The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday


Pete Galea Quartet to perform on 27 December

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 08:40 Last update: about 16 days ago

A performance by the Pete Galea Quartet will be taking place at Rumours restaurant in Pietà on 27 December, with Pete Galea on drums, Alan Portelli on bass, Warren Galea on guitar, and Daniel...

Boyce Avenue is about to hit Malta

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 14:06 Last update: about 17 days ago

There aren't many internationally-renowned bands that can claim to be at the top of any category but, Boyce Avenue - a band that got together in 2004 and started uploading covers to YouTube three...

Creating The Planets

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 14:00 Last update: about 17 days ago

Gustav Holst's the Planets is easily one of the most notable and influential works of music written in the 20th century. Its seven movements - each named after a planet in the solar system -...

Boyz II Men return with finger-snapping new CD

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 11:51 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

The guys who gave us "Motownphilly" in 1991 are making fun of themselves these days in a Geico ad in which they harmonize gross digestive side effects at a pharmacy. "If you're Boyz II Men," you make...

Without 1D, Niall Horan walks on the folkier side

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:41 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

From one direction to five, it's been fascinating to listen to what the members of One Direction have been doing on their hiatus. And hold your nose if you must but some of it is really good -...

Prophets of Rage hope to be 'soundtrack for the resistance'

Friday, 3 November 2017, 10:39 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

When it comes to protest music, there's the subtle stuff and the really angry stuff. The all-star band Prophets of Rage takes the latter to a whole new grab-you-by-the-throat level. Their...

Malta Philharmonic takes on The Planets

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11:15 Last update: about 24 days ago

Gustav Holst's epic suite The Planets will be the highlight of a concert organised by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday, 15 November. The concert, which will take place at the...

New country traditionalist Jon Pardi dances to his own beat

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 10:36 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

When Jon Pardi was a kid growing up in Northern California, he was so obsessed with country music that when he was asked his name in preschool, he'd list off the genre's biggest stars. "In...

Pink resurfaces with a slick and gloomy new CD

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:39 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

Things are not as perfect as they might seem in the land of Pink. The three-time Grammy winner may have loads of money, two kids and an 11-year marriage, but her new album is filled with unease and...

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