’s favorite bean-based drink. More info here, Impact Exhibition Hall


All You Can Eat Neo Thai Cuisine

Head to the Asai Hotel in Chinatown for a deal that continues through the summer with a Thai Chinese mashup where you can get an hour and a half buffet. B555 / B499 in advance. Book at, Jam Jam Eatery



Wise King Takeover at Ms. Jigger

Sandeep Kumar from The Wise in Hong Kong will be taking over the bar at Ms. Jigger this Friday for another set with this award winning owner and bartender at the plush Kimpton Maa-Lai. Free entry, Ms. Jigger


Grill & Chill

From 5pm to late, Iron Balls Distillery is putting on complimentary BBQ food and DJ tunes. Dishes like pork satay, savory sausages, crispy truffle shoestring fries, are all free to grab at this free-to-enter event to pair with the always excellent spirits at Iron Balls. Free entry, Iron Balls Distillery


SMTH at Bar Rouge

Bangkok’s coolest new club hailing originally from Shanghai will be putting on DJ SMTH on Friday on the 6th floor of the Pullman Grand Bangkok, a music phenom who has been on the world scene for more than a decade. More information here, Bar Rouge 


K-MRK and Maryana at Mustache Bangkok

Talented DJs with K-MRK and Maryana will be taking over the decks at Mustache for techno, deep house, and more starting at 9pm. It’s free entry between 9pm and 10pm, and buy-one-get-one on selected drinks. More information here, Mustache Bangkok


Mike Paramore Live

Hailing from Ohio, the comedian Mike Paramore best known from his comedy specials, Dry Bar, and Just for Laughs will be playing the Comedy Club Bangkok this Friday for one night only starting at 8pm. Tickets here, Comedy Club Bangkok


Nordvind II

The second iteration of Nordvind takes off this week—now that the beloved Jam is one year old—as the winds of Chiang Mai blow down to rainy Bangkok, with Echo Resort, Makara, Body, and more. B250, Jam




Art-Tea with First Aid Kiss

Once a month, Hotel Indigo turns their afternoon tea into a place for learning. This week it’s all about the smell. First Aid Kiss will guide patrons on making fragrances with 17 different scents, and you get to personalize your own diffuser box. B1,400, Hotel Indigo


Rec ‘n Cue at Sing Sing 

The Phrom Phong mainstay Sing Sing Theater will be cooperating with No Way Out to bring Rec ‘n Cue from Phuket’s club scene to downtown Bangkok starting at 9pm. More information here, Sing Sing Theater 


Bark & Booze at The Deck

The Deck in Phrom Phong is a great venue for alfresco drinking and quizzes and now they’re inviting you and your furry friends to join them for a boozy day of a la carte dishes, vodka and more. More information here, The Deck


Sanctum Of Black Flames

International rock and metal comes to the best live music venue in Onnut this weekend, where Brownstone will put on their first iteration of Sanctum of Black Flames with As Sahar from Malaysia, Nocturnal Damnation from Korea, Elcrost from Vietnam, alongside local bands Religion Malediction and Atheism. B700, Brownstone 


Pow Fest

Hello, Lido. Head to Lido Connect on Saturday and Sunday for The Jukks, Plasui Plasui, Hathaw9y, Soft Pine, Echo Resort (also playing at Jam), and Daniel Ryn for a wild weekend. On Sunday, expect Tricon, Youth Brush, Vvas, Wadfah, Numan, and Public Punching Bags. B850 Day 1 / B1,500 Day 2, Lido Connect 




Stone Truck

Element Ent and Speakerbox will be putting on a heavy Sunday show with four bands spanning funky disco to Irish punk for a one-time show with Zero Hero, Error 99, 24 Hour Gas Station, and Big Muff. B300, Speakerbox


Sunday Rewind

Not ready to give up your partying for the weekend? There’s one more party to be had at Escape as they put on Nanziee, Vida, and Real Playett at EmQuartier. Doors open at 5pm. Reserve at 63-816-6969, Escape