Start the long weekend extra-early with an '80s party at Black Cabin before launching into more live music from Lany to Daniel Caesar.

NIGHTLIFE

Dance Back to the 80s

Throw on your best neon get-up and start your weekend extra early with synth-pop beats from live musicians at this mid-week '80s party, plus an after party led by the eclectic DJ Jedi.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 9:30pm. Black Cabin, 33/1 Soi Farmwattana, 098-425-4959. B200 in advance via Line @blackcabinbar or B300 at door (includes one drink).

Bombyx Stories Rides Again!

Join this friendly story-telling night at Surasak’s hidden dive bar, when ordinary people tell extraordinary stories.

Friday, Jul 26, 8pm. Jam, Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. Free.

Danger: Yadin Moha, Intriguant & Outfit

Spend your Friday night dancing to hot electronic beats provided by upcoming local talents.

Friday, Jul 26, 10pm. Safe Room, 2/F, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B300, includes one drink.

SONDER - NEON Edition ft. Juany Bravo, B Everitt & P Reed

Showcasing the finest local and international DJs, playing everything from underground house and techno to Afro beats. Free bar from 9-10pm.

Friday, Jul 26, 9pm. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 081-844-7080. Free before 11pm, B300 after, includes one drink.

Giant Swing

Enter the world of disco, house, techno dubstep and more with live music and DJs NK Chan and Hidemasa Mitsui.

Saturday, Jul 27, 9pm. 12 x 12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713. B200.

SO Pool Party

What better way to beat the heat this summer than dancing by the pool?

Saturday, Jul 27, 1pm. The Water Club, 10/F, So Sofitel Bangkok, 2 North Sathorn Rd., 02-624-0000. B600, includes one drink.

Wu-john: Wu Tang Clan 25th anniversary celebration

Celebrate 25 years of one of the world’s most renowned rap collectives with hip-hop beats and special screening of Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men EP1 at 6pm.

Sunday, Jul 28, 6pm. FooJohn Building, 831 Charoenkrung Soi 31, 02-297-0106. Free.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Westlife

The Irish boy band celebrates 20 years of hits like “Fool Again” and “My Love” with a live concert in Bangkok.

Wednesday, Jul 24. Impact Arena. B2,500 at www.thaiticketmajor.com.

Daniel Caesar

The 23-year-old who won the 2019 Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance for his hit “Best Part” feat. H.E.R. performs live in Bangkok for the first time ever. 

Thursday, Jul 25, 7pm. Thunder Dome, Muang Thong Thani, 02-833-5252. Tickets are B2,600 via Ticketmelon.

 

Whitehorse Live EP 1

One of Bangkok’s most loved live music venues is back at its new home, presenting a live show by Muy Stang, WHATFALSE and Taitosmith.

Saturday, Jul 27, 10pm. Speakerbox, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). B350.

Thailand FAST FEST 2019

A 10-hour music festival showcasing fast melodic heavy rock music from 12 local bands and four from across Southeast Asia.

Saturday, Jul 27, 2pm. Brownstone, 1395 Sukhumvit Soi 77, 085-483-7675. B300-400.

 

Million Wind Philharmonic plays Moussorgsky

Live symphony orchestra performance with special guest conductor from Hong Kong, Victor Tam.

Saturday, Jul 27, 5pm. Thailand Cultural Centre, 14 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd., 02-247-0013. Free.

Lany

The California natives who launched their career anonymously via Soundcloud are back to Bangkok for the third time in as many years. Fans of Lany can expect debut album favorites like “ILYSB”, “Good Girls,” “13” and “Super Far.”

Jul 29-30, 7pm. GMM Live House, 8/F, CentralWorld, 999/9 Rama I Rd., 02-640-7000. From B1,800 at Ticketmajor. Sold out!


 

ART

The Smell in The Air After The Firecracker Has Gone Off

A photography exhibition exploring neglected spaces, forgotten images and the passage of time. Through Aug 31.

Saturday, Jul 27, 7pm. Gallery VER, Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Soi 22, 089-988-5890. Free.

 

WIRE

An interactive art installation combining sound installation and audience participation.

Jul 27-28, 6pm. River City Bangkok, Charoenkrung Soi 24, 02-237-0077. Free.

One breath at a time

German artist Priya C. Link showcases her calming, abstract landscapes and life drawings inspired by Chinese calligraphy.

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

 

OTHER

Over the Rainbow

A sale of everything artsy, crafty and handmade under a rainbow theme.

Jul 27-28, 11am. 10House, 44 Vibhavadi Rangsit Soi 16, 089-465-6915. Free.

 

IconSiam Candle Lighting Ceremony for His Majesty The King

Celebrate King Maha Vajiralongkorn's birthday at IconSiam with a candle lighting ceremony and an impressive musical fountain show by the river.

Sunday, Jul 28, 4:30pm. River Park, IconSiam, 299 Charoen Nakorn Soi 5, 02-494-7080. Free.