NIGHTLIFE

 

Lorenzo Chiabotti and Modo Edo at Safe Room

A night of funk-driven techno from the well-known Italian DJ with support from Bangkok-based Modo Edo.
Jan 3, 10pm-3am. Safe Room, Silom Soi 8. B200 
 

Jazzpan Session 3

Jazz, Japanese folk music and more at the third edition of this live music night-slash-jam session.
Jan 3, 9pm-midnight. FooJohn Building, 831 Charoenkrung Soi 31. Free entry

 

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Nakadia at Mustache Bangkok

Globetrotting Thai DJ Nakadia goes behind the decks at Mustache, with support from Peppe Lavan.
Jan 4, 10pm-4am. Mustache Bangkok, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek 7 Alley. B400
 

Experimental Edge of Dawn at Jam

The underground-leaning bar kicks off its 2020 slate of events with a night of experimental music headlined by German musician Jens Borner.
Jan 5, 8pm-midnight. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1. B200

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Immortal Icons 

Swiss artist Patrick Manthe, who moonlights as the GM of the Chatrium Hotel on the riverside, pays tribute to people who have left their lasting memory in history.
Jan 3-Feb 9, 10am-8pm. River City Bangkok, 23 Soi Charoenkrung 24.
 

Mappa

This map-making installation from the Speedy Grandma team explores the concept of Null Island, the origin of all destructive monsters in Greek legend and a virtual location where digital waste accumulates. 
Opening party Jan 4, 6pm-late; exhibition from Jan 4-24, 11am-7pm. The Shophouse 1527, 1527 Rama IV Rd. 
 
 

MARKETS

 

Grab Urban Night Fest

This four month pop-up by the river features music, food from 40 popular vendors and a colorful art installation from rising graphic artist Gongkan.
Through Feb 14. Canapaya Riverfront, 888 Rama 3. Free

 

UPCOMING

 

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Of Monsters and Men

Catch the upbeat Icelandic indie rockers known for tracks like “Dirty Paws” and the more recent “Wild Roses.”
Jan 12, 7pm. Moonstar Studio 8, 701 Lad Phrao Soi 80. B2,500 via Ticketmelon 
 
 
 

Bon Iver

The genre-bending indie band fronted by Justin Vernon debuts in Bangkok.
Jan 15, 7pm. Moonstar Studio, 701 Lad Phrao Soi 80. B2,230 via Ticketmelon

 

As I Lay Dying Live in Bangkok

Metalcore act As I Lay Dying make their way through Asia with a stop in Bangkok.
January 15, 2020. Live Arena RCA, Rama 9 Rd. B1,500 presale via Thaiticketmajor /B2,000 at the door
 

Max “Intimate AF” in Bangkok

The rising American pop star and Youtube icon visits Bangkok for the first time.
Jan 16, Lido Connect. B1,300 via Livenation
 

Ardal O’Hanlon

Laugh along with the Irish funny man best-known for his role as Father Dougal McGuire in the legendary British-made sitcom Father Ted.
Jan 17, 8pm. Lancaster Hotel Bangkok, 1777 New Petchaburi Rd. B950 via Ticketflap

 

 

Oh Wonder

British electropop group Oh Wonder is coming back to Bangkok for a pop-up show at three bars in Chinatown: Baan Rim NaamBa Hao and FooJohn.
Jan 19, 4:30pm-onward. 
 

Jeff Bernat

The Filipino-American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer known for tracks like “Call You Mine” plays at Voice Space. 
Jan 26. Voice Space, BBD Building 197 Viphavadi Rangsit Rd. B1,800 via Ticketmelon
 

Knocked Loose

The Kentucky group brings their hardcore punk sound to Bangkok for the first time. 
Jan 26, 6-11pm. About Studio, 35/20 Pradit Manutham Rd. B800-B1,200 via Ticketmelon
 
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Tiny Moving Parts

The American emo band brings its nostalgic sounds to Bangkok.
Feb 12, De Commune at Liberty Plaza. Early tickets for B700 and regular for B900 via Eventbrite

 

OUT OF BANGKOK

 

Longlay Beach Life Festival 

This two-day, two-stage fest at Cha-am brings out big names like Phum Viphurit, Srirajah Rockers, and The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band plus tons of seafood and drinks, a nature camp and more.
April 4-5, Diamond Beach, Cha-am. 2-Day Pass Early Bird B800, Regular B1,500 via The Concert