Music in the Garden: ‘Heart of the Land’ this week

The 31th Music in the Garden, organized by the Public Relations Department (PRD) is set for tomorrow (Thursday), with this week’s theme ‘Heart of the Land’ presenting singers from the Vocalists Association of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and the PRD band, to celebrate H.R.H. Princess Sirindhorn’s 60th Birthday Anniversary.
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The concert will feature National Artist, Suthep Wongkamhaeng, along with other prolific singers. The music played will be the Thai classic hits ‘Bod Rean Sorn Jai’, ‘Ku Lab Pak Sun’ and ‘Pror Chanan’ [which was made famous by Charat Feungarom].

The audience will certainly be treated to a spectacular show. The event will as usual be held at the PRD Conference Hall in Soi Areesampan, Rama 6 Road, Phayathai District, Bangkok; beginning at 3 pm. All the way to 7 p.m. Thursday. Admission to the concert is free. – See more at: http://thainews.prd.go.th/CenterWeb/NewsEN/NewsDetail?NT01_NewsID=WNART5804080010003#sthash.Td6gA9Is.dpuf

Title: Hua Hin Jazz Festival
Location: Hua Hin
Description: The annual Hua Hin Jazz Festival continues to grow in both popularity and professionalism, drawing visitors and musicians from Thailand and across the globe. Multiple stages, many of which are located on the beach, feature local and international talent in this beautiful seaside town that goes all out to welcome visitors. Car parking, shuttle busses, food stalls, games, and elaborate decoration are all part of the convenient and festive atmosphere of the Hua Hin Jazz Festival, put on by the residents and business of Hua Hin.

All performances during the three-day Hua Hin Jazz Festival are free and continue from 1530 until midnight. No wonder this “Royal Town” is sometimes renamed “Jazz Town” when its streets are packed with music lovers of all ages, who gather to enjoy the best of jazz from both international and Asian musicians. The Hua Hin Jazz Festival certainly adds value for any holiday maker visiting Hua Hin during the balmy June or July weekend over which it spans.
Hua Hin is approximately 220 km from Bangkok and is noted for being the country’s first beach resort discovered by royalty and nobility in the post war years when the only feasible way to reach its golden beaches was by steam train.

Category: Music & Concert

Suitable for: All types of travelers
Start Date: 2011-08-26
End Date: 2011-08-27

Title: Phuket International Blues Rock Festival
Description: The Phuket International Blues Rock Festival continues to grow bigger, with more than a dozen acts performing on stage during the two-night 2009 event. Now a firm fixture in Phuket’s annual entertainment calendar, the Phuket Blues festival attracts top blues bands from around Thailand in addition to popular bands from Australia and the US, making it arguably the most exciting Thailand music festival.
Ricky Zen emceed the 2009 event, which was headlined by Eric Bibb! Eric is a New York native but has lived in Europe most of his adult life. He is one of the greatest contemporary bluesmen and tours constantly all over the world.
The 2009 festival also featured a tribute act for the first time: Chasing Jimi – a Tribute to Jimi Hendrix featuring Jimmy Fame (USA).
Established to support local charities, the Phuket International Blues Rock Festival donates funds to charities that organize education for young children — the Phuket International Women’s Club and the Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation.

Category: Fairs & Festivals, Music & Concert

By Bus Air-conditioned and non air-conditioned buses leave Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal for Phuket several times daily. Trips by air-conditioned bus, which normally leaves in the evening, take about 13 hours. ,Call 0 2434 7192, 0 2435 1199 or visit www.transport.co.th for more information.,

By Train By rail,There is no direct train service to Phuket. Travelers arriving by train must get off at Phun Phin Railway Station in Surat Thani Province and continue by regular bus to Phuket. For more information, call the State Railway of Thailand, 1690, 0 2223 7010, or 0 2223 7020.

By Other
This is perhaps the easiest way to get to Phuket. Domestic airlines operate several flights daily between Bangkok and Phuket. Some flights go to Phuket via Samui Island with a 40-minute stopover. List of operators are as follows:,Phuket Air offers daily flights to Phuket and the journey takes only 1.20 hours. Call 02 6798999 or visit www.phuketairlines.com for more details on flights.,Bangkok Airways has daily flights connecting Phuket with Pattaya and Samui. For more information, contact their Bangkok office at tel. 66 2265 5678. Reservations can be made at tel. 66 2265 5555. Alternatively, browse its website at www.bangkokair.com for more flight details.,Thai Airways International has numerous daily flights servicing the Bangkok-Phuket route. In addition, they have regular flights connecting Phuket with Hat Yai, Surat Thani, and Narathiwat Provinces. For more information, contact their Bangkok office at tel. 02 628 2000 or book your seat online at www.thaiairways.com,One-to-Go by Orient Thai operates a daily flight between Bangkok and Phuket. The flight time is 1.20 hours. Call 1126 or visit www.onetwo-go.com for more information.,Air Asia also offers several daily flights connecting Bangkok and Phuket. The flight time is 1.20 hours. Visit www.airasia.com or call 02 5159999 for reservations.,Nok Air has several daily flights between Bangkok and Phuket with a flight time of 1.20 hours. Visit www.nokair.com or call 1318 to make your reservation. ,Destination Air porvides first class seaplane transfers to and from Phuket Internation Airport to resorts and hotels located in the Andaman sea. Popular destinations are such as Ko Phi Phi, Krabi, Ko Lanta. Services commence in July 2006. Contact Bangkok Office of Destination Air at Tel: 0 2261 5323, Fax: 0 2261 5331 or visit www.destinationair.com ,
Start Date: 2011-02-25
End Date: 2011-02-26

Title: Reggae & Ska International Music Festival # 6
Description: Reggae & Ska International Music Festival # 6
Date : January 21-23, 2011
Venue : Huay Tung Tao, Chaing Mai

Activities : Reggae & Ska concert, Global warming exhibition

21 JANUARY 2011

03:00 – 04:20 pm DJ Seed DJ Pirate reggae rock steady
04:20 – 05:30 pm We Be Jammin Drum Circle + BackPacker + The Impulse Afro Beat
05:30 – 06:00 pm Soontaree Vechanont Thai northern folk
06:00 – 06:15 pm Grand Opening Roots Reggae Soul
06:15 – 07:00 pm Gapi dub
07:00 – 07:45 pm Deep O Sea Thai reggae
07:45 – 08:30 pm Sista Apsara E-Sarn reggae style
08:30 – 09:30 pm Tony Rankin,Ruff Scott, Sister Cindy Feat.Kai Jo Brothers Jamaican Riddim
09:30 – 09:45 pm DJ Seed&DJ Pirate
09:45 – 11:00 pm Sister Carol Jamaican reggae
11:00 – 11:45 pm Srirajah Rockers dub
11:45 – 12:30 am Teddy Ska ska rock
12:30 – o1:15 am Took&Friends Jimi Hendrix 0f Ping Rivers
01:15 – 02:00 am GoldRed thai reggae
02:00 – 02:45 am Fantuzzi world beat
02:45 – 05:00 am DJ Dr.DaPookster
DJ Tony Assassin
DJ Pirate
DJ Seed dub dub ska dancehall

22 JANUARY 2011

03:00 – 04:20 pm DJ Pirate DJ Seed rock steady reggae
04:20 – 05:30 pm We Be Jammin Drum Circle + BackPacker + The Impulse Afro Beat
05:30 – 06:00 pm Ukulele
06:00 – 06:45 pm Somrom Band southern Thai reggae
06:45 – 07:30 pm Jumakae neo soul
07:30 – 08:30 pm Kingkong Sound System Langkawi Island reggae style
08:30 – 09:45 pm T Bone ska jazz
09:45 – 10:15 pm DJ Seed&DJ Pirate
10:15 – 12:00 pm Easy Star All-Star dub
01:00 – 02:00 am Rajahsie I Petchaburian dub style
10:15 – 12:00 pm Mahajamreon electronica dub live
02:00 – 02:45 am Astona pai gypsy music from greece
02:45 – 05:00 am DJ Dragon DJ Katsuji 420 DJ Pirate DJ Seed electro dub lover rock ska dancehall

23 JANUARY 2011

03:00 – 04:20 pm DJ Pirate DJ Seed rock steady reggae
04:20 – 05:30 pm We Be Jammin Drum Circle + BackPacker + The Impulse Afro Beat
05:30 – 06:00 pm Djembe Band
06:00 – 06:30 pm Chiangmaica chiangmai reggae
06:30 – 07:00 pm Plearn Promdang Khonkean Skaband
07:00 – 07:45 pm Ok Mocca Thai ragga muffin
07:45 – 08:30 pm Ta-Mone horn rock ska
08:30 – 09:30 pm Super Glasses Ska Thai mento ska
09:30 – 10:45 pm Kai Jo Brothers Feat.Lanna Commins Thai new roots reggae
10:45 – 11:00 pm DJ Seed&DJ Pirate Petchaburian dub style
11:00 – 12:15 pm Ky-Mani Marley Son of Bob Marley
12:15 – 01:15 pm Job 2 Do Thai southern roots reggae
01:15 – 02:00 am La Sabrosa Sabrosura ska Maxican
02:00 – 02:45 am Astona pai gypsy music from greece
02:45 – 05:00 am DJ Dam
– DJ Kalymistic Crew
– DJ Seed
– DJ Pirate dub dancehall dancehall ska

For more information :
TAT Chaing Mai office Tel. 0 5361 2982-3
www.paireggaefest.com
Date: 2011-01-21

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