7 Best Underground Clubs in Bangkok Serving Non-commercial Music
One of the best things about underground music is the freedom it provides to DJs and artists in terms of storytelling, production, style, and so on. The freshness the genre brings fuels the growth of underground scenes all over the world.
In fact, underground music often bleeds into the mainstream; rap, indie rock, indie pop, folk, house, progressive, and techno all started out as alternative music.
As for Thailand, DJs and artists can showcase their talents and bring their music to parties at these dedicated nightclubs. Frequented by fans of the genres, underground clubs are hidden in and around many of Bangkok’s nightlife hotspots. These venues are where you can enjoy music in an entirely different setting.
Scroll down to see the best underground clubs in Bangkok, and try a refreshing taste in music with an all-new, all-cool nightlife experience.
12 x 12 is a well-kept secret of Soi Tararom 2. Located across from Soi Thonglor 21, its underground vintage vibes come from brown furniture and decor, while dim orange lights bring on a cozy atmosphere. Here, you can sip on a variety of drinks such as signature cocktails and beers. The music selection…Read more >
De Commune, sitting in Thonglor's Liberty Plaza building, is a brand-new hangout that boasts a 'live house' setting. The venue hosts frequent concerts with acts from genres like techno, disco, jazz, indie, house, as well as DJs with electronic sets and up-and-coming live bands. Other than regular nights'…Read more >
JAM is a small bar located not too far from BTS Surasak. More a creative space than a bar, the venue prides itself on being a supporter of art and music. The team regularly organizes events like film screenings, art exhibitions, open-mics, karaoke, and many more. That's why is hard to say what genres…Read more >
Safe Room is an ultra-cool bar in Soi Silom 8. Truly a place founded by and for music lovers, it serves up undeground electronic dance music by top-notch Thai and international DJ. The venue features hi-tech light & sound systems in a casual, laid-back setting, so you can focus on enjoying the music…Read more >
SING SING THEATER looks more like a 1930s Shanghai hotel lobby than it does a bar or club, but do not let the retro-futuristic Chinese lanterns, the dimly lit red lighting, or the delicately carved metal screens fool you – SING SING THEATER packs a powerful party. The bar and club located on Sukhumvit…Read more >
Studio Lam is tucked inside Soi Sukhumvit 51. It's a place to hang out and explore new trends in music in a vintage Thai setting. Decors made of Thai and international vinyl records, wood slat walls, and light-colored wood furniture make a charming combination. The playlist features traditional Thai…Read more >
Tropic City - a tropical cocktail bar in Soi Charoenkrung 28 - has managed to land on #31 on the 2019 Asia's 50 Best Bars list. The unique setting alone can take you to summer nights at a vintage beach bar; a glass of fine cocktail in your hand. The venue is decked out in vivacious, tropical-themed…Read more >
Recommended for you
Discover hundreds of unique places
Explore Bars and Clubs
Our comprehensive guide to Bangkok's nightlife