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Friday, December 23, 2016

#NYEPH: The Countdown to 2017

It is time of the year to celebrate once again and counting down all the events to be held on the last day of the year! Our third year edition of #NYEPH: Here's the countdown to 2017. Live musical events and fireworks display in Manila for December 31.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Fusion Music Festival 2017

The country's biggest Pinoy music festival makes return for the third time happening on January 2017 featuring the Philippines' biggest music stars in one massive music festival. It will be held at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Concert details as follows.

The country’s biggest, loudest, and most exciting all-OPM festival is BACK!


Rakrakan, arguably the Philippines’ biggest, loudest, and most exciting all-OPM festival brand, is set to shake the local music scene once again on January 14, 2017 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Aptly rebranded as “Rakrakan: OPM Against Drugs Festival” to raise awareness on drug abuse and addiction through music and the arts, Rakrakan has grown from a small-scale production to a huge 5-stage concert featuring 100 OPM bands, a skateboarding exhibition and competition, street art contest, merch exhibit, and many other activities.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Journey Live in Manila 2017

Legendary hard rock group, Journey will be returning to Manila for one night only show happening on February 2017. The group will make their first ever show since their 2009 Mall of Asia Grounds show. Concert details as follows.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Fresh new shows and more news for #2017ManilaConcerts

Some new shows announced during the weekend for #2017ManilaConcerts and here's the news.
-The last Wanderland lineup for next year has been announced last Saturday during the #WanderlandJungleReveal event held in Crimson Hotel, Alabang. The final acts for the festival are: Indie pop legends The Ting Tings, return of The Temper Trap, Malaysian superstar Yuna, Canada's synthpop duo Purity Ring and our very own indie-folk group Fool & Foes. They'll be joining Lany, Woodlock, Up Dharma Down, Honne, Gab & John's Urbandub and a lot more on March 4, 2017 at the Filinvest City Grounds in Alabang. Patrons can get their tickets via www.smtickets.com.

Chaos Nightclub brings you to Candyland with international DJ duo Stadiumx Live!

A glittery, supercharged and “Candyland”-themed New Year’s Eve countdown party featuring international electronic dance music (EDM) DJ Duo Stadiumx will thrill the nightlife elite at Chaos, City of Dreams Manila.

To jumpstart the party fever and sustain the high-voltage energy of the 2017 countdown party, Chaos resident DJs Supmerman, MVRXX, Marc Marasigan will be spinning the soundtrack of Top 40 hits, hiphop, trap, bass, electro, EDM, House, Nu-Disco/Indie House, dubstep and RnB. Chaos resident hypeman Ronthug, known as one of the new generation club emcee and rap artist will keep the party crowd’s excitement and interaction with the DJ performers.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Air Supply Live in Manila 2017 (NEW DATE)

One of the best soft-rock duo of all time & Philippine's fave, Air Supply, will be returning to Manila on December 2016 at the Resort World Manila's Newport Theatre. Relive some of their greatest hits! Concert details as follows.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Meet the friends of Hello Kitty


The first musical which features well-loved global icon Hello Kitty and friends, entitled Hello Kitty Live – Fashion & Friends, is set to premiere in the Philippines on December 20 and will run ‘til the 1st day of 2017 at the Meralco Theater.

Set in modern-day London, Hello Kitty is a young, modern girl who is full of dreams and ambition for her future. But before she can get there, she is faced with a challenge ahead. Luckily, she gets help from her fantastic friends.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Manila's 2016 Upcoming Christmas Events


Every Filipinos loves to celebrate their Christmas day with their family and sometimes with their friends. Now we're listing down the upcoming events for this holiday season where you can come and have a good time with your love ones.

Monday, December 5, 2016

A Monsta Fan-Meet: Monsta X in Manila: The First Asia Fan Meeting Roundup


Written by Danice Mae Sison
Photos by Yam Enriquez

Whenever a K-pop group visits the Philippines, it is always a given that they are greeted with the warmest welcome from their fan base, doubly so if it’s their first time in the country. It wasn’t surprising that Monsta X was met with a barrage of fangirl (and boy) screaming at their very first fan meet in the Philippines, but it was still very exciting to witness.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Pulp Summerslam XVII: Redemption

The longest running metal rock festival in Southeast Asia will be making its return next year for the seventeenth edition of the event. Pulp Summerslam 17 will feature 6 international rock bands headlined by one of the BIG FOUR of Thrash metal rock, Megadeth. Accompanied with 5 more biggest rock groups in the Philippines. The festival will be held on Summer '17, April 2017 at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City. Festival details as follows.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Before You Exit Live in Manila 2017

Pop rock trio, Before You Exit is scheduled to play at the Kia Theatre on February 2017 as part of their Asia leg 2017 in support for their brand new EP album, All The Lights. Concert details as follows.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Maskipaps: The Crossover x Drizzle UP 2016

This is the official after-party of UP Diliman's annual Lantern Parade. Live from the Sunken Garden, performances by your favorite local bands and DJs. Plus Hydro Manila will debut its Drizzle campus series in University of the Philipines this December 2016. Concert details as follows.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

DJ Snake Live in Manila 2016

Grammy nominated trap music superstar, DJ Snake will now be headlining his first Palace Pool Club set which will be held on December 2016. One of the hottest DJ-Producers today and the man behind the hits Turn Down For What (with Lil Jon), Middle, Lean On (with Major Lazer feat. MØ), Get Low (with Dillon Francis) and a lot more. Party details as follow.

The Calling: Finally in Manila


Written by Ava Sharra Sumortin
Photos by Seth Valenzuela

When Wherever You Will Go was released in 2001, it became one of the best alternative rock songs ever and it also made all the hard work of the group, The Calling, pay off. After this hit, they released more chart-topping songs from their debut album "Camino Palmero."

Monday, November 14, 2016

Sarah Geronimo Takes Over the Kia Theatre on 11/29


Sarah Geronimo is 100% ready and energized for her special show on November 29, Tuesday, 8:00 p.m. at the Kia Theatre. In the Great Unknown Unplugged, Sarah will once again display her flair in singing. “Yes, 100% back na. ‘Yung mindset ko is talagang energized, mas motivated to work even harder,” enthused Sarah in an interview after her two-month break. “I’d like to focus more sa music ko at i-promote ‘yung mga nakaraang album ko. Hindi ko kasi talaga na-promote nang maayos. We are planning na talagang mailabas ‘yung magagandang tracks dito sa latest album ko. Pitching pa lang ng new movie. Concert planning stage pa lang din po, TV shows, wala pa po,” she adds.

Catch the electrifying performances of ‘Le Grand Cirque’ at the Big Dome this Christmas


The Araneta Center has always brought a lot of firsts to Filipino audiences, and it’s no different this year as it stages the first-ever “Le Grand Cirque” at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in December. A show that will keep you on the edge of your seat, “Le Grand Cirque” lets audiences feel the thrill of death-defying stunts and unbelievable acts as in a spectacular show families can enjoy this Yuletide season.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Angeles Music Festival x Raveolution 2016

One of the Angeles City's biggest annual music festival since 2014! Now this 2016, Angeles Music Festival teamed up with Super Awesome Productions to bring the Raveolution as an additional attraction to the music festival. It features top Filipino dance music superstars. AMF x Raveolution will be held in Angeles City, Pampanga on December 2016. Festival details as follows.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

THE VAMPS & MATOMA PRESENT NEW SINGLE ALL NIGHT


MANILA, Philippines – The Vamps have teamed up with Norwegian house DJ and producer Matoma, on their brand new track All Night. The single is released October 14, Friday and is available on iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify. Co-written by The Vamps with DJ Frank E (Madonna, Jason Derulo), John Mitchell (Enter Shikari) and Danny Magic (David Guetta), All Night glistens with future-facing beats and a juggernaut melody at its heart.

The Great Unknown: Sarah Geronimo Live in Kia Theatre

First time ever, pop superstar Sarah Geronimo will stage an intimate unplugged concert which will be held at the Kia Theatre on November 2016. She'll be performing all of her greatest hits and songs from her newest album, The Great Unknown. Concert details as follows.

Monday, November 7, 2016

"THE 2016 CLEAN AIR CONCERT” CELEBRATION AT MARKET MARKET BLASTS TOMORROW


This November, the Philippines welcomes a triple header festivities  with the National Clean Air Month, National Environmental Awareness Month and National Climate Change Consciousness celebration . In line with this, Earthday Jam Foundation Inc., producers of “Earthday Jam”( the longest running and biggest environmental music event in the world)  in partnership with EMB- DENR and Ayala Malls’ Market Market will stage THE 2016 CLEAN AIR CONCERT as the opening salvo of these years’ celebration . This will be held at the activity center of Market Market in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig on Nov.8 (Tuesday) and will be FREE TO THE PUBLIC.

Friday, November 4, 2016

SIDE A, FREESTYLE AND OTHER TOP OPM ACTS TO PERFORM AT CHAOS NIGHTCLUB


November 4, 2016 – Music enthusiasts can reminisce and sing along to the classic OPM tunes of the 90’s such as “Forevermore”, “So Many Questions” and “Before I Let You Go”, and enjoy the chartbusters of today’s generation as Side A and Freestyle perform back-to-back at Chaos nightclub in City of Dreams Manila on November 9 at 9 PM.

Side A also returns for another set of their greatest and latest hits on November 30 at 9 PM, this time with True Faith, the group that dominated the 90’s airwaves with the songs “Perfect” and “Huwag Nalang Kaya”.

Completing the line-up of stellar local acts performing every Wednesday at Chaos this November are Southborder with Trifecta playing smooth and soulful R&B on November 16, Barbie Almalbis and Kitchie Nadal bringing a delightfully acoustic affair on November 23.

Chaos nightclub has hosted a bevy of world-class performers including prominent international DJs from a wide spectrum of electronic dance music sub-genres, as well as stellar artists in hip-hop and R&B on weekends. Wednesday nights are currently dedicated to locally-renowned homegrown talents who continue to elevate Original Pinoy Music (OPM) to a whole new level.        


Tickets to see the live band performances every Wednesday at Chaos are at P400 each with one drink. For VIP table reservations, guests can call 0917-8863678 or e-mail chaostablereservations@cod-manila.com.

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About Chaos

Manila’s Chaos Nightclub offers an unparalleled nightlife experience. The beautiful and bizarre interactions between unexpected design elements inspire audiences to indulge their five senses and surrender to their desires. Hammered gold walls lead to grand doors with mysterious cast hands reaching out to pull guests in. Gnarled branches and candlelight welcome guests at the hostess stand, combining the elements of earth and fire.

Audiences can jive to the rhythm of pulsating beats by the best mix of local and international DJs in the high-energy dance club or enjoy a premium and intimate videoke experience in the gorgeously designed KTV Rooms above.


About City of Dreams Manila

City of Dreams Manila marks the formal entry of Melco Crown Entertainment into the fast-growing and dynamic tourism industry in the Philippines. The integrated casino resort at Entertainment City, Manila Bay, Manila, officially opened its doors to the public in February 2015 and is operated by Melco Crown Philippines.

The dynamic and innovative resort complex, located on an approximately 6.2-hectare site at the gateway to Entertainment City, includes the ultimate in entertainment, hotel, retail and dining and lifestyle experiences with aggregated gaming space, including VIP and mass-market gaming facilities with up to approximately 264 gaming tables, 1,535 slot machines and 114 electronic table games.

The integrated resort features three luxury hotel brands: Crown, Nobu and Hyatt, and distinctive entertainment venues, including the family entertainment center DreamPlay, the world’s first DreamWorks-themed interactive play space; CenterPlay, a live performance central lounge inside the casino; and Chaos & Pangaea nightclubs situated at the Fortune Egg, an architecturally-unique structure, with creative exterior lighting design and an iconic landmark of the Manila Bay area.

City of Dreams Manila delivers an unparalleled entertainment and hospitality experience to the Philippines and is playing a key role in strengthening the depth and diversity of Manila’s leisure, business and tourism offering, enhancing its growing position as one of Asia’s premier leisure destinations. It has been developed to specifically meet the needs of the large, rapidly growing and increasingly diverse audience of leisure and entertainment seekers both in the Philippines and those visiting Manila from across the Asia region and around the world.

About Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation
Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation, with its shares listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE: MCP), is a subsidiary of Melco Crown Entertainment (SEHK: 6883; NASDAQ: MPEL). It has developed City of Dreams Manila, a casino, hotel, retail and entertainment integrated resort, which has three luxury hotels each with two towers, numerous specialty restaurants and bars, gaming and retail facilities, exciting entertainment venues including a family entertainment center, and a multi-level car park. For more information about Melco Crown

Thursday, November 3, 2016

All Night in Manila: The Vamps LIVE!

The Vamps are coming back for an intimate acoustic show which will be held at the Kia Theatre this November 2016. Concert details as follows.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

PWR LIVE: Suplex Sunday Coming On November 13th


With the success of the third annual PWR Renaissance, Philippine Wrestling Revolution returns to the UNILAB Bayanihan Center in Kapitolyo, Pasig for another round of high-octane wrestling action! Dubbed PWR LIVE: Suplex Sunday, the show will be held on—you guessed it—a Sunday (rather than the usual Saturday) on November 13th, 2016 at 2PM.

PWR has a lot of exciting matches lined up for PWR LIVE: Suplex Sunday featuring quite a few newly-formed tag teams, yet another inter-gender match, a PHX Championship match between SANDATA and the longest-reigning PHX Champion Main Maxx, and of course the much-anticipated PWR Championship rematch between defending champion Jake De Leon and John Sebastian in a Bacolod Bullrope Match!

We’ve got a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get to it.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Moffatts are back, ready to rock Araneta once again on February 2017


Hey Manila! The Canadian Pop-Rock band are returning to Manila for the first time in 16 years with brothers Scott, Clint and Bob set to perform all of their 90’s hits one last time. The boys will also be debuting material from their new projects - Endless Summer, and Scott Moffatt, respectively.


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Concert Scene in Pictures (Part 1)

We will feature some of our best photos from different concerts and events in previous years as captured by our awesome photographers. This is the part 1 of our "The Concert Scene in Pictures".

Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, Blasterjaxx + more! A Powerhouse Gathering on Neverland Manila 2016


How far will you go in the name of love? End the year with a bang and heed the call of Neverland Manila, a celebration of love, unity, and youth—all in one weekend—for a music festival experience you will never forget. For the first time in the Philippines, a gathering of 17 the most influential DJs in the world will play in one massive stage.

Monday, October 24, 2016

James Taylor with His All-Star Band Live in Manila 2017

American singer/songwriter and a 5x Grammy award winning music act, James Taylor (accompanied with his all-star band), is making his Manila return for the first time in 23 years in support for his seventeenth studio album Before This World. The said concert will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena on February 2017. Concert details as follows

The Farewell Tour: The Moffatts Live in Manila 2017

Canadian Pop/Rock band, The Moffatts are coming back for the first time in 16 years as part of the group's farewell Asia tour which will be held on February 2017. Their Manila show will be held at the Araneta Coliseum. Concert details as follows.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Music icon James Taylor returns to Manila


Ovation Productions presents music legend James Taylor live in Manila on February 25, 2017 at the Mall Of Asia Arena.

James has sold over 100 million albums throughout his career and has earned 40 gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, multiple Grammy Awards and has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame.  His songs have had a profound influence on music lovers from all walks of life: “Fire and Rain,” “Country Road,” “Something in the Way She Moves,”, “Shower the People,” “Your Smiling Face,” “Carolina In My Mind,” “Sweet Baby James,” “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight,” “You Can Close Your Eyes,” “Places in My Past”, “Shower the People”, “How Sweet It Is”, “Long Ago and Far Away”, Handy Man”, “Mudslide Slim and the Blue Horizon” and many more.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Unity Tour: David Guetta Live in Manila 2017

Dance music icon and one of the biggest DJs in the world today, David Guetta is set to perform in Manila for a LIVE DJ set on the first BIG party of 2017! It is all happening at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on January 2017. Concert party details as follows.

JESSICA JUNG FIRST SOLO FAN MEETING IN MANILA


MANILA, 17 OCTOBER, 2016 – Fans of Korean American K-Pop sensation Jessica Jung will be
glad to hear that she will be holding her first fan meeting in Manila on 25 November 2016 at Plenary
Hall, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

The Final World Tour: Yellowcard Live in Manila 2017

Alternative rock group, Yellowcard is scheduled to perform in Manila for the very last time. It'll be part of their final world tour which will be held on February 2017 at the Skydome in SM City North Edsa. Concert details as follows.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Armin Only Embrace will travel the world, coming to Manila on 11/25


More than 25,000 fans embraced Armin van Buuren at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam during the premiere of his world tour Armin Only Embrace. The show focuses on Armin’s sixth and most recent studio album Embrace and attracted more than one hundred representatives of various media to report on this unique event. Not only the Dutch came to see Armin’s new show, there were fans from more than 50 countries, including Belarus, Canada, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, England, India, Japan, Lebanon, Moldova, Arab Emirates, Mexico, South Africa and Mozambique.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Parokya ni Edgar Release New Album After 6 Years


Parokya ni Edgar, one of the country’s longest-standing outfits from the ‘90s band explosion, is back in the music scene this month with an album of all-original material, titled Pogi Years Old. The new record, released under Universal Records, is their 9th studio album, and their first in six years.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Moonbeats Asia Presents Snakehips Live in Manila


SNAKEHIPS have decided it’s time to reveal themselves as 24 year old Londoners Oliver Lee and James Carter. Despite a shared home city, the pair met on separate business trips to Hong Kong, where they bonded over shared musical interests. They shared a flight to L.A., began talking music and booked a studio in which to work on a track. It went so well that within days of returning to London they nudged their laptops together and Snakehips was born.

Monday, October 10, 2016

The Goo Goo Dolls Live in Manila


It's happening! The award winning alternative rock group behind the hit songs "Iris", "Broadway", "Dizzy" and a lot more, The Goo Goo Dolls are heading to Manila! As announced by their Manila promoter, Randomminds Inc on their Facebook page, they're coming here for the very first time. No further details of their show as of now. Check back for more further updates.

Friday, October 7, 2016

50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL PARODY IS BACK BY POPULAR DESIRE

With a successful run early this year, 50 Shades! The Musical Parody will bring its sexy back in Manila this December. Steam up your holiday season and catch its limited run from December 15-17, 2016 at the Music Museum - with only 4 shows on sale now.

Fifty Shades of Grey has topped best-seller lists around the world with million copies sold worldwide and a blockbuster movie. A sexy, hilarious romp, 50 SHADES! The Musical Parody is a laugh out loud night of fun that audiences won’t want to miss! The show has audiences rolling on the floor, dancing in the aisles and begging for more.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Fandomland inaugurates in Eton Centris on October 22


Fandomland is the highly anticipated fan and music festival of the year happening on October 22, 2016 at the Centris Walk, Eton Centris Open Grounds. With the Perkins Twins, Julian Estrada, and Joyce Pring & The Chimichangas as their main acts and SO MUCH MORE artists to look forward to, you are sure to have a blast.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

A Brand New Hello Kitty LIVE, Coming to Manila this Holiday Season

This year’s Yuletide celebration becomes extra special for kids as one of the world’s well-loved characters, Hello Kitty, comes to Manila. She’ll be spending the holidays in the Philippines and shall be inviting kids, families and fans of all ages to watch their show entitled Hello Kitty Live – Fashion & Friends.

The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice

For the first time in history, the annual holiday tradition, Disney on Ice franchise comes to Mall of Asia Arena this Christmas day 2016 to first week of 2017. See your favorite Disney characters: Mickey and the gang, Snow White, Simba, Timon and Pumba of  The Lion King, Nemo, Marlin and Dory of the recent Finding Dory, Buzz Lightyear and Woody of Toy Story, Anna, Elsa, Olaf of Disney's Frozen and a lot more! This also marks the very first ice event inside the MOA Arena. Event details as follows.

Monday, October 3, 2016

DJ Snake, W&W, Blasterjaxx returning to Manila for Neverland 2016

On December 9 and 10 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, Neverland Manila will take you on a wild ride as they bring in more international acts—making Neverland Manila the biggest electronic musical celebration to happen in the country.

Pat Boone Live in Manila 2016

Legendary singer/songwriter, Pat Boone is returning to Manila for a very special holiday concert as he performs his greatest hits + his favorite Christmas carols on December 2016 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Concert details as follows.

Unleashed 7 (NEW DATE)

One of the most successful rave festival series returns for its 7th installment. Unleashed 7 featuring more top Filipino dance music superstars. Festival to be held at the MOA Grounds on November 2016. More details below.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

PWR Renaissance: The Inmates Have Taken Over on October 8


One of Philippine Wrestling Revolution’s major yearly shows is fast approaching and it is turning out to become one of the most chaotic events in PWR history. On October 8, 2016 at the Unilab Bayanihan Center, PWR Renaissance returns for its third installment and it looks like the inmates have officially taken over the asylum. With no physical authority figure overseeing the events transpiring during recent PWR events, the promotion has seemingly devolved into a state of disorder and the wrestlers have taken to going into business for themselves especially during the previous PWR Live event. However, where there is chaos, there is sure to be some great wrestling action and that is what PWR Renaissance has in store for the Revo-Nation.

 Championship matches, grudge matches, wrestlers looking to prove a point, and even ALL OUT WAR will ensue and here are the matchups that will be in store for us come show day:

Friday, September 30, 2016

Get Up Tour: Bryan Adams Live in Manila 2017

Canadian superstar and one of the greatest singers of all time, Bryan Adams, will be bringing his on going Get Up Tour 2017 to Manila which will be held on January at the Big Dome. This will be his first concert in the Philippines in over 23 years. Concert details as follows.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Wanderland 2017

The 5th installment of Karpos Multimedia's Wanderland festival rolls down under as the event now will be held in Filinvest City Grounds in Alabang, Muntinlupa City on March 2017. Reported over 16 live acts will be performing this year's festivities. Festival details as follows.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

#MCSList: 10 Arena EDM Shows in the Philippines

Dance music events are becoming popular to this generation and aside from the usual outdoor festivities, promoters today uses arena-type venues for their EDM shows to ensure the security of their patronage and yeah, who doesn’t want a sweat-free/air-conditioned indoor venue? What a pleasure. This is Kevin Pableo of Manila Concert Scene and here are 10 Arena EDM shows on our new #MCSList.

Disney on Ice debuts on new stage at Mall of Asia Arena


Disney On Ice brings exciting new acts on its return to the Philippines this December with a first-time performance at the Mall of Asia Arena! Take your kids on a colorful journey with their favorite Disney characters as SM celebrates the coming of Disney On Ice on December 25, 2016 to January 4, 2017.

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