Nightlife BKK: Nicole Live in Bangkok, Plus 9 More
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Nightlife BKK: Nicole Live in Bangkok, 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. Glastonburi 2023

Rock is very much alive, and we urge you to tune into the hits of legendary bands like The Smiths, Joy Division, The Cure, Radiohead, The Beatles, Oasis, The Strokes, and more at Glastonburi 2023 happening this Friday. The special night will comprise four bands, namely The Chocolate Cosmos, Counting Duck, The Black Yard, and Morning Chemistry, that will perform the hits of the abovementioned music legends for more than five hours. This event is only open for rockers 20 years old and over!

When: 7 PM onwards, Sept. 8

Where: The Rock Pub - Bangkok's House of Rock, 93 Payathai Road

How much: Starts at THB350

2. The Rock & Stone Show

The Rock & Stone Show Bangkok
Photo by Facebook/Fatty's Bar & Diner

If you're up for some local music, check out this gig at Fatty's Bar & Diner, featuring 15 Strange Seconds and Spitting Dicks, as well as a special guest! The former is an alternative rock band based in Bangkok, whereas the latter is a stoner-heavy rock trio known for its psychedelic jams. See you there!

When: 9 PM onwards, Sept. 8

Where: Fatty's Bar & Diner, 598/66 Asoke-Din Daeng Road

How much: Free show

3. Final Frontier With Dan Lo

Don't miss Dan Lo, who hails from The Observatory in Ho Chi Minh City, as he takes over Bangkok this coming weekend with head-pounding electronic music. Lo will be joined by New Normal BKK resident DJs Tristan Kino and DZ, with visuals courtesy of Human Spectrum. Make sure to wear your dancing shoes! Get tickets here.

When: 9 PM onwards, Sept. 8

Where: Never Normal BKK, 35 37 Lat Phrao 18 Alley, Lane 10, Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok

How much: THB400

4. Passakorn (MINT) Morasilpin Quartet

Passakorn Mint Morasilpin
Photo by Facebook/Smalls

For your regular dose of jazz, make a beeline for Smalls to catch the Passakorn Morasilpin Quartet! It is comprised of Mint Passakorn (saxophone), Tonnam Warit (keyboard), Unda Alunda (guitar), and TJ Trinidad (drums), who are known for being among the most skilled musicians in Thailand. Catch this special night with your friends and jam to good music while chowing on pizza, wings, and bahn mi sandwiches!

When: 9 PM onwards, Sept. 8

Where: Smalls, 186/3 Suan Phlu Soi 1

How much: THB300

5. 'Aida' by Helikon Opera

Aida Helikon Opera
Photo by Facebook/Bangkok's International Festival of Dance & Music

For a unique type of concert on Saturday night, catch "Aida" by the Russian Helikon Opera! Organised by Bangkok's International Festival of Dance & Music, the opera will comprise four acts that will last an hour and 20 minutes and an hour and 10 minutes, respectively, with a 20-minute intermission in the middle. There will be English and Thai subtitles throughout the show. "Aida" is a masterpiece created by the late composer Giuseppe Verdi and tells the story of love amid fire, war, and betrayal. Get tickets here.

When: 7 PM, Sept. 9

Where: Thai Cultural Centre, 14 Thiam Ruam Mit Road, Huai Khwang

How much: Starts at THB1,800

6. Patty's 40 / So What?!

Patty's 40 So WHat?! Party
Photo by Facebook/Le Café des Stagiaires - Bangkok

So What?! is back for a second time this Saturday and will see Retox Sessions' resident DJ Skinny Mark team up with Jazzie C at Le Studio des Stagiaires for an electrifying party. Look out for special guest NK Chan, who hails from the house music scene of Japan in Sapporo, and bear witness to his vibrant mixes that go hard.

When: 9 PM onwards, Sept. 9

Where: Le Café des Stagiaires, 142/21 Sathon Soi 12, Silom, Bang Rak

How much: THB200

7. Grammy X RS: 2K Celebration Concert 

Grammy X RS 2K Celebration Concert
Photo by Facebook/Grammy RS Concerts

Feeling like throwing back to the early aughts? This concert is perfect for you. Presented by Thai Life Insurance, the Grammy X RS: 2K Celebration Concert will see the performances of some of the greatest, generation-defining hits of the late '90s to the early 2000s from various artists. Catch Katriya English, Yaya Ying, China Dolls, Bazoo, Navin Tar, Mome Napatsorn, ZAZA, and so much more as you celebrate the golden age of pop music! Get your tickets here.

When: 6 PM onwards, Sept. 9-10

Where: IMPACT Arena, Popular Road, Ban Mai, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi

How much: Starts at THB2,000

8. Blueprint Livehouse: Sunlotus + Telever + Svalblue

Catch three bands in one at this event by Blueprint Livehouse this Sunday! Prepare to rock with dreamy, shoegaze Indonesian band Sunlotus, as well as local three-member male band Telever of Brand New Me Records, and local band Svalblue for a night to remember. This event has no age restrictions and is open to all. Tickets are limited to only 240 attendees, so get yours here.

When: Sept. 10

Where: Blueprint Livehouse, 2/F, Flow House BKK, A Square

How much: THB300

9. A Hip-Hop Jam: Koalition Supreme + Pableroy + C.Stilen.One + Gate Bankai

Lovers of hip-hop culture and music should not miss this hip-hop jam at JAM! Catch Cambodian hip-hop collective Koalition Supreme's powerful beats and profound lyrics for a moving experience; Miami-native Pableroy as he raps the night away; Danish beatmaker and legendary emcee C.Stilen.One for his flows, bars, and beats; and Gate Bankai for his experimental, genre-defying improvs.

When: 8 PM onwards, Sept. 10

Where: JAM, 41 Soi Rong Nam Khaeng (Charoen Rat Soi 1), Sathorn - Surasak BTS Exit 2

How much: THB200

10. NIKI Live in Bangkok

Indonesian artist NIKI, also known as Nicole Zefanya, is taking over Bangkok next Monday! This is NIKI's first-ever full-scale concert in Thailand, although she has generated buzz since 2018 for her EP "Zephyr." She was also one of the artists responsible for the soundtrack of "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: The Album" for Marvel. Unfortunately, tickets to the event are already sold out, but for inquiries, you may contact the organizer, The Very Company, at [email protected].

When: 8:30 PM, Sept. 11

Where: BCC Hall, Central Ladprao, 1693 Phaholyothin Road, Chatuchak

How much: THB2,600 

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