Award-winning Australian guitarist and recording artist Orianthi is in Manila for a rare series of performances, which kicked off to a jam-packed first show at Chef and Brewer in Ortigas Center on August 22. This was followed by yet another successful outing on August 25 19 East in Paranaque, and will culminate tonight at her biggest live circuit performance in the Philippines at the Hard Rock Café in Makati City at 9 p.m.
Orianthi is best known as the favorite guitarist of the likes of Michael Jackson, Steve Tyler, Alice Cooper, and Carlos Santana, among many others. Besides three live shows, the guitar genius also had a special appearance at AMPed, a fund-raising concert of the Midlife Crisis band and AMP on August 22 at Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila. The concert was held for the benefit of the Midlife Crisis band’s music scholars and the construction of classrooms.
Orianthi’s Philippine concert tour—produced by Sanre Entertainment in partnership with Primeline Management and Production, Inc. of Ronnie and Ida Henares—was mounted to promote her latest single, “Every Road Leads Me Back To You.” Before coming to Manila, the artist had just come from performances with Richie Sambora (formerly of Bon Jovi) at the Summer Music Festivals in Japan and Korea.
Orianthi and Sambora—as well as Journey vocalist and Philippine pride Arnel Pineda—are under the same management representation of Sanre Entertainment whose CEOs are Rene Walter and Laura Sanchez.
At her press conference at the Hard Rock Café Orianthi revealed she has been collaborating with Sambora for a recording outing very soon and is very much looking forward to a concert tour with him in 2015. She also enthused about the possibility of a similar endeavor with Pineda.
Best known as the lead guitarist personally handpicked by the late great Michael Jackson for his monumental concert tour This Is It, Orianthi Panagaris or simply Orianthi has played for and with the biggest and most diverse artists in the world such as Michael Bolton, Prince, ZZ Top, Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood, John Mayer, and Dave Stewart, among others.
For inquiries on tonight’s final show, call Hard Rock Café at 8934661. For more details about the artist, log on to www.orianthi.artistintersect.com, www.facebook.com/Orianthi, and @orianthi on Twitter.