Who’s Who at Wanderland Festival 2019
Get all set for #GlobeWanderland with the complete lineup of artists!
Get ready to witness the magic of the country’s premier music and arts festival! Globe and Karpos Multimedia are bringing 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 #GlobeWanderland features a magic-centric theme, with 14 foreign artists and 8 homegrown local music icons who will take the stage at the Filinvest City Event Grounds in Alabang, Muntinlupa City on March 9 to 10, 2019. Get hyped for this year’s festival with this amazing lineup of artists!
Two Door Cinema Club
No need to wait for “Next Year” as Irish indie rock band Two Door Cinema Club (TDCC) is headlining this year’s Wanderland! With genres ranging from indie rock and pop to dance punk and post-punk revival, TDCC hit the charts with their songs “Undercover Martyn” and “Are We Ready.” Their tracks “What You Know” and “You’re Not Stubborn” were featured in hit series Vampire Diaries and Grey’s Anatomy, respectively.
“Listen” and rock out to co-headliners The Kooks as they heat up the stage at Wanderland! 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, they were also featured in a Forbes article as “the most popular band you don’t know.”
English electronic music duo Honne will also join in on the Wanderland magic! 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”.
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 their albums Catnip and Love.
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 Salonga, 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.
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 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.
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”.
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.
Seek the magic and make it matter with the #WanderlandCommunity! 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.
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