Mayday calling

music July 18, 2018 15:00

By The Nation

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Taiwan’s top rock band Mayday, dubbed “The Chinese Beatles” and “Kings of the Rock Concert” are bringing their Life World Tour to Thailand with a show that promises an amazing production, with spectacular visuals and sound.



Thai fans get the chance to witness the band’s powerful live performance on October 6 at Impact Exhibition Hall 1, Muang Thong Thani. 

The Life Tour is the five-member band’s 10th world tour. The tour kicked off with a bang by setting attendance records, with 200,000 people turning out for Mayday’s r shows at Beijing Bird’s Nest Stadium; a further 200,000 attending their four shows in Kaohsiung, Taiwan; 250,000 at 10 shows in Hong Kong. By the time the tour hits Australia and New Zealand in September the band will have set all manner of new records and will have performed to more than four million fans on the tour! 

This will be the band’s first concert in Thailand, however Mayday have fond memories of the kingdom since their Mayday NOWA 3D album’s post-production was done here, and the music video of their mega-hit “Step by Step” was partly shot in Thailand. The band loved shooting the music video in Thailand back in 2013 and are said to be delighted to be coming back.

“We’re very excited and we hope to learn some basic Thai words so that we can communicate with Thai fans. We will also translate our lyrics into Thai. We’re ready to welcome Thai fans to the concert and hope to see you all there!” read a recent statement by the band.

For the production of this latest tour, Mayday have worked with creative director LeRoy Bennett and his Seven Design Works team who have collaborated with such superstars Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars and Big Bang, and also directed the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

Tickets start at Bt1,800 and are available from Sunday (July 22) at all ThaiTicketMajor outlets and on www.ThaiTicketMajor.com.