10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: September 7 to 13
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, September 7
Why you should go: Need a dose of art and poetry to get you through the week? 55Square’s got the fix for your hump day blues. Hang out and spit verses to while the night away. Whether performing an original spoken word piece or reading a poem from your favorite poet, the stage is ready for you.
Other details: Doors open 7 p.m. This is a blank ticket event so pay what you can!
Why you should go: Chaos is trying something new because there's no other way but up with Up Dharma Down. Welcome a new kind of madness and sing together at their new Wednesday night with Yolanda Moon, Maude, and The Ringmaster! Let the music set you free with drink deals all night long!
Other details: Doors open 7 p.m. Door charge P400, inclusive of one free drink. For inquiries, contact 0917-886-3678.
Why you should go: House music all night long courtesy of Soulful Jigs, Cao Ocampo, and Dyuki. Free drinks for all girls from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on selected drinks!
Other details: Be there by 9 p.m. For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0928-666-6661 or 0917-678-6606.
Thursday, September 8
Why you should go: Quark Henares' epic film Rakenrol turns five! The bands that brought you the music are here to celebrate its anniversary. Expect performances by Sandwich, Kagawasan (Glaiza de Castro and Alwyn Uytingco), Gab and John of Urbandub, Ciudad, Taken by Cars, and Us-2 Evil-0.
Other details: Screening at 7 p.m. and gig at 9 p.m. Get in for P300, inclusive of a free drink.
Friday, September 9
Why you should go: Celebrate the best of OPM old and new at Kia Beats, a music festival on September 9 and 10 at the Kia Theatre in Araneta Center! Catch the unique fusion of the Metro Manila Concert Orchestra—MMCO and top local artists Rico Blanco, Ang Bandang Shirley, Farewell Fair Weather, and Motherbasss in this special, back-to-back concert.
Other details: Concert starts 8 p.m. Tickets range from P550 to P2750, available at TicketNet outlets and TicketNet online.
Why you should go: Hip-hop, RnB, and mash-ups heading your way this Friday, care of Imperial Ice Bar’s guest and resident DJs.
Other details: Doors open 9 p.m. For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0917-542-8831.
Saturday, September 10
Why you should go: Over 16 Filipino indie acts await you, in a two-part celebration of OPM and awesome music. The first part is this Saturday so get ready to be blown away by the best of what the local scene has to offer.
Other details: Doors open 8 p.m. P200 entrance fee, inclusive of a free drink.
Why you should go: There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable so give in to Sinsation Saturdays, featuring sexy bar games, music by guest DJs plus in-house DJ Itch, DJ Carla, and hypeman MC Benj Miranda.
Other details: Be there by 10 p.m. For inquiries or table reservations, contact 0977-716-2627.
Monday, September 12
Why you should go: The next episode of Fresh Meat Mondays at Imperial Ice Bar comes your way with Deuce and Miaow on bass and beats duties! Just P100 for shots all night for those that want to start the week right!
Other details: Be there by 9 p.m. For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0917-542-8831.
Tuesday, September 13
Why you should go: Who says we can't party on a Tuesday? Revel invented luxury clubbing with its most beautiful interiors, top shelf liquor, exquisite bar chow, six-star service and the country's best DJs! Escape to Rousers as Albertus Ang, Marc Naval, and Ayesa Miaow play fresh indie electronic beats all night!
Other details: Be there by 9 p.m. For inquiries and reservations, call 0917-550-8888.