What to do, and where to check out this month!
By Aiden Jewelle Gonzales
11 | FRIDAY
From today until 13 November, Central Chidlom will be hosting the Singha Food Festival at their Morakot Parking Lot, and the theme this year is sustainability and zero-waste. Over 30 of Bangkok’s most well-known restaurants will have stalls at the event, with cuisines spanning Thai, Japanese, Western, and more; as well as plenty of tipples to enjoy with your nibbles. Highlights include innovative Thai restaurant, Baan Progressive; Ongtong Khaosoi, serving up their iteration of the ‘world’s best soup’ according to TasteAtlas; and fried chicken from Katok Katak, of Master Chef Thailand fame. Expect plenty of live music and DJs spinning vinyl, including Scrubb, Joey Boy, and T-Bone. In keeping with their theme, all food will be served in biodegradable packaging, with each vendor showcasing their own twist on the eco-theme.
Time: 4pm till midnight
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @SinghaLife
12 | SATURDAY
12-time Grammy Award winner, Jack White, is coming to Bangkok today as part of his The Supply Chain Issues Tour in Asia. Best known as the lead singer and guitarist of American rock-duo The White Stripes, he was also a founding member of The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather, and his worldwide hits include “Ball and Biscuit” and “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground.” The concert will be held on the 8th floor of Central World and will include some of his classic songs, as well as newer hits from his recently-released albums, Fear of the Dawn and Entering Heaven Alive.
Price: Tickets start at THB 1,400
To purchase tickets, visit www.thaiticketmajor.com
Today and tomorrow, Chuen Rudee Land in Kanchanaburi will be hosting the international music festival River Fest, which as its name suggests, is right by the Kwai River. The headliner for the first day will be English electronic music pair Honne, known for hits such as “Day 1” and “Me & You;” while British-Australian singer and songwriter Ruel, with renowned singles such as “Don’t Tell Me,” will be headlining the second day. Other artists of note include Anna of the North, whose song “Lovers” was featured in To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018); and Sam Kim.
Price: THB 1,600 for a one-day pass; THB 3,200 for a pass to all three days.
To purchase tickets, visit www.livenation.co.th
19 | SATURDAY
Today and tomorrow, fashion and lifestyle exhibition DIVAlicious Bangkok will be held at the Rembrandt Hotel & Suites. An international show that has had exhibitions in Mumbai, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, and more, it’s won numerous awards over the past five years, and has been associated with top Fashion Week designers such as Neeta Lulla and Masaba. Don’t miss it if you’re looking in the best in prêt fashion and accessories just in time for festive season.
Time: 11am to 7pm / Price: Free entry
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @DDIVAliciouss
Today, be prepared for an exciting fusion collaboration with Charcoal x Aesop’s Bollywood Opa! Party which will bring you the very best in food, drinks, and festivities, from Mykonos to Mumbai. For one night only, Aesop’s Bangkok is coming to Sukhumvit to bring their unique brand of Greek hospitality to Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology, and both Chef Abhay from Charcoal and Chef Tollys from Aesop’s have crafted a unique fusion menu for all to enjoy. Expect plenty of Bollywood and Greek dances, a fire show, costumes of Greek deities, and, of course, plenty of plate smashing. Book early to reserve your table now!
Time: 6pm onwards
For more information, visit their Facebook pages: @charcoalbkk or @aesopsbangkok
26 | SATURDAY
Today and tomorrow, the Monster Music Festival 2022 is coming to Bangkok, at the National Stadium. The festival will see around 70 local artists perform live on five stages over the two days, and is sure to be a great time for fans of renowned names such as Bomb at Track, Only Monday Paradox, Stamp, and many more. There’ll also be plenty of food and drinks, as well as merch of your favourite artists for those looking for a souvenir to bring home.
Price: THB 2,500 for two-day entrance
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.theconcert.com/concert/167