Manila has seen and enjoyed its fair share of concerts and music festivals over the past few years. More and more artists are dropping by our shores to give their fans the best live performance they’ve ever seen and this year is no exception. This year we’re set for a rollercoaster ride of big mainstream and indie artists either performing for their first time or returning to Manila. Ready your wallets for the best concert of your lives!
Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban will be coming to Manila for his Bridges Tour on February 22, 2019 at the Mall of Asia Arena. He is set to perform his greatest hits All I Ask, Broken Vow, She’s Out of My Life, and more! As an added treat to Filipino fans, he will be performing with special guest Lea Salonga herself. What could possibly top a romantic date listening to Josh Groban live?
Tickets are priced from PHP 2,640 to PHP 21,650. Get your tickets here.
Irish rock band Kodaline will be returning to the Philippines once again after their performing at the Wanderland Music and Arts Festival in 2018. This time, it’s a solo concert. Cry your heart out as they perform their songs live, High Hopes, All I Want, The One, and Love Like This. And don’t forget to grab your friends with you so you won’t have to go through the emotions alone.
Catch Kodaline at the New Frontier Theater (formerly the Kia Theater) on February 26, 2019.
Tickets are priced from PHP 1500 to PHP 4880. Get yours here.
Maroon 5’s Red Pills Blues tour is dropping by Manila on March 5, 2019 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The band last visited their Filipino fans last 2015 when they came to promote their V Tour. Now we get to hear their songs once more with the addition of the new hits Girls Like You, What Lovers Do, and Don’t Wanna Know.
Tickets are priced from PHP 2,800 to PHP 23,850. Grab your tickets here.
Wanderland Music and Arts Festival
You can call the Wanderland Music and Arts Festival the closest thing we’ll have to the legendary COACHELLA. Year after year, this Festival brings us the best indie acts to perform in one stage and for the first time, it’s going to be two days of fun and music. Acts like HONNE, The Kooks, and Two Door Cinema Club are set to perform at Filinvest City Events Grounds on March 9 and 10, 2019.
Tickets start at PHP 7,000. You can avail of their bundle packages with your barkada for lower prices. Book your tickets here.
For the first time ever, Troye Sivan is set to grace the Mall of Asia Arena with his presence for his upcoming Bloom tour on May 1, 2019. The singer-songwriter has 7 destinations in his Asia tour, the fourth of which is to visit his fans in Manila. Get to sing There For You, Youth, Dance to This, and even I’m so tired…, his collaboration with Lauv.
Tickets are priced from PHP 1,800 to PHP 8,750. Purchase yours here.
Singer-songwriter Lauv is returning to the Philippines for two nights in Manila and Cebu. He is set to perform on May 20 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City and on May 21, 2019 at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu.
Lauv is known for his hit singles “I Like Me Better,” “Paris in the Rain,” “Superhero,” “There’s No Way,” featuring Julia Michaels, and his most recent release, a collaboration with Troye Sivan, “I’m So Tired.”
Get your tickets here.
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Following their sold-out two-day concert in Manila last year, American pop band LANY is once again returning to Manila to show how much they love their Filipino fans. ON tour for their most recent album Malibu Nights, the trio will be performing in a soon-to-be-announced venue on July 24, 2019. All we can say is we’re excited to hear Malibu Nights and Thru These Tears live.
The 1975 will be returning to Manila for the 4th time as they’re set to perform on September 11, 2019 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The English indie pop-rock four-piece recently put out their third studio album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships and is about to release another on May called Notes on a Conditional Form. Fans are excited to hear the group’s hit songs It’s Not Living (If It’s Not With You), TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME, and Sincerity is Scary.
And did you know, they’re bringing No Rome with them too?
Tickets are priced from PHP 1,400 to PHP 7,200. Get yours here before they run out.
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