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Koh Tao gears up to host its first music festival

Rasmee, Paradise Bangkok and Gilles Peterson are just some of the names to take over the island. 

By Monruedee Jansuttipan | Mar 14, 2017

  • Koh Tao gears up to host its first music festival
    Koh Tao. Credit Andrey Samsonov via Creative Commons.
Thailand’s diving mecca, Koh Tao, will host the inaugural Tao International Music & Underwater Festival 2017 this Mar 28-30.
 
The three-day event will be the first of its kind on the island, and will separate into day and night activities.
 
The daytime will be focused on art and workshops, diving and various environmentally-conscious activities. 
 
When the sun goes down, its time for live music on Sai Daeng Beach. The lineup includes local names like T-Bone, Rasmee Isan Soul, Srirajah Rockers and Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, while imports include US alt-hip-hop act Arrested Development, eclectic BBC Radio DJ Gilles Peterson and UK house and techno DJ Trus'me. 
 
Check out the whole line up at www.taofestival.com. Tickets are B1,500 for a one-day pass and B3,000 for a three-day pass.
 
 
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