Andy Brown, a glass-half-full​ kinda guy.

There’s nothing like being on the edge of death to appreciate life. And this performer has had the experience twice. Andy Brown hails from Fazakerley, England where he began his music career at the Academy of Contemporary Music. There he met his bandmates forming a group called ‘The Groves’. While studying at just 19 years…

The Moffatts – A reunion tour with a youthful energy

As the crowd lined up at the New Frontier Theater last Saturday night, the exuberance on everyone’s faces was plain to see. Backstage the mood was quite similar. The band was calm, cool and collected yet with an underlying sense of excitement. The atmosphere was understandable considering it has been nearly two decades since this…

Aaron Carter, on the comeback trail…

The mood backstage at the Aaron Carter concert was energized yet relaxed with a confident ease and down to business when it came to technical aspects of the event. I had the chance to chat with Aaron while in make-up and I found he is one of the more relatable artists that you’ll run into;…

Khalid brings American Teen to Manila…

Most folks never find their purpose in life, but one could argue that Khalid Robinson has certainly found his. Known by his stage name as simply Khalid, this young man hails from Texas and has recently burst onto the music scene with a unique mixture of old soul and fresh pop. Music that catches your…

Tower of Power: Layin’ down a funky groove in Manila…

Whoever came up with the expression, ‘blew the roof off the joint,’ must have just experienced a Tower of Power concert. Obviously not a literal interpretation, the Smart Araneta Coliseum still has the Big Dome intact, however, the band’s famous five-piece horn section had the audience take notice from the first coordinated blast.With an uncanny […]

Eleanor in Times Square

Eleanor Dubinsky has found the tender edge where jazz, world, and pop sensibilities meet emotionally forthright songwriting. Composing in English, French and Spanish, the indie songstress is noted for her soothing, sultry vocals, enlivened by Latin, Brazilian, American and West African rhythms. Accolades include being named “Best Up and Coming Francophone Singer in NYC” by…