Filipino band Kalayo is one of the acts that are set to perform at the 2013 edition of the Penang World Music Festival in Malaysia. Kalayo means ‘fire’ and the group is the new incarnation of Pinikpikan.
Kalayo is a group composed of friends coming from the different corners of the Philippines archipelago. Band members include Sammy Asuncion, Carol Bello, Louie Talan, Boy Garrovillo, Budeths Casinto, Deej Rodriguez, Reli De Vera and Gerry Baguio.
Their sound has been described as melodic pop/rock with a firm foundation in the folk tradition of the Philippines, which in itself is a rich amalgamation of diverse cultures.
Kalayo’s debut album, titled Malaya, was released in 2011.
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