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Promoting Pinoy music, musicians

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LOLITA Carbon will perform in the show. photo by blacktie project

For hip-hop artist Abra, there’s no better way to promote the music scene than simply going up the stage and performing as many local original compositions as he can. The coming Pinoy Music Festival (PMF), he said, would be a good platform for him and other artists to do exactly that.

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‘MTV World’ show a pleasant surprise, even with less star power

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THIS year’s main act, rapper B.o.B, takes a selfie with fans during his 16-song set.
photo: MTV Asia & Aloysius Lim

The show didn’t begin with the usual rip-roaring collision of screams, lights and sounds, but rather, with a minute of reverent hush.

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MJ’s ex-guitarist in PH concerts this week

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ORIANTHI Panagaris is considered by critics as one of the best in her field

“This is your time to shine,” the star told his young lead guitarist, Orianthi Panagaris, in a scene from “Michael Jackson’s This is It,” which documented rehearsals for his concert series that would have started July 2009 in London. He died before the series could take off.

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Aquino’s praise for OPM ‘humbling’ for Ogie Alcasid

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OGIE Alcasid will take his fans on a trip down memory lane.

“It was very humbling,” Ogie Alcasid said of President Benigno Aquino praising his efforts in promoting original Filipino music, during the latter’s recent State of the Nation Address (Sona).

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Regine Velasquez and fellow Kapuso stars thrill Bohol fans

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REGINE Velasquez-Alcasid

This year has seen Regine Velasquez-Alcasid traveling and headlining fans’ days via GMA 7’s annual regional tour—which she has wanted to do since giving birth to her first child, Nate.

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