It was a night of fun, celebration, and music at the NYLON Manila Live concert with performances from Zephanie, Maris Racal, No Rome, and more.
It was a celebration of music and a coming-together of some of the hottest and fast-rising young musicians of the new generation at the NYLON Manila Live concert on November 27. The NYLON Manila Live concert was a celebration of the year that was as we turned one. Artists from around the world joined us as we sang, danced, and partied the night away. Here’s a rundown of what went down.
Things started off with NYLON Manila’s brand associate Elyse Ilagan giving a short but sweet welcome to the viewers. The concert began with OPM duo Deuces who performed two songs. That was followed up by a performance from young rapper Young Cocoa. Gigi de Lana and her band brought the house down with her powerful vocals. All-female band Catharsis delivered a socially-distanced performance of their single, For the Meantime.
The first international act of the night, Benson Boone, brought the emotion with his piano rendition of his latest single. Raven, Jetter, and 46 Hope St. then performed next. Sassa Dagdag blessed the audience with her voice during her performance while Ian Pangilinan was as charming as ever with his two-song set.
As we reached the middle of the concert, things were still full steam ahead. Act 2 of NYLON Manila Live started with mesmerizing performances by Paul Pablo and Danna Ysabel. Lesha performed two new tracks from her upcoming album and did so flawlessly at the comfort of her bedroom. Jayda was a joy to watch with her fun performance. Jikamarie brought the vibes as she performed her breakout hit, lutang, while Nameless Kids shared their rendition of Kabataang Pinoy.
A trio of uber-talented females performed back-to-back for a truly memorable experience. With just her guitar, Clara Benin was all about the feels with her set. Janin Berdin was a powerhouse during her performance. And Maris Racal delivered when she sang Asa Naman, as expected. Seven-piece band Lola Amour closed the section with their set that included a performance of the crowd-pleaser Pwede Ba.
As NYLON Manila Live reached its final hour, it was a mix of OPM stars, rising artists from around the Philippines, and global acts. The final act began with a two-song performance from Singapore’s Sezairi where he was backed by nothing but his guitar and sweet voice. OPM icon Ebe Dancel was as great and legendary as ever in his set. IV of Spades’ bassist and solo artist Zild was a crowd favorite with his memorable and impactful performance. We were then treated to a couple of performances from some truly talented Filipino acts in Batang Indio and Midnasty. Zephanie then performed and blew everyone away with her powerful voice.
It was finally time for the headliners of NYLON Manila live to hit the stage and they did not disappoint at all. Arkansas-based duo Joan performed a couple of upbeat tracks. All the way from Los Angeles, breakout artist Jaime Miller performed his hit single Here’s Your Perfect, as well as his Christmas single, Home By Midnight. The final performance of the night was from No Rome and he gave an unforgettable closer. The Manila-born/London-based singer gave a full production in his three-song-set, as well as a short cover of STAY by The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber. It all made for a closer that was fitting for NYLON Manila Live. Before the concert came to an end, NYLON Manila’s Editor-In-Chief Angelo Ramirez de Cartagena gave his closing remarks and thanked everyone for their support of the concert.
We would just like to say a big thank you to everyone who joined us at the concert and all the artists who performed. Congratulations as well to those who took (and will take) home anniversary goodies from our friends at Secret Lab and BLK Cosmetics. The NYLON Manila Live concert was so much fun and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. And by the way, if you missed the concert or would like to relive some of the performances, we will be uploading the performances on our YouTube channel in the coming days so subscribe to our channel and stay tuned for that.