If you have heard of the music of Ryan Cayabyab, you should go watch the concert on Sunday, April 7 in Glendale, California. Use the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Hollywood's special discount code - "FACCHO" when you purchase your tickets at www.ryanryan.eventbrite.com .  

If you have NOT heard or don’t know the music of Ryan Cayabyab, you SHOULD go, because:

(1)     MrC brings his entertaining triple threat vocal group, The Ryan Cayabyab Singers;




(2)       As a multi-award winning Musical Director, he selects a repertoire that works for all audiences, whether you listen to Filipino music or not; 



(3)     As TV host of his long-running TV show “Ryan Ryan Musikahan” he knows how to set up what may be new music to you;



(4)      You may have seen at AMC Theatres last January 2018, the movie musical “Ang Larawan” which he wrote recently won the Asia Pacific Film Festival for Best in Film Scoring;


(5)     Watch or discover the guest artists:​​

  •      An exponent of his teen pop group Smokey Mountain, Geneva Cruz, who popularized the song “Paraiso” whose most powerful lyric is “…this tired and hungry land could expect some truth and hope and respect from the world”
  •      Highly acclaimed jazz artists Mon David and Louie Reyes; if you have not heard them sing, you should;
  •      From the cast of MrC’s numerous musicals and operas, Annie Nepomuceno, Miguel Vera and 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Opera, Tenor Sal Malaki;
  •      Fellow legendary Filipino singer-songwriter, Odette Quesada, who is the Carole King of the Philippines;
  •      Folk dancers Kayamanan ng Lahi will collaborate with young hiphop dance group The Riot using MrC’s music;

(6)       Watch and be inspired by Philippine artists and culture with collaboration with local artists, as experienced their past tours. This is the Ryan Cayabyab Singers 3rd concert tour, and the first after MrC was conferred the title National Artist for Music, a lifetime achievement government award, the Philippine version of the Kennedy Center Honors. MrC received this not only for his music, but for his Elements, Songwriting Camp, Philpop Songwriting Competition, Akapela Open Acapella singing competition, and the Music School of Ryan Cayabyab. 

(7)      His 40-year career as a composer, music director, orchestrator and conductor all started with his award-winning song which goes “Kay Ganda ng Ating Musika, Ito ay atin, sailing atin, at sa habangbuhay, awitin natin.”


The concert will be in Glendale at the John Wayne Performing Arts Center, 1440 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205 on Sunday, April 7 at 6pm. If you had been to Music Arts Events productions at the Ford Amphitheatre, Valley Performing Arts Center, Aratani Theatre, and Alex Theatre, you would know that they do not do Filipino time. Get your tickets online on at www.ryanryan.eventbrite.com and don’t forget to use the promo code FACCHO. 

Tell your friends and family about the show!  Get your tickets now before they sell out!

Edwin A. Santos

From 1995 to 2000, Edwin was hired as Editor for the award-winning popular fansite, 'The Towne Cryer News on Renee Zellweger.' There, he reviewed her movies and wrote about the film business. He returned to blogging in 2015 as Online Press for FilAm Creative's blogsite until 2018. He wrote highlights, spotlights, op-eds and reviews about Filipino American talent in the Hollywood entertainment industry. His extensive and detailed interviews with Executive Story Editor and Writer of the CW’s "DC’s Legends of Tomorrow," Ray Utarnachitt, Film Producer Mark V. Lágrimas of the horror film, "They're Watching," professional wrestler Kris Wolf and other interviews were well received and shared with readers and genre fans alike. One of his op-eds titled, "Self Acceptance vs. Self Denial: This Is My Filipino American Story" went viral and was shared by many including Seattle's Filipino American National Historical Society and New York's "Asian American Life." Currently, he is Editor-In-Chief for the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Hollywood's monthly Arts Business Entertainment (ABE) Digital Magazine. He is also a SAG/AFTRA actor and an award-winning film producer.

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