10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: August 24 to 30
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, August 24
Why you should go: This will be a fun night of all that jazz because The Modern Playground will be playing alongside a special guest, The Venus Flytrap Collective! There will also be an open jam right after their sets!
Other details: Gig starts 10 p.m. P100 entrance fee includes good music and good vibes.
Thursday, August 25
Why you should go: Celebrate the music of the Queen of Pop with these musicians paying homage to Madonna’s all-time hits—Top Junk, Davey Langit, Jazz Nicolas, Chino Singson, Mikey Amistoso, Wally Acolola, and Bullet Dumas.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. P200 to get in, inclusive of a free drink.
Friday, August 26
Why you should go: The indie force is growing stronger and this week, Monster Radio is bringing Fools and Foes, Paranoid City, and Run Dorothy to saGuijo as part of their Indie Ground Tour.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. Free entrance!
Saturday, August 27
Why you should go: Raise your flag and support local artists and DJs in this wet and wild music festival! Dance all night, be proud and shout together with Ely Buendia, Parokya ni Edgar, Abra, Up Dharma Down, Deuce Manila, DJ Tom Taus, JD MOD, DJ Funk Avy, DJ Skratchmar, DCash, DJ Katsy Lee, DJ Marc Marasigan, DJ Nix Damn P, DJ Ron Poe, DJ Tavis Monsod, and more! With special performances by Ampalaya Monologues, Philippine Allstars, Hydro Shuffle Mob, Luminescence Flor Arts Group, and more!
Other details: Gates open 1 p.m. Tickets range from P500 to P1,500.
Why you should go: Get ready for acoustic music, live art, spoken word poetry, monologues, and open mic in one epic night. Listen to spoken word poetry care of Amplaya Monologues, Mark Dimaisip of The Loudmouth Collective, Brix Artan of White Wall Poetry, Rod Marmol of Utot Catalogue. Watch performances by Suicidal Genius, The Play Fountains, Unwind, and many more!
Other details: Event starts 4 p.m. Get in for P250, inclusive of a drink.
Why you should go: Yellow Room celebrates its third year anniversary and it's the fifth for Paramore Night, so they’ve got an awesome lineup, featuring Mayonnaise, 88 City, Mad Hatter Day, Walk Dorothy, Southern Lights, Vigilantesph, Paraless, and Panorama PH.
Other details: Doors open 7 p.m. P200 entrance with a free drink.
Why you should go: Cheats will be launching their new music video and they will be joined by Ang Bandang Shirley and She’s Only Sixteen.
Other details: Doors open 8 p.m. P200 with one drink before 9 p.m., P250 after 9 p.m.
Why you should go: Rock with Ang Bandang Shirley, MilesExperience, Banna Harbera, Indigo Sweep, MIC, and Oh, Flamingo.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. Get in for P200, inclusive of a free drink.
Why you should go: To celebrate the 15th year anniversary of The Strokes’ first album, Is This It, some bands are paying tribute, including Rusty Machines, The Subspring, Carousel Casualties, At The Moment, The No Name Band, and Burn Mercado.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. Get in for P200, inclusive of a free bottle of beer.
Tuesday, August 30
Why you should go: Get your dose of Soul Kitchen Tuesdays with scratch experts like DJ Mic and MC Aoh on decks.
Other details: Be there by 10 p.m. Contact 0917-542-8831 for tables.