10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: September 16 to 22
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, September 16
Where: Valkyrie Nightclub at The Palace, Uptown Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City
Why you should go: Internationally acclaimed DJ and producer Carnage will be playing some hip-hop, trap, and progressive house music at one of the hottest spots in town!
Other details: Gates open at 10 p.m. For reservations and inquiries, contact 0917-680-8888.
Thursday, September 17
Where: TodayXFuture, 7-T General Malvar Street, Araneta Center Cubao, Quezon City
Why you should go: Be on board for some lounge, tropicalia, nu jazz, and sexy house beats courtesy of Major Chi, DJxAw, Nanty Panky, and Samantha.
Other details: Party starts at 9 p.m. For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0928-520-9102.
Friday, September 18
Breathing Room: A Night In
Where: Staple and Perk Bakery, G/F Ecoplaza Building 2306 Chino Roces Extension, Makati City
Why you should go: Music and poetry come together with the help of musical acts Reese & Vica, The Sun Manager, Toni B, Dearest, The Chimichangas, Swingset, and poets John Berida, Franz Pantaleon, Rachel Coates, and John Ilagan.
Other details: Program starts at 9 p.m. but doors open at 8 p.m. There will be an open mic after the main program until 1 a.m. Tickets are priced at P200.
Gatilyo Album Launch
Where: B-Side at The Collective, 7274 Malugay Street, Makati City
Why you should go: BLKD and UMPH team up to launch their new album Gatilyo—a hip-hop album that pays tribute to the revolutionary spirit of Andres Bonifacio by tackling different issues in society. Supporting them in this launch are Assembly Generals, Kartel, Lion and the Scouts, Supreme Fist, and many more.
Other details: Album launch starts at 9 p.m. Get in for P150, or you can purchase the album for P200 (regular price is P250) and get a free entrance!
Time Turns 4
Where: TIME in Manila, 7840 Makati Avenue, Makati City
Why you should go: Join TIME in Manila as they add another year to the clock with their 4th anniversary bash! For this special event, they invited a very special guest: Eddie Richards a.k.a. Evil Eddie Richards. The usual TimeKeepers are also joining in the riot: Alinep, Emel Rowe, Martin Lugtu, and Pav Parrotte, with Nomad massive and Br3akingsilence on the roof. Plus, two-for-one on local beers until 1 a.m.
Other details: Door opens at 10 p.m. Get in for P1,000 until 1 a.m. and P1,500 after 1 a.m. For inquiries, contact 0906-265-8136.
Friday, September 18
URBN QC Opening Weekend
Where: URBN QC, 62 Timog Avenue, Quezon City
Why you should go: Opening weekend happens on September 18 and 19 and they're bringing world-class clubbing to the north with two international DJs spinning back to back! On September 18, catch Katty Q from Russia, together with Those Damn Nerds, Rodney Martinez, Marc Marasigan, and MC Boo. On September 19, paying URBN QC a visit is King Lady from Vietnam, with Rupert Feliciano, Ron Poe, Miaow, MC Boo.
Other details: Doors open at 9 p.m. For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0917-803-8872.
Where: The Palace Pool Club, 9th Avenue corner 36th Street, Uptown Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City
Why you should go: World-renowned Swedish DJ and EDM artist Alesso is dropping by Manila this weekend! Catch him live at The Palace Pool Club. Students get 20% discount.
Other details: Gates open at 10 p.m. For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0917-680-8888. You may also get your tickets at TicketWorld.
The Drop 2nd Anniversary
Where: Black Market, Warehouse 5, La Fuerza Compound 2, Sabio Street, Makati City
Why you should go: Tune in, turn up, and drop Friday! Join Black Market as they celebrate two years of beats and bass with Don P, Red-I, 420, Curtismith, Like Animals, Eyedress, and more.
Other details: Party starts at 10 p.m. Entrance is free.
Saturday, September 19
Music from the Motion Picture
Where: Mow’s Jazz Bar, Kowloon House Basement, 20 Matalino Street, Quezon City
Why you should go: Catch your favorite bands cover songs from your favorite films as Alternatrip brings you another fun-filled show featuring performances from Ang Bandang Shirley, We Are Imaginary, Read Between The Lions, The Strange Creatures, The Geeks, and The Usuals. Dressing up as your favorite movie character is highly encouraged!
Other details: Performances start at 8:30 p.m. Get in for P150, inclusive of one drink.
Tuesday, September 22
Whisper of the Heart
Where: TodayXFuture, 7-T Gen. Malvar Street, Araneta Center Cubao, Quezon City
Why you should go: Hayao Miyazaki fans rejoice! This one-of-a-kind event features washi tape art inspired by characters of Hayao Miyazaki. While browsing art, listen to shibuya-kei tunes or Japanese pop music by Melvin Mojica, Jose Tong, Liquid Software, and DMaps.
Other details: Event starts at 8 p.m. Entrance is free.