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Get ready for Taboo

Save the date, the Black Eyed Peas star to lead Naked Feet Beach Party in May 28 at XANA Beach Club.

By The Phuket News

Saturday 2 May 2015, 10:00AM

Taboo, from Grammy award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas. Photo: Walmart (via Flikr)

Taboo, from Grammy award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas. Photo: Walmart (via Flikr)

Taboo, from the six-time Grammy award-winning American hip-hop group, The Black Eyed Peas will be performing at XANA Beach Club with Attica in Laguna Phuket on Thursday May 28 launching XANA’s first annual Naked Feet Beach Party.

Fans of the star will also have the option of joining an exclusive VIP Meet & Greet with Taboo which will be strictly by invitation only.

The Naked Feet beach party invites all partygoers to trip the light fantastic with bare feet on the soft white sand of Bangtao Beach and groove to the music as the global superstar Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas drops the beats.

On the night, all partygoer’s shoes will be given to underprivileged teenagers and adults through the Child-Watch Phuket Foundation. Upon arrival guests will have to remove their shoes, and when the event finishes walk home in complimentary stylish XANA beach flip-flops.

“We’re very excited to be the first in Phuket to launch this unique concept and to be able to give back to the community once again,” says Pancho Llamas, Vice President and Director of Special Projects at Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts.

“Having the internationally acclaimed celebrity Taboo perform will make sure this is going to be another epic event at XANA Beach Club!”

As a rapper, singer, dancer, DJ and member of the world famous Black Eyed Peas, Taboo’s sold out arenas, topped the charts and attained platinum plaques. He will be performing in Phuket for the very first time, supported by DJ Krypto and XANA Resident DJ Wii and Zii.

Taboo is set to bring the crowd on the ultimate ride through his very own DJ mix set and sing the top tracks of the BEP, where hip-pop mixes with the rhythms and beats of house, electro and techno music - and turn it into countless award-winning pop music. “Don’t stop the party”, “Boom Boom Pow”, “Where’s the Love?”, “I Gotta Feeling” are some of their massive hit songs to name a few. Start tuning in the BEP.

XANA’s multi-level design, picturesque beachfront location, and large capacity make it the stage of an endless list of international DJs, including Taboo’s band member from The Black Eyed Peas, DJ Paul Oakenfold who has performed to over 2,000 Phuket party goers at XANA in 2013 and 2014, DJ Frankie Knuckles, the Godfather of House music and DJ Dennis Ferrer, the founder of the Objektivity record label and Ministry of Sound. Moonlight or Rain, let’s party with Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas on the beach!

This event is sponsored by Live 89.5 FM, Phuket’s only English radio station. Stay tuned as Taboo’s performance will be aired live, only on Live 89.5 FM.


New Paths Retreat

Date: May 28, 2015
•7-8pm VIP Meet & Greet
•8-9pm Happy Hour
•9pm – 2am DJ Performances, Taboo on stage at 10:30pm
Venue: XANA Beach Club with Attica, Laguna Phuket, Bangtao Beach (20 minutes from Phuket International Airport)

Entry Fee:

B900 including 1 pair of stylish XANA beach flip flops and 1 LED limited edition bracelet for advance purchases

B1,200 including 1 pair of stylish XANA beach flip flops and 1 LED limited edition bracelet for advanced purchases and transportation to and from Patong, Kamala and Surin.

For exclusive VIP Meet & Greet with Taboo Package, please contact Sherry Jan at

As the phenomenal night is set to last till the early hours, XANA offers attractive beachfront room packages for a weekend getaway.

From B3,800 per night in Laguna Room and B5,400 per night in a Laguna Premier Room and enjoy many fabulous inclusions.

VIP Table pricing:

There are four VIP options available, ranging from VIP sofas from B16,000, special drink tables from B6,000, VIP sofas next to the dance floor from B35,000, and VVIP cabanas from B45,000, all inclusive of selected beverages.

For reservations and information, visit or contact Online tickets and room packages may purchased on Eventbrite – XANA Beach Club



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