Local label 22 Tango Records, in partnership with Create Cebu, has had a successful run of the Grow Cebu Music School Tour throughout September and October. They’ve visited South Western University – PHINMA, Cebu Institute of Technology-University, Maria Montessori International School, University of Cebu-Banilad, University of San Jose-Recoletos, and St. Theresa’s College on October 20.
Talks were done by music influencers Bomba Press founder Dexter Sy, 22 Tango Records CEO Cattski Espina, and Kadasig founder Jude Gitamondoc. Testimonials were given by music advocates like Honeydrop and Hey, It’s Your Birthday manager Trena Guerrero and 22 Tango Records label manager Mical Almazan. And of course, there were performances by Vincent Eco, Lourdes Maglinte, Mary Anchit with Clarence Mongado, Wonggoys, Jerika Teodorico, Honeydrop, David WIlde, Luis Quibranza III of Bethany, and Mandaue Nights who also shared their experiences being musicians and artists in Cebu.
The Grow Cebu Musical School Tour will culminate with DemoCrazy Live this October 21, Saturday at A Space in Crossroads, Banilad at 6PM.
DemoCrazy Live is a spin-off of 22 Tango Records’ demo-of-the-week online campaign, DemoCrazy. It’s open mic night with a twist that will feature performances of all-original material from up-and-coming singer-songwriters from Cebu.
As part of the Grow Cebu Music campaign, the one more way of moving forward the record label’s advocacy of building a strong music community in Cebu. It fosters and encourages the culture of loving, appreciating, and creating homegrown music.
The performances during DemoCrazy Live will be recorded live and one or two songs from each artists will be chosen to be featured for the next installment of DemoCrazy. Songs like Vincent Eco’s “Make You Stay” and Lourdes Maglinte’s debut single “Empty Sheets” were first heard through the online DemoCrazy campaign. These songs will also be in the running for volume two of the Folk City compilation album featuring various artists.
DemoCrazy Live will be held at A Space in Crossroads, Banilad this October 21, Saturday. Music starts at 8PM/
For more information, visit 22tangorecords.com.