Fun Interview with Julian Barrett (Tarja, Asspera, Adrian Barilari)


Interview by Jessica Clingempeel Some quarantine fun with Julian Barrett • What made you want to become a musician?When I was 7, a friend of my family lent us an electric guitar. When I played for first time a fell in love for ever with this incredible instrument. Since this moment up today, all of … Continue reading Fun Interview with Julian Barrett (Tarja, Asspera, Adrian Barilari)

Fun Interview with Christian Kretschmar (Tarja)


Interview by Jessica Clingempeel Some quarantine fun with Christian Kretschmar! • What made you want to become a musician?There’s music on my mind, all the time• What are some of your hobbies outside of music/career?Besides being a passionate photographer, I love to cook • If you had to be anyone else for a day, who … Continue reading Fun Interview with Christian Kretschmar (Tarja)

Review of “The Best of Tarja” in Prague


Review by Jessica Clingempeel | 21.01.20 | © Photos & Videos belong to me, J.C. Tarja had two special shows, one in Romania which was filmed for DVD, and one in Prague which I attended. She played the best of her solo career in new arrangements that would only be heard at these shows. I … Continue reading Review of “The Best of Tarja” in Prague

Tarja on In the Raw


Interview by Jessica Clingempeel | January 15, 2019 With each album, you have grown, gone bigger, and have gotten even better. Did you feel the challenges for this album were easier than previous times or harder?Through the years I have realised that I have become more relaxed with my album productions. This has to do … Continue reading Tarja on In the Raw

Review of Tarja’s Christmas Show in Tampere


Review, Photos, & Videos by Jessica Clingempeel | December 17, 2019 If you are looking for a great Christmas experience, then catch one of Tarja’s Christmas shows. I have been wanting to catch one of Tarja’s classical/Christmas shows and finally this year I was able to mark that off my bucket list. I had tickets … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s Christmas Show in Tampere

A Review of Tarja’s 2019 Festival Shows


Review by Jessica Clingempeel | October 17, 2019 This year I attended three festivals that Tarja participated in. The first was Chania Rock Festival in Crete; the second was Z7 in Switzerland; and the last was with Evanescence in Trnava, Slovakia. Every show she played songs from her previous album ‘The Shadow Self’ and some … Continue reading A Review of Tarja’s 2019 Festival Shows