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If Rolling Loud didn’t have enough dancing for you (and you have some money left), Together Festival has 26 acts across two stages for their upcoming 10th anniversary on May 4-5 at the Bitec Convention Center. Tickets here, Bitec Convention Center
You know what day it is, padawans. Callback Comedy Siam will be hosting a standup comedy event on the special day, featuring comedians with new jokes and music by Big Max after the show. B300, Queen Bee
This bar definitely walks on the dark side. This metal live music venue will have day-specific audio and visuals, as well as Star Wars-style shots and they’re encouraging guests to dress in their Jedi best. Free entry, Immortal
Attention all pet lovers, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center will be hosting the Pet Expo Thailand 2023 this weekend, starting on Thursday and running to Sunday. They’ll be featuring products and brands with more than 300 stalls for pet lovers. Free entry, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
The coffee experts at Coffee Academics turn their hand from beans to grapes with a four course wine pairing menu at Gaysorn Tower starting at 6pm. Book here, Coffee Academics
Mustache is putting on a farewell for DJs Pablo Vas and Pupa. On the night, they’ll be joined by Mac Rattana for their “sayonara'' event for these two nightlife mainstays who will be leaving Thailand. B400, Mustache Bangkok.
It’s the first week of May, and for cheese lovers that means it’s time for the May edition of Cheese at So Bangkok, a smorgasbord of cheeses from around the world served with wine and a view in a plush hotel. Go hungry. B850 for unlimited cheese / B1,273 for cheese and freeflow wine, So Bangkok
There’s a lobster per person at this weekend buffet running Friday and Saturday starting late at 6pm at Viu Restaurant, an all-you-can-eat dinner of a la carte dishes prepared to order, including seafood, striploin, cold cuts and cheeses, and a selection of desserts. B2,500, St. Regis Bangkok
Do you like watching sweaty men in ridiculous outfits shout abuse at each other and then get in fights? Well, take a break from Soi 4 and head down to Arcadia Barcade in Phra Khanong this weekend as they host eight fighters for three matches of pinfalls, submissions, and professional wrestling drama. Tickets here, Arcadia Barcade
With around a dozen on deck, Thonglor’s favorite live music dive is bringing the first Triple Edge tour with a Bangkok live music party like no other. B150, Speakerbox
This beloved brunch spot will be serving up their new “Granny's Brunch,” starting at 11:30am, featuring childhood favorites—alongside things you didn’t have as kids like adult beverages and DJ Cello. In the courtyard you’ll find a few shopping options for candles, herbs, and artisanal crafts. Free entry, Gigi Dining Hall
The quietly cool Rice Paddy is featuring quizzes by MC Winnan, and first prize will win you B1,000 and second gets a mystery prize. The first question is asked at 8pm. More info here, Rice Paddy
American progressive metal band Dream Theater will bring their “Top of The World” tour to Bangkok this Sunday (May 7) at MGI Hall, Show DC. The band was formed in 1985 under the name Majesty before they eventually became Dream Theater. Over the course of various lineup changes, John Petrucci and John Myung—two of the three of original founders—have been the only two constant members. Tickets here, MGI Hall
The Food Trust Chiang Mai from chefs Paolo Vitaletti, Dylan Jones, Bo Songvisava, and Andy Ricker will be coming to Peppino on Sukhumvit Soi 33 this Sunday night, for a unique collaboration for those who always wondered what Hung Lae pizza would taste like. Look forward to Food Trust Chiang Mai cocktails such as the Flower Market with pink guava, gin, mint. On Monday, the collaboration will move to Err. Book via Line at @peppina33 or 02-119-7677, Peppina.
This is it. It seems like the Sunday Gay Night had only just returned and now we’re celebrating its finale. After 10 years, the night of music, drag, and drinks calls it quits—for now. Booking here, Maggie Choo’s
The British Invasion is happening again at this grungy live music bar off Ratchathewi BTS. Five bands will hit the stage playing hits from everyone from Oasis to Sex Pistols and from the Clash to the Cure. Book here, Rock Pub