Chiang Mai has a very active music community both Thai and international. Live music is available every night of the year with music venues, pubs and bars always popular and regularly attended. Every genre is catered for so if you like laid back jazz or headbanging metal you will find it in town. Some venues also hold jam sessions and invite all-comers to participate.

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East Bar live Music – Oldies to Indies
Enjoy Oldies to Indie every Thursday night
East Bar Live Music – Blues / Oldies / Jazz
Every Sunday Evening
East Bar Live Music – Soul / R&B
Live Soul / R&B every Monday night
Chiang Mai Ginastera International Music Festival
Music Festival and Competition 2019