10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: November 30 to December 6
This week's must-see gigs, parties, events.
Wednesday, November 30
Why you should go: UP & UP is an open mic night featuring the songs of the band we all love. Sing along with your favorite Coldplay songs in the chillest rooftop cafe in the East.
Other details: Gig starts 6 p.m. P70 entrance fee.
Why you should go: A night of awesome people, awesome friends, awesome music, and awesome drinks await you this Wednesday at Route 196! This gig features the delightful music of Reese Lansangan, The Espasouls, Lions and Acrobats, Johnoy Danao, Fools and Foes, TheSunManager, and Py Barbeyto.
Other details: Doors open 8 p.m. Entrance is P200, inclusive of a free drink.
Why you should go: Dubplate celebrates its eighth year with a Steppaz Night, with special guest performers Cojie and Kuranaka a.k.a. 1945 from Japan, and Earth Chakra Sound from the U.K. Special guest MC Papa U-Gee will also be present to liven up the night! Supporting sounds will be taken care of Red-I, Don P, Masta T, Norris King, and MC Rastaro.
Other details: Party starts 9 p.m. No entrance fee!
Thursday, December 1
Why you should go: International duo Chairlift will be gracing Manila this week! Watch them perform live at Black Market! Front acts include Crwn, BP Valenzuela, and Jess Connelly.
Other details: Gates open 7 p.m. Tickets at P2,500.
Friday, December 2
Why you should go: This spoken word show will be filled with food, beer, happy pieces, surprises, and even a raffle! Watch spoken word performances from the uncanny trio of Henri Igna, Serge Gabriel, and Kat Roxas.
Other details: Show starts 8 p.m. Tickets at P250, inclusive of a free drink.
Saturday, December 3
Why you should go: Yellow Room Music Philippines presents Paramore Night: The Christmas Special, featuring performances from Paraluman, Midnight Meetings, Loop PH, Pitik, Meg Fernandez, Fiona, Now You Make Me Angry, Luncheon, Phoenix, and Aye, The Anchor.
Other details: Doors open 8 p.m. Get in for P250, inclusive of a free drink.
Why you should go: Two years of Indie Manila demands a celebration with a stellar all-legit-indie lineup. Party with The Naked Lights, Kamara, Conscious & The Goodness, Two Hit Combo, Loop PH, The Modern Playground, Banna Harbera, and Farewell Fair Weather.
Other details: Gig starts 8 p.m. P200 door charge, comes with one free drink.
Why you should go: Eddie Richards is back to take up the reins in TIME’s international resident DJ series! He will be at TIME to perform, together with Martin Lugtu, Alinep, plus Br3akingsilence on the Roof Deck.
Other details: Party starts 11 p.m. Door fee is P600 before 1 a.m. with one free drink and P1,000 after 1 a.m. with one free drink. Call or text 0977-823-1197 for inquiries.
Sunday, December 4
Why you should go: Another Irie Sunday Special, this time it’s a Tribute to Papadom! Special guests include Scorcher Hi-Fi (Cojie & Sticko from Mighty Crown, JP) and Gri-Gri from Japan! DJ Shortkut from Beat Junkies will also be joining the fun, together with MC Papa U-Gee and live bands Reggae Mistress and Coffee Break Island.
Other details: Event starts 9 p.m. Entrance is free!
Tuesday, December 6
Why you should go: The year is about to end and a lot of bands are excited to welcome the new year ahead. Bid an early adieu to 2016 in this year-ender bash, with performances from indie bands Run Like Lions, Intersection, Deliryo, New Blood, Circashela, and Shattered January.
Other details: Gig starts 9 p.m. Get in for only P100, inclusive of a free bottle of beer.