Luna Light Music and Arts Festival – This weekend! Interview w/ Manifested
Jul11

Luna Light Music and Arts Festival – This weekend! Interview w/ Manifested

Is a festival full of progressive space rock, all-night atmospheric mood music, and plenty of arts and crafters your thing? If so, the Luna Light Arts and Music Festival should be on your to do list this weekend. One of the bands performing this weekend is Manifested. This four piece is a progressive electronic funk rock band comprised of Michael Rabito, Chris Mario, Steve Slaughter, and Bharuaw Avhad. I had the privilege of...

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New video  – Ron Gallo “Fine Diners & Finer Whiners”
Jul10

New video – Ron Gallo “Fine Diners & Finer Whiners”

Photo and music video by Caitlin McCann New music video from Ron Gallo “Fine Diners & Finer Whiners” from new album, “RONNY”. Video by Caitlin McCann Starring: Vanessa Winters, Katie Jo Knaub, Machele Nettles, Kate Bernhardt, Reed Kendall, Kyle Perella, Dan Bruskewicz  WATCH: [youtuber youtube='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jgroxBdADI&feature=youtu.be']   “Fine Diners & Finer...

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Warped Tour 2014 Heads to Camden, NJ this Friday
Jul10

Warped Tour 2014 Heads to Camden, NJ this Friday

  The kids are out of school, the temperatures are rising and summer is in full swing, that can only mean it’s time for one of the favorite tours, Vans Warped Tour. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Warped Tour kicked off back in June and shows no signs of slowing down when it ends its run in August. Warped Tour has always been “the go to tour” to see hot up and coming bands, and this year is no exception. This year...

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Saturday in the Park Fest! Splintered Sunlight, TK Kong, Swift Technique, Philly Bloco
Jul09

Saturday in the Park Fest! Splintered Sunlight, TK Kong, Swift Technique, Philly Bloco

The former staff of The Blockley has put together a big outdoor concert experience in Liberty Lands Park- Northern Liberties- on July 19th! And it’s all for a good cause - Portion of proceeds will be donated to InLiquid & Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association non-profits  Saturday in the Park will feature 4 fantastic Philly bands, a beer truck sponsored by Starr Hill brewery, local food trucks, and 30 craft vendors,...

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A Thorough Preview of the Hudson Music Project happening this weekend
Jul09

A Thorough Preview of the Hudson Music Project happening this weekend

The inaugural Hudson Project Music & Arts Festival will take place in Saugerties, New York this coming weekend and boasts, for my money, arguably the deepest, most eclectic independent artist lineups of any festival this summer. When festival organizers MCP Presents first announced the festival months ago, it was met, by me anyway, with great skepticism. Their staple Camp Bisco was rumored to be canceled for the year (it later was...

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American Diamond Recordings Throw a Party at Boot & Saddle
Jul07

American Diamond Recordings Throw a Party at Boot & Saddle

  We all know that Philadelphia has musical talent running through the lifeblood of this city. In 2014, there is a growing collective of those talented local artists that are coming together under the label of American Diamond Recordings, founded by Toy Soldiers’ Ron Gallo. Thursday night at Boot & Saddle was home to the first-ever American Diamond Recordings party, where all the bands under the label would perform (Ron...

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