Tag: Waray-Waray Culture
Cerebro Bar invited Viva Airport to perform in the first night of a month-long 7th year anniversary celebration. The band performed 18 original compositions and we all digested their story through an adrenaline-hyped showcase in just one set.
From time to time a great band is formed from a bizarre circumstance, genre, and interest. Like the saying that goes “Many are called but few are chosen” – most bands come and go or get locked up to the sound similar to their musical preference. Scarlet Alley is definitely not one of such statistics. […]
Baby Dinosaurs was borne out of a drunken pronouncement at the Cerebro Bar. The idea came from three individuals who-concluded-that-the-world-was-actually-round sometime 2014. THE LONG STORY – 2 days prior to a major event at the Cerebro Bar, a lined-up band withdrew for some reason. The three decided to perform as replacement of the said band […]
Slingshotz have been around since 2007. Zandro Lanzarote – “DRO”, Carl Lledo – “CARL F”, and Emmanuel Dabucol – “LA CHINO” shared how it all started for a hip-hop group that left a mark in the local music scene for a decade now. DRO got exposed to rap music as early as 6th grade. His […]
Bolingling is the nickname of Ronan Christian M. Reposar since childhood. He is the incumbent Vice Mayor of Palo, Leyte – adding up another moniker with regard to this status, local musicians call him “Bays” or “Vice”. Bolingling is one of the local music scene’s prominent solo artists. His original compositions are written in Waray-Waray […]
Paolo Ay-ay is a singer/songwriter with roots coming from Burauen. He is from a family of musicians on his mother’s side and had been exposed to dance and music at an early age, as both were regular activities of family gatherings. He finds great pride in performing with the Leyte Kalipayan Dance Company way back […]
Jen or Ma’am Jen is the 4th president of KATIG (Katiguban Han Mga Magsusurat ha Sinirangan Bisayas). A region-wide organization composed of creative writers, poets, playwrights, and literarians from the islands of Leyte, Samar, and Biliran. KATIG started sometime 2003 as a weekly gathering of writers. With the growing participants of related interests, the organization […]