10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: August 10 to 16
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, August 10
Why you should go: It's Wasted Wednesday at Prime. Kick-start you week and get wasted! Prime is giving away free drinks to every group of six ladies! So, invite your friends over and take over the dance floor, with beats courtesy of Prime’s resident DJs.
Other details: Be there by 9 p.m. For Free Club Access and VIP Reservation, contact 0995-644-0124.
Thursday, August 11
Why you should go: This is Tomato Kick Morato’s regular offering of stripped down performances which only involves a stool, a table, a script, and of course, the actors. This week, it’s Carlo Pacolor Garcia’s Horror Story/Love Story, featuring Bunny Cadag, Karl Medina, Eshei Mesina, Gio Potes, Amihan Ruiz, and Thea Yrastorza.
Other details: Show stats 9 p.m. Get in for P250, inclusive of a complimentary drink. Text 0917-825-0338 for reservations.
Friday, August 12
Why you should go: It’s going to be a night all about the ‘90s! Music and spoken word poetry inspired by the decade that brought you pagers, pogs, and 90210. There’s going to be a pop culture quiz, a '90s fashion walk off, featured artists and musicians, and open mic!
Other details: Event starts 7 p.m. Door price for P200 with a free drink.
Why you should go: Jam 88.3 is once again bring you the best independent artists live! Join them for another awesome night of local talent, featuring Trisem, Giniling Festival, Cunejo, Musical O, and Tom’s Story.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. P200 with a free drink.
Why you should go: Kick off August with a bang! Gold Soundz is back and they’ve got a great lineup prepared, including Ang Bandang Shirley, Ourselves The Elves, The Strangeness, Rusty Machines, Sour Cheeks, and The Mad Lilacs.
Other details: Show starts 9 p.m. P200 gets you in with a free bottle of beer.
Saturday, August 13
Why you should go: Buwan ng Wika means Filipino pride! And what better way to celebrate it than a gathering of OPM bands and artists? Watch Ang Bandang Shirley, Autotelic, Banna Harbera, BennyBunnyBand, Between Archery and Olympic, Brisom, Fools and Foes, Ian Penn, Jensen and The Flips, MilesExperience, The Modern Playground, Moonwlk, Oswald Sleeps Tonight, Paranoid City, The Purplechickens, Shutter LIFE, Sud, and There's ERA!
Other details: Concert starts 4 p.m. Free entrance!
Why you should go: This August, the Manila Symphony Orchestra is putting the spotlight on German-Korean cellist Isang Enders, who will perform Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 under the baton of guest conductor and friend of MSO, Singaporean Darrell Ang. Catch them perform live on Saturday!
Other details: Concert starts 8 p.m. For tickets and inquiries, contact 523-5712 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why you should go: Chaos brings you the master of mashups and an artist who continues to bridge generation gaps through his music and tracks. Hyping up Chaos this weekend is none other than 3LAU! Let the mad ones unite and enjoy the music scene!
Other details: Be there by 10 p.m. For VIP table reservations, contact 0917-381-3398 or e-mail ChaosTableReservations@cod-manila.com.
Sunday, August 14
Why you should go: The hit broadway musical isn't exactly coming to Manila (at least not yet), but this is as close as you can get. Sing along to the Hamilton soundtrack, and come in your best Hamilton costume.
Other details: Event starts 8 p.m. Free entrance!
Tuesday, August 16
Why you should go: The King lives on. Listen to the music of Elvis Presley as performed by Roadhouse’s resident and guest musicians.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. Free admission!