Nightlife Manila: The Best Events & Gigs on Nov. 9-15, 2023

Nightlife Manila: ‘Fusion: The Philippine Music Festival’ Plus 9 Hot Events

Another weekend in Manila is upon us and this spells for a jam-packed schedule of concerts and gigs, happy hour and cocktail nights, fresh raves, and club nights you must not miss. We saved you the stress of planning your weekend and week ahead with our rundown of the best nightlife events.

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1. The Greatest Duets Goes Broadway

The Greatest Duets Goes Broadway
Photo by Instagram/Lara Maigue

Broadway fans, mark your calendars this Friday! Don't miss the debut concert of Lara Maigue and Gian Magdangal as they unite to perform beloved Broadway duets at Teatrino Greenhills. With Lara's viral singing ability and Gian's award-winning talent, this concert promises to be a musical extravaganza. Get your tickets via TicketWorld for an unforgettable night of beautiful voices and iconic duets.

2. Mood Switch

Mood Switch
Photo by Facebook/PANIKI

Get ready for an unforgettable night at Mow's with PANIKI's “Mood Switch” event this Friday. This post-Halloween gig will feature a stellar lineup, including rb slätt, Salem and the Stellar Cats, Walktrip, Outre, The Revisors, and Japanese Surplus. This event also aims to support LSB, with half of the proceeds going to him for his daily needs. Be there early as tickets are available for walk-ins only!

3. Fusion: The Philippine Music Festival

Fusion: The Philippine Music Festival
Photo by Facebook/Fusion: The Philippine Music Festival

Mark your calendars for this exciting event where OPM icons meet! “Fusion: The Philippine Music Festival” is the ultimate music festival featuring a star-studded lineup of Bamboo, SB19, KZ, Ben&Ben, Gloc9, Arthur Nery, Adie, and more at the CCP (Cultural Center of the Philippines) Open Grounds. Get your tickets now through Shopee, Lazada, or SM Tickets, and prepare to be blown away!


JAPANIGHT+ Music and Cosplay Night Festival
Photo by Facebook/OtaCute Event DAO

Attention all music and cosplay fans! Get ready for an incredible night at “JAPANIGHT+” this Saturday. Presented by OtaCute Event DAO and Exosia Project, this one-night-only event will feature idol performances, talented bands, and AniKura and Cosplay DJ performances at the Brooklyn Warehouse. Don't miss the chance to see special guests, including SkyGarden (Japan), Ni Ko La, Yumeshou, and Cess. Tickets are available for only P350 and include a free drink. Secure your spot now before it's too late!

5. Ryan Cayabyab: A Tribute to OPM

Ryan Cayabyab: A Tribute to OPM
Photo by Website/TicketWorld

Get ready to experience a night of pure musical delight as well-known musician and composer Ryan Cayabyab leads a heartfelt tribute to OPM this Saturday. Joining him on stage for this exclusive event at the Newport Performing Arts Theater are renowned guest artists Basil Valdez, Zsa-Zsa Padilla, Jona, and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers. It's a celebration of Filipino music like no other! Get your tickets via TicketWorld.

6. Madz Music Festival

Madz Music Festival
Photo by Facebook/Madz

Calling all music fans! Prepare to be blown away at “Madz Music Festival” this Saturday at 12 Monkeys Music Hall and Pub. This festival is a must-attend event for jazz, funk, R&B, and rock lovers, as it features an extraordinary lineup of artists, such as Madz Johnsons, InnerVoices, 3K, Gin Rum and Truth, Overtone and Bita and the Botflies, and Friday Ends. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable night of music. Don't miss out on this incredible fusion of genres!

7. BDC Events Presents ‘Tubero! Warning Explicit Content’

BDC Events Presents ‘Tubero! Warning Explicit Content’
Photo by Facebook/BDC Events

Fans of underground music, this one’s for you! Don't miss “Tubero! Warning Explicit Content,” an exciting rock event presented by BDC Events at Unknown13 Pub Katipunan. This Saturday, witness thrilling energy in the pit with intense performances by The Beast Conde Massacre, Valiente Cavite, Aurora Skies Cavite, Playdedz, Hey Daddy Ph, syncomessiad, Cast Of Mayhem, DCMBR, Signals & Sirens, and more. Pre-selling of tickets are available for P250, while walk-ins are priced at P350. Secure your spot now and keep the spirit of underground music alive!

8. Mola Blue's Golden Days Single Launch

Mola Blue's Golden Days Single Launch
Photo by Facebook/MOLA BLUE

Get ready for an unforgettable evening at the launch of Mola Blue's latest single, “Golden Days,” at saGuijo Cafe + Bar Events in Makati this Saturday. Experience incredible music from Mola Blue and other talented performers, including Forgetting69, Lockout Season, Hairgum, Bree, Trailing Noises, Do Not Delay, and 30th Green Street. Spread the word and invite your friends to support local talent!

9. Meaningful Stone Live in Manila

Meaningful Stone Live in Manila
Photo by Facebook/The Flying Lugaw

Experience the magic of South Korea's finest indie rock act, Meaningful Stone, as they make their debut in the country at Eastside by Sandugo Music in Marikina City. Made possible by The Flying Lugaw, this highly anticipated event promises to be a night filled with extraordinary music and unforgettable memories. There will also be support performances by local artists, such as Megumi Acorda, Hazylazy, and SUYEN, to make the crowd livelier. Get your tickets now and be ready to rock the night away!

10. Lee Jun-ho The Moment Fan Meet

Junho The Moment Fan Meet
Photo by Website/SM Tickets

South Korean idol-actor Lee Jun-ho is making his way to Manila this Saturday for his first fan meeting tour titled “Junho the Moment 2023.” Catch the popular artist live at SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena and don’t forget to bring your banners! Tickets are available via SM Tickets.

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