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Bisrock Fanatic? Watch ‘Gugmang Giatay’, A Bisrock Jukebox Musical

In early 200’s, Bisrock was a big thing. When it lost its popularity, there was Vispop. The third season just recently ended. After Vispop Musical Festival last month, what’s next? 

The Cebuano music scene will once be alive this October 2015 since the musical “Gugmang Giatay” will be officially staged after a series of excerpts played during Vispop 2.0 Finals Night last year and Vispop Music Festival in UP Cebu last month.

Andam na ka? ;) For tickets, contact Adelfa at 09331880999 (Sun). Showdates on October 23 (8pm) and October 24 (2pm and...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Thursday, October 1, 2015


If you’re a Bisrock fan, relive the glorious days of Cebuano music industry. Listen to the popular songs like ‘Tsaeh’, ‘Ang Tigulang’, ‘Inday’, titular ‘Gugmang Giatay’ and other songs you missed from the previous decade.

If there’s something I’m excited about, it’s whether there will be Vispop songs that will be played in this musical.

When asked on why we should watch this musical, Jude Gitamondoc, replied with these 5 great reasons that convinced me to watch this musical:
  • Kini mugna sa OFFBEATS, the same creative team behind 2013's biggest theatrical hit sa Cebu, You've Been Facebooked the Musical.
  • Kini sinuwat ni Medyo Maldito ug Jude Gitamondoc, ang nanagtagik sa kantang makabuang, HAHAHAHasula.
  • Kini nag-feature sa mga kanta sa Missing Filemon, Aggressive Audio, The Ambassadors, Wet Slipperz, Phylum among many other Bisrock bands.
  • Kini Rated PG-13 for profanity and sexual innuendo, kay...
  • Tinuod, makapamalikas gyud ka sa kasakit, kalingaw, kapait, ug kalami ning sugilanon sa gugmang gauros-uros sa pagka-Bisdak!
Tuara, excited na kaayo ko motan-aw! Dali ra gyod ko mailad ug magpailad basta 'Gugmang Giatay' na!


If you want to know the cast and characters of the play, the team behind ‘Gugmang Giatay’ has revealed the talents behind the characters below:

Von Saw as Undo, ang imong boy-next-door nga Bisrocker. Andama ang kilig sa iyang la'a nga mga banat. <3 For tickets,...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Vispop 3.0 Grand Winner Lourdes May Maglinte is Inday, ang dramaturgong katabang nga puno sa pangandoy. Andama ang maoy...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Thursday, September 24, 2015

Eyre Hyamze Dumalagan is Charing, ang pinaka-shofa nga toyabs nga nangita sa iyang one true love. Brush up on your...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Friday, September 25, 2015

Marc Stephen Carter is Ben, ang eye-candy nga call center agent nga tim-os ug hingpit kung ma-in love. Ayaw na'g si'g...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Saturday, September 26, 2015

Paola Pia San Diego is Rihanna, ang tsismosang katabang sa pikas balay nga hilig mag self-talk. Pra-pra ni siya, simang...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Sunday, September 27, 2015

Shane Nicole Reseroni is Helen, ang landlady nga hibi sa pagka-strikta. Di na daw siya motuo og gugma. Weh, ngano kaha?...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Monday, September 28, 2015

Shiella Pestaño Gemperoa is Lola Lucy, ang hipster lola nga tigbantay sa tindahan. Bisan pa sa iyang pagka-sugarol ug...
Posted by Gugmang Giatay on Tuesday, September 29, 2015


If you wanted to know what to expect on this play, here are two excerpt videos staged during the Vispop 2.0 Finals Night and the first Vispop Music Festival in UP Cebu.

Teaser sa teaser.
Posted by Clado Sky on Monday, September 14, 2015


Dubbed as a new Bisrock jukebox musical, “Gugmang Giatay” will hit the stage of CAP Auditorium on October 23,2015 (8pm) and October 24, 2015 (2pm and 8pm) and tickets will be P300 for 2pm show while P300 and P500 for 8pm shows. For ticket orders, contact Adelfa at 09331880999. 


After the successful Vispop 3.0, the fun doesn’t end there! Vispop 4.0 is now official! If you want more good news, here it is: the Vispop team will gather more entries outside Cebu to compete and expand songs of Visayan Pop (Vispop) and OPM in general. Yes, OPM isn’t just composed of the Tagalog music but other Philippines languages like Cebuano, too.

If you are planning to join Vispop 4.0, start writing your entry songs and wait for submission announcements in Vispop’s official Facebook page.

(Note: This is my entry for Day 7 of 30 Day Blogging Challenge organized by Cebu Blogging Community from October 1-30, 2015. #iBlogforCBC #CBCLevelUp #CBC30DayChallenge)


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