I have been dropping by Tiendesitas for several years now, shooting a lot of their music events.
Their lineup varies with artists coming from various eras of the music scene from Juan Dela Cruz Band to The Dawn, Razorback to Color It Red and Sugarfree, among many others.
In addition, another property belonging to the Tiendesitas group, Greenhills Shopping Center, holds “Sessionistas” each year, a competition for new bands, but with the special participation of legendary musicians including Mike Elgar, Cooky Chua and the late Karl Roy.
Not just shopping
But it seems that both places are still thought of strictly as shopping centers. We don’t normally associate Tiendesitas and Greenhills as venues for music.
To highlight the music events that have been happening in Tiendesitas, I’ve been asked to mount an exhibit called “Ang Inyong Awitin,” taken off Juan de la Cruz Band’s groundbreaking song “Ang Himig Natin.”
The exhibit, which is ongoing until April 20, features the photographs I’veRead More »from Music in shopping centers featured in photo exhibit