Open Mic and Jam Nights In Bangkok

by | Apr 1, 2018 | Articles

Are looking for the venues where you can show off your musical talents? Here are our top places for open mic and jam sessions.

If music is your passion, the following nights are perfect opportunities to have a great time, express yourself and network with fellow musicians or passionate music lovers.

For everyone:

IRON FAIRIES – every Monday the magical fairy world hosts OPEN MIC NIGHTS WITH TEE THE VOICE. All participants get one free drink. You can pre-register on their FB page or call 0639011106 and give your 1-3 songs you would like to perform. You can also enter their periodical Open Mic Battles and earn your first singing fee!

QUEEN BEE – every Tuesday you can sing/jam anything you like and meet some great local musicians that might start up your music career in Bangkok, you never know!

Fatty’s Bar & Diner  – every Tuesday from 9 pm. It’s open for all – comedy, music or whatever you like. Performers get a free beer.

Iron Balls Gin Parlour – Open Mic Night ft. Keithen Carter – every Sunday night from 9:30 pm. Singers get vouchers and best act will take home a bottle of 700 ml Iron Balls. Hosted by the one and only Keithen Carter. 

For more serious musicians:

NOTHING BUT THE BLUES –  is the place if you would like to jam with some of the best local and expat blues musicians on Thursdays (acoustic blues jam night) and Sundays (jam night).

CHECK INN 99 – For all you jazz lovers out there, you can spend you Sunday afternoon jamming with some of the best jazz cats in Bangkok.

AdHere 13th Blues Bar – and if you are really really REALLY good, some of the best blues bands in Bangkok might let you jam with them at the oldest blues bar in Bangkok: Jukes on Thursdays and Sundays, Banglumpoo Blues Company on Fridays and Saturdays, and The Vintagers on Mondays.

These are also great places to meet fellow musicians if you would like to form a band or need someone for your music project. Another way is join these FB groups find your kindred soul:

1. Musicians in Bangkok (Thais and Expats)

2. Bangkok Musicians 1

3. Bangkok Musicians 2


If you are a poetic soul that needs to express themselves with spoken word, check out periodical Poetry Slam events at Live Lounge. “Spoken Word Poetry is a performance focused recital of original poetry. The poetry can cover ANY topic and is open to different styles and techniques.” (from Poetry Slam events page) Poets interested in entering the poetry slam please email

Live Lounge also hosts weekly RAW Comedy Open Mic for all those that want to try stand-up.

So, what are you waiting for? You’ve got what you need, get up on that stage, it’s your time to shine!

PS Do let us know about your favorite open mic/jam places in Bangkok, so we can spread the word and give opportunity to more people to express their talent!

THE LATEST UPDATE (October 2018) : The two newest additions of Bkk’s budding open mic night invasion are  Craft Mondays at Live Lounge that merge two passions – singing and craft beer, and Open Mic with Scott Lucille at The Drunken Leprechaun.


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