Articles for Nightlife

Mellow Jazz at Saxophone Pub This Weekend

Mellow Jazz at Saxophone Pub This Weekend April 7, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Returning Saturday from Brazil where she was recording, Thai jazz singer Natasha Patamapongs will have a speedy jet-lag recovery before performing with her group Mellow Motif at Saxophone Pub on Sunday (April 10, 2011). The performance runs from 9pm to midnight. There is no cover charge but you might...

Clubbing in Bangkok with DJ Octo

Clubbing in Bangkok with DJ Octo March 27, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
DJ Octo is a well known name in the club scene in Bangkok. He took some time to venture into the daylight hours to chat with NileGuide about how he came to the turntables, to Bangkok, and… to monkhood? Find out what one of Bangkok’s finest DJs recommends for the best of Bangkok nightlife. How did...

Siam Paradise: New Night Bazaar to Replace Suan Lum?

Siam Paradise: New Night Bazaar to Replace Suan Lum? January 26, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
I know, I know: We all loved Suan Lum Night Bazaar. And to see the now empty lot of the popular night market that closed last year maybe breaks a few hearts. May I suggest you start seeing other markets? Is it too soon? Well, for anyone ready to get back out there on the market scene, Bangkok has a...

Bangkok Pool Blues: Book Review

Bangkok Pool Blues: Book Review December 9, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
One wouldn’t probably guess it, but Bangkok has a fascination with pool, as in billiards. Author Tom Crowley, an American expat with a passion for it as well, has spent the last 12 years watching a budding community of talent, hustlers, and pool culture evolve here in the Big Mango. His latest book,...

Beer Garden? Try VODKA Garden: Absolut Parc 2010

Beer Garden? Try VODKA Garden: Absolut Parc 2010 November 15, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
When the “winter” weather arrives in Thailand — meaning the end of the rainy season and relatively cooler and breezier temperatures — the open beer gardens start to sprout like weeds in Bangkok. ‘Tis the season. Photo by Kevin Revolinski But Absolut takes it one step further...

Cinemas in Siam: Going to the Movies in Bangkok

Cinemas in Siam: Going to the Movies in Bangkok October 30, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Going to the movies is a first-rate experience in Bangkok. The movies are typically up-to-date (or not too far behind), the price is cheap by Western standards, and the cinemas themselves are high quality. The following is a bit of information on what you might expect when you head to the movies in Bangkok. SF...

Bankok Photo Friday: Bed Supper Club

Bankok Photo Friday: Bed Supper Club August 20, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Is it a tube? Is it a luxury sports car showroom? Alien spacecraft? No, it’s one of Bangkok’s more unusual clubs. Bed Supper Club is a tough one to label. It is a fancy restaurant — but the diners sit on beds. It’s a gallery and also a club with resident and visiting DJs. Thai...

Bangkok Photo Friday: Cabaret!

Bangkok Photo Friday: Cabaret! July 30, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
“The most beautiful ladies in all of Thailand…” Well, not exactly. If you are interested in seeing a cabaret show while you are in Bangkok, the Calypso Cabaret at the Asia Hotel is the one to see. The song and dance variety show is entertaining for sure and what leaves most guests a...

Bangkok Photo Friday: Bars on Wheels

Bangkok Photo Friday: Bars on Wheels June 18, 2010 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
One of the quirky, fun aspects of Bangkok nightlife is the portable bar scene. A rinky dink tiki-bar, the kind you and your fraternity/sorority friends nailed together in college in the basement, might appear on the sidewalk right in downtown Bangkok serving mixed drinks with some portable music and...

Best Places to Watch 2010 World Cup in Bangkok

Best Places to Watch 2010 World Cup in Bangkok June 8, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
2010 FIFA World Cup fever is upon us here in Bangkok. June 11 begins the run up to the championship game in South Africa on July 11. In my careful analytical predictions, I have Brazil and Germany in the final match. (Complete random guesswork, I confess. By remaining completely clueless the FIFA gods...