Ongoing events in Bangkok
Keep your eyes peeled for our biggest event of this year! This November—16-25 Nov, to be precise—Time Out Bangkok, with support from partners like Tourism Authority of Thailand, BMA, TCDC, Federbräu and OPPO, will kick off Awakening Bangkok, a glorious spectacle that will light up in the historic Charoenkrung quarter, illuminating the district’s most iconic attractions—from Grand Postal Building and Prince Theater to O.P. Place and Warehouse 30—with state-of-the-art lighting installations. Watch this space for more details.
Local promoter The Very Company has just announced its first Very Live with a double-act concert featuring indie-pop singers Boy Pablo and Phum Viphurit. This is going to be Boy Pablo's first concert and Phum's first ever full show in Bangkok. Fans, get ready! Tickets start from B1,500/early bird and B1,800/regular, and will go on sale on 14 Jul at 10:00am here.
Siwilai Tour series is back with The Celebration of Molam Sound Presented by Johnnie Walker, featuring two days of music by local talents and world class DJs. Expect to see live performances from Four Tet and DJ NU-MARK, and enjoy Molam sounds from Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Toomturn Molam Group, Kwanjit Sriprachan, and National Artist and legendary Molam artist Angkhnang Khunchai.
Canadian singer/songwriter Abel Tesfaye, who's better known by his stage name The Weeknd, has just announced on his official Instagram account that he is having an Asia Tour before the end of this year with a stop in Bangkok on 2 Dec at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani. Debuted with critically acclaimed mixtapes on Youtube in 2010, The Weeknd became an international sensation after he released his first compilation album with Republic Records in 2012. His first studio album Kiss Land, produced under his own record label XO, was launched in 2013 and earned him an international stardom. The Weeknd won his first Grammy award in 2015 from his second studio album Beauty Behind the Madness. His second Grammy came in 2016 when he won the Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist award. Prepare to groove to his megahits from his three studio albums, such as "Earned It," "I Feel It Coming," "Call Out My Name," "The Hills," "Can't Feel My Face," "Starboy," and many more. The concert will be held in Bangkok on 2 Dec at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani. The Weeknd in... ASIA ! A post shared by The Weeknd (@theweeknd) on Aug 13, 2018 at 5:18pm PDT
E-san Music Festival or E-San Kiew is returning for the seven edition with two days of music, art, camping, and fun. Expect live performances from Thai and international artists, parades, dances and fire shows.
Spearheaded by hip dance club BEAM and uber-cool lifestyle complex 72 Courtyard, BEAMFEST is a three-day event on one weekend in November, promising delicious food, exciting fashion collaborations and the sickest music talents from around the globe. Enjoy performances from headlining artist like Hot Since 82 (Nov 16), Busy P (Nov 17), and Madeintyo (Nov 18.) There are also collaborative showcases by Studio Lam Pres. “More Lam Terrace,” and Blaq Lyte Pres. “Auntys Haus." Local and internatonal DJs taking part in the event Praewapower, Sarayu, Wildealer, Mixtape Manifesto, Pattyyourvillain, Ralph.wav, Maft Sai, Deejay B, Jahjaboyz, Noxro, Realplayett, Yeti Out x Timetable Records, Dan Buri, and Sunju Hargun. BEAMFEST also has something for the food-obsessed as it features the real highlights that are collaboraitons of coolest eateries starting from Appia Pres. “A Night on the Amalfi Coast” by Paolo Vitaletti & Jarrett Wrisley on Nov 16, Rau Ram & Sawbwa Coffee Co Pres. “Yangon' Wild” ft. Kevin Ching & DJ YU KT on Nov 17, and Meat & Bones Pres. “A Night of Smoke” on Nov 18.
Thai controversial cartoonist Khai Maew is having their first ever exhibition in Bangkok. It will showcase satirical and critical pieces in dark comedy tone about society, culture, and politics.
Tropic City joins forces with Late Night Bangkok for a collaborative event called Disco Diaries - - Sunday Social. The bar will be transformed to a party paradise for you, partygoers. Starting from the early afternoon till night, you will get to eat delicious food from Charoenkrung’s hip venues like 80/20bkk, Little Market, Soc'Mel, and Giri Srirangam Vegan Food; try cool drinks from Tropic City; and dance to tunes curated by Late Night Bangkok.
The fauxhemian music festival is making a comeback in December. This year’s headliners include Bobby Pleasure, Costly Wood, Craig Richards, Felix Dickinson and Tishio Matsuura. Chill in different zones, and indulge in food from pop-ups by some of Bangkok’s most popular eateries.
MAYA Music Festival is making a return with more artist names and a special location this year. The 2-day festival will feature AKB48 full team show for the first time ever in Bangkok; international DJs such as Alesso, Major Lazer, and Galantis; pop singers Oh Wonder; Kpop idols from S.M. Entertainment, and more. You can read more about the event here.