January 4, 2016

The 2016 Philippine music festival cheat sheet

Words by Mio Borromeo Photos by Mags Ocampo

Between Bon Iver and Kanye West, 2016 is certainly shaping up to be a big year for music festivals. Everything you need to know about your favourite acts — including where they’ll be and how much you’ll have to shell out — you’ll find here, with updates as they happen.



GoodVybes Fest

WHEN: Feb 20, 2016

WHERE: Aseana City Open Grounds

WHO: Passion Pit, CHVRCHES, Oh Wonder, Tenderfist, Busy P, Darius, MYD, Kjwan, Brigada, Brisom, Moonwlk, Assembly Generals, Mulan, Samantha Nicole, Pelvis Resley & the Sex Offender, BP Valenzuela


Php2,800 Silver
Php5,500 Gold
Php7,500 VIP

Tickets are available via Ticketworld.


Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival

WHEN: March 4-6, 2016

WHERE: Mt. Malasimbo in Barangay Balatero, Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental

WHO: Jacob Collier, Tom Thum & Gordon Hamilton feat. Manila Symphony Orchestra, Miro, The Brat Pack, Reo Brothers, Brigada, CRWN, Lustbass, Kristian Hernandez, Sino Sikat?, Badkiss


Php5,420 Festival Pass
Php1,623 Friday
Php2,708 Saturday
Php2,165 Sunday

Tickets are available via Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival website.


Wanderland 2016

WHEN: March 5, 2016

WHERE: Globe Circuit Event Grounds (Hippodromo Street and A.P. Reyes Avenue, Former Sta. Ana Race Track, Makati City)

WHO: Death Cab for Cutie, Bon Iver, The Naked and Famous, San Cisco, Panama, Blackbird Blackbird, CRWN and Jess Connelly, Cheats, Chad Valley, Commandeur, Jensen and the Flips, Curtismith and Oh Flamingo.


Php 6,450.00 – Star Wanderer: Priority lane, Access to VIP viewing deck and bar, VIP restroom, +2 drinks (limited)
Php 16,130.00 – Wanderbuddies Bundle: Tickets for groups of 5 (only available until January 18, 2016)
Php3,770.00 – Early Wanderer (until January 18, 2016).
Php 4,800.00 – Wanderer (regular ticket), available starting January 19, 2016 until the day of the event.

Tickets are available via SM Tickets (local) and Viagogo (international).


Paradise International Music Festival

WHEN: April 9, 2016

WHERE: Paradise Grounds, Aseana City, Parañaque

WHO: Kanye West (complete line-up to be announced)


Php14,500 – VIP
Php7,000 – GA

Tickets are available via Pouch.

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