From the jungles of 9,597 Wanderers at Wanderland Music and Arts Festival 2017, dare to explore the world of Wanderland Pixels as it celebrates it’s 6th run in bringing together good music and good people! Level up the adventure and conquer the south on March 10, 2018 at Filinvest City Event Grounds, Alabang. The biggest international and homegrown indie acts are set to accomplish one important mission: to power up the best Wanderland stage yet. Here’s the lineup for this year’s festival and our tips so you can have a great time: Wanderland Festival 2018 March 10, 2018 Filinvest City Event Grounds Alabang Website: www.wanderlandfestival.com/ Facebook: wanderlandfest Instagram: @wanderlandfest Twitter: wanderlandfest Wanderland is a 12-hour affair of music, food, and just having a great time in general. It can get pretty exhausting so here’s our tips on how to maximize your time and energy at the festival. Dress Comfortably https://flic.kr/p/R98RM4 Heat waves are starting to roll in, so make sure to wear comfortable and breathable clothing! Weather Protection https://flic.kr/p/R6tZ35 If you plan to come in early, don’t forget your sunglasses and hats! The weather will start to cool down at night, so it’s best to bring a light jacket in case you start feeling chilly. Bring a mat or blanket https://flic.kr/p/FgHBDg Exploring the grounds can take a toll on your energy and your feet, so be sure to bring a mat should you feel the need to take a break. Bring cash! https://flic.kr/p/EP8Xof Cash and credit cards will be accepted as modes of payment by concessionaries inside the festival. There will also be ATMs in the vicinity in case you run out of cash. Charge Up https://flic.kr/p/F8hZRX Make sure you come with a fully-charged phone and camera so you don’t miss out on snaps of your favorite artists. DSLRs are not allowed in the venue. Don’t forget to eat! https://flic.kr/p/FgCJ2r You can’t bring your own food and drinks but there will be a lot of merchants stationed at the festival to satiate your hunger. Festivals are also a trove of fun and trendy food, so ready your taste buds!
LINEUP Fulfilling their promise to play in the Philippine terrain, indie folk rock band Kodaline jumpstarts the line-up as this year’s co-headliner, with poignant hits “All I Want”, and “Brother”, the band is set to make Wanderers feel like it’s a “Perfect World”. Making the perfect combo is Grammy-nominated Jhené Aiko, as the co-headliner for the Wanderland stage. Bask in the “Eternal Sunshine” of her sultry voice while she sings her hits, “While We’re Young”, “Bed Peace”, and “The Worsty”. Starting his new adventure on the Wanderland stage is French multi-instrumentalist, singer, and musician, FKJ, bringing along infectious beats and electronic sounds that will make Wanderers groove to every song. Also joining the stage are these Wanderland players from the land down under ias they are all set to bring their game on with their internet hit, “Shooting Stars” and other groove-worthy tracks for a night of night of dancing. Wanderers, get ready to “Checkmate” with Bag Raiders. Another artist we are “Blessed” to have is Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter, Daniel Caesar, soon to swoon us off our feet with soulful hits “Best Part” and “Get You”. American indie-pop musician, Lauv, is set to “Come Back Home” to his Filipino fans and deliver a performance like no “Other”, equipped with romantics lyric layered over electronic synth tunes. Hailing from our own zone are the cool kids of the local music scene, IV of Spades. This five-piece retro loving bunch will bring fresh tunes that will leave a feeling of nostalgia distinct in their songs “Hey Barbara” and “Where Have You Been, My Disco?”. The next player will transport us to a dreamy state with indie-folk pop mix that “Leaves” the crowd singing along to each song is none other than newcomers Ben&Ben. True to their word, this four-piece modern electronic local band “aims to give listeners a head bobbing experience” with their one-of-a-kind sounds, and the Wanderland community is all set to experience “Some Kind of Magic” that is Asch. Bringing old school rhythm and blues to the Pixels stage is Wanderland favorite, Jess Connelly. With an upcoming EP, JCON Mixtape and two tracks released from last year, this icon slash artist is a force to be reckon with. Joining in the adventure is award-winning, local rapper and songwriter Quest best known for his hopeless romantic hit “Walang Hanggan” and Gilas basketball theme song, “Sige Lang”. Launching this year are Wanderland rookies — Basically Saturday Night and Carousel Casualties. It’s a “Chemical Love” between the crowd and Basically Saturday Night whenever they perform, and Wanderers will be no exceptions as our Wanderband 2018 attacks the stage with their upbeat tempo and deep vocals. Another Wanderband 2018 alumnae ready to join the game is none other than, Carousel Casualties. This indie alternative quartet is best known for their Soundcloud hit “Safety” and Black Mirror-inspired “San Junipero.” A set of Wanderartist players fresh from the Wanderbattle is all up for the challenge to achieve this year’s mission with their live art performances and installations: Christian Cardenas, Sam Bumanlag, JP Pining, and Humbly. Tickets available via www.wanderlandfest.com
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