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Fundraising for TAAL Volcano Relief Efforts 

I am raising funds and awareness for TAAL Volcano Relief Efforts in Batangas Philippines. Thousands of families are displaced from their homes when Taal Volcano erupted January 12, 2020 spewing ash and volcanic rock that covered hundreds of kilometers in the perimeter. While the volcano has entered a calm spell, the  effects of the eruption still lingers leaving many in need of food, water, shelter and clothing.

Batangas is my father's home province and I have been to all the places currently evacuated and it's difficult for me to sit idly by and watch things unfold without doing anything. So with this in mind, I have put up for auction my personal Chapman Guitars ML1 Standard Guitar on Ebay. This is the very guitar I have used in a lot of my video lessons on my YouTube Channel. If you have ever wanted to own a guitar that I have owned and played, this is your chance while helping out with relief efforts for the Philippines. If the winning bidder so desires, I can also autograph and date the guitar for posterity. It will come with a fresh setof my Curt Mangan Signature strings and a pack of signature picks from Anatomy of Sound.

Chapman Guitars ML1 Fundraising Auction on Ebay

Aside from the auction, I am also donating all profits from my t-shirt and merch sales from my Shirtly.PH store in the Philippines and TeeSpring stores for US and Europe. This will be in effect until the end of February.

Philippines Merch Store link: http://shirtly.ph/perfdecastro

US and UK Merch store link: https://teespring.com/stores/perf-de-castro-teespring-store

Finally, if you want to donate by yourself without going through the Ebay auction or merch stores, you can find a list of organizations to send donations to in this list compiled by CNN Philippines.

List of Relief Efforts for donations as compiled by CNN Philippines

NAMM 2020 Day 0: Behind the Scenes on Setup Day 

This may be the very first NAMM2020 video you'll see this year! Enjoy this sneak peek behind the scenes on setup day.

Check out the latest NAMM News from Sweetwater through these links:

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Rivermaya with Perf De Castro US Shows 2019! 

July 2018 I played a FUN show with Rivermaya at 12 Monkeys in Manila and it was so good that we decided to take it on the road! This September 2019, we're playing select cities in the US and will be performing all the beloved Rivermaya hits spawned from the band's 25-year long career. We'll be sneaking in some few surprise songs that will be a treat to the audience!

Click on the pics to buy your tickets and more details:

          

And here's a couple of videos for a taste of what to expect from these shows:

     

See y'all at the shows!

Pinoy Rock Revue in NorCal! 

PINOY ROCK REVUE is a collective that I put together that pays tribute to our Pinoy Rock heroes. We perform Pinoy Rock songs that are rarely heard these days as well as certified Pinoy Rock hits, making this show a must-see event for all Filipino music lovers.

This August 2019 Pinoy Rock Revue comes to Northern California on August 3, 2019 in San Francisco and August 24, 2019 in Sacramento. Enjoy these videos from past Pinoy Rock Revue shows and hope to see you in any or all of the shows!

Buy Pinoy Rock Revue tickets to Aug 3 SAN FRANCISCO

 

Buy Pinoy Rock Revue T-Shirts on Threadless