The 1975 announce second Manila concert due to popular demand

The announcement of the band's Manila concert follows news of their return to Bangkok next year

The 1975 have unveiled a second Manila concert date on their ‘At Their Very Best’ world tour in response to fan demand.

Organisers PULP Live World announced that the second concert will take place on May 4, the day after the first concert is set to be held on May 3. Both shows will go ahead in Manila’s SM Mall of Asia Arena, with tickets for the first concert now available, and tickets for the second concert set to go on sale this November 19 starting at 12pm local time.

Ticket prices range from PHP1,975 for general admission tickets, rising to PHP9,750 for Floor A tickets at the front of the stage. Get your tickets here.

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The announcement of the band’s Manila concerts follows news of their return to Bangkok, Thailand on April 4 next year. The band will perform at the 11,000-capacity Impact Arena, with tickets set to go on sale this November 2 with tiered options available at THB2,500, THB3,500, THB4,500, THB5,00, THB5,500, THB6,000 and THB6,500.

The band have not indicated if additional Asia tour dates will be announced, though they previously announced a four-date Japan tour set for late April 2023 that will mark their first performance in Asia since September 2019.

Their April calendar also features a tour in Australia and New Zealand that includes stops in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland before making their way to Japan.

The 1975 released their fifth album ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’ on October 14. The record earned a stellar four-star review from NME’s El Hunt, who called the record “succinct” and “cuttingly self-aware” while serving up some of the band’s most direct pop hits.

Hunt wrote, “‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’ feels like the right next step after pushing experimental excess to its logical conclusion,” adding, “The 1975: At Their Very Best – the lofty, and slightly tongue-in-cheek title they’ve given to their upcoming tour – might be infuriatingly, brilliantly cocky, but let’s face facts: it’s also pretty accurate.”

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