By The Nation
Know a good joke?
The Comedy Club Bangkok on Sukhumvit Soi 33/1 is hosting an open-mic session tonight with Bangkok’s ever-more-seasoned local funnymen teaming up with guests Pete Heininen from Finland and Kay Mo from the US. The Bt350 admission charge gets you a drink and beer is Bt85 all night.
The “Urban Take-over” party tonight at Live RCA involves some very deliberate dancing with the city’s hottest hip-hop and trap DJs and MCs and an outstanding sound system and lighting. The fun starts at 9. The cover charge is Bt400 and drinks are free from 9 to 10. Check out www.Facebook.com/ThammaTai.
Tower of Power tribute
Nine of Bangkok’s best musicians have teamed up to pay tribute to American soul supergroup Tower of Power tonight starting at 10 t Maggie Choo’s on Silom Road. The cover band aims to distil the energy and timeless sound of the brassy outfit from Oakland, California. Admission is Bt300.
Go wild, kids
Trasher is hosting an “Into the Wild” bash tomorrow at Voice Space on Viphavadi Rangsit Road, featuring the music of pop icon Britney Spears. You ought to dress like you just fell off a jungle vine. They charge Bt350 at the door and hand you a drink. Call (02) 650 6000.
Put a smile on your feet
Cho Why on Soi Nana 17 near Yaowarat is presenting a fun session of movies and music on Sunday. The event begins at 4.30pm with a screening of the 1952 musical classic “Singing in the Rain”. Then the Bangkok Swing crew will get folks dancing before everyone heads to the SoulBar for an after-party with live music. You pay Bt100 and get a Leo beer.