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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.
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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…
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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…
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…
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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 …
Live Music in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

Bamboo Bar

After more than 60 years of service, the Mandarin Oriental's Bamboo Bar remains one of the city's premier locales for live jazz. Guest vocalists are flown in from across the globe – check the website to see who's in…
Live Music in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

Tawandang German Brewery

It’s Oktoberfest all year round at this hangar-sized music hall. The Thai-German food is tasty, the house-made brews are entirely potable, and the nightly stage shows make singing along a necessity. Music starts at …
Live Music in Thanon Sukhumvit

Parking Toys' Watt

Resembling a Moroccan souk stuffed with kitschy Thai furniture, this is one of Bangkok's quirkier options for a night of live music. And like its mother venue, Parking Toys, it's also a great place to eat; don't mis…
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This small wooden house packs in a lively line-up of local talent. It has that beach-shack vibe beloved by travellers everywhere and a popular pool table – though we recommend against challenging the multiple-trophy…
Live Music in Banglamphu

Ad Here the 13th

This closet-sized blues bar is everything a neighbourhood joint should be: lots of regulars, cold beer and heart-warming tunes delivered by a masterful house band (starting at 10pm). Everyone knows each other, so do…