Sungha Jung Captivates Manila with Enchanting Guitar Night

Rising to fame through his captivating acoustic guitar covers on YouTube, Sungha Jung has amassed an impressive following, currently boasting over 7 million subscribers on the platform.

On February 17, 2024, Sungha Jung, a renowned guitarist, captivated Filipino fans with his exceptional skills. Unlike the high-energy K-pop concerts, Jung’s performance was characterized by a serene atmosphere surrounding the SM Skydome, where the audience was enthralled by the gentle melodies of his guitar. This unique experience offered a refreshing contrast to the typical concert scene, showcasing the power of music in a more intimate setting. The stage itself was devoid of elaborate decorations, focusing solely on Jung and his musical mastery.

The highlight of the concert was Sungha Jung’s “Poetry” album, released in 2022. He played several tracks from the album, including “Neon,” “Photograph” (originally by Ed Sheeran), “The Ocean,” “Dreaming,” and “Rise.” The audience wasn’t just treated to his original work, but also his popular YouTube covers.

These included Yiruma’s “River Flows In You,” Eagles’ “Hotel California” (exclusively available at live shows due to copyright restrictions), and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The latter received thunderous applause, capping off a night of captivating performances at the SM Skydome.

The concert captivated the audience with mesmerizing melodies and masterful displays of acoustic guitar artistry. Sungha Jung’s affection for his Filipino fans shone through as he surprised them with renditions of “Raining in Manila” by Lola Amour and “Ang Huling El Bimbo” by Eraserheads, specifically prepared as a token of appreciation.

He also expressed his eagerness to return to Manila and reconnect with his supportive Filipino audience the following year. The magical evening concluded with a group photo opportunity and a post-show album signing, allowing fans a cherished chance for a closer encounter with the talented musician. A heartfelt thank you goes out to Kbeam Events for hosting the event and delivering a truly exceptional experience.

Photos from Kbeam Events.


  • jaolee1027

    Accountant in the morning, fanboy at night. Oppa is Life's real oppa πŸ˜€ 잘 λΆ€νƒλ“œλ¦½λ‹ˆλ‹€~

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