Love Parade: Valentine Shows and Concerts

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Still haven't planned your Valentine's Day weekend? Book your tickets now:


David Benoit Live: Manila 2010
When: February 11, 2010, Thursday, 8 p.m.
Where: PICC Plenary Hall
Ticket prices: P5,280; P3,696; P2,112; P1,056; P528

Watch the pianist and composer David Benoit perform his pop jazz hits such as "Take A Look Inside My Heart" and "Arthur's Theme." Benoit performs with Bituin Escalante, Tots Tolentino, Gerard Salonga and the Filharmonika.

Tickets available at Ticketnet (911-5555).




Men of the '80s Valentine concert
When: February 12, Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Tejeros Grand Ballroom, Island Cove Resort and Leisure Park
Ticket prices: VIP with dinner P3,000; patron (show only) P1,800

Fans of the '80s will enjoy the show, Men of the '80s. Catch Randy Santiago, Gino Padilla, Raymond Lauchengco, Louie Heredia and Nikki Bacolod as they belt out your favorite tunes from the decade of MTV, new wave and synth pop.


Love 2 Love 2 Love
When: February 12, Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: Araneta Coliseum
Ticket prices: P2,625; P2,100; P1,750; P1,150; P525; P263

Go sentimental with Side A, Nina, and Freestyle's romantic tunes at their Valentine concert at the Araneta.


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Rent
When: February 12 (8 p.m.) and 13 (3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.)
Where: Carlos P. Romulo Theater, RCBC Plaza
Ticket prices: P1,700; P1,600; P1,400; P1,100; P800

No day but Valentine's Day to catch the weekend run of Rent, the Broadway musical based on Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme.

For tickets, contact (0920)914-8175, (0917)794-1984 or e-mail nodaybuttoday2010@gmail.com.


Reminiscing Acoustic
When: February 13, Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Ratsky, Tomas Morato, Quezon City
Ticket prices: P634

Enjoy stripped-down, acoustic sets with Paolo Santos and Sabrina in a cozy Valentine show at Ratsky, Tomas Morato.


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Last Valentine's nAPO Nila
When: February 13, Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: SMX Convention Center
Ticket prices: P2,675; P2,140;   P1,605

The trio, which was formed in 1969, has recorded more than 40 hit songs and produced 27 best-selling albums. Catch Jim Paredes, Buboy Garovillo, and Danny Javier for their last Valentine show as they perform their hit songs, "Yakap sa Dilim," "When I Met You," and more.

Tickets available at Ticketnet (911-5555).



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"Madz about Love"
When: February 13, Saturday. Cocktails start at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Meralco Theater
Ticket Prices: P5,150 and P4,120 (with cocktails); P3,605; P2,060; P1,030; P824

Spread the love by watching the Philippine Madrigal Singers, one of the most-awarded choirs in Asia, in their Valentine concert, Madz about Love. The show doubles as a fund-raising concert for Project Brave Kids and Kalinangan Youth Foundation Inc., and you can view an exhibit by LomoManila right before it starts.

Tickets available at Ticketworld ((891-9999).

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Trivium Live in Manila
When: February 13, Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: A-Venue Music Hall
Ticket prices: P3,000; P2,000; P600

Trivium, who shared the stage with Korn and Metallica in 2006, will headline a solo show at the A-Venue this year. Perfect for those who prefer their Valentine dates sap-free.

Tickets available at Ticketnet (911-5555).

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Timeless Love: John Ford Coley & David Pomeranz
When: February 13 (Saturday) and 18 ( Thursday), 8 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Hotel & Casino (February 13) and Heritage Hotel (February 18)
Ticket Prices: P3,605 (dinner and show)

If you prefer to let the Valentine's Day crowd thin out before celebrating, treat your date to a post-V-Day dinner and concert at the Heritage Hotel with John Ford Coley with special guest David Pomeranz. John Ford Coley is popular for ballads like "Just Tell Me You Love Me," and "It's Sad To Belong."

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"One Amore Time" with Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez
When: February 14, Sunday, 8 p.m.
Where: SMX Convention Center
Ticket prices: P6,000; P4,000; P2,500; P1,000

Directed by Rowell Santiago, concert royals Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez are back with their annual Valentine's show dubbed One Amore Time.

For tickets, call (0918) 885-9335, (0922) 263-0183, (0906) 371-8174, (0917) 749-9860, (0922) 813-2119, 425-7598 or 401-8002.


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Sibling Revelry with Raymond Lauchengco and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo
When: February 14, Sunday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Rockwell Tent, Makati City
Ticket Prices: P3,300 (inclusive of dinner prepared by Chef Him Uy de Baron)

Sibling Revelry features Raymond Lauchengco and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo in a rare, back-to-back concert where they sing the standards, ballads, and songs from Broadway and the West End.

Chef Him Uy de Baron's menu includes fresh focaccia bread with olive tapenade or Fresh pomodoro with basil, Meat parcel with arugula and mixed greens in raspberry dressing, Slow-roasted tomato soup with basil oil , Six-hour braised beef with lemon gremolata, Haricot verts, and truffle-infused mash potatoes. Dessert is Le Kitkat with strawberry sauce.

Tickets available at Ticketworld (891-9999) or contact (0939) 128-6569.


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Charice in Concert
When: February 14, Sunday, 8 p.m.
Where: PICC Plenary Hall
Ticket Prices: P5,808; P5,492; P5,069; P4,541; P4,013; P2,957; P1,901; P845

If you (and your date) are one of the many enthralled by Charice Pempengco, deciding among V-Day concerts will not be difficult. She performs with Eric Santos, George Yang and Ogie Alcasid.

Tickets are available at Ticketnet (911-5555).


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Groovin' Love
When: February 14, Sunday, 8 p.m.
Where: SMX Convention Center (Halls 3 & 4)
Ticket prices: P3,168; P2,112;   P1,584; P1,056

Catch R&B stars Jay-R, Billy Crawford with Kyla and Nikki Gil at the SMX convention Hall for a chill-out Valentine's Day concert. Touted to be a party, Jay-R, Billy Crawford, Kyla and Nikki Gil hope to make everyone dance with their duets and solo numbers.

For ticket inquiries, call 637-7016 or Ticketnet (911-5555).



Photographs from Gwen Carino (Rent), charicemania.com, madzaboutlove.com (Madrigal Singers).