Live Band Guide in Bangkok


Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas


A Live Band Guide to some of the best concerts performed in Bangkok. They have included top names such as the legendary blues guitar player, Eric Clapton, the rock band Santana, which is based around guitarist Carlos Santana, who originally came to prominence in the late 1960s as well as the American rock band, The Eagles formed by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner in Los Angeles, California in 1971.

I am also going to cover some new generation rock groups such as Slash, the Scorpions, the Deftones, New Found Glory, Zakk Wylde, and many more. Live concerts are regular all year round affairs in this utterly lively metropolis.

These live band music concerts are usually held at the Thunder Dome or Impact Arena, Exhibition and Convention Centre, Muang Thong Thani in Amphoe Pak Kret, Nonthaburi. Both venues are positioned adjacent to each other and are located 45 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport via the expressway and 15 minutes from Dong Muang Domestic Airport, 30 minutes north of Bangkok's central business district via the expressway.


Eric Clapton


Live Band - Getting to the Impact Arena

There are a few ways to get to the Thunder Dome and Impact Arena other than using private transport, thought that can be arranged too. On call are public taxis, buses and minibuses. There's a complimentary Inter-Fairground shuttle service that runs every five minutes within the Impact Showground.

Public Bus Services run between the central business district of Bangkok and the Impact Arena. For departures from the city, first take the BTS Sky Train to Mo-Chit Station at Chatuchak Park then cross over to the Impact Link city shuttle bus service station. Buses there depart daily every thirty minutes from 6:00 am until 22:00 pm. The bus station for the return trip is situated in Aktiv Square, opposite the Impact Arena.

Public Minibus Services are available from several locations in and around Bangkok. Victory Monument in central Bangkok is one, Future Park Rangsit on Phahonyothin Road, Pathum Thani is another, Chatuchak Weekend Market is another, the Mall Shopping Center Bangkapi on Lat Phrao Road, Khlong Chan is another and the Royal Ground at Sanam Luang is another.

There are three drop off points at Impact Arena. One is opposite the front entrance of Impact Arena, another in front of the food atrium beneath the Sky Kitchen Bridge and the third is at Muang Thong Thani public car park.

Late Night Public Transport

It has just come to my attention that should you be attending one of the late night live band concerts at Impact Arena, Exhibition and Convention Centre, it may be a problem trying to get home from there after 22:00 pm. It appears that there is very little in the way of public transport after ten at night. And because of this, it has been a cause of concern for quite a few visitors.

Should there be any plans in the near future to rectify this rather unsettling situation, I'll advise accordingly. I have only gone there with friends who have had their own transport. If anyone reading this article has information that could eliminate this problem, please let me know so that I may update the report here. Also, if anyone can provide an alternative method of public transport to and from the venue for visitors, it would be greatly appreciated.


Map of the Area

Thunder Dome and Impact Arena

Ticket Reservations for Live Band Concerts http://www.thaiticketmajor.com

Eric Clapton, as many of you know, is one of the world’s legendary guitar players and a familiar name in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame. He has performed live in Bangkok numerous times and is supported by international and local fans.


Eric Clapton Concert


The Eagles are not only a world renowned rock group but they have also performed live at the Impact Arena a couple of times. The last one being in February 2011. If you missed that concert, be sure not to miss the next one.


The Eagles in Concert


Santana and his immensely talented group of musicians need no introduction to their millions of fans worldwide, have also performed here live in Bangkok.


 Santana
live in Concert


The Scorpions previously performed their concert called Your Stings and Blackout Farewell World Tour at the Thunder Dome in Bangkok. For those of you who missed it, you missed a great show. Maybe we'll see you all next time.


The Scorpions


Deftones Live in Bangkok performed their concert, Diamond Eyes Tour at the Thunder Dome, Band members included Chino Moreno on vocals, Stephen Carpenter on guitar, Sergio Vega on bass, Frank Delgado on keyboards and Abe Cunningham on Drums. In one of their previous concerts here the performance had to be canceled due to an electrical problem on stage.

One of the band members almost electrocuted himself. An outrage by both local and foreign fans started a riot which caused the venue to be vandalized and wrecked. A member of the Thai rock band Blackhead, who was also going to perform, tried to console the crowd's violent reaction to the cancellation, but to no avail. 


The Deftones


Slash performed live at at the Impact Exhibition Hall 2 in Bangkok. The band members include Slash on guitar, Myles Kennedy on vocals and guitar, Bobby Schneck on rhythm guitar, Dave Henning on bass guitar and Brent Fitz on Drums.


Slash


Zakk Wylde and his group performed their Screaming so Load concert at the Thunder Dome in Bangkok. See the map above for directions to these and other great up-and-coming concerts at the Impact Exhibition Centre on this page.


Zakk Wylde

Thailand Cultural Centre

Ticket Reservations for Live Band Concerts http://www.thaiticketmajor.com

New Found Glory, members Jordan Pundik on vocals, Chad Gilbert on lead guitar, Steve Klein on rhythm guitar, Ian Grushka on bass guitar and Cyrus Bolooki on drums, held their concert at the Thailand Cultural Centre in Bangkok.

The Thailand Cultural Centre is a performing-arts venue where cultural shows by both local and foreign productions are held. It is a small 500-seat multi-purpose auditorium situated in the Huai Khwang district of Bangkok on Ratchadaphisek Road, close to the junction with Tiam Ruammitr Road.

The best way to get there is by taxi but you can take the Bangkok Metro to the Thailand Cultural Centre Station, however this may prove to be a bit misleading for you because the actual venue from the station is a tortuous 10-minute walk away which involves the crossing of a dangerous busy road.

While I have made every effort to ensure that the information appearing on this live band page is correct and current, I cannot accept liability for any loss, either direct or indirect, resulting from the use of the reports appearing here.

Help keep this page up-to-date by sending me your comments, suggestions and anything else you think might add value here.


New Found Glory



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