UK's The Kooks to co-headline 2019 Wanderland music fest

Joko Magalong-De Veyra

Posted at Jan 07 2019 06:35 PM

MANILA -- British rockers The Kooks are coming to Manila to co-headline for this year's Wanderland Music and Arts Festival on March 9-10. 

The two-day festival, entitled Wanderland Magic, will again be held at Filinvest City Event Grounds in Alabang, and is poised to become the biggest music festival so far in the country. 

Here’s a list of the artists performing at this year's Wanderland festival. 

1. The Kooks

Co-headlining with Two Door Cinema Club, The Kooks first shot to chart fame with songs like "Naïve" and "She Moves in Her Own Way," among others. This post-punk English band brings their unique style to a competitive indie scene, and is set to make the Wanderland crowd jam to their newest album “Let’s Go Sunshine.”

2. Honne

Filipinos love Honne! This English electronic music duo is set to perform for the second time in the festival, with new songs from their 2018 album, "Love Me/Love Me Not."

3. Alina Baraz

Sultry Alina Baraz brings some sexy magic into the line-up. With her trademark vocals mixed with a fusion of downtempo electronica and R&B flow.

4. Clairo

Clairo brings Lo-fi to Manila. From keyboards to guitar, this Boston native will have you smiling with songs like the viral song "Pretty Girl," as well as tracks like "Hot Flaming Cheetos" and "Better," among others.

5. Mac Ayres

There’s truly ‘something to feel’ when you listen to the crooning of Mac Ayres. Mixing R&B and soul with his vocals creates a sound that’s unique this New Yorker’s own, definitely ideal for some sunset listening.

6. Adoy

South Korean indie band Adoy is set to wow Wanderers with their brand of indie music — dreamy, upbeat at times, and always setting a nostalgic mood.

7. Charlie Lim

Singapore’s Charlie Lim has neo-soul music that has resonated all throughout Asia, with various appearances in music festivals around the region, and even in Australia, and now, the Philippines.

8. Autotelic

Rounding up the list is local indie band, Autotelic. Easygoing tracks that hide deep lyrics, the pop indie band has gained quite the following thanks to their songs which range from ballads to synth-pop songs that will make you dance.

Tickets for 2-day Wanderer, Star Wanderer, or Wanderbuddies (5 passes) are availabel at SM Tickets Nationwide, as well as the Wanderland festival website.