Mae returns to Manila for their first headlining show!
Red Ninja Production presents Mae Live in Manila on 7 December 2019, Saturday at 123 Block, Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City.
“Mae has always been number one on my list of bands we would like to bring to Manila,” mentions Nicole Sarmiento, head of Red Ninja. “We thought that it’s time to have them headline their own show in Manila.”
The intimate concert is expected to host a limited number of attendees, with tickets priced at PHP 3,000.00. Tickets will be available starting 25 September 2019, Wednesday.
Promise of a Multi-sensory Aesthetic Experience
Mae consists of Dave Elkins (lead vocals, guitar), Zach Gehring (guitar) and Jacob Marshall (drummer). Hailing from Norfolk, Virginia, the indie-rock-trio has always seen music creation as a “meticulous crafting of soundscapes; painstakingly deliberate and blissfully spontaneous.”
Following their 2009 stint where they played as the opening act for Katy Perry, this is the second time the band will be performing on the Manila stage. Mae’s first headlining show in Manila will feature a one-of-a-kind set with songs from their albums ‘Singularity’, ‘Destination Beautiful’ and ‘(m)(a)(e)’.
Twelve years of ‘Singularity’
This year also marks the twelfth year of Singularity, the band’s third full-length release. In 2007, the album debuted on the US Billboard 200 and Mae released a series of webisodes, explaining the meaning behind each song on the record.
As part of their celebration, Mae will be releasing a double LP of Singularity in the upcoming months. While already available for pre-order online now, the double LP will also be available at the show in December.
Red Ninja’s Year-End Surprise
#MAEinManila also serves as the year-end surprise of Red Ninja Production, who is celebrating their tenth year anniversary this year.
“I saw my Red Ninja notebook book from ten years ago, and we had plans of bringing them to Manila. We even tried to book them back in 2009 before they were booked to do the show with Katy Perry.” shares Sarmiento. “I also got to watch them last March in Osaka. I guess it felt right to finally bring them here. And Red Ninja has grown over the years and we’re really honored to have Mae as our first official international act.”
Red Ninja Production started as an indie music event production outfit in 2009. Aside from their much-awaited year-end festivals, their other notable events include the Fete De La Musique Rock Stage and the Philippine leg of Kyle Patrick’s series of secret shows across Southeast Asia. Red Ninja soon furthered into management service, and now handles acts such as Over October, Devices, TheSunManager and Lions & Acrobats.
So will you be copping tickets to this intimate event? It’s not everyday Mae is performing live in Manila! We’d love to hear what you think! So share with us your thoughts in the comments down below! Or hit us up on our Facebook or Twitter @UDoUPh.
*Photos courtesy of Red Ninja Production