10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: March 9 to 15
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, March 9
Bach vs. Beatles II: Let It "B"
Where: G/F Ayala Museum, Dela Rosa Street corner Makati Avenue, Legazpi Village, Makati City
Why you should go: After the year-long success of 2015’s Rush Hour concerts and the nationwide tour of Bach vs. Beatles, the Manila Symphony Orchestra will have a repeat of the latter's successful performance—this time with an all new line-up of musical works by these towering geniuses of the 18th and 20th Centuries.
Other details: Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Regular tickets are P700, P500 for senior citizens, and P300 for students.
Thursday, March 10
Elusive Silence: Breaking The Habit
Where: Route 196, 196-A Katipunan Avenue Extension, Blue Ridge A, Quezon City
Why you should go: Indie Manila will now be staging a regular gig at Route 196. For their first offering, they lined up MilesExperience, Dearest, Neverdie, Rusty Machines, Paranoid City, and Alfa.
Other details: Gig starts at 9 p.m. P200 entrance, inclusive of one drink.
Taking Back Sunday Night
Where: Mow’s Jazz Bar, Kowloon House Basement, 20 Matalino Street, Quezon City
Why you should go: If you’re hung up on Wanderland and you love Taking Back Sunday, you’re going to enjoy the gig at Mow’s on Thursday. Mindless Pop, Grancore, Riflekid, Kidstuff, Yurei, and Lindenwood are playing some of the band’s wicked tunes.
Other details: Gig starts at 9 p.m. Entrance fee is P150.
Friday, March 11
Set Us On Fire: A Spoken Word Show + Poetry Night
Where: Splice Resto Bar, Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City
Why you should go: Ready for another hugot night? There’s going to be a spoken word show and open mic night with Louise Meets, Abby Orbeta, and M Manese. Catch featured guest poets Juan Miguel Severo, Roch Lazarte, and Zuela Herrera perform pieces that will tug at your heartstrings.
Other details: Doors open at 8 p.m. Get in for P250.
We Are The 90’s
Where: Le Café Curieux, Bel-Air Soho Building, Badajos Street corner Polaris Street, Makati City
Why you should go: This '90s dance party jams with Dipolair spinning “classics” from Corona, 2 Unlimited, Ace of Base, Coolio, Nirvana, and many more! Don’t forget dress like you’re in the '90s.
Other details: Party starts at 10:30 p.m. For inquiries or table reservations, contact 0905-482-6371.
Saturday, March 12
Where: Metrotent, Metrowalk, Ortigas, Pasig City
Why you should go: It's the first and biggest snow party in the Philippines! Temptation Music Festival features three of the biggest DJs in the country: Ace Ramos, Katsy Lee, and Ron Poe.
Other details: Party starts at 7 p.m. Tickets range from P250 to P399, available at SM Tickets online and SM Tickets booths.
Marshmello Live at Chaos
Where: Chaos at the City of Dreams Manila, Roxas Boulevard, Parañaque City
Why you should go: Have a taste of Marshmello’s music! This mysterious DJ-producer will trap you with beats all night long.
Other details: Be there by 10 p.m. For VIP table reservations, contact 0917-381-3398 or e-mail ChaosTableReservations@cod-manila.com.
Sunday, March 13
K-Pop Weekend Bazaar
Where: Greenfield District, Central Park, 88 United Street, Greenfield District, EDSA Central, Mandaluyong City
Why you should go: It’s a K-Pop themed party so hang out and chill as your favorite music videos play on the giant screen. The stage is also open for artists or bands who are game to play their favorite K-Pop songs. Aside from music, there will be food, games, and concessionaires who will sell official merchandise like albums, apparel, and more!
Other details: Gates open at 12 p.m. Tickets are at P150 each.
Monday, March 14
Where: Imperial Ice Bar at the Fort Strip, Bonifacio Global City
Why you should go: Imperial Ice Bar’s got Deuce Manila and John Odin up to serve their own take on hip-hop and bass. The night will be hosted by The Wildlife, Mecha and Lance Silayan.
Other details: Be there by 9 p.m. For inquiries and reservations, contact 0917-542-8831.
Tuesday, March 15
Where: The Stockpile, Sapphire Bloc, Sapphire Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Why you should go: Slow down this Tuesday and let Migz take you on an acoustic journey. Enjoy buy-one-take-one on all local beers until 10 p.m.
Other details: Performance starts at 9 p.m. For inquiries or reservations, contact 0927-507-2795.