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Ben&Ben assures fans that bassist is okay after stage accident

Bassist Agnes Reoma got injured during a concert at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati City.

The award-winning indie folk-pop band Ben&Ben has assured fans that their bassist “is safe” after an onstage accident last Saturday.

Bassist Agnes Reoma got injured during a concert at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati City.

Reoma fell through the stage after a hole opened up, while she was jumping to their performance of “Ride Home.”

The accident was caught on video and was uploaded on social media by a netizen with Twitter handle @GeloMigBaylon.

“Sana hindi ka po nagka-injury ate @agnesreoma! Still, thank you for the solid night!! @BenAndBenMusic,” he tweeted.

In reply, the band tweeted: “@agnesreoma has been injured but is safe and conscious.”

“We’ll update you more soon,” they added.

Vocalist Miguel Guico, violinist Keifer Cabugao, and a staff member quickly came to Reoma’s aid after she fell through the hole.

After a couple of minutes, Reoma could be seen crawling out and coming out under the stage floor, eliciting cheers from the audience.

But she was walking with a slight limp.

The accident occurred during Don Bosco Makati’s 66th Foundation Day celebration.

Ben&Ben is one of the hottest OPM acts in the country today with more than 2 million listeners on Spotify alone.

The band has been named “Band of the Year” at the “MOR Pinoy Music Awards 2019” for their song, “Maybe the Night.”

Ben&Ben also bagged the “Group of the Year” and the “Urban Performance of the Year” awards for their song “Pagtingin” from the recent radio station Wish 107.5’s music awards.

The work that catapulted Ben&Ben to success was their song, “Kathang Isip.”

The ode to an imagined romance became the most streamed Filipino song on Spotify in 2018 with over 75 million streams.

Other members of the band include Miguel’s brother, Paolo Guico, also on acoustic guitar and vocal; Poch Barretto on electric guitar; Jam Villanueva on drums; Patricia Lasaten on keyboards; as well as Toni Muñoz and Andrew de Pano on percussions.


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