Inside SB19’s Zone: Highlights from the P-pop boy group’s third anniversary concert


SB19 put on a captivating two-day live virtual concert called ‘Our Zone’ to celebrate their third year in the industry. The show was held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, making them the first act to hold a live gig at the Big Dome since the pandemic.

From the exciting setlist, spectacular guests, to the different surprises in the show, here are the major highlights from the Filipino boy group’s biggest concert to date.

SB19 performs their hit songs accompanied by a live band

A’TIN was in for a treat during the two-day concert as SB19 prepared an exciting setlist of their biggest hits with the help of a live band headed by the show’s musical director Adonis Tabanda, which added a different flavor to the group’s repertoire.

SB19 opened the show with ‘Mana’ and followed it up with their ballad debut single ‘Tilaluha.’

They also performed their hit tracks like ‘Go Up’, ‘What’, ‘Bazinga’, ‘MAPA’, and ‘SLMT’.

Lucky A’TIN gets access to the live virtual sound check and experiences the concert as audience of the show

Mounting a concert with a live audience in the middle of a pandemic? Well, SB19 makes the impossible possible. Aside from the virtual audience composed of fans from the different parts of the world, selected people were able to watch and experience the concert physically inside the venue, with safety protocols in place.

Access to the live sound check was also available to the fans who availed premium tickets to the show.

SB19 stages a live comeback performing three unreleased songs

To celebrate their third anniversary, three new unreleased songs were performed by SB19 as a gift to their fans who were a big part of their success in the industry.

During the first day of the concert, the group introduced two new songs; their heartwarming gospel-type ballad song ‘Nyebe’ and their upbeat feel-good Christmas song ‘Ligaya’.

On the second day, they exclusively performed ‘WYAT’ or ‘Where You At’ which has a retro 70s disco vibe.

AC Bonifacio, 4th Impact, The Juans, and Josue appear as special guests

A spectacular line-up of guests joined SB19 during their concert celebration. Opening the first day of the show was SB19’s sister group,4th Impact.

Rising solo star AC Bonifacio also performed her latest single ‘Fool No Mo’ and nailed a cover of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ ‘Uptown Funk’ during the event.

On the show’s second day, Filipino rapper Josue opened the show and fired up the stage with his rap skills performing his original songs. Another special guest close to the group was Filipino pop rock band The Juans singing a medley of their heartbreak songs ‘Hindi Tayo Pwede’, ‘Dulo’, and ‘Hatid’. Other songs performed by the band were ‘Anghel’ and ‘Atin ang Mundo’ where SB19 joined them on stage.

The Filipino boy group wows with NSYNC Medley

Granting the request of A’TIN, SB19 pulled off an amazing sing-and-dance cover of the hits of the 90s boyband NSYNC. Pablo, Stell, Ken, Justin, and Josh performed a medley of ‘It’s Gonna Be Me’ and ‘Bye Bye Bye.’

Former staff, mentors, co-trainees, local and international A’TIN surprise SB19 during SLMT

A’TIN surprised SB19 with a recorded fanchant while they were singing SLMT. In the middle of their performance, the song was abruptly cut to make way for a special and heartwarming compilation of video messages from the former ShowBT Philippines staff, mentors, co-trainees, and local and international fans.

It made the group emotional as it brought back a lot of memories in the past which were special to SB19.   

Parents and family members of SB19 appear on stage during MAPA; Ken breaks down upon seeing his sister and uncle

MAPA, the group’s biggest hit to date, was one of the highlights of the second day of the concert as their parents and family members came on stage to accompany them in the middle of the performance.

At first, Ken thought he would again be the only member without a family representative by his side, but eventually got surprised when his sister and uncle appeared on stage. He broke down to tears as he did not expect he would have anyone beside him during the special segment.

SB19 roams around the big dome as they perform ‘Go Up’ for the encore

Ending the show on a high, SB19 delivered an encore featuring ‘Go Up’, the track that started everything for them. They roamed around the venue and interacted with the people behind the cameras, from the staff, crew, and to the audience who joined them in the celebration.

Wrapping up the show, SB19 acknowledged the hard work of the people behind the concert, and left a promise to come back and perform in front of a crowd once the pandemic is over.

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