Moody Blues at Musikfest 2014
Aug20

Moody Blues at Musikfest 2014

Photography by Steven Philips StSteven.com, Story by Honest Rob Hamill What show do I choose at my 30th Musikfest, when there are ten nights of shows with fifteen stages? It’s the only time of year that you can just wander the historic streets of Bethlehem, PA, beer in hand, going to hundreds of concerts of all varieties, and sampling delicious food and drink at every turn. So seeing the Moody Blues as the featured band on...

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[Coverage] Gathering of the Vibes 19 – 2014
Aug18

[Coverage] Gathering of the Vibes 19 – 2014

Photography by Steven Philips StSteven.com, Story by Kelsey Levenick Everything that happened last weekend in Bridgeport, Connecticut was extraordinarily out of the ordinary. This was my first year attending Gathering of the Vibes, so I had zero expectations for anything, from the drive, to the people, right down to the weather, and the experience was something I won’t soon forget. The drive from Philadelphia to Bridgeport was very...

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Steely Dan at Musikfest 2014
Aug15

Steely Dan at Musikfest 2014

Photography by Steven Philips StSteven.com, Story by Josh Philips Wednesday night at Musikfest exceeded all expectations, and turned out to be an excellent night of music. From the local Quakertown acts which started the evenings affairs, to the climactic performance from Steely Dan on the main stage, there was a little something for everyone. Our evening started off indoors, where one man act Jon Braun told stories about his...

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[Coverage] Leon Russell Brings his Soulful Rock and Roll to Sellersville
Aug01

[Coverage] Leon Russell Brings his Soulful Rock and Roll to Sellersville

Photography by Steven Philips StSteven.com, Story by Scott Burmun Leon Russell was the main attraction on a perfect Tuesday night at the Sellersville Theater.   An old theater in Bucks County, PA having been given new life from recent renovations is the backdrop to the night’s enjoyment.  The stage was set and ready to go with the legendary white baby grand piano pin striped in flames.  Up The Chain was a pleasant surprise opening act...

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[Coverage] Bernie Worrell Orchestra in Ardmore, PA
Jul28

[Coverage] Bernie Worrell Orchestra in Ardmore, PA

Photography and Story by Steven Philips StSteven.com I’ve seen Bernie Worrell a number of times in the past few years, usually with Steve Kimock, both in Philly and at Gathering of the Vibes. But the Bernie Worrell Orchestra was a new group for me, and the feel of the music was also new. Starting out with a moody improvisation, Bernie seemed to be just putting some sound out into the air as he took in the atmosphere and felt for a...

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