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Not long ago I was warning everyone not go ham just yet over Songkran, but a blink of an eye later, April is upon us and the festival of festivals is only two weeks away. So it’s time to start building up to hard ham holiday mode with some big parties and events.
Pool parties? Check. EDM? Got it. Crazy club nights? Solid copy. For more family-friendly options check out: Miss the Good Ole Days? Songkran Was Wild Then Too
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FRIDAY/SATURDAY: Songkran Music Fstvl – Mustache
For good music without the water play at a friendly venue, check out this two-day festival at Mustache Bar. It will see – just to name a few – local heroes Rory, Coran, Bass Youth and Nemo Cools officiating. More info and the full line-up can be found online.
THURSDAY-MONDAY: Songkran Splash Away 2017
I think Sisqo’s “Thong Song” pretty much explains the kind of wet and wild shenanigans that goes down at this yearly event. DJs Orawan and Mendy Indigo are providing the events d’n’b, house and techno soundtrack. More info can be found online.
THURSDAY-SATURDAY: S2O Songkran Music Festival
If you want to go big, loud and wet than the S2O Music Festival is back this year, this time at a new Korean-themed mall near RCA. Tickets to the three-day EDM fest are 1,900 baht per day.
Friday/Sunday: Songkran 11
“Time to Power Up boys!” gCircuit is throwing what is billed as Asia’s biggest gay dance festival for three nights at the Centara Grand Hotel in CentralWorld. Boys, bears and those who love them should head over to U Sathorn Hotel on Saturday and Sunday afternoon for a wild and wet pool party. Tickets and details at ThaiTicketMajor.
SATURDAY/SUNDAY: Paradise Island Festival – Koh Samui
Some of you may be keen on getting out of the city to enjoy some island vibes. If so check out The Paradise Island Festival. The mega line-up includes the likes of Goldie, LTJ Bukem and DJ Kentaro and ’90s hip hop group The Pharcyde. More info can be found online.
FRIDAY: Songkran H2O Pool Party
See and be seen at the Plaza Athenee. DJs Octo, To-ru and Tech12 bring the hip hop and funk beats.
Thursday/Sunday: The Samed Songkran Festival
Dancing along House and techno music at the seaside at The Samed Songkran Festival, joined by more than 20 DJs.
Admission is free at Bar and Bed on Koh Samet in Rayong province.
Thursday/Saturday: Songkran Bangkok Beach Party
From 2pm ’till late night, enjoy beach party vibes right in the heart of Bangkok at Craft 23 on Soi Sukhumvit 23. Live music and performances from fire dancers, sand sculptures to DJs will be there along with refreshing beverages.
Thursday: Dark & Dirty Presents Kolour Crew
The Kolour crew Coran and Koish will headline the party at Glow Club on Soi Sukhumvit 23, joined by Mendy Indigo. To access the event, tickets are available for 250 baht with one free drink.
So there it is folks, for here on in it’s time to go ham, but as always, have fun and be safe.
Until next time, Dub be good to you.