The Drive-By Truckers Drink, Rock, and Spit Their Way Through Bethlehem
Oct30

The Drive-By Truckers Drink, Rock, and Spit Their Way Through Bethlehem

The gritty back-drop of the Bethlehem Steel stacks set the stage for an evening of some down and dirty rock and roll by the Athens, GA based Drive-by Truckers (DBT). The band played an incredible hour and 45 minute set on Wednesday, October 22 at the Musikfest Café situated in front of the purple-lit steel stacks of the former mill. The complementary voices of Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood, founding members of DBT, play really well...

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[Recap] Bombay Bicycle Club at Union Transfer
Oct30

[Recap] Bombay Bicycle Club at Union Transfer

English rock band, Bombay Bicycle Club played Union Transfer on Tuesday, October 21st to a packed house full of eager fans. The band rolled into Philly towing along energetic openers Luxley from New Orleans, as well as Milo Greene from Los Angeles for some extra pop. All of the bands brought dynamic, uptempo sets littered with their hits while also catering to the earnest and youthful crowd. On stage first was Luxley, a spirited...

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[Recap] Punk Pioneers deliver 37 years later – The Vibrators at Dobbs
Oct30

[Recap] Punk Pioneers deliver 37 years later – The Vibrators at Dobbs

Punk rock on a Monday night? Yeah, why not. Since 1976 UK punk rock veterans, The Vibrators have been known as one of the pioneering bands to grace the scene for the past 37 years. On Monday, October 6th at The Legendary Dobbs on South Street, Philadelphia, the fact-paced trio delivered nothing less than the expected old and new hits with unfringed style and gusto. One of the original founding members, hard-hitting drummer John...

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October 29: This Day In Music History
Oct29

October 29: This Day In Music History

Why October 29 you may ask: Because I was born on this day? Maybe. Because we lost one of the greatest guitarists of all time 43 years ago, and the band he co-founded, The Allman Brothers Band, finished off their career at nearly 1:30 am this morning at The Beacon Theatre? Yes, today marks the 43rd anniversary of the passing of Duane Allman, who just at the age of 24, merely two years after forming the ABB, died in a motorcycle...

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First Aid Kit releases new video ‘Stay Gold’
Oct28

First Aid Kit releases new video ‘Stay Gold’

The Swedish sister’s Klara and Johanna Söderberg of the band First Aid Kit are back at it again with their third album ‘Stay Gold,’ which was released back in June of this year. The sister’s first album was released back in 2010, ‘The Big Black and Blue,’ and their second album, ‘The Lion’s Roar,’ back in 2012. Stay Gold is their first album under Columbia Records, and has already...

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[Recap] San Fermin & Courtney Barnett at Union Transfer: opposites attract.
Oct28

[Recap] San Fermin & Courtney Barnett at Union Transfer: opposites attract.

Last Monday night Union Transfer was bustling and crowded as if it was a weekend show. San Fermin and Courtney Barnett teamed up to bring a unique show. Courtney Barnett & San Fermin each have a unique style. They could not be more opposite of each other. Although…each band complimented each other perfectly San Fermin started off the night with a beautiful set. The eight piece band scattered a moodly lit stage filled with randomly...

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