A*FEST – Manila’s first Asian Independent Music Festival

A*Fest is Manila’s first Asian Independent Music Festival which will start on March 4 and will end on March 7 (uh-oh, same night as the Eraserheads: The Final Set). Shows will be held on Gweilo’s Makati, Route 196, Saguijo, and at Mag:net Bonifacio High Street. In the kick-off show of the music fest, there will be no entrance fee. All other shows (yes, except for March 4) have an entrance fee of 150 pesos which is already inclusive of one drink. Bands from Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore together with some Philippine bands.

Below is the schedule of the said event. Band line-up is not yet final for each show since more bands will be added. 😀

Date: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
Venue: Gweilo’s (Makati)

Arigato Hato (Philippines)
Ciudad (Philippines)
Free Love (Malaysia)
Q (Japan)
The Camerawalls (Philippines)
The Sinister Left (Hong Kong)

Date: THURSDAY, MARCH 5
Venue: Route 196

Chochukmo (Hong Kong)
Deepset (Malaysia)
Everybody Loves Irene (Indonesia)
Free Love (Malaysia)
The Dorques (Philippines)
The Sinister Left (Hong Kong)

Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Venue: Saguijo

Everybody Loves Irene (Indonesia)
Born to Hula (Hong Kong)
Chochukmo (Hong Kong)
Deepset (Malaysia)
I Am David Sparkle (Singapore)
Pedicab (Philippines)
Velvette Vendetta (Hong Kong)

Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 7
Venue: Magnet Hi Street

Born to Hula (Hong Kong)
Chochukmo (Hong Kong)
Everybody Loves Irene (Indonesia)
I Am David Sparkle (Singapore)
Q (Japan)
Taken By Cars (Philippines)
Velvette Vendetta (Hong Kong)

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