Nightlife Manila: Best Events & Gigs on March 14-20, 2024
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As Manila gears up for another vibrant weekend, the city's cultural tapestry unfolds with an array of unique events and gatherings that promise to elevate your social calendar. From the harmonious melodies of the Philippine Madrigal Singers in "SISENTI" to the nostalgic vibes of "WANNABE Featuring the Hits of Spice Girls," each event is a testament to the city's diverse entertainment landscape.

With The Beat Manila, you're guaranteed to be at the heart of the best happenings in the city. Stay updated with our weekly events lineup and how-to guides!

1. SISENTI - The Philippine Madrigal Singers

SISENTI - The Philippine Madrigal Singers
Photo by Facebook/Philippine Madrigal Singers

"SISENTI" by the Philippine Madrigal Singers is a unique concert that brings to life the varied emotions of love through song. Set to take place from March 15-17 at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater in Makati, this performance will artfully combine the ensemble's renowned vocal talent with a light-hearted look at love's complexities to promise an evening of entertainment that will touch your heart and tickle your funny bones.

Join the Madrigal Singers as they explore love's amusing reality in a performance that promises to resonate with anyone who's ever been in love. Secure your tickets now!

2. WANNABE Featuring the Hits of Spice Girls

Photo by Website/SM Tickets

"WANNABE Featuring the Hits of Spice Girls" is set to take Manila by storm on March 15 at Skydome, SM City North EDSA. Presented by Steve O'Neal Productions and Circles Entertainment, this concert is more than a tribute — it's an immersive journey back to the '90s when the iconic music and girl power of the Spice Girls reigned. With dynamic performances, nostalgic hits, and legendary platform shoes, WANNABE promises an unforgettable night of music and fun.

Secure your tickets now via SM Tickets and join the ultimate girl power party with WANNABE!

3. Puccini at 100: Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi

Puccini at 100: Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi
Photo by Facebook/Manila Symphony Orchestra

Join the Manila Symphony Orchestra for "Puccini at 100: Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi," a captivating double-bill opera celebrating Puccini's centennial, slated on March 16-17 at Hyundai Hall, Areté. Featuring performances by opera's power couple Rachelle Gerodias (Soprano) and Byeong In Park (Baritone) and the MSO under Maestro Marlon Chen. This opera night promises to be a blend of tragedy, comedy, and exceptional music. Tickets are available at Ticketworld.

4. St. Patrick’s Day - A Poblacion Street Party

St. Patrick’s Day - A Poblacion Street Party
Photo by Facebook/Z Hostel Philippines

Join the festivities at Poblacion, Makati for an unforgettable St. Patrick's Day street party on March 16. Featuring live performances by Juan Karlos and Lola Amour, plus DJ sets by Margachi and Ron Poe, this event promises a night of music, dancing, and revelry.

Supported by top brands and bringing together the community for a celebration of Irish culture, this is a lively gathering you won't want to miss!

5. Manila Pianos Artist Series - TRIO ÉLÉGIAQUE

Manila Pianos Artist Series - TRIO ÉLÉGIAQUE
Photo by Facebook/Manila Pianos Artist Series

Experience the majesty of classical music at Manila Pianos Artist Series' "TRIO ÉLÉGIAQUE," on March 16. This recital features the exceptional talents of Robin Zebaida, Si Won Park, and Meidad Yehudayan, who will be performing works by Russian composers Sergey Rachmaninoff and Dmitri Shostakovich. This event promises an evening of sublime music and artistic brilliance. Tickets are available now for this not-to-be-missed classical music gala!

6. Anji Salvacion: THE GRIT Album Launch

Photo by Facebook/Ticketnet

Experience the emotional depth and musical brilliance of Anji Salvacion at "The Grit Album Launch" on March 16 at Gateway Mall 2 Cineplex 11. This album showcase offers fans a chance to connect with Anji's latest work in an intimate setting, promising an evening of raw emotion and captivating melodies.

Secure your tickets now at Ticketnet for an unforgettable night with one of the industry's rising stars.

7. Johnoy Danao: 'Dapithapon' Vinyl Launch

Johnoy Danao: 'Dapithapon' Vinyl Launch
Photo by Facebook/Johnoy Danao

Johnoy Danao's "Dapithapon" vinyl launch is set to be an intimate music affair at Minsan Studio on March 16, with a special performance by Danao complemented by a string quartet and Magiliw Street. Vinyl buyers enjoy free entrance to this exclusive event.

Secure your copy now at Backspacer Records for P2600 for an evening of good music.

8. MOTHER! K-Pop Night

MOTHER! K-Pop Night
Photo by Instagram/Hoesik Bar & Lounge

Catch "MOTHER! K-Pop Night" on March 16 at Hoesik Bar & Lounge. With an incredible lineup of DJs, captivating drag performances, and Halmoni Peabo as the emcee, this event promises a night full of K-Pop anthems.

Hosted by omma Pawawaw, this is your invitation to celebrate K-Pop and drag culture in a vibrant atmosphere. Don't miss out on this chance to connect with fellow K-Pop enthusiasts and experience the music and performances that bring the genre to life!

9. MakeitPOP OPM Rising - POSTPONED

MakeitPOP OPM Rising
Photo by Facebook/Makeitlive

Brace yourself for an unforgettable night of musical brilliance at MakeitPOP's OPM Rising concert series. Prepare to be captivated by the exceptional talents of up-and-coming local artists Maki, Rob Deniel, and ALYSON as they bring their unique blend of R&B and pop on March 17 at Samsung Hall, SM Aura.

Don't miss out on this chance to meet and greet OPM's rising stars! Visit Makeitlive now to secure your General Admission tickets and Meet & Greet passes.

UPDATE (03/13/2024): This event has been postponed to a later date according to MakeItLive Asia. New dates and further details will be announced on their social media.

10. Virtuosa...Bituin

Photo by Facebook/Samsung Performing Arts Theater

Celebrate the power and diversity of women in music at "Virtuosa...Bituin," featuring Bituin Escalante and the Habemus Papas. This special concert on March 20 at JZA Hall in Samsung Performing Arts Theater promises an evening of soulful melodies, exceptional dining, and memorable performances fit for Women's Month.

Don't miss this tribute to the female voices that have shaped the country's musical landscape. Get your tickets now at Ticketworld!

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