The ultimate guide to what to do in Bangkok this weekend. 

See also: February's best events


ART

Chinatown Photo Exhibition by Yvan Cohen

Don’t miss British photojournalist Yvan Cohen’s Chinatown photo exhibition. His work has been featured in well-known publications including Time Magazine and The New York Times.

Until Mar 31, 10am-8pm. River City Bangkok, 3 Soi Charoen Krung 24. Free.

 

Leafy by Olivia Jhingran Exhibition

Austrian fabric artist Olivia Jhingran showcases her "leaves" cut out from her mother-in-law’s vintage saris.

Until Feb 20, 9:30am-5pm. Neilson Hays Library, 195 Surawon Rd., 02-233-1731. Free.

 

Art & Wine: Pastels with Matisse

Embrace your inner artist at this art and wine class focused on the style and pastel color palette of French Master Henri Matisse.

Saturday, Feb 9, 4:30-7:30pm. Paron School of Art, 2/F, Baker Gonna Bake Cafe, Sukhumvit Soi 26. B2,400, includes materials, tuition, nibbles and free-flow wine.

 

 

ART: This is For You: An Exhibition by Sundae Kids

Some things or feelings are special and are only reserved for certain people. This exhibition by the popular web illustrator will remind you of your own special “you.”

Until Mar 3, 11am-8pm. Yelo House, 20/2 Kasemsan Soi 1, Rama 1 Rd., 098-469-5924. Free.

 


FILM

Lgbti+ Documentary Night

A screening of four LGBT documentaries from around Southeast Asia—namely Open from Myanmar, Toms: The Complex World of Female Love from Thailand, Lotus Sports Club from Cambodia, and I Will Speak, I Will Speak from four different countries—followed by a discussion on the topic.
 
Thursday, Feb 7, 6pm. Embassy of the Netherlands in Thailand, 15 Soi Ton Son, Ploenchit Rd., 02-309-5200. Free, register online at Eventbrite.

 

French Doc Night (Feb 2019): What Are We Waiting For?

Catch a screening of this documentary which follows a small French community as it implements renewable policies.

Feb 8-22, 5:30-7:30pm. Doc Club Theater, 52, 60 Charoen Krung Rd. B100.

 


LIVE MUSIC

Jean Sébastien Simonoviez trio live at Foojohn Building

French multi-instrumentalist Jean Sebastien Simonoviez and co. perform at this eclectic French bistro.
Friday, Feb 8, 9pm-midnight. FooJohn Building, 831 Charoen Krung 31, 02-297-0106. B500 minimum spend for reservations, includes free cold cuts and cheese board.
 

Sticky Fingers Live in Bangkok

Australia’s indie/reggae group takes the stage, with support from local reggae band Srirajah Rockers.

Saturday, Feb 9, 7-11:30pm. Moonstar Studio No. 8, 701 Ladprao Soi 80, 02-539-3881. B2,000.

 


MARKET

Happening and Friends: Art Market

Shop over 30 local brands and artists fair booths. There will also be art talks and workshops across the weekend.
Feb 8-11, 4-9pm. Dadfa, Lasalle Soi 33, 096-885-8303. Free.

 


NIGHTLIFE

Michael Jackson Tribute Night!

A whole night of nothing else but tunes from the King of Pop.

Thursday, Feb 7, 9pm. Black Cabin Bar, Wild & Co., 33/1 Soi Farm Wattana, Rama 4 Rd., 061-515-6989. B300-400 includes 1 drink

 

Mustache Bangkok’s Four Year Anniversary

Come celebrate the Belgian restaurant slash techno club’s fourth year with all its resident DJs.

Friday, Feb 8, 9pm-3am. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 064-814-5933. Free before midnight, B250 after.

 

Hand in Hand

A clash of international and local DJs will go underground during Hand in Hand’s first installment of dance music from London’s YUME records owner Michael Yume, local DJs Junesis and Pati Mala, and Hand in Hand’s owner-creator DJ EDiBLE.

Friday, Feb 8, 9:30pm-3am. Safe Room, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117.

 

Saari & Widjojo | BEAM

Enjoy two hours of house and disco hits from Belgian DJs Saari and Widjojo.

Saturday, Feb 9, 1-3am. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. Free.

 

Transport | Trent (ESP Institute, Cocktail D'Amore)

Berlin-based TRENT kicks off an evening of disco, Italo and electric vibes.  

Saturday, Feb 9, 9pm-2am. 12x12, 810/22 Thararom 2 Thonglor, 094-260-4713. B200.

 

Setsuzoku 2019 In Thailand: Shuya Okino (KJM) × Paradise Bangkok

The Japanese culture party returns for its third time in Thailand with special performances from DJ Shuya Okino and a collaboration between DJ Maft Sai and The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band.

Saturday, Feb 9, 8pm-2am. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B1,000.

 

Blast Pool Series #0045 - 3 Year Anniversary

Check out Blast’s third anniversary celebration with techno and house music by the pool.

​​​​​​Saturday, Feb 9, 2-9pm. DoubleTree by Hilton, 18/1 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-649-6666. B400 including 1 drink, B800 including 1-hour free flow.

 


UPCOMING

One: Clash of Legends [Presented by ONE Championship] 

If you are a martial arts fan in any way, shape or form, mark your calendars on Feb 16 for Asia’s biggest mixed martial arts and Muay Thai event—ONE: CLASH OF LEGENDS at Impact Arena. With an emphasis on Thai athletes, the show features four-time Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao battlling for the inaugural ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Title. ONE: CLASH OF LEGENDS will feature 12 bouts starring the best martial artists from around the world, including rising Thai mixed martial arts star Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige.

Feb16. Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani, 082-332-1854.

Tickets are available at Thai Ticket Major

FB: www.fb.com/ONEChampionship