The Godfather of Disco and pioneer of Electronic Dance Music (EDM), is set to get the Manila crowd dancing to classic EDM hits on Nov. 19 at Valkyrie Nightclub at The Palace, Uptown, Bonifacio Global City.
As Moroder brings in the ’70s and ’80s vibe with a modern twist, come in your best retro ensemble and get a chance to win tickets to Madonna’s RebelHeart Tour in Manila in February. Or if you choose to channel the Queen of Pop in your outfit, then be among the first 20 patrons to enter Valkyrie for free. The event also features performances by DJ Boyet Almazan.
The legendary producer and songwriter helped invent disco in the ’70s with Donna Summer’sI Feel Love, Love To Love You, Baby and Bad Girls before conjuring the ’80s synth sound of film scores including Scarface, Meet Me Half Way, Top Gun and Reach Out featuring the vocals of Paul Engermann, the song was written as a message of encouragement to the athletes of the 1984 Summer Olympics, Together In Electric Dreams sung by the British singer Philip Oakey, the mega hit is the work of Moroder and it went on to be more successful than the film of the same title. What A Feeling, sung by Irene Cara from the movieFlashdance, was Moroder’s massive hit that went to No. 1 on charts worldwide.
Moroder is officially the most veteran DJ in the world and a collaborator of the new Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories that won three Oscars, three Golden Globes and four Grammys in addition to recently remixing Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett’s I Can’t Give You Anything But Love and Coldplay’s Midnight.
Recently, Moroder released his first solo effort in over 30 years with Sony/RCA with contributors like Sia, Charli XCX, Britney Spears and Kylie Minogue. His first single, the title track from the album, is bluntly titled 74 is the New 24.
Tickets are now available at Valkyrie Nightclub or at SM Tickets (smtickets.com or 470-2222). Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets will also be available at the venue. For VIP tables and other inquiries, call Valkyrie Nightclub at 0917-6808888.
The event is presented by MMI Live, Decadance, Globe, FOX, Johnnie Walker and Marco Polo Hotel.