10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: January 13 to 19
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, January 13
Ready, Set, Go!
Where: saGuijo Café + Bar, 7612 Guijo Street, San Antonio Village, Makati City
Why you should go: Star Wars fever ain't over yet. HighTek Entertainment presents "Ready Set Go!" with Between Archery & Olympic, Cinnamon Sundays, Kerith, Kettle Mata, Maryzark, and Sentido & Silong.
Other details: Gig starts at 9 p.m. Get in for P200, inclusive of one drink.
Thursday, January 14
Loving the Alien: A Tribute to David Bowie
Where: TodayXFuture, 7-T General Malvar Street, Araneta Center Cubao, Quezon City
Why you should go: Kids These Days presents a tribute night for David Bowie featuring DJ sets by Kikimachine, Major Chie, Knell, and hosted by James Grr, and Kill Your Boyfriend.
Other details: Party starts at 9 p.m. For inquiries or table reservations, contact 0928-520-9102.
Friday, January 15
Modium at Valkyrie
Where: Valkyrie Nightclub at The Palace, Uptown Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City
Why you should go: Catch one of the biggest parties at the start of the year as Australian producer and DJ Modium, plays at Valkyrie this Friday!
Other details: Party starts at 10 p.m. For inquiries, contact 0917-680-8888.
Will Sparks Live at Chaos
Where: Chaos at the City of Dreams Manila, Roxas Boulevard, Parañaque City
Why you should go: Spark up 2016 as another Melbourne Bounce DJ-Producer hits the decks of madness: Chaos brings you Will Sparks on Friday! They've packed the start of the year with a whole new level of chaos together with Belvedere.
Other details: Be there by 11 p.m. For VIP table reservations, contact 0917-381-3398 or e-mail ChaosTableReservations@cod-manila.com.
Where: TIME in Manila, 7840 Makati Avenue, Makati City
Why you should go: As one part of Manchester’s Pirate Copy collective, Cinemassacre has performed in venues globally from Space Ibiza to Fabric London supporting artists including DJs Sneak, Luciano, Carl Craig, MK, Dubfire, Fatboy Slim and many others. Watch him perform live with Herb Cabral and Martin Lugtu in Friday’s edition of Housekeepers.
Other details: Party starts 11 p.m. Regular door charge P500. Call 0906-265-8136 for inquiries.
Saturday, January 16
Where: Globe Circuit Events Ground, Makati City
Why you should go: The most anticipated Rakrakan Festival is finally pushing through. Watch 70 bands in three stages in one big event! There will be music, a merchandise bazaar, a skate competition, and street art. Franco, Urbandub, Callalily, Wolfgang, Slapshock, Queso, Wilabaliw, Chicosci, Sandwich, Razorback, and more will perform in this big event!
Other details: Gates open at 12 p.m. Tickets range from P250 to P1,400, available at SM Tickets outlets.
Wat Up: Feels Awakens
Where: Aloha Bar & Grill at The Collective, 7274 Malugay Street, San Antonio Village, Makati City
Why you should go: Light up your uke-sabers this Saturday for the WAT UP: The Feels Awakens. Leading the resistance are BennyBunnyBand, Encyclopedia Frown, Runway Hits, Dear Ava, Amy Soriano, MaeRoss, and several ukulele rebels we are you to hear. Whether you choose to play in the light path or with the dark side, you are welcome to join the fun!
Other details: Gig starts at 7 p.m. Door charge P150.
Where: Route 196, 196-A Katipunan Avenue Extension, Blue Ridge A, Quezon City
Why you should go: As a precursor to the upcoming DAMÁ: Danao x Dancel x Dumas First Anniversary Concert at Music Museum, hear your favorite Johnoy Danao, Ebe Dancel, and Bullet Dumas songs get an interesting makeover from your favorite local indie acts. Taking up this challenge are Peryodiko, Reese Lansangan, Stomachine, Coeli, Oh, Flamingo, Farewell Fair Weather, and Alasmedya. Lucky attendees are also in for a treat as they will be giving away free tickets to the upcoming concert. Tickets to DAMÁ will also be sold at the venue.
Other details: Gig starts at 9 p.m. Get in for P200 with a free beer.
Dimension: Sky Flight
Where: Z Hostel, 5660 Don Pedro Street, Makati City
Why you should go: Dimension is the first ever Trance night of Z Hostel. For the first episode, the theme is all about Sky Flight featuring Boys Can Trance, The Sound of Cheska, and John Odin.
Other details: Party starts at 10 p.m. For inquiries or reservations, call 0927-965-2692 or 856-0851.
Tuesday, January 19
ONE OK ROCK
Where: MOA Arena, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay CIty
Why you should go: Japan's leading band ONE OK ROCK is making it to our shores this Tuesday! Guitarist Toru Yamashita, basissist Ryota Kohama, drummer Tomoya Kanki, and frontman Takahiro "Taka" Moriuchiare are ready to deliver their energized brand of alternative rock, post-hardcore and pop-punk to their J-Rock.
Other details: Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets range from P1,590 to P4,770, available at SM Ticket outlets.