Nightlife MNL: Anson Seabra The Neverland Tour, Plus 9 Amazing Events
August 30, 2023
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.
To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Manila to see what’s best in store for nightlife and partying in the city from this Thursday to next Wednesday.
1. Anson Seabra ‘The Neverland Tour’
American singer-songwriter Anson Seabra is coming to Manila to bring his carefully crafted melodies and emotional lyrics, which helped him earn millions of streams on Spotify, to the stage. A “Midwest native with a song in his heart,” Seabra is ready to perform his viral hits, such as “Last Time,” “Broken,” and “Robin Hood,” and his latest single, “Supposed To Be a Love Song.” Get your tickets via SM Tickets.
When: Aug. 31
Where: The Filinvest Tent, Spectrum Piazza, Spectrum Midway, Alabang, Muntinlupa
How much: P2,500 (Early Bird), P2,950 (Floor Standing)
2. Barbie Almalbis Live at 19 East
OPM rock queen Barbie Almalbis is gearing up for Thursday night to perform songs that will hit you with nostalgia. Joining her are Poi, Centerfold, Roy Antonio, Ssunn, and Anaya for a complete package that will end your August right. Doors open at 7 PM, and performances will start around 9 PM, so don’t miss this chance! No reservations are required. For more details, contact 19 East on Facebook.
When: Aug. 31
Where: 19 East, E Service Rd., Sucat, Muntinlupa
How much: P600 (Door)
3. Mayonnaise, Zild, & More at 12 Monkeys
Get ready for a night of rock and roll as local acts Mayonnaise, Zild, Raven, and Night Over Alaska will be taking over 12 Monkeys Music Hall and Pub this Thursday night. If you’re looking for a fun and lively place to spend the last day of August, then be sure to mark your calendars! For table reservations and inquiries, contact 0917 570 3222 from 1 PM-1 AM.
When: Aug. 31
Where: 12 Monkeys Music Hall and Pub, Estancia Mall Capitol Commons, Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig
How much: P500
4. Urbandub Presents ‘Rebirth’
Dubistas, here’s your chance to show your continued love and support for indie-rock band Urbandub. Composed of Gabby Alipe, John Dinopol, Lalay Lim, and JanJan Mendoza, the band will be performing at The 70s Bistro Bar this Thursday night to celebrate the launch of their new album “Rebirth” and docuseries on YouTube. AOUI and Keyskd will also be joining as supporting acts, so don’t miss out!
When: Aug. 31
Where: The 70s Bistro Bar, 46 Anonas, Quirino 2-3, Quezon City
How much: P800
5. Now You Make Me Angry Presents ‘Anger Issues Vol. 2’
Local act Now You Make Me Angry is inviting you to address your anger issues with the second edition of their live show this Friday night. End the week with other amazing artists, such as RedLightGo!, Irrevocable, Lindenwood, Can't Wait Any Longer, Stoplight Go, Turntides, Ocean Summit, and Noise Canvas, and pay only what you can at the door!
When: Sept. 1
Where: Unknown13 Pub, 3rd floor, 226 Katipunan Avenue, Blue Ridge A, Quezon City
How much: Pay what you can
6. Yellow Room Music Philippines 10th Anniversary Show
Indie record label Yellow Room Music Philippines (YR Music) will be celebrating their 10th anniversary with a show featuring a stellar lineup of their very own artists. Block your Saturday and head to Alabang Town Center to meet with talented bands Mayonnaise, Dilaw, Sud, and I Belong To The Zoo, as well as actress-singer Sharlene San Pedro and more! For more details, follow YR Music on Facebook.
When: Sept. 2
Where: Alabang Town Center, Commerce Ave. corner Madrigal Ave., Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa
How much: N/A
7. Paps Music Presents: ‘Paps Goes Influence’ (Pop Punk Edition)
Event organizer Paps Music has gathered a total of 13 local bands to perform at food and music hub Matchbox Yard this Saturday. Prepare to bang your heads with Armed Like Giants, Bad Chase, Life at 7, Fall on Thursday, Now You Make Me Angry, and other talented acts as they cover pop-punk songs that had a huge influence on their music journey. Check out the participating bands here and the schedule here.
When: 3 PM onwards, Sept. 2
Where: Matchbox Yard, Novaliches, Quezon City
How much: P200 (Pre-sale), P250 (Door Charge)
8. Wormrot ‘Burning Desire Asia Tour 2023’
Singaporean grindcore act Wormrot is heading to the country this Saturday for their “Burning Desire Asia Tour 2023.” This upcoming performance follows the 55 shows they did across Europe earlier this year and their homecoming show a day before (Sept. 1) to kick off their Asian tour. Following the departure of Arif Suhaimi, Gabriel Dubko from Implore will serve as the vocalist. The band will also get support from local acts such as GIBRALTAR PHC, Limbs, Monochrome, Punebre, Surrogate Prey, and SWINESLAUGHTER. Get your tickets here.
When: Sept. 2
Where: Eastside by Sandugo Music, 18 Sumulong Highway, Cainta, Rizal
How much: P1,000 (Online), P1,500 (Door)
9. syd hartha x The Ridleys Back-to-Back Gig
Not a fan of large-scale concerts and crowded live houses? You’ll appreciate this intimate back-to-back live gig with folk-pop singer-songwriter syd hartha and indie alternative-folk band The Ridleys. Catch them live this Saturday as they perform songs that make us all relate. While you’re at it, you might want to order their special matcha-flavored milk tea, Match Hartha! Seats are limited. Message Jess & Pat’s on Instagram and Facebook to reserve a spot.
When: 6 PM, Sept. 2
Where: Jess & Pat's, 63 Maginhawa, Quezon City
How much: P450
10. The Rupaul’s Drag Race ‘Werq The World’ Tour
Start your engines, because it’s time to werq it with the fabulous queens in person! Happening this Sunday, the Manila leg of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World” tour is bringing Aquaria, Jaida Essence Hall, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Plastique Tiara, Rosé, and Yvie Oddly to the stage. Get your tickets via SM Tickets.
If you want a meet and greet, photo op, priority early entry, and pre-show exclusive tour merchandise, you can purchase a VIP add-on via Tixr or through any SM Tickets outlet by presenting your Superwave-Seated ticket. For more details, visit Voss Events’ website.
When: Sept. 3
Where: World Trade Center, Gil Puyat Ave. Extension corner Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City
How much: Starts at P3,730
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