Filipino celebrities were among the hundreds of music fans and art enthusiasts who gathered at Wanderland Music & Arts Festival 2018.
The annual music and arts festival organized by Karpos Multimedia held its 6th edition at Filinvest City Event Grounds in Muntinlupa City last Saturday, March 8.
PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) went celebrity spotting at the concert and here were some of the couples and stars spotted at the event:
Never Not Love You lead stars James Reid and Nadine Lustre had some down time and enjoyed listening to their favorite artists at the music festival.
Fans spotted Elmo Magalona and rumored girlfriend Janella Salvador holding hands while walking.
Collectively known as ElNella, the Kapamilya love team went straight to the concert after their short trip to Sorsogon.
Soon-to-be-wed couple Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia caught up with their celebrity friends at Wanderland 2018.
GMA-7 actress Janine Gutierrez was excited to see all of the performances at the concert.
Janine was accompanied by rumored boyfriend Rayver Cruz.
Laureen Uy and her blogger boyfriend Miggy Cruz were among the couples spotted at the venue.
Fashion/lifestyle bloggers David Guison and Vina Guerrero's OOTDs were on point!
The concert also served as a bonding session for celebrity BFFs including MYX VJ Kim Cruz and Star Magic Circle 2018's Leila Alcasid.
Star Magic Circle 2018's Markus Patterson went to the concert right after their batch's press launch at the ABS-CBN compound.
He was accompanied by Boyband PH member Russell Reyes.
The One That Got Away actress Rhian Ramos enjoyed the concert with some friends.
ABS-CBN actress Louise delos Reyes rushed to the mosh pit the moment she heard Kodaline perform.
ABS-CBN singer/actor Iñigo Pascual entertained every selfie request he received from fans.
Mavi Legaspi went out with his barkada that night.
Richard Gomez and Lucy Torres-Gomez's unica hija, Julianna Gomez, has made it her annual tradition to watch Wanderland.
Singer Claudia Barretto slaying her monochromatic green OOTD.
Singer Sam Concepcion came to party with friends.
Model/vlogger LA Aguinaldo enjoyed meeting some of his fans at the concert.
Janice de Belen's daughter Kaila Estrada also came to party.
Cornerstone talent Alex Diaz didn't mind having stickers on his face.
Other celebrities we spotted at the concert venue were Bela Padilla, Dominique Cojuanco, Raymond Gutierrez, Ria Atayde, and Kiana Valenciano.
WANDERLAND 2018. A total of thirteen acts performed for this edition of Wanderland Music & Arts Festival.
The music and arts festival also featured live art showcased by Filipino artists Humbly, Sam Bumanlag, Cholo Cardenas, and JP Pining.
Wanderland is known for its booths and activities.
Aside from having an art market, the venue also had an arcade so concertgoers could play while waiting for their favorite bands to perform.
American singer/songwriter Lauv returns to Manila for the second time after the success of his mall shows last November.
Some of the songs he performed at the concert were "I Like Me Better," "Paris In The Rain," "Reforget," "Breathe," "The Other," and "Getting Over You."
Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter Daniel Caesar serenaded fans with his hits including "Freudian," "Japanese Denim," and "We Find Love."
The crowd sang along as he performed the songs "Best Part" and "Get You."
Australian electronic duo Bag Raiders pumped up the crowd with their dance beats and performed their social media hit song "Shooting Star."
Jhene Aiko flew all the way from California to perform for her Filipino fans.
The American singer treated concertgoers to performances of her songs including "Bed Peace," "Sativa," "From Time," "W.A.Y.S.," and "OLLA (Only Lovers Left Alive)."
At one point, Jhene reminded attendees to be more empathic.
She told the crowd, "I think it's really important to talk to each other and that we listen to each other.
"No matter what our race, our gender, no matter where we're from.
"We're all going through crazy shit right? 'Cause life is trip like my album out now.
"But the more that we talk to each other, the more that we listen to each other, then we realize that we're more alike than different.
"And that we don't have to go through any of this alone because we're all going through life together.
"So I hope that you feel less alone, I hope that we feel less alone. So thank you from the bottom of my heart."
French Kiwi Juice, better known as FJK, played eargasmic intrumentals at the concert including his original tracks "Canggu" and "Tadow."
The French multi-instrumentalist also dedicated an on-the-spot mix for his Pinoy fans at the music festival.
Irish band Kodaline was the last act to perform at Wanderland 2018.
The four-man band—composed of Steve Garrigan, Vinny May, Jr., Jason Boland, Mark Prendergast—performed their original songs including "Brother," Honest," "Ready," "Ready To Change," "High Hopes," "The One," "One Day," "Head Held High," "Way Back When," "Raging," and ended their set with "Love Will Set You Free."
Concertgoers requested for encore performances. Minutes after the last song, the band went back on stage and performed "I Wouldn't Be" followed by one of their biggest hits titled "All I Want.
The band's main vocalist, Steve, expressed gratitude for concertgoers who stayed until 12:30 in the morning just to see them perform.
He said, "Thank you so much for checking us out. We love Manila and we hope to come back soon."
OPM acts who performed at the concert were Jess Connelly, Quest, IV of Spades, Ben&Ben, Asch, Basically Saturday Night, and Carousel Casualties.