Top events in Bangkok this month
Young crooner and heartthrob Charlie Puth is coming back to Bangkok for his Voicenotes tour this October. Since making his debut in 2015, Puth has proven himself with a series of commercially successful hitmakers, from “One Call Away” to “Marvin Gaye” to “We Don’t Talk Anymore.” The award-winning artist named his second album and the world tour Voicenotes after an iPhone app that he regularly uses to note down his ideas. His last gig in Bangkok was spectacular; don’t miss your chance to see him live again—or for the first time.
British singer/songwriter Sam Smith has just announced on his official Facebook page he's bringing The Thrill of It All to Asia later this year with a stop in Bangkok on 28 Oct at Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani. The 25-year-old single rose to fame from two hit singles in 2012—"Latch" collaborated with Disclosure and "La La La" featuring with Naughty Boy. Expect to sing along (and be moved by) his greatest hits such as "Lay Me Down," "Stay With Me" and "Writing's on the Wall" and "Too Good at Goodbyes."
Singaporean-born, Norwegian superstar DJ Kygo has just announced on his Facebook Page he is bringing his Kids In Love tour to Bangkok this October. Having Avicii as an inspirational icon, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll—better known with his stage name Kygo—kicked off his music career in 2013. In 2014, he released "Firestone" (feat. Conrad Sewell), which became his first major breakthrough and made him being recognized as one of the biggest rising stars in the global music scene. The Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician, and songwriter is also considered as one of the music talents that has made Tropical House genre trending.
There’s nothing more “frightening” than when the city’s LGBTfriendly party crew Trasher hosts a Halloween gig. Dance to megahits from your favorite artists like Beyonce, Rihanna, Britney Spears, Ariana Grande, Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and more. This year, unleash your dark side and dress up as your favorite villain.
BEC Tero just announced that the hottest R&B singer Khalid is coming to Bangkok as a part of his American Teen Tour. The American singer/songwriter released his first single "Location" in 2016 and gain a huge international fan base. Then, he launched his debut album American Teen in 2017, and in 2018, he's being nominated for Grammy Awards. Tracks you should be listening to before going to see him are "Young, Dumb & Broke," "Location," "Saved, "Coaster," and "American Teen." With his unique voice mixed with mellow melody, you'll fall in love with him. The concert will be held on 31 Oct at GMM Live House. Tickets start from B1,500 and B2,500/early bird for Singha Music and Live Nation BEC-TERO members, B1,800 and B2,800/regular, and B2,000 and B3,000/door price; and will go on sale from 17 Aug. Get yours at www.thaiticketmajor.com.
Celebrated painter Natee Utarit captures the beauty of the Fontainebleau forest in France with a series of painting depicting oak trunks. This exhibit pays respect to the style of Theodore Rousseau, a leader of the Barbizon school of painting.
A joint exhibition by five artists— Chayanin Kwangkaew, Janwit Chaisee, Krongkwan Boonaumpol, Patdanu Temeekul, Saraporn Moonjak—and art studio Yaipoeng & Naipran presents sociological perspectives through bold nonrealistic paintings.
The Commons is hosting a party to celebrate Halloween with tons of fun activities, delicious food and drink. Enjoy trick or treating and a scavenger hunt, workshops, special dance performance, a costume contest, 10-hour DJ marathon, food from vendors, and more.
Many Rivers is a solo photography exhibition of artist Bruce Gundersen that explores the belief of psychic creatures in Southeast Asia countries like Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. Bruce Gundersen: “My work is a contemporary approach to an ancient codified language of gesture and storytelling, presenting complex visual ambiguities, perceptually bridging painting and photography.”
To commemorate the month of the passing of King Bhumibol, Leica Gallery Bangkok exhibits black-and-white photographs taken during the funeral of the beloved monarch by three of the brand’s three Bangkokbased brand ambassadors— Peerapat Wimolrungkarat, Chut Janthachotibutr, Tul Hirunyalawan.