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The Soulm8s Family Band Brings Filipino Culture to the UK with Festival Tour

The Soulm8s, a Filipino family band, is gearing up for their upcoming festival tour that will showcase Filipino culture through music and dance performances. The tour is a follow-up to their successful Filipino Concert Tour across the UK, which celebrated Filipino culture through music and dance.

The festival tour will feature musical performances and dances that aim to educate others, especially the younger generations of Filipinos, on the importance of embracing their traditions. The Soulm8s will be joined on tour by a number of talented artists, including theatre actor and DJ Rex Portillano, nurse balladeer Walter Begaso, and teenage rock band The Strum Stix.

The Soulm8s, made up of Jackie, Lloyd, Liam, and Lyris, bring a unique blend of talents and personalities to the stage. Jackie is the lead singer and former music teacher, while Lloyd, a nurse by profession, plays guitar and sings. Their son Liam is the band's 14-year-old drummer who loves jazz and rock music, and their daughter Lyris recently joined the band as a keyboard player and has a passion for plush toys and arts.

The festival tour kicks off on May 14th at the Philippine Heritage Day in Kings Square, Gloucester. The Soulm8s will also perform on May 28th at the Anglers Club in Leeds for the Filipino Festival Concert with Lowell Daluz Sounds.

Other festival tour dates include:

  • June 17th: Filipino Festival with Derby Bayanihan Productions at Bramblebrook Community Centre, Derby.

  • June 24th-25th: Nottingham Barrio Fiesta by Nottingham Filipino Community (NFC) at Melbourne Park, Aspley.

  • July 1st: Philippine Independence Day celebration with Oxford FilCom headed by Jose Ariel Lanada at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

  • July 8th-9th: Birmingham Barrio Fiesta with Filipino Association in Birmingham headed by Marlyn Celoso.

  • July 15th: Filipino Festival Concert at Marston Sports Club in Burton.

  • July 23rd: Filipino Festival Concert with Jhermination Events and Daisy Esguerra’s Malongwena Collection fashion show at St. Boniface Church Hall in Totting.

Each festival will highlight different aspects of Filipino culture through music, dance, and food. The Soulm8s and their fellow artists will perform a mix of traditional and modern Filipino songs that are sure to entertain and educate audiences of all ages.

The festival tour is a collaborative effort between The Soulm8s and various Filipino artists and communities, including Jhermination Events, Daisy Esguerra of the Malongwena Collection, Derby Bayanihan Productions, Filcom Oxford, Gloucester Pinoys, Nottingham Filipino Community, Filipino Association in Birmingham, Lowell Daluz Sounds, and RSL Events Solutions.

Don't miss the chance to experience the vibrant and rich culture of the Philippines through the eyes of The Soulm8s and their fellow artists. Grab your tickets now and join the festivities!

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