Loisa Andalio, Daryl Ong and Jaya are pop performers representing three generation of voices who recently held shows at the most iconic concert venue in town, singing their own brand of music and celebrating life achievements with their respective supporters.
Spanning Three Generations
Loisa, the youngest among them marks her 18th birthday with her first ever concert; while Daryl stages “Daryl sONGs,” a one-night musical concert singing a mix of his original hits and covers; and pop icon Jaya showcases her distinctive singing voice and accomplishments in the music industry with her concert “No Boundaries.”
Putting them together in one blog post is a challenge. Each artist and performances have unique characteristics, I just focused on the experience, dynamics and little discoveries.
There is no doubt that they’ve rocked their own shows. Coupled with remarkable contemporary artistry, they also inspired each and every individual who came and watched their shows to continue to believe in Filipino talents and simultaneously impact everyone regardless of age and generations.
Loisa, Daryl and Jaya represented three generation of artists, honing their unique sound in the process while basking into a fascinating journey of music-making for the love of their fans and artistry. Together, they’ve shared their love for music in one live music stage.
This versatile bunch of multi-talented artists seems to have done it all. They performed two sold out shows at the Music Museum billed as “Secrets: A Night with Aia, Barbie and Kitchie”, the first concert was held early December of last year with a repeat performance as a post-Valentine’s celebration.
This is the first concert they’ve team-up together that features OPM female dominance, staying power and the desire to keep making music. Alternative-rock icons Aia De Leon, Barbie Almalbis, and Kitchie Nadal are women of rock who sang their hearts out, played OPM favorites, and everything the crowd wanted them to perform live.
The recently held concert was packed with great news, good vibes and amazing moments — Kitchie shared the joy of being an expectant mother, Barbie showed a video montage of her kids as she sang a song she’s written for them, while Aia serenaded the audience with her song “Sundo” accompanied only by her acoustic guitar. The concert was also attended by singer-songwriter Ebe Dancel who collaborated with Barbie for the song, “Wag Ka Nang Umiyak.”
Music comes in diverse forms, and this month’s local music scene round-up via Music Roll further illustrates the versatility of music.
We start with PhilPop 2016’s big bash celebration of Filipino musicality; the celebrated dream collaborations between Ely Buendia and Itchyworms in “Pariwara”; the indie music taking charge of this year’s first ever Linggo ng Musikang Pilipino; to memories worth recalling in Clara Benin’s songs while we wait for her return; in the never-ending cycle of love, denial, separation and finding new hope all together in new singles of Rico Blanco and Arnold Reyes; and for the ability to create free music in Josephine’s story and The Benchboys’ reunion for one last time.
Let’s always celebrate music in all its forms, with the old and new, with the happy and sad, with beginnings and farewells, but most of all for all its good and enduring memories.
1. Long lines of JaDine fans at Music Museum as they are all excited for JaDine’s Extra Special Fans’ Day (March 19, 2015).
2. The stage set for JaDine’s Extra Special Fans’ Day at the Music Museum is extra special.
3. Rizza Diaz and Boom Gonzales hosted the event. Official hashtags: #CBMYumMoments #JaDineForJollibee
4. Nadine Lustre performed “Para-Paraan” while James Reid performed “Bonfire Love Song” for the fans but this extra special day won’t be complete without an extra special duet, “Hanap-hanap.” Official music video below courtesy of Viva Ent.