D 'n' B pioneers from New Zealand, a legendary trumpeter, a charitable market and one of the world's greatest reggae sound systems.
A special Friday night celebration, with a pioneering Kiwi drum 'n' bass duo, with support from local DJs.
Journey through the rhythmic sounds of three local artists: INSOIRATIVE (alternative), Yanin (acoustic/electronic vocalist) and Møle The Explosion (rock).
Oct 11, 7pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B350
A New York female DJ—whose experimental beats include ambient and techno sounds—headlines a one-of-a-kind party, with support from both local and international club and house DJs.
A night of live underground house and techno music from a world-renowned Danish DJ.
Oct 12, 9:30pm. Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B450
The American rock band makes its Bangkok’s debut at Thonglor's fresh live music house.
Legendary French trumpeter and composer Jean-Loup Longnon and his band hit Charoenkrung’s jazz house. Longnon played with Dizzy Gillespie, and twice won the Django d'Or as France's best jazz musician.
Oct 12-13, 9pm. FooJohn Building, 831 Charoenkrung Soi 31, 085-527-3511. Free
Rock out to an extreme fusion of heavy metal and hardcore punk at this grindcore festival—Japanese rockers Unholy Grave will lead a set of local bands.
Oct 12, 3pm. The Overstay, Charan Sanitwong Rd., 02-883-4836. B300
Party with the UK's best known and most loved reggae sound system.
Oct 12, 4pm. Gypsy Flamingo Lake Market (near Suvarnabhumi), Khlong Sam Prawet. B500
As part of Bangkok's 21st International Festival of Dance and Music, one of Hungary’s leading progressive symphonic orchestras will perform everything from well-loved masterpieces to newly composed works of the 21st century.
7:30pm, Oct 13. Thailand Cultural Centre, 14 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd. B1,200-3,500 via ThaiTicketMajor
A multidisciplinary exhibition by Gui Yang-born, New York-based artist, Hanyu Cui, featuring paintings, illustration and fashion design.
Through Oct 31. ATT 19, 19 Charoenkrung Soi 30, 083-555-5739
A multimedia performace that plays on the number "three" with graphics, language and sounds.
Oct 12-13, 7pm. The Shophouse 1527 (1527 Rama IV Rd.), 084-036-9682. Free
A solo exhibition by local artist Chalermpol Junrayab, presenting his perceptions of Thainess through paintings inspired by American comic books and culture.
Through Oct 25. Sathorn 11 Art Space, 404 Sathorn Soi 11, 02-004-1199. Free
Organized by two screen-print studios—The Archivist (Bangkok) and Le Raclet (Berlin)—showcasing 30 new hand-pulled screen prints designed by house artists.
Through Nov 2. Sōko, Sukhumvit Soi 32. Free
An art exhibition by two local artists who capture memories by crafting a ton of clay.
Through Nov 9. Artist+Run, 2198/10-11 Narathiwas Rachanagarinda Rd. Soi 22, 099-454-5955. Free
Sala Daeng's movie house will screen the classic American gothic romance; an immortal vampire who shares 200 years of desire, love, yearning, grief and terror with a young reporter.
A documentary screening of noted Swiss film-maker Stefan Haupt's newest production—a story of Burmese refugees on the Thai border, shot in Chiang Mai.
Oct 12, 4pm. River City Bangkok 2/F, RCB Forum, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. Free
Get inspired and learn how to go plastic-free at this zero waste community get together.
Oct 10, 5:30pm. Na Café at Bangkok 1899, 134 Nakhon Sawan Rd., 089-164-4454. Free
Dating nightmares, hilarious hook-ups, and romance fails are the source material for this night of improvised comedy, where real audience dating stories are re-enacted live.
The sixth Good Society Expo is a charitable market, which gathers non-profits and social enterprises from around Thailand. Businesses offer goods, food and services at special prices to help raise funds for good causes. Purchase a B999 "Mystery Bag" and receive products from Lyn Around, Divana, Beauty Cottage, O-spa International, Let's Relax Spa and more—or take advantage of hundreds of restaurant and hotel deals. All proceeds go to new wildlife conservation initiatives, Wildchain, and local social projects.
Oct 10-13, 10:30am. Beacon 2 Zone, G/F, CentralWorld, 999/9 Rama I Rd., 02-640-7000. Free.
One for animal lovers. This art market brings together designers inspired by animals, art workshops and chances to chitchat about your best-paws.
Oct 12-13, 11am. Dadfa, Sukhumvit Soi 105, 02-749-3399. Free
A week of craftsman culture, gathering local and international shoemakers, tailors and other fashion designers. There's also a wine pairing dinner on Oct 19 (B1,500).
Oct 12-19. The Somchai, 215 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 081-915-3464
Explore the heritage and development of one of the most powerful fashion houses since its establishment in 1837 by Thierry Hermes. From its origin as a harness-maker and saddler to a luxury brand with contemporary design, this exhibition has it all—leather goods, clothing, accessories and jewelry.
Through Oct 13, Parc Paragon, M/F Siam Paragon
Been looking for an excuse to get inked up? Head to this tattoo art event, where Vancouver's Andrew Pommier—graphics artist for skateboarding brands like Girl, Chocolate, Element and Toy Machine—will be creating flash designs, which will then be carried out by Bangkok's Dipping Needle Tattoo Studio team (from B1,800).
Oct 17, 5pm. Sathorn 11 Art Space, 404 Sathorn Soi 11, 02-004-1199