Fans of YouTube sensations now have the chance to finally see them in person this July.
Filipinos will get to see Leroy Sanchez, Max Shneider, Sam Tsui, Kurt Hugo Schneider and the band At Sunset in this one-night-only event!
Ovation Productions will bring these online superstars together in one major concert on July 9 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, 8 p.m.
Tickets will be available starting 12 noon this Saturday, May 21, 2016 at all Ticketnet outlets and online at www.ticketnet.com.ph
At age 15, Leroy uploaded his first cover song on YouTube, and has since posted over 70 videos amassing over 34 million YouTube views. Leroy’s covers have varied drastically over the years and have always been selected based on a personal connection he feels to the music. The artists he has covered range from Bonnie Raitt to Rihanna to Frank Ocean and some—such as James Morrison, Tori Kelly, Jessie J—have even taken notice of Leroy’s rendition of their song and sent praise and support out via social media. His passion for music, inherent skill, and undeniable charm have earned him a dedicated following of loyal fans who have followed Leroy on his journey and eagerly await his next move.
Max Schneider is a New York City-based pop-soul singer and actor. Schneider was raised in Woodstock, New York. He began performing at age three and got his first agent at the age of 14. Schneider was a swing understudy in the Broadway musical 13, covering four roles in 2008 and 2009, and modeled with Madonna for an international Dolce And Gabbana campaign. He was the 2010 Young Arts Theater Winner. Throughout June 2015, Schneider toured with Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, and Hoodie Allen on the Boys of Zummer Tour.
Sam Tsui has been hailed as an internet singing sensation, who along with his production partner Kurt Schneider was among the first musicians to establish a hugely popular music-focused channel on YouTube. To date, his videos, including covers, medleys, and mashups, have amassed over 500 million hits on Youtube alone, with each new release, including his 2013 debut original album “Make It Up”, contributing to his ever-expanding worldwide fanbase. A recent graduate of Yale University,Tsui has been able to harness the ever-changing tools of the digital music age to independently create an internationally popular channel and brand, garnering him countless TV and magazine appearances, including The Ellen Show, The Oprah Show, Entertainment Weekly, and In Style Magazine. Tsui has all served as a host and correspondent on American Idol and The Sing Off. Turning his digital success into ticket sales, he completed a two-month domestic tour in 2013 and a seven-country Asia Tour in 2014, with plans for future international touring in the works. Tsui has applied his powerful digital platform to many brand deals, including KIA, Dell, and a national spot with Coca Cola that ran during the 2014 Super Bowl. Sam's second album is currently in the works.
(Read: Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider, from YouTube sensations to concert performers in the Philippines)
Kurt Hugo Schneider
Kurt Hugo Schneider is a composer, music producer, and director. Most of his work is on his YouTube channel http://youtube.com/KurtHugoSchneider, created in October 2007, now with over 3 million subscribers and over 600 million views.
Kurt was born in Baltimore in 1988 and grew up in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He become involved in musical theater in high school and quickly developed a love of music and performance. He majored in mathematics in college, while developing his musical and technical abilities by creating content for his YouTube channel. In 2009, he created the production company NoodleHouse Studios. In 2011, he moved to Los Angeles, where he lives and works by composing, producing, performing, and directing.
AT SUNSET features brothers Harrison and Andrew Kantarias, and their good mate Tom Jay Williams. Originating in Adelaide, Australia, the trio came together with two things in common: their love of music and their enthusiasm for the fun things in life.
“The name is a metaphor for our feelings towards music. We like to be upbeat, positive, and really just enjoying life. Playing music, sunsets, beaches, pools, girls in bikinis... it doesn’t get better than that, does it?” Harrison reflects.
In the two years since making an online presence, the band have amassed well over 5 million views on YouTube; 300,000 combined Twitter followers; one million Facebook likes; and an ever increasing army of fans globally.
Sam Tsui, Leroy Sanchez and other YouTube sensations to perform in Manila
by Lyn Luna Montealegre posted on May 20, 2016