It truly is the revenge of the live gig scene with SEVENTEEN, ENHYPEN, Ed Sheeran, and more holding concerts in the Philippines within the coming months.
For a time, we thought that live music and concerts would never return, at least not in the foreseeable future. But thanks to a combination of vaccines, low case counts, and increased safety measures, the local concert scene is alive and kicking once more. And based on the performances set to be held in the country this year and next, it’s clear that both local and international acts are ready to play for a live crowd again. If you want to finally experience that live concert scene once more, here’s a running list of the performers coming to the country this 2023.
WAVY BABY MUSIC FESTIVAL (January 13 and 14)
Sinulog has always been a fun time for festival goers. But 2023’s edition is set to be quite special as Careless is giving us the first ever Wavy Baby Music Festival at Mandaue City. A whole host of local and global stars such as James Reid, Sunmi, Ben&Ben, The Rose, and more are all included in the festival’s lineup.
THE ROSE (January 14)
Speaking of The Rose, not only is the Korean band performing in the Wavy Baby festival, but they will also be holding a concert in Manila as part of their Heal Together world tour. Prepare to heal with The Rose at their show at the SM Skydome on January 14. Tickets go on sale beginning December 4, 11 AM.
ITZY (January 14 and 15)
Over three years after ITZY’s first showcase in Manila, the hit 4th gen girl group is returning to the country once more for their very first full concert. As part of the SEA leg of their Checkmate World Tour, ITZY is heading to Manila on January 14 and 15, 2023 for two concerts at the MOA Arena. A great way for Filo MIDZYs to start 2023 if we do say so ourselves.
AOMG (January 15)
Music label AOMG and their acts Simon Dominic, Loco, Gray, Leehi, and Yugeyom are going on a joint world tour this 2023. And one of their stops will be in Manila with a concert at the New Frontier Theater on January 15. Aside from fans getting to see Yogeyom again, this will also be a great opportunity to watch his uber talented labelmates live. Tickets go on sale beginning December 5.
KIM SOO HYUN (January 17)
After meeting his fans last June 2022, Korean actor Kim Soo Hyun is set to return to the country once more, this time for a fanmeet courtesy of Dunkin Donuts. Titled Nothing Like Dunkin’ Fan Meet, the event will be held at the Araneta Coliseum. And to make it even better, Belle Mariano will serve as an opening act for the fanmeet.
STRAY KIDS FANMEET (January 20)
Bench is bringing their latest Korean ambassador to Manila, and it’s none other than Stray Kids. Ahead of their concert in the country, the boys will first be meeting fans at an event in MOA Arena on January 20. Want to be part of this special fanmeet? Then follow Bench on their socials as they will be posting the detials.
HOWLERS MANILA (January 21)
Pinoy rock and hip-hop is going to have its moments as acts like Bamboo, Gloc-9, Shanti Dope, Mayonnaise, and more come together for a one night festival concert at Circuit Makati.
KIM SEON HO (January 22)
Pinoy K-drama fans will start of 2023 on the right now that Kim Seon Ho is coming to the country for a special fanmeet, 2023 KIM SEON HO ASIA TOUR in MANILA <ONE, TWO, THREE. SMILE>. The event will be held at the MOA Arena with tickets going on sale beginning December 4, 12 noon.
NE-YO (January 23)
After nearly 15 years, American R&B star Ne-Yo returns to Manila for his ‘Liv in Concert’ tour at the Araneta Coliseum on January 23, 2023. Who knows, Catriona Gray might make a special appearance and we’ll get the Lava Walk 2.0. Tickets go on sale October 15 via TicketNet.
CHOI MINHO (January 28)
Calling all Shawols, SHINee’s very own Minho is coming to Manila for a fanmeet on January 28 at the MOA Arena. To see the dashing idol and actor up close is not one to be missed.
MOIRA DELA TORRE (February 3)
Moira Dela Torre is going on her very first world tour in 2023. And to kick it off, the modern day queen of OPM is holding a concert at the Araneta Coliseum on February 3.
ENHYPEN (February 3, 4, and 5)
First, Filipino ENGENEs are getting a fanmeet with ENHYPEN on December 3. And now, Filipino fans are getting not one, but a two concert in February 2023. As part of the group’s Southeast Asian leg of their first world tour, ENHYPEN is set to hold three concerts in Manila on February 3, 4, and 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Filipino ENGENEs are going to eat so good in the coming months. Detials on tickets will be revealed at a later date.
THE RANSOM COLLECTIVE (February 4)
The reunion of Filipino bands continues in 2023 as The Ransom Collective is set to have their first concert together in years. Aptly titled Hello Again: The Ransom Collective Reunion Show, the outdoor concert marks the first time that they will be performing together as a band in four years. The event is set to take place at 123 Block in Mandala Park on February 4, 2022 (Saturday), from 6 p.m. onwards. Sharing the stage are some of their peers and contemporaries in the music industry, including Cheats, syd hartha, and Gabba.
DIVINE DIVAS (February 10)
To all the Drag Race and drag fans out there, this concert is calling your name. Precious Paula Nicole, Brigiding, and Vinas Deluxe, collectively known as the Divine Divas, are set to have their biggest show to date. The trio are holding the ultimate drag concert at the New Frontier Theater on February 10.
BOYCE AVENUE (February 11, 12, and 14)
It’s one thing to watch Boyce Avenue live. But it’s a whole other game for the group to be joined by Adie, Nobita, and The Juans. But that’s exactly what’s happening on February 11 at the Araneta Coliseum in a concert that has all the vibes you need. That magic will then be brought to Cebu and Davao on the 12th and 14th respectively.
MAMAMOO (February 12)
Filo Moomoos, your time has finally come to see your fav group live. For the very first time, Mamamoo are holding a concert in Manila as part of their MY CON world tour. Mamamoo is known for their killer live stages so their concert at the Araneta Coliseum on February 12 is not one to be missed. Ticket selling beings December 4 at 10 AM.
DIMENSIONS: UP FAIR 2023 (February 16)
It’s a known fact that the concert at the UP Fair is a must-visit event for many. And with the 2023 edition, that looks to continue with groups like Any Name’s Okay, Lola Amour, and more set to rock out at the Sunken Garden.
THE VAMPS (February 17)
The Vamps is no strangers to performing in Manila. So, it only feels right that for their Greatest Hits Tour celebrating their 10th anniversary, they’ve included a stop in Manila on the Asian leg. The concert kicks off on February 17, 2023, at the MOA Arena. Pre-sale begins on November 8 with general sale starting the following day.
PLUS63 FESTIVAL 2023 (February 18)
The coming months are seeing some of our fav local music festivals make a return. And one such comeback we are looking for is the PLUS63 Festival in Cebu. For their return after after three years, the festival is featuring headlining acts Joji, Kehlani, and our very own Paul Pablo. Tickets go on sale beginning December 10.
CONAN GRAY (February 18)
Get ready to experience all the feels and then some as Conan Grey is bringing his Superache Tour to Manila next February 18 at the MOA Arena.
WESTLIFE (February 20 and 21)
The latest entry on this list, Westlife is returning to the Philippines once more as part of their The Wild Dreams Tour. Supporting their latest album, Wild Dreams, and celebrating their greatest hits, the band will be performing two nights in Manila on February 20 and 21 2023 at the Araneta Coliseum due to high demand.
BACKSTREET BOYS (February 20)
Two iconic boy bands of the 90s and 2000s both in Manila for a concert? You aren’t dreaming. As one part of Manila enjoys Westlife, another part basks in the classic tunes of the Backstreet Boys at the MOA Arena.
ONEREPUBLIC (February 23)
It’s been over six years since OneRepublic performed in Manila. But that long wait is finally going to be over as the band is set to return to the Philippines once more as part of their world tour in 2023. OneRepublic will take to the stage on February 23, 2023 at the Araneta Coliseum for the beginning of the Asian leg of their newest world tour. Tickets go on sale September 30, 10 am, via TicketNet.
BOBAPALOOZA (February 25)
There’s a music and arts festival headed our way filled with A-list performers, and we aren’t talking about Coachella. Bobapalooza will turn the Glove Circuit Event Grounds into a hub of music and art on February 25 with the help of acts like Parokya Ni Edgar, The Itchyworms, December Avenue, and more.
PARK JINYOUNG (February 26)
The GOT7 tingi agenda continues this 2023 as its now Jinyoung’s turn to travel to the country where the K-pop idol and actor will hold a special fanconcert at the New Frontier Theater on February 26.
LEE JE HOON (March 3)
Get ready to hail a taxi because Taxi Driver star Lee Je Hoon is coming to Manila. Go on a “Vacation” with the K-drama star with his fanmeet happening on March 3, Friday, at the New Frontier Theater. Ticket prices range from 1,750 to 7,500 pesos with selling beginning on January 31, Tuesday, 12 PM via Ticketnet. Taxi Driver 2 and a fanmeet in Manila? His Pinoy fans are eating good this 2023.
WANDERLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL: THE COMEBACK (March 4-5)
Following a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, one of Manila’s favorite music festivals is finally making it’s return. Wanderland’s long-awaited comeback happens on March 4-5 at the Filinvest City Events Grounds in Alabang. And the festival is leaving no-stone unturned for their comeback with a line-up that includes Phoenix, Carly Rae Jepsen, No Rome, Blaster, and more.
B.I (March 5)
B.I is going on tour this 2023 in Asia. And one of his stops is a date in Manila on March 5 at the PICC. It’s been less than a year since he’s been back to the country but we aren’t complaining.
SONG KANG (March 5)
And the K-drama hits just keep on rolling. Prepare to get up close and personal with Song Kang as the actor is headed to Manila for a fun meet at the Araneta Coliseum on March 5.
ARCTIC MONKEYS (March 6)
Good things come to those who wait. And for Filipino fans of Arctic Monkeys, that time for celebration is here. The British rock band is coming to Asia for their world tour, and that includes a stop in the country for their first ever headline show in the Philippines on March 6, 2023 at the Filinvest City Events Grounds.
SIMPLE PLAN (March 10 and 12)
In a nice change of pace, Canadian rock band is bringing their tour both to Manila and Davao. Up first is their Manila stop on March 10 at the New Frontier Theater. Then, the band goes south for their show at the SMX Convention Center Davao on March 12.
BARBIE ALMALBIS (March 11)
Pinoy rock icon Barbie Almalbis is celebrating 25 years in the industry this 2023. So naturally, she’s holding a concert commemorating the moment. Aptly titled Firewoman: 25 Years of Barbie Almalbis, the show will reunite two of her supergroups, Hungry Young Poets and Barbie’s Cradle for a special moment. The event is set to take place at 123 Block in Mandala Park on Saturday, March 11, from 2 p.m. onwards. It will also feature performances by some of the country’s finest acts, including Sandwich, Gab Alipe of Urbandub, Clara Benin, I Belong To The Zoo, Kai del Rio, and Bird.
LEE JAE WOOK (March 11)
Alchemy of Souls star Lee Jae Wook is coming to Manila! As part of his Asian fanmeet tour, the K-drama actor is slated to hold an event in the country on March 11 at the New Frontier Theater.
STRAY KIDS (March 11 and 12)
After four years and a cancelled concert in 2020 due to the pandemic, Stray Kids is finally coming back to Manila. SKZ is bringing their Manic Tour to the Philippines for a two-night concert on March 11 and 12 at the MOA Arena. Ticket detials will be revealed at a later date.
HARRY STYLES (March 14)
Stylers, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. Harry Styles is bringing his immensely popular Love On Tour to Asia in 2023. And one of his stops includes the Philippines. On March 14, 2023, Harry will make his return to the country with a concert at the Philippine Arena. We’re already planning what feathered boa to wear.
STING (March 17 and 18)
Rock legend Sting is set to make his Filipino fans very happy this 2023 as he’s set for a two-day show at the Theater at Solaire on March 17 and 18 as part of his My Songs Tour.
BLACKPINK (March 25 and 26)
Some of you may have already seen this coming, but that doesn’t make it any less exciting. Pinoy BLINKs, get ready because BLACKPINK is returning to the country once more for their upcoming world tour. Their scheduled stop in Manila is on March 25 and 26, 2023 at Philippine Arena, making them the first K-pop group to hold two concerts in the venue. You can get all the details on tickets here as selling already begins between November 18-20.
MOONBIN & SANHA (March 25)
Following their comeback at the beginning of January, Pinoy Aroha will be getting a special treat as Moonbin and Sanha are hitting the road for their fancon with a stop in Manila on March 25.
WAYV (March 26)
Can you hear them calling? It’s WayV to their Filipino fans with news that they’re holding a fanmeet in the country this March 26 at the Araneta Coliseum. Entitled Phantom, which is also the name of their latest comeback, the event will see Kun, Hendery, Ten, Yangyang, and Xiaojun greet Pinoy fans up close.
RUNNING MAN (April 1)
We know you’ve been anticipating this announcement, and there’s no need to wait anymore! It’s finally happening and we can’t hold our excitement any longer! #RUNNINGMANinManila A Decade of Laughter will happen this April 1, 2023 at the @MOAArena. pic.twitter.com/t5fNNYYTQs— PULP Live World (@pulpliveworld) February 23, 2023
The long wait is finally over. At last, the cast of Running Man are finally set to have their event in the Philippines this year with a show in MOA Arena. And quite fittingly, it’s set to happen on April 1.
K-VERSE (April 11)
aespa, Taeyeon, and THE BOYZ all in the same concert? Consider us shook with this colliding of the K-pop universe. This omnibus concert is going down on April 11 at the Araneta Coliseum.
TREASURE (April 14 and 15)
If TREASURE’s one hour setlist at K-pop Masterz felt a little too short, you’re in luck as the group is set to come to Manila on April 14 and 15 for their first-ever solo concert.
KIM MINGUE (April 14)
Another day, another fanmeet with out favorite K-drama stars in the Philippines. And on April 14, it’s going to be Kim Mingue, the breakout star seen in hit shows like Business Proposal, Snowdrop, and The Heavenly Idol. Fans will have the chance to meet the heartthrob in his Manila fanmeet at the New Frontier Theater.
CLARK AURORA MUSIC FESTIVAL (April 15 and 16)
What’s better than hot air balloons and music? Hot air balloons and music all in one festival. The Clark Aurora Music Festival is back once more this April 15-16 in what is sure to be one of the hottest events of the summer. The two-day event will see superstars like Ben&Ben, Adie, Arthur Nery, Mayonnaise, Ely Buendia, Parokya ni Edgar, and more take the stage. Of course, there will also be the showcase of majestic hot air balloons on display. You can get your tickets here.
LEE JONG SUK (April 16)
Pinoy fans of Korean A-list star Lee Jong Suk are in for a treat as he’s set to come to the country for a fanmeet. The event is slated on April 16 at the PICC Plenary Hall.
ITZY (April 16)
TING TING TING! 🙌 Our #GlobalBENCHSetter, @ITZYofficial, is super excited to meet their fans at the Mall of Asia Arena on April 16, 2023. Watch out for more updates. 😉💓 SAVE THE DATE, #MIDZY! pic.twitter.com/Idd54cw640— BENCH/ (@benchtm) February 28, 2023
If a two-day concert in Manila wasn’t enough, then get ready to see ITZY again as the girls are set to come back to the country for a fanmeet with Bench on April 16. MIDZYs stay winning.
PHUM VIPHURIT (April 21-23)
Are you ready to see the Thai lover boy back in Manila? Phum Viphurit isn’t just having one show in the country, but three. He’ll have a show at Glorietta on April 21, followed by one at Ayala Malls Manila Bay the following day, and ends things with a show at Market! Market! on April 23.
KIM HYUN JOONG (April 28)
Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. As part of his current world tour, the Boys Over Flowers star is set to come to Manila on April 28 for a special event at the Metrotent in Pasig.
NCT DREAM (April 29 and 30)
NCTzens, the time has finally come. After teasing Pinoy fans twice last year as part of the lineup for omnibus concerts, the Dreamies are finally have their own solo concert in Manila. And the best part is that The Dream Show is going to happen in the country for two nights, on April 29 and 30.
PH-1 (May 3)
As part of his world tour, K-hip-hop rapper pH-1 is coming to Manila for the first time on May 3 for a show at the Filinvest Tent.
THE 1975 (May 3 and 4)
First, we got a new album. Now we’re getting a concert as The 1975 is heading to Manila for a two-day concert on May 3 and 4, 3023, at the MOA Arena.
RED VELVET (May 7)
Finally, after years of waiting, Red Velvet are finally set to have their very first solo concert in the country on May 7. MOA Arena is about to get lit with the girl group’s stable of hits and bops.
HONNE (May 10, 12, and 14)
After four years, our favorite alt-pop duo is headed back to the Philippines. And they aren’t just performing in one city, they’re performing in three. HONNE’s concert will take place on Wednesday, May 10 at the Araneta Coliseum, Friday, May 12, at the University of Southeastern Philippines Davao, and Sunday, May 14, at the Waterfront Hotel Cebu. Local pre-sale will take place from Tuesday, February 14 at 10AM local time to Thursday, February 16. General on sale will take place on Friday, February 17 at 10AM via ticketnet.com.ph (Manila) and smtickets.com (Davao and Cebu).
SARAH GERONIMO (May 12)
Sarah G is turning twenty this year, or, more specifically, her career. And as such, she’s celebrating 20 years in showbiz with an anniversary concert at the Araneta Coliseum on May 12. Not only will the show serve as her return to the live concert stage in over three years, but she’ll also co-direct it.
BGYO (May 12)
Our favorite 2×2 boys are set to entertain their ACEs and flex their new album live with their album showcase this May 12 at the SM Skydome.
ZARK’S FEST (May 13)
Zark’s isn’t just a place in Manila to get some banging burgers. They also host their own music festival. And its 2023 edition is its biggest yet. With an epic lineup that includes Ben&Ben, Zack Tabudlo, Ebe Dancel, Urbandub, Sandwich, The Itchyworms, BINI, Kiyo, SOS, Autotelic, Any Name’s Okay, Lola Amour, Hey June!, and Eli & Six The Northstar, it’s a summer festival not to be missed. It’s all going dwon on May 13 at the Circuit Event Grounds in Makati.
EXO-SC (May 20)
Pinoy EXO-Ls, this one is for you. While we haven’t had confirmation that the whole group is coming back to the Philippines (yet), we at least can take comfort in Sehun and Chanyeol holding a fancon in Manila on May 20 at the Araneta Coliseum.
WI HA JUN (May 21)
Another day, another Korean actor fanmeet courtesy of Bench. This time, it’s breakout K-drama actor Wi Ha Jun who is set to hold a fanmeet in the country this May 21 at the New Frontier Theater.
RUEL (May 26, 27, and 28)
It was just in February that RUEL made his return to Manila with a free show. And now, the Australian pop star is coming back on May 26 for a concert at the Samsung Hall as part of his 4th Wall World Tour, which will then continue with free shows in Cebu on the 27th and Davao in the 28th.
LAUFEY (May 30)
Yes, you read that right, Laufey is coming to Manila on May 30 for a show at the Filinvest Tent. Now, the only thing we need is to find a ticket given the show is currently sold out.
VICE GANDA (June 2)
For her first time since the pandemic, Vice Ganda is set to conquer the live stage with a concert at the Araneta Coliseum on June 2.
BOYWITHUKE (June 3)
American singer BoyWithUke is set to entertain his Filipino fans in person for the first time with a show at the Filinvest Tent on June 3.
MINZY (June 4)
Minzy is having her first-ever solo concert in Asia, and it’s appropriately happening in the Philippines. Get your life with the 2NE1 member at the New Frontier Theater on June 4.
PARK BOM (June 10)
It seems as if we’re getting 2NE1, tingi version, now that Park Bom is set to hold her first concert in Manila on June 10 at the New Frontier Theater.
OVERPASS (June 11)
Cornerstone Entertainment is bringing together Baekhyun, B.I. and SOMI for the K-pop Overpass Concert that feels like the best of both worlds. See these two stars hit the stage on June 11 at the Araneta Coliseum.
WIN METAWIN (June 11)
Pinoy fans stay winning as Win is set to have his first solo fanmeet in the country on June 11 at the New Frontier Theater.
WOODZ (June 17)
As part of his OO-LI World Tour, Korean singer WOODZ is heading to Manila for a concert on June 17.
IVE (June 17)
What’s after like? For Filipino DIVEs, they’ll get to answer that as IVE will be coming to Manila on June 17 as part of their The Prom Queens fan concert Asia Tour. We can’t wait for Araneta Colisuem to be filled with people singing, narcsisistic, my God I Love it.
PARK EUN-BIN (June 24)
Thanks to Aromagicare, Extraordinary Attorney Woo star Park Eun-bin is set to have a fanmeet in Manila on June 24 at the New Frontier Theater.
NCT DJJ (June 24)
NCTzens are in for a treat as Jaehyun, Doyoung, and Jungwoo, also known as NCT DJJ, are set to have a fancon in Manila on June 24 at the MOA Arena.
BRUNO MARS (June 24 and 25)
Guess who’s back again? Bruno Mars is coming back to the Philippines once more, and this time, he’s playing his biggest stage in the country yet at the Philippine Arena on June 24 and 25.
SB19 (June 24 and 25)
SB19 isn’t holding back in their new era. Not only are they giving us a new EP, but the group is also set to embark on a new world tour. And kicking things off will be two shows at the Araneta Coliseum on June 24 and 25.
NMIXX (June 30)
Following an interesting debut year, NMIXX is set to go global for the first time with their first-ever fanmeet tour. And one of their stops in Manila with a fanmeet in the country on June 30.
CHA EUN WOO (July 2)
Cha Eun Woo is going back to the Philippines this year as he’s set to have a fanmeet courtesy of Dunkin’ PH on July 2 at the Araneta Colisuem.
FREENBECKY GRAND MEETING (July 4)
For the third time this year, Freen and Becky are coming back to the Philippines. And this time, they’re set to have their biggest fanmeet in the country to date with an event at the Araneta Coliseum on July 4.
LEE SUNG KYOUNG (July 8)
As part of her Asia fanmeet tour, Korean actress Lee Sung Kyoung is set to hold a fanmeet in Manila on July 8 at the SM Skydome.
HYBS (July 14)
If their set at this year’s Wanderland wasn’t enough for you, then HYBS are coming back to Manila for their solo concert. This time, the Thai duo are going to electrify The Filinvest Tent on July 14.
THE BOYZ (July 15)
THE BOYZ are back in Manila, and this time with their biggest solo show in the country to date with a concert at the Araneta Coliseum on July 15.
PPOP CON 2023 (July 16)
After being delayed earlier this year, PPOP Con 2023 is back with a new date of July 16. Prepare to see all your fave P-pop groups take the stage at the Araneta Coliseum for one epic concert.
RINI (July 19)
Filipino R&B star RINI is making his homecoming to Manila as part of his world tour. Catch the musician at the Samsung Hall on July 19.
DANIEL CAESAR (July 19)
Daniel Caesar is bringing his superpowers to Manila with a show at the World Trade Center on July 19.
BELLE MARIANO (July 22)
It’s about to be a beloved night as Belle Mariano is holding her first solo in-person concert this July 22 at the New Frontier Theater.
KIM SEON HO (July 22)
It’s only been seven months since Kim Seon Ho had his first fanmeet in Manila, yet our favorite Good Boy is coming back to the country, this time for a fanmeet on July 22 at Araneta Coliseum courtesy of Bench.
BE YOU 3 (July 23)
Ever since 2022, the Be You series has brought some of our fave K-pop groups and artists to the country for concerts that help underprivileged sectors of Philippine society. And this July, their back with their third edition on July 22 at the Araneta Coliseum. This time, Apink and CIX will entertain their Filipino fans, all for the benefit of people with cleft lip and palate.
SABRINA CARPENTER (July 25)
Sure, Sabrina Carpenter is coming to Manila for a show on July 25 at the New Frontier Theater. But the real question is, what’s her outro going to be for Nonsense?
DRHUV (July 25)
Rising musician dhruv went viral on TikTok early in the pandemic with his hit song, double take. And now, Filipino fans will be able to sing that live as well as his other tracks when dhruv’s takes The Podium Hall stage on July 25 for his first Philippine show.
LEWIS CAPALDI (July 27)
Lewis Capaldi is bringing his heartbreaking ballads to the Philippines as part of his Asian Tour with a concert at the New Frontier Theater on July 27.
TAEYEON (July 30)
PH SONEs are eating good this July. Following her K-Verse set back in April, Taeyeon is back in Manila for her solo concert at Araneta Coliseum on July 30.
ALANIS MORISSETTE (August 1 and 2)
90s rock icon Alanis Morissette will finally perform her special one-night concert at the Mall of Asia Arena on August 1 and 2, 2023, to celebrate the 28th anniversary of her most recognized and iconic album, Jagged Little Pill. Her upcoming show in Manila is part of her tour celebrating the supposedly 25th anniversary of her album and was originally scheduled to take place at the MOA Arena on April 2020 but it was moved on December 2021, and November 2022, the shows have been postponed three times because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, it’s been a long time coming.
IKON (August 5)
It’s time to blast off as iKON’s long-awaited concert in Manila is going down on August 5 at the Araneta Coliseum.
CRAVITY (August 5)
Filo LUVITY, your time has come. As part of their Masterpiece world tour, CRAVITY is set to stop in Manila on August 5 for a concert at the New Frontier Theater.
JUNG HAE IN (August 6)
South Korean actor Jung Hae In will have his latest fanmeet in Manila on August 6 as part of his THE 10TH SEASON fan meeting tour.
MAMAMOO+, KEP1ER, SANDARA PARK, AND LAPILLUS (August 11)
MAMAMOO+, Kep1er, Sandara Park, and Lapillus in one concert? That’s not a dream list on stan Twitter, but an actual event with The Superstage set to touchdown on Manila on August 11 at the MOA Arena.
SEO IN GUK (August 12)
K-drama superstar Seo In Guk is having a fanmmet in Manila on August 12 at the New Frontier Theater. And the best part? In Guk superstan Kristel Fulgar will be hosting the event.
TOMORROW X TOGETHER (August 13)
Remember when last year, TXT teased during their Manila show that they would be back in the Philippines to perform at an even bigger venue? Well, it turns out that they were foreshadowing the fact that they’re set to return to the Philippines as part of their second world tour for a massive concert at the Philippine Arena on August 13.
TWO DOORS CINEMA CLUB (August 13)
Good things come to those who wait and for Filipino fans of Two Doors Cinema Club, that manifests in their long-awaited solo show in Manila this August 13 at MOA Arena. Tickets will be available starting February 26.
DREAMCATCHER (August 28)
Prepare to be enchanted under the moonlight as Dreamcatcher is coming back to the Philippines for a show at the New Frontier Theater on August 28.
ANSON SEBRA (August 31)
It’s going to be a real enchanting night on August 31 when Anson Seabra brings his world tour to Manila at The Filinvest Tent.
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: WERK THE WORLD TOUR (September 3)
Some of the most legendary queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race is set to come to the Philippines as the latest iteration of the Werk The World tour is coming to Manila on September 3 at the World Trade Center.
P1HARMONY (September 9)
Filipino P1eces, your time has come as P1Harmony are finally set to hold their very first concert in the Philippines on September 9 at the New Frontier Theater.
HORI7ON (September 9)
Following their headline-making debut in South Korea, HORI7ON heads home for their first and so far biggest concert of their careers with HORI7ON 1ST CONCERT: Friend-SHIP [Voyage To Manila] going down on September 9 at the Araneta Coliseum.
BILLKIN AND PP KRIT (September 10)
Pinoy BKPP fans, are you ready? As part of their Asia fan meeting tour, the duo head to Manila for a show at the World Trade Center on September 10.
LAUV (September 9 and 11)
If you aren’t tired of love songs, then you may want to catch Lauv when he comes to the Philippines this September. On the 9th, he charms the queen city of the south at the Waterfront Hotel Cebu. Then, the star flies north for a show at the MOA Arena on the 11th.
NIKI (September 13)
Pinoy fans wanted more following NIKI’s headlining set at HITC Manila. And she gave just that as the Indonesian star is set to hold her first solo concert in the country on September 13 at the MOA Arena.
ATEEZ (September 16)
This one is for all the Filo ATINY. ATEEZ is set to hold their very first solo concert in the country this September 16 at the MOA Arena.
POST MALONE (September 18)
Post Malone is bringing his world tour to Asia, and that includes a stop in Manila for his very first concert in the country at the MOA Arena on September 18.
JOAN (September 19)
joan makes their return to the Philippines again this year, and this time, for a solo show at the New Frontier Theater on September 19.
CLARA BENIN (September 22)
Clara Benin celebrates the release of her sophomore studio album with a major concert happening at the Music Museum on September 22, 2023.
BAMBAM (September 22)
GOT7’s BamBam is going on the road for his very first world tour. And one of his stops is in Manila on September 22 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
AWAKE (September 23)
It’s not everyday that a K-pop concert is held in the Central Visayas Region, which is why this is a special moment. Sandara Park is heading back to the country for a music festival alongside AB6IX, VIVIZ, YOUNITE, 1MILLION, and MB Crew in Cebu City at the City di Mare Events Grounds on September 23.
TAECYEON (September 23)
2PM member and actor TAECYEON is coming to Manila on September 23.
ONE OK ROCK (September 26)
The Japanese rock icon’s long-awaited Manila concert is finally going down this September 26 at the Araneta Coliseum.
SUPER JUNIOR D&E (September 30)
Pinoy ELFs, SUPER JUNIOR’s Donghae and Eunhyuk are set to hold a fan concert in Manila this September 30 as part of their 2023 world tour.
TWICE (September 30 and October 1)
Filo ONCEs, the time has finally come. After years of waiting, Pinoy fans finally get to see TWICE live in the country once more as the girl group is set to hold a concert at the Philippine Arena on September 30 and October 1. Considering how the Philippines is the last stop on Part 2 of their Ready To Be World Tour, this looks to be a concert not to be missed.
CHANYEOL (October 1)
When we learned that Chanyeol was the newest endorsers for Ever Bilena, we knew this was coming, but it doesn’t make it any less exciting. The K-pop superstar returns to the Philippines on October 1 for a fun meet courtesy of the beauty brand at the PICC Plenary Hall.
KIM SEJEONG (October 1)
K-pop star and acclaimed actress Kim Sejeong is hitting the road for her first solo concert tour. And it includes a stop in Manila on October 1 at the New Frontier Theater.
REX ORANGE COUNTY (October 8)
Rex Orange Country heads to Manila for the first time with a show at Araneta Coliseum on October 8. Oh, and rising Fil-Australian musician grentperez will be joining as a special guest.
AHN HYO SEOP (October 8)
October really is the month of K-fanmeets. Ahn Hyo Seop heads to the Philippines this October 8 courtesy of Bench for a fanmeet at MOA Arena.
K-MAGIC (October 13)
WIth a lineup of Yugeyom, Taemin, and Hyoyeon, they really are putting the magic in K-Magic. Catch this iconic trio live at MOA Arena on October 13.
DEW (October 14)
Prepare to meet a Thai superstar as Dew heads to the country this October 14 for his 1st solo fanmeet in Manila at the Samsung Hall.
PARK SEO JUN (October 14)
The second weekend of October is going to be a packed one for Pinoy K-drama fans. Starting things off is Park Seo Jun’s return to the country for a fanmeet at Araneta Coliseum on October 14.
LEE MINHO (October 15)
SM is turning 65 this year. So, they are bringing their newest endorser, K-drama superstar Lee Minho to the Philippines for an event at the SMX Convention Center on October 15.
SAM SMITH (October 21)
Sam Smith is coming back to the Philippines as the musician is bringing their Gloria: The Tour to the MOA Arena on October 21.
THE CORRS (October 21 and 22)
Get ready to experience some good old fashion nostalgia when The Corrs perform in Manila on October 21 and 22 at the Araneta Coliseum.
LUKAS GRAHAM (October 22)
Sure, Lukas Graham performing at the New Frontier Theater on October 22 is already a treat, but the fact that Juan Karlos is joining them makes it even better.
MAYDAY PARADE (October 27)
A parade is coming to town, a Mayday Parade that is as the American rock band is set to return to the country for their biggest show yet at the New Frontier Theater on October 27.
MEW (October 27)
Mew Suppasit returns to Manila this October for a fanmeet at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura, on October 27.
SB19 (October 28)
In celebration of their fifth anniversary this October, SB19 will be holding a fanmeet at the Araneta Coliseum on October 28. And if you can’t make it in person, the boys will be livestreaming the whole event on iWantTFC, which you can get your tickets now.
ON MUSIC FESTIVAL (November 3)
An all-star lineup featuring Suho, Ben&Ben, wave to earth, adie, and more awaits you in the Manila edition of the ON MUSIC FESTIVAL on November 3 at the MOA Arena.
YUNGBLUD (November 8)
British musician YUNGBLUD is set to rock Manila this November 8 as part of his Asia tour at the SM North EDSA Skydome.
CHOI WOO SHIK (November 16)
Global K-drama star Choi Woo Shik is coming to Manila on November 16 for a fanmeet at the SM Skydome.
JOHNNY ORLANDO (November 20)
Missed Johnny the last time he was in Manila? Well, don’t fret because he’s coming back to the country, and this time, it’s for a full concert at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub on November 20.
MACKENYU (November 20)
Aside from his appearance at the Manila Pop Culture Convention this November 17-19, the Japanese actor is also having his very-first solo fanmeet in the country at the MOA Arena on November 20. What a way to end his highly anticipated Philippines trip.
JOJI (November 28)
After slaying the stage in music festivals in Manila and Cebu late last year and earlier this year, Joji heads back to the country, but this time for his first solo concert at the Araneta Coliseum on November 28 as part of his Pandemonium tour.
YAMA (December 1)
Rising J-pop star yama is holding their first Asia tour at the end of the year, and it includes a stop at The Podium Hall in Manila on December 1.
ALAMAT (December 1)
Right before the year ends, Alamat embarks on their latest milestone with this first solo concert at the New Frontier Theater on December 1.
D4VD (December 4)
d4dv, who you probably know for his mega hits Here With Me and Romantic Homicide, is coming to Manila for a show at the New Frontier Theater on December 4.
FALL OUR BOY (December 9)
An early Christmas present comes out way with Fall Out Boy holding a concert at the country on December 9 at the Araneta Coliseum.
BELUCA (December 16)
FOUR of Thailand’s brightest stars are coming to the Philippines this December. Catch OFF GUN and TAY NEW in ‘BELUCA 1st Fan Meeting in Manila’ on December 16 Saturday 6PM at the New Frontier Theater.
CHANYEOL (December 16)
If you want to know just how much Chanyeol loves his Filipino fans, he’s coming back to the country for the third time in a year as he ends 2023 with a fanmeet at MOA Arena courtesy of Penshoppe.
SEVENTEEN (January 13 and 14, 2024)
SEVENTEEN make their return to the Philippines at the start of the new year. And this time, Mingyu gets his wish as the group will hold their concert at the Philippine Sports Stadium on January 13 and 14.
MARK TUAN (January 14, 2024)
Mark Tuan is bringing his the other side tour to Manila on January 14 in what will mark his first solo concert in the country.
COLDPLAY (January 19 and 20, 2024)
The Philippine Arena is about to get lit up in a kaleidoscope of colors when Coldplay makes their long-awaited return to the country January next year for their two-night show.
NCT 127 (January 21, 2024)
If you thought the start of the year was going to be quite on the concert scene, think again. NCT 127 puts their hat in the ring with a concert at the Philippines Sports Stadium on January 21 as part of their 3rd tour.
MELANIE MARTINEZ (January 23, 2024)
A portal is opening up in Manila on January 23 as Melanie Martinez is bringing her Portals tour to the country with a show at the World Trade Center.
ENHYPEN (February 3, 2024)
Just over a year after their three-night concert at MOA Arena, ENHYPEN is back in the Philippines, and this time, they’re bringing their latest world tour to the New Clark City Stadium in Tarlac on February 3. FYI, this marks the first time a solo musician and K-pop act has ever held a concert at the stadium.
JEFF SATUR (March 2, 2024)
When we talked to Jeff earlier this year, he teased that he was going to Manila in 2024 as part of his new world tour. And he stuck to that promise with his Space Shuttle No. 8 Tour landing in the New Frontier Theater on March 2. Tickets for Jeff Satur: Space Shuttle No.8 Asia Tour in Manila go on sale starting with Live Nation PH Pre-sale from 11am on 7 December (Thursday) to 10:59am 11 December (Monday) local time. Public sale starts on 11 December (Monday) at 12pm local time.
ROWOON (March 2, 2024)
It’s definitely going to be more than an ordinary day when Kim Rowoon returns next year to the Philippines for his latest fanmeet in Manila on March 2.
ED SHEERAN (March 9, 2024)
Ed Sheeran is bringing his massive + – = ÷ x Tour to Manila on March 9, 2024 at the SMDC Festival Grounds.
JANET JACKSON (March 13, 2024)
After more than a decade, pop and R&B legend Janet Jackson is finally coming back to the Philippines for a concert. Prepare to be together again with Janet with her show at the Araneta Coliseum on March 13.
NIALL HORAN (May 13, 2024)
Niall Horan returns to the Philippines in 2024, and this time its for the Manila leg of his The Show Live on Tour on May 13 at MOA Arena.
IVE (July 13, 2024)
The ladies of IVE are currently on their first world tour. And one of the stops include the Philippines as the group will be returning to the country for a concert on July 13.
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