Over the past years, Manila’s music scene has continued to thrive as Filipino fans are treated to live concerts by Hollywood’s most celebrated musicians. The art community, too, is alive, and continues to vigorously grow with the local artists’ tenacity.
Here is a peek at what to expect in the coming months.
‘80s band Workshy
Best known for the songs “Fascination,” “In This Neighborhood” and” Troubled Mind” as well as covers of “I Say A Little Prayer,” “If I Ever Lose This Heaven” and “It’s Too Late,” London-based ‘80s band Workwhy is coming to Manila for a one-night-only performance on August 10, 2018, at The Theatre at Solaire.
The band is excited to meet their Filipino fans and sing their greatest hits and cuts from their new album Wayward. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 8 via https://www.ticketworld.com.ph and all TicketWorld outlets.
For more information, you may log on to https://www.ticketworld.com.ph or call 891-9999.
A1 reunion concert
Well-loved ‘90s band A1 will hold a 20th Year Anniversary Reunion Concert series, scheduled for a Manila stop on October 21, 8 p.m. at the Kia Theatre, Araneta Center, Quezon City. Paul Marazzi will be joined by his original band mates Ben Adams, Mark Read and Christian Ingebrigtsen.
A1 had its first breakthrough in the UK in 1999 with a collection of hit singles from their debut album. They went on to have international Top 10 and number 1 hits with “Caught in The Middle,” “Same Old Brand New You,” their cover of the A-Ha classic “Take On Me,” “Everytime” and “Heaven by Your Side.”
In February 2012, A1 performed with Blue and Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees in The Greatest Hits Tour, which took them to Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia. A1 fell in love with the Philippines and held a two-night comeback concert, which was held in October 2016.
Tickets are available at TicketNet outlets or log on to Ticketnet.com.ph or call (02) 911-5555 for more details.
Guns N’ Roses tour
Unstoppable rock music group Guns N’ Roses brings its Not In This Lifetime Tour to the Philippines. Produced by MMI Live and Prestige Worldwide, the concert will be held on November 11, 2018 at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan, Philippines.
The Guns N’ Roses Fan Club will have exclusive access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Friday, June 8, at 10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. through www.ticketworld.com.ph and www.smtickets.com. Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting June 9, 2018 at 10 a.m. via Ticketworld and SM Tickets outlets or at www.ticketworld.com.ph and www.smtickets.com, respectively.
For more information, follow MMI Live (on Facebook), and @mmilive (on Instagram and Twitter), or visit mmilive.com for details.
7th Solo Exhibition of Sven Pfrommer
ArtistSpace presents INDISTINCT: Photography and Mixed Media Works, the seventh solo exhibition of German photographer and visual artist Sven Pfrommer on June 15, 2018 at the Ayala Museum. The exhibit will show a range of works from his Human Blur series, selected works from his Abstract Landscape series, and a portrait photo installation.
Sven was born in 1965 into a family of artists in former West Berlin, Germany. He has studied visual communication in Germany and earned the distinction to be a British Council scholar for visual art at The Royal College of Art, London.
For more information, please call or e-mail Jane Salvador at (02) 759-8288 | [email protected] or Sven Pfrommer at [email protected]
Exhibit on Marawi City at De La Salle College of Saint Benilde
MaraWe, an exhibit of collection of detailed plans and proposals, models and mockups of buildings and landscapes, which represents the aspirations for the rebuilding of Marawi City by the Technical Design studios of the SDA Program of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde.
Inspired and concerned by the noble advocacies to comprehensively rehabilitate the devastated area and its traumatized inhabitants after the ravages of the siege, the architecture undergraduates challenged themselves to a responsibility of a collaborative effort, stimulated and guided by the members of the faculty and others mentors in the field.
The showcase is on display at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts Campus, Pablo Ocampo (Vito Cruz) Street, Malate, Manila.