[dropcap]R[/dropcap]emember the After Image Band? They were one of the top rock/alternative bands in the 90s who produced four hit albums.
Led by vocalist Wency Cornejo, they produced such hits as “Habang May Buhay” (While There’s Life), “Next in Line“, “Ulan” and “Mangarap Ka” (Dream).
When the band disbanded in 2011, Wency Cornejo pursued a solo career and went on to record chart-topping songs himself, such as “Magpakailanman“, the theme song of the TV drama series of the same name of his mom, Mel Tiangco and the monster hit, “Hanggang“. In 2004, he won as Artist of the Year in the NU Awards. Since then, Wency has based himself in Davao City and is still in demand in concerts here and abroad.
Now, for all his fans out there in SoCCSkSarGen, the good news is, Wency Cornejo will be performing on Mother’s Day here in General Santos City, May 10, 2015, a Sunday.
The Alpha Phi Omega GenSan Alumni Association, Maharlika Group (APO-GAAM) together with Mayor Ronnel C. Rivera and the Local Government of Gen. Santos, DOLE Philippines, Mayor Shaj Khan “Pong” Pendatun, of SK Pendutun, and Gerardo’s School of Culinary Arts, is spearheading this benefit dinner concert and has titled it, “Hanggang May Pag-Ibig”, A Mother’s Day Benefit Dinner Show with Wency Cornejo.
Wency will be accompanied by two world-class guitarists in this acoustic concert, singer-composer Marc Velasco and Vic Nicolas who will both be flying in from Manila. Both sessionistas have joined him in his concerts abroad.
Aside from his own hits, he will also be rendering his own versions of hits of the 90s OPM Bands plus his take on some new love songs and more…. all of these as a special treat to the mothers of Gensan and beyond.
Making this even more exemplary, a sumptuous five-course dinner will be served by the Gerardo’s School of Culinary Arts. Wouldn’t that make your moms love you even more?
“Hanggang May Pag-Ibig: A Mother’s Day Benefit Dinner Show with Wency Cornejo” will be held at Dome A of Venue 88, along Mabuhay Road. The doors will open at 6:00pm and dinner will be served promptly at 7:00. The show will commence soon after everyone has partaken of the meals.
Tickets are priced at P1000.00 (One thousand pesos) each only and includes a seat at the concert plus the aforementioned 5-course dinner with drinks. Additional drinks will be on sale at the venue.
The proceeds of Wency Cornejo’s Mother’s Day Acoustic Dinner Concert in GenSan are for the benefit of the community service projects of Alpha Phi Omega Gensan Alumni Association (Maharlika) or APO-GAAM.
Only a LIMITED number of tickets will be on Sale because the organizers want it to be an intimate Mother’s Day affair. For reservations, please call these numbers: 0923-144-5019.
“Hanggang” is also sponsored by Brod and Glan Mayor Victor James “Tata” Yap, ASIA UNITED BANK, PLANTERS DEVELOPMENT BANK, Brod Domingo Gumban of MFN Builders, Brod Sonny Barriatos, Digital Tours and Films Productions, Catena Security Inc..
In ending this, here’s Wency Cornjejo’s “Hanggang” on audio with its lyrics, in case you want to be reminded of how good he is and why you should not let your mothers and yourselves miss his once-in-a-lifetime acoustic concert in Gensan.
Isn’t this the best gift you could give your moms on Mother’s Day to show them how much you truly LOVE them for all they have done to you? MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW! Call 0923-144-5019.