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PAAFF 2021 – Asian American Beats To Jam To – Live Concert

November 12, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Clockwise from top left: Joshua Bation, Marina Murayama, Lukey, and REGOTHERESHEGO

PAAFF’s Asian Music Showcase is back and in-person at Asian American Arts Initiative!

This year’s showcase features an entirely local artist lineup and a variety of music genres: Filipino singer-songwriter and producer Joshua Bation; Marina Murayama, blending synthesized electronic textures and lush orchestral soundscapes; Filipino-American artist and producer Lucas Geniza, aka Lukey; and electronic music artist REGOTHERESHEGO.

This limited-capacity in-person performance will be held at Asian Arts Initiative on Friday, November 12 at 8 PM EST. Buy your tickets here!



Joshua Bation is a Filipino singer-songwriter and producer raised in Philadelphia. Blending both pop & RnB, Joshua’s heart is singing – laying his smooth vocals on songs such as ‘Fall In’, ‘Otherside’ & ‘All Night’.
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Marina Murayama‘s musical writing explores themes of mixedness, decolonization, and accountability. Although Marina has roots in the classical tradition, their current music weaves together synthesized electronic textures and lush orchestral soundscapes. Outside of composing and performing, Marina teaches high school music with the School District of Philadelphia.
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Lukey is the stage name of Filipino American artist and producer Lucas Geniza. The Philadelphia-based musician is recognized as a true multifaceted talent, gifting listeners with rich production, poetic lyricism, and timeless melodies. Since his debut in 2016, the artist has continued to add to a decorated resume that includes over 2.3 million global streams and placements on Spotify’s coveted playlists Soultronic, Fresh Finds, Fresh Finds: Indie, and Fresh Finds: Pop.
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REGOTHERESHEGO a groundbreaking artist with dynamic sound, is making waves in Philadelphia and to audiences across the world. REGO continues to elevate each visual and sonic standard she sets with every new release. She stamps the integrity and depth of her artistry with the latest “Beg for It” music video. Her second solo EP titled “Interlude,” adds to the depth of her catalogue and continues to inspire audiences through her raw and passionately electric music.
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Check out the rest of the PAAFF 2021 lineup here!


November 12, 2021
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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