The Pattaya Music Festival 2023 is being held at Jomtien beach this weekend (March 10-11) with about 20,000 people expected to attend.
According to the Pattaya Mail, the main stage will be set up on Jomtien beach between Soi 7-8. The free concerts start at 5pm until midnight. Mayor Poramet says the city added a wider variety of music and performances that will appeal to all groups and ages.
Such music will include electronic dance music and 90’s artists to modern music. Food and goods vendors will line up along the footpath, offering shopping and dining.
The road will not be closed for the event, but parking in the area will be banned. City hall is reportedly offering free buses for visitors to get in and out of event zones.
Poramet says there will also be enough portable restrooms at the event. He says mobile phone operators have promised to provide better internet signals in all music festival zones.
For the third and fourth weekends of the event (March 17-18, 24-25), there will only be one stage near the Dusit Hotel.
The schedule for this weekend’s performances includes:
Friday, March 10, 2023
Kanakwanjaii – 7pm
Palmy – 8.15pm
Paradox – 9.30pm
Lomosonic – 10.45pm
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Txrbo & Bear Knuckle – 7pm
Boom Boom Cash – 8.15pm
Tilly Birds – 9.30pm
Cocktail – 10.45pm
Meanwhile, Pattaya City has banned parking on the beach side of the road from March 1. Pattaya Mayor Poramase Ngampiches, says the move is in response to an increase in traffic issues after the city has seen more tourists arriving.
According to The Pattaya News, the new rule stirred up social media reactions with many residents agreeing. However, those living outside of the city say they will stop visiting Pattaya. Those who disagree with the new rule have asked where they will park if they cannot park on the beach side of the road.
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