OPM chartbusters, hitmakers and legends come into one big event at the SM Arena to make the first grandest collaboration of some the Philippines’ best in the local music industry.
“Icons at the Arena: Masters of OPM” is a celebration of the Philippine music industry’s rich and diverse music from the 70s to the present. Each decade is represented by popular artists of their time showcasing the golden and memorable ages of our music.
The concert will be featuring Filipino artists who made an etch in the Philippine culture. Some of the featured celebrities are Lea Salonga, Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera, Jose Mari Chan, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Basil Valdez, Freddie Aguilar, Christian Bautista, Erik Santos, Juris Fernandez, Jed Madela, Piolo Pascual, Bamboo, Arnel Pineda and The CompanY are slated to appear in the star-studded concert.
Comedians Pokwang, Wally Bayola and Jose Manalo are to entertain the card for a night of music and fun.
The concert will hosted by Jim Paredes and Pops Fernandez, while it will be directed by Johnny Manahan. Musical Maestro Ryan Cayabyab is the musical director for the event.
Juris Fernandez-Lim and Jed Madella, in a press conference, stated that they are privileged to be included in the concert.
“We will be representing the newer generation of Philippine music. And being together with the legends and stars of OPM in this once in a lifetime event is great opportunity.” said Juris Fernandez-Lim.
Jed Madella added that “This is a big opportunity for the industry, and for the Filipino audience, and for artists as well, that this first ever big event of the best of our time and back then will be put together. And being part of it is a big thing for me.”
The Icons at the Arena: Masters of OPM will be held on June 16, Saturday at 8pm at the SM Arena.
SM Arena is a multi-purpose venue located at the SM Mall of Asia. The Arena holds a 15,000 seating capacity with special facilities comparable to top notch venues in progressive countries. SM Arena has VIP restaurants and lounges and suites to accomodate corporate accounts.
SM Arena is a completion to a grand architectural plan of the Sy Family to put the SM Mall of Asia as a big real-estate community with complete condo, mall, entertainment facility.
“It’s very timely to showcase the best of the OPM and Filipino artists together with the official launch of SM Arena.” said Edgar Tejerero, SVP of West Avenue Theaters Corp.
Tickets are as follows:
- PATRON VIP – Php 4,670 (Reserved Seats)
- PATRON – Php 4,160 (Reserved Seats)
- LOWER BOX – Php 2,640 (Reserved Seats)
- UPPER BOX – Php 1,630 (Reserved Seats)
- GENERAL ADMISSION – Php 610 (Free Seating)
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