Patong, being the centre of nightlife on the island and indeed the south of Thailand, is the place to go for live and live-mix DJ music. For a town of this size there are a surprising amount of choices when it comes down to opting for folk, heavy rock, house or hip-hop. From simple pub groups giving you something to enjoy with your pint to rocking bars where the music is the main event, there’s no shortage of options.
On this page, we have listed most of the bars around the city which prominently feature live music. In the majority of cases, the genre of choice is classic and contemporary rock, with a little bit of heavy metal thrown in for fun. If you love the unique atmosphere created by talented musicians practising their craft, check these places out on your next night out.