New York City – Fil-Am singers Kirby Asunto and Jared Martin will perk up the stage for the upcoming extravaganza of the GMA Pinoy TV ‘Sikat Ka, Kapuso!’ this April. Kirby and Jared are well-loved performers in the Philippine community in the East Coast.
“I am definitely excited to be singing for the event and it will be my very first gig since coming home from the Philippines,” said Kirby in an interview. She is currently on a national singing tour in the Philippines, and will be back in the US in time for the Kapuso concert on April 7 at the Newark Symphony Hall in New Jersey and on April 8 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, Canada.
Kirby is a favorite singer of Filipinos in the East Coast who has proven herself versatile in pop and Kundiman genre. She sang the Philippine National Anthem in the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley boxing bout in 2012 and has recorded her first single “Exist” in 2015.
Kirby will perform in the star-studded concert, along with Jared, a rising classical balladeer and stage actor.He is currently rehearsing for his performance on The World Goes Round, a musical production of the Ocean County College Repertory Theater Company which opens on March 8 at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts in Toms River, NJ.
“I am very excited to be performing with so many talented artists from Manila. I always take these opportunities to learn from these performers about their craft and their artistry. I cannot wait to watch them perform, and to share the stage with such talented Filipino artists,” he said.
The Sikat Ka, Kapuso! concert features Dingdong Dantes who returns to the US after his successful shows in 2017. Dingdong, who top billed the recently-concluded Alyas Robin Hood 2, will entertain the Kapuso abroad with pop-rock songs that they can surely sing along with Real-life couple Kapuso Drama King Dennis Trillo and Ultimate Star Jennylyn Mercado will do a duet during the show.
Kapuso Premier Drama Actress Lovi Poe, who co-stars Dennis Trillo in the sexy romantic comedy series The One That Got Away, is also returning to the show together with Kapuso comedian Betong Sumaya.
GMA Pinoy TV is once again bringing the Kapuso Abroad’s most requested artist – no less than Pambansang Bae Alden Richards to the show. With today’s hottest Kapuso stars performing in New Jersey and Toronto, the Kapuso abroad can expect nothing but pure fun and entertainment.
SikatKa, Kapuso! is a GMA-produced event which aims to bring Filipinos abroad closer to home via its international channels GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV, and GMA News TV International. Stay informed by following GMA Pinoy TV on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.