A garden market in Ari, a free-flow rooftop celebration and Australia Day.

FESTIVAL

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FutureFest

This two-day, zero waste-themed market brings art installations, talks on social issues and live performances by big local names like Hugo, The Yers and Scrubb to name a few.

Jan 25-26, 2pm. The Link Asoke-Makkasan, 1643/5 Phetchaburi Rd. B450-B550 (one day) via Eventpop

 

FILM

Best of Thai Short Film and Video Festival 2019

A screening of four award-winning Thai films—"The Threshold 1969," "Still Blue" and "Friends with Benefits, Without Benefits"—all with English subtitiles.

Jan 25. 6pm-8pm. 2/F, Bangkok Screening Room, Woof Pack Building, 1/3-7 Sala Daeng Soi 1. Free


MARKETS

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Landhaus Bakery Garden Market

This friendly garden market returns with local designers, eco-friendly goods, live music and a special punch needle workshop by Pigeonhead Studio (B2,800 including the tools to keep).

Jan 25-26, 11am-7pm. Landhaus Bakery, Paholyothin Soi 5, 02-165-0322. Free

 

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The Green Market at Patom

Browse 30 eco-friendly vendors selling organic and vegan food, sustainable products, natural skin care, homewear, clothing and more, along with workshops.

Jan 25, 10am-4pm. Patom Organic Living, 9/2 Soi Phrom Phak, 02-084-8649. Free

 

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Swap ‘Til You Drop

Keep to your green New Year’s resolutions at this clothes swap.

Jan 29. The Home Bkk, 120/18 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 082-495-2121

 

 

ART

 

Uthaipia by Chatchai

The Thai street photographer exhibits colourful images of polar opposites, showing the clash between traditional Thai culture and modern Western influence.

Through Feb 22. Kathmandu Photo Gallery, 87 Pan Rd., 02-234-6700

 

A multimedia exhibition displaying the masterpieces of three Art Nouveau pioneers—Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha and Aubrey Beardsley—on HD screens.

Through Apr 16. RCB Gallery, 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24, 02-237-0077. Open Mon-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri-Sun 10am-9pm. From B300 via Zipevent

 

NIGHTLIFE

Bitterman's Australian Bushfire Fundraiser

Order specially created cocktails (B220) and mocktails (B180) to help raise funds for the recovery efforts in Australia. All money raised will go to WIRES and NSW Rural Fire Service.

Jan 23. Bitterman Restaurant, Silom Soi 1, 091-740-6486 

 

Red Envelope Party

Try your luck with red envelope surprises at this Latin-themed club's Chinese New Year party

Jan 24. Revolucion Cocktail Bangkok, Sathorn Soi 10. Free

 

1826 is turning One

Celebrate this rooftop bar's first birthday with a "back to the '80s" party, featuring a live band, DJs and free-flow drinks and canapes.

Jan 25. 1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar, 26/F, Rembrandt Hotel, 19 Sukhumvit Soi 18, 02-261-7050. B600/person via Megatix

 

Australia Day Bush Fire Fundraiser

Raise funds for Australia as you celebrate their national day on Soi 11 with drinks and a barbecue.

Jan 26. Hemingway, Sukhumvit Soi 11. B200 entry including one drink

 

Australia Day 2020 at The Australian Pub

Expect drink specials, barbecue and live bands at this free all-day party.

Jan 26, 2pm. The Australian Pub & BBQ, Sukhumvit Soi 11

 

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Born This Way - Pop Culture

Bangkok's newest LGBTQ+ party celebrates pop culture with a drag performance led by Zymone.

Jan 29. Revolucion Cocktail Bangkok, Sathorn Soi 10

 

BEAM 4th Anniversary

Our favorite Thonglor nightclub celebrates its four-year anniversary with British DJ Jasper James and free-flow drinks.

Jan 29. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). B500 via Ticketmelon


LIVE MUSIC

Folk Series Vol. 2 - Selina & Sirinya 

The Thai duo behind tracks “Our” and “Still Together” bring their folksy vocals and acoustic guitars to Scala Theatre.

Jan 24. Scala Thatre, 184/216 Rama I Rd. B990 via Ticketmelon

 

For Tracy Hyde

The Japanese indie band perform in Bangkok for the first time with support from Chucheewa and Parim.

Jan 24, 7pm. Lido Connect, Rama I Rd. B600 via Ticketmelon.com


Jeff Bernat

The Filipino-American R 'n' 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

 

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Knocked Loose

The Kentucky hardcore punk act make their Bangkok debut.

26 Jan. About Studio, Pradit Manutham Rd. From B800 to B1,200 via Ticketmelon

 

OUTSIDE BANGKOK

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Australia Day Party

Celebrating Australia Day in true Aussie style: on the beach! Expect an Aussie band, DJs and games, along with an all-you-can-eat Aussie menu (B999 plus B1,499 for four hours of free-flow beverages).

Jan 26. M Beach Club, Mai Khao, Phuket. Reserve via this email or call 067-633-6111

 

UPCOMING

Landlocked a Contemporary Dance Performance by Jay Carlon

The LA-based choreographer teams up with the Bangkok City Ballet and DD Flection for a with collaborative, contemporary dance performance inspired by his multi-cultural background.

Feb 8-9, 7-9pm. Bangkok 1899, 134 Nakhon Sawan Rd. B800 via Ticketmelon

 

For the Scene Fest

Nine alternative rock bands perform at this brand new underground music festival.

Feb 9. Speakerbox, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). B180 

 

The 60 Second Film Festival

This mini film contest will screen 120 minute-long films by local filmmakers. Film submissions accepted through Feb 20 via the60secondfilmfestival.com.

Feb 28, 7pm. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117

 

6060 Flea Market

Taking place in an art gallery, this market gathers hand-made communities.

Feb 29-Mar 1, 10am-9pm. 6060 Arts Space, 27/21 Soi Pradipat, 081-890-1554

 

Jamcity

Gig promoter Have You Heard? is teaming up with Made by Legacy for this music festival by the river, featuring local and international bands and DJs, plus food stalls and flea market zone.

Mar 28. Sermsuk Warehouse, Pepsi Pier, 721 Charoen Nakhon Rd.

 

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.

Apr 4-5, Diamond Beach, Cha-am. Two-day early-bird pass B800/ regular B1,500 via The Concert