Nicole Uy

Manila, Philippines
KARPOS / Wanderland Music & Arts Festival
Co-Founder / Head of Creative & Marketing

Meet Nicole Uy, a 10-year music industry veteran and co-founder of KARPOS. KARPOS’ most notable achievement is the Philippines’ annual and premier music & arts festival, Wanderland.

As the head of creative and marketing, Nicole has been shaping the Philippines’ music industry with boundless imagination and musical fervor. Her journey in the industry demonstrates how powerful music & art can be in a concert-hungry nation.



KARPOS is a festival and concert production company best known for founding Wanderland Music & Arts Festival.

Since 2012, KARPOS has mounted 100+ concerts and events and has created four brands, establishing its name in the live music concert scene. KARPOS has brought artists such as Arctic Monkeys, Phoenix, Bon Iver, Two Door Cinema Club, The Kooks, Daniel Caesar, Jacob Collier, Tom Misch, and a whole lot more!

At KARPOS, creating fresh live music and festival experiences is our core—because for us, it is the best feeling in the world.

An annual music and arts festival based in the Philippines, Wanderland Music & Arts Festival is a yearly tradition of good music and good people. Wanderland prides itself in bringing in anticipated international indie bands with homegrown indie acts on the same stage to cater to a diaspora of music tastes. Wanderland has curated a following, making it the premier music festival in the Philippines.


  • Artist genres
    • Band music e.g. rock, indie-rock, indie-pop, etc.
    • Alternative and/or experimental
    • Jazz and/or jazz fusion
    • Hip-hop, Rap, R&B, Soul, etc.
    • Indie Folk
  • Artist types
    • Currently famous acts
    • Legacy acts
    • Up-and-coming acts
    • Undiscovered talents


  • I look for bands to perform at my shows (e.g. promoter, festival owner/curator, venue, etc.)
  • I help bands develop their careers (e.g. A&R, producer, manager, etc.)