Nightlife MNL: iKON Live in Manila, Plus 9 More Hot Events

Nightlife MNL: iKON World Tour in Manila, Plus 9 More 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, 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. Never Run’s ‘I’ll Miss You Tonight’ Single Launch

    Never Run’s ‘I’ll Miss You Tonight’ Single Launch
    Photo by Facebook/Never Run

    Got nothing to do on Friday? Catch Never Run perform their new single “I’ll Miss You Tonight” in person while drinking cold libations with your clique. What’s more, all guests stand a chance to bring home a limited-edition event wristband and a Senoritos shirt. Secure your tickets through this link. Follow Never Run on Facebook for the latest updates.

    When: 7 PM, Aug. 4

    Where: The 70’s Bistro, 46 Anonas, Quirino 2-3, Quezon City

    How much: P350 (pre-sale); P400 (walk-in)

    2. Reggae Jives

      Reggae Jives
      Photo by Facebook/saGuijo Café + Bar

      Love reggae music? Consider yourself lucky, as SaGuijo Café + Bar will host a reggae-themed night featuring talented local artists, such as The Buzzer Beaters, Boney, Holy Jam, Collie Herb, and We Got. Take this opportunity to jam to live music with the young crowd of Manila while drinking a cold bottle of beer. Visit this page for more information.

      When: 8 PM, Aug. 4

      Where: saGuijo Café + Bar, 7612 Guijo, Village, Makati

      How much: P400

      3. K! Valera Concert

        K! Valera Concert
        Photo by Website/Ticketworld

        This Friday night, musician Rey Valera and singer-comedian K Brosas will team up for a concert like no other! Catch them belt their chart-topping hits, including “Maging Sino Ka Man” and “Sasakyan Kita.” To make things even more exciting, K Brosas will perform a comedy number that will surely make you laugh out loud. Secure your tickets through this link.

        When: 8 PM, Aug. 4

        Where: Newport Performing Arts Theater, 2, Newport Mall, 1309 Newport Blvd, Newport City, Pasay

        How much: Starts at P1,000

        4. ‘Recollections’ The Album Tour

          ‘Recollections’ The Album Tour
          Photo by Website/A Spur of the Moment Project

          As part of the rollout of his new album “Recollections,” Gabba will stage a one-night show in Mandaluyong on Friday. Witness the singer-songwriter sing his newly dropped songs including “Overcurrent,” “Fridge Magnets,” “Zombies,” and “Coastline.” Local bands Lola Amour and Ang Bandang Shirley will also perform in support of the main act. Tickets are available via A Spur of the Moment Project’s official website.

          When: 9 PM, Aug. 4

          Where: 123 Block, Mandala Park, Mandaluyong City

          How much: P500 (online); P550 (door charge)

          5. Eric Nam Live at Market! Market!

            Eric Nam Live at Market! Market!
            Photo by Facebook/Market! Market!

            Filo NamNation! South Korean-American pop superstar Eric Nam will hit the Philippine shores on Saturday. Wear your best concert attire and make your way to Market! Market! to catch the 34-year-old perform his greatest hits, including “I Don’t Know You Anymore,” “House on a Hill,” “Any Other Way,” “Love Die Young,” and more. The best part? The show is free! Click here for more details.

            When: 5 PM, Aug. 5

            Where: Market! Market!, McKinley Parkway, Taguig City

            How much: Free

            6. iKON World Tour in Manila

              iKON World Tour in Manila
              Photo by Facebook/iKON

              Mark your calendars: Popular South Korean boy band iKON will hold a one-night concert in Manila on Saturday. This is your chance to see your favorite K-Pop stars perform songs such as “Love Scenario,” “Airplane,” “Goodbye Road,” “Killing Me,” and more. Make an impression by donning an idol-inspired outfit and don’t forget to bring your light stick! You can buy tickets through this link.

              When: 6 PM, Aug. 5

              Where: Smart Araneta Coliseum

              How much: Starts at P3,710

              7. CRAVITY First World Tour: Masterpiece in Manila

                CRAVITY First World Tour: Masterpiece in Manila
                Photo by Facebook/CRAVITY

                Save the date, K-Pop stans, as Starship Entertainment’s rookie boy group CRAVITY will visit the Philippines to serenade their fans on Saturday. See members Hyeongjun, Seongmin, Serim, Kang Min-hee, Taeyoung, Wonjin, Woobin, and Allen perform their electrifying songs such as “Top of the Chain,” “Cloud 9,” “Gas Pedal,” and more. Tickets are still up for sale via Ticketnet Online.

                When: 6 PM, Aug. 5

                Where: New Frontier Theater, 7 Gen. Aguinaldo Avenue, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City

                How much: Starts at P2,650

                8. Valagbagan Night

                  Valagbagan Night
                  Photo by Facebook/Valenzuela Represent

                  This Saturday, Valenzuela Represent will mount a music night featuring emerging Valenzuela-based hip-hop artists, including Mister K-2, Bullet DTG, Botchog D Rapper, Scoofy, Makagon, and Keensht, to name a few. Singer-songwriter Geesaint will also celebrate his birthday at the event, so make sure to sing him a loud and heartfelt birthday song! Click here for more information.

                  When: 8 PM-2 AM, Aug. 5

                  Where: Cue Sports HUB, Valenzuela City

                  How much: P200 with drinks and raffle entry

                  9. ‘SPACE’ MV Launch

                    ‘SPACE’ MV Launch
                    Photo by Facebook/Aiyana

                    OPM aficionados, this one’s for you! Tagaytay-based band Aiyana is inviting you to the music video launch of their song “SPACE.” Take this chance to uncover the story behind the quintet’s latest single while clinking bottles with your fellow music geeks. Local bands such as End Street, Radioflyer PH, Night Over Alaska, and more will also hype up the crowd with live performances of their original compositions. More details through this link.

                    When: Aug. 5

                    Where: Mando’s Wing Shack, 7481 Bagtikan Street, San Antonio Village 1203, Makati City

                    How much: P300

                    10. Chocolatey Productions ‘Freshly Picked Indie Bands’

                      Chocolatey Productions ‘Freshly Picked Indie Bands’
                      Photo by Facebook/Chocolatey Productions

                      Brace for impact as Filipino indie bands will take over the city of Makati on Sunday! Under the helm of Chocolatey Productions, “Freshly Picked Indie Bands” music event will see artists such as Staffbox, Midday Alley, Saving Radio, The Howler Project, Andres Sayonara, and more perform their electric tunes. Can’t party without a drink? Don’t fret as booze will be available for purchase at the venue.

                      When: 8 PM, Aug. 6

                      Where: Social House, Ayala Malls Circuit Makati, Makati City

                      How much: P300

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