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PH Concert Guide: 5 Music Events to Attend This 2022
by: The Beat Asia
Music fans are in for a treat! As the Philippines shifts to the new normal, live concerts amped up again to bring in some of the much-awaited local and international shows in the country.
Whether small or major outdoor events, we’ve seen strong ticket demands for shows that have been postponed or canceled earlier this year. As the situation eases off, more artists and musicians are making a comeback to perform live in Manila including The Maine, Boys Like Girls, Avril Lavigne, and more.
Get ready to rock and jam to international artists and local acts you’ve been dreaming of seeing perform live after two years of hiatus! Just a friendly reminder to always observe minimum health protocols while you share good vibes with the crowd.
Here’s a list of the updated concert schedule to add to your calendar this 2022.
Castaway Music Festival – April 23
Complete your summer party this year as the Castaway Music Festival returns this April 23. Happening at the Amphitheater in SM Pampanga, concertgoers will be serenaded by Silent Sanctuary, Hale, and Meg Fernandez live!
The Maine – Aug. 27
After almost three years, the American rock band The Maine will be back in the Philippines this Aug. 27 at the Skydome, SM City North EDSA.
Dubbed as the “Arizona emo group”, The Maine will celebrate their 15th anniversary this year along with the release of their 8th studio album entitled “XOXO: From Love and Anxiety in Real Time” in 2021. The band will perform their new song “Sticky” and a collaboration song with Taking Back Sunday and Charlotte Sands called “Loved You A Little.”
All concert tickets are inclusive of a meet and greet with the band. Price ranges from P2,500 to P4,500. Tickets will be available starting May 1.
Boys Like Girls – Oct. 10-12
Another much-awaited live concert in the Philippines this 2022 is the two-night show of Boys Like Girls at the New Frontier Theater slated for Oct. 10-11. The group will have the third leg of the tour in the country that will kick off on Oct. 12 at the Sky Hall Seaside Cebu.
Get ready to feel nostalgic as Martin Johnson (vocals/guitar), Paul DiGiovanni (guitar), John Keefe (drums), and Morgan Dorr (bass) will perform songs from their iconic self-titled album. Sing along with their famous songs “Hero/Heroine,” “The Great Escape,” “Thunder,” “Love Drunk,” “She’s Got A Boyfriend Now,” “Heart Heart Heartbreak,” and “Two Is Better Than One” featuring Taylor Swift.
Tickets for general admission are priced at P2,500 and VIPs cost P3,500.
Avril Lavigne – Nov. 3
Originally scheduled last May 20, 2020, Avril Lavigne “Head Above Water” live concert in Manila is now moved to Nov. 3 at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Concert tickets with the previous date remain valid but if you wish to refund, the deadline is until April 30.
Concertgoers are encouraged to reserve and pay parking slots at the venue for convenience.
The pop punk sensation has dominated the music scene during the early 2000s after she sold more than 40 million albums and 50 million singles. Some of her popular songs are “Sk8er Boi,” “Complicated,” “When You’re Gone,” “Girlfriend,” “What The Hell,” “Keep Holding On,” and “Here’s To Never Growing Up,” among others.
Alanis Morissette World Tour - Nov. 18-19
After two cancelations of Alanis Morisette's show in Manila, fans of the seven-time GRAMMY winner will finally meet their idol on Nov. 18-19 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Alanis Morisette World Tour is a celebration of her iconic breakthrough album, “Jagged Little Pill,” after 25 years.
Morisette has been in the industry since 1995, creating contemporary music. In 2019, she released her newest song called “Reasons I Drink.” Some of her biggest hits are “You Oughta Know,” “Hand In My Pocket,” “Ironic,” “Head Over Feet,” “All I Really Want,” “Uninvited,” “Perfect,” Forgiven,” “Right Through You,” “Wake Up,” and more. Tickets are still on sale via SM Ticket outlets.
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