10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: July 20 to 26
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, July 20
Why you should go: For this Wednesday, it’s Platon and Pope Fiction with Bad Decision residents, Supreme Fist, Inbituin, Bass Relief & MigsfuckinA. There’s also Zerzvc, Don P & Angelo Mendez, with Nathan J.
Other details: Doors open 10 p.m. For table reservations and other inquiries, contact 0917-829-4162 or 403-5019.
Thursday, July 21
Why you should go: It's been four years since Gibson and Enid's kilig moment at Route 196 Bar, among other notable things, about Marie Jamora's Ang Nawawala. To celebrate the film's anniversary, there will be a film showing followed by a gig, featuring some of the bands and artists included in the Ang Nawawala OST! The night will feature performances by Ang Bandang Shirley, Tarsius, Flying Ipis, Hannah + Gabi, Ebe Dancel, Pedicab, Blast Ople.
Other details: Film showing starts 8 p.m. Get in for only P250, inclusive of a free drink!
Why you should go: It’s another night of poetry, music, and hugot, featuring BennyBunnyBand, MilesExperience, Maude, Demi, The Artidope, The Putings, White Wall Poetry, and The Espasouls.
Other details: Night starts 9 p.m. Get in for P200, inclusive of a free bottle of beer.
Friday, July 22
Why you should go: From the team that brought you Notewordy comes another innovative spoken word event: all-collab spoken word! The premise is simple: All the acts feature collaborations. The open mic will prioritize those artists and performers who want to do collaborations. Game?
Other details: Event starts 7 p.m. P150 gets you in and gets you a drink!
Why you should go: Enjoy the Wow, Ganda! music of She’s Only Sixteen, Cheats, Rusty Machines, Imelda, Curtismith, Lions and Acrobats, and Oh! Flamingo.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. Entrance is for P250 with a free drink! But if you arrive before 10:30, it's only P200!
Why you should go: Born in the Philippines but based out of Washington DC, Manila Killa has been producing music since middle school, while toying around on GarageBand in late 2009. He’ll be playing in Black Market this weekend.
Other details: Doors open 9 p.m. P1,300 door charge.
Saturday, July 23
Why you should go: It's a concert, photography exhibit, gig, and birthday celebration all rolled into one. Prints will be sold at the gate, as well! You can grab a couple, greet the hosts a happy birthday, and have your prints personally signed. With performances by Moonstar 88, Nicole Asensio, Gabby Alipe, Kjwan, Cheats, and Mayonnaise.
Other details: Event starts 9 p.m. and entrance is P350 but if you get in before 9 p.m. early bird entrance is P270!
Why you should go: All hailing the king in the North are At The Moment, Carousel Casualties, BennyBunnyBand, Ian Penn, The Slicks, Miles Bondoc, and Burn Mercado.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. P200 with a free bottle of beer.
Why you should go: Five years after Amy Winehouse's death, it's time to celebrate her life by performing her impressive body of work. Featuring local acts Inky De Dios of Kjwan and Brigada, Top Junk, Ouch Potato, Leo & the Tolstoys, Sando, KAZE, Cara Andrea Decenteceo and the comeback gig of Mozzie!
Other details: Gig starts 8 p.m. P200 entrance, inclusive of a bottle of beer or iced tea.
Tuesday, July 26
Why you should go: We are back for a bigger and better OPM Open Mic in celebration of Linggo ng Musikang Pilipino! Prepare your music sheets on Tuesday at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub.
Other details: Gig starts 8 p.m. For table reservations, call 0917-570-3222.