Friendly Fires 2011 Tour Dates

Friendly Fires *heart* already released their tour schedule for year 2011! They will be back in Asia on August 13 but they would hold shows at Japan and Hong Kong. So, yes, we're going to HKG! yey!

Tour Dates:

05/26 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
05/27 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
05/28 – Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre
05/30 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
05/31 – Chicago, IL @ Debonair Social Club
06/01 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varisty Theatre
06/01 – 09/21 – Ibiza, ES @ Ibiza Rocks
06/04 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue
06/05 – Seattle, WA @Neumos
06/06 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
06/08 – San Francisco, CA @ Public Works SF
06/08 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
06/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Music Box
06/11 – Mexico City, MX @ Covadonga
06/17-19 – chee├čel & Neuhausen ob Eck, DE @ Hurricane & Southside Festivals
06/22-26 – Glastonbury, UK @ Glastonbury Festival
07/07-09 – Oeiras, PT @ Optimus Alive! Festival
07/08-10 – Naas, UK @ Oxegen Festival
07/08-10 – Knross, UK @ T In The Park
07/14-17 – Benicassim, ES @ Benicassim Festival
07/29-31 – Woodford, AU @ Splendour In The Grass
08/05-07 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/13 - Osaka, Japan @ Summer Sonic
08/14 - Tokyo, Japan @ Summer Sonic
08/16 - Kowloon, Hongkong @ Kitec <--we will be here!!!
08/07 – New York, NY @ Central Park SummerStage
08/18-20 – Kiewit, BE @ Pukkelpop
08/26-28 – Reading & Leeds, UK @ Reading & Leeds Festival
10/04 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
10/05 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
10/08 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
10/09 – Miami, FL @ Langerado Music Festival
10/12 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
10/14 – Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
10/16 – San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island Music Festival
10/19 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre
10/22 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
10/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/26 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
10/27 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club


Baybeats Festival 2011 Lineup

2 days ago, Baybeats tweeted that this year's microsite will be up today! I'm so excited to see which bands would performing on August 19-21, 2011. Will update this post once the band line up is out!


Thinking Twice Could Be A Smart Move

It’s been 3 months since I made a life-altering decision of moving to Singapore. I could still remember the day I was informed by my employer that my work pass was finally approved. I was very lucky, she said, because Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower is very strict towards foreign applicants. Congratulations were in order and the conversation ended with a note that I have a month to process my documents else my employment would be forfeited. With that, massive waves of emotions immediately kicked in—excitement, sadness, happiness, fear, and most of all, doubt.

1 month. 31 days. 4 weeks. 744 hours. 44,640 minutes. Insert song and dance number here. Meh. Kidding aside, a month is not enough to finalize my work turnover, say goodbye to everyone, and prepare for a new phase in my life. The situation got me thinking twice. Am I ready for a big change? Is Singapore worthy enough to leave my career, relationship, friends, and family behind? Do I really really REALLY want this? I had to make a firm decision soon considering the small time given to me. Thankfully, words of encouragement, assurance, and support poured in from my loved ones. “Kaya mo yan, Dani.” I knew then that working in Singapore would be a smart choice.

So yes, it’s been 3 months. Have I adjusted here? Hmmm…not yet, but I’m going there. :) Do I get sad? I guess it’s perfectly normal to get homesick from time to time. Good thing I have a new set of Pinoy friends here who share my craziness for food and beer. Hehe. Quite honestly, there are times when I feel weak and wish that I could just go back to Manila. But I know I have to overcome my emotions and think twice. All I need is to embrace this huge change in my life and see the positive side of things so I could be happy.

New found friends, yey!

Best. Housemates. Ever.

Thinking twice is not a bad thing. In fact, allowing room for doubt, or change even, shows courage and wisdom. Interestingly, Charmee Breathable Pantyliner recently launched a campaign that encourages women to think twice and make a smart choice when it comes to everyday feminine hygiene care. As a Charmee-user, I could attest for its quality and value. In fact, I have it in my must-include-in-Singapore-luggage list because Charmee is more affordable compared to other brands in Manila and Singapore. I'm serious because I'm a cheapskate like that. ^__^ For only Php1.15 (Sgd0.03)per liner, I feel fresh everyday wherever I am. Very cool, lah!

Think Twice!

Know more about thinking twice and making a smart choice for yourself by visiting the official website of Charmee at http://charmee.com.ph/. You may also follow and interact with your fellow smart women via Facebook, Twitter, or Youtube.


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