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Peabo Bryson headlines ‘Love Rocks’ at RWM



Grammy award-winning vocalist Peabo Bryson returns to Manila to topbill the Valentine concert billed “Love Rocks” slated at the Resorts World Manila’s Newport Performing Arts Theater (NPAT) on Feb. 13, 8 p.m.

International recording artist J Michaels also returns to NPAT as co-headliner and host of the ongoing “Love Rocks” concert series, now on its 10th anniversary. Former “Miss Saigon” star Jenine Desiderio completes the lineup as special guest artist, all backed up by the J Michaels Band under the direction of Maestro Danny Favis. One of the highlights is a tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach.

(Clockwise from above: Peabo Bryson; Jenine Desiderio and J Michaels)

(Clockwise from above: Peabo Bryson; Jenine Desiderio and J Michaels)

Possessing a beautifully rich, almost operatic voice, Peabo made hit duets with Natalie Cole, Roberta Flack, Melissa Manchester, and Lea Salonga. These include “If Ever You’re In My Arms Again,” “Can You Stop The Rain,” “Through The Fire” and “Unconditional Love.” Peabo won his first Grammy Award in 1992 for his performance of the song “Beauty And The Beast” with Celine Dion.

As lead vocalist and host of “Love Rocks,” Manila-born J Michaels is an international recording artist who has shared the stage with legendary rock artists like Ambrosia, John Ford Coley, Dan Hill, Jimi Jamison, Terry Sylvester of the Hollies, Yvonne Elliman, Gary Puckett and Stephen Bishop.

“Love Rocks” is presented in cooperation with Grand Leisure Corporation and Events by WEG Inc.

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On GMA Network’s opening salvo for 2018, “The One That Got Away,” Dennis Trillo is Liam, the ex-boyfriend of gorgeous ladies Zoe (played by Rhian Ramos), Darcy (Max Collins),  and Alex (Lovi Poe). The sexy, romantic comedy series starts airing on Jan. 15 after “Kambal, Karibal” on GMA Telebabad.

Dennis Trillo

Dennis Trillo

Liam is the ideal boyfriend – handsome, smart, loving, and a true gentleman. He manages his own organic farm.

Also on “The One That Got Away” are Ivan Dorschner, Migo Adecer, Jason Abalos, Bembol Roco, Snooky Serna, Ervic Vijandre, Ayra Mariano, Nar Cabico, Ashley Rivera, Sophie Albert, Jason Francisco, Patricia Ismael, Dea Formilleza, and Euwenn Aleta.

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Tidbits: Happy b-day greetings today, Jan. 13, go to Orly Ilacad, Elsa Payumo, Baby Tamano, Cindy Santiago, Ulan Sarmiento III, Peachy Alimurung, Roni Tapia-Merk, Prof. Veronica Caparas, Dean Vivencio Jose, Nico Teotico, Odon Sabarre, Ramon Samson, Ronald Rafer, Migo Gavino,  and Aaron Paul del Rosario… Jan. 14: Jason Abalos, IC Mendoza, Ma. Erlinda Sibal, Dr. Mely Lagman and Helen Sampilo of New York USA; Joy Honrado, Alfina Bustamante, Rommel Suavo Ante, Dingdong Eduque, and Mikee Lee… Happy wedding anniversary to Junjet and Teresa G. Martinez…

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