Ryan Cayabyab Launched an FB live Concert with Local Artists; Fund Raising for those affected by COVID-19

Filipino musician, composer, and conductor Ryan Cayabyab launches a series of Facebook live concerts with some local artists amid the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon.

Also knows as “Bayanihan Musikahan,” the project aims to raise funds for vulnerable sectors of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

On Wednesday, the musician and composer did an FB live to give a preview to what the audience can expect from the performances, that will starts on Monday.

Cayabyab was taking requests from the audience and played “Tuwing Umuulan” and “Araw-Gabi” among other songs.

https://www.facebook.com/100003148509117/videos/2760348940746696/

Artists who have committed to the project are Aiza Seguerra, Lea Salonga, Christian Bautista, Ebe Dancel, Agot Isidro, Chito Miranda, Nyoy Volante, Yael Yuzon, Karylle, Raymond Lauchengco, and The Company.

Some local artists had similar ideas to entertain netizens from the comfort of their homes by doing covers in their social media accounts.

A song cover of “These Days” by Jackson Browne was performed by Johnoy Danao and posted, “mood of this song felt apt for the times.”

https://www.facebook.com/johnoydanao/videos/244252816616198/

Kapuso celebrities Gabbi Garcia and Julie Anne San Jose also dropped their own covers of “Good Grace” by Hillsong United and “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King, respectively.

Also, international artists Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin began the #TogetherAtHome initiative and held a mini gig on Instagram live.

John Legend followed and nominated Miguel and Charlie Puth to put up their own concerts from home.

Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard also do a live performance on Facebook and promise to do it every day.

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