The Masterlist: Musicians to Catch in Manila in 2018

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2017 is quickly coming to a close and we’ve seen a handful of amazing international musicians grace the Philippine soil and give us unforgettable nights. 2018 is starting to look like it will upstage this year’s variety of gigs, so here’s a masterlist of shows you shouldn’t miss!


January 2018


13 – Planetshakers, SMART Araneta Coliseum
– Wellman, Cove Manila
19 – Showtek, Cove Manila
21 – Nothing But Thieves, KIA Theater
26 – Foster the People, KIA Theater
20 – One Ok Rock, SM Mall of Asia Arena


February 2018


3 – Morgan Page, Cove Manila
3 – Gusto, Cove Manila
7 – The xx, World Trade Center
10 – Playback Music Festival feat. Vertical Horizon/Leigh Nash/Stephen Speaks, Circuit Makati
13 & 14 – Dionne Warwick, Solaire Grand Ballroom
16 – Lil Jon, Cove Manila
17 – Incubus, SMART Araneta Coliseum
18 – Paramore, SM Mall of Asia Arena


March 2018


6 – Fifth Harmony, KIA Theater
9 – Joe & Tamia, SM Mall of Asia Arena
10 – Wanderland Music Festival feat. FKJ/Lauv/Kodaline/more, Filinvest City Grounds
18 – Neck Deep, SM North EDSA Skydome
21 – John Legend, SMART Araneta Coliseum


April 2018


2 – Katy Perry, SM Mall of Asia Arena
5 & 6 – LANY, SMART Araneta Coliseum
8 – Ed Sheeran, SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds
13 – Zedd, SMART Araneta Coliseum
14 – The Script, SM Mall of Asia Arena


May 2018


1 – Harry Styles w/ Warpaint, SM Mall of Asia Arena
3 & 4 – Bruno Mars, SM Mall of Asia Arena
5 РPulp Summer Slam 2018 feat. Behemoth/Cradle Of Filth/At The Gates/more, Amoranto Stadium
11 – Diplo, Cove Manila


June 2018


10 – Niall Horan, SM Mall of Asia Arena


July 2018


19 – Celine Dion, SM Mall of Asia Arena


Keep your eyes on this page to make sure you’ll never miss a show. And who knows, we might be giving away a few tickets while we’re at it!


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