Lovers League Release Tonight! @ Johnny Brenda’s w/ Hezekiah Jones & more . . .
Jun26

Lovers League Release Tonight! @ Johnny Brenda’s w/ Hezekiah Jones & more . . .

Tonight! Lovers League Album Release at Johnny Brenda’s with Hezekiah Jones and more . . . The show is presented by the Philadelphia Folksong Society and will feature Hezekiah Jones, Spinning Leaves and New Sweden.  Lovers League is a collaboration of Philadelphia songwriters Reverend TJ McGlinchey and Dani Mari.  The album release show will also feature a collaboration of Hezekiah Jones & Spinning Leaves (Spinning Joneses...

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Photo Recap:  Tegan & Sara Set The SteelStacks Ablaze with the Help of My Midnight Heart and Gold & Youth
Jun26

Photo Recap: Tegan & Sara Set The SteelStacks Ablaze with the Help of My Midnight Heart and Gold & Youth

Bethlehem, PA welcomed the dynamic duo, Tegan and Sara, to the Levitt Pavilion at the SteelStacks Monday evening.  The crowd was pumped up thanks to the help of the two opening acts, the divine Gold & Youth, and the soulfully sultry My Midnight Heart. Canada’s Tegan and Sara engaged the audience by singing both known and new material, much to the pleasure of a very enthusiastic crowd. The sisters go on to a very busy tour...

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Firefly Music Festival: Day Four Recap
Jun25

Firefly Music Festival: Day Four Recap

By the fourth day of Firefly 2014, everyone looked like a dust bandit. With 80,000 people kicking up the soil, everyone and everything was covered in a fine layer of Delaware dirt. Many festival-goers resorted to wearing bandanas to cover their nose and mouth to keep from breathing all that dust in. Despite the heat and grime, fans still had a ton of music to enjoy on Sunday, including Jake Bugg, the young English rocker whose sound I...

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THE ANTLERS’ TOUR BEGINS TODAY, see them 6/26 In Philly
Jun25

THE ANTLERS’ TOUR BEGINS TODAY, see them 6/26 In Philly

Their tour begins today, and you can see them tomorrow in Philly at Union Transfer! The Antlers‘ begin a month long tour in support of their new album, FAMILIARS. It’s pretty special that you can see them tomorrow, because The Antlers will not be back this way for a month, returning in July with shows in DC on 7/25 & 7/26 in NYC – which will be a homecoming show for this NYC band. The Antlers are gaining some...

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[Album Review and Interview]- The Front Bottoms, A “Rose” EP by Any Other Name
Jun25

[Album Review and Interview]- The Front Bottoms, A “Rose” EP by Any Other Name

“Break your neck,” croons Brian Sella, lead singer of The Front Bottoms, “and I will love you, like a bird that cannot fly.” With a recent explosion in popularity, it’s not hard to see the parallels to having an audience screaming these lyrics back at Sella. It seems that the Front Bottoms can do no wrong, and the recent release of the Rose EP supports that fully. Named in memoriam of drummer Mat Uychich’s recently passed...

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Madsummer Meltdown 5! This weekend, Festie Preview here!
Jun25

Madsummer Meltdown 5! This weekend, Festie Preview here!

By Steven Philips StSteven.com Over the last five years I’ve been immersed in the festival circuit as a fan, journalist, and photographer. I’ve been to many huge festivals as well as most small and medium fests within a few hours drive of Philly. Lots of people ask me about these local events and often wonder which fests they should attend that have the best music, camping, family activities, late night raging, campfires and drum...

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