Bernie & Pod
The name Bernie & Pod was derived from the founder band members’ name and profession…Bernie for Bernard and Pod for Ivan’s profession (Podiatry).
Bernard and Ivan have known each other for more than 20 years and in 2014 they decided to raise funds for children being taken care of by the Ursuline Sisters by performing an acoustic gig. In 2015 Duncan was invited to join the acoustic duo as a percussionist. The band never looked back and together as a team they strive to produce innovative and unique music.
Bernie & Pod do their utmost to produce innovative and unique kind of music, mainly in Maltese. The band has released three original songs, each song being accompanied with a music video. Apart from their original productions, they also perform in different local festivals and have been invited to perform in well-known events such as The Farsons Great Beer Festival, Rockestra and Birgu Fest. They also perform in various pubs around the Maltese Islands where they are distinguished for the vibe they create throughout their gigs.
In 2017, Bernie and Pod’s original song Int u Jien dal-Miled was chosen as one of the main songs to be performed by the band in the National Christmas Concert organised by the OPM where the band was also accompanied by the Malta Youth Orchestra.
Bernie & Pod are continually working on new material to provide you with an exceptional music experience.
On 18, 19 and 20 March, 2021 they took part in the returing music Festival, Mużika Mużika - Festival Kanzunetta Maltija with the song Ħudni Lura penned by Ivan Farrugia and composed by Bernard Bonnici.