Tuesday night at Strumm’s in Jupiter, Makati, a full-house crowd awaits the band Glass Onion’s first set. It’s been a while since we last caught its weekly gig here, and oh, what a surprise—the band’s members, which used to be about a dozen, now add up to 17.
Is there nothing more to do in Manila at night except to endure the sight of rows upon rows of KTV bars and their GROs standing by the road like scalpers offering a naughty game of peekaboo?
It was almost full house on a Tuesday night at Historia featuring the AMP Big Band and its current female lead singer Gail Blanco. Dubbed as a “boutique bar and restaurant,” Historia has been drawing in a good crowd with its regular schedule of top-rate live acts.
IN MANILA, the years 1983 to ’86 saw massive street rallies in the aftermath of the Ninoy Aquino assassination. At night, the bars in Ermita and Malate provided respite to those days of disquiet.
“Crossroads Bluesfest” May 19, The Roadhouse Manila Bay in SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City
Here’s an advisory if you’re planning to go on a night out between Dec. 11 and 16, and you also happen to be a fan of “Eat Bulaga” (EB) and its hit segment “Kalyeserye.”