How do you beat the irrational fear that comes with Friday the 13th? Tagaytay Art Beat just did the unthinkable with the surprise announcement of its first wave of lineup for the music and arts programming.
Tagaytay Art Beat 4
Tagaytay Art Beat is an art and music exhibition featuring young and upcoming artists. The annual art and music festival is presented by Museo Orlina and Docdef Productions, a local music production that aims to elevate the local independent music scene with consistent tasteful curation for local music lovers and supporters.
“Aside from the carefully curated showcase of musicians and art exhibitors, Tagaytay Art Beat 4 promises to step up its game with immersive experiences and installations, live murals, arts and music workshops, film viewing, open jam space, DJ sets and more,” Docdef Productions’ JB Balaquit shared. “We want to champion the festival-going experience of our patrons and transform the Holiday capital of the South into an art and music haven that they look forward to visiting every February of the year.”
Tagaytay Art Beat co-founder Ning Orlina is excited to implement eco-friendly strategies and community-building efforts for the fourth edition of the festival, which is set to take place on February 8, 2020 at the Museo Orlina Grounds in Tagaytay City, Philippines. Early bird tickets go on sale at the Tagaytay Art Beat social media pages on December 16, 2019 at 12 a.m.
“For the past 4 years, Tagaytay Art Beat has provided a unique space for homegrown talents such as musicians and visual artists to inspire the Filipino youth to hone their own creative potential and explore boundary-pushing ideas to help our audience understand the diversity and depth of our contemporary indie and pop culture,” Orlina pointed out. “This year, we also highlight the importance of supporting local by partnering with Filipino entrepreneurs and organizations that advocate for sustainable tourism and awareness.”
First wave of music lineup
Top singer-songwriters Reese Lansangan and Clara Benin are co-headlining the fourth installment of the highly anticipated destination festival. Indie rock favorites Ang Bandang Shirley, funk/rock/pop band Lola Amour and Russian music producer BAHR are also in the lineup.
Other music acts in the phase one lineup include Flu, Rusty Machines, Banna Harbera, Coeli, UBE, Wicked Adobo and Indayo. More artists will be revealed in the coming weeks as part of the festival performers curated and presented by Docdef Productions.
First wave of arts lineup
Tagaytay Art Beat 4 would not be complete without acclaimed and upcoming artists showcasing their work on both the gallery and festival grounds. Curated and presented by Museo Orlina, the roster for the arts programming includes Jappy Agoncillo, Angelica Alvarez, Jill Arteche, Nina Bantoto, Miel Cabañes, Lee Caces, Mykie Concepcion, Ginger De Guia, Claudine Delfin, Katarina Estrada, Matti Kawpeng, Michael Lorenzana, Ana Luciano, Dia Magculang, Luis Pastoriza, Bea Policarpio, Bianca Ruiz, Nathaniel San Pedro, Razel Mari Sta Rita and Christopher Yap.