Morrissey to Play Bangkok (Canceled)

Update: This event has been canceled in light of the death of His Late Majesty King Bhumibol

BANGKOK — Before emo there was Morrissey, and today word comes the one-time frontman for The Smiths man will play Bangkok later this year.

Among announced dates for a two-month world tour by the Moz, is an appearance Oct. 18 at Bangkok’s Moonstar Studio, according to a Morrissey fanzine and confirmed Wednesday by Moonstar.

Morrissey, known for his Elvis-esque pompadour and vegetarianism, managed to transition to a successful solo career following the brief but bright run enjoyed by The Smiths from 1982 to 1987.  He’s now 57.

Moonstar Studio is in Soi Ladprao 80.