By THE NATION
Passes cost Bt300 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.
South rises again
Southern-style country-rock bands L Kor Hor, Kangkeng and Patthalung will perform at the Ruamphol Khon Tai Festival at Green Market on Kaset-Nawamint Road in Bangkok on January 11. Get a pass for Bt600 (includes one drink) or Bt399 (standing area) from www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.
Carabao onstage for hospitals
Songs-for-life giants Carabao will present the charity concert Sattha Phuea Cheewit at Impact Arena on January 20, with all proceeds going to 39 hospitals around the country. Seats cost Bt1,500 to Bt5,000 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.
Drifters finally drift into town
The Drifters, one of the great American doowop acts of all time, will bring their “Stand By Me Live” tour to Show DC’s Ultra Arena on January 19. This is the outfit founded by Clyde McPhatter that had Ben E King in its second incarnation, and all three incarnations formed the Drifters that were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Seats cost Bt1,000 to Bt2,000 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.
Happy birthday, Elvis
Elvis Presley is unlikely to be in the house when the Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre celebrates his birthday with a “King of Rock N’ Roll” concert on January 21, but Thailand’s best Elvis impersonators will be there to sing his hits. Jirasak Pinsuwan, Manuel Presley, Lek Presley, Wasu Saengsingkaew, Arthur Husen, Sattawat Tungkarat and Montree Teerakomen will be backed by the Chalermraj big band. Seats cost Bt700 and Bt1,000 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.