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Exception Music Festival 2013

Exception Music Festival 2013

This year there will be another edition of the Exception Music Festival. The festival will be held on December 14 2013 at the Globe Circuit in Makati. There will be 3 stages with live performances from some of the biggest global artists in Electronic Dance Music (EDM) today.

Headlining acts are Chicago-based group Krewella and Chicane (with live band). Other well-known artists set to grace the festival are Arty, Jes, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Solarstone, Ashley Wallbridge and DubVision.

Exception Music Festival Manila

For Tickets visit SMTickets.com or call (02) 470-2222.
For Vip Tables and other inquiries call the Big Fish Hotline: (02) 808-8080.

For more information visit ExceptionMusicFestival.com or Facebook.com/ExceptionMusicFestival.


New Luxurious Club to open in City of Dreams Manila

New Luxurious Club to open in City of Dreams Manila

A new luxurious nightclub is expected to open next year in City of Dreams Manila’s iconic Fortune Egg. As you might know City of Dreams Macau hosts Macau’s most popular night club (Club Cubic) so of course we can expect the Manila City of Dreams night club to be a world class club as well.

We don’t have much information about this club yet. As soon as there is more news you will read it here first.

Manila Bay Resort, also located in Entertainment City, is planning to open a nightclub as well . Some people from the famous Marquee nightclub in Las Vegas are involved with this new club.


Black Market

Black Market

Black Market is a new club by the people behind underground club B-Side Manila. Black Market is located along Pasong Tamo/Don Chino Roces Avenue in Makati (besides the Mazda Makati showroom).

Black Market is an underground industrial warehouse style club that focuses on all sorts of underground music. Below you can find the weekly club nights and the various styles of music you can expect.

Wednesdays: Groove Pocket
Hip Hop, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Breaks, Boogie, Disco, Reggae, World, Downtempo, Eclectic, Afro

Fridays: The Drop
Bass, Beats, Dub, Trap, Hip Hop, Future, Post Dilla, Glitch, Ragga Acid, Lazer Bass, Footwork, Purple, Garage, Jungle, Wonky, Drum & Bass, Digital Mi Digital

Saturdays: Black Out
A night dedicated to Techo, Detriot, Dub, House, Chicago, UK Funky, Electro, IDM, Drum & Bass and everything between…

Black Market Club Manila

Finders Keepers

Also part of BlackMarket is the ‘hidden’ Finders Keepers which is a speakeasy style lounge bar in the style of Prohibition Liquor Lounge and the Blind Pig. Finders Keepers is an intimate lounge-bar where you can enjoy cocktails, draft & bottled beers and a wide selection of  spirits. Finders Keepers is open Tuesdays – Saturdays.

Finders Keepers Speakeasy Manila

Black Market / Finders Keepers
Warehouse 5, La Fuerza Plaza, 2241 Don Chino Roces Avenue (Pasong Tamo) (corner Sabio), Makati.
Contact numbers:  0917 829 4162 / 403-5019


Sonic Carnival Festival

Sonic Carnival Festival

Sonic Carnival  is an outdoor music festival that will be held on December 7 at the Mall of Asia concert grounds. The festival will feature live performances by local and international DJs and bands.

DJs: Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, Henrix,  Deuce Manila,  Katsy Lee,  Mars, Euric, Ace Ramos, MC Roda King , Funk Avy and more.

Bands: Razorback, Urbandub, Hidden Nikki, Up Dharma Down and more.

Sonic Carnival: A Feast of Sound
Tickets can be purchased at TicketWorld. For VIP call 706-1648 (Fearless Productions).

Sonic Carnival will also be held next year: Sonic Carnival 2014 will be held on December 6 2014.


Halloween 2013 Parties in Manila

It’s that time of the year again. On October 31 2013 it’s Halloween, which is huge in Manila. Every club has at least one big Halloween party around Halloween. Below you can find on overview of the best parties for Halloween 2013. New Halloween parties are announced all the time, so keep checking back for updates.

Friday October 25 2013, Haunted Carnival at Buddha Bar

Buddha Bar Manila Halloween Party

At Buddha Bar Manila, With DJ Dimi.el.  For reservations, call 856-6859 or 856-6719

Saturday October 26 2013, BigFish Cream Halloween Ball at WTC

Cream Halloween Ball 2013

World Trade Center. DJ TYDI, Lange, John Paul Lee, Christian Raeuber and MC Lavoce.  Call 8088080 for VIP tables reservations.

Saturday October 26 2013, Black Party at Araneta Coliseum

Halloween Araneta

Black Party Manila X at Smart Araneta Coliseum with DJs Jay Santos, Funky Avia, Mika Taka and more.

Wednesday October 30 2013,  Super Villans at Prive

Prive Halloween Stiletto

A Stiletto Halloween Special at Prive. For tables call or text +63 917 898 8181

Wednesday October 30 2o13, Urbn Wed at Urbn

Urbn Halloween Wed

Urbn Wed at Urbn, hosted by Styles and Freshmen Entertainment. Free drinks for girls from 10pm – 12.

Thursday and Friday and Saturday,  Halloween Weekend Special at Haze

Haze Halloween Special

Haze Halloween Weekend Special. Thursday October 31: Haze Superheroes, Friday November 1: Hazexy, Saturday November 2: Hazombie (featuring DJ Shane Patrick). For reservations text or call 09178847333 or 09279684331 or call 8088080

Thursday October 31 2o13, Escape to Wonderland  Party at Prive Luxury Club

Halloween at Prive

The Privé Halloween Ball. For tables call or text +63 917 898 8181

Thursday October 31, The Haunted Republiq at Republiq Club

Republiq Haunted Halloween Party

Enter the grandest house of horrors at Republiq Club with DJs Ace Ramos, Mars Miranda, Martin Pulgar, Marc Naval and MC Poalo. For reservations call +639175508888

Thursday October 31 2013, Once Upon a Time at Opus

Once Upon a Time halloween party at Opus

Opus Lounge, Resorts World Manila. Costume is mandatory. For more info and reservations contact +639178094093

Thursday October 31 2013, Til Death Do We Party at Imperial Ice Bar

Halloween Party at Imperial Ice Bar

Til Death Do We Party – A corpse Bride Halloween Ball at Imperial Ice Bar. For table reservations text or call 09175428831

Thursday October 31 2013, Zombie Nation at Hyve

Hyve Zombie Nation

Zombie Nation at Hyve, the Zedd Pre Party with Matthew Koma and Brooke Evers + David Ardiente and Deltastreet. For VIP tables call or text 09176335882

Thursday October 31 2013, Wicked Hallows’ Ball at Prohibition 

Prohibition Halloween Party

Wicked Hallows’ Ball at Prohibition Liquor Lounge. For inquiries and table reservations contact 09173116616 or 09054935783

Thursday October 31 2013, URBN Legend at Urban

URBN Legend Halloween party

Urbn Legend Halloween party at URBN with DJ BeatBreaker! For reservations call or text 09175649333

Thursday October 31 2013, Prom Night Halloween Ball at Aracama

Prom Night Aracama

With DJs 420, Deuce Manila and Karl Ty. For reservations contact +639178612702

Thursday October 31 2013, Yelloween at Skye

Skye Halloween

Yelloween with Dinka at Skye Lounge. Prepare for a night of champagne showers galore! For reservations, please call 4784284 or call/text 09328567593.

Thursday October 31 2013, Evil Nani Halloween Party at Black Market

Evil Nani Halloween at Black Market

Black Market Halloween Party with Ikonika, Huang, Don P, Soulflower and Red-I.

Thursday October 31 2013, Halloween Night at Palladium

Palladium Halloween Night

Palladium Halloween Night. Dress code Super Humans & Vampires. For guest-list and table reservations call or text 0927951.6092


Exklusiv Nightclub

Exklusiv Nightclub

The creators Insomnia, one of the most popular clubs in the Malate/Manila area, are opening a new super club in Malate called Exklusiv Nightclub. With over 1800 Sq.m Exklusiv will be one of the largest club in the Philippines.

Exklusiv Nighclub will open at the end of 2013

Exklusiv Club is located at Adriatico Street, Malate, Manila
Contact: +63 2 400 9776

exklusiv nightclub manila

The same group will also bring you Envy Club next year.


United Republiq Festival

United Republiq Festival

On November 21 2013 Repbuliq is organizing an outdoor EDM festival named United Republiq with DJs Axwell, Nicky Romero, NO_ID and Republiq’s resident DJs (Martin Pulgar, Marc Naval, Ace Ramos and Mars Miranda). The event will be hosted by MC Paolo.  United Republiq will be held at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds.

Tickets are available for Php 1,500 (Silver) and 2,500 (Gold) at SM Tickets. VIP Tables start at 40,o00 VIP and go up to 100,000 (SVIP). Call or text 09175508888 for more info and table bookings.

11.21.2013 – United Republiq EDM Festival Manila


7107 International Music Festival

7107 International Music Festival

On February 22 and 23 2014 a big two-day outdoor music festival will be held named “7107 International Music Festival” (7017 stands for the Philippines as it is the amount of islands the Philippine archipelago comprises). Two stages will present a lineup of over 30 popular international and local music artists, bands and DJs. The event will be held at Clark, Pampanga (Spur Road, Global Gateway Logistics City area).

Line-up

There has been a lot of rumors and speculation about the final line-up. We have listed part of the line-up before, but due to some last minute changes and publish embargoes we decided to remove the the  line-up until it is officially announced by 7107. Below you can find the first officially announced artists. This is just Phase 1, a lot more artist will be announced later.

7107 international music festival

7107 Music Festival Phase 2 Line upRed Hot Chili Peppers, Empire of the Sun, Up Dharma Down, Radioactive Sago Project, Red Jumpsuit Aparatus, Natives, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Pulso, Sleepwalk Circus, Encounters With a Yeti, The Charmes, Child/ren of the Pilgrimage, Hidden Nikki, Maude, Musical O, Populardays, The Ringmaster, Yolanda Moon, Skymarines, No Other Boyband and The Sleepyheads.

Kaskade, Kendrick Lamar, DJ Riddle, DJ Reidiculous, Kjawan, Sponge Cola, Rocksteddy, Itchyworms, Taken by Cars, Jensen & the Flips, Arba & Loonie, Runaway Crimes, She’s only Sixteen, Techy Romantics, The Cheats, Wilderness, Nix Damn P, Keith Bryan Haw, Marc Marasigan, Aryan, Travis Monsod, Bcal, Ron Poe, Katsy Lee, Carlo Atendido, Patrick Po, Jessica Milner, Motherbass, Skratchmark.

Ticket/Wristband prices:

Early Bird Tickets (purchased before December 31st):
2 day Pass General Admission: PHP 8500.00
2 day Pas VIP Admission: PHP 20000.00

General Tickets (purchased after December 31st):
2 day Pass General Admission: PHP 10000.00
2 day Pas VIP Admission: PHP 25000.00

Parking pass: PHP 300.00 per day

VIP Table packages will also be available.

Tickets can be purchased on the 7107IMF website:

How to get there:

Getting to Pampanga
From Ninoy Aquino Airport to Pampanga: 1.5 hour drive
From Clark International Airport to Pampanga: 15-minute drive
From Angeles City to Pampanga: 15-minute drive

Shuttle Service

Once you arrive in Pampanga complimentary shuttles will be provided by participating hotels, going to and from the venue.11am until 1 hour after the festival ends (which is around 11.30pm).  Limited VIP shuttle passes and on-site parking passes will also be available for VIP ticket holders.

There will be limited parking available. Purchasing your parking pass ahead of time in order to reserve your space is recommended.

There will be NO overnight parking and NO Camping!

Hotels / Accommodation 

Below you can find a lost of recommended hotels to stay in the area. All hotels offer special rates for attendants of the 7107 Music Festival. Complimentary shuttle service going to and from the venue will  be included with your stay.

– LEWIS GRAND HOTEL
Don Juico Ave., Clarkview, Angeles City, Pampanga
4,550 net/night – 19,400 net/night

– THE PENTHOUSE
3-4 A. Santos Street, Balibago, Angeles City, Pampanga
from 5,400 net/night – 6,720 net/night

– HOLIDAY INN CLARK FIELD
Mimosa Drive, Mimosa Leisure Estate Clarkfield, San Fernando, Pampanga
5,018.17 net/night

– BEST WESTERN THE MINT
4895 Blk. 1, Mon Tang Avenue, Mac Arthur Highway, Balibago, Angeles City, Pampanga
2,880 net/night – 3,360 net/night

Last update: January 15 2014


71 Gramercy

71 Gramercy

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UPDATE FEBRUARY 2016 – 71 GRAMERCY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION, IT MIGHT RE-OPEN IN THE FUTURE!

Update April 2016: 71 Gramercy is being turned into various smaller establishments such as a lounge (Suzie Wong), a French Restaurant and a Scotch bar. Suzie Wong at 71 is expected to open in August 2016.

Old info:

71 Gramercy is a New York-style bar / lounge / restaurant on the 71st floor of  Manila’s highest residential skyscraper, the Gramercy Residences. The highest club in Manila is brought to you by some of the guys behind Opus and Prive (Erik Cua, Tim Yap, Louie Ysmael, GP Reyes, Carlo Miguel) + Euric Lumanog (DJ Euric), Fabinho Ide, Carlo Trillo (Fiamma), Raj Sadhwani (Distillery / Draft / Imperial) and Raymond Gutierrez and is currently – as expected – the hottest new place in town.

The club has an inside lounge and bar area, a restaurant area as well as an outside roof deck terrace with full bar. All areas have amazing views over the city.

Tables can be booked by calling or texting +63 (0)917 847 7535

71 Gramercy Manila

Clubnights

Below you can find an overview of the weekly clubnights that are currently happening at 71 Gramercy:

Mondays – Sparklers
Celebrate life with music that makes you feel nostalgic. 90’s Hits til’ the present. Starting at 9.30pm
Presented by GP Reyes, hosted by Fran Olivia and I ♥ Manila

Tuesdays – Village / Vices
Stretch your legs and party like it’s 2014, just don’t hurt anybody! Chooze days at 10pm. Throwback Tracks, Disco Rap and Curated Hip Hop. No style, no entry!
Hosted by Raymond Gutierrez, Neil Arce, Euric Lumanog and Carlo Trillo

Wednesdays – Electric Runway
The official models night at 71. Top models, top celebrities, top shelf liquor, top service all partying at the top of the the tallest building in the country! Hosted by Fabio Ide and Manolet Dario

Thursdays – Quench-Your-Thirst-Day
Thursay Madness. Hosted by Tim Yap

Fridays – Sorry Mom, It’s Friday
Hosted by Raymond Gutierrez, Neil Acre, Euric Lumanog and Carl Trillo

Saturdays – Saturday Fun Machine
There’s no escaping the fun machine. Lounge and House music collection that is undeniably Superfly, with DJs Karl Ty, Kerwin Yu and BadboyJeff. Hosted by Tim Yap

71 Gramercy is currently open Monday – Saturdays. The restaurant opens at 6pm. It will soon be open on Sundays as well for Sunset Champagne Brunches.

Drinks

71 Gramercy serves hip cocktails, beer on tap and wine, liquor and champagne by the glass and bottle. Below you can find the temporary drink menu from the lounge area which also includes bottle prices. The menu will be updated soon.

71 Gramercy Drink Menu with Prices

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Food

71 Gramercy has a full restaurant ran by award-winning chef Carlo Miguel. The restaurant is currently on dry run, the full menu is not available, but knowing the team that runs the restaurant we can expect quality modern innovative gastronomic cuisine.

71 Gramercy at the Gramercy Residences, Kalayaan Avenue – Party in the clouds! For bookings and VIP table reservations call or text +63 917 847 7535