The long-awaited summer is here and the days are finally long enough to do more. But what happens to all the night owls out there? Very easy answer! If the night is not enough, the party continues until the early hours of the morning.
Los Angeles, Bangkok, Lagos, Bali or Kuala Lumpur not only offer great activities during the day, but also do not let you go to bed at night. No matter if is a music festival with sand on the feet, a rooftop bar with sea view or the hippest club with international acts. Be sure to plan in a few of these top recommendations!
Hard Summer Festival
California has much more to offer than the well-known Coachella! Two days of absolute music enjoyment from hip hop to dance music. Four stages offer the pure pleasure on the soil of California here. Even if the line-up has yet to be announced, you can now count on numerous well-known and popular DJs. We recommend that you go to the grounds early to avoid long queues. The weekend at the Hard Summer Festival will surely be remembered for a long time.
Days: August 5-6
Address: 1245 N Spring St, 90012 Los Angeles
This wacky club offers you the ultimate in house and techno music. In addition to outstanding and innovative-visual and qualitative audio technology, the Sound Nightclub clearly stands out with its DJ squad. Are you in a larger group? You can also book private areas here. The food is served in small portions making it easy to eat and perfect for a laid back club atmosphere.
Opening Hours: Friday-Sunday 10 pm to 3/4 am
Address: 1642 N Las Palmas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
The exact venue of this festival has yet to be announced. With what you can count on but surely is a great squad. Last year Frank Ocean, Missy Elliott and Nine Inch Nails were among the performers. Within three days, you will get your money's worth in terms of music and food choices can also be seen with your numerous dining tents. Sadly, this years FYF Fest was cancelled, but it is hoped that it will be back next year.
Address: 1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
With over 20 years of experience, Brown Sugar brings top jazz artists to Bangkok year after year. Despite moving in 2010, this bar has retained its refined American jazz feel. Here you will find the best performers for classical jazz and later in the evening jazz pop, funk, soul and R & B. If you arrive before 9pm, you can take advantage of discounted drinks such as "buy one get one free" on many beers and a hors d'oeuvre menu of pork skewers, German roast pork or smoked salmon.
Opening hours: 5 - 1 pm (closed on Mondays)
Address: 211 469 Phrasumen Road, near Wanchat Bridge (either by Tuk Tuk or 10 minutes on foot from Khao San Road), intersection with Lan Luang Road
Superflow Beach Club
Are you ready for the perfect funky beach party during your vacation? Then Superflow Beach Club is the right place for you! The sand covered ground, the comfortable loungers and palm trees next to the DJ create the perfect atmosphere to create unique summer memories. Here you will find some of the best DJs from all over Thailand or many international artists. If you are here at noon, you'll meet many locals who like to spend some time relaxing and sipping their cocktails with relish. Do not forget to taste some of the tastiest local beers like Singha or Chang. And of course, as soon as the sun goes down, the party really starts!
Opening hours: noon - 2 o'clock
Address: 9 Khaosan Rd, Khwaeng Talat Yot, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
Chill outs at the Bogobiri
Two days per week, Bogobiri hosts interactive events in which local artists and music groups can take the stage and perform in front of the guests. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, Taruwa and Freedom Halls nights offers a platform for artists, to express their creativity in a cozy family gathering vibe. The art performance there occurs both on stage and in the audience, as the two entities interact in a way that they quickly become one single body.
Address: 9, Maitama Sule Street off Awolowo Road Ikoyi, Lagos
Dinner at the Nok By Alara
Have a taste at Chief Tiam’s - “The King of New African Cuisine” - best flavours. Nok is a contemporary restaurant reinventing traditional african food culture and extending it to a creative and innovative gourmet. Before dinner, enjoy a baobab juice and beets cocktail in the beautiful garden composed of funky handmade chairs and african designed lamps, surrounded by bambos. A agile mix of New York like atmosphere and african roots where the vibe can turn into a gentle party, as proximity between the guests grows during the evening.
Address: 12a Akin Olugbade, Victoria Island, Lagos
A sunday at the New Afrika Shrine
The New Afrika Shrine is a monument you don’t want to miss while visiting Lagos: it is one of the most electric entertainment spot of the city. The place is run by the pioneer of afrobeat music genre Fela Kuti, an African legend and pride of Nigeria. On week-end music events are regularly hosted, and some nights, Femi Kuti, Fela’s son performs on stage himself.
Address: 1 Nerdc Road, Agindigbi, Ikeja
Ubud Village Festival
The Ubud Village Festival is not just something for all jazz lovers out there! Music artists not only from Bali but from all over the world have been gathering in the ARMA Museum in Ubud for 5 years and celebrate for two days under the motto 'Embracing Uniqueness'. Celebrating the uniqueness of every human being in a more intimate yet elegant atmosphere, this event offers an attractive alternative to the typical nights spent at various bars and clubs.
Days: 10-11 August 2018
Address: ARMA Ubud Museum, Jalan Raya Pengosekan
Sunny Side Up Tropical Festival
Music, beach and sea? Sounds tempting?
This spectacle is not for nothing Bali's biggest music festival. The popularity is also reflected in the fact that visitors travel to Bali not only from Indonesia, Singapore and Australia but also from more distant destinations for this party weekend.
Powered by Potato Head and Ismaya Live each August, it brings together not only local artists but also a number of international music talents of various genres for two days. The immediate proximity to the beach, of course, once again creates a very special atmosphere that you should not miss.
Days: mid-August 2018
Address: Potato Head Beach Club, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Glow Beach Party
Beach party a little different? For special entertainment during your vacation, the Glow Party on Karma Beach provides everything. In addition to excellent music, especially the dress code impresses. Wear something white, neon or just your swimwear and let the rest of your body get painted with colorful colors on the spot. The DJs then make you dance like fireflies for as long as you can stand on your colorful feet.
Days: August / September 2018
Address: Karma Beach Club, Jl. Karma Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan-Bali
You can find night markets everyday of the week in Kuala Lumpur. There, you can immerse yourself into the local culture and its multiculturalism. Long before the shopping malls grew everywhere in the city, you could go out to shop essential fruits and vegetables in the street from the end of the afternoon to the beginning of the night. You can now find a large range of products, clothes, flowers, traditional costumes, electronics and snacks.
Addresses: Chinatown’s Petaling Street, Malay specialities: Kampung Baru Night Market - Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kuala Lumpur (Sat, 6PM to 1PM)
Seek for the best panoramic view
One of the first thing you think about when people talk about Kuala Lumpur is its numerous skyscrapers. Those huge buildings can offer amazing playgrounds to have a drink while watching the city “from above”. There is a wide variety of places depending on your mood, but It is strongly recommended to start with the Heli Lounge Bar: a helipad converting into a 360 degree view Bar at night where you can find one of the best city skyline.
Address : 34th Floor Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50450
The underground resistance of KL Electronic Music
If you are looking for a place to dance on electronic music far from the crowd and the mainstream, Under9 is the right spot for you. An intimate underground club with the objective to get away from superficial matters and let space to music. As its anthem says “Let music, make love”
Address: 9 Jalan Bukit Nanas | Bangunan Ming Annexe, Kuala Lumpur