Not Canceled! There’s still plenty to do this March in Bangkok

Photo: Kolour / FB
Photo: Kolour / FB

MotoGP. Business conferences. Green Day. Events have been dropping like flies under mounting anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus, which claimed its first Thai life Saturday.

Bangkok’s entertainment circles are feeling a lot of hurt. But those not buying into the apocalyptic fever and looking for life to go on will be happy to know: the show must go on. Some of them, at least (for now).

Instead of listing everything that’s been canceled, Coconuts Bangkok has pulled together information on which events are still going forward to check out all this month. We’ll update the list as more newsworthy events are announced. 

Kolour in the Park

March 7, Thai Wake Park

The outdoor music dance festival returns to Thai Wake Park with three stages, food, drinks, art installations, water sports and many more. Tickets are available online

JamCity by Jameson x Have You Heard? (Canceled!)

March 28, Sermsuk Warehouse

After co-hosting the epic Maho Rasop Music Festival late last year, gig promoter Have You Heard? is trying something new by bringing a promising music lineup to a pop-up market next to the Chao Phraya River. The lineup includes Irish rapper Rejjie Snow and Chicago-based indie band Whitney. More information.

Non Non Non Queer Rave 

March 6, Safe Room

Photo: Go Grrrls / FB
Photo: Go Grrrls / FB

Queer dance collective Non Non Non this week will run an LGBT-friendly party which features dance music genres from electro and techno to noise and breakbeat. Spinning on the deck are DJ Mae Happyair, Wanton Witch and Salem Rachid.

Fem Film Festival

March 6-8, Bangkok Screening Room

‘Daisies’
‘Daisies’

Women’s struggles and accomplishments will hit a big screen at alternative cinema Bangkok Screening Room to mark International Women’s Day

Read: The women are the thing at indie Bangkok cinema’s ‘Fem Film Festival’

Very Festival Spring Break (Canceled!)

March 14, Thunder Dome, Muang Thong Thani

YouTube sensation and rapper Joji and Indonesian singer-songwriter NIKI are among artists to perform on stage at a music festival hosted by Very Radio. More information is available online

Mad Face Food Week

March 13-15, Sermsuk Warehouse

 

Dozens of food and drink stalls will pop up at a riverside warehouse for a three-day scrumptious gathering dubbed Mad Face Food Week. Not sure if it’s meant to go with the virus panic or just bad timing, but the event’s theme is “Last Meal on Earth.” Read more about it here.

Noise Market

March 21-22, Museum Siam

Could Noise Market really be 10 years old? The open-air flea market / arts / music event returns to the lawn of Museum Siam later this month for its ninth outing. The event will feature music performances, film screenings, indie craft stalls, exhibitions and more. Find more information via Noise Market’s Facebook page.

Latin LGBTQ Film Festival

Starts March 5, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

Coinciding with Southeast Asia’s largest LGBT-themed exhibition currently showing in Bangkok, Latin LGBTQ Film Festival will show six films from Latin American countries throughout the month starting this Thursday. See the program here

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