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Top Choice Live Music in Northern Bangkok

Parking Toys

One of Bangkok’s best venues for live music, Parking Toys hosts an eclectic revolving cast of fun bands ranging in genre from rockabilly to electro-funk jam acts.
Top Choice Spectator Sport in Thewet & Dusit

Rajadamnern Stadium

Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok’s oldest and most venerable venue for moo·ay tai (Thai boxing; also spelt muay Thai), hosts matches on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6.30pm to around 11pm, and Sunday at 3pm and 6.…
Top Choice Live Music in Thanon Sukhumvit

The Living Room

Don’t let looks deceive you: every night this bland hotel lounge transforms into the city’s best venue for live jazz. True to the name, there’s comfy, sofa-based seating, all of it within earshot of the music. Enqui…
Top Choice Live Music in Banglamphu

Brick Bar

This basement pub, one of our favourite destinations in Bangkok for live music, hosts a nightly revolving cast of bands for an almost exclusively Thai crowd – many of whom will end the night dancing on the tables. B…
Top Choice Cabaret in Ko Tao

Queen's Cabaret

Every night is different at this intimate bar where acts range from your standard sparkling Abba to steamy topless croons. If you're male, note you may get 'dragged' into the performance if you're sitting near the f…
Top Choice Cinema in Ko Pha-Ngan

Moonlight Cinema

Set in a seductive garden/jungle setting, this cosy cinema – the only one on the island – has a huge screen, great smoothies, a bar, fantastic vegan food and some excellent films (with headphones provided). It's fun…
Live Music in Thanon Sukhumvit

Lam Sing

Even Ziggy Stardust–era David Bowie has nothing on this dark, decadent, rhinestone-encrusted den, one of Bangkok's best venues for mŏr lam and lôok tûng, music with roots in Thailand's rural northeast. Come for rauc…
Cinema in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploen Chit & Ratchathewi

Paragon Cineplex

In addition to Thailand’s largest IMAX screen, Paragon Cineplex's options include the Blue Ribbon Screen, a cinema with a maximum of 72 seats, where you’re plied with pillows, blankets, complimentary snacks and drin…
Spectator Sport in Northern Bangkok

Lumpinee Boxing Stadium

The other of Bangkok's two premier Thai boxing rings is located in a modern venue far north of town. Matches occur on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6.30pm to 11pm, and on Saturdays from 2pm to 8.30pm.
Live Music in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploen Chit & Ratchathewi

Saxophone Pub & Restaurant

After 30 years, Saxophone remains Bangkok’s premier live-music venue – a dark, intimate space where you can pull up a chair just a few metres away from the band and see their every bead of sweat. If you prefer some …