BEACH. That is the first thing that comes to our mind when we hear the word ‘summer,’ but summer is not just about lounging around in the sun on some white sand getaway. In fact, it is also a great time to witness the splash of the biggest and best concert tours of the year. ‘Tis the season to enjoy the many music festivals and some of the biggest foreign acts coming to conquer Manila on stage.
We have made a guide for you to navigate the most anticipated musical events this summer 2015. Whether you’re into indie, metal, pop, techno, rock, these epic summer escapades are some of the most awesome ways to have fun under the sun without going to the beach.
PULP continues its tradition of bringing the most prominent and versatile mix of international metal bands in Manila. Seven international metal bands, namely KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, CRADLE OF FILTH, ESCAPE THE FATE, THE WORD ALIVE, CARCASS, CHTHONIC, and SUFFOCATION, will bring rock fans the 15th installment of Southeast Asia’s biggest and longest-running metal festival. The PULP SUMMER SLAM XV: ANGELS DESCEND will be happening this April 25, 2015 at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City.
Karpos Multimedia brings you the Wanderland Music & Arts Festival 2015, a huge nest of loads of fun, adventure, dining, and eargasm from noon til midnight. American rapper Kid Kudi will headline the event as he is set to perform at the Globe Circuit Event Grounds on April 25, 2015.
CloseUp will bring another year of the summer’s freshest party as CloseUp Forever Summer 2015 will be held at the MOA Concert Grounds on May 16, 2015. There is no information yet regarding the lineup yet, but expect the announcement to be made soon via the toothpaste brand’s social media accounts.
Get ready to sing out loud! British superstar and the six-time Grammy nominee, Ed Sheeran will be bringing his music tour to Manila for the first time. His one-night concert is set on March 12, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
American band Incubus is set to rock Manila as they return to the Philippines to perform at the Mall of Asia Arena on March 13, 2015. The concert will also feature American violinist and dancer, Lindsey Stirling.
Ten months after the announcement, one of the most popular acts in music today, One Direction will make their fans stay up all night for not just one but two consecutive nights on March 21 and 22 at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds as part of their “On the Road Again Tour 2015.”
If you haven’t been to a concert by The Script, well, you’re in luck as this summer gives you another chance to watch Danny O’Donoghue and the rest of the Irish band performing live. The Script is scheduled to set foot again in Manila for the 3rd time at the Mall of Asia Arena on April 17, 2015.
Wilbros Live is bringing back the 12-time Teen Choice Awards winning singer/songwriter Demi Lovato to Manila on her fourth headlining world tour on April 30, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Continue to heat up your summer as the Backstreet Boys, one of the hottest boybands in pop history and among the best-selling music acts of all time, are coming back to Manila for a concert on May 5, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Arena as part of their 20th anniversary tour “In A World Like This World Tour.”
Another American best-selling music superstar, Katy Perry, is coming back to Manila as part of her Prismatic World Tour. The concert will be held at the Philippine Arena on May 7, 2015. This will be her third time in the Philippines. The concert is part of the tour to promote her fourth studio album Prism.
Believe it or not, electronic pop singer, Adam Young, best known as Owl City is coming again to the Philippines to perform live for free. The concert will be happening at the Bonifacio High Street Central Plaza in Taguig City on May 8, 2015.
But surely this isn’t everything that summer has to offer you in terms of music madness and mayhem. Check out our summer music calendar below to know more about this year’s summer musical events.