Nightlife Manila: Best Events & Gigs on May 16-22, 2024
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Nightlife Manila: KFC Kentucky Town PH Music Fest, Plus 9 Amazing Events

KFC Kentucky Town Music Arts Festival

Gear up for exciting nights in Manila with our guide to the best local happenings and deals. Experience OPM at its best at the KFC Kentucky Town Music & Arts Festival featuring well-loved Filipino artists like Parokya ni Edgar and Juan Karlos, sip summer special cocktails at City of Dreams Manila, catch the first stop of Armi Millare's "I Wanna Go" Tour, and more.

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1. City of Dreams Manila - Tropical Island Coolers

City of Dreams Manila - Tropical Island Coolers
Photo by Facebook/City of Dreams Manila

Cool off from the summer heat with COD Manila's Tropical Island Coolers! Enjoy unique cocktail flavors like Sun Dazed, Lime and Spice, Isle of Palm, and Watermelon High for P650 until May 31. Book your reservations at CenterPlay by calling (02) 8800-8080.


Photo by Facebook/Chocolatey Productions

Summer season means more epic music at the "KAINIT" gig on May 16 at Beer Belly Restaurant. Featuring indie bands like Gideon, Jep's Low Flying Tutubi, and Silent Stereo Music, enjoy a diverse lineup of music for just P300. Don’t miss this vibrant showcase of local talent!

3. Armi Millare 'I Wanna Go' Tour

Armi Millare 'I Wanna Go' Tour
Photo by Facebook/12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub

Armi Millare kicks off her "I Wanna Go" Tour at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub on May 17. Enjoy her latest releases live, including her brand-new single. Secure your spot for a night of new sounds and DJ sets. For table reservations, contact 09175703222.

4. Chicago Funk: The Music of Earth Wind & Fire

Chicago Funk: The Music of Earth Wind & Fire
Photo by Facebook/The Theatre at Solaire

Relive the magic of Earth, Wind & Fire with award-winning tribute band Chicago Funk on May 17 at The Tent, Midas Hotel and Casino and May 18 at The Theatre at Solaire. Dance to hits like "September," "Boogie Wonderland," and "Let’s Groove Tonight." Tickets for both dates are available via TicketWorld.

5. Nina Live at District One

Nina Live at District One
Photo by Facebook/District One

Experience a soulful evening with Asia's Diamond Soul Siren, Nina, live at District One on May 17. Sing along to hits like "Jealous," "Through the Fire," and more! The door charge is priced at P1,500. For reservations, call 0945 172 4950.

6. Sphereland Music Festival

Sphereland Music Festival
Photo by Facebook/Sphereland Music Festival

Gear up for the first-ever Sphereland Music Festival, happening at Palacio de Maynila on May 18. Hosted by Brazilian-Japanese media personality Fabio Ide, this event features top DJs like UGGO, Andrew Doran, Daniel Skulnick, and DJ Luane. For tickets and table reservations, contact +639055210027.

7. KFC Kentucky Town Music & Arts Festival

KFC Kentucky Town Music & Arts Festival
Photo by Facebook/KFC

Jam with top Filipino artists Parokya ni Edgar, Juan Karlos, and Adie at the KFC Kentucky Town Music & Arts Festival on May 18 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. FREE passes are available with a minimum purchase of P300 from KFC. Redemption details are available at SM Tickets!

8. The Ridleys x SUGARCANE

The Ridleys x SUGARCANE
Photo by Facebook/Jess & Pat's

It’s an indie alternative-folk night at Jess & Pat’s on May 18 with a back-to-back intimate gig featuring The Ridleys and SUGARCANE. Enjoy soulful tunes and captivating lyrics by these two up-and-coming acts. Reserve your spot now!

9. Bree - 'A Dream of Sunrise' Album Launch Party

Bree - 'A Dream of Sunrise' Album Launch Party
Photo by Facebook/Bree

Bree invites fans, misfits, and dreamers for the launch party of their latest record "A Dream of Sunrise" on May 18 at saGuijo Cafe + Bar. Listen to the entire album performed live by the band! Supporting acts include Night Over Alaska and BRISOM. Get your tickets and band merch now via Offshore Music.

10. Elijah Woods 'ilu 24/7, 365' Tour

Elijah Woods 'ilu 24/7, 365' Tour
Photo by Website/SM Tickets

Canadian singer-songwriter Elijah Woods brings his "ilu 24/7, 365" tour to Manila on May 20 at The Podium Hall. Experience his compelling pop hits like "24/7, 365" and more live! Tickets are on sale via SM Tickets. Grab yours now!

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