Sandwich 2012: Diego Castillo (guitars), Mong Alcaraz (guitars), Myrene Academia (bass), Raimund Marasigan (vocals), Mike Dizon (drums). Photo courtesy of Polyeast Records. Five-man band Sandwich flies to the U.S. July 6 to take part in Black Eyed Peas' Apl.de.Ap's showcase of Filipino talents at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on July 8.
Dubbed "Apl.de.Ap Takes You to the Philippines — A Celebration of Global Filipino Music," the musical extravaganza will also include Martin Nievera, Ogie Alcasid and prominent U.S.-based entertainers with Pinoy roots like Dessa, Florante, Vanessa Hudgens, Lou Diamond Phillips, the Harana Kings, Nicole Scherzinger, and the Black Eyed Peas.
The presentation is part of a regular attraction at the Hollywood Bowl featuring the cultural heritage of the different ethnic communities in the L. A. area. Rapper/DJ Apl.de.Ap envisions his showcase to reflect the evolution of Filipino music from the Hispanic era to the modern times.
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It is the first time that the Filipino community has been invited to participate in the annual event at the historic Hollywood Bowl, which has played host to the biggest names inRead More »from Sandwich to rock the Hollywood Bowl