GOT7’s BamBam to headline Philippines’ Wavy Baby Music Festival in 2023

Careless Music's Wavy Baby Music Festival will be held on Sinulog weekend in Cebu next year

South Korea-based Thai GOT7 member BamBam has been announced as a headliner for Careless Music’s Wavy Baby Music Festival taking place in Cebu next year. See the line-up below.

BamBam joins ex-Wonder Girl Sunmi, US R&B singer Pink Sweat$, and Korean pop-rock band The Rose, who were announced last week as part of the festival that will be held in conjunction with Sinulog Festival, or Santo Nino Festival, a religious and cultural festival in Cebu held yearly on the third week of January by the Filipino record label co-founded by James Reid. BamBam’s addition to the festival was reported by Billboard.

The January 13-14 festival is set take place at the North Reclamation Area of Mandaue City.

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Another prominent performer has yet to be announced, but other acts confirmed for the festival are Aussie electronic duo Bag Raiders, and Filipino bands Ben&Ben and December Avenue. As expected, many Careless Music artists are also on the line-up: Reid himself, Lesha, Jolianne and Massiah. They’ll be joined by new signees SOS, Destiny Rogers and August Wahh.

Tickets for the festival will go live “ASAP”, Careless said on social media. Limited pre-sale tickets will be available to users of the payment app Maya tomorrow.

The line-up for Wavy Baby Music Festival 2023 is:

Sunmi
Pink Sweat$
The Rose
Destiny Rogers
Bag Raiders
DJ Yultron
Ben&Ben
December Avenue
Franco
A-Team
Issa
SOS
August Wahh
Lesha
Jolianne
Massiah
The Sundown
Mandaue Nights
Sepiatimes
Three Legged Men
Wonggoys

Reid recently teased a North American tour slated to take place from January to February 2023, as well as a brand new album. In a global press conference held by the label, Reid revealed: “’Lovescene’ is the fastest project I’ve ever made and I’m already working on another album and a North American tour. I’m excited to perform on tour again for the first time in four years.”

Additional details such as his North American tour stops or a release date for the album have yet to be released.

Reid’s sophomore full-length effort ‘lovescene:’ was released in October. The album also features a guest appearance from Woosung of The Rose on the track ‘hold on tight’, following a previous collaboration that saw Reid featured on The Rose’s latest album, ‘Heal’, taking a verse on the track ‘Yes’.

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In a previous interview with NME in March, Reid also teased an upcoming Careless Music mixtape. The mixtape is set to feature artists from the label’s current roster, with Liza Soberano, Nadine Lustre, Massiah and more named as participants alongside “a lot more artists”. A release date has yet to be announced.

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