After years of silence due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangkok international concerts are back.
Music titans from around the globe are set to take the city by storm this year and early next year, with Post Malone, hip-hop’s innovator igniting the stage first.
The hip-hop maestro renowned for his genre-blending style hits Bangkok on Sept. 14 at Impact Challenger Hall 1. Tickets range from 2,000-12,000 baht each.
Bursting onto the scene with his debut single “White Iverson,” Malone has carved out a niche for himself by weaving a distinctive sound that merges hip-hop, pop, and rock. His chart-dominating hits such as “Rockstar” and “Circles” are testament to his undeniable talent. With his introspective lyrics and rich vocal textures, fans are in for a riveting performance that promises a feast for the senses.
Sam Smith Kicks off Bangkok Bangkok International Concerts Autumn
The stage is then set for British sensation Sam Smith, who will captivate audiences at the Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, on Sept. 22. Tickets are 1,500-12,000 baht. His is the first of a number of Bangkok international concerts this fall.
Smith’s emergence on the music scene was marked by their soulful rendition on Disclosure’s track “Latch,” which quickly propelled them to international stardom. The Grammy-winning artist is revered for their deeply emotional and intimate performances that seamlessly blend vulnerability and resilience. With Smith’s heart-wrenching melodies and evocative lyricism, fans can anticipate an evening of music that touches the soul.
Charlie Puth: Pop Prodigy Preps for Bangkok Debut
Following closely in the Bangkok international concerts series is the multi-talented pop sensation Charlie Puth, slated to perform at the Impact Arena on Oct. 6. Tickets cost 1,000-8,000 baht.
Since his meteoric rise to fame with the viral hit “See You Again,” Puth has proven his musical prowess as a singer, songwriter, and producer. His knack for crafting infectious melodies and his dynamic stage presence have set him apart as one of pop’s most promising stars. Thai fans can look forward to an unforgettable night filled with Puth’s chart-topping hits and electrifying performance.
The Weeknd: R&B Revolutionary Rocks Rajamangala Stadium
As the Bangkok international concerts year draws to a close, Canadian R&B superstar The Weeknd is scheduled to grace the stage at Rajamangala National Stadium on Nov. 25. Tickets are priced at 3,000-16,000 baht each.
Born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, The Weeknd has redefined the contemporary music landscape with his haunting falsettos and cryptic lyrics. His eclectic style, combining elements of R&B, pop, and electropop, has produced chart-topping hits like “Blinding Lights” and “Can’t Feel My Face.” With his mesmerizing live shows, audiences are sure to be left in awe.
Coldplay: Rock Royalty Returns to Thailand
Finally, the British rock band Coldplay will start the 2024 years of Bangkok international concerts on Feb. 3-4, 2024 at the Rajamangala National Stadium. The Feb. 3 show is sold out. Tickets cost 2,500-15,000 baht.
Since their formation in 1996, Coldplay has become one of the world’s most influential bands, delivering anthems like “Yellow,” “Viva La Vida,” and “Paradise.” The band’s ability to fuse rock with touches of pop, electronica, and world music, has made them a staple on global stages. Renowned for their high-energy live shows brimming with color and emotion, a Coldplay concert is a must-see spectacle for any music lover.
Ticket Prices: An Inside Look
While fans may question the typically higher ticket prices for Bangkok international concerts, it’s crucial to note that it’s not necessarily a matter of greed.
The prices reflect the substantial logistical challenges and costs associated with international touring. These costs encompass shipping heavy equipment overseas, arranging travel and accommodation for touring personnel, hiring local staff, insurances, and the foreign taxes that performers must pay.
These expenses are vital for ensuring your favorite artists can continue to perform their best, and deliver an unforgettable experience for fans around the world. Bangkok’s international concerts scene is back in full swing, gearing up for a sensational season of live music.