House music legends, Sydney DJs, avante garde jazz, a Zombie Books seminar, fresh ceramics, music therapy, a drag show and an LGBT arts showcase
The American thug rapper who popularized “I’m in love with the coco” hits Bangkok this weekend.
Aug 29, 10pm. Sugar Club, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 061-391-3111. B500 includes one drink via Ticketmelon.
Salem Rashid of independent music, art and fashion label, Bedouin Records and Wanton Witch of Non Non Non, Bangkok's queer underground collective are bringing an industrial rave night for all underground music lovers.
Aug 30, 10pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B250 at the door.
Celebrate the end of the month aka pay-day with Sydney’s award-winning DJ duo spinning hip-hop and electronic music.
Aug 31, 9:30pm. Beam, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55, 02-392-7750. B500 via Ticketmelon, B600 at the door.
Hit the dance floor with electronic dance mixes from a host of DJs and crews: ProtoZua, Marthew Fischer, MC Sutthi of Bang Sue Electrix, Action Star, Mighty NP, Viped, and Question.seQ a.k.a piz? (no misprint; that is his name). Free-flow beer from 8pm till late.
Aug31, 8pm. Fatty's Bar & Diner, 598/66 Din Daeng Rd., 02-245-2965. Free.
After a long week, cure your soul with ambient and spiritual afro-jazz sounds.
Aug 29, 9pm. FooJohn Building, 831 Charoen Krung Soi 31, 02-297-0106. Free, reservations here.
Like a political lesson on-stage—rap metal and hardcore punk by local crews calling for democracy in Thailand, and social consciousness.
Aug 30, 8pm. SpeakerBox, 40 Sukhumvit Soi 55, 092-298-8042. Pre-sale tickets are B300; B360 at the door.
Straight from Hunstanton, U.K., this alternative rock band hits Bangkok for the first time, with local bands opening.
Aug 31, 5pm. Live Arena, RCA, Rama IX Rd. Prices start at B1,200 via Eventpop.
This troupe of Bangkok avant-garde jazz talents team up in a musical showcase.
Aug 31, 8:30pm. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. B200.
A jewelry exhibition with pieces from one of the most celebrated wedding collections in the world.
Aug 31, 10am. Radisson Blu Bangkok, 489 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-302-3333. Free.
Walk through the precious history and collected moments of our beloved Queen's life, via a display of priceless costumes, accompanied by her majesty's storytelling.
Aug 31, 10am. Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Na Phra Lan Rd., 02-225-9430. B350.
Learn how to turn worthless clay into something fancy and beuatiful through special techniques and a lot of heat.
Aug 31, 9:30am. Tessa cafe & craft studio, 20 Thonglor Soi 23, 02-712-6844. B2,500/person.
Take up a new hobby with this Japanese flower-arrangement class, taught by famous florist and guru Naomi Daimaru.
Sep 1, 2pm. Tessa Cafe & Craft Studio, 20 Thonglor Soi 23, 02-712-6844. B2,690/person.
Ease your mind at an art exhibition-workshop built around music therapy.
Aug 31, 3pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama I Rd., 02-214-6630 (510). Free, register via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Another night of live performances—song, dance, comedy and poetry—by LGBT artists. Show your support for the Bangkok community—or be brave and bold abnd show your talent (and guts) here.
Aug 30, 7pm. Live Lounge Bangkok, 10/47 The Trendy Office Building, Sukhumvit Soi 13, 089-451-6339. B200.
A powerful talk by an incredible women named Sine (Intira Jaroenpura), who will reflect on her tough times and the impact her favorite books had on her life.
Aug 31, 6pm. Zombie Books, RCA Block D, Rama 9 Rd., 084-654-3954. Free.
Neversaycutz’s special pop-up shop features second-hand vintage clothes from famous Thai rapper Daboyway, plus live DJ mixes.
Aug 30-31, 4pm. Penta, Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekkamai), 091-632-8859. Free.
A charity yard-sale with 50 unique used-goods booths for every member of the family. There are activities for kiddos to have fun too.
Sep 1, 12pm. Bambini Villa, 67 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 090-969-9559. Free.