Island raves, festivals, international acts, wild concerts—who needs Taylor Swift? Bangkok live music is big. It’s time to start marking your calendars (and saving money) for the big festivals of the year. Watch this space for more acts as they are announced.   



Wave to Earth - March 9

Wave to Earth, a Korean indie band, is coming to Bangkok to perform their first-ever solo show at Union Hall. The romantic tunes from these heartthrobs have sold out venues worldwide. Come groove to hits like "Bad" and "Peach Eyes." Purchase tickets here.  


Mumu Clubhouse Opening featuring Jamie Jones - March 9

Mumu Clubhouse in Phuket is kicking off its grand opening with guest DJ and electronic music legend Jamie Jones hitting the decks all night, performing his diverse tracks backed by Leo G, Meltmode, Psynus, Rec. ‘N Cue and Wildrealer & Zoard. Party all night right on the edge of Phuket's largest man-made lagoon. Purchase tickets here

Tom Jones - March 14

The 83-year-old crooner Sir Tom Jones is still traveling the world and shows no signs of slowing down. This time, the legendary Welsh singer and global icon will be in Bangkok for just one night. Come witness the man who brought us classics like "It's Not Unusual," "She's a Lady," and "Sexbomb." Purchase tickets here.

Slash - March 15  

Dust off your top hat and shades, rockers, because this one’s for you. Bangkok will host one of the most well-known performers in American rock history. Slash, who played as the lead guitarist for the Guns N' Roses in Bangkok last year. He’s returning with his fourth and most recent record, featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators. Purchase tickets here

Yimfest - March 16 

Yimfest, a Thai music festival meaning “smile,” will be bringing some of Thailand’s rising stars to the stage. Dance along the Chao Phraya River with 27 artists scattered across three stages. Phum Viphurit, Violette Wautier, Polycat, Pixxie Funky Wah Wah, and many more are among the musicians. 

La Dispute - March 20

Since their debut in 2008, Michigan's five-piece band, La Dispute, has surprised audiences with their poetic lyrics and genre-bending tunes that combine jazz, experimental rock, blues, screamo, emo, and more.  Prepare to hear "King Park," "The Last Lost Continent," and "Said the King To The River" live at De Commune for one night only. Purchase tickets here

Gatecreeper - March 24

Arizona’s death metal band Gatecreeper, is making their way to Bangkok’s Mr.Fox Live House to perform their kickass riffs and hits for all you headbangers out there. This group is noted for a blend of Stockholm-style death metal and hellacious hardcore. Purchase tickets here

Thaibreak Festival - March 21-24

Thaibreak is back! Prepare for the third iteration of a tropical paradise rave on Koh Mak: three days and nights of top-notch electronic DJs, beach and boat parties, island hopping, massages, food from local vendors, and lots of swimming and dancing. Purchase tickets here.  

Summer Sound - March 23-24

Summer Sound in The City is ready for their third edition, this time at Siwilai City Club. The lineup features a carefully curated selection of local stars, live bands, and international acts as well as an art market featuring local artisans. It will be two full days of dancing, socializing, and all-round good vibes. Purchase tickets here

Bruno Mars - March 30 - 31

Bruno Mars, a 14-time Grammy Award winner and one of the all-time best-selling musicians, will perform at Rajaman-gala Stadium on March 30 and 31. Witness him performing hits like “That’s What I Like” and “Just The Way You Are.” And get ready to finally hear his Silk Sonic songs live, like “Leave The Door Open” and “Love’s Train.” His highly energetic and funny concerts are not to be missed. Purchase tickets here



Puma Blue - April 2

Producer and songwriter Puma Blue is coming to Bangkok for the first time, bringing his seductive tunes and guitar-driven lo-fi sounds. He began his career in South London and rose to prominence with his personal, sensuous rhythms and nighttime atmosphere music. He will be performing his biggest hits as well as songs from his most recent album, Holy Water. Purchase tickets here

Outlook Festival Chiang Mai - April 13-14

Bangkok is not the only city having Songkran Music Festivals; the globally renowned Outlook Festival is making its debut in Chiang Mai. Sick of the city? Head to Chiang Mai to rejoice and dance to bass-heavy, underground music amid the deep green Deejai Garden. Purchase tickets here

S20 Songkran Music Festival - April 13 - 15 

Bangkok's hottest month is the right time for the world's largest water music festival. Get ready for three days of electronic music and epic water fights during Songkran festivities. Headlining this year? Oh you know, just DJs like Illenium, The Chainsmokers, Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, and Jonas Blue. Purchase tickets here

Siam Songkran Music Festival - April 12-15

The Siam Songkran Music Festival has been a big part of Thailand’s Songkran celebrations since 2019. This year, they’re indulging us with four days of water festivities at RCA Central Park. The theme is “Celestial Odyssey,” which features an all-star lineup including Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Zedd, special guest Steve Aoki 22, and many more international DJs—taking over Central Park with massive production and state-of-the-art lighting effects. Purchase tickets here

Boys Like Girls - April 24

Boys Like Girls, a Boston-based rock band group, will be visiting Bangkok. Having achieved multi-platinum success, sold-out performances, and almost a billion streams of their genre-bending rock, pop, and punk music. You’ll likely hear their greatest hits and most recent tracks with their recent release of their Sunday at Foxwoods album. Purchase tickets here

Hola Shaka Festival - April 27

Hola Shaka's summer music and water sports festival returns to Riverdale Marina on April 27 with an ambitious lineup, including two international headliners, Grammy Award nominee and Brit Awards winner James Bay, and LA-based electronic dance duo Neil Frances, including Thai rapper Milli and ten other Thai artists and DJs. For watersports, surfing, wakeboarding, wakeskating, and other water sports will be held throughout the day. Purchase tickets here



Converge - May 7

Forerunners in the metalcore and mathcore subgenre and having raised the bar for hard music, Converge, a four-piece band, will be performing at The Rock Pub in downtown Bangkok. They’ll be playing a blend of hardcore punk and extreme metal hits. So rally up your metal friends for a night of head banging. Purchase tickets here

Tesseract - May 13  

TesseracT, a British progressive metal band with more than two decades under their belt, will be playing at Lido Connect Hall, incorporating powerful riffs, ambient elements, and math metal. Purchase tickets here

Elijah Woods - May 16 - 17

Emerging artist and Grammy award nominee Elijah Woods is heading to Bangkok for the first time to perform his “Ilu 24/7, 365” tour for two days. With his blend of hip hop and RnB, get ready to hear hits like “24/7, 365” and “Last Girl.” Purchase tickets here 

Arch Enemy - May 21

Arch Enemy, a Swedish melodeath metal band, is set to take the stage at Mr Fox Live House. The band, along with charismatic lead singer Alissa White-Gluz, will play a combination of hits from their eleven albums, including their most recent release, War Eternal. Purchase tickets here

Radwimps - May 23

Radwimps, a Japanese four-piece rock band, the Hans Zimmer of anime films, is coming to Bangkok. With their instrumental melodies in record-breaking films "Your Name" and "Weathering With You," which won the Japanese Academy Award for Best Original Score, get ready to hear them live at UOB Live (Emsphere). Come with tissues. Purchase tickets here.   

Treasure - May 24-26

Treasure, a K-pop boy band, has announced a new Asia tour and they're treating us to a three-night show in Bangkok's Impact Arena. Since their debut in 2021, the boyband has been a global sensation, selling over one million CDs in just five months. More info on the tour here



IU - June 29-30

South Korea's top singer-songwriter and actress, IU, is on a global tour and will stop at Impact Challenger Hall for two days.  IU has been in the scene since a young age and is well-known for routinely delivering songs that hit number one on the charts without fail. Prepare to listen to her pop-charting tunes and ballads, including "Lilac," "Eight," and "BBIBBI." More info on the tour here



Summer Sonic Bangkok - August 24-25

Summer Sonic, the renowned Japanese music festival, is making its way to Bangkok for the first time. The festival will take place at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani for two days. We're certain that the Bangkok lineup will be just as spectacular as the ambitious lineup in Japan, which features headlining acts like Maneskin, Bring Me The Horizon, Aurora, One Republic, Bleachers, Madison Beer, and more. More info here



Aespa - September 28-29

Aespa, a K-pop four-piece girl group, is heading to Bangkok this September. Known for their futuristic “avatars,” which connect users in a virtual environment, Aespa garnered widespread fame for their tracks and music videos for “Black Mamba” and “Next Level.” Their music blends pop, electronica, and hip-hop. You know you're in for a jaw-dropping show with plenty of altered reality. More info here



Rolling Loud - November 22-24

Pattaya is set to host the second edition of Hip Hop’s biggest festival, Rolling Loud, spanning three days in November. Building on its successful debut in 2023, with powerhouse headliners Travis Scott, Cardi B, and local acts like Milli and Thaitanium. Rolling Loud in LA this year included headliners, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, and Lil Uzi Vert, and anticipation is high for an epic lineup in Thailand. Info here.


Maho Rasop - November 23-24

Join Bangkok’s party elites at Maho Rasop, a two-dayer international music festival. They’ve already started teasing us about the lineup. And with an outstanding line-up of varied genres, up-and-coming local and international artists, and a Boiler Room last year that left fans excited for another year, we know it’s only going to get better. It's also among the greatest spots to hang out and dance with pals. More info here



Wonderfruit - December 12-16

Only recently announcing their festival dates, Wonderfruit is, of course, returning for 2024.  The festival debuted in 2014 and remains a must-attend event for music, festival, and art enthusiasts all over Southeast Asia. The four-day festival “The Burning Man of Asia,” features underground music from world-renowned DJs, up-and-coming artists, and local Thai bands. More info here.


808 Festival - TBA

Don't miss out on the 808 Festival, which is packed with electronic hits. Following performances by Marshmello, David Guetta, Timmy Trumpet, and others at last year's event, it is expected to return bigger and better than ever in 2024. Prepare for amazing laser displays and massive stage sets. More info here.  

Neon Countdown - Dec 30-31

Yes, we’re already talking about New Year 2025. Last year's lineup included Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, DJ Snack, and Hardwell, so we know this year's list will include top heavyweights ready to send off 2024 in style. But in the meantime, get psyched for the fireworks displays and art installations. 

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