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Set your alarms! 3rd Avenue will release their brand new single on Wednesday.


QUEZON CITY, November 30, 2022 - One of the most recognized and sought-after bands in the wedding and event industry, 3rd Avenue will drop their song “Diskarte” on all music streaming platforms on November 30, 10am PH time. Widely known for their stunning performances and for dazzling party crowds for so many years, “We feel that the time has finally come for us to release our own music”, band vocalist Paolo Ledesma said. "And we're really excited because this is a new chapter for us," he adds.


The composer and drummer of the eight-man outfit, Beng Gatmaitan shares his thoughts about his original composition, "I want this song to connect to the young. Make them feel that this song belongs to them because it talks about their deepest feelings when they fall in love. They are full of emotions, and affection”, Gatmaitan said.


“Diskarte” will pave the way for the group’s much anticipated full-length album entitled “Transverse” to be released during the second quarter of next year.  


As their song hits the shops this week, Paolo and Beng with their fellow 3rd Avenue members Lester Cerda (saxophonist), Muriel Dela Paz (vocalist), Gino Madrid (guitarist), Migs Nuñez (musical arranger/keyboardist), Alchris Ramirez (vocalist), Joy Reyes (vocalist) will promote the track widely on TV, radio and online platforms. 


For updates, follow the official social media accounts of 3rd Avenue on Facebook and Instagram @3rdavenuemusic or visit their website


DISKARTE by 3rd Avenue on Spotify



“3XV Celebrating 15 Years of GreatMusic and Fond Memories”


All roads lead to Music Museum on September 26 to celebrate a milestone in themusical career of 3rdAvenue, fifteen years filled with greatmusic and fond memories.


Composed of Paolo Ledesma (Vocalist),  Beng Gatmaitan (Drummer), Adonis Tabanda (Bassist/Musical Director), Lester Cerda (Saxophonist), Joy Reyes (Vocalist) Smith Javier (Vocalist), Ryan Girado (Keyboardist), Gino Madrid (Guitarist), Miguel Nuñez (Keyboardist), Anthony Dio (Drummer), Joshua Royeca (Bassist), Karen Bingco (Vocalist), Muriel Ting (Vocalist) and Alchris Ramirez (Vocalist), recognized as the Philippines’ premiere wedding band, 3rdAvenue promises a celebratory concert with a career-spanning repertoire.


Paolo, the lead vocalist shares, “In the concert, we shall be highlighting our musical journey. From our humble beginnings, the struggles we faced, the triumphs we have earned and our evolution as young musicians from the original acoustic trio to the band that we presently have now.” 


The band’s name was inspired by Three of A Kind, Ledesma’s favorite trio, the avenue came from the fact that their university was situated in Taft, and third, because they started a three man band. 


 What can people expect from the concert? Ledesma answers quickly, “We will perform a lot of classics from the 80s and 90s, songs that were national anthems of Gen Xers which the millennial dig so much now.”


Expect covers and mash ups of recent hits, as well as OPM classics, Gary Valenciano, Regine Velasquez, Martin Nievera, Sharon Cuneta, Jaya and Smokey Mountain.  

Special guest performers are Jake Zyrus and Morissette.

Ledesma and Gatmaitan conclude, “For all of you who will troop to the Music Museum, we guarantee you one enchanted night with songs that you can sing along with, all the good, hugot and mushy stuff, the great love songs we all grew up with and the ditties that will forever remain in all our collective playlists. We thank you for embracing and loving us.”


The concert’s major sponsors include McDonald’s Philippines, Midastone Construction Corporation, PAGCOR, Fabulous Autoworks, Mototechnik Inc., Getting Married Wedding Coordinators and Event Planners, Nice Print Photography, High Impact and Christine Ong-Te Events. They are fully supported as well by their minor sponsors Lucky Jayjay’s Dimsum Corner, Dental First and Reyes Haircutters.

This concert is proudly presented by TalentWorld and RankOne Productions.


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