Nightlife MNL: Minzy ‘Glee’ Asia Tour, Plus 9 Hot Events

Nightlife MNL: Minzy ‘Glee’ Live in Manila, Plus 9 More Amazing 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, 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. ‘Your Memejesty, Queen VG’ Concert

This is a royal invitation to witness the majestic concert comeback of comedian, host, and singer Vice Ganda. Happening at The Dome, “Your Memejesty, Queen VG” will show an unkabogable performance of pent-up energy and creativity that will amaze fans. Get your tickets via Ticketnet now before they’re sold out!

When: 8 PM, June 2

Where: Smart Araneta Coliseum, 14 General Araneta Street, Quezon City

How much: Starts at P500 (Gen Ad)

2. CONQuest 2023 Music Night

After geeking out at the many exhibitors and panels at CONQuest, it’s time to end your Saturday with amazing music by some of the country’s greatest artists, plus a guest flying from South Korea. Catch AUTOTELIC, Carousel Casualties, Oh, Flamingo!, Timmy Albert, Lesha, James Reid, and South Korean indie-rock band The Rose as they perform on stage from 7:15 PM onwards. Get your tickets here.

When: June 3

Where: SMX Convention Center, Seashell Lane, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

How much: P800 (Saturday Pass) + P2,500 Music Night Add-on

3. JR De Guzman ‘Later That Evening’

Get ready for a musical stand-up comedy experience as Philippine-born and California-raised JR De Guzman brings his “Later That Evening” tour to Manila. Powered by music lifestyle channel Myx, the show is set to give guests a night of belly-aching laughter while listening to the strums of JR’s guitar. Local comedians Red Ollero and Ryan Puno will also join as special guests. Get your tickets via Ticketek.

When: 7 PM, June 3

Where: The Theatre at Solaire, 1 Asean Avenue Solaire Resort and Casino, Entertainment City, Paranaque

How much: Starts at P2,575

4. Nuit Blanche Music and Arts Night

Alliance Française de Manille (AFM) is organizing its first local edition of Nuit Blanche, an annual night-time festival in Paris filled with contemporary art and music from dusk to dawn. Head over to the AFM Multi-purpose Hall to see the murals of April Capalungan, Geri Mae Gonzales, Joseph Bawar, Miguel Punzalan, Niko Salazar, Daniel Uychoco, and Patricia “Patmai” de Vera, while enjoying the beats provided by Duality (from 8 PM-10 PM) and Samantha Nicole (from 10 PM-12 MN). Limited slots only! Register via Eventbrite.

When: 7 PM until midnight, June 3

Where: Alliance Française de Manille, 209 Nicanor Garcia Street, Bel-Air II, Makati City

How much: Free

5. Truefaith at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub

There’s nothing like a hint of nostalgia to end your night right. Visit the 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub this Saturday and sway to the live music of Filipino pop and rock icon Truefaith, such as “Dahil Ikaw,” “Huwag Na Lang Kaya,” “Muntik Ng Maabot Ang Langit,” and “Kung OK Lang Sa’yo.” For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0917 570 3222 from 1 PM-1 AM every Tuesday to Sunday.

When: June 3

Where: 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub, G/F Estancia Mall, North Wing, Capitol Commons

How much: P500

6. Kiyo and Sunkissed Lola Back-to-Back Gig

Here’s another show you shouldn’t miss at Maginhawa this weekend. Zambales-formed rock band SunKissed Lola, who rose to fame and broke records in Spotify Philippines and Billboard Philippines with their 2022 single “Pasilyo,” is having a back-to-back gig with prominent Filipino rapper kiyo. Don’t miss this chance to catch their OPM hits live in an intimate setting! Slots are limited, so it’s best to reserve a spot by messaging Jess & Pat’s on either their Facebook or Instagram account.

When: June 3

Where: Jess & Pat’s, 2/F 63 Maginhawa Street, UP Village, Quezon City

How much: P500

7. The Dawn Live at Pit88 RestoBar

Marikina peeps, here’s something to end your Saturday night with! Filipino rock band icon The Dawn — fronted by actor and singer Jett Pangan — will be visiting the city to entertain you with nostalgic hits and songs from their latest studio albums, such as “Merry Go Round” and “Segurista.” For ticket inquiries, contact 0917 809 0623.

When: 8 PM, June 3

Where: Pit88 RestoBar, 50 Mayor Gil Fernando Ave., Marikina City

How much: P1,000

8. Stardust Clubhouse Prom 2023

Take a journey to the cosmos as The Palace’s Clubhouse is hosting “Clubhouse Prom 2023,” a party that will let you dive into the realm of the moon and stars. Come in the most celestial outfit you can find in your wardrobe and dance the night away with great music and drinks. Contact 0917 3260 088 for table reservations. Entry will only be granted to those who will follow the dress code!

When: 9 PM, June 3

Where: Clubhouse, Uptown, 11th Ave., The Palace Complex, Taguig

How much: Contact 0917 3260 088

9. Minzy 1st Asia Tour ‘Glee in Manila’

POS and Blackjacks, get ready to meet former 2NE1 member Minzy this Sunday! Witness how the unstoppable South Korean dance machine, singer, and rapper sets the stage on fire with her songs “Please Don’t Go,” “Ninano,” “Teamo,” and “Beautiful Lie.” Who knows, you might also get the chance to listen to the Tagalog version of “Lovely” live. Get your tickets via Ticketnet now to secure good seats.

When: June 4

Where: New Frontier Theater, Araneta City, Cubao, Quezon City

How much: Starts at P1,601

10. Gloc-9 x Shanti Dope x Al James

It’s going to be a pretty lit night as Gloc-9, one of the country’s all-time favorite rappers and singer-songwriters, will be gracing the stage of 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub next week. Not only that, prominent local rappers Al James and Shanti Dope will also be performing with the OPM king of hip-hop under one roof. Head over after work to destress and call 0917 570 3222 for table reservations.

When: June 8

Where: 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub, G/F Estancia Mall, North Wing, Capitol Commons

How much: P1,000

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