Welcome to the summer of spending.
Welcome to the summer of spending.
- By Bonnie Sananvatananont
- | Jun 19, 2017
Tickets: B3,500-12,000 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale now.
Rock out to '00s pop hits like "Toxic" and "Oops...I Did it Again" when the American pop diva makes her long-awaited Bangkok debut as part of her world tour to promote her ninth studio album, Glory. If all the drama surrounding the additional show date is anything to go by, we're expecting it to be filled with loads of die-hard fans. Plus, with this tour being Britney's first ever appearance in Asia, it's bound to be something huge.
Jun 23-24. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.
Tickets: B1,000-1,200 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale now.
After indulging Bangkok with guilty pleasure tunes from Nelly, the Golden Axe Musical Festival team brings yet another hip-hop artist to the stage: Virgin islander artist and dancer Iyaz. He's the name behind hits including "Solo," "So Big" and "Pretty Girls," although you most likely to know him for the 2009 hit "Replay" that pretty much played in every club around the world.
Jul 5. Do Not Disturb, Behind Nunglen and Escobar, Ekkamai Soi 5/1
Tickets: B2,000 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale now.
The British electro-pop duo made up of Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West bring their biggest hits like "Without You," "Drive," and "Livewire" to the Bangkok stage for the first time. Due to popular demand, concert organizer Vijicorp have now added an extra night to their show after the first one was sold out within just 10 minutes.
Jul 31-Aug 1. Do Not Disturb, Behind Nunglen and Escobar, Ekkamai Soi 5/1
Tickets: Sold out.
Those lucky enough to snag a ticket in time can catch the American three-piece indie rockers on the Bangkok stage for the first time, where they'll be singing songs like "Ilysb," "Hot Lights" and "Omg", as part of their tour promoting their latest EP I Loved You. It's a double whammy for indie rock music lovers since this concert follows two nights of Vijicorp's other act, Oh Wonder.
Aug 2. Do Not Disturb, Behind Nunglen and Escobar, Ekkamai Soi 5/1
Tickets: B2,500 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale Jun 25.
Ex-Jonas Brothers singer Joe Jonas, along with band members Jack Lawless, Cole Whittle, and JinJoo Lee, take on the Bangkok stage as part of BEC Tero's Soundbox live music series. Expect to hear their international dance-rock hit "Cake by the Ocean" along with other hits from their debut self-titled album such as "Toothbrush," "Kissing Strangers" and "Body Moves." Plus, they'll be joined on the night by opening acts Sekai No Owari and Gnash.
Aug 10. Muang Thai GMM Live House, 8/F, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Rd. BTS Siam/Chit Lom
Tickets: B2,500-24,500 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale now.
Despite the tragic event during her Manchester concert, the American Nickolodean-star-turned pop singer is still pursuing her "Dangerous Woman" world tour to promote her latest album, and we couldn't be happier. Known for her wide vocal range and exceptional singing abilities (often times referred to as the new Mariah Carey), Ariana Grande became an international super star with hits like "Love Me Harder" and "Problem".
Aug 17. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.
Tickets: B3,000 via Ticketmelon. On sale now.
Indie gig organizers Have You Heard? present the Bangkok debut of the French indie-rock band best known for their sound that traverses synth-pop, alternative rock and new wave. They'll be performing tracks from their latest album Ti Amo, which includes the single J-Boy, as well as hits from their previous albums like "If I Ever Feel Better" and "1901".
Aug 17. Moonstar Studio, 701 Lad Phrao Soi 80
Tickets: B2,500-6,500 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale now.
The American alternative rock band led by ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, best known for hits like ""Everlong," "Best of You" and "The Pretender," make their first appearnace in Bangkok since 1996 when they took the stage with The Beastie Boys and Sonic Youth. This time around, expect live performances of songs from across all of their eight albums.
Aug 24. Impact Challenger Hall, Impact Challenger Building, 1 Popular Rd.
Tickets: Starting at B2,000. On sale June 30.
The American DJ and music producer duo made up of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall bring their EDM/pop tracks including hits like "Closer," "Roses" and "#Selfie" to the stage as part of their 'The Chainsmokers Memories Asia Tour 2017 Do Not Open'. They'll be joined by guitarist Nick Martin from rock band Sleeping with Sirens as their opening act.
Sep 15. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.
Tickets: Starting at B2,000 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale Jun 24.
The American pop-rock band who rose to international fame with their 2007 album Dreaming Out Loud, featuring hits like "Stop and Stare" and "Apologize," stop by Bangkok for the first time as part of their world tour to promote their fourth and latest album, Oh My My. The album has been a step away from the band's usual sound, with the new songs focusing more on ballads showcasing lead singer Ryan Tedder's vocal range, which has been praised by many critics.
Sep 21. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.
Tickets: B750 via Ticketmelon. On sale now.
Concert organizers Medium Rare and Live Bangkok host the return of the English folk singer-songwriter who made a name for herself through collaborations with indie rock bands like Bombay Bicycle Club and Manic Street Preachers. After stopping by last year, she's now back to perform songs from her brand new album Something's Changing,
Sep 22. Heaven at Zen, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Rd. BTS Siam/Chit Lom
Tickets: B1,800-5,500 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale Jul 1.
After his two latest singles made him the first ever artist to have two songs debut in the US top ten chart in the same week, seven-times platinum artist Ed Sheeran is arguably the hottest singer/songwriter in the world right now. Expect to hear live performances of songs from his third album Divide, including "Shape of You" and "Castle on the Hill," as well as hits from his previous albums like "The A Team" and "Lego House".
Nov 16. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.
Tickets: B2,000-5,000 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale now.
The teenage heartthrob and Canadian singer/songwriter makes his Bangkok debut as part of his world tour to promote his second album Illuminate, which includes hits like "Mercy" and "Treat You Better". Mendes made a name for himself by posting song covers on Vine, which led him to release his first album Handwritten that reached top 10 in the US and Canada charts.
Dec 11. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.
Tickets: B2,040-5,040 via Thaiticketmajor. On sale now.
After releasing his first selt-titled solo album, the ex-One Directioner has been making headlines around the world praising his huge step away from the boy band sound and towards '70s soft rock, with some people even comparing news his work with that of the late David Bowie. At his Bangkok concert, expect to hear live performances of his newest hits including "Sign of the Times" and "Kiwi", with possibly some guilty pleasure One Direction hits too.
May 7, 2018. Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, 99 Popular Rd.