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What you need to know about 5 Seconds of Summer sound check

by Jocelyn Dimaculangan
Mar 7, 2016
5 Seconds of Summer will hold Manila concert on March 12, 2016 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Calling 5SOS fans, this is for you!

5 Seconds of Summer will be holding its one-night-only Manila concert this Saturday, March 12, at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Before the actual Sounds Live Feels Live concert, the four-member band will have a sound check at the venue.

Lucky fans will get to see 5SOS before they perform for the first time in the Philippines.

5 Seconds of Summer--composed of vocalist Luke Hemmings, guitarist Michael Clifford, bass guitarist Calum Hood, and drummer Ashton Irwin--is best known for the hit single "She Looks So Perfect."

The Australian pop rock band released its second studio album, Sounds Good Feels Good, in October 2015.

(To learn more about their concert, read: 5 Seconds of Summer to hold 2016 Sounds Live Feels Live concert in Manila)

For those who purchased tickets for the sound check experience, here are important reminders from the organizers of the concert:

Check in should be done at the Pacific Drive of Mall of Asia between 2 pm to 4 pm.

There is a need to present the Sound Check Experience ticket, show ticket, and access pass.

At check in, you will be given a wrist tag. You will then be led into the lobby of Coral Way Drive and enter the turnstile. Note that re-entry is not allowed. Once inside, you will receive your unique souvenir laminate and lanyard.

Sound Check & Question and Answer

You will be invited into the arena at 4:15 pm and positioned by a staff in a location to view the Sound Check from. The group question and answer session will also be held here, please note not all questions will be asked due to time restrictions.

Priority Merchandise

After the Sound Check Experience, you will be escorted to a priority merchandise stand for shopping access before general ticket holders.

Early Entry

If you wish to receive early entry into your standing pod, you will be escorted to a location where you can wait until the arena is ready for you.

Entry will be just before 6 pm door time.

Please be aware that there will be some waiting involved between merchandise access and early entry.

Please be reminded that standing tickets are strictly for those aged 14 and over.


There is to be no personal photography or filming during the sound check. Please refrain from using your phones/cameras during this time.

Band Gifts

As the band will be flying in and out of the country, they unfortunately cannot take any gifts with them. We advise strongly that you do not bring gifts as they will not be allowed into the arena.


Indonesia it's been an absolute pleasure... We love you and will be back soon! ?? xx

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