From Pete Tong-approved DJs to wholesome wellness activities and Canada Day celebrations. 

NIGHTLIFE

House101 is Safe

Start your weekend early with a night of house music and techno from local DJs, An Ant Sunpha, Giantsiam and Vim.

Thursday, Jun 13, 9pm. Safe Room, 2/F, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B200 including one drink.

VIBE@12x12

Ready to hit the dance floor? Vibe Soundsystem has the tunes covered with a full dose of reggae, steppas, dancehall, jump up and drum 'n' bass.

Friday, Jun 14, 10pm. 12 x 12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713. B200.

OC & Verde

This house and techno DJ duo have been steadily on the rise over the past year, even making it onto Pete Tong's new names mixes in 2018. TGIF!

Friday, Jun 14, 10pm. Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B450.

Final Frontier #005

Celebrate life and let loose on the dancefloor with funky house music from Bangkok mainstays DJ Tristan Kino and Boogie G.

Friday, Jun 14, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B200.

Dubway Sessions present Q-Mastah

From the Brooklyn-based Dub-Stuy Records, Q-Mastah will headline a dub party with support from local talents Fiyah Burning, Olbi Iyah and Dragon.

Saturday, Jun 15, 9pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B350.

 

Soundistan : Stanniversary

An anniversary celebration featuring over 12 hours of Asian sounds from Thailand and Indonesia to the Maldives, covering folk, lo-fi, house and techno.

Saturday, Jun 15, 3pm. Safe Room, 2/F, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free entry before 5pm/B350 after, includes one drink.


Westin Pool Party

Spend the afternoon partying or chilling by the pool before hitting the club at Levels for an after party.

Saturday, Jun 15, 1-9pm. The Westin Grande, 259 Sukhumvit Soi 19, 02-207-8000. B400 including free-flow from 1-2pm.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Phum Viphurit

The local indie folk performer performs a 45-minute set of chart-topping tracks and then joins in a fun and casual Q&A session.

Saturday, Jun 15, 1:30pm. Jacqueline, Siri House, Soi Somkid. B650 includes 1 drink, via fb.com/sirihousebkk.

Lucy Rose

Concert organizer Medium Rare hosts the return of the English folk singer-songwriter who made a name for herself through collaborations with indie rock bands like Bombay Bicycle Club and Manic Street Preachers. She’ll perform songs from her albums Something’s Changing and No Words Left.

Sunday, Jun 16. Live Arena, 94, 23/92-94 RCA Rd., 098-974-6974. B750 via Ticketmelon.com

 

MUSIC FESTIVAL

POW! FEST #4

A one-day music festival featuring dream pop music from over 10 bands, headlined by Russia’s Motorama and Japan’s Bearwear, with support from local talents Folk9, Anatomy Rabbit, Wave And So, Plasui Plasui, Death Of Heather, Soft Pine, Mind Wanders, The Vuniyerse and Blue Yogurt. The concert will run for over six hours.

Saturday, Jun 15, 3pm. Rockademy, 120/8 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-261-3833. Tickets are B700 via Ticketmelon.

 

ART

3S: Spectacle Subconscious Spontaneous

Three artists/lecturers from Srinakharinwirot University, Denpong Wongsarot, Supoj Siriratchaneekorn (artwork pictured above) and Sitthidham Rohitasuk, present their thoughts and feelings across three different styles of contemporary art.

Jun 15-Jul 14. S.A.C. Subhashok The Arts Centre, 160/3 Sukhumvit Soi 33, 02-258-5580 Ext.401

From Monet to Kandinsky. Visions Alive

This huge multimedia exhibition utilizes HD projection, animation and striking surround sound to bring to life the works of 16 prolific artists including Degas, Modigliani, Mondrian, Monet, Rousseau, Renoir, Kandinsky and van Gogh to name a few.

Through Jun 16. 2/F, RCB Galleria, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. B350/children B200 via Zipevent.

 

Secondhand Dialogue

Acclaimed director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit (Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy) is behind this experiment, which collects human interactions through dialogue. Visitors are invited to contribute an up to three-minute-long phone conversation in the recording room, which will be archived, published and possibly broadcasted.

Through 23. Bangkok CityCity Gallery, Sathorn Soi 1. Open Wed-Sun 1-7pm. Book your appointment via the website.

 

It's Still a Mad, Mad World

Peruse some 20 artworks by Apichai Bhakdibutr, a Thai artist whose satirical illustrations filled the pages of Germany's notorious Mad Magazine throughout the '70s and '80s. Among Apichai's various original covers, the exhibition will also see the artist tackle the vicious cycle of politics with new pieces adapted to modern times (yes, that means Donald Trump).

Through Jun 26. Woof Pack, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng Soi 1, 089-826-2299. Open daily 10am-6pm. Free.

 

OTHER

Canada Day 2019: Summer Fest!

Whether you're Canadian or not, all are welcome to celebrate Canada Day at the British Club with Canadian craft beer, burgers, hot dogs, poutine and s'mores by the campfire. Activities like ball hockey, a kids' bouncy castle, raffles and music from Canadian live bands and DJs will complete the family-friendly party.

Saturday, Jun 15, 3pm-midnight. The British Club Bangkok, 189 Suriwongse Rd. Adults B600/children aged 6-12 B300/children under 6 free.

Wellness Day

Release stress with a full line up of wholesome activities, from yoga and art to cooking and nutrition, as well as healthy food from the likes of Broccoli Revolution and Absolute FitFood, and stalls selling activewear, skincare and hair products. To take part in the workshops, bookings are necessary via the website, or email gatherings@thecommonsbkk.com.

Saturday, Jun 15, 10am. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17, 089-152-2677. Free.

 

Flow of Progress

Artist-architect Phahonchai “Tom” Premjai, emerging designers from Silpakorn University’s Faculty of Architecture led by professor Supitcha Tovivich, cultural conservationists from Bangpratun and the craftspeople of Tha Kha Floating Market come together to share knowledge, experience, and ideas in a “living artwork.” Chef Phanuphon "Black" Bulsuwan, an owner-operator of 100% zero-waste restaurant Blackitch Artisan Kitchen in Chiang Mai, has also created a 'Leaves to Roots' menu featuring dishes inspired by the SIWILAI brand, revolving around locality, seasonality and sustainability.

Through Jul 31, 10am. Siwilai, 5/F, Central Embassy, 1031 Ploenchit Rd., 02-160-5809. Free.

 

UNHCR “2 Billion Kilometres to Safety” Charity Run 2019

A charity run offering five and 10km distances, with ticket fees going to support refugees fleeing violence in their home countries.

Sunday, Jun 16, 5am. United Nations, Rajadamnern Nok Rd. B550 here.

 

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