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Wanderland music fest headliners unveiled

Get ready to witness the magic of the country’s premiere music and arts festival as Globe and Karpos Multimedia brings yet again one of the best musical extravaganzas with both international and local flavors—Wanderland Music and Arts Festival. 

To celebrate its seventh year, Wanderland is going to be even bigger, now growing into a two-day activity full of good music, creative people and eye-popping artistic creations. 

This year’s fest features a magic-centric theme, with 14 foreign artists and  homegrown local eight music icons who will take the stage at the Filinvest City Event Grounds in Alabang, Muntinlupa City on March 9 to 10. 

Get hyped for this year’s festival with this amazing lineup of artists:

Two Door Cinema Club

Wanderland music fest headliners unveiled

With genres ranging from indie rock and pop to dance punk and post-punk revival, TDCC hit the charts with its songs “Undercover Martyn” and “Are We Ready”. Its tracks “What You Know” and “You’re Not Stubborn” were featured in hit series Vampire Diaries and Grey’s Anatomy, respectively.

The Kooks

Formed in 2004, this English indie rock band has already released five albums with tracks including “Always Where I Need to Be”, “Naive”, and “She Moves in Her Own Way.” Interestingly enough, it was also featured in a Forbes article as “the most popular band you don’t know.’’

Honne

Consisting of James Hatcher and Andy Clutterbuck, the duo writes, records, and produces their own music and released their first two EPs in 2014 entitled, Warm on a Cold Night and All in the Value.

Masego

Wanderland music fest headliners unveiled

To give the audience a taste of jazz, house, contemporary R&B and funk fusion, Wanderland is bringing Masego to serenade the crowd with his hits “Navajo” and “Tadow”. The African-American musician who was born in Jamaica calls his music style as “TrapHouseJazz” or Emotion.

JMSN, SG Lewis, and Mac Ayres

#GlobeWanderland will also bring in American musician JMSN (pronounced Jameson) who sang “Talking is Cheap,” British electronic artist SG Lewis who created dance music such as “Warm” and “Better”, and American R&B/ Soul artist Mac Ayres who is known for his hits, “Easy” and “Stay”.

Alina Baraz, Gabrielle Aplin, and Clairo

This trio is set to bring girl power to the festival this year. American R&B singer Alina Baraz will perform her hits including “Fantasy” and “Buzzin.” British indie folk artist Gabrielle Aplin will serenade the crowd with songs like “The Power of Love” and “Home,” while American electro pop artist Clairo will get festival goers jumping with “Pretty Girl” and “Diary 001.”

 joan and PREP

Completing the wave 3 announcement of the lineup are joan and PREP. Rising indie pop duo from Arkansas, joan is set to create a name for themselves in the pop scene with their songs, “Take Me On” and “Love Somebody Like You.” Meanwhile UK R&B quartet PREP will be performing songs from their latest EP Cold Fire, such as “Don’t Bring Me Down” and “Rachel”.

Charlie Lim and Adoy

Asian artists Charlie Lim and Adoy will also rock Wanderland with their unique music style. Singaporean singer-songwriter Charlie Lim shot to fame with his songs “Light Breaks In” and “Blah Blah Blues” while Korean Indie band Adoy will play its hits from its albums Catnip and Love.

Sandwich

Filipino music will never be left behind in #GlobeWanderland. Leading the list of local artists to rock the stage this year is Sandwich. This multi-awarded alternative rock band has been in the Filipino music scene since Raimund Marasigan and Diego Castillo formed the band in 1998. Their songs include “Super Noypi” and “Humanda Ka”.

UNIQUE

Wanderland music fest headliners unveiled

The former lead singer of IV of Spades will also join in the fun as he performs his debut single, “Midnight Sky” and songs from his first solo studio album, Grandma. His music can be described as ballads influenced by progressive psychedelic rock.

Reese Lansangan

Known for her cute and quirky music and unique tone, the multi-talented Reese Lansangan will serenade Wanderers with her songs “Home” and “For the Fickle.” The singer, songwriter, graphic designer, visual artist and published author honed her talents under the tutelage of National Artist Maestro Ryan Cayabyab, Joel Ayala and Noel Cabangon during her time at the Elements National Music Camp, now also under Globe.

Clara Benin

She will bring indie pop, folk and acoustic music to the Wanderland crowd, performing her hits from her solely produced and written EP such as “Riverchild” and from her independently released album Human Eyes.

 

Autotelic

This indie-alternative rock band was formed in 2012 with members Josh Villena on guitars and vocals, Kai Honasan on keyboards and vocals, Neil Tin on guitars, EJ Edralin on the synth, Timothy Vargas on bass guitars, and Gep Macadaeg on drums. In 2017, they won Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artist at the 30th Awit Awards and went on to collaborate with Sugarfree’s Ebe Dancel for the song “Bahagi.”

Dayaw

Playing a fusion of worldbeat, jazz and rock music, Dayaw is made up of 11 members that came from different music groups around the world. Sensi Oñate is on vocals while Luis Aganinta and Aying Sayson are on guitars. Royce Barona, Kaloy Aganinta, Ryan Barros and Al Raja Oñate all play percussion. Dale Adeva is on the synthesizers, Iwag Maninantan is on the flute, BJ Malibunas flicks the bass and Gav Sabalburo pounds the drums.

Music is a foremost Filipino passion and Globe has made headway in giving its customers both online and offline music experiences through Spotify, YouTube, and concerts by the best local and international acts. This March, Wanderers are sure to have a unique experience of only the best of music and bring home unforgettable memories with their friends and family.

To make Wanderland a magical experience for everyone, be sure to observe proper festival etiquette. Smoke in designated areas only, throw and segregate your trash properly, don’t bring any illegal drugs or pills, and keep track of the performance schedules.

Stay updated on the different ticket promos by visiting globe.com.ph/go/events/globewanderland or following Globe on Facebook and Twitter.​

Topics: Wanderland , Globe , Two Door Cinema Club , Masego , Unique
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