The Malta Independent 23 March 2019, Saturday


Q&A: Can't stop, won't stop: Famous conductor's show goes on

Friday, 22 March 2019, 09:32 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Benjamin Zander's eyes are shining, and he'd very much appreciate it if yours were, too. The internationally acclaimed conductor has spent half his life leading the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra,...

Dolly-loving Brit Yola explores fusion of country and soul

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 09:30 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

When singer-songwriter Yola was growing up in Bristol, England, her mother's vinyl records were just about the only form of amusement the family could afford. "We didn't have like toys or...

Movies in concert: A celebration of film music

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 09:06 Last update: about 2 days ago

Following the success of last year's concert Movies at the Palace, the Soċjeta' Filarmonika L-Unjoni of Luqa, under the direction of John David Zammit, is holding another spectacular concert...

Steve Poltz's album not as much fun as his concerts

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 09:29 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Steve Poltz, "Shine On" (Red House) Steve Poltz entertained recent concert audiences by impersonating Don Pardo and Harry Caray, reliving a backstage encounter with a naked Flea, and stage-diving...

Tedeschi Trucks Band's 'Signs' is inspirational

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 10:44 Last update: about 11 days ago

Tedeschi Trucks Band, "Signs" (Fantasy Records/Concord) You can't avoid being mesmerized by Susan Tedeschi's singing on "Signs." The Tedeschi Trucks Band has a dozen members, including three...

Robert Ellis switches to keys on 'Texas Piano Man'

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 10:42 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

Robert Ellis, "Texas Piano Man" (New West) Texans play guitar. Stevie Ray Vaughan? Willie Nelson? Buddy Holly? Johnny "Guitar" Watson? Guitarists. Elton John is not a Texan, but when he recorded...

Whimsy and boundary-pushing from Peter Mulvey

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:40 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

Peter Mulvey, "There Is Another World" (Righteous Babe) Midway through Peter Mulvey's new album, he sings about the ravages of time on the tune "Nickel and Dime." It lasts 15 seconds. Mulvey...

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