[Coverage] Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies & Exodus – The Tower Theater
Dec03

[Coverage] Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies & Exodus – The Tower Theater

The Tower Theater floor was open for general admission Sunday night for the bands enthusiastic fans, with the balcony and the back of the house available with seats. Exodus opened the show to a head banging, crowd surfing crowd. It was clear that the opening bands had a dedicated fan base that expected colossal performance and they did not fail to deliver. Their performance consisted of 6 memorable songs. Their guitarist Gary Holt...

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[Recap] Happy Funkday Philadelphia – PFH and Motet at Underground Arts
Dec01

[Recap] Happy Funkday Philadelphia – PFH and Motet at Underground Arts

PFH and the Motet at Underground Arts Nov 20, 2014 Photography by Steven Philips, StSteven.com Story by Kathleen Orlando The Philadelphia Funk Hustle and Motet show at Underground Arts left me at a loss for words. I was so completely involved from the time Philly Funk Hustle opened with a Phish cover to Motet’s encore that the three and a half hour show seemed to fly by. The crowd was phenomenal, and both of the bands seemed to feed...

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood Release New LP On Vinyl for Black Friday
Nov26

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Release New LP On Vinyl for Black Friday

Chris Robinson Brotherhood will release Try Rock ‘N’ Roll- a limited edition 12″ vinyl exclusive EP featuring four cover songs- on Black Friday, November 28. Only 1400 copies of the EP will be pressed, and available soley at independent record stores, and will feature three new studio recordings and one live recording. The studio tracks will include “Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birminham,” a Delaney Bramlett/Mac...

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[RECAP] Money Sucks Friends Rule Tour: Dillon Francis at Echostage 11/21
Nov26

[RECAP] Money Sucks Friends Rule Tour: Dillon Francis at Echostage 11/21

Dillon Francis is currently on his Money Sucks Friends Rule (MSFR) Tour 2014 in celebration of his extremely successful newest album. This past Friday, Nov. 21, Francis brought his killer tunes to Washington, D.C., at the infamous Echostage; joining him for this particular show was Hoodboi and TJR. To no surprise, the show was sold out. Echostage is DC’s newest and largest nightlife concert venue. Between a sprawling 30,000 plus sq....

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[Show Review] The Wild Feathers, Apache Relay, Desert Noises Blow the Roof off World Cafe Live
Nov25

[Show Review] The Wild Feathers, Apache Relay, Desert Noises Blow the Roof off World Cafe Live

I was watching the show on Tuesday night thinking to myself, is there such a thing as too much talent that can be under one roof in one night?  The answer to my question lies in the nearly sold out show at World Cafe featuring Desert Noises, The Apache Relay and The Wild Feathers.   The room was packed (despite the bitter cold spell hitting Philly right now) and folks were ready for a good time. Desert Noises took the stage first,...

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[Recap] Hip Hop Greats at Electric Factory – Ms Lauryn Hill w/ Talib Kweli, Kuf Knotz, & Local Khemistry
Nov24

[Recap] Hip Hop Greats at Electric Factory – Ms Lauryn Hill w/ Talib Kweli, Kuf Knotz, & Local Khemistry

Photography by Steven Philips StSteven.com Opening last Saturday night’s show was Local Khemistry.  An “extra” act that wasn’t on the bill, he warmed up the crowd with some solid mc work.  Then Kuf Knotz took the stage with a solid band including Dave and Ginger – both solid on backup vocals, plus a full band.  Kuf’s energy is second to none, both in it’s level and it’s nature –...

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