Olivia Rodrigo Hints At PH Concert

Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo recently hinted at a possible stopover in the Philippines for her ‘GUTS’ world tour.  Olivia teased the idea during The Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter” podcast, where she gushed her excitement about performing in arenas and stadiums; a change from the intimate spaces she had for her debut album “Sour”. “I’m so stoked. I […]

JOJI Reunion With Manila Will Be Nothing Short of ‘Pandemonium’

JOJI Manila Reunion

February’s Plus63 Festival’s headliner George Kusunoki Miller (more commonly known as JOJI) makes his Asia return, stopping over in the Philippines for a third appearance in the past 12 months. Breaking ground in Manila through 88rising’s maiden Head in Clouds Festival in December of 2022, the Japanese singer-songwriter returns through his “Pandemonium 2023 Asia Tour” […]

Janet Jackson Makes Awaited Philippine Return in 2024

Janet Jackson

American pop star Janet Jackson eyes a Manila reunion come 2024, delivering her “Together Again” tour at the Araneta Coliseum on March 13, 2024. Following the conclusion of her North America and Canada legs, she ventures to Asia, booking a one-night show in Manila followed by stops in *Nagoya, *Osaka, and *Yokohama, Japan (*with special […]

Iyaz Had A Surprise Tour in the Philippines


A prominent reggae/alternative figure in the early 2010s, singer-songwriter Keidran Jones (commonly known as Iyaz) returns to the Philippines, headlining several shows around the Luzon region. Now 36 years-old, the “Replay” hitmaker showcased his decade-long influence, recollecting his discography—which many seemed to wholly embrace. Facebook: Tricia’s Bar & Lounge Lipa The series of performances marked […]

Lukas Graham Sings “ERE” With Juan Karlos

ERE, Lukas Graham, Juan Karlos

Fledging Filipino pop-soul artist Juan Karlos appeared alongside Lukas Graham in their return to Manila at the New Frontier Theatre last October 22, 2023, fulfilling a collaboration only weeks in the making. Following their back-and-forth on social media, the frontman of the Danish trio stitched a clip of the Buwan hitmaker , inviting him to […]

The Most Anticipated Concerts This Year: October-December 2023

Anticipated Concerts 2023

The tail-end of 2023 marks the awaited holiday season, and while the -ber months normally foster gathering, giving, and (at times) leaving for other countries, concert sleigh bells begin to chime, welcoming the sound and flavor of concerts populated across October to December.  The Philippine concert scene finds warmth in witnessing its audience gather at […]

Rex Orange County Serenades Manila with His Signature ‘Bedroom Pop’ Sound

Rex Orange County

A gathering four years in the making, English singer-songwriter Rex Orange County finally makes his Philippine debut, appearing in front of the sold-out Smart Araneta Coliseum last October 8, 2023. Alex O’Connor draws deep into his discography, serenading the 10,000 in attendance with staples across his seven-year narrative. From the stomps echoed across the stadium […]

Sabrina Claudio’s Sultry Sound Makes its Manila Debut

Sabrina Claudio

Delivering her vigro-induced persona and ethereal sound, platinum-selling American singer-songwriter Sabrina Claudio journeys to Manila through her maiden self-titled concert. The Insignia Presents-organized festivities capture the Puerto Rican-Cuban native this October 5, 2023, under the spotlight of SM Aura’s Samsung Hall. Instagram: @insigniapresents Joined by household contemporary R&B artist Jess Connelly, the gathering invites a […]

TWICE Returns to Manila Minus Chaeyoung

TWICE returns to Manila

The Philippine Arena’s arguably most anticipated headliners arrive in Manila for their September 30-October 1, 2023 performances, though one member short of its usual nine-woman collective.  As clips of TWICE’s arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for their “Ready to Be” World Tour surfaced on social media, all eight members were accounted for–Nayeon, […]

NIKI Only Has Love for Her Filipino Fans


278 days since her Manila debut at 88rising’s “Head in the Clouds,” NIKI’s awaited return to the country consisted of nothing but love from her growing Filipino fanbase. The Indonesian singer-songwriter channeled a roller-coaster-esque atmosphere—subtly toying with the emotions of her local Moonchildren through a journey tributing her discography. Instagram: @_livemnl Commencing the festivities with […]