SuperAstig (SA): Tell us the story behind the genesis of this project. Joel (JQ): Well it pretty much started a few years ago. I collect records, Filipino records mainly. So I put together some of the “danciest” Filipino records that I had, which were from…
#LAGiveIpisAChance ONE NIGHT ONLY!
The first show/set is at 9pm. The second show/set is at 11pm. Doors open 30 minutes before each show/set. Due to building fire codes, only 20 guests are allowed in-studio PER set.
All proceeds from ticket and merchandise sales benefit the band’s costs in traveling to SXSW.
$20 (admission only)
$30 (admission + CD)
$40 (admission + FLYING IPIS T-shirt OR Tote bag)
$50 (admission + CD + T-shirt OR Tote Bag)
To purchase tickets to 9pm show (DOORS OPEN 8:30pm), click here.
To purchase tickets to 11pm show (DOORS OPEN 10:30pm), click here.
Online ticket sales only. No tickets will be sold at the door. Exact venue/studio location will be sent to ticket holders after their purchase is confirmed. Ticket holders can pick up merch at gig.
NO MEDIA OR PRESS PASSES. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
About FLYING IPIS:
Flying Ipis is an all-girl, garage punk rock quartet hailing from Manila, Philippines. Composed of Deng Garcia on vocals/guitars, Ymi Castel on guitars, Tanya Singh on bass, and Gaki Azurin on drums, the band’s notoriously cheeky name (“ipis” = “cockroach” in English) endeared them and their music to rising cult status. Originally formed in the corridors of an all-girl, Catholic high school, Flying Ipis debuted their music in the local circuit with THE FLYING EP in 2009.
In 2011, Flying Ipis formally joined LockedDown Entertainment, where they released their first full-length album, GIVE IPIS A CHANCE (2013) – which included their widely acclaimed singles, ‘Sssikreto’ and ‘Past is Past, Bitch!’ A cut from the same album, ‘This Song Is About You’ was a part of the soundtrack for the multi-awarded Cinemalaya film, ANG NAWAWALA (What Isn’t There, dir. Marie Jamora, 2012).
Known for their infectious, borderline dangerous, energy on stage, Flying Ipis successfully and consistently translates the palpable mania of their music from the studio to an audience of ranging scale. The band has opened for international acts Japandroids and Metric, played for local rock fests and festivals, notably the Oktoberfest, Fete de la Musique, and the Jack Daniel’s Indie Fest.
To check out their latest music & videos, visit their YouTube channel here
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