Hotel Art Fair returns, '80s hair rockers visit, indie gigs galore and a whole lot more. 

ART: I'mbalance

A group of Bangkok artists like Spine Party Movement (Ong Pholchai), dancer Patcharawalai Tiplamai and DJ MIzuyo Fukui interpret Eiji Sumi’s ongoing installation “Here and There” in a show of physical movement, dance and performed mixed media. Limited to 50 seats. 
Jun 1, 7:30pm. Gallery Ver, Narathiwat Rajanagarindra Soi 22, 089-988-5890. Free.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Metz Live in Bangkok

Scream and shout to the Canadian punk rock band Metz, making their debut in Bangkok. Supported by locals Bobkat, Pistols99 and Death of Heather. 
Jun 2, 7pm. NOMA, 21/66 RCA Block C, 092-264-7957. B650 on www.eventpop.me, B850 at the door.

 

NIGHTLIFE: Jam 6 Year Anniversary Party

The arty Surasak dive bar celebrates its birthday with a barbecue and DJs Gishiyama, African Dub Pushers, Hexer, K9, Woken, Bang Sue Electrix, Sweed, Goo, D Goose and Vivian spinning echno, dub, hip hop and drum n' bass.  
Jun 2, 4pm. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. Free.

 

CLASSICAL: London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) in Bangkok

The London Symphony Orchestra, one of the oldest and widely acclaimed orchestras, is coming to Bangkok. On Jun 6, the orchestra performs Ravel’s Rhapsodie espagnole and Mussorgsky’s  Pictures at an Exhibition. The following concert on Jun 7 will be of Dvořák The Noon-Day Witch (Polednice) and Shostakovich Symphony No. 10.
Jun 6 & 7, 7pm. Prince Mahidol Hall, 999 Phuttamonthon 4 Rd., Salaya, 0849-6565. Tickets are B3,000-20,000 on Thaiticketmajor.

 

ART: Loves Get Better with Time Quietly

Sudaporn Teja explores issues of LGBTQ inclusion and gender fluidity within our modern society.

Jun 7-Jul 8. Serindia Gallery, OP Garden, 4-6 Charoenkrung Soi 36, 02-238-6410. Free.

 

FESTIVAL: SangSom Presents Fullmoon Party Live in Bangkok

Back again for its 10th edition, this neon full moon-themed music festival promises live acts from world class DJs like Timmy Trumpet, Berg, Salvatore Ganacci and more to be announced.
Jun 7-8, 6pm. Bitec Bangna Hall 106, 88 Bangna-Trad Rd. Tickets are B1,800-2,500 on Thaiticketmajor.
 
 

NIGHTLIFE: Negroni Week Bangkok 2018 

Come get a drink for a good cause. Top Bangkok bars like Bunker, Rabbit Hole, Havana Social and Osito join the week of drinking where proceeds go to charity. Stay tuned for more details on participating outlets, parties and deals. 
Jun 4-10, 7pm-8pm. Venues TBC. negroniweek.com

 


ART: Portrait of the Mind

Thai artist Kanika Jansuwan creates dialogue between total opposites; the seen and unseen, rational and irrational, human and animal.
Jun 9-30. Sathorn 11 Art Space, 404 Sathorn Soi 11, 02-004-1199. Free. 

 

ART: The Hotel Art Fair 2018

One of Bangkok’s favorite art weekendsreturns to gather established and upcoming galleries together under one roof. Expect well-known names like Joan Cornellà (Spain), the g13 Gallery (Malaysia), WE Gallery (China), as well as local artists like Pomme Chan, Atty Tantivit and Viranod Buranasiri.
Jun 9-10. 137 Pillars Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 39, 02-079-7000. Free.

 

NIGHTLIFE: Future Rising Bangkok

Teaming up with Mixcloud and Bangkok’s hot hip-hop club Blaq Lyte, W Hotel presents music, art, workshops and talks exploring the local creative scene.
Jun 9, 7pm. W Hotel, 106 North Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000. Free.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Mr Big

The ‘80s hair-rockers behind hits like “Wild World” and “To Be With You” roll back the years.
Jun 12, 8pm. GMM Live House, 8/F. CentralWorld, Rama 1 Rd. B2,000-3,000.

 

LIVE: Extreme Asia Tour 2018 

The veteran American rockers visit Bangkok for the first time to perform greatest hits like “More than Words” and “Play with Me.”
Jun 13, 8pm. GMM Live House, 8/F, CentralWorld, Rama 1 Rd. B2,000-3,000.
 
 

NIGHTLIFE: Mendy Indigo pres. Dark & Dirty Charity Edition

One of Bangkok’s busiest DJs celebrates her birthday alongside some of the top talents in town, including Dan Buri, Elaheh, Koish, Kuroten, Sunju Hargun, Tim Roemer and X0809. Proceeds from the night will go to funding supplies for children at Ban Nang Rern, Mendy’s old school in Nakhon Ratchasima.
Jun 14. Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B350 includes 1 drink.
 

STAGE: TORUK: The First Flight

Inspired by James Cameron’s Avatar, Cirque du Soleil transports viewers to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting.
Jun 14-24, various times. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd., 02-833-4455. B1,000-4,000 from Thaiticketmajor.com.

 

MARKET: Chor Cher Farm & Folk Festival

Based on the motto “eating is life,” this festival promises fresh produce and many hot dishes from local independent farmers and cooks.
Jun 15-Jul 1, 3pm. Chang Chui, 460/8 Sirinthon Rd., 081-817-2888. Free.

 

ART: Price of Life 

Wal Chirachaisakul uses coins to symbolize the “price of life,” criticising today’s money-driven and materialistic society through oil paintings and Mezzotint.
Jun 15-Aug 1. Kalwit Gallery & Studio, 119/14 Ruamrudee Soi 2, Wireless Rd., 0-2254-4629. Free.

 

LIVE: HYHBkk Live! with Devendra Banhart Solo

Venezuelan-American "freak-folk" artist is coming to Bangkok for his first live show, which is now sold-out.
Jun 16, 7:30pm. Siam Motors Building, Rama 1 Rd., Phatumwan, 02-216-2071.
 

FESTIVAL: What the Fest

A two-day festival dedicated to pop (Jun 16; sold out) and rock (Jun 17). The former will feature the likes of Peck Palitchoke, The Toys and Room 39, the latter Bodyslam, Palmy and Potato.
Jun 16-17, 10am. Royal Paragon Hall, 5/F, Siam Paragon, Rama 1 Rd., 02-610-8011. B1,500-2,500.

 

LIVE MUSIC: HYHBkk Live! with SUUNS

The Canadian electro art-rock band showcase their strange yet enticing '90s-like underground electronic sounds.

Jun 20, 8pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 061-717-4365. B1,300.

 

LIVE MUSIC: The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band LIVE at Studio Lam

The globe-conquering molam ensemble Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band perfom an intimate live set. Get there early, this is bound to sell out. 
Jun 20, 10pm. Studio Lam, 3/1 Sukhumvit 51, 02-261-6661. B500.

 

NIGHTLIFE: Kitsuné Afterwork

The tastemaking French record and fashion label take over the rooftop of Siwilai City Club through DJs and performers The Whooligan, Butta B, Onjuicy and DJ Toy.
Jun 27, 7pm. Siwilai City Club, 5/F, Central Embassy, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-160-5631. Free but RSVP required.

 

MARKET: Norm Market 'Reuse is GOODs' by Noise Market 2018

Support a greener world at this market from the people behind Noise Market which promieses a bunch of things to do like garbage disposal workshops, mini concerts, an underground film cinema, as well as stalls selling homemade arts, craft and produce. 
Jun 30, 11am. Dadfa, Sukhumvit Soi 105 (Lasalle 33), 096-885-8303. Free.