Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Taking Back Sunday Live in Manila

New York based rock band, Taking Back Sunday, will be here in Manila for a one-night-only concert at the Sky Dome this Summer. This will be their only Asia concert this April 2012.

Morrissey Live in Manila 2012

English rock-star and vocalist of the English alternative rock band: The Smiths, Morissey, is coming to Manila for a one-night only concert this May 2012. He'll be performing his greatest hits including his hits from The Smiths for the first time here in Manila.

Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg Live in Manila

Marky Ramone, former drummer of the famous 70s punk band, Ramones, is coming to Manila this Summer. Marky Ramone with his band, Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg Live in Manila!

Monday, February 27, 2012

Concert Review: Third time’s a charm for Avril Lavigne

Title: Third time’s a charm for Avril Lavigne
Written by Jamie Ortega
Photos by Ed Clinton Go

February 16, 2012 may be a school and work night, but that didn’t stop thousands of  Avril Lavigne’s fans from flocking to the Big Dome to witness the Manila leg of her Black Star tour. Staying true to form, the rock goddess amazed more than 15,000 fans with her captivating and truly energetic numbers-providing no doubt in anyone’s mind how she became one of the most sought after female musicians of her generation.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Sergio Mendes and Brasil Live in Manila 2012

Oscar nominated Brazilian songwriter, Sergio Mendes is coming to Manila together with Brasil 2012 this summer.

Friday, February 24, 2012

New Dates and Venue for Taylor Dayne and Edwin McCain: The Philippine Tour

Taylor Dayne and Edwin McCain's concert which was postponed will now be held this second quarter of 2012.

Brian McKnight Jr. and Niko McKnight this March

Brian McKnight Jr. and Niko McKnight will be part of "Back with Brian McKnight" Live in Manila concert to be held on March 16, 2012 at the SMART Araneta Coliseum. Angeline Quinto will be performing also at the said concert.

Thursday, February 23, 2012


Manila has long been a destination for international musicians of all shapes and sizes, from current chart-toppers to near-forgotten one-hit wonders. Once in a blue moon, however, we are lucky enough to be graced by true talent, the kind that does not rely on arena pageantry or blings-and-babes gimmickry.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Mad for Music Benefit Concert

Support a good cause to the tune of great music!

ALV Events International presents
Mad for Music Benefit Concert
March 29, 2012 - 8pm
SMART Araneta Coliseum

Performances by:
Basil Valdez, Pops Fernandez, Billy Crawford, Nikki Gil, Geneva Cruz, Kris Lawrence, Vince Bueno, Rage Band, Spirit of '67, Jeffrey Hidalgo, Isabella Gonzales & Ms. Kuh Ledesma.

Hosted by Grace Lee || Directed by Freddie Santos

For the benefit of WaterHope and the scholarship programs of Ateneo Law School and Ateneo Law Alumni Association, Inc.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Ticket Contest: Brian McKnight Live in Manila

Do you want to watch Brian McKnight's concert this March 2012? Manila Concert Scene is giving away tickets for the concert! How? See the mechanics below.

Evanescence and Bush Live in Manila Aftermath

Evanescence with Bush LIVE in Manila concert
February 19, 2012
SMART Araneta Coliseum

Setlist: (BUSH)

  • Machinehead
  • Baby Come Home
  • Chemicals Between Us
  • All My Life
  • Greedy Fly
  • Sound of Winter
  • Everything Zen
  • Afterlife
  • Little Things
  • Come Together(The Beatles cover)
  • Glycerine
  • Come down

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Forevermore: A Birthday Treat

Juris in Forevermore: A Birthday Treat.
With special guest - EBE Dancel
March 10, 2012
Music Museum

A Day To Remember Live in Manila

Metalcore/pop punk band, A Day To Remember is coming to Manila, Philippines for the very first time this Summer 2012. Catch A Day To Remember LIVE in Manila on March 2012!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Avenged Sevenfold Live in Manila

American heavy metal band, Avenged Sevenfold, is coming to the Philippines for the very first time this Summer 2012. Get ready to rock with Avenged Sevenfold LIVE at the Big Dome!

Monday, February 13, 2012

UP Fair 2012: LOVERAGE 6 - Innervate

On February 16, 2012, prepare to experience the 6th installment of the LoveRage concert series at the UP Sunken Garden at 6PM – 3AM, featuring Pupil, Urbandub, Ebe of Sugarfree, Callalily, 6Cyclemind, Kjwan, Moonstar88, Chicosci, Typecast, Tanya Markova, Delara, Paraluman, Paramita, Peryodiko, Hilera, General Luna, Giniling Festival, Gracenote, Ernville, Duster, Kamote Club, Never the Strangers, Rox Puno, Banda niKleggy, Squeezers, IndayBote, AND MANY MORE! Watch out for special performances from UP IndakOryantal, UPeepz and UP Repertory Company.LoveRage 6: Innervate is a concert event sponsored by AdelfeEnuCrea Sorority, UP Pan Xenia Fraternity, and UP 49ers for the upcoming UP Fair 2012.

UP Fair 2012: Status Change

UP Jzone & Becca Music, Inc. are preparing an exciting and refreshing lineup of foreign band/s, variety groups, and dance troupes to perform with various local bands. They have one purpose of joining the organizing teams for the UP Fair – to share the transforming love of Jesus Christ.

Becca Music Inc. and UP Jzone presents...
Status Change
February 17, 2012
UP Diliman Sunken Garden

QUEST - The Crew - Stephanie Dan - Julianne Tarroja - Maya's Anklet - Acel van Ommen - Indios - Alarice - Every Nation Singapore - Doki - Salamin and a lot more!

Ticket price:

You can buy your tickets at the venue.

Greyson Chance Live in Manila 2012

After his successful series of mall shows here in Manila last November 2011, Greyson Chance returns to Manila for a one night only concert this Summer 2012! His first ever major concert here in Manila, Philippines.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Pinoy Pride: Filipina international singer Lea Salonga to share the stage with American RnB singer James Ingram

Title: Pinoy Pride: Filipina international singer Lea Salonga to share the stage with American RnB singer James Ingram
Written by: Jamie Ortega

We’re sure everyone is feeling a little more lovey-dovey than usual, especially with Valentines fast approaching. One of the many concerts to be staged during the love month is James Ingram The Birthday Valentine Concert.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Live in Manila

New York based indie pop band, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, will be here in Manila for a one night only concert which will be held at the Hard Rock Cafe this February.

Friday, February 10, 2012

The Platters Live in Manila

Vocal group of the early rock and roll era, The Platters, is coming to Manila this March 2012!

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Pioneer World Tour: The Maine Live in Manila

Pop rock band, The Maine, will be returning to Manila this Summer as part of their Pioneer World Tour. It will be their second time here in Manila after the successful series of mall shows last year. Now, they are back! Their very first MAJOR concert right here in the Philippines!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

In Your Arms World Tour: Kina Grannis Live in Manila

Making her way to Asia for the first time, be sure to be captivated by Kina’s intimate performance, just 1 Kina Grannis and her guitar, serenading audiences with her sweet, melancholy, hope-filled songs like Valentine, In Your Arms and many others. Come on down for a wonderful evening of sweet serenades!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Valentine Symphonies at Eastwood Mall

This season of hearts, we’re turning up the romance as Eastwood Mall bring you Valentine Symphonies. Sit back and enjoy live performances from local and foreign artists at the Eastwood Mall Open Park and feel the love in air this month of February.

Fall in love all over again as you listen to the duets of popular OPM singer-songwriters Dingdong Avanzado and Rachel Alejandro on February 11 at 7PM. Relive your most romantic moments as they perform timeless love songs such as “Nakapagtataka”, “Paalam Na”, “Maybe This Time” and “You Should Know By Now”.

Be serenaded by international teen sensation Charlie Green on February 14 at 7PM. This charming British-Filipino crooner, who has come a long way since his breakout act in Britain’s Got Talent, is back and has released a new album called “Rainbow”. Witness an all grown-up Charlie Green transition into more mature pop music as he sings his way into your heart this Valentine’s Day.

Fire up the passion with some soulful music from the P.I. Jazz Festival featuring jazz singer, Kevyn Lettau, on February 17 at 8PM. Internationally renowned for her music, this talented artist has toured all over the world and has performed with jazz legends such as Sergio Mendes. Let this Brazilian songstress cast a spell on you with her unique style and sultry voice and you’ll find that there’s nothing like jazz to get you in the mood for love.

Valentine Specials

Indulge in hearty discounts, awesome freebies and promos offered by participating establishments at Eastwood City  this Valentine season.

Eastwood Richmonde Hotel has a lot to offer for those looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day in an intimate setting. Wine and dine at their Eastwood Cafe and savor a five-course French-inspired dinner on February 13 & 14. You can also opt to eat to your heart’s content at the cocktail buffet at The Lounge from or enjoy a Bar Chow Buffet as the Big Bash Band plays at The Gallery at 8:30PM..

New Bistro Deli’s Valentine has prepared a special box of “Heart Pounding Donuts” so surprise your special someone with a half-dozen assortment of luscious heart-shaped donuts.

Catch the live acoustic sessions at Uncle Cheffy’s this month and dig in to The Flying Pig’s delicious buffet on February 12 and 14.

For all the single ladies out there, don’t despair. Turn your Valentine’s Day into a girl’s night out with Red Box’s “Red Hot Date with 8” promo.  Ladies in groups of 8 get in for free from February 10 – 18 during the primetime hours. 

Other establishments offering discounts and freebies include CCA Kitchen,  Ramen Bar, Johnny Rockets, Bigoli, Dippin’ Dots, The Sandwich Guy and Hecky’s Lechon.

For inquiries and reservations, call the Eastwood Mall Concierge at 709-0888, 709-9888 or 0917-8380111. Log on to Like us on and get your quick updates at

Valentine Music with the Masters

The season of love is right around the corner and Venice Piazza is making February more interesting with a series of concerts with the Masters: San Valentino Con Musical del Maestro.

Reminisce to classic love songs made famous by Am eric an singer Rex Smith on February 12, 7PM at the Venice Piazza. Be captivated by the cool voice of the singer who brought us the hit songs “Simply Jessie” and “You Take My Breath Away”.

Following this performance would be a special Valentine’s Day performance on February 14 at 7pm. Dingdong Avanzado and Rachel Alejandro will be rendering love songs to all the couples who have come out to celebrate this special day. Audiences will surely be captivated as this duet reminds you of how music has the power to bring people together.

Smooth music will be brought to you by Kevyn Lettau as the Philippine International Jazz Festival 2012 comes to Venice Piazza on February 18 at 8pm. Experience a different take on music with this gifted Brazilian vocalist whom you can expect nothing less than the best.

Capping of the love month is the award-winning and multi-talented Lea Salonga on February 26 at 7pm. This special evening has been prepared for all the couples who wish for the love month never to end. This world-renowned performer is sure to leave you with music perfect to accompany memories that will last you a lifetime!

There couldn’t be a more perfect way of celebrating the season of love than with music from the Masters. So head on down to Venice Piazza this February with your loved ones for a Valentine’s you’ll never forget.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

UP Fair 2012

The much-awaited college fair in the Philippines! The annual UP Fair to be held next week. A week long celebration with LIVE concerts featuring top local acts in the country. The UP Fair will be held at the Sunken Garden in UP Diliman from February 14, 2012 to February 18, 2012.
Visit: for more details about this year's UP Fair.

Planetshakers and Israel Houghton & New Breed Live in Manila

Australian worship band, Planetshakers returns to the Philippines with worship leader, Israel Houghton & New Breed LIVE at the Big Dome!

Jose and Wally Sa Araneta: A Party For Every Juan!

Just announced last Saturday, January 25, 2012 on GMA 7's noontime variety show, Eat Bulaga, comedy duo, Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola will be having their very first major comedy concert at the Big Dome this 2012.

Calvin Harris LIVE DJ Set in Manila

The no. 1 most preferred broadband in the Philippines, Globe Tattoo, brings you Calvin Harris LIVE in Manila this month!

Calvin Harris LIVE DJ SET
with BURNS and Mars Miranda
February 23, 2012 - Thursday
Republiq Club

Simple Plan: Get Your Heart On! Tour 2012 Concert Review

Title: Simple Plan: Get Your Heart On! Tour 2012
Written by Jhoanne Mariano
Edited by Jamie Ortega 
Photos by Ed Clinton Go for Manila Concert Scene
Videos by Kevin Pableo for Manila Concert Scene

Thousands of fans got their hearts on last January 12, 2012 as popular rock group Simple Plan  brought their Get Your Heart On Tour  to the Smart Araneta Coliseum. It’s been years since the popular punk rock band’s had a hit single, and judging by the popularity of Jet Lag. It’s as if they’ve risen from the dead with bigger and better songs for their fans. As the saying goes third time is the charm and it was the bands third time to perform in Manila. Even if they’ve been here before, Manila’s still got lots of love for the group as proven by the number of fans screaming at the concert.