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“Odette Quesada All Hits Concert Series” Delivers Unforgettable Musical Journey, Fans Rave About Experience

May 22, 2024 AT 06:48 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 21, 2024 – The recent “Odette Quesada All Hits Concert Series,” presented by AIP Media Productions, Inc., Crossover Events, and TFC, that was held back-to-back recently at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA, and at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, CA, left audiences spellbound with its blend of timeless melodies and heartfelt performances.
The event, which featured guest artists Jaya, Felson Palad, and Raymond Lauchengco, with the opening act by Jeremy and Justin Garcia, celebrated four decades of musical brilliance from Filipino songwriter and composer Odette Quesada. The concert series received overwhelming praise from fans who were moved by the experience.
From the opening notes of “Don’t Know What To Do,” to the final encore of the much-requested “Friend of Mine,” the two shows proved the enduring legacy of Quesada's music, with fans expressing their admiration for her talent and the impact of her songs on their lives. Attendees took to social media to share their thoughts and feedback, with many describing the concerts as "unforgettable" and "emotional."
Genevive from Glendale says the show brought back childhood memories, enumerating songs that resonated with her especially in relation to her love life during her younger years.
One fan, @amaranthus1898, commented on social media, "I had so much fun at Fox Theater last Sunday night!” She added that her favorite song is “To Love Again”, so she was super happy to hear Quesada sing it while she was playing on the piano. This fan was moved to tears.
In addition to praising Odette Quesada's performance, fans also commended the overall production and organization of the concert series. Maureen from Los Angeles found the concert “unique and memorable” because they felt like they (fans) were part of the show.
“It's clear that Odette's music has had a profound impact on people's lives,” observes AIP Entertainment Co-Founder Saripaz Villar. They hope to be able to bring more shows that global audiences would enjoy.
In his social media post, Noel Ferrer, the other co-founder of AIP Media, expressed gratitude to those who watched  the show in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He exclaimed that “It has been an amazing leg for this initial U.S. tour. This All-Hit series is a gift that keeps on giving.”
ABS-CBN International Head of Events Business Development Kerwin Du commented, "The outpouring of love and support from fans at the Odette Quesada All Hits Concert Series was truly heartwarming, and we are honored to have been part of this unforgettable celebration."
Crossover Events Head Rio Manotoc acknowledges that preparations for the back-to-back concerts were not a cakewalk, but “we brought so much joy to the audiences who came to our shows, and for me, that is already our win.”
Below are moments from the concerts captured in photos.

Twins Jeremy (left) and Justin (right) Garcia, recent alumni from “The Voice,” opened “Odette Quesada All-Hits Tour with an amazing rendition of “I Love You More Now. (Photo by Miguel Carrion)

In a segment she calls ‘Songs People Thought I Wrote,” Odette Quesada sings “Tell Me” – written by Louie Ocampo and originally performed by Joey Albert. (Photo by Miguel Carrion)

Gospel recording artist Felson Palad delivers a stunning rendition of “Give Me a Chance.” (Photo by Miguel Carrion)

‘Queen of Soul’ Jaya and Odette Quesada do a passionate duet of “Sana Dalawa ang Puso Ko.” (Photo by Miguel Carrion)

Jaya delivers a very soulful performance of “Love Me Again.” (Photo by Miguel Carrion)
Odette Quesada (left) and Jaya (right) are joined by special guest, Fe delos Reyes (center), as they sing “Amerikana,” a song that talks about the frustration and hope of the Filipino American immigrant experience, with words and music by the late Bodjie Dasig & Odette Quesada from the musical AMERIKANA Made in the Philippines. (Photo by Miguel Carrion)

Raymond Lauchengco sings “I Need You Back” and invites the audience to sing the chorus with him. (Photo by Miguel Carrion)

Former heartthrob and 80’s icon, Raymond Lauchengco, still melts hearts as fans grab at a chance to take photos with, or steal a kiss from, him. (Photo by Sam Simbulan)

Headliner Odette Quesada goes to the audience during the final moments of the show. (Photo by Sam Simbulan)

All-star cast sing the catchy finale – “Growing Up” – to the thrill of the audience who got up on their feet and sang and danced along as well. (Photo by Sam Simbulan)

Renowned singer-songwriter, Odette Quesada, performs a crowd-favorite, “Friend of Mine” to a delighted and packed Fox Theatre. (Photo by Sam Simbulan)

Artists (L-R) Felson Palad, Jaya, Odette Quesada, and Raymond Lauchengco take a photo with VIP guests, Vice Consul Adrian Baccay and Consul Vanessa Bago-Llona of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, during the Meet & Greet after the show. (Photo by Miguel Carrion)

One of the many groups of fans who signed up for Meet & Greet after the show. (Photo by Miguel Carrion)
A longtime fan waited in line to get her vinyl records autographed. (Photo by Sam Simbulan)

Fans patiently wait their turn for a photo opportunity with the artists during the Meet & Greet after the concert. (Photo by Sam Simbulan)

Representatives of AIP Media Production, Inc., TFC, Crossover Events, and AG Premier teams pose for a group photo with the artists at the end of the successful back-to-back shows in LA and SF. (Photo by Sam Simbulan)

As the echoes of applause fade away, the memories of the Odette Quesada All Hits Concert Series will continue to resonate with fans for years to come. The series was presented by AIP Media Production, Inc., TFC, and Crossover Events.
The class act that she is, Quesada thanked each one of the guest artists, the producers, the band, the technical team, the make-up artists, the sponsors, and “everyone who joined us on May 11 at the Alex Theater and May 12 at the Fox Theatre – your presence made the celebration truly special.”
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Pia Lopezbanos-Carrion
Corporate Affairs & PR
ABS-CBN International