The ultimate guide to what to do in Bangkok this weekend.
Thursday, Mar 29
Networking: Drinks Artists
The Bangkok-spinoff to DrinkEntrepreneur offers a networking party of the creative industries. Grab tickets at bit.ly/2tPsPHt.
Mar 29, 6pm. Nowhere, 6/F, Tha City Loft hotel, Ekkamai Soi 6, 094-516-6663. B490.
Local indie and rock acts Alyn, Pree (Mattnimare), John Will Sail and KF perform live from 8:30pm.
Mar 29, Maggie Choo's. underground/F, 320 Silom Rd., 091-772-2144. Free.
Friday, Mar 30
Art: Blood Sweat Beer Part: Medium Rare
10 street art artists and painters exhibit works meant to signify that neither happiness nor misery lasts forever.
Mar 30-Apr 28. Kalwit Studio & Gallery, 119/14 Ruamrudee Soi 2, 02-254-4629. Free.
Thailand’s sister band to Japanese girl group AKB48 makes its full band debut concert. Tickets are already sold out.
Mar 30, 6pm. Bitec Bangna Hall 106, 88 Bangna-Trad Rd. B800-2,000.
Gig: Daniel Waples' Hand Pan "Hang In Balance"
The pioneer of the newly invented “hand pan” instrument teams up with the Thai duo Honon for two nights.
Mar 30-31, 8:30pm. Livecube, 4/F, Bangkok Okinawa Restaurant Kinjo, 24/1 Sukhumvit Soi 69, 089 047 1456. B250 (includes 1 drink), B500 (all you can drink).
Nightlife: Sunju Hargun
The electronic music enthusiast is supported by the underground DJ Mae Happyair.
Mar 30, 12am. Beam, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. Free.
Nightlife: CRM // Reboot Phase -I // Dark Bordello Bass
The experimental electronics night returns with RO-JAWS playing a hybrid live/DJ set exploring the weirder side of UK bass.
Mar 30, 8pm. 397/399 Charoen Krung Soi 45,
Nightlife: Kwenta & Hexer
Pumping, trippy techno from two DJs.
Mar 30, 8pm. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. Free.
Nightlife: Youth Leverage
Salaya Republic and SaDubRubFunk spin dub, reggae and funk.
Mar 30, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B200. For tickets call 098-360-6069.
Nightlife: Coco Rouzier
The American vocalist performs bossa nova, samba and jazz songs with band.
Mar 30, 9pm. Foojohn Building, Charoenkrung Soi 31, 087-593-9973.
Nightlife: Junior & Kyle
Two festival veterans take over the decks with fine EDM.
Mar 30, 10pm. Insanity Nightclub, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 087-804-9542. B300-400 includes 1 drink.
Nightlife: Rafael Da Cruz x Mendy Indigo
The Cologne-based DJ teams up with Bangkok’s techno forerunner.
Mar 30, 10pm. 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 061-717-4365. B200.
Nightlife: Butane & Dott
American DJ Butane, founder of house and techno label Alphahouse, is joined by one of Bangkok’s top DJing talents.
Mar 30, 9:30pm. Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B350 includes 1 drink.
Saturday, Mar 31
K-Pop boy band Just Be Joyful makes its Bangkok debut. Grab tickets at bit.ly/2tNDh2o.
Mar 31, 6pm. Thunder Dome, Muang Thong Thani, Popular Rd. B2,000-6,000.
Gig: The Avalanches
The Australian electronic music group known for its sample-heavy records Since I Left You and Wildflower plays a rooftop DJ set.
Mar 31, 7pm. Siwilai City Club, 5/F, Central Embassy, 1031 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-160-5631. B1,500-1,800.
Art: Street Photography Workshop with Rammy Narula
Join one of Thailand’s street photographer legends for 2 days of lectures, a photoshoot and critique session. For more information, visit bit.ly/2FHMxqt.
Mar 31-Apr 1. Leica Store, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-656-1102. Free.
Party: Litterbox: Cat Republic Fundraiser Day Party
A daytime celebration of cats and house music that’s also a fundraiser for the Cat Republic's adoptable cat cafe.
Mar 31, 4pm. Coastal, 113 Sukhumvit Soi 39, 098-253-9356. B350 includes 2 drinks.
Nightlife: _COSM RETURNS
After a year-long absence, the house and techno promoter presents DJs Mark Broom, Christian Vance, Discrete Circuit and Sarit.
Mar 31, 8pm. 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 061-717-4365. B350 before 10pm and B500 after.
Nightlife: Rai Soul & Neil Thorpe
Two British DJs team up for a night of techno and trance-enducing club music.
Mar 31, 10pm. Mustache, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 081-844-7080. Free.
Nightlife: Pump Up The Jam by Friends of Friends
International names Brent Burns, NK Chan, Alex Imix and Superstar Panda mix disco, house and techno.
Mar 31, 10pm. Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. Free before 11pm, then B350.
Nightlife: Lit It Up
Hip-hop, rap, trap and mash-up tunes all night from a diverse range of DJs.
Mar 31, 8pm. Chow Cafe and Bar, 2802 Soi New Petchaburi, 02-318-2273. Free.
Nightlife: Midnight Klaxon Baby Disco meets HOBOBRAZIL
The special guest from Bar Bonobo is joined by M.X.H.T, Gaolao and Gishiyama for a night of deep house, techno and disco.
Mar 31, 8pm. 12 x 12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713.
Gig: Kom Wongsawat
The jazz pianist performs with his trio.
Mar 31, 9pm. Foojohn Building, Charoenkrung Soi 31, 087-593-9973.
Sunday, Apr 1
Art: From Chaophraya to Mae Ping
The watercolor paintings of Saichol Choungbunsri portray the lives and cultures along the rivers.
Apr 1-30. A Day In A Life, 156/1 Tanao Rd., 092-462-8224. Free.
Art: 19 Black Edition
Photographer Cherdwood Sakolaya explores the measures man takes to control nature.
Through May 31. Rebel Art Space, Sukhumvit Soi 67, 081-666-8383. Free.
Art: At DAWN
Paintings, drawings and mixed-media artworks by young artists Supaporn Chulaka, Ponpassapon Bunyaritthanone, Tan Kositpipat and Terdtanwa Kanama exploring semi-surreal and abstract concepts.
Through Apr 28. Ardel’s Third Place Gallery, 137-137/1 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-422-2092. Free.
Art: Two Men Look Out through the Same Bars #2
Artists Miti Ruangkritya and Dhyan Ho examine different points of views standing from the same spot.
Through Apr 8. WTF Gallery & Cafe, 7 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-662-6246. Free.
Art: EDEN Part II
Piyatat Hemmatat’s photographs and sculptures draw on the imagery of Eden—serpents, forbidden fruit and the link—in a thought-provoking fashion.
Through Jun 7. Galleria Oasis, 4 Sukhumvit Soi 43, 02-258-7376. Free.