Jayesslee Live in Manila | 2012 Asia Tour

By on May 28, 2012


I first encountered Janice and Sonia Lee, twin sisters born and raised in Australia to Korean parents, when I was looking for an acoustic cover of the song ‘Dare You To Move.’ This song is one of my personal favorites and I sometimes use it to remind myself of hope and redemption. I thought that Janice and Sonia’s cover was well executed and tastefully done. They infused their own style without unnecessarily mangling the well-loved Switchfoot classic.

Well, there are just so many artists doing so many cover songs in Youtube. And unlike American Idol, no judge can shut down your channel just because you sang off key or you chose the wrong song. You must have unique talent and incredible dedication to stand out from everyone else. Janice and Sonia perhaps belong to the exceptional few. Proof of this are the two million hits (and counting) that they got for their Dare You To Move cover, the video of which they uploaded only in November of last year.


The twins have been in Youtube since 2008. Back then they doubted that anyone would notice them until their viral hit cover of Tamia’s “Officially Missing You.” In 2010, they had their debut concert at Los Angeles and soon enough they toured the rest of the world – Canada, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, just to name a few.

Thanks to Becca Music Incorporated, Janice and Sonia are finally coming over for the first time to the Philippines. They will be performing live on June 21, 2012 (Thursday), 7:30 in the evening, at the 3/F Robinsons Forum (Pioneer).

I imagine that it would not just be an evening full of song covers, but that it would also be an intimate affair of good and soulful acoustic music. So I hope that many of Janice and Sonia’s fans would grab this opportunity to finally see them in person.

Jayesslee 2012 Asia Tour: Philippines
3/F Robinsons Forum | June 21, 2012 | 7:30 PM

For tickets, please call Ticketworld (+632 891-9999) or BMI Tickets (+632 910-5524)
Ticket prices:
SVIP (with Meet & Greet) 3,000 | VIP 2,500 | Patron 2,000 | Gold 1,800 | Silver 1,500 | Bronze 800

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Official site http://www.jayesslee.com/



Brennan Mercado
The Philippines

Brennan is an electronics engineer by profession. From time to time, he gets to travel beyond his office cubicle, try new restaurants or catch up with his terribly long list of unread books. He likes museums, spicy food and talking with habal-habal drivers. For now, he's still deciding on whether to play Pokémon GO or not.

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