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October 07, 2015, Wednesday
  • A Filipino & 4 foreign crew members were on board the yatch ‘Europa’ when it went missing during the height of storm ‘Kabayan.’ 5 hours ago |
  • PCG suspects the missing yatch ‘Europa’ heading to Vigan last week may have sunk in the South China Sea. 5 hours ago |
  • Sen. Bongbong Marcos says his mother has always wanted him to be president since he was 3 years old. 5 hours ago |
  • Fmr. First Lady Imelda Marcos is dismayed that Sen. Marcos is eyeing the vice presidency. 5 hours ago |
  • DOJ forms a panel to investigate the INC leaders who had allegedly detained Ex-Min. Isaias Samson & his family. 5 hours ago |
  • GPH Peace Panel Head Miriam Coronel-Ferrer hopes Congress can tackle BBL before the APEC meeting in Nov. 5 hours ago |
  • MILF Chief Peace Negotiator Mohagher Iqbal urges Pres. Aquino to certify as urgent the measure on proposed BBL. 5 hours ago |
  • Duterte will reportedly announce on Saturday his decision on whether or not he will run for president. 6 hours ago |
  • Vice President Jejomar Binay to announce his running mate on Friday. 6 hours ago |
  • MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino resigns from his post. 6 hours ago |
  • Former Senator Joker Arroyo passes away at 88 in the United States. 11 hours ago |
  • Senate session hall can’t be used for Binay-related probe as it is being used for budget hearings. 11 hours ago |
  • 25th Senate hearing on allegations vs. Binay won’t push through on Thurs. allegedly due to lack of venue. 11 hours ago |
  • Gabriela party-list files a resolution seeking a House probe on alleged use of women as sex objects at LP event in Laguna. 11 hours ago |
  • Fatalities due to tropical storm ‘Kabayan’ rises to 4. 11 hours ago |
  • Postponement of Ex-Chief Justice Corona’s case at Court of Tax Appeals’ 2nd division is due to the TRO issued by CTA en banc. 12 hours ago |
  • Fmr. Chief Justice Renato Corona’s arraignment at Court of Tax Appeals postponed anew & reset to Dec. 9, 2015. 12 hours ago |
  • Sen. Bongbong Marcos says a vice president should be able to work with any president even if they have conflicting views. 12 hours ago |
  • Sen. Bongbong Marcos says he will announce his candidate for president on Saturday. 12 hours ago |
  • Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao considers running as an independent senatorial candidate. 12 hours ago |
  • Over 250 dengue cases reported in Albay since January this year. 12 hours ago |
  • 10 of 14 victims in collision of 2 vans along Macapagal Blvd. taken to San Juan De Dios Hospital in Pasay City. 12 hours ago |
  • 14 injured in a collision between an armored van & a ‘colorum’ Urvan van along Macapagal Blvd. in Paranaque City. 13 hours ago |
  • Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao to retire from boxing if he will win as senator. 13 hours ago |
  • Tolentino says sorry to LP, Roxas, Rep. Agarao, women’s groups & his own mother who was offended by the lewd dance number. 13 hours ago |
  • Tolentino says as the highest official present during the LP event, he failed to stop the indecent performance of the girl group on stage. 13 hours ago |
  • Tolentino asks for understanding & apologizes to everyone he offended when he failed to stop the girl group’s lewd dance in Laguna. 13 hours ago |
  • Tolentino asks LP to remove him from its senatorial line-up. 13 hours ago |
  • Violation of Magna Carta of Women & Code of Conduct & Ethical Standards filed vs. Tolentino at Ombudsman. 13 hours ago |
  • Labor groups sue MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino over a girl group’s lewd dance at LP event. 14 hours ago |

New Minstrels, Circus Band back in concert

By Isah V. Red | Sep. 05, 2013 at 06:01pm
IsahRed-150x81The New Minstrels and the Circus Band, two show bands that dominated the local entertainment circuit in the ‘70s, will once again be performing together in a very special show.

This is The Circus Band and The New Minstrels Greatest Hits Reunion concert will be held at the Plenary Hall of the Philippine International Convention Center at the CCP Complex on Roxas Boulevard on Sept. 20.

Produced by Viva Live Inc. and Redstone Media Productions, the concert series will also have other performances at the University of Baguio in Baguio City on Sept. 26 and at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu on Sept. 28.

Prepare for an evening of RnB, disco, rock, funk, romantic ballads and other great sounds from the ‘70s like “The Harder I Try,” “I Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely,” “Celebration,” “Mr. Melody,” “One In A Million,” “There’s No Easy Way,” “Love The One You’re With,” “Wildflower” and others from Motown, Santana, Manilow, Earth Wind & Fire and many more.

Performing will be Hajji Alejandro, Tillie Moreno, Pat Castillo, Jacqui Magno and Basil Valdez of the Circus Band and Louie Reyes, Ding Mercado, Joey Albert, Ray-An Fuentes, Chad Borja  and Eugene Villaluz. Former Circus lead guitarist Rudy Lozano is the musical director.

Tickets are available at Ticketnet 911-5555; SM Tickets 470-2222; TicketWorld 891-9999; PICC 789-4734; and Viva Concerts 687-7236. Tickets prices are: Orchestra Flat Center P4000; Orchestra Flat Left/ Right P2500; Level 2 Center/Left/Right P3000; Level 2 Left/Right Side P2500; Level 3 Center/Left/Right P2500; Level 3 Left/Right/Side P1500; De Luxe P800; and Balcony P400.

Watch out too for the release soon of a special album featuring some members of this reunion class from Viva Records. The CD has Basil Valdez singing “Sana’y Wala Nang Wakas,” Louie Reyes with “Isip Ko,” Pat Castillo in “Ng Panahon,” Jacqui Magno with “The Pain Remain,” Eugene Villaluz with “Man Ang Ulap,” Mercado, with “Can,” Joey Albert with “Na,” Ray-an Fuentes with “May Buhay,” Chad Borja with “Na,” plus a rousing “Ever Say Goodbye” by Chad, Ding, Eugene and Ray-An.
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