10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: October 24 to 26
This week: Kjwan, Geek Fight, Porktoberfest, and more!
Check out this week’s must-see gigs, parties, events, and more!
Thursday, October 24
Instagig at Alphonse Bistro
Where: Alphonse Bistro, 2/F City Golf Plaza, Julia Vargas Avenue, Pasig City
Why you should go: Radio Republic's Instagig is making its rounds around the metro and for this week, they're stopping by Pasig. Headlining the night will be Kjwan and there will also be sets by Blue Jean Junkies, Fairwell Fair Weather, and Steady Machine!
Other details: Gig starts around 9 p.m. Free entrance!
Electro Latino Fiesta
Where: Bond Urban Pub, G/F Catleya Condominium, 235 Salcedo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
Why you should go: Learn to dance like a pro! Master the moves of Samba, Salsa, and other Latin rhythms with Bond Urban Pub’s free dancing lessons! That is, after you have fully enjoyed happy hour!
Other details: Doors open by 9 p.m. Happy hour until 10 p.m. and the free dance lessons starts after that. For reservations, contact 09152095156
Friday, October 25
GeekFight Trivia Night: The Darkest Timeline
Where: The PETA Theater Center on Eymard Drive, behind the Quezon City Sports Club, Quezon City
Why you should go: Ready for a pre-Halloween quiz night where you can win loads of prizes? Get your morbid on for a trivia night about famous crimes and serial killers, horror film soundtracks, evil monsters and machines, and more! Come in costume as a group and you may also bag a prize!
Other details: The fun starts at 8 p.m. Entrance fee is P200 whether you're playing or not. For reservations and other inquiries, contact 0908-8728830 or 0916-4376551
Where: Sev's Café, Basement Level, Legaspi Tower, Roxas Blvd. cor. P. Ocampo, Malate
Why you should go: Always wanted to make your own musical instruments? Well, now you can! Musical instrument makers and musicians will teach you how to create your own instruments using bicycle parts, electronic parts, and old toys in this unique workshop experience! Plus, you get to jam and play with your self-made instruments after!
Other details: Event starts 7 p.m. Tickets at P200 with P100 consumable
Where: Morato Extension, Quezon City
Why you should go: Here's a unique Oktoberfest experience! The road will be closed to make way for a street protest against the pork barrel system. There is no main stage but participating bars around the area will set up kiosks and platforms so that street performers and bands can do their thing. Yes, you can come up onstage and rant about the government or simply play a new song you wrote.
Other details: Road will be closed by 7 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear white. No entrance fee and the event is guaranteed VAT-free.
Friday, October 25
2013 Club Series: Reid Stefan
Where: URBN Bar and Kitchen, 3/F Fort Pointe II Building, 28th Street, Bonifacio Global City
Why you should go: Island Def Jam’s newest EDM artist Reid Stefan has opened up for the likes of Afrojack and Krewella, but now he takes center stage in Manila! Party with him as he plays his mixes, together with DJs Amber Davis, Kristian Henandez, and more!
Other details: For VIP and table reservations, contact 09175649333
Jack Daniel’s On Stage: Are you IN?
Where: saGuijo Cafe + Bar, 7612 Guijo Street, San Antonio Village, Makati City
Why you should go: Help Jack Daniel's Philippines choose the band who will represent the country in the Jack Daniel’s international concert on 2015! Attend their series of "scouting gigs" which opens at saGuijo with acts from Revolver Productions. Will Turbo Goth, Mad Hatter Day, December Avenue, or any of the other bands make the cut?
Other details: Gig starts 8:30 p.m. Get in for only P150, inclusive of one Jack Daniel’s, of course!
Saturday, October 26
Blues and Roll Sessions 1st Anniversary
Where: The Roadhouse Manila Bay, SM by the bay, Mall of Asia, Pasay City
Why you should go: Calling all blues fans! As an anniversary treat, Blues and Roll Sessions will feature award-winning jazz musicians in their line-up. Spend your night listening to The Brown Fix, The Brat Pack, Dr. Crowley, and Ian Lofamia Band featuring Michael Bourne.
Other details: Tickets at P200 and exclusively sold at The Roadhouse Manila Bay. For reservation and other inquiries, contact 09424861044
Cream Halloween Ball
Where: World Trade Center, Gil Puyat Ave. Extension cor. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd. Pasay City
Why you should go: It's that time of the year again for the longest-running dance costume party in the metro! With DJ TYDI, Lange, John Paul Lee, Christian Raeuber and MC Lavoce on the table, it's sure to be one spooktastic night.
Other details: Gates open by 8 p.m. Door charge at P1500 inclusive of two drinks. For VIP tables and other inquiries, call 8088080
Riverge Live in Manila
Where: Black Kings’ Bar, Unit 101, Westlife Building, West Avenue , Quezon City
Why you should go: Metalheads, here’s your chance to watch Japanese thrash metal band Riverge perform in front of your very eyes! Opening for them are Pinoy metal bands Karimlan, Pagafire, and more!
Other details: Gig starts 8 p.m. Door charge at P200 per head.