In the bag: Jessica Sanchez in 5-city Philippine tour


JESSICA SANCHEZ on a 5-city tour in the Philippines. Contributed Photo

MANILA, Philippines—Good timing and persistence have made it possible for a local concert promoter to sign up “American Idol” season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez to perform as a solo act in the Philippines — not just for one night, but in a series of shows in five cities.

A source on Tuesday told the Inquirer that new FM station Radio High 105.9 will bring in the petite 16-year-old Filipino-American singing sensation for a solo concert tour in October in Manila, Bataan (her mother’s hometown), Baguio, Cebu and Davao.

An additional show to be held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila is being negotiated, the source said.

Sanchez’s Philippine tour comes after her scheduled appearance on a separate concert featuring 11 Idol finalists on Sept. 21 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Last week the Inquirer reported that there will be no solo Manila concert for Jessica anytime soon, after a protracted bidding jacked up the offered amount for the artist.

It turned out that new negotiations were initiated by Radio High, whose chair and CEO is Francis Lumen, a veteran concert promoter.

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  • 최 레이 교

    As per
    19 Entertainment ‏@19News
    “Contrary to many false reports, @JSanchezAI11‘s ONLY performance in the Philippines will be 9/21 in Manila as part of the #Idol Live Tour”

  • Joseph p Casaclang

    “19 Entertainment

    Contrary to many false reports, @JSanchezAI11‘s ONLY performance in the Philippines will be 9/21 in Manila as part of the #Idol Live Tour”>>>Its all gossip in the Philippines. Even the major news papers are duped, they did not properly verify their information, actually they never verify their information in the Philippines, period.

    • Giosue Herzig

      im as disgusted with pdi online writers. not only their news is unverified, they cant even moderate the comments of flamers and trolls.

  • Jepoy Ramos

    Jessica just retweeted that her only appearance is for the Idol Tour Sept 21. It was confirmed by 19Ent News

  • Rodolfo Garcia

    bakit kasi kayo naggagalaiti e gusto lang kumita nong tao. kung pauuto kayo problema na ninyo yon.

  • Shai

    To Martin: If Jessica is ugly what do you think of Fantasia Barrino? I don’t want to say this, but Barrino has a wider mouth than Jessica and a lot darker because she’s black. Does it mean they have to increase the spotlights so Barrino could be seen on stage? Jessica is a lot prettier than Barrino if you ask me. You said she doesn’t look like Fil-Am, you mean Fil-Ams should only be part white, part Filipino? Get a life Martin.

  • garcesm75

    pls keep the urge not to rebut any comment from an abnormal person.
    he can only express himself more to the ire of everyone.
    martin is just one poor guy na sobrang taba, he cant even touch or see
    his penis due to layers and layers of fats.
    all he can do is tik tok on his secondhand laptop and air his
    frustrations in life thru the net.

  • Shai


  • Giosue Herzig


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