February—the month of love—is right around the corner. Whether you've got someone's hand to hold or will be swooning over your favorite musicians from afar, it's still a good time to hit some shows and experience music at its finest.
From Creative Nights to Josh Groban, here are the shows you shouldn't miss this February.
K-pop girl group BLACKPINK are making their Manila debut in 2019 as part of their World Tour [In Your Area]. Tickets to their first-ever Manila concert were sold out within hours of release.
When: February 2, 2019
Where: Mall of Asia Arena
Tickets: 19,750 PHP, 15,550 PHP, 15,050 PHP, 14,550 PHP, 13,550 PHP, 12,550 PHP, 11,550 PHP, 7,550 PHP, 5,650 PHP, 2,650 PHP
Tickets are now sold out.
CREATIVE NIGHTS: GUS ALBOR X CRWN
Ayala Museum and Bandwagon Philippines are bringing together two artists from two different creative mediums in a live collaboration between art and music. For 2019's first edition of Creative Nights, we're pairing up renowned minimalist artist Gus Albor and electronic musician CRWN.
When: February 8, 2019
Where: Ayala Museum
Tickets: 500 PHP (Ayala Museum Members), 600 PHP (Early Bird, available until 01/20), 700 PHP (Regular, available 01/21 onwards), 900 PHP (walk-ins), 1,500 PHP(VIP, inclusive of priority seating, meet and greet with the artists, an exhibit tour with Ayala Museum's senior curator, and other exclusive offerings.)
All ticket tiers include access to Gus Albor's Territory exhibit.
Get your tickets at the Ayala Museum counter or reserve your tickets by calling 759 82 88 loc 8272. Tickets are also available online via Ticketworld.
ELY BUENDIA & THE ITCHYWORMS
Ely Buendia and The Itchyworms are coming together to hold a back-to-back concert dubbed The Greatest Hits this February.
When: February 9, 2019
Where: Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila
Tickets: 6,472 PHP, 5,933 PHP, 4,584 PHP, 3,776 PHP, 2,697 PHP, 1,403 PHP
Tickets are available via Ticketworld.
New Zealand hardcore band Xile have announced their upcoming Southeast Asia tour, which includes stops in the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.
When: February 20, 2019
Where: Mow's Bar
Tickets: PHP 300
Josh Groban the multi-platinum recording artist of 'You Raise Me Up' fame, will be returning to the Philippines for a one-night concert.
When: February 22, 2019
Where: Mall of Asia Arena
Tickets: PHP 20,500 , PHP 18,500, PHP 15,500, PHP 10,500, PHP 8,500, PHP 5,500, and PHP 2,500
Get tickets at SM Tickets.
PIANOS BECOME THE TEETH
Pianos Become the Teeth, which is famed for its deeply emotive approach to the sound, is in the inner circle with other like-minded bands such as La Dispute and Touché Amoré, identifying as "The New Wave of Post-Hardcore."
When: February 24, 2019
Tickets: PHP 500
Reserve your tickets here.
Irish rock act Kodaline are heading back to Manila after their headlining stint at Wanderland 2018. The band is currently on their Politics of Living Tour.
When: February 26, 2019
Where: New Frontier Theatre
Tickets: 4,880 PHP, 3,750 PHP, 2,750 PHP, 1,500 PHP
Tickets go on sale on December 12, 2018 via Ticketnet.
For more concerts happening in Manila this year, check out our 2019 Concert Guide.