Sunday, November 11, 2012

Village People: Its More Fun to Do the YMCA in Manila

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Reminisced old times! Remember the songs that you groove with? "YMCA", "Go West", "In the Navy", "Milkshake", "I Am What I Am", and "Can't Stop the Music".  These are just some of their biggest hits that shook the world and triggered a disco revolution. Village People is synonymous with dance music, that earned them the title "Kings of Disco" with record sales of more than 100 millions worldwide. Ten (10) Gold and Triple Platinum albums and 17 Chart Singles. Having the combination of talented choreography with outrageous fun, bumping and grinding, these six talented men continuously provide entertainment for all through their singing and dancing for 35 years already.

The group started out in 1977 with the discovery of Felipe dancing in his Native American costume, what began was the idea of putting together a group of men to represent various American social groups. The rest of the three and half decades were but successful worldwide concert tours, awards and recognitions, best-selling albums, top charts and significant influence even in motion pictures, televisions and sports.  Their songs can be heard in many movies, they have performed several times on American TV shows and other programs worldwide. They are the half-time entertainment for Australia's Rugby Grand Finals seen by more people than Superbowl, among other sporting events worldwide.

The Philippine concert seen will soon be sharing the limelight with the Village People as they perform live on November 17, 2012 (Saturday) at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Manila.  Party begins at 8:30 pm.

This one night only event is brought to us by Red Stone Productions, in cooperation with Jinga Juice, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Esquire Financing Inc., Talk TV, 2nd Avenue, Jack TV and Media Partners: The Philippine STAR, Business World, Business Mirror, People's Journal, Mellow 94.7, Barangay LS 97.1, 101.1 YES FM and Pinas FM 95.5.

Tickets are available at Ticketworld and SM Ticket Outlets.

Limited - P5,500.00
VIP - P4,500.00
Premiere: P3,500.00
DeLuxe - P2,000.00


In 2008, Village People were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (between Liberace and Betty Grable at 6529 Holywood Blv)! It was a very special moment in their history.

"YMCA" is #2 MOST SING-ALONG-ABLE SONG IN HISTORY. Goldsmiths University has done the research and declares that YMCA is #2 in UK history as most sing-along-able. Who knew?

Like MommyGiay on Facebook, I'll be giving away FREE concert tickets to this event to two (2) of my lucky readers. Stay tuned.

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