Nightlife Bangkok: Best Gigs & Events on Jan. 4-10, 2024

Nightlife Bangkok: Dub Pistols at Bongs, Plus 9 More Hot Events

Another weekend in Bangkok is upon us and this spells for a jam-packed schedule of concerts and gigs, happy hour and cocktail nights, fresh raves, and club nights you must not miss. We saved you the stress of planning your weekend and week ahead with our rundown of the best nightlife events. 

To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Bangkok to see what’s best in store for nightlife and partying in the city from this Thursday to next Wednesday. 

1. Disco Thursday at Paradise Lost

Disco Thursday Paradise Lost Bangkok
Photo by Facebook/Paradise Lost Bangkok

It's disco time, baby! Get your tush over at neo-tropical rooftop bar Paradise Lost this week for non-stop dancing and music. Its weekly Disco Thursday will turn your regular night into the most unforgettable dance party, so put your disco shoes on and get ready to sip signature cocktails and groove under the glimmering disco ball. Book a table here.

When: 8 PM-12 AM, Jan. 4

Where: Paradise Lost, Above Siam@Siam Design Hotel Bangkok, 865 Rama 1 Road, Wang Mai, Pathumwan

How much: N/A

2. Charlie Jung & Friends Live at Foojohn

Charlie Jung & Friends Live Foojohn jazz club
Photo by Facebook/Foojohn jazz club

Korean jazz and blues guitarist Charlie Jung is heading to Foojohn Jazz Club this Thursday for a one-night dynamic concert! Catch Charlie on the guitar, Krittawit Phattarphan on the bass, and Mr. Sticks on the drums, with a guest appearance by Damon Brown (fluegelhorn). Snacks are also available anytime to keep you fuelled throughout the show. To make a reservation, you may call +66 98 664 9826 between 6 PM and 9 PM.

When: 8 PM onwards, Jan. 4

Where: Foojohn Jazz Club, 831 Charoen Krung 31

How much: Free entry

3. A Night of Deep House With DJ Shakey

DJ Shakey CALM Bangkok
Photo by Facebook/CALM Bangkok - Grill, Garden & Guinguette

For a chill night teeming with deep house music, make a beeline for barbecue restaurant CALM Bangkok this Friday. Groove and jam to DJ Shakey's infectious beats as you enjoy specially crafted cocktails from CALM's skilled bartenders and juicy, mouthwatering barbecued meat from the menu. You can book a table here. For inquiries, call +66 64 197 0432 or email [email protected].

When: 8 PM 'til late, Jan. 5

Where: CALM Bangkok, 231/2 Soi Sukhumvit 31

How much: N/A

4. Gilded Forest Southeast Asia Tour

Gilded Forest Noise House Lat Phrao
Photo by Facebook/Dave Carey

Catch Queyue (vocals and guitar), Dawei (guitar and synths), and Pai Pai (drums), members of Beijing indie rock band Gilded Forest, on their first-ever tour of Southeast Asia. The group is known for their rhythmic folk music and heartfelt rock ballads, with their songs having been listed on The Guardian's Best Songs of 2022. This Friday, don't miss Gilded Forest's performance at Noise House Lat Phrao, joined by Neuter Lover and The Mushy.

When: 8 PM 'til late, Jan. 5

Where: Noise House Lat Phrao, 135, 137 Lat Phrao 101 Road, Khlong Chan, Bang Kapi District

How much: THB300

5. Sun Chasers at W Bangkok

Take in the gorgeous views of Bangkok's city skyline while chilling in the pool at W Bangkok's 206-square-metre outdoor WET pool. Your very own urban oasis in the middle of the city, WET boasts of in-pool LED lights and underwater music for a dazzling ambiance like no other. Unwind from the stress with its weekly Sun Chasers event, which will have you grooving to hot tracks from the club's live DJ, sipping on cocktails, and nibbling on poolside bites. To make a reservation, call +66 2 344 4000 or email [email protected].

When: 12 PM-8 PM, Jan. 6

Where: W Bangkok, 106 N Sathorn Road Silom

How much: N/A

6. BST Saturday Edition

Bangkok Salsa Tuesdays Saturday Edition
Photo by Facebook/Bangkok Salsa Tuesdays

Bangkok Salsa Tuesdays has organised a special Saturday edition, with a kizomba dance workshop followed by a party until midnight. The event will have two dance rooms, namely the Salsa Bachata room and the Bachata Kizomba room, with two hot lineups by Latin-Swiss DJ Bembito and Filipino DJ Reynan. Be apprised that the theme for the event is Image of the Dragon (New Year 2024). See you there!

When: 8 PM onwards, Jan. 6

Where: rumPUREE, Jasmine City Building, Soi Sukhumvit 23, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana

How much: THB300-THB400

7. Siam Sound Syndicate at Cheers Restaurant

Siam Sound Syndicate Cheers Restaurant
Photo by Facebook/Cheers Restaurant & Bar Hua Hin

Cheers Restaurant and Bar invites you this Saturday to a night filled with good vibes and good music! Headbang to great rock jams with the newly formed band Siam Sound Syndicate, featuring John and Tom of Cloud 9, along with Peter Ericsson who's coming all the way from Sweden. Have your fill of Cheers’ newly expanded Thai and European menu, too, which includes khao pad, tom yum goong, pad thai, greasy burgers, pizzas, pasta, steak, and so much more. View the full menu here.

When: 8:30 PM onwards, Jan. 6

Where: Cheers Restaurant & Bar, 6/421 Soi Mae Kep 2, Hua Hin

How much: Prices vary

8. Dub Pistols @ Bongs Jomtien

Dub Pistols Bongs Jomtien
Photo by Facebook/HIGH TIMES

This event at Bongs, featuring the Dub Pistols, is one you'll never forget. Known for their show-stopping performances that meld reggae, hip-hop, dub, and electronic music, Dub Pistols promise a Sunday filled with bass-forward beats and infectious rhythms. Don't miss frontman Barry Ashworth as he leads the show and hypes you up on the dance floor! Get your tickets here.

When: 6 PM 'til late, Jan. 7

Where: Bongs Jomtien, Jomtien Complex, 414/7 Moo 12, Chon Buri

How much: THB300 (early cow), THB500 (at the door)

9. Mexican Mondays with the Crazy Bull Band

Mexican Mondays Father Ted's
Photo by Facebook/Father Teds

Craving for Mexican food along with live music? Father Ted's' Mexican Mondays with the Crazy Bull Band is for you! Be amazed by Mr. Sek, aka Sek Middleso, one of the finest acoustic solo performers in Hua Hin, as he treats you to a blend of laid-back folk music, blues, and classics every Monday while you enjoy a 10% discount on the entire Mexican section of the pub's menu. View the menu here.

When: 7:30 PM onwards, Jan. 8

Where: Father Ted's, 19 Damnernkasem Road, Hua Hin

How much: N/A

10. Happy After Work Drinks: Jazz Speakeasy

After Work Drinks Jazz Speakeasy The Hive Thonglor
Photo by Facebook/The Hive Bangkok

This Happy After Work Drinks: Jazz Speakeasy event by The Hive Thonglor will surely be the highlight of your Friday! In candlelight, savour the smooth and soulful sounds of jazz from a live saxophone player and let yourself be transported to the heyday of speakeasies. Make sure to bring your friends, too, and end your workweek together by toasting special drinks at a discounted price. Get your tickets here!

When: 6 PM-8:30 PM, Jan. 9

Where: The Hive Thonglor, Piman 49, 46/9 Sukhum Vit 49, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana

How much: Free (Hive members), THB150 (general admission)

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