Ubeda Film Music Festival, Day 1

Dan Spain (2011)

After getting about 10 hours of much needed sleep, I went down to get breakfast, where I bumped into composer Mark Isham and his wife, as well as publicists Ray Costa and Beth Krakower. ¬†Eventually we made our way up to the Hospital de Santiago, where I met up with some more people, and checked out some of the rehearsals – in particular, Blake Neely and Chris Lennertz practicing the three Michael Kamen songs that would be part of tonight’s …

Battlestar Galactica Live Concert

Dan Showbiz

Last night I went to the “Music of Battlestar Galactica” live concert at The Roxy in Hollywood. Hosted by La-La Land Records and Cinemedia Promotions, composer Bear McCreary pulled together a lot of the musicians who play on the show, and filled the night with music and revelry. Hosted by James Callis (Dr. Gaius Baltar), the evening started out with Bear’s brother Brandon (aka BT4) and his band opening with a few songs, before Bear took the stage. The music …