Thailand’s open for business again and international artists have been lining up gigs throughout the year. We’ve compiled the coolest upcoming concerts and festivals for your 2023 concert calendar.
A bit of short notice, but tonight post-hardcore supergroup Fiddlehead will perform at Mr Fox Livehouse as part of their Southeast Asia tour. Pre-sale tickets cost B1,000.
Two members of K-pop boy band Super Junior, Donghae and Eunhyuk, will perform two shows at Thunderdome in Muang Thong Thani. Tickets start from B2,900.
I Am Morbid, featuring former Morbid Angel members David Vincent (bass, vocals) and Pedro “Pete” Sandoval (drums), will host “Morbid Fest” in Thailand to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Morbid Angel’s third album Covenant. The album will be played in its entirety alongside a special set of early material and select tracks from Terrorizer’s World Downfall Album. Tickets B2,200.
Aussie singer-songwriter Dean Lewis will perform at Lido Connect Hall 3 in late August as part of his headlining The Future Is Bright Tour. Tickets are split into zones: B2,500 and B1,500.
American singer-songwriter Lauv is bringing his The Between Albums Tour to Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. The concert features special guest Alexander 23.
Indonesian R&B sensation Nicole Zenfaya, better known by fans as Niki, is performing her very first solo concert in Bangkok in September at Central Ladprao’s BCC Hall. Tickets available for B2,600
American pop duo joan, consisting of members Alan Benjamin Thomas and Steven Rutherford, are performing at Lido Connect for one night only.
Global superstar rapper Post Malone is bringing his If Y’all Weren’t Here, I’d Be Crying Tour to Bangkok. The show will take place at Impact Challenger Hall and will give fans his signature exhilarating performance with music from his upcoming album as well as fan-favorites. Tickets start at B3,800.
Irish rock band Kodaline is returning to Bangkok as part of their Asia tour. The show will take place Sept.16 at Impact Exhibition Hall 5, marking the second time the group, known for singles such as “All I Want, High Hopes” and “Brother,” will perform in Bangkok. Tickets available from B1,800.
Welsh pop-punk Neck Deep are coming to Bangkok in late September at The Street Ratchada Hall. Pre-sale tickies go for B2,500.
Popular K-pop girl group TWICE will perform two shows in September at Bangkok’s Impact Arena as part of their fifth world tour Ready To Be. Tickets start at B2,800.
American thrash metal gods Testament are performing at The Street Ratchada Hall in support of their 2020 album Titans of Creation. Early bird tickets available for B2,900.
British singer Sam Smith – who is known for hits like “Diamonds,” “Stay With Me,” “Too Good At Goodbyes,” and “I’m Not Here To Make Friends” – will perform at Impact Arena in October as part of his Gloria The Tour.
The 31-year-old heartthrob behind ear worms such as We Don’t Talk Anymore announced that he will bring his Charlie The Live Experience tour to Impact Arena on Oct. 6 as he swings through Asia. Tickets start at B1,800.
British singer Rex Orange County will bring his unique blend of indie pop and soul to Bangkok in October.
The 25-year-old artist’s BKK gig, part of his newly announced Live in Asia tour, will take place Oct. 21 at Moonstar Studio in north Bangkok’s Wang Thonglang district. Tickets are B2,200.
Nov 7: Bring Me The Horizon
Just announced: British metalcore group Bring Me The Horizon will perform in November at Bangkok’s Union Hall. More details TBA.
After having to cancel their Southeast Asia tour due to COVID-19, Saosin has rescheduled the date for their Bangkok show, Nov. 7. Pre-sale tickets to the post-hardcore group’s show go for B2,800.
Very Festival will take place Nov. 25-26 in the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center’s Ballroom Hall. For the festival’s first day, British indie pop darlings Prep and K-pop indie duo 92914, and Korean-Canadian R&B songwriter Slchld will play. Indie rock group Bloc Party and Last Dinosaurs along with American singer Charlie Burg will play on day two.
British punk rock group Idles and Canadian dream pop darlings Alvvays were among the additional bands announced for this year’s Maho Rasop Festival.
They were among 16 bands announced by the indie rock fest this weekend for its two-day outing later this year in northern metro Bangkok to also be headlined by post-punk group Interpol
Among the tantalizing deets: American post-rock group Caspian and indie musician Alex G are coming, as well as Montreal-based songwriter Homeshake, British bands Yard Act and Squid, and Melbourne-based psychedelic jazz fusion band Mildlife.
There’s plenty of regional acts too. South Korean collective Balming Tiger and Japanese bands Envy and Otoboke Beaver will perform. Thai bands Soft Pine, Death of Heather, Ford Trio, and The Yers are also on the roster.