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,

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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APAP Conf NYC 2011

This year’s annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters brought together nearly 4000 arts presenters from all across the United States and overseas from over two dozen countries. Attendees were treated to multiple performance showcases for 12 hours a day. Some listened to speakers on various topics such as ‘How Technology Will Shape the Performing Arts’ and ‘The Changing

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APAP Conference 2011 – TSI will be there, will you?

The world’s largest performing arts industry event is only hours away in New York City when this years’ Association of Performing Arts (APAP) Annual Conference is being held January 7-11. Over 3,600 arts professionals from 49 States around the country and international participants from 27 countries will be meeting, networking, performing and much more at

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Grace Potter Interview & Full Pic Gallery- Last Night’s Show @ TLA

Check out the photo select photo gallery, by Michael J Trojan, at the bottom of the Grace interview. For the complete gallery click here.. With the legs of a youthful Tina Turner and the swagger of Mick Jagger, Amazing Grace, or more commonly known as Grace Potter is leader of the band that bears her

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Interview with -Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

With the legs of a youthful Tina Turner and the swagger of Mick Jagger, Amazing Grace, or more commonly known as Grace Potter is leader of the band that bears her name. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are on the verge of a national breakout, the only question is when, since it seems evident, its only

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ACL- Richard Thompson Preview

When Richard Thompson performs at this years Austin Limits Music Festival, his many years of residing in mostly relative obscurity are long behind and deservingly so. Audiences around the world have taken notice to what many music critics have long been extolling of his virtues for his combination of magnificent guitar work, dark wit, and extraordinarily

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