Sky-high rooftop parties, Twopee, '80s reggae and a Disney sing-along night.
This sky-high launch party sees Bangkok's favorite hip-hop crew—DJ Buddha, DJ Ono, Mc Calo and the BKK Invaders Crew—take over the city's highest restaurant and bar. The event is set to become a regular feature.
Thursday, Aug 8, 9pm. Mahanakhon Bangkok SkyBar, 76/F, 114 Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Rd., 02-677-8722. Free.
Move to techno and house beats by this Australian Gold Coast DJ-duo, with support from talented local DJs.
Friday, Aug 9, 8pm. Culture Cafe, 13 Charoenkrung Rd., 02-061-8289. Free.
This LA-based DJ will lead a night of weird and funky beats, ranging from warm house, euphoric disco and Scandinavian beats to romantic techno and everything in between.
Friday, Aug 9, 10pm. Safe Room, 2/F, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B300 includes one drink.
Put your Friday night in the hands of this veteran DJ from the UK, who has previously brought his disco, house and techno sounds to the likes of Watergate, Fabric and alpine festival Snowbombing.
Friday, Aug 9, 5pm. Escape Bangkok, 5/F, The EmQuartier, 695 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-258-6515. Free.
A night of '80s reggae, dancehall and synth led by Olbi Iyah, Karma Selectors and U-Key.
Saturday, Aug 10, 8pm. De Commune, Liberty Plaza, 1/F, Sukhumvit Soi 55, 088-419-7380. B200.
Love Disney? Then don't miss this sing-along party at Rama IV's tucked-away live music venue. Expect the biggest and best songs from a back catalogue spanning almost 100 years. Fancy dress encouraged.
Partying on a Sunday night isn't such a crazy idea when Monday's a holiday. Get down to tech and house beats by upcoming local talents.
Sunday, Aug 11, 9:30pm. Glow, 96/4 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B250 includes one drink.
Described by Jimmy Fallon as “one of the funniest comedians to come out of Ireland,” this high-flying roast master is not to be missed.
Aug 9. The Comedy Club Bangkok, The Royal Oak Pub, 595/10 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1. B600 in advance here or B800 on the door.
Welcome back one of Bangkok’s most energetic hip-hop performers at this Sukhumvit club.
Thursday, Aug 8, 10pm. Sugar Club Bangkok, 37 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 061-391-3111. B400 includes one drink.
This Thai modern metal band is set to rock the audience, with support from local rock bands.
Saturday, Aug 10, 7pm. The Rock Pub, Phayathai Rd., 098-340-5394. Free.
Relax with music from six local folk bands: Youthbrush, T_047, Kiankai lae Waanit, SookSamer and Jinta.
Saturday, Aug 10, 4pm. ChangChui Creative Park, 460/8 Sirindhorn Rd., 081-817-2888. B400.
Join this fundraising rock-concert featuring 12 local bands, in support of CHSAThai (Compassionate House for Stray Animals in Thailand).
Saturday, Aug 10, 4pm. Immortal bar, 33 Prachacuennonthaburi Soi 8/1, 062-829-7854. B200.
An album launch party with a special show from local bands.
Sunday, Aug 11, 9pm. Studio Lam, 3/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B200.
This art exhibition will gather the work of 12 local artists, with an opening ceremony on Aug 8. The showcase runs until Sep 28.
Thursday, Aug 8, 6pm. Joyman Gallery, 357-359 Maha Chai Rd., 065-124-2222. Free.
A documentary film by French environmentalist and photojournalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film explores what it means to be human, drawing from Arthus-Bertrand's life-work collecting the stories of 2,000 people from different parts of the world.
Thursday, Aug 8, 8pm. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. Free.
A screening of marijuana-related movies and shorts.
Aug 8-11, 2pm. Cinema Oasis, 4 Sukhumvit Soi 43, 097-929-5366. Free.
A screening of the 2007 Oscar-winning film The Counterfeiters, based on the true story of a Jewish typographer interned at a Nazi concentration camp.
Saturday, Aug 10, 4pm. River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24, 02-237-0077. Free.
There's no "cat got your tongue" when it comes to this event, which gathers cat gurus and cat-lovers for a series of talks about our feline friends. Book a seat here.
Thursday, Aug 8, 1pm. Museum Siam, 4 Sanam Chai Rd., 02-225-2777. Free.
Don’t be shy to say "I love you’" this Mother’s Day at this jewlery workshop.
Saturday, Aug 10, 2pm. Thailand Creative and Design Center (TCDC), Central Post Office, 1160 Charoenkrung Rd., 02-105-7400. B1,000/person.