Everyone is going through their own personal battles in life and a lot of us have yet to overcome many of those battles. As we go on looking for solutions to the countless number of our struggles, we try to seek for comfort and relief in order to help us and motivate us to get back on track – whether it’s through family, friends, loved ones, or even through something just as simple as music.
Text by F. Maria Regalado
Over 50 stages were announced for this year’s Fête de la Musique. While the festival had long been hailed for the scale and the variety of its pocket events, this year truly delivered on the promise of having something for everyone—no matter how niche the following.
Text and photos by Charms Tianzon
“Jopay, kamusta ka na?” Probably one of the most heard words in the history of the local music scene from 2002 and at present, this lyric quote is penned by Monty Macalino: the main man of the band Mayonnaise. It had been 17 years since the band started and for Mayonnaise, having a first ever solo concert at the Music Museum feels surreal. Thus, the gig is billed “Akalain Mo 'Yun: Mayonnaise Live at the Music Museum.” This upcoming concert is set on June 29, Saturday, 7:30 PM.
Text and main photo by Marz Aglipay; Artist photos courtesy of Ephesus Teatron Group
There are some stories that stand the test of time when told through music. As it stands, foreign influences in music has made the masses unfamiliar to the sound of Kundiman, a traditional Filipino genre of love songs.
This coming Independence holiday, Ephesus Teatron Group offers "Reminiscences", a performance of Kundiman and folk songs performed through story-telling the sound of Filipino pop tunes from a different era.
Warehouse Eight, Kwago and Michael Lorenzana Videography and Photography collaborate to bering us a new edition of Echoes PH. For the first time this intimate gathering will have no microphones and just whispers Commune Café Bar in Poblacion on April 10, 2019, 8pm - 12 midnight.
Text by Jazminne Joice Peña, Photos by Aubrey Moral
Celebrating a night of classical music and artistry, the country’s leading orchestra and one of the top musical ensembles in the Asia-Pacific region, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) commemorates their 45th anniversary and 36th concert season at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on March 15, 2019. Together with guest conductors and soloists who played vital roles in their musical journey, PPO is set for another unforgettable concert season for their Filipino fans.
Brooklyn based keyboardist and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin joins other music heavyweights Robert Glasper, Anomalie, Laneous, Ruby Ibarra, IV of Spades, and many more!
Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival is excited to announce the full lineup of artists for its 9th edition happening on March 1-2 in a new venue in Puerto Galera’s White Beach.
Joining headliner Robert Glasper on the first day of the festival is music producer, keyboardist and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin. McFerrin released his debut album Early Riser in 2014, which features guest appearances of several Malasimbo artists including Nai Palm of Haitus Kaiyote and Robert Glasper.
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