This is the last weekend in the hottest month of the year. What's your plan? We have epic brunches at Bangkok’s favorite Greek spot, a vinyl market for you spinners out there, live music from grunge to Motzart, charity events, and huge festivals. 





Six bands take the stage at Thonglor’s favorite live music dive for a night of tunes with acts from Siberia to Italy. It’ll be an experimental night with visuals from Comb-breaker. B300, Speakerbox 


The Poet Parlor

You know the lyrical lunatics that have been raconteur-ing their way about town, and this Thursday they’ll be making their way to The Parlor in the Standard Hotel in the King Power Mahanakhon Building for a night of spoken word, poetry, and feels. Free entry, The Parlor


Wine Tasting: Hidden Gems of New Zealand and Australia

If you were looking to learn more about Aussie and Kiwi wine, Radisson Blu Plaza is the place to be this weekend. Visitors will enjoy a selection of wine along with cheeses and canapes to pair with their vino. Book here, Radisson Blu Plaza 


Motzart: Duos for Violin and Viola

At the historic Neilson-Hays Library this Thursday, Leo Phillips on violin and Tasana Nagavajara on viola will bring Wolfgang back to life for an evening of the master’s work. Tickets here, Neilson-Hays Library 





The Pontiac takes over Rabbit Hole

The Pontiac, Hong Kong’s dive institution that’s firmly cemented itself as one of the very best bars in Asia, is coming to town this Friday to take over one of Bangkok’s long standing cocktail temples: Rabbit Hole. Catch The Pontiac crew, including Jen Queen and Xen, from 9pm onwards. Rabbit Hole



Full Moon Drum and Bass

This one’s for you club kids who love Khaosan (for whatever reason). DJ Sith, DJ Kang, and DJ Noise will be bringing their tunes to the Irie party spot starting at 9pm for a night dedicated to the best in DnB. More info here, Irie Bangkok


Oven Breakers VI

Grunge, instrumental rock, and stoner rock hit the stage at the BAD Awards 2024 winner of Best Live Music Bar on Friday night, starting at 8pm. You’ll find the Plague Pits, Attic, and Chief ready to rock. B300, Jam 


The Parlour Takeover

Carson Quinn, Iron Balls Brand Ambassador, will be mixing drinks at the old favorite Iron Balls - The Parlour on Friday night starting at 9pm. Free entry, Iron Balls - The Parlour 


Freeflow Wine and Cheese 

It seems like there’s a cheese event every weekend in Bangkok—and there usually is. This week, you can try the freeflow wine and cheese at Sofitel, featuring red, white and sparkling to pair with cold cuts and cheese for two hours of cheesy goodness. B1,700, Sofitel Bangkok





Bangkok’s about to get even hotter with Kimpton Maa-Lai’s Chilli Fest, which returns for another year on April 27. This fiery party will have you meeting an epic line-up of a dozen renowned Bangkok chefs, including Le Du mastermind Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn, Sachin Poojary from Inddee, Álvaro Ramos, Vishanu "Bank" Prempuk from Aromkwan and more. Don’t miss the chilli contest (and bring a camera). Tickets here, Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok


Havana Tiki Pool Party

So Bangkok is known for their poll parties, and with Havana throwing the rager—forget about it. Havana’s Tiki Pool Party returns to So Bangkok with DJ Pepe, DJ Ploy, DJ Henry Knowles, the Silvia Brothers live band, and more live entertainment. Tickets here, So Bangkok 


Revolve and Groove

Public House and Abandon Radio are putting their heads together for the Revolve & Groove Vinyl Weekend Spin, featuring live spinning from DJ Blurrrrrrrrred, DJ Gcwacr, and DJ Kayg on Saturday followed by DJ Hut, MoodyBoom, and Pam Anatr on Sunday. There will also be a mini vinyl market throughout the event. Free entry, Public House


Bluegrass Jam at the Train Night Market

Beginners and experts alike are welcome this weekend at the Train Night Market for a bluegrass jam featuring Bangkok’s finest banjo players, fiddlers, and more. Join the Bluegrass Police and Sometaya Mitsutaka starting at 7pm. Free entry, Train Night Market


Hola Shaka Festival

Hola Shaka's summer music and water sports festival returns to Riverdale Marina on April 27 with an ambitious lineup, including two international headliners, Grammy Award nominee and Brit Awards winner James Bay, and LA-based electronic dance duo Neil Frances, including Thai rapper Milli and ten other Thai artists and DJs. For watersports, surfing, wakeboarding, wakeskating, and other water sports will be held throughout the day. Tickets here, Riverdale Marina





Jazz Fest 2024 at Crimson Room


This April 28-30, nerd out to some smooth jazz vibes at Crimson Room, Langsuan’s Gatsby-esque live music alcove (and a finalist for “Best Live Music Bar” at BK Magazine’s 2024 BAD Awards). You can expect some awesome live jams from the likes of Petite, Fangkao, Aey Kulijura, Ploy 'Hers', and Anita. Reservations highly recommended. Show starts at 8:30pm. Tickets, 062-259-2525. Crimson Room. 



Brush and Brunch: Ceramic Painting at Gigi

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. More info here, Gigi - Dining Hall and Bar 


Arcadia Rooftop Cinema: ‘Batman’

“You wanna get nuts? Let’s get nuts!” The original “Batman” (1989) will be playing on the rooftop of Arcadia in Phra Khanong this Sunday, featuring Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton. It’s a great time to ask yourself the age-old question: “You ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?” Free entry, Arcadia 


Aesop’s Epic Bottomless Brunch

Aesop’s has been on everyone’s radar since they took their vibes to the rooftop, and this weekend they’re putting on a bottomless brunch to combine partying and Greek fare in a way they never have before, complete with pool access and live entertainment. B,1999, Aesop’s 


The Swap Social

It’s time for another rummage with the Swap Social at Earth House on Sunday. Go to get rid of old digs and find new (old) outfits starting at 2pm. Leftovers go to charity. B350, Earth House 


Flea for a Cause

W Bangkok is giving back with a charity flea market event starting at 3pm on Sunday with vintage clothes, crafts, and plenty to eat and drink. Expect musical performances and the proceeds will go to supporting the Save the Children (Thailand) Foundation. More info here, W Bangkok