Gigs You Shouldn’t Miss this Month:
Don’t let the less-than-perfect weather and the impending return to classes get you down. Summer may be over, but the fun doesn’t have to end. Pick yourself up off the floor, wash off the seasonal affective disorder and put on your best game face—here are 8 gigs you can look forward to that are sure to put your June rainy day blues to rest.
P200 + one free beer | Facebook Event Page
When: 9PM, Thursday, June 9
Where: Route 196, 196-A Katipunan Avenue Extension, Blue Ridge A, Quezon City
Performances by: Saydie, Cheats, Halik ni Gringo, Loop PH and Audiocity
Indie Manila teams up with Support Your Local Indie Scene for their monthly gig at Route 196 to hold tribute for the dearly departed Rapi Serrano by celebrating with some of his favorite bands. Celebrate the Unstoppable force of the local indie scene with them! See you there!
7. I’m Never Over You: Celebrating 15 Years of John Mayer’s Room for Squares
P300 at the door | Facebook Event Page
When: 7pm, Friday, June 10
Where: 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub, 5F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City
Performances by: LIME, The Espasouls, Nights of Rizal, Kai Honasan, Reese Lansangan, Clara Benin, Sud Ballecer, Jensen Gomez, Miles Bondoc, Martti Franca and KR Quinon.
Celebrate your love and devotion for John Mayer’s iconic Room for Squares album with musicians who will put their own distinct and unforgettable spin on his songs.
6. Bless the Fall
P2,200 (Bleachers) | P3,000 (VIP) | Facebook Event Page
When: 6pm, Monday, June 13
Where: Skydome, North EDSA
Experience the one-of-a-kind metalcore quintet and find out just why they left such an impact at PULP Summer Slam back in 2012. In their first solo show in the Philippines, the band guarantees crowd favorites along with a show unlike any we’ve seen before. Get your tickets now!
5. Fete de la Musique 2016
As of this writing, the official Fete de la Musique Philippines Facebook page has yet to post more details apart from the confirmed date of June 18, so head on over to stay updated.
Individual event pages for each stage have also been created by the respective venues. Check out the Eclectic + Art Stage happening at the Lokal Hostel Rooftop, the Blues – Soul – Funk Stage happening at H&JSports Bar and Grill, the Indie Stage happening at The Axon, Green Sun and the Fusion Stage happening at the 4/F area of the Century City Mall. Stay tuned for more!