Want to go out this weekend but not sure where to go? Whether it’s a jazz night, an outdoor movie screenings, a bluegrass session, or a political art fair, we’ve got you covered.
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Thursday to Saturday 7 July – 9 July
Two outdoor venues will screen six films on Thursday and over the weekend. Check the schedule.
7 p.m., July 7 – July 9. Free admission. Lan Khun Mueang Square (Phra Nakhon District) and True Digital Park (Near BTS Punnawithi)
Thursday 7 July
We don’t quite know what to expect from Soi Sukhumvit 14’s “lonely gangsta bar”, but this week is the time to find out. Thursday is the grand opening of the abandoned mansion, where jazz singer Khun Benni Pishbuni offers a show and a free glass of champagne to all guests.
5 PM, July 7, Abandoned Palace, The Coach Hotel Sukhumvit 14. Free entry.
Everyone’s favorite drinking hole, Independence Bar, brings in bartenders from Bar Reka in Kuala Lumpur.
7 p.m., July 7. Independence Bar. free entry.
Pop into Charcoal Tandoor Grill for Thursday tunes from Shivraj and Anjali and food from one of Nana’s favorite Indian restaurants.
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., July 7. Charcoal Tandoor Grill. free entry.
Of course there’s jazz at Smalls. This time it is an inspiring experimental jazz fusion.
8:30 p.m., July 7. Smalls. Admission 300 THB.
Friday July 8
Join Koh Lab, Rui Tang, and Jarmai for groups at what is fast becoming one of Bangkok’s favorite parties in the Lat Phrao district.
9 p.m., July 8. Tickets 200 THB.
Jam kicked off its opening weekend with reggae and hip-hop shows like Bangsue Electrix, Bang Your Head Crew, Jahlernjit, U-Key and Kota Taki
8 p.m. – late, July 8. Tickets 250 THB.
For all your metal nerds out there, check out the Metalica, Slayer, and Pantera ringtones off BTS Ratchathewi.
7 p.m., July 8. The rock pub. Tickets 300 THB when buying online and 350 THB at the door.
Mustache Bangkok has been back in good shape for a while now, so check out UFO on Friday starting at.
9 p.m., July 8. Mustache Bangkok. Tickets 300 THB.
Explore the other world-class artworks of DoctorJink (Chatarach Sridumrongruk) in Ekkamai for the inaugural exhibition of a display that looks at the galaxy and the creatures in it.
1 p.m. – 8 p.m., July 8 – July 22. Rose.cos, 3rd and 4th floors at Parks Avenue Ekamai (Soi Sukhumvit 63)
Saturday 9th July
KickFlip Records is teaming up with Speaker Box for a night of skater punks and alternative rock from five bands, including Hut Boy, Molon, Forbidden Leaf, Conductor and Silly Machine Band.
7 p.m. – late, July 9. Loudspeaker. Tickets 200 THB when purchased online and 250 THB at the door.
Start Saturday early with El Mercado’s summer French market, featuring fruits and vegetables for the Francophile lover in you.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m., July 9. El Mercado (all locations). free entry.
Your neighborhood friendly organic food vendor is coming to Yen Akat. Enjoy good groceries and support local farmers.
1:30 p.m., July 9, Thana Court, Suyen Akat 2. Free entry.
Hop to the Political Gallery Fair for a solo exhibition opened July 9 by Wantanee Siripattananuntakul, a reflection on economics and taxation.
6 p.m., July 9. Gallery Ver. free entry.
Hello neighbours. Visit Mike Allin’s music group with Freaking Out the Neighborhood for smooth, moody beats.
8 p.m., July 9. free entry.
Loyal bluegrass lovers, anyone? The rooftop will host a picnic and casual session for some good Bluegrass tunes. Music lovers can listen or join in, just make sure to bring their own instrument!
4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., July 9. Townhall M, 6th floor of True Digital Park. free entry.
Sunday 10 July
The Neilson Hays bookstore is putting an hour of classical music by the Pro Musica Trio in their garden.
9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., July 10. Nelson Hayes Library. Tickets are 900 THB.
Sunday Club Abritivo. If you fancy a little Sunday dinner at Sukhumvit, Gigi offers free-flowing brunch and Italian meals.
5 p.m. – 8 p.m., July 10. Gigi’s Bar and Dining Hall. Admission is THB 1200.
Slow things down with a little music on Sunday Night with Sarnies Night Live composed by American singer-songwriter Khila Trusdale.
7:30 – 9:30, July 10. Sarnees Bangkok. free entry.