It’s the last weekend of Pride, so let your freak flag fly one last time. This week we’ve got everything from live music and poetry to a Pride film festival and Peruvian cuisine. 
 

Thursday 

That’s the way we do it! 

RhuBarb & CusTard presents "That's The Way To Do It!" at The CusTard Studio in Phrakanong. This event features a variety of performers and musical genres including Old School Dave, Dj Yellowbelly, John Lindsay, The Popaholics, And Jaymi Holt. Doors open at 7pm. B300, P.J. O'Brien's Sports Bar and Restaurant.

 

The Poet Parlor 

It’s an evening dedicated to spoken word poetry via the artistry of three unique poets, including Ameer Drane, a three-time winner of the Bangkok Poetry Slam. Spoken word allows for creative expression on various topics and in a range of styles. Limited open mic slots are available for poets so message in advance. Doors open at 6:30pm. Free entry, The Parlor in the Standard Hotel

 

Answer Techno

Going from 9pm to late, Mustache is putting on a massive international DJ set this Thursday with Rave Times, featuring Andre Pillar, Natsha, Paragon, Enormous Vision, and more. Tickets here, Mustache.

 

Live at Speakerbox

Starting at 7pm, Thonglor’s favorite spot for live music is putting on some classic cover acts. Haasip Haasip will pay  Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and you’ll find Bob Dylan covers, the Stones, and a handful of metal, rock, and modern punk tunes from Roy Jet. B200, Speakerbox.


 

Friday 

HotD Phloen Chit - The OG - 9th Anniversary

Turning 9 is equivalent to 63 in dog years—time flies, eh? In celebration, there are enticing deals from 4 to 7pm when you get 30% off all taps, 20% off gin drinks, and 20% off all cans and bottles. At 8pm, complimentary cupcakes will be served. You are also invited to double up on denim since it’s almost Canada Day. Free entry, Hair of the Dog Mahatun Plaza. 

 

Merelani Hip Hop Night 

Go on a journey through the golden eras of hip hop. Grove with your legendary host, The Cappie (IYKYK), from 6pm till late. Dress up dope threads from your favorite Hip Hop era and enjoy great food, drinks, and live DJ music. B300, Merelani Charcoal Grill and Rooftop. 

 

Peruvian Cuisine Takeover!

Experience a culinary adventure at Vertigo TOO with an exclusive Peruvian Cuisine Takeover. Enjoy vibrant flavors crafted by Chef Abel Ortiz Alvarez, founder of Chullschick, featuring a 3-course menu with highlights like ceviche, grilled octopus, and Pollo a la Brasa. Enhance your evening with wine pairings, live music, and stunning views of Bangkok from the 60th floor. B1,299-B1,699, Tickets here, Banyan Tree Bangkok.

 

Night City: Arcade Dance Party

You know them for their video games, craft beer, and kratom—now get to know them for their dance parties as Arcadia Barcade turns on the tunes from Harshmelo starting at 9pm. Free entry, Arcadia Barcade. 

 

Saturday 

Pride Film Festival 

Watch hand-picked films celebrating queer themes and beyond, along with special talks. Collaborating with the Colombian and Australian Embassies in Thailand, the festival includes screenings like "The Danish Girl," "Of An Age," "Beginners," "Miss Maria, Skirting the Mountain," and "The Iron Ladies." Join industry leaders for insightful talks at 6pm and enjoy special performances at 6pm and 8:15pm. Limited space, registration necessary here, free entry, The Kimpton Maa-Lai.  

 

Disco Diaries 6 Year Anniversary

Enjoy a day and night of Disco & House Music featuring Kirollus from Groove Anthology - UK. Celebrate 6 years of Disco Diaries at Beam Cube from 3pm till late with a special guest and a stunning city skyline backdrop. Dance to the finest disco and house beats, enjoy curated drink menus, table packages, colorful outfits, prizes, and a soundtrack of high-quality music. B1,000, tickets here, Beam Cube.

 

The Shamrock Grand Launch 

Get over to the grand opening of The Shamrock, a new Irish pub at BTS Bang Chak.  Enjoy live music by Lee Shamrock, a complimentary buffet, free drinks, exciting promos, and giveaways. Mark your calendars, gather your friends, and get ready for a memorable night filled with festivities and great music. Free entry, The Shamrock Irish Pub. 

 

The Annual Afro Latin Dance Charity Event 

A Great Gatsby-themed event will raise funds and awareness for the Camillian Home for kids with disabilities, with 100% of profits donated. The grand prize is a vacation package for two to Phuket. Enjoy over ten shows, workshops, door prizes, and a dance party. The event features Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, and Zouk rooms with renowned DJs and instructors. Organized by Pom - La Rueda, KruAoy Salsa Bangkok, and others. B500-B800, Rembrandt Hotel & Suites Bangkok. 

 

Drag Brunch Extravaganza 

Celebrate love in every color at the Drag Brunch Extravaganza from 12pm to 3:30pm at The Oasis Restaurant. Enjoy two rounds of high-energy performances and the Flavors of Pride Master Cooking Celebration, featuring a culinary showdown between Chef Ten from Master Chef Season 5 and Chef Lek. B2,382-B3,560, Tickets here, Hotel Nikko Bangkok.

 

Sunday

African Ride New Song Release Party by Didier Mpondo

Since 2016, Didier Mpondo, a Cameroonian drummer influenced by jazz, has blended African rhythms with various musical styles. His performances span Afro-beat, jazz, and soul, offering something fresh and exciting. Didier and his African Ride band captivate audiences with energetic, lyrical, and timeless performances. Catch them live at 7pm; reservations are recommended. B400, Livecube at Okinawa Restaurant Kinjo.

 

Join the Bangkok Scots for Celtic Brunch 

The Londoner is hosting a Celtic music edition of their Sunday Brunch. Noon to 5pm, The Bangkok Scots will be there to enjoy both the music and the brunch. Established in 1890 by expatriate Scots in Siam, the Bangkok St. Andrew's Society is the oldest of its kind. They are reserving a table for anyone who wants to join them. Free Entry, Londoner Brewpub. 

 

Gods & Legends Drag Brunch

Wrap up Pride Month at Aesops with a final celebration on Sunday, 30 June, from 1pm to 4pm. Enjoy a Bottomless Brunch with a drag queen show, followed by a refreshing dip in the rooftop pool. B2,500, Tickets here, Aesops Greek Restaurant and Rooftop. 

 

Brush and Brunch

You know about Gigi’s amazing brunch, but this weekend you can pick up a brush with Eyestudio for a spot of ceramic painting to pair with brunch and two hours of freeflow starting at 11:30am. B300, Gigi - Dining Hall and Bar