Jam-packed with Kolour festival, a pride boat party and not one but two amazing markets.

NIGHTLIFE

House Jam Night

Jam out to house music with resident DJ Duke O’Phive.

Thursday, Feb 28. 10pm-3am. Safe Room, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free.

 

Blast Presents DirrtyDishes

German DJ DirrtyDishes teams up with Blast Sessions—Spanish duo Adiero and Nukier—for an unforgettable night of underground club music.

Friday, Mar 1, 9pm-3am. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 064-814-5933. Free before 11pm; B300 after, includes one drink.

 

Purple Haze Festival Vol. 1

Hip-hop acts from Asia, the US and the UK including Thailand’s Twopee, Rich the Kid, Dynamite MC and more.

Friday, Mar 1, 7-11:45pm. IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani, Center Hall 5-12, Popular 3 Rd., 02-833-4455. B3,000.

 

Rewind at Soulbar

Dance your heart out to an epic soundtrack of hip-hop hits and oldies but goodies.
Friday, Mar 1, 10pm-2am. Soulbar, 132 Silom Soi 8, 064-307-3597. Free.

 

Bollywood Bindaas Night

Party-goers, get ready to dance the night away to Bollywood pop classics with Bangkok-based DJs Ashwani Pawa, Jugaadi Baba, DJ Raja and live percussionist Camilo Diaz.

Saturday, Mar 2, 8pm-12am. Ventura Entertainment, Holiday Inn, 29/F, 1 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 065-625-4385. B250 in advance; B350 on the door, includes one drink.

 

Giant Swing

Enter the world of disco, house, techno, dubstep and more with live music and DJs NK Chan and Hidemasa Mitsui.

Saturday, Mar 2, 9pm-2am. 12 x 12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713. B200.

 

Pride Cruise Bangkok 2019

Bangkok’s first LGBTQ-and-allies cruise along the Chao Phraya River with a line-up of drag artists, electronic DJs Wanton Witch, Kris Thai, Belle Rang and more.

Sunday, Mar 3, 4-11:30pm. Departs from Asiatique, 2194 Charoenkrung Rd., 086-228-2666. B1,400.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Spaguette Orghasmmond Band

Expect live Italo-disco love songs, mixed with pseudo-techno beats and world music with support from local DJs.

Thursday, Feb 28, 9pm. 12 x 12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713. B200.

 

Go Funk Yourself with Dead as Disco

Things are about to get funky with Dead as Disco and Rosie and the Lazy Buns. Acoustic performances from Magic Arrow and Austin Hughes.

Friday, Mar 1, 8pm-12am. Jam, Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. B200.

 

FESTIVAL

Kolour In The Park 2019

Bangkok’s biggest outdoor music festival is back for the fifth year with the biggest line-up yet.

Saturday, Mar 2, 1pm. Thai Wake Park, 18/4 Soi Sudsawas, Lieab Klong 6 Rd., 086-644-2545. B1,700-2,900 at www.kolourinthepark.com

 

ART

The Essence: Body and Materiality

A live contemporary dance and collaborative lighting design show.

Mar 1-3, 2pm; 7:30pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama 1 Rd., 02-214-6630. B350.

 

Tian Tian Xiang Shang

A showcase of white Chinese dolls that have been painted and transformed by Thai activists, politicians and artists into something that they believe in.

Mar 1-Apr 12, 10am-9pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama 1 Rd., 02-214-6630. Free.

 

Meraki (Light and Art Performance)

Check out the creative Khopfa Chanpensri’s most recent artwork that encourages audience interaction while exploring lighting.

Mar 2-3, 4:30-6:30pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 4/F, 939 Rama I Rd., 061-545-9625. Free.

 

MARKET & WORKSHOP

 

50th Thai Tiew Thai

A Thai travel fair that gathers major discounts and flight deals for holiday destinations across Thailand.

Feb 28-Mar 3, 10am-9pm. Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, 60 Ratchadaphisek Rd., 02-229-3000. Free.

 

Soimilk Summer Market

Live music and more than 50 vendors offering all types of food, drinks, sweet treats, fashion, crafts and more.

Mar 2-3. 3-10pm. Warehouse 26, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-259-0141. Free.

 

Mad Face Food Week 2019

Mad Face Food Week is back for its second year, gathering together over 40 of the city’s top foodie names—chefs, bloggers, food truck pioneers and cocktail masters—for food stalls, one-off creations and special events by the riverside. 

Mar 1-3, 3pm. Sermsuk Warehouse, 721 Charoen Nakhon Rd. B100.

 

Soap Making by Recycling Cooking Oil

Help keep our community green by turning leftover cooking oil into a nice smelling soap.

Mar 2, 10:30am-1pm. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17, 089-152-2677. B500.