Gig Picks: November 2016

Gig Picks: November 2016

OPM BRASSified! (A Bras Pas Pas Pas Pas Concert)

OPM BRASSified, a Brass Pas Pas Pas Pas concert is happening on November 3 at Historia Boutique Bar and Restaurant. The 10-piece (occasionally becomes 11 or 12) will be performing OPM Classics with their own special twist. Joining the band are Noel CabangonEbe DancelKat AgarradoBing AustriaBaihana and Banna Harbera. The show also features an all - OPM set by The Diegos. Entrance is 300 PHP with a free drink.

Jungle Battle: Wanderband & Wanderartist 2017

Wanderband and Wanderartist finalists go head-to-head at the Jungle Battle.  Drop by the Globe Iconic Store on Friday, November 4 at 6 pm. Aside from the battle of the bands, the show will also feature singer-songwriter Reese Lansangan, Wanderland alum Jensen and the Flips - as well as reigning Wanderband champions, Oh, Flamingo! Get a chance to win VIP tickets and stay until the end of the night for the EXCLUSIVE WANDERLAND ANNOUNCEMENT everyone has been waiting for. Entrance is free. Visit their Facebook page for more updates. 

Read: Get to know the Top 10 Wanderbands

The Dawn: Trenta The Repeat

Pinoy rock legends The Dawn celebrates Part II of their 30th anniversary on Saturday, November 5Trenta The Repeat will be held at the Music Museum. Ticket prices are as follows: Orchestra Center 1,000 PHP, Orchestra Side 750 PHP, Balcony 500 PHP. Tickets available at Ticketnet outlets and online

Watch The Dawn perform 'Enveloped Ideas' Live from The Dawn Trenta I:


Cubism Family presents Eat Sleep Gig featuring performances by StomachineMaya's AnkletQuieterThe Mad LilacsOh, Flamingo and Musical O. Happens on November 5 at Mow's Bar. Entrance is 200 PHP. 

Watch Oh, Flamingo! with 'Two Feet':

Attraction! Reaction! presents: Out of the Past

Attraction! Reaction! is back this month with Out of the Past, happening on November 5 at Route 196. On the line up are Chairman Mouse, Rusty Machines, Musical O, We Are Imaginary and Hannah + Gabi. 250 PHP gets you in with a free drink. 

Watch Hannah + Gabi's 'Too Much':

A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles Night Vol 3

A Saturday night tribute to the Fab 4 - A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles Night Vol 3 -  featuring Benny James Giron of BennyBunnyBandJeremy Lopez of KISSLING!Howard Luistro of Oh, Flamingo!Ian Pennand Johnny Moon of The Strange Creatures. The show takes place on November 5, 9 pm at Aloha Bar & Grill

Watch 'A Hard Days Night':

TLC x SMV Live in Manila

Two of the most popular girl groups of the 90's get together for a one-night-only show presented by MMI Live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. TLC and SWV are coming to Manila on November 6, Sunday at 8 pm. Tickets are available at Ticketnet outlets and online

Battle Royale

20 acts, 5 stages, one Battle Royale at XX XX and Black Market. Happening on Saturday, November 12 across 20:20Finders Keepers, and Mao Den (Black Market 2F). 20 acts featuring 199X, Migs F*ckin A, Outofscratch, XiXi, Saninja, Bruder, Chakra Earth Sound (UK), Don P, ACTIV, Big Answer Sound, Mikhail, SuperMikki, BIN5, Pillow Talk, IZE, AYØN, Red-i, Flex, Six the Northstar, Mulan, Aries and headliners DJ NOBU (XX XX) and DJ KRUSH at Black Market. Ticket prices: XX XX - 800 PHP, Black Market - 1,200 PHP, All Access Pass - 1,500 PHP. More information here.

Brave: A Benefit Gig for Carol Noche

Move Forward Productions is hosting a benefit gig to help out Sandy Noche's mom, Carol. Drop by Route 196 on Wednesday, November 16 at 8 pm for live performances by AutotelicJensen and The FlipsMilesExperienceTom's StoryRunway CrimesDymphna and Spaced Out Kids. Entrance is 250 PHP and comes with a free drink.

Moonbeats Asia x Black Market Present: SHIBA SAN (FR)

Moonbeats Asia and Black Market team up for another party, this time with French DJ and producer Shiba San. Best known for his 2014 hit 'Okay', the Dirtybird affiliate is set to make his Manila debut on November 18 at Black Market with Mica and Christy McGarry. Pre-sale tickets (800 PHP) are available online. Limited tickets will be available at the door (1,200 PHP). 

Watch Shiba San at Euphoria (Portland):

Threadfest Manila 2016

Threadfest Manila 2016 is happening on November 19B - Side, The Collective in Makati plays host once again to a Saturday full of live music - Gab & John (Urbandub), <S>andwich, Malaysia's An Honest Mistake, Typecast, Chicosci, Faspitch and more - and merchants featuring a mix of international and homegrown brands like Nick Automatic, Deadways, Macbeth Footwear, 6twelve Indie, Evil Genius and more. Entrance: 250 PHP (with free lanyard);  Premium tickets at 500 PHP (with free event t-shirt). Tickets go on sale next week and will be available at Medisina Clothing, Cubao Expo, Quezon City and Whiplash Tattoo, BF Homes, Parañaque City. Follow their official Facebook event page for updates. 

Watch Typecast perform The Boston Drama:

The Lifedrawing Setup 5

WHOAREMARO's The Lifedrawing Setup is back. Happening on Saturday, November 19 at Warehouse Eight, there will be back-to-back male and female figure drawing sessions, as well as live performances by similarobjects x Asch and Bedspacer. The event also marks similarobjects' last gig before taking an indefinite hiatus. Session fee is 700 PHP at the door and 600 PHP for registered early birds. Email for reservations and early bird discounts. 

Lucy Rose - Live in Manila

Indie folk darling Lucy Rose returns to Manila 2 years after her Manila debut at Wanderland 2014. The English singer-songwriter will be joined by Filipino indie folk-math quartet Fools and Foes at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub on November 21. Tickets are available online for 1,200 PHP. There wil be LIMITED TICKETS at the door for 1,500 PHP. Lucy Rose Live in Manila is presented by Symmetry Entertainment and Bandwagon

Watch Lucy Rose perform 'Our Eyes':

BadBadNotGood Live in Manila

Intastella Burst makes their return to the live music circuit with Canada's BADBADNOTGOOD. The jazz/ hiphop quartet's Manila debut is happening at Black Market on November 22. Wanderband hopefuls Manila Magic and BuwanBuwan Collective affiliate LUSTBASS will be warming up the crowd before the main act takes the stage. Advance Tickets on sale for 1,500 PHP. Limited tickets will be sold at the door for 1,800 PHP. Get your tickets here.

Discover BADBADNOTGOOD's 6 best hip-hop covers

Space Camp Presents: Interstellar

Space Camp presents Interstellar, happening on November 26, 8:30 pm at Saguijo. Line up includes singer-songwriter Yan Abelardo, four-piece Unit 406, rock trio Nyctinasty, indie folk-math darlings Fools and Foes and Bandwagon Music Market alums Runway Crimes and BP Valenzuela. Door charge is at 200 PHP. 

Watch BP Valenzuela and Runway Crimes at last month's Bandwagon Music Market:

Toe Live in Manila


Japanese math rock titans, toe are taking their Hear You tour to Asia next month - after 3 years, Terno Recordings will be bringing the instrumental rock quartet back to Manila. Toe are touring in support of their 2015 album and will be making Manila their first stop on November 27 at Samsung Hall. This will mark the foursome's third time in the country, after their Manila debut in 2012 and triumphant return in 2013. The band will also be dropping by Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Beijing and Hongkong. Tickets available at the newly opened Thisispop! Record Store, Pepi Cubano and selected Artwork branches. Click here for more information. 

Watch toe perform 'Song Silly' Live from Seattle: