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Jessica Sanchez back in the Philippines for Manila, Cebu concerts

Nov 11, 2019 - 4:03 PM

Jessica Sanchez will be performing with Idol Philippines runners-up Lance Busa and Lucas Garcia

IN THE SPOTLIGHT. The 'American Idol' alum is back in the Philippines for two concers. Photo from Jessica Sanchez's Instagram

James Arthur to perform in Manila

Nov 07, 2019 - 12:22 PM

The 'Say You Won't Let Go' singer will be performing at 3 different Ayala Malls from November 22-24

Slipknot is heading to Manila in 2020

Nov 07, 2019 - 10:45 AM

It’s the band’s first time in Manila – finally

SLIPKNOT. Over 15 years after their cancelled Manila show, the heavy metal band is performing in the Philippines for the first time. Photo from

Super Junior coming back to Manila for 'Super Show 8'

Oct 30, 2019 - 7:27 PM

Mark your calendars – December 15, 2019

SUPER SHOW. Super Junior members pose with their Filipino fans to conclude the Manila leg of their Super Show 7 World Tour, Saturday, June 30. File photo from Siwon Choi's Twitter

LOOK: Carly Rae Jepsen arrives in Manila for concert

Oct 22, 2019 - 9:08 PM

Are you ready, mga ka-'slide on through my window'?

Image courtesy of MCA/Wilbros Production

Free concert by local artists spotlight farmers’ plight

Oct 22, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Farmers from different regions converge at a fair trade in Quezon City as part of peasant month activities in October

STAND WITH FARMERS. Singer-songwriter Bullet Dumas performs at Bagsakan fair trade and concert at Quezon Memorial Circle. Photo by Jaia Yap/Rappler

Boyce Avenue to perform in Manila in February 2020

Oct 18, 2019 - 1:01 PM

It's a Valentine's weekend to remember! The trio will share the stage with local acts December Avenue and I Belong To The Zoo on February 16, 2020

Ebe Dancel to stage solo concert in February 2020

Oct 15, 2019 - 10:30 PM

Tickets will be available beginning October 31

20 YEARS. Ebe Dancel celebrates 20 years with his first solo concert. Photo courtesy of Make Good

Remembering teachers who shape our lives

Oct 09, 2019 - 3:31 PM

Great teachers who shape our values, our sense of right and wrong, will always be with us

Ticket prices, purchase details: Green Day in Manila

Oct 04, 2019 - 11:52 AM

The punk rock band is performing in Manila in March 2020

GREEN DAY. The band is heading to Manila in 2020. Photo from

HONNE and joan are going on a mall tour in Manila

Oct 01, 2019 - 12:35 PM

The two indie-pop groups are returning to Manila to perform a series of Ayala Malls shows from November 7-13

Boyz II Men to return in Manila for December concert

Sep 30, 2019 - 11:22 AM

The R&B trio is coming back to Manila

Westlife’s Brian Mcfadden is coming to Manila and Davao

Sep 25, 2019 - 7:36 PM

Catch the Westlife crooner this November!

BRIAN MCFADDEN. The Westlife singer is headed to Manila and Davao. Photo courtesy of EKG Productions

Leigh Nash of Sixpence None The Richer to perform in Manila

Sep 13, 2019 - 5:25 PM

(UPDATED) The 'Kiss Me' singer is performing a series of shows from September 27 to October 6

Green Day is coming to Manila

Sep 11, 2019 - 8:08 AM

The band also announces the 'Hella Mega Tour' around Europe, the US, and Canada with Fall Out Boy and Weezer

GREEN DAY IN MANILA. The iconic rock band is finally coming to Philippine shores. Image from Green Day

For fans, Mike Shinoda's struggles are theirs too

Sep 10, 2019 - 10:30 AM

During the Manila stop of his tour, one fan talks about how Mike Shinoda's music – and his struggles – helped him overcome his too

MIKE SHINODA IN MANILA. The singer and songwriter stops by Manila for his album tour. Photo by Paul Fernandez/Rappler

Ryan Cabrera is coming to Cebu and Manila

Sep 09, 2019 - 11:39 AM

Anything to be with you, Ryan

RYAN CABRERA IN PH. The American singer is stopping by both Cebu and Manila! Photo from Ryan Cabrera's Instagram

Nostalgia incoming: A1 and O-Town to perform back-to-back in Manila

Aug 30, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Back-to-back throwback performances of the boy bands of our youth? We're ready!

Ticket prices, purchase details: U2 in Manila

Aug 29, 2019 - 10:06 AM

The ticket prices range from P2,499 all the way up to P20,499

FINALLY, MANILA. The iconic rock band finally makes a stop in Manila. Image from the U2 Twitter account

K-pop group SEVENTEEN to perform in Manila

Aug 27, 2019 - 2:38 PM

Carats, are you ready? SEVENTEEN brings their ‘Ode To You’ tour to Manila on February 2020.

Here's what to expect at EXO’s concert in Metro Manila

Aug 23, 2019 - 7:16 PM

Are you ready for 'EXplOration?' Here’s why we're excited for EXO's 2-day show on August 23 and 24

Daydream vibes: Karpos Live Mix 5 featuring RAC and CRWN

Aug 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM

It was a night where nothing but the beat mattered

BEATMAKER. Crwn performs at Karpos Live Mix 5. Photo courtesy of Globe

Carly Rae Jepsen is coming to Manila

Aug 16, 2019 - 12:00 PM


CARLY RAE JEPSEN. The pop icon is coming to Manila. Screenshot from

Aquaria is heading to Manila

Aug 13, 2019 - 2:58 PM

Aquaria is SM's newest endorser

AQUARIA. The drag queen is coming to Manila. Screenshot from

EXO adds second Manila show

Aug 09, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Filipino EXO-Ls now have another day to catch the K-pop group in concert

EXO. The boy band has added another show to their Manila stop. Screenshot from

All-star cast gathers for a cause in Ryan Cayabyab tribute concert

Aug 02, 2019 - 5:15 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 'MaestroRy: A Tribute to Ryan Cayabyab' comes to the Theatre at Solaire on August 31

R&B singer Miguel coming to Manila

Aug 01, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Catch Miguel on October 2019 at The Island!

U2 is coming to the Philippines in December

Jul 31, 2019 - 8:48 AM

Ticket prices start at P2,499

FINALLY, MANILA. The iconic rock band finally makes a stop in Manila. Image from the U2 Twitter account

Local artists raise funds for Batanes earthquake victims

Jul 30, 2019 - 9:56 AM

Batanes artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs organize a fund-raising concert to help their fellow Ivatans

FOR THE KAHILYAN. Batanes musicians called for donations through a fund-raising concert on Sunday, July 29 at the Rizal Park grounds in Basco, Batanes. Photo grabbed from Creative Hub's facebook page.

LOOK: Westlife back in Manila for two-night concert

Jul 29, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Shane, Kian, Mark, and Nicky are back for a two night concert

Pentatonix to perform in Manila

Jul 16, 2019 - 12:16 PM

February 2020 – save the date!

K-pop band Day6 is coming back to Manila

Jul 03, 2019 - 11:51 AM

The boys are coming back this November for their 'Gravity' world tour

Sting's 'My Songs' concert in Manila is cancelled

Jun 28, 2019 - 11:36 AM

(UPDATED) Ovation Productions announces the cancellation of the Grammy-award winning musician's show

IN CONCERT. Sting is bringing his My Songs tour to Manila. Photo courtesy of Ovation Productions

K-pop star Jay Park to perform in Manila

Jun 26, 2019 - 5:52 PM

Hip-hop artist Jay Park brings his ‘Sexy 4Eva’ world tour to the Philippines in September

Mike Shinoda is coming to Manila

Jun 24, 2019 - 11:38 AM

The Linkin Park singer and songwriter will be playing at the New Frontier Theater on September 6, 2019

HELLO, MANILA. Mike Shinoda will be on Philippine shores in September 2019. Photo from Mike Shinoda's Instagram

The Chainsmokers concert in Manila canceled

Jun 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The organizer says the concert is canceled due to 'unforeseen production circumstances'

WANTAGH, NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart of The Chainsmokers perform during 2019 103.5 KTU KTUphoria presented by Pepsi at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on June 15, 2019 in Wantagh, New York. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for iHeartRadio /AFP

Boy Pablo to headline first solo concert in Manila

Jun 12, 2019 - 5:47 PM

The Norwegian indie-pop performer is heading to the Philippines this November

IN PHOTOS: Thrice, first time's a charm

May 28, 2019 - 10:06 AM

Kamikazee and Chicosci also grace the performance held at the SM North Skydome

Thrice, debut appearance in the Philppines. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

Watch IV of Spades and Rico Blanco live in concert together

May 24, 2019 - 5:28 PM

(UPDATED) Start saving up for August!

IN PHOTOS: LAUV performs with a passion during first solo concert in Manila

May 22, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Synth-pop artist LAUV headlines his first solo concert in Manila, singing for a packed arena of fans

CHVRCHES cancels Manila show

May 21, 2019 - 12:12 PM

(UPDATED) An announcement from the band is posted on Ovation Productions' Facebook page

K-pop group GOT7 to perform in Manila

May 08, 2019 - 12:19 PM

The 7 boys are returning to the Philippines for their ‘Keep Spinning 2019 World Tour'

'Twilight' to resurrect as a film-concert world tour

May 04, 2019 - 6:53 PM

'Til death do them part, the Bella Swan-Edward Cullen love story lives on

Man arrested in 2016 for alleged drug peddling at Closeup concert killed

May 03, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Josh Habalo dies on the spot after motorcycle-riding gunmen fire at him in Pasig City

DRUG DEALER? Alleged Pasay Concert drug seller Joshua Habalo is presented to the press at the National Bureau Investigation in Manila on May 28, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The Chainsmokers are coming back to Manila

May 02, 2019 - 10:51 AM

Don't forget to take a #Selfie at their concert!

Boyzone returns to Manila for farewell tour

Apr 30, 2019 - 7:59 AM

The Irish group is set to perform in Manila at the Mall of Asia Arena

Boyzone, 25th Anniversary & Farwell Tour

IN PHOTOS: Andy Brown serenades Manila with intimate acoustic set

Apr 02, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The lead vocalist of Lawson drops by Manila for a solo acoustic performance

Andy Brown, Manila 2019

Just so you know: Jesse McCartney is coming to Manila

Mar 30, 2019 - 12:45 PM

We want you and your beautiful soul!

The Backstreet Boys are back, and here's how you can get tickets

Mar 26, 2019 - 11:09 AM

(UPDATED) Backstreet's back (in Manila), alright!

Westlife returns to Manila for ‘The Twenty Tour’

Mar 21, 2019 - 12:50 PM

The band is performing their much-awaited reunion tour for Filipino fans!

REUNITED. The Irish boyband are coming back to Manila. Image courtesy of Wilbros Live