Gig Guide: 10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week

Check out this week’s must-see gigs, parties, events, and more!

Check out this week’s must-see gigs, parties, events, and more!

 

Wednesday, May 22

Jr. Kilat + Urbandub + Franco + Queso
Where:
B-Side at The Collective (7274 Malugay St.), Makati
Why you should go:
Four rock icons are headlining this gig. That’s already four reasons why you should go see it. Besides, when was the last time you saw Cebu-based Jr. Kilat perform in Manila? Also, live art! Make that five reasons!
Other details: Door Charge is P350

 

Movie Nights Manila presents Jocelyn Kapuno’s Kanana Kanu
Where:
Freedom Bar, 2nd floor, Anonas Commercial Complex, Quezon City
Why you should go: "Kanana Kanu" literally translates to "that’s how the story was told." Rediscover a bit of your cultural identity with this heartwarming film about a balikbayan who immerses himself with the I-Kalingas.
Other details: Screening starts 7:30 p.m., ticket is at P150 with one free drink

 

Thursday, May 23


RockIzumi: Rockeoke Thursdays
Where:
29th St. cor. Rizal Drive Forbes Town Center Bonifacio Global City

Why you should go: It’s your time to shine (bright like a diamond, if we may add) and let your inner rocker or diva take over the stage. Plus, prizes await superstar singers

Other details: It’s hosted by Rita Martinez, with live performance by Sauce

 

Friday, May 24


Boom Bap Friday X Calle x Caution: The Coalition II "A Skate and Hip-Hop Celebration"

Where: B-Side at The Collective (7274 Malugay St.), Makati
Why you should go: A night that promises "classic 90’s Hip Hop, Funk, Soul, Jazz samples and boom bap goodness!" Featuring
Rjay of LDP + KJah + BLKD + Aklas + GnarRate + Indio + JLP

 

Movie Nights Manila
Where:
Today x Future, 7-T Gen. Malvar St., Araneta Center, Cubao, QC
Why you should go: Watch the masterpieces of these independent filmmakers and renew your love for Philippine cinema. Also: Admission is free!
Other details: Screening starts at 9:30 p.m.



 

Anechois: A Shadow Of A Sound Manila Tour
Where: There are two shows: On Friday, it will be at Route 196 in Katipunan, Quezon City. On Saturday, it will be at SaGuijo Cafe, Makati.
Why you should go:
This is the first time that Singapore-based, post-progressive rock band ANECHOIS will play Manila.
Other details: On May 24, Friday, Anechois will share the stage with local bands like tide/edit, Autotelic, The Strange Creatures, Anton and the Salvadors. It has a door charge of P200, which comes with one drink. On May 25, at SaGuijo Cafe, Anechois will be joined by Earthmover, Between Archery and Olympic, Tom’s Story, and Paranoid City. It also has a door charge of P200, which comes with one drink.

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Saturday, May 25

 

CircuitFest 2o13
Where: Globe Circuit Event Grounds
First International Music & Skate Festival Hosted by Mark Salling Featuring 9 International Bands and Mini Ramp Jam with Willy Santos and Riley Hawk
Why you should go:
If the nine international acts - incluing Yellowcard, Mayday Parade, and This Century - are not enough to convince you to go, we have two words for you: Mark Salling.
Other details: Tickets are at P800, P3500, and P5000. Gates open at 2 p.m.

 

Frequency Manila presents Alex Flatner in Boom Tchack
Where:
Time in Manila, 7840 Makati Avenue

Why you should go: Another crazy night for the Boom Tchak series with guest DJ Alex Flatner all the way from Munich!
Other details: Door charge is P600, but discounted guest list is at P400

 

Saturday XScape
Where:
Excess Superclub, 62 Timog Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines

Why you should go: Who doesn’t love a buy-one-take-one deal, especially if it’s alcohol? The happy hour promo goes like this: Buy1 Take1 on all Cocktail Drinks & SmL from 10-12am! Beats will be provided by DJ Rodney Martinez, DJ Bigg Beats & DJ Markie Madness!
Other details: Text 0915-482-2762 for guestlist or VIP table

 

Summer Rock-Away 3: Back to the 90’s
Where:
Freedom Bar, 2nd floor Anonas Commercial Complex, Quezon City
Why you should go: Give in to the nostalgia and pay tribute to the decade of boy/girlbands, Alanis Morissette, and the Power Rangers. J-cover bands include: Parallel Trigger, IKUZO IWA, Suicide Jelly Squad, Shaolin Shiomai, RAIKA, Molded Sushi, Onigiri Infusion, Mixed Nuts, ACF, Moonspeak, Ultramarine Weather, SPRINGTIDE
Other details: Tickets are at P150 with free drink, gates open at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Sunday, May 26

Irie Sunday
Where:
B-Side at The Collective (7274 Malugay St.), Makati
Why you should go: Milagros Dancehall Colelctive leads the dred-shaking at Ire Sunday’s Dan and put your hands up for Irie Sunday’s Dancehall Bashment. Besides, free entrance!

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