LIONS AND ACROBATS Is Releasing Three Live Tracks On Their 10th Anniversary
The ongoing pandemic won't stop Lions and Acrobats from celebrating their 10th anniversary as a band.
They may not be able to pull off an actual anniversary gig in bars right now, but they are going to host a virtual celebration which is set to happen this August 28 via Zoom. The band shared that they've been planning for a special show for their 10th anniversary since late last year but everything got scrapped because of the global health crisis.
We’re turning 10 on August 28! And we’d like you all to join our celebration! #10YearsLAA— lions & acrobats (@lionsacrobats) August 14, 2020
Oh and it’s FREE!
You just have to sign up here: https://t.co/ZRQ1t7o3mK
See you? 🥺✨ pic.twitter.com/24zdw1GhWW
According to vocalist Icoy Rapadas and guitarist Jim Lopez, this is the longest relationship they've ever had. "Staying together after 10 years to me is already success itself, and I'm proud of myself and the guys for still making music together and still being great friends through an entire decade," Icoy shared.
Aside from the special Zoom hangout, LAA also unveiled a new filter which you can use on your Instagram Story entries so you can join the fun in celebrating the band's milestone.
Moreover, the independent rock band will release three live versions of their songs off their Live In OTO set so better get ready!
Here’s another birthday week surprise! We’re releasing THREE LIVE IN OTO songs on spotify on August 28! Pre-save it now! ❤️— lions & acrobats (@lionsacrobats) August 24, 2020
If you guys weren’t there last year, you can at least hear it! ✨ pic.twitter.com/bddX9LEmce
Lions and Acrobats is one of the many OPM acts who were devastated upon hearing the news of Route 196's closure. The said music venue became LAA's second home as they performed most of their special shows there.
Tangina di na ako makakatugtog ulit sa Route? Totoo ba?— icoy (@icoylaa) August 23, 2020
First gig na napanood ko sa route di ko na maalala kung anong year. 2009? Basta papasok palang ako ng college nun. Graba pa ata yung sahig sa labas. Wednesday night yun. Probs a Terno gig. Tumogs ang Musical O, Sleepwalk Circus, and UDD tas mga 7 lang kami sa audience literal 😂— icoy (@icoylaa) August 23, 2020
Mamimiss ko mag ML sa labas ng route habang naghihintay ng set ☹️ https://t.co/suzgQnvJ1W— icoy (@icoylaa) August 23, 2020
In case you didn't know, the band filmed their MYX Bandarito performance of "Whiskey" at Route 196! Check it out below: