David Uosikkinen @ World Cafe Live – Philly

Tuesday night at the World Cafe Live Philadelphia, David Uosikkinen brought his 5th  In the Pocket record release party and the packed house enjoyed every minute of it.  The night was designed to celebrate the release of the cover of Robert Hazard’s classic song, “Change Reaction”.  With Robert’s wife Susan in attendance along with family, many old time friends and fans, we are sure Robert was smiling down on...

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APAP 2012, Awards Many and Highlights Amazing Talent

Words by – Bob Rose || Photos by Ron Ozer:    Each year thousands of people from around the world associated with the performing arts gather in New York City for the annual APAP (Association of Performing Arts Presenters) conference. Tri State Indie sent a team to cover the large event which consumed three floors consisting of 400 company booths, featuring over 1,000 live performances, hundreds of workshops & speaker...

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APAP 2012 Does Not Disappoint In World Music

Words by Bob Rose || Photos by Ron Ozer :       The APAP conference is one of the highlights of the world music community where agents and musicians from around the globe converge on New York to hear the very latest and greatest artists the world has to offer.  Over the past 10 years, thanks to Bill Bragin (Acidophilus), Isabel Soffer  (Live Sounds) and Shanta Thake  (Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater) as well as the considerable...

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Newport Folk Fest 2011 Wrap-up

Review By Bob Rose  || Photos by Bob Rose and Ron Ozer Attending the Newport Folk Festival for the first time, I now understand fully why the magic that surrounds and celebrates one of the oldest folk festivals in the country has captured the hearts & musical souls of those whom attend. This is probably one of the reasons the festival sold out in advance this year in spite of the current economic decline in the US. Located on one...

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The Queen Opens! Wilmington, DE

In 2004 World Cafe Live opened its doors in Philadelphia. Seven years later World Café Live is debuting it’s second venue, which opened yesterday in downtown Wilmington Delaware inside the historic Queen Theatre. It seemed only fitting that musician Sonny Landreth, who helped break ground for the Philadelphia WCL location, took part in the opening festivities. He came not with a gold shovel in hand, but with his electric guitar &...

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