Let loose at a psychedelic festival, visit a sandwich shop art exhibit or sip free G&Ts for Pride Month.

NIGHTLIFE

Dean Dixon

Wind down with the chillest mixes from this eclectic Bali-based Canadian/Australian DJ. 

Friday, Jun 28, 9pm. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. Free.

 

I live my life to party on Sin-Deun day

Celebrate the end of the month (sin-duen) AKA pay day with local talents spinning hip-hop and electronic music.

Friday, Jun 28, 8:30pm. NOMA BKK, 21/66 RCA Rd., 080-939-7899. B100.

Sukhumvit Space Program feat. Moodymanc

Glow's monthly night of underground house and techno with DJs Moodymanc (UK), The Outsider (SE) and Seelie (UK).

Friday, Jun 28, 9:30 pm. Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B400, includes one drink. 

SaDubRubFunk Presents TASSMAH x K9

A night of music from Thailand to Trench Town—think roots, rock, reggae, dub, dancehall, funk, molam and luk thung.

Saturday, Jun 29, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B200.

Jasper James

The Scottish heavyweight house DJ returns to Bangkok, with special guests Maarten Goetheer, Mud and Bunnyman.

Saturday, Jun 29, 9pm. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. B300-500, includes one drink.

 

Loud'n'Proud

Celebrate diversity on the last day of international pride month with games, drag shows from the likes of Pagina Heals, free shots all night and free-flow Tanqueray G&Ts from 5-6pm and 8-9pm. The party also honors the fourth anniversary of Pulse, a clinic dedicated to HIV prevention and care in Bangkok.

Sunday, 30, 5pm. Kika, 14/2-3 Convent Rd., 095-592-0510. Free.
 

LIVE MUSIC

Goodbye, CROWS

Bangkok-based rock band The Whitest Crow perform their last show before bidding farewell to the music scene.

Thursday, Jun 27, 7pm. NOMA BKK, 21/66 RCA Rd., 080-939-7899. Free.

The year shoegaze broke

Bangkok’s emerging indie talents team up to showcase their music.

Thursday, Jun 27, 7pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B200.

Hong Kong Night Out

Hong Kong bands After-After-Party and Shumking Mansion will get you on your feet with rock 'n’ roll and groovy psychedelic dance rock.

Saturday, Jun 29, 9pm. Nineteens Up, Silom Soi 19, 096-649-6919. Free.

Psych-Out Festival

Returning for the third time, this music festival from the folk behind the popular Stone Free and Keep on the Grass gatherings invites 10 bands and one DJ to perform psychedelic sounds. Artists announced include Yellow Fang, Khana Bierbood, Dara Rasmi, Chladni Chandi and Ugly Mountain. Limited to 200 tickets.

Sunday, Jun 30. Brownstone, 1395 Sukhumvit Soi 77. B600-800.

 

Alexandros - Sleepless in Bangkok

Were you born to be a rocker? Don't miss this Japanese band's Bangkok debut. 

Sunday, Jun 30, 5pm. Moonstar Studio, 701 Ladprao Soi 80, 02-539-3881. B2,600-3,800.

 

Healing Sunday with noxnoi

Cure your soul after a long week with ambient, spiritual and electronic sounds. 

Sunday, Jun 30, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. Free.

 

ART

Tomboy Bangkok

For his latest exhibition, US photographer Derek Brown invited “toms”—Thailand’s masculine-presenting lesbian community—to sit for a series of intimate black-and-white portraits, with music provided by DJAFFECT and DJLEMONY.

Friday, Jun 28, 7pm. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free.

 

Opening Reception: DEN

Three Thai artists, Mingmantic Sulaiman, Chanikarn Thabthim and Tan-khwan Songpanich, transform an art gallery into a living room, exploring themes of home, comfort and art in everyday life.

Jun 29, 5:30-8pm, through Aug 18. Art Gallery at The Jam Factory, 41/1-41/2 Charoen Nakorn Rd., 02-861-0950.

China: Luxury in the Details


Get a glimpse of Chinese art, culture and craftsmanship with this exhibition of rare artifacts from across China’s most prevalent dynasties. There will also be a space dedicated to “The Chinatown Effect,” a showcase of work by students from Chulalongkorn’s International Program in Design and Architecture (INDA). The exhibition will run until Jul 28, with the opening event on Jun 29. Just a short boat ride away from The Jam Factory (see above), why not make a gallery hopping trip of it?

Jun 29, 6-9pm. ATT 19, 19 Charoenkrung Soi 30, 083-555-5739. 

Exhibition Opening - "I would rather have a sandwich"

Artists Albert Allgaier from Austria and José Oliveira from Portugal have joined together to create an art exhibition that uses a full-scale working model of a sandwich shop as a means to investigate the relationship between contemporary art, consumerism and everyday life. 

Saturday, Jun 29-Jul 4, 6pm. Tars Gallery, Sukhumvit Soi 67, 099-736-8672. Free.

 

Lucrezia Borgia – Theatre on Screen

 

A screening of French poet Victor Hugo’s play about the extremes of maternal love, with Thai and English subtitles.

Saturday, Jun 29, 5pm. Alliance Francaise de Bangkok, 179 Wireless Rd., 02-670-4200. Tickets B200 here

 

Pioneer in Video Art From Thailand, Slovenia, Norway Since 1980

 

A video art exhibition comparing and contrasting Southeast Asian and European styles, featuring work from Thai, Slovenian and Norwegian artists. 

Sunday, Jun 30, 10am. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama 1 Road, 02-214-6630 –ext. 8. Free.

Visual Diary by Poj Kanjanahattakij

Photography exhibition by a Thai-born-British-raised artist known for expressing vivid emotions through natural light and shadows.

Through Jul 22, 10am. Leica Gallery, Gaysorn Village 999 Ploenchit Rd., 02-656-1102. Free.

 

Whisper From The Past

Thai artist Theerawat Nuchcharoenphol showcases paintings that represent Thai history.

Through Jun 30. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama I Rd., 02-214-6630.

One breath at a time

German artist Priya C. Link showcases her calming, abstract landscapes and life drawings inspired by Chinese calligraphy work done by Priya C. Link who has an incurable lung disease.

Through Jul 28, 12pm. Le Link Gallery, 34/1 Soi Ton Son Ploenchit Rd., 090-991-9813. Free.

 

WORKSHOP

TheHouseLab: Speakeasy Ceramics

Take up a new hobby with this grown-up pottery class, where you'll craft a one-of-a-kind ashtray while sipping sangria. 

Thursday, Jun 27, 4:30pm. Siri House, Soi Somkid. B1,500, includes one drink

 

TALK

LGBT Workplace Equality

Three LGBT+ activists from various industries share their experiences and insights on how to thrive in a modern work place.

Thursday, Jun 27, 6:30pm. WeWork, 173, Asia Center Building, Sathorn Rd., 02-508-8972. Free.