Event: Banda Rito, Banda Roon
Date: May 4, 2002
Place: Jersey City
Banda Rito, Banda Roon was an evening of fun and lively music, featuring 3 live bands, special programmer/singer friends Ben Alvarado and Dennis Sy, and other guests.
Musicians Paul Zurita, Leonardo Javier and Anthony Ruda of JCL Override rocked the ouse with “Christian rock”. Cool jazz was provided by Blue Water, featuring Maria Santos as lead singer with musicians Eric Patino, Ronnie Sabangan and Richard Saguirre. Upbeat and energetic pop/alternative music was showcased by Socket 7, featuring musicians Juan Miranda, Richard Saguirre, Ronnie Lao, Antonio Reyes with singers Lou Navarro and Baloi Valenzuela.
The event was held for the benefit of FITG’s “Handog Aral”, a project which aimed to sponsor at least one financially needy college student pursuing a Computer Science degree at the University of the Philippines.