More than 30 music acts are joining forces for a series of benefit shows aimed to provide assistance to our brothers and sisters affected by the ongoing conflict in the Islamic city.
The series of gigs, dubbed as “Jam For Peace,” is set to take place on different music venues in Metro Manila: Historia Boutique Bar and Restaurant on August 16, Route 196 on August 31, B-Side on September 9, 12 Monkeys Music Hall and Pub on September 20, and 19 East to be announced soon.
Confirmed to perform include Barbie Almalbis, Silent Sanctuary, The Itchyworms, Mayonnaise, Sponge Cola, Hale, Rocksteddy, Save Me Hollywood, Soapdish, Aia de Leon, Ben and Ben, Bea Valero, Tanya Markova, Leanne & Naara, Kitchie Nadal, Sud, Jensen and the Flips, and more.
“It’s high time for musicians to take a stand and call for unity and peace in Mindanao,” Jampack Music spokesperson Tommy Tanchanco said in a statement. “We want to affirm solidarity with Marawi in any way we could—be it performing for a cause, driving more funds for rehabilitation of homes and rescue, and spreading awareness about the plight of our countrymen in the South. We hope to foster a tight community through tumultuous times. We want to be there for everyone.”
Check out the official poster below for more details See you there!