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Your March Concert Roundup

Summer’s coming soon, and so is the slew of music festivals! 2016 seems to be the year of the fest, with tons of concerts in the Philippines to choose from no matter what your taste is. Best of all, some of these festivals are in a different part of the country — which means a reason to travel while having the best nights of your life.

Here are some of the upcoming concerts in the Philippines this March.

1Chris Botti and Sting

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Image Credit: Concert Poster from Resorts World Manila

Longtime collaborators Chris Botti and Sting are coming to Manila for a one-night-only concert. Catch the world-renowned jazz trumpeter and rock icon on March 5, 2016, at Marriott Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. An amazing concert doesn’t come without a price — the most expensive tickets for this show cost PHP 64,716 a pop. Yep, more expensive than the much-hyped Madonna concerts! Others are priced between PHP 40,000 to PHP 11,000. Whew!
Get your tickets here.

2Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival

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Image Credit: From Malasimbo’s Official Website

Kicking off a month of music fests is the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival on March 4-6 at the foot of Mount Malasimbo, which overlooks Puerto Galera Bay. Malasimbo is one of the most-awaited annual fests in the country, and this year boasts of a formidable line-up: Tom Thum, Brigada, Miro, Kristian Hernandez, Badkiss, Manila Symphony Orchestra, Sino Sikat? and more.
Get your tickets here.

3Wanderland

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Image Credit: From Death Cab For Cutie’s official Facebook

Wanderland is another highly anticipated local music fest that continues to get bigger and better, year after year. Wanderland is known for its carefully curated lineup of performers and activities centered around a theme. Wanderland never disappoints, which makes for excited festivalgoers. This year, get ready for the likes of Death Cab For Cutie, Bon Iver, and The Naked and Famous.
Tickets available here.

45 Seconds of Summer

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Image Credit: From the 5SOS official website

The boy band fever is alive and kicking, friends! You may know Australian rock band 5 Seconds of Summer from their hits She Looks so Perfect, She’s Kinda Hot, and Good Girls. Whether they are your kid sister’s favorite or your own guilty pleasure, you can be sure that the Mall of Asia Arena will be full of screaming fan girls on March 12.
Tickets available here.

5Malasimbo Lights and Dance Festival

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Image Credit: From Malasimbo’s official website

The Malasimbo magic is not over yet! Cap off your March with a party high up in the mountains. Malasimbo’s second weekend is on March 24-26, with a ton of DJ’s to keep your heart satisfied: Goldie, Lapalux, DJ Kentaro, Onra and more.
Tickets available here.

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