Eagles, Connor Barwin raises $100K w/ Kurt Vile, The Districts and Tontons benefit show
Jul03

Eagles, Connor Barwin raises $100K w/ Kurt Vile, The Districts and Tontons benefit show

Words By Kevin Stairiker, Photos by Caitlin McCann  Music and sports have always had a tenuous-at-best relationship. On Friday, June 20th at Union Transfer, that relationship was on display for charitable reasons at the first-ever Make The World Better charity event, put on by Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin. With the money from tickets, a silent auction and even the bar all going towards the revitalization of Ralph...

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TOP 5 ‘Must Have’ 4th Of July Songs from our TSI Family!
Jul02

TOP 5 ‘Must Have’ 4th Of July Songs from our TSI Family!

We know… It’s Wednesday, July 2nd. Have you already checked out of work??? Are you sitting at your desk dreaming of 4th of July hot dogs, sparklers, watermelon, and red+white+blue? Well you’re not alone. Judging by my e-mail inbox today, most of your have either psychically or mentally checked out of the office already. So how can you pass the time while counting down the minutes to that ‘hopeful’...

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It’s coming, My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday
Jul02

It’s coming, My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday

This year, My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday is almost a homage to Philly rock artists. Philly’s own War on Drugs and Dr. Dog will both play sets at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Mexico January 31-February 4, 2015. My Morning Jacket will play 3 full shows, Dawes, Sylvan Esso, and returning act - Preservation Hall Jazz Band will each perform one show, Band of Horses will perform two full shows – including one acoustic...

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A Special Bday Show with Surprise Guests and more at Boot & Saddle 7/3
Jul02

A Special Bday Show with Surprise Guests and more at Boot & Saddle 7/3

What’s a better way to kickoff your celebrate ‘Merica weekend?!??! If you’re in Philly tomorrow night, this is the place to be, no doubt. Check out this amazing lineup and buy tickets now. This show will sell out!  American Diamond Recordings Celebrates Marley McNamara’s Birthday Bash ! EIGHT LEGGED PRAWN w/ Ron Gallo, Levee Drivers, The Lawsuits, TJ Kong And The Atomic Bomb Thu, July 3, 2014 Doors: 7:30...

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Discussions w/ Producers Chuck Ainlay (Dire Straits, Sheryl Crow, Sugarland) & Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Dawes,)
Jul01

Discussions w/ Producers Chuck Ainlay (Dire Straits, Sheryl Crow, Sugarland) & Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Dawes,)

Wednesday, June 18th, Rich McKie and I had the pleasure of attending the GRAMMY Soundtables: Behind the Glass event at Drexel University Bossone Research Center.  The event was pretty intimate, with an attendance of about 40 people and panel style conversation with producers Chuck Ainlay (Dire Straits, George Strait, Sheryl Crow, Sugarland), and  Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Dawes, Buddy Guy). Both music moguls reside in...

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