Your guide to the Manila concerts you can't miss this November

Your guide to the Manila concerts you can't miss this November

With the holiday rush swinging in as early as now, it would be perfectly reasonable to get your Christmas gifts in November.

Imagine singing along to the live music of Khalid and Cigarettes After Sex, thrashing in the presence of heavy metal act Sinsaenum and '80s rock icons Guns N' Roses, getting a dose of Korean culture with DEAN, IKON, and Winner, and air-guitaring to the impeccable licks of Polyphia and Marty Friedman—it could happen in real life in a matter of weeks.

While festival season kicks off across Asia with Clockenflap in Hong Kong, Neon Lights in Singapore, All Of the Noise in Manila, LUCfest in Taiwan, here are the headline shows you shouldn't miss in Manila this November.


Khalid is taking his American Teen tour to Asia this year, with stops in SingaporeHong Kong, and Malaysia. The American singer-songwriter is set to make his Manila debut with Midas Promotions.

When: November 2, 2018

Where: Araneta Coliseum

Tickets: 5,406 PHP, 4,346 PHP, 2,332 PHP, 1,590 PHP

Tickets are now on sale via Ticketnet.


Karpos Live closes out 2018 with their final mix of the year! Crowd favorites UDD and American noir dream pop act Cigarettes After Sex are performing back-to-back for Karpos Live Mix 3.

When: November 8, 2018

Where: ABS CBN Vertis Tent

Tickets: 2,850 PHP (Early Bird), 3,050 PHP (Regular)

Tickets are now on sale via selected Ticketnet outlets and the Karpos Live website.


Sinsaenum are set to make their Philippine debut this November with support from Valley of Chrome and Supremo.

When: November 3, 2018

Where: Riverside Studios, Makati

Tickets: PHP 1,499 (VIP), PHP 999 (Gen Ad), and PHP 699 (Pre-sell).

Tickets are available at select Tribal stores.


The 'I'm Not Sorry' singer will be performing in Manila this November. DEAN's upcoming show follows his 2016 Manila debut at the DEAN 130 MOOD: TRBL Philippine Promo Tour.

When: November 10, 2018

Where: New Frontier Theatre

Tickets: PHP 11,130 (VVIP Standing, includes meet and greet and signed freebies), PHP 7,950 (VIP Standing A), PHP 5,830 (VIP Standing B),PHP 4,452 (Loge), and PHP 2,650 (Balcony).

Tickets are available via TicketNet.


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Congratulations, Inner Circles - WINNER is coming to the Philippines this year! Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino and Seungyoon are embarking on their 2018 Everywhere Tour - and Manila is part of their Asian leg, together with Seoul,Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, and Hong Kong! The group from YG Entertainment will be promoting their second studio album Everyd4y which marked their comeback last April. We're glad they're taking the Manila stage this year - especially after they visited the pristine beaches in El Nido, Palawan last May. 

When: November 10, 2018

Where: Mall of Asia Arena

Tickets: 15,000 PHP, 12,500 PHP, 10,000 PHP, 7,500 PHP, 5,500 PHP, 3,500 PHP, 2,500 PHP, 2,000 PHP, 1,500 PHP

Tickets go on sale via SM Tickets on October 13.


K-pop group iKON coming to Singapore, Manila and Jakarta on Asia tour

No need to imagine a scenario where you watch YG Entertainment's boy group iKON live on stage because they're coming for real this 2018 in Manila! The 7-member band behind the hits "RHYTHM TA", "DUMB & DUMBER", "BLING BLING", and their latest bopper "Love Scenario" from their second studio album "Return" released January this year.

When: November 11, 2018

Where: Mall of Asia Arena

Tickets: 15,000 PHP, 12,500 PHP, 10,000 PHP, 7,500 PHP, 5,500 PHP, 3,500 PHP, 2,500 PHP, 2,000 PHP, 1,500 PHP

Tickets are set to go on sale via SM Tickets on October 14.


Yes, everyone, this is not a drill: you are most definitely seeing Guns N' Roses in this lifetime! The American hard rock band is bringing their Not In This Lifetime Tour to Manila this October and fans are more than excited after hearing this great news! We won't see just the shadows of their love anymore - aren't you excited to see the iconic 80s band live already?

When: November 11, 2018

Where: Philippine Arena

Tickets: 15,595 PHP, 3,390 PHP, 10,080 PHP, 7,875 PHP, 5,670 PHP, 2,365 PHP, 1,575 PHP, 1,050 PHP, 840 PHP

Tickets are available via TicketWorld and SM Tickets outlets and online.


Pop singer Aaron Carter is hitting the road and swinging by Manila for a one-night show this November. The 'Fool's Gold' singer will be performing in the country in support of his latest record LØVË, his first studio effort in sixteen years, which follows 2002's Another Earthquake.

When: November 18, 2018

Where: New Frontier Theatre (formerly Kia Theatre)

Tickets: 5,830 PHP, 4,558 PHP, 3,604 PHP, 2,756 PHP, 2,120 PHP

Tickets are available via Ticketnet.



British pop act PREP are returning to Manila this November as part of their Asia tour.

When: November 19, 2018

Where: 19 East

Tickets: PHP 1,000

Tickets to PREP Live in Manila have sold out.


UNKNWN are closing 2018 with English multi-instrumentalist Four Tet. The electronic musician, also known as Kieran Hebden, 

When: November 24, 2018

Where: TBA

Tickets: TBA


Against The Current is coming to Asia. The American pop-rock band will be performing in 7 Asian countries across two weeks including Manila, Singapore and Taiwan. Their November 2018 performance will mark the band's fifth time in the Philippines.

When: November 25, 2018

Where: SM Skydome

Tickets: 3,710 PHP

Tickets are available via SM Tickets.


Polyphia are heading to Manila this November with legendary guitarist Marty Friedman as part of the band's New Levels New Devils Tour.

When: November 30, 2018

Where: Studio 72

Tickets: PHP 1,499

Tickets will be available at select Tribal boutiques on November 10 (Saturday).

What concerts are you looking forward to this month? Let us know in the comments section below!

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