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August 31, 2015, Monday
  • Clean-up of area around EDSA-Shaw Boulevard ongoing following 5 days of INC’s protest. 14 minutes ago |
  • Traffic flow now moving along EDSA-Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City. 15 minutes ago |
  • Some INC members still trooped to DOJ early Monday morning & left only after INC’s announcement that the protest was over. 16 minutes ago |
  • Commuters who were at EDSA-Mandaluyong area about 6 am Monday experienced monstrous traffic jam due to INC rally. 16 minutes ago |
  • INC members rejoiced upon hearing their leaders’ announcement at about 8 am Monday that they are ending the protest. 39 minutes ago |
  • LRTA says the remaining value stored in the magnetic cards can be transferred to beep cards. 40 minutes ago |
  • LRT-2 removes from all its stations the gates for magnetic cards as it paves the way for beep cards. 40 minutes ago |
  • Registration for 2016 polls continues in selected malls in the provinces. 41 minutes ago |
  • Comelec reminds public to register for 2016 elections before deadline comes on October 31. about 1 hour ago |
  • Rains forecast over Central Luzon, Bicol, Isabela, Quirino, Rizal and Quezon. about 1 hour ago |
  • Possibility of the LPA near Baler, Aurora developing into a storm remote. about 1 hour ago |
  • LPA located at sea 390 kms. east southeast of Baler, Aurora. about 1 hour ago |
  • 9 killed in a collision between multicabs in Sultan Kudarat. about 1 hour ago |
  • INC evangelist Bienvenido Santiago says INC is concluding its protest as it has reached an understanding with gov’t. about 1 hour ago |
  • Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) ends its protest at EDSA-Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City. about 1 hour 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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