The brand new Sukhum International Music Festival gets off to a start at several underground music venues and art spaces in Bangkok this month, kicking off on November 23 with “Electrolivery” at De Commune featuring Nolens.Volens, Space Telexx X Keep_Your_Eyes_On, Jimi Tenor Official and Jori Hulkkonen, and Daisuke Tanabe and Yosi Horikawa.
On November 24 it’s time for “Space Spiritual Soul” with Clokue, Honon, Flex Off aka Greig Smith, Frozensmusics aka Tum Monotone, and Cut The Crab at Live Cube, Death of Heather, Govinda Bhasya Khana Bierbood, Jinta and Abstraction XL at Thonglor Art Space and DJ Sangka Si and Toimi Tytti at 12x12 Bar.
The festival wraps with “Psych Trip” at Case Space Revolution on November 25 with Scout Land, Ototobi Zero, Rendezvous, Kagelow, and DJ Maftsai, and at De Commune with live visual Yellaban featuring Stylish Nonsense, Ugly Mountain, Desktop Error, Chladni Chandi, DJ Justin Mills and Acid Mothers Temple Official & The Melting Paraiso UFO.
Tickets are Bt2,500 and available at the door of all venues.
An enchanting evening
French-Thai classical singer Yves Baron, aka Le Tenor, performs live from Thursday to Sunday at Cascade, Amari Watergate Bangkok throughout November.
Enjoy smooth tunes in a laid back street cafe atmosphere with your favourite beverage in hand while snacking on baked goods, deli items, and delicious appetisers.
Admission is free from 7 to 10pm.
Game for a laugh
British comedian Carey Marx will be sharing the stage with South African comics Tsitsi Chiumya and Dustin Moore for a night of laughter at The Westin Grande Sukhumvit on November 17.
Winner of Best International Show at the New Zealand Comedy Festival and Leicester Comedy Festival Best Show nominee, Marx has established himself firmly as one of the top standup comedians from the British circuit. His comedy show is blends his dark humour with mischief and glee.
Chiumya will also be sharing the laughter with his “awkwardly relatable stories.”
Early bird tickets are Bt500, Bt800, and Bt1,400 for VIP including freeflow drinks for two hours, meet & greet with the comedians, and the best seats in the house. The show starts at 8.
Get your tickets at www.TicketFlap.com/bkkcomedycareymarx.
Reflections on life
Spanish artist Joan Cornella is back in Bangkok for his second solo exhibition, “Happy Endings” showing at Woof Pack on Saladaeng Soi 1 until December 3.
Cornella brings his imagination to life through his art, a blend of cynicism and humour. This exhibition features more than 60 pieces, many of them never before shown. Books, tshirts, and canvas bags signed by the artist will also be on sale.
Wood Pack is open from 11am to 10pm and admission is Bt200.
For more information and updates, visit https://joancornella.net.