Manila is definitely a hot concert destination this year, aside from big name artists who came early this year like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Avril Lavigne, LMFAO, New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys and David Cook… they’re still a lot of upcoming concerts that you surely don’t wanna miss! Check out the list below:


  • August 16 – Nelly Furtado And Gym Class Heroes @ Smart Araneta Coliseum 8pm. Buy TICKETS.
  • August 27 – The Platters @ Grand Ballroom, Shangrila Hotel, 7pm. Buy TICKETS.


  • September 18 – Maroon 5 @ Smart Araneta Coliseum, 8pm. TICKET info.
  • September 14 – The Wanted @ NBC Tent, The Fort Taguig, 8pm. Buy TICKETS.
  • September 21 – American Idol Season 11 Finalists @ Smart Araneta Coliseum, 8pm. Buy TICKETS.
  • September 22 – Tonight Alive @ Skydome, SM North Edsa, 6pm. Buy TICKETS.


  • October 2 – Keane @ SM Mall Of Asia Arena. Tickets to be posted soon.
  • October 10 – David Guetta @ SM Mall Of Asia Arena, 8pm. Buy TICKETS.
  • October 12 – Wilson Phillips @ SM Mall Of Asia Arena, 8pm. Buy TICKETS.
  • October 24 – Bigbang @ SM Mall Of Asia Arena, 8pm. Buy TICKETS.
  • October 29 – One Republic @ Smart Araneta Coliseum. Tickets to be posted soon.


  • November 10 – The Fray @ Smart Araneta Coliseum, 8:30pm. Buy TICKETS.
  • November 17 – Village People @ SMX Convention Center, SM Mall Of Asia, 8:30pm. Buy TICKETS.

Other artists who are said to be performing in Manila soon are Owl City, Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias! Will keep you posted for updates.

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After winning Nescafe Soundskool in 2008, inking a record deal under Sony Music, releasing two albums namely ‘Sulat, Araw, Kwento’ EP (2009) and ‘Sama~Sama’ (2010), plus having their song ‘The Hero Winthin’ being chosen as AXN channels promo spot early this year, Letter Day Story has indeed come along way.

This young band have also inch their way to the music scene with their distinct hit songs like “Ikaw Pa Rin,” “Positib,” “Sulong,” “Sama-Sama,” and “Paano” which we’ll be able to watch performed live this weekend on their first ever headlining mall tour on Saturday, May 21 at SM Muntinlupa and on Sunday, May 22 at SM Baliwag. Both shows will start at 5pm.

Here’s a look on their show sched:

  • May 21 (Saturday) SM Muntinlupa with Ajka

  • May 22 (Sunday) SM Baliwag with Kaligta

  • May 29 (Sunday) SM Valenzuela with Soundvent

  • June 5 (Sunday) SM SM Lazaro with Kilos

  • June 19 (Sunday) SM Sta Rosa with Kilos and Soundvent

Grab a copy of Letter Day Story’s “Sama~Sama” album to meet and greet the band plus have your album signed by the members. See you there!

Visit www.facebook.com/letterdaystorypage or http://www.facebook.com/sonymusicphilippines for more updates about the band.


Spend your weekend watching the hottest live performances from Pupil, Kiss Jane and Sakto. Visit the following Robinsons and SM Malls to see them perform songs from their new album:

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Feb 26 (Sat) ▬ PUPIL at Robinsons Starmills Pampanga

▬ For the album “Limiters Of The Infinity Pool” which includes the hit single “TNT.”

Feb 26 (Sat) ▬ KISS JANE at SM Marilao

▬ For the album “Free” which includes their latest hit single “Lagi”

Feb 27 (Sun) ▬ SAKTO at Robinsons Lipa

▬ For their self-titled album which includes their single “Rampa”

Feb 27 (Sun) ▬ KISS JANE at SM Dasmarinas

To see other upcoming mall shows/events, go to musicnewsph.wordpress.com/events


Big name artists under Sony Music are coming to Manila for a major concert! Among the first to hold a major concert here are Sean Kingston, Kelly Rowland and T-Pain who are part of “Supafest Manila 2010.” The concert will happen on September 18 and will also include rapper Flo Rida.

Meanwhile, John Mayer will open the month of October with a major concert on the 1st. Expect a rockin’ performance from the multi-platinum artist who gave us the recent hits “Half Of My Heart,” “Heartbreak Warfare” and “Who Says.” Another much-anticipated concert will also happen on October 10 with one of American Idol’s most successful discoveries ~ Adam Lambert!

The three concerts will be held at the SM Mall Of Asia concert grounds. For ticket inquiries, call 911-5555 (Ticketnet) or 8919999 (Ticketworld)