Life Rocks: concert series for calamity orphans


Composer / arranger Diwa De Leon and Francis de Veyra of Radioactive Sago Project
Composer / arranger Diwa De Leon and Francis de Veyra of Radioactive Sago Project

MANILA, Philippines – A group of local artists have come together to hold a series of concerts for the benefit of the victims of natural calamities such as Typhoon Yolanda.

Entitled LIFE ROCKS, the first in the series, Volume 1, will be held on October 23, 2014 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila. Performers include Imago, Sandwich, Radioactive Sago Project, Tres Marias, Razorback, Megan Aguilar, EbeDancel, Marc Abaya and the Manila Symphony Orchestra.

Life Rocks concert poster
Life Rocks concert poster

Organized by AVA Prime Media & Events, the concert is sponsored by the Philippine Life Insurance Association.

WHAT: LIFE ROCKS musical concert for children orphaned by calamities
WHEN: 8PM October 23, 2014
WHERE: Newport Performing Arts Theater
WHO: Razorback, Sandwich, Tres Marias, Megan Aguilar, Ebe Dancel, Imago, Radioactive Sago Project, Marc Abaya
HOW: Tickets are available on TicketWorld or email AVA PRIME at avaprime1 at gmail.com

Full press release follows.

Life Rocks Concert Series: Vol. 1

With the devastation of previous calamities that ravaged the country, many lives have been put to a state of halt, leaving families incapacitated. The storms may have passed, but the challenge to rebuild the lives of affected families continues.

AVA Prime Media & Events invites you to LIFE ROCKS-a concert series that aims to contribute to the continuing efforts in rebuilding the lives of our incapacitated brothers and sisters across the country. You can expect none other than the best of the Philippine music scene in their most moving, collaborative performances.

LIFE ROCKS is being organized in partnership with the Philippine Life Insurance Association
LIFE ROCKS is being organized in partnership with the Philippine Life Insurance Association

In partnership with the Philippine Life Insurance Association, the first staging of LIFE ROCKS is on October 23, 2014 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila; featuring Imago, Sandwich, Radioactive Sago Project, Tres Marias, Razorback, Megan Aguilar, EbeDancel, and Marc Abaya -—all collaborating with the Manila Symphony Orchestra.

Proceeds shall be for the scholarship of those who have been orphaned by calamities that ravaged the country. The selection process shall be via the institutional partnership with MuseoPambata and the scholarship program of the Manila Symphony Orchestra. A documentary will follow the stories of the beneficiaries for one year.

LIFE ROCKS is the first of many events that comprises the launch and advocacy of the upcoming music lifestyle show -—THE LINEUP -—which begins airing November 2014. The producers will make a formal reveal on which network it will air in the coming weeks. THE LINEUP is an original AVA Prime creation.

Life Rocks band photos

Sandwich Band (B&W)
Sandwich Band (B&W)
Imago
Imago
Tres Marias
Tres Marias
Sago
Sago
Razorback
Razorback
Marc Abaya Kwjan
Marc Abaya Kwjan

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