Music in the Form of Celebration, Memories and Bittersweet Farewells

Music comes in diverse forms, and this month’s local music scene round-up via Music Roll further illustrates the versatility of music.


We start with PhilPop 2016’s big bash celebration of Filipino musicality; the celebrated dream collaborations between Ely Buendia and Itchyworms in “Pariwara”; the indie music taking charge of this year’s first ever Linggo ng Musikang Pilipino; to memories worth recalling in Clara Benin’s songs while we wait for her return; in the never-ending cycle of love, denial, separation and finding new hope all together in new singles of Rico Blanco and Arnold Reyes; and for the ability to create free music in Josephine’s story and The Benchboys’ reunion for one last time.

Let’s always celebrate music in all its forms, with the old and new, with the happy and sad, with beginnings and farewells, but most of all for all its good and enduring memories.

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Top 10 Moments at JaDine’s Extra Special Fans’ Day


1. Long lines of JaDine fans at Music Museum as they are all excited for JaDine’s Extra Special Fans’ Day (March 19, 2015).

2. The stage set for JaDine’s Extra Special Fans’ Day at the Music Museum is extra special.

3. Rizza Diaz and Boom Gonzales hosted the event. Official hashtags: #CBMYumMoments #JaDineForJollibee

4. Nadine Lustre performed “Para-Paraan” while James Reid performed “Bonfire Love Song” for the fans but this extra special day won’t be complete without an extra special duet, “Hanap-hanap.” Official music video below courtesy of Viva Ent.

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