LIST: Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2015 lineup

Tiffany Jillian Go
LIST: Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2015 lineup
This partial list will be updated as more acts are announced

MANILA, Philippines – The partial lineup of artists for Malasimbo 2015 was announced Thursday, January 22 in a press conference.

The festival continues its two-pronged approach – it celebrates musical talent and highlights the importance of environmental awareness.

In 2014, it was reported to have had more than 5,000 attendees coming from over 30 countries. (READ: Review: Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2014)

In celebration of its 5th anniversary, the celebrations are spread out over two weekends, with each chock-full of musical celebrations and festivities against the beautiful background of Puerto Galera, Mindoro.

The first weekend, which runs from March 6-8, aims to gather the loyal attendees of the festival. Ky-Mani Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley, will be among the artists to play.

The second weekend, which runs from March 13-15, hosts the Malasimbo Lights and Dance Festival. This is a first for the festival. Hiphop, house, and electronic music will be in the spotlight, along with dance performances and light shows.

Here is the partial line-up:

March 6-8

  • Ky-Mani Marley
  • Fred Wesley and the new JB’s
  • Taylor McFerrin
  • French Kiwi Juice (FKJ)
  • Akasha
  • Brigada
  • Tom Thum
  • Adinkra Lumads Djembe Community
  • Noli Aurillo
  • Bleu Rascals
  • Crwn

March 13-15

  • DJ Kentaro
  • To-Ru
  • HiFaNa
  • Tetsuji Tanaka & MC Cardz
  • DJ Mitsu The Beats
  • Philippine All Stars
  • Daloy Dance Company
  • Planet Zips Luminaries 
  • Swindle (UK)
  • Manolet Dario
  • Mikail
  • Br3aking Silence
  • Emel Rowe
  • Lyrically Deranged Poets

The festival runs from March 6-8, and from March 13-15, 2015 at Puerto Galera Bay.

We’ll update this page as more acts are announced. –

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