Nightlife MNL: HONNE Live, BGYO Album Showcase, & More

Nightlife MNL: HONNE in PH, BGYO Album Showcase, & More

Another weekend in Manila is upon us and this spells for a jam-packed schedule of concerts and gigs, happy hour and cocktail nights, and 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 Friday to next Thursday.  

1. Honne Live in Manila

    Honne Live in Manila
    Photo by Instagram/Honne

    If you weren’t able to catch Honne’s concert at the Araneta Coliseum last May 10, don’t fret, the party’s not yet over! The English music duo will be flying to Cebu and Davao to serenade fans with hits such as “Location Unknown,” “Crying Over You,” and “Day 1.” But that’s not all, as Beka will also be joining to hype up the fans with entrancing music performances. Tickets are still available via SM Tickets. For the latest updates, follow Karpos Live.

    When: May 12 (Davao) and 14 (Cebu)

    Where: University of Southeastern Philippines, Bo. Obrero, Iñigo St, Poblacion District, Davao City; WaterFront Hotel Ballroom, Southwing WaterFront Hotel, Cebu City

    How much: P850-P13,250

    2. BGYO Live Album Showcase

      BGYO Live Album Showcase
      Photo by Website/SM Tickets

      Good news, ACEs! P-Pop boy group BGYO will release their new album “Be Us” this weekend. This is your chance to catch Gelo Rivera, Akira Morishita, Mikki Claver, JL Toreliza, and Nate Porcalla perform their energy-pumping tracks “The Light,” “Mahal Na Kita,” “Tumitigil Ang Mundo,” and their latest summer-inspired single, “Live Vivid.” Secure your passes via SM Tickets now.

      When: 6 PM, May 12

      Where: SM North EDSA Skydome, M24J+7HQ, North Ave, Bago Bantay, Quezon City

      How much: Starts at P1,000

      3. Sarah Geronimo: The 20th Anniversary Concert

        Sarah Geronimo: The 20th Anniversary Concert
        Photo by Instagram/Sarah Geronimo

        Popsters, are you ready? As part of her 20th year in the Philippine showbiz industry, pop princess Sarah Geronimo will stage a one-night show at the Araneta Coliseum this Friday night. Wear your best party outfit and make your way to Cubao to sing and dance to “Tala,” “Dati-Dati,” and more. Tickets are still available via Ticketnet Online. For ticket concerns, contact (+632) 8911-5555.

        When: 8 PM, May 12

        Where: Smart Araneta Coliseum, General Roxas Ave., Cubao, Quezon City

        How much: Starts at P600

        4. The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Anniversary Gala

          The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Anniversary Gala
          Photo by Website/Ticketworld

          Music lover? You’re invited to the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s 50th anniversary on Friday! OPM legends Raul Sunico, Arthur Espiritu, Rodel Colmenar, Herminigildo Ranera, and Aidan Ezra Baracol will perform a medley of nostalgic songs, such as “Atin Cu Pung Singsing,” “Sarung Bangi,” “Walay Angay,” and more. If you don’t want to miss this once-in-a-blue-moon event, get your tickets here.

          When: 8 PM, May 12

          Where: The Metropolitan Theater, Padre Burgos Avenue cor. Arroceros Street, Ermita, Manila

          How much: Starts at P800

          5. Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Coronation Night

            Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Coronation Night
            Photo by Website/SM Tickets

            Attention, gays and gals: The highly anticipated finals night of Miss Universe Philippines 2023 is finally happening this weekend! Beauty queens such as Pauline Amelinckx, Michelle Dee, and Angelique Manto, just to name a few, will battle it out for the honor of representing the Philippines at the 72nd Miss Universe pageant later this year. Find out who will be the successor of Celeste Cortesi when you buy your tickets through this link.

            When: May 13

            Where: SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City

            How much: Starts at P500

            6. ‘Swifties Night’ at Ayala Malls Marikina

            ‘Swifties Night’ at Ayala Malls Marikina
            Photo by Instagram/Ayala Malls Marikina

            Despite the slim chances of Grammy award-winning star Taylor Swift staging her “Eras Tour” in the Philippines, Filo Swifties are striving to make it happen in their own little ways. The upcoming “Swifties Night” at Ayala Malls Marikina aims to unite music-loving individuals for an evening of jamming to songs like “Cruel Summer,” “Shake It Off,” and “Anti-Hero,” among others. Click this link for more information.

            When: 5 PM, May 13

            Where: Ayala Malls Marikina, Liwasang Kalayaan, Marikina

            How much: Free

            7. Mr. Gay World Philippines 2023 Grand Finals Night

              Mr. Gay World Philippines 2023 Grand Finals Night
              Photo by Facebook/Mr. Gay World Philippines

              Handsome queer Filipinos from different parts of the country will strut the runway for a chance to win the coveted Mr. Gay World Philippines 2023 crown on Sunday. Support the fight against sexual prejudice and discrimination by casting your vote for your favorite candidate via the organization’s official website. To buy tickets, message Mr. Gay World Philippines on Facebook.

              When: 6 PM, May 14

              Where: Apollo Club, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City

              How much: Early bird is P600; Walk-in rate is P800

              8. Lana Del Rey Pop Quiz and Music Night

                Lana Del Rey Pop Quiz and Music Night
                Photo by Instagram/Pop Emergency

                Although alt-pop superstar Lana Del Rey has never set foot in the Philippines, it doesn’t mean that Filipino fans can’t be in one room to vibe to her infectious songs. Come Saturday, Pop Emergency will host a quiz and music night to celebrate the artistry of the American act. Prepare your best Lana-inspired attire and sing along to tunes such as “Summertime Sadness,” “Young and Beautiful,” “Cinnamon Girl,” and more! Click here for more deets.

                When: 9 PM, May 13

                Where: Hashi Donburi Japanese Cuisine, 139 Mother Ignacia Ave. Barangay, Quezon City

                How much: Starts at P650

                9. Sunkissed Lola Live at Ayala Malls Centrio

                  Sunkissed Lola Live at Ayala Malls Centrio
                  Photo by Twitter/Ayala Malls Centrio

                  Sunkissed Lola, aka the band behind the viral TikTok track “Pasilyo,” will be staging a live show at Cagayan de Oro on Sunday. Bring your squad along for a night of vibing to OPM love songs, such as “Damag,” “Makalimutan Ka,” “White Toyota,” “HKP,” and more. The best part? Everyone is welcome to attend as the mini concert is free! Check out Ayala Malls Centrio on Twitter for more information.

                  When: 5 PM, May 14

                  Where: Ayala Malls Centrio, Activity Center, Claro M. Recto Avenue, corner Corrales Ave., Cagayan de Oro City

                  How much: Free

                  10. ALAMAT at The Music Hall

                    ALAMAT at The Music Hall
                    Photo by Facebook/ALAMAT

                    Rising P-Pop boy group ALAMAT will be gracing the #NakakaBAZAAR2023 event at The Music Hall in Pasay to showcase a series of show-stopping numbers. Witness members Taneo, Mo, Jao, Tomas, R-ji, and Alas perform their hits such as “Maharani” and “Sa Panaginip Na Lang” with their captivating dance moves and stage presence. Sounds exciting? Keep up with the latest news by giving the six-piece Filipino act a follow on Facebook and Instagram.

                    When: 10 AM-9 PM, May 18

                    Where: The Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City

                    How much: Free

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