Paul John Cana

Paul John Caña is the managing editor of Lifestyle Asia magazine and is a live music geek. Email him at or follow him on Twitter @pauljohncana

Mar 2015
CONCERTS 03:04pm, Mar 06, 2015
IN PHOTOS: Christina Perri in Manila

Christina Perri is perhaps best known for her song, “A Thousand Years,” her contribution to the soundtrack of the blockbuster film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1. Her single, “Jar Of ...

Feb 2015
CONCERTS 04:52pm, Feb 15, 2015
Photos and highlights: Boyce Avenue in Manila

It wasn’t their first time to perform in Manila, but Boyce Avenue’s Valentine’s Day show at the Smart Araneta Coliseum was certainly, according to them, their biggest yet. Let’s look back on some of ...

TRAVEL 04:32pm, Feb 01, 2015
Apart from the malls, 3 places to shop in Singapore

MANILA, Philippines – Singapore may be known for a lot of things– glorious food, family-friendly attractions, pulsing nightlife – but when conversation turns to shopping, you can be sure it’s never ...

Jan 2015
CONCERTS 03:22pm, Jan 30, 2015
Katy Perry announces 2015 Manila concert

MANILA, Philippines – Katy Perry is coming back to the Philippines. The pop superstar, who was here in 2009 and 2012, will make a third trip to Manila on May 7, 2015 as part of her Prismatic World ...

FOOD 07:00am, Jan 24, 2015
[Laneway Singapore 2015] What to eat and drink at the festival

Laneway is all about the music, but with 12 hours and more of artists playing nonstop one after the other, fatigue is sure to set in. Audiences will get hungry and thirsty. And where will they get ...

POPE 10:28am, Jan 21, 2015
Pope Francis: What’s the big deal?

To say that Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines was a big deal would be a colossal understatement. For those old enough to remember, the last time the entire country got into such a frenzy was ...

MUSIC 10:25pm, Jan 15, 2015
[Laneway 2015] Royal Blood: Life before the madness

MANILA, Philippines – Few bands have had such a stellar first year as Royal Blood. The British duo composed of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher officially formed only in 2013, but have quickly become ...

MUSIC 08:21pm, Jan 11, 2015
Laneway 2015 Playlist: Get to know the acts

MANILA. Philippines – Some pretty exciting acts are confirmed to play in the Singapore leg of the region’s biggest indie music festival, which happens January 24. We've put together this playlist ...

CONCERTS 10:48pm, Jan 06, 2015
IN PHOTOS: Bastille rocks Manila

MANILA, Philippines – If I had to guess, the average age of the audience at the World Trade Center last night for the Bastille show was about 21. Teenagers tried hard to contain their excitement at ...

MUSIC 02:01pm, Jan 05, 2015
Laneway Singapore 2015 update: Lykke Li out, Jon Hopkins in

MANILA, Philippines – Organizers of this year’s Laneway Music Festival in Singapore have announced a couple of changes to the lineup. Swedish indie singer-songwriter Lykke Li has had to pull out ...