Archive for the 'Collective Members' Category

Rest in Power: Randy Maguigad

Monday, June 21st, 2010

On Sunday, June 20 at 6:16 p.m. Randolph “Randy” Bassig Maguigad died due to blunt trauma to the chest at the Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago. He was found unconscious mid-afternoon on Saturday, June 19th pinned between his vehicle and an electrical post in the back alley of his home by his neighbors. His lungs […]

Bagwis Upcoming Spring Events

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Chicago, IL – Bagwis has been relentlessly been working over the winter time. Each collective member has been enriching our community through, music, theater, conferences, radio and various other forms of community work. This spring time we have some things in store for you!! March 20, 2010 – Census Event – Wilbur Wright College at […]

BAGWIS Releases “UMALPAS KA!”: Rare Album of Unreleased Tracks to Support Fil-Am Youth Movement

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Purchase the Album Now on at Soulworks Records! CHICAGO – BAGWIS, a musical and performance group collective of Filipino immigrant and U.S. born activists, cultural workers, and musicians is releasing UMALPAS KA! (Break Free!) as a digital download available from Soulworks Records. UMALPAS KA! is the second release by the Chicago band and is a […]

FREE SHOW, New band member, One Movement!

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Catch us for a free show at the Funky Buddha Lounge at 728 W Grand Ave. Get there before 10 PM and mention “BAGWIS” at the door to ensure your free entrance. This is going to be a very special show for us. This is officially our first full band and full set performance since […]

Change of guard, photo shoot, workshops and immigrant rights!

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

A new season is blooming beneath the ash of yet another Chicago winter and Bagwis is getting ready for a busy schedule for the next coming months… with a few new changes to the line up! After a few months of being on performance hiatus, BAGWIS has begun lining up its spring workshops and performance […]

The Sounds of Winter Solstice

Friday, December 19th, 2008

On this winter solstice evening, in the midst of a nasty winter storm that just hit Chicago, the Bagwis collective will be heading into the studio tonight to begin working on recording projects… particularly for the submission of the first ever Chicago Pinoy Music Scene double compilation album. There are a few songs we have […]

Supporting AIDS Awareness

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Je Cacnio Nepomuceno (Singer, songwriter and collective member of Bagwis) is currently working with BeHiv (Better Living with HIV) where she recently helped pull together the current Emerging Energy Art Exhibition of work from Art Therpy Clients and other supportive individuals. Among the artists is also Bagwis’ very own guitarist Raven Guerrero. Emerging Energy BEHIVs […]