Melvoy | Irrelevant Elephants and the SF Bay Area Music Scene
Jul29

Melvoy | Irrelevant Elephants and the SF Bay Area Music Scene

San Francisco and its Bay Area have long been a music, performance, and trend-setting cultural hub, catching the eye – and ear – of the globe through its eccentric and signature flare. One immediately thinks Haight-Ashbury, Dead Heads, hippies, the Summer of Love, rock opera, psychedelic, funk, soul, and rock-a-billy. Hallowed venues like The Fillmore, The Independent, The Greek, Sweetwater, Great American Music Hall,...

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Phil Lesh and Friends to Play New Forrest Hills Tennis Stadium!
Jul28

Phil Lesh and Friends to Play New Forrest Hills Tennis Stadium!

The Capital Theatre and Madison House Presents will host a special Phil Lesh and Friends show on September 21 at the Forrest Hills Tennis Stadium in Forrest Hills, NY. Lesh will bring along Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, Rob Barranco, and John Molo, the longest running cast of Phil Lesh & Friends. Tickets for the show are available now via The Captial Theatre website. Back in November of 2013, Phil Lesh signed a deal with, Peter...

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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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[Interview] with Gathering Of the Vibes Founder, Ken Hays
Jul28

[Interview] with Gathering Of the Vibes Founder, Ken Hays

Interview with Ken Hays, Founder of Gathering of The Vibes   Festival Starts on Thursday! 7/31-8/3 Seaside Park – Bridgeport Connecticut  On Wednesday, July 16th I made a phone call to the founder of The Gathering of the Vibes, who was about to be interviewed by a future first time Vibes attendee. Two weeks and a day before the fest, Ken Hays undoubtedly had more important things to do, however he was more than gracious to take...

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WXPN’s XPONENTIAL FEST DAY 2 – PHOTO RECAP
Jul27

WXPN’s XPONENTIAL FEST DAY 2 – PHOTO RECAP

A wet start turns into a beautiful day at Wiggins Park for day 2 of the XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru and for the night time shows featuring Dawes, Jenny Lewis, and Ryan Adams. Take a look at our day 2 photo recap below featuring Stand Of Oaks, Cj Cheiner and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Dawes, Ryan Adams, Jenny Lewis and more! Come join us for Day 3 of #XPNFEST for @J Roddy Walston and the Business, The Lawsuits, The...

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WXPN’s XPoNential Music Fest – Day 1 Photo Recap
Jul26

WXPN’s XPoNential Music Fest – Day 1 Photo Recap

The 3 day XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru kicked off last night at Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ to a super packed crowd. Day one featured sets from Houndmouth, The Hold Steady, James Cotton, Lucius, Rodrigo y Gabriela and more! Check out the photo gallery below. Stay tuned for day 2 coverage that’s already underway featuring: WIGGINS PARK SHOWS OUR GRIFFINS (12:00 PM-12:30 PM) COMMONWEALTH CHOIR (12:30 PM-1:00 PM)...

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