Metro Manila · Party hard on Independence Day (June 11/12) (UPDATE)
Two very different festivals will celebrate Philippine music on Independence Day in Metro Manila. 'OneVibePH' brings you through the night with Electronic Dance Music while 'Independents Day' awaits you with Philippine Indie music of all genres.
+++ Update June 11, 2014 +++
The Independents Day Festival will no longer take place in Pampanga. A pre-festival show and an acoustic festival have been announced for two additional venues in Quezon City. See below for details.
OneVibePH is a big house and electro party under the slogan "One Nation, One Pride" on June 11. Philippine DJs and Black Eyed Peas star Apl.de.Ap are going to rock the crowd at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. The event is presented by the mobile messaging app Viber.
Beginning in the early morning of June 12, Independents Day will bring together 240 Philippine bands and artists, playing independent music of all genres, such as Hiphop, Rock, Jazz, Blues, Folk, and Dance. The festival takes place simultaneously at Quezon Circle and in Pampanga Province, with two stages and three satellite shows.
June 11, 2014, 4 pm onward.
SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Admission: 1,060 pesos.
June 12, 2014, 5 am to 11 pm.
Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City.
Champ, Njel de Mesa, Loonie, Johnny Alegre, Mica Javier, Death Threat, Pikaso, Kley, Ysagani Ybarra, Kuya Kurt, Ayzhelle, KKK, Mutya, Art Oliquino, Pinoy Republic, Mushroom, Lagkitan Trio, Max Gilbert, Alasmedya, The Project, Hoochie Coochie Mikkie, Kat Lopez, Sali, Veronica & I, Joe Vince, Anahata, Noah Zuniga, Pure Sound, Radyo, Viplava, Lem David, Unico, Milky Summer, Date with Fate, The Puzzles, 8 Moons of Jupiter, AKA, Muffin, Las Pinas Finest, 1017 Hood, Blind Rhyme, Layzie Fu, Rap District, Jazze, Destro Rhymes, Renegade Souljahs, Covenant, Bon Jovie, Kenjohns, Jong Sumangil, Smash, Ice-J, Fab4z, Alfred Hempisalla, Moose Musika, Roger Pepito, Pong dela Cruz, Maggie Trinidad, Ato Arman Sandata, Alan Huelar, Masha, Womens Business Hiphop - and many more.
For the approximate timetable, click here.
As part of Independents Day, there will also be an acoustic festival at Centris Walk Activity Center, Eton Centris, Q.C., on June 12, 5 pm to 9 pm.
On June 11, a pre-festival mall show will take place at Fisher Mall, Q.C., from 2 pm to 5 pm.