Britney Spears, live in Manila…

What impressed me here was the absolute spectacle of the massive production itself. Vocally, yes Britney Spears lip-synced her songs for the night, but it really didn’t matter. It can be controversial for many concert-goers, if they expect to view a live performance but the audience here couldn’t have cared less. The full house was…

Switchfoot, second times a charm…

On Easter Sunday, as part of Church Simplified celebrations at the BGC Ampitheater, this five-piece rock band hailing from San Diego performed for an enthusiastic crowd for the second year in a row. “We sing these songs, because we believe hope deserves an anthem.” Jon Foreman emphatically pronounced to the substantial crowd of thousands. Show…

The Temper Trap at Wanderland Festival 2017

No stranger to the festival circuit, this was not The Temper Trap’s first rodeo – they’ve performed here previously at the inaugural Wanderland festival in 2013, with an abundance of fans anticipating their return. They certainly didn’t disappoint this time around. A 4-piece unit, hailing from Australia but now based in London, they blasted into…

the Ting Tings, turning it up at Wanderland Festival 2017

Known for their creative high-energy live sets, something about the raw and viral energy The Ting Tings produce sets them apart from most pop bands. This English duo is compromised of Katie White on vocals and guitar with Jules De Martino, a multi-instrumentalist, on drums, guitar, bass, keys and vocals. Their reputation, as one of…

Yellowcard, a bittersweet farewell…

A message from Yellowcard, taken from the bands website. Images from recent farewell tour live in Manila. “Putting this into words hasn’t been easy. When saying farewell, it is hard to know where to start, especially when there are so many reasons not to say it, but the time has come to share this news.…

Pat Boone, a night of nostalgia…

Few folks in the entertainment industry today can claim the longevity that Pat Boone maintains. This legendary multitalented artist seems to have done it all. A singer, songwriter, actor, TV personality, spokesman and motivational speaker was in Manila for the second time, performing in concert at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Tuesday November 6th. By…