Gig Guide: The Bar & Club Scene This Week

Your handy guide to the metro’s hottest gigs and parties.

( Check out this week’s must-watch gigs and most happening parties at the metro’s hippest night haunts:


Wednesday, August 29
19 East - Freestyle, 8 p.m.
Route 196 - Prod by Dong Magsajo
Saguijo - Blaster Music Presents Penguin Video Launch w/ Ang Bandang Shirley, Mr. Bones & The Boneyard Circus, Giniling Festival, Hoodlum, Plagpul & Sandwich
B-Side - Jun Lopito’s ’Buddha BluesYou’ CD Launch
Bond Urban Pub - Stareoke Wednesdays, 10 p.m
Opus - District: Urban Beats in the City, 10 p.m. featuring Ace Ramos, Mars Miranda, and district DJs
Izakaya - Izakaya Dojo Wednesday, 10 p.m hosted by Ian Umali.
M Café - Manteca! Salsa Night every Wednesday (10 p.m.) and Sunday (6 p.m.) featuring classic foot stomping, hip shaking, salsa, merengue, bachata, cha cha, and sambaby guest DJs.
Prive Luxury Club - Stiletto, 9 p.m.
7th High - Jeansation 2, Fashion Show and sample sale. Open bar from 9-11pm.
Eden Nightclub (formerly the Manor Superclub) - Eden Nightclub and Venom’s Ladies’ Night (P50 Cosmos and Coco Lychee Martinis all-night!)
Izumi - Sakephonic Wednesdays, Ladies and Models Night




Barbie Almabis at Route 196


Thursday, August 30
19 East - Juris, 8 p.m.
Route 196 - 2Dididoo @ Route 196: BARBIE ALMALBIS plus other bands TBA
Saguijo - Play4Serve w/ Imago, Sandwich. More TBA
B-Side - Roadside Carnival, 9pm
Rocket Room - So What? at Rocket Room  featuring Minister Zero & Ms. Badkiss
Bond Urban Pub - Girls Night Out, 10 p.m
Izakaya - KISS! KISS! BANG! BANG!. 10 p.m.
Libations - Lipstick Mafia, 10 p.m.
Palladium - WILD & SEXY Thursday presents MASQUERADE @ Palladium with DJ Vadim from Russia

Friday, August 31
19 East - Nina
Route 196 - Cubism @ Route 196
Saguijo - Dope MNL w/ Jonan Aguilar, Lyrically Deranged Poets (LDP), Milagros Dancehall Collective (MDC), Misyonaryo, Nimbus9, Nyko Maca Presents Gafieira, The Out of Body Special (OBS), Peoples Future, Pinoy Stories, RBTO & Stick Figgas
B-side - FlipTop Metro Manila presents: Dos Por Dos Finals Unibersikulo x Boom Bap Friday
Prive - Incognito
Excess Superclub - Hangover! Beer Drinking Contest 
Fiamma - Fresh Fridays featuring DJs Kat, Patty Tiu, Katsy Lee and Bobby Maddatu on rotation.
Izumi - Fortress Friday

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Saturday, September 1
Route 196 - Attraction Reaction @ Route 196: LTBA
Republiq Club - Pure Saturdays
Palladium - Dance the night away to the best house music from the hottest DJs in the Metro, only at Palladium.
Fiamma - Stereo Static Saturdays, 10 p.m.
7th High - Indulgence Saturdays featuring DJs Buzz, Badboy Jeff, and Ron. Hosted by Gray Chun.
Izakaya - Sake To Me Baby Saturdays featuring DJ Steal and Nina. Hosted by JP David.
Jill's - Jill's Straight Up Saturdays, Femme Fatale feat. Ornusa Cadness 
Izumi - Suteki Saturday



Sunday, September 2
B-Side - Irie Sunday
Chihuahua Mexican Grill - Hangover Sundays, 2 p.m.

Monday, September 3
Izakaya - Moshi Moshi Mondays featuring DJs Buzz and Kim Marvilla. Hosted by April Sun and Gio Emprese.
19 East - Jay Durias’ Post Birthday Gig feat. Gloc9, Kean Cipriano, Juris and more
Izumi - Muteki Monday



MYMP at 19 East


Tuesday, September 3 
Route 196 - RockEd Event
19 East - MYMP
Saguijo - Tubby Trousers: These Teenagers with Skinny Jeans w/ The Dropouts, Gaijin, Identikit, Neverdie, Paranoid City, The Shocking Details & Stranger Danger, 9 p.m.
7th High (Lounge) - Timeout Tuesdays
Bond Urban Pub - The Original Models Night featuring DJs Ace Ramos, Ron Poe, and Slick Jay.

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