Shop till you drop at Noise Market, feel the high at Thailand 420 or cruise down the river to reggae beats.

NIGHTLIFE

Kanong Krung Discotheque

Party to Thai retro tunes from the '70s-'90s with classic disco, funk, rock 'n' roll, cha cha cha and looktung disco beats.

Friday, Apr 19, 9pm. Studio Lam, 3/1 Sukhumvit 51, 02-261-6661. B200.

SpiRituals IV

Soulful boogie grooves all night with DJs Alex Imix and Rocco Universal.

Friday, Apr 19, 10pm. Safe Room, 2/F, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B200.

Sonder ft Miss Foster, Linus and Neil Thorpe

Dance all night to everything from house and techno to afro beats, with a free bar from 9-10pm and 50-percent off all drinks until 11pm.

Friday, Apr 19, 9pm. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 064-814-5933. Free before 11pm; B300 after, includes one drink.

TOKiMONSTA

Following a 2019 Grammy nomination for her album Lune Rouge, the LA-based DJ-slash-producer, Jennifer Lee, will fill the dancefloor of our favorite club with electronica.

Saturday, Apr 20, 9pm. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. B300-500 via Ticketmelon.

 

This is Jamaica 86' ft Tippa Irie

South London reggae legend Tippa Irie leads a night of '80s reggae and dancehall with support from U-KEY (JP ) and Olbi Iyah (UK).

Saturday, Apr 20, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B300-400.

Born This Way (LGBT Sundays)

The new weekly Sunday gay night at Sukhumvit’s go-to club.

Sunday, Apr 21, 9pm. Sukhumvit Soi 45, 063-225-1331. Free.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Jam Rock

Six Bangkok-based talents perform live covers of Nirvana, Limp Bizkit, RATM, Foo Fighters and Stone Temple Pilots.

Friday, Apr 19, 7pm. Jam, Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. B150 including one drink.

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute Night

Sing along to nothing but Red Hot Chili Peppers’ hottest classics performed by Bangkok talents.

Friday, Apr 19, 7pm. The Rock Pub, Phaya Thai Rd., 099-191-5666. B300 including one drink.

Future Sound Of Bangkok "Prik Nam Plar Beat Vol.04"

Six bands, including four from Japan, perform live electronic music with synthesizers and instruments.

Saturday, Apr 20, 9pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B200.

Pre Jazz Day / Frame-Pheerad Quartet

Get in the mood for International Jazz Day with this pre-party.

Sunday, Apr 21, 12-3pm. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17, 089-152-2677. Free.

 

Sunset Vibes #11 - Tippa Irie Inna Bangkok

If you can't make it to Studio Lam on Saturday, catch reggae legend Tippa Irie at this Vibe Soundsystem boat party along the Chao Phraya.

Sunday Apr 21, 3-8pm. Sabai Cruise, Rat Burana Soi 23. From B742 on eventbrite, includes one drink.

 

COMEDY

Tom Green

As part of Magners International Comedy Festival, Hollywood actor and comedian Tom Green will be making his Asia debut, with support from British comedian Stephen K. Amos.

Apr 20, 8:30pm. Lancaster Bangkok, 1777 New Petchburi Rd., 02-262-8000. B1,500 GA/ B2,200 VIP via Ticketflap.

 

FESTIVAL

Thailand 420

In the wake of Thailand’s medical cannabis legalization, celebrate the biggest day of the year for smokers when Highland will be throwing their fifth annual event, this year offering free entry.

Apr 20, 2pm. Kingdom of Art and Music, Rom Klao Rd., 093-635-2939. Free.

 

ART

Snapperella

Bringing back memories of Bangkok’s legendary late-'90s Q Bar, former owner David Jacobson exhibits photos taken of girls partying at the nightclub.  

Friday, Apr 19, 7pm. Smalls, 186/3 Suan Phlu Soi 1, 095-736-2804. Free.

No history in a room filled with people with funny names 5

A multimedia and video installation by Korakrit Arunanondchai and Alex Gvojic, with boychild, using archive of their live performances and the Tham Luang cave recue as jumping points to explore the convergence of local and international culture.

Apr 20-May 19, 5pm. Bangkok CityCity Gallery, 13/3 Sathorn Soi 1, 083-087-2725. Free.

 

Animistic Apparatus: Screening

A moving image exhibition exploring the coexistence of humans and spirits, with artists' talks and discussions.

Sunday, Apr 21, 11am-5pm. Alliance Francaise Bangkok, 179 Wireless Rd., 02-670-4200. Free.

 

SCREENINGS

Filmvirus Vs Doc Club 03: You May Say, I'm a Dreamer

A screening of three Thai short films, telling stories of Thailand's migrant students from the Myanmar border states (Opportunity Costs: Diary of the Wild Birds); the dreams of old people and fishermen (Dream); and the Khlong Toey youth (My Echo, My Shadow and Me).

Saturday, Apr 20, 6pm. Doc Club Theater, Charoenkrung Soi 30. B100.

Travelling Waves

The Singapore International Film Festival tours Southeast Asia, showcasing independent works by young, upcoming Asian filmmakers.

Saturday, Apr 20, 4pm. Bangkok Screening Room, Saladaeng Soi 1, 094-125-9906. B200 via bit.ly/2UJeWHV

 

MARKETS

Noise Market 8

The music-focused indie flea market returns for its eighth edition with a zero-waste theme. Expect arts, crafts, clothing, accessories, food and more.

Museum Siam, 4 Sanam Chai Rd., 02-225-2777

 

The Summer Pleaser: Arts and Design Market by STH

Spend the weekend shopping for cute art and craft products handmade by Thai artists.

Apr 18-21, 10am-10pm. Emquartier, Sukhumvit Rd., 02-269-1000. Free.