Electric MassKara to feature concerts, street parties
On the highlight week of the MassKara Festival, revelers will experience four nights of big concerts at the Electric MassKara, courtesy of the corporate sponsors of the festival, on Oct. 20-23.
San Miguel Beer, Globe Telecom, Coca-Cola and Pepsi Cola and several other corporations will turn the whole Tourism Strip along Lacson St. into one big street party, with concert stages along strategic areas.
From Oct. 20 to 22, San Miguel Beer (SMB) will make the area at the Philippine National Bank “vibrate with radical underground dance beats from Bacolod’s purveyors of tasteful electronica—DJs Bart Montinola and Clyde Harris..” a press release from SMB said.
“Enjoy this free-entrance MassKara street party as we prime you for one of Manila’s upcoming DJ front liners, DJ Marion Angelo, it added.
For three nights, witness the amalgamation of house, techno and everything in between on this free DJ consortium brought to you by San Miguel Beer,” it also said.
SMB will also have live band performances onstage on Oct. 23 as it “winds down and cap the MassKara experience.”
For its part, Globe Telecom will have three constellation-themed nights: Orion on Oct. 21, Aquila on Oct. 22, and Hydra on Oct. 23.
For the Orion Night, guest DJs are Leandro Zayco and the Patiqueros, Katsy Lee and local Bacolod DJs; for Aquila Night— Elmer Dado and Grupo Tribale, Mars Miranda, and local Bacolod DJs; for Hydra Night—DJs Callum David and Funk Avy and local Bacolod DJs.
Moreover, Coca-Cola will hold a lighting ceremony at the Coke stage on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. which will be followed by bands Cali Island and Under Tow at 9 p.m.
On Oct. 21, there will be a Coca-Cola Zumba Party with special guest Ina Raymundo at 6 p.m., to be followed by bands Third Spin and Up Stream at 9 p.m.
On Oct. 22, celebrity singer Jimmy Bondoc will entertain the crowd at 8 p.m., while bands 6th Degree and Four Seasons will cap the entertainment at the Coke stage on Oct. 23.
Another stage, which is supported by several sponsors, will also feature Manila DJs.*