TGIF – Jessica Sanchez, Mikey Bustos & SamaSama Project
TGIF – Jessica Sanchez, Mikey Bustos and SamaSama Project
October 7, 2016 → 5 to 11:30 pm → Concert: 7:30 pm ~ All Ages Welcome
Doors Open: 5 pm → FAHM Bazaar & Filipino Food – Fiesta Hall admission is FREE
Concert Tickets: $118 VIP , $78 and $58 with limited Early Bird Group rate of 4 tickets for $180
Catch American Idol Jessica Sanchez, Canadian Idol and YouTube sensation Mikey Bustos, and Chicago’s own Filipino folk fusion band, SamaSama Project in concert.
Hosted by the Philippine American Cultural Foundation with Golden Tara Creatives, Inc in celebration of Filipino American History Month.
Come for the wonderful music and enjoy the delicious Filipino Food and great performances of various local artists at the Fiesta Hall. Shop at our FAHM Bazaar and connect with various organizations and not-for-profits.
You can also partner with the Philippine American Cultural Foundation.
- To be a partner organization, contact: Michelle
- Want to be a our event sponsor? Contact Benru
- Have some goodies to sell? Contact Cindy
- You’re a local artist and want to perform? Contact Everett
- Thinking of featuring your food at our Fiesta Hall? Contact Jan Paul
Hailing from California and starring in American Idol, Jessica Sanchez shows plenty of experience in the limelight. But she is still very active in her roots. She is biracial, with a Mexican father and a Filipina mother. She is a great singer and song writer with plenty of style and talent.
Mikey Bustos is a Filipino Canadian singer and comedian. He is great at making the crowd laugh as well as appreciate his musical talent. He is well rounded in his humor and song selection. Rest assured, if you are not in awe, you will laugh from his performance.
SamaSama Project was launched as one of Chicago’s premiere Filipino Folk Fusion band in 2008. “SamaSama” translated as “united, together” truly live up to their name creating a blend of Filipino folk, rock, ska, and Latin music, inspired by a 1970s musical movement called Manila Sound.
Over the years, the talented group have made their mark showcasing a fusion of Filipino traditional folk and contemporary music at many notable venues. SamaSama Project regularly performs around Illinois and other Midwest States notably at the Windy City Ribfest, Chicago Loop Alliance’s ACTIVATE Series, Old Town School of Folk Music – World MusicWednesday Series, the Chicago Cultural Alliance’s MOSAIC Fundraiser, Chicago Wildlife Conference, Bolingbrook Piyesta Pinoy 2014, Morton Grove Festival of Cultures, Northbrook’s Taste Of Asia. They also performed in Madrid, Spain for the Pope’s World Youth Day MacroFestival Concert for over 12,000 youth.
Inspired by the drive to promote Culture through music and the arts, SamaSama Project continue to captivate audiences with their unique sound that transcends all boundaries.
Lou Ella Rose | Lead Vocals and Agung (ethnic) ~ Baron Cabalona | Drums, Kulintang (ethnic), Musical Director ~ Ran Sevilla | Rhythm Guitar and Dabakan (ethnic) ~ Cesar “Bobot” Ong | Keyboards ~ John Kniker | Lead Guitar ~ Gerry Lomotan | Bass Guitar
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