Pattaya, Thailand, is gearing up to host the first-ever Pattaya International Jazz Festival 2023, themed “The Rhythm of the Night,” along the stunning shores of Pattaya Beach on November 10th and 11th, 2023. This highly-anticipated event is open to the public and is expected to attract around 20,000 attendees, with the potential to generate over 300 million baht in tourism revenue, as reported by Pattaya City officials.
A press conference held at Icon Siam in Bangkok on November 1st brought together key figures, including Mr. Poramase Ngampiches, the Mayor of Pattaya, Ms. Somruedee Chitjong, Deputy Director General of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and representatives from the entertainment industry. The conference revealed exciting details about the festival, which aims to invigorate the tourism scene in Pattaya, Chonburi province, and the wider Eastern region of Thailand.
The festival’s lineup features a captivating blend of Thai and international jazz artists, headlined by the legendary Kenny G, renowned worldwide for his jazz music. Joining him on stage will be a roster of talented performers, including The Firefly Fellowship, Pae Sax, Natt Buntita, Oil Jira, Pamai & Duck Club, Nop Ponchamni and the Groovetomatix Band, ETC Band, and Infinity featuring Tami Jones Andrews & Wannayot Mitranon.
The Pattaya International Jazz Festival 2023 promises an unforgettable experience set against the backdrop of the picturesque Pattaya Beach. What’s even more remarkable is that admission to the festival is entirely free, allowing everyone to revel in the music and festivities without incurring any cost. This event is not only a treat for jazz enthusiasts but also a significant boost for Pattaya’s tourism industry, making it a must-visit destination this November.