[Coverage] Folk Hard: Newport Folk Festival 2014
Aug01

[Coverage] Folk Hard: Newport Folk Festival 2014

Oh, what beautiful irony that this year’s soldout Newport Folk Festival was attended by two men who played a movie version of folk legend Johnny Cash—John C. Reilly, who played a parody as Dewey Cox in “Walk Hard”, and Joaquin Phoenix, who played Johnny Cash in “Walk the Line”. I remember watching “Chicago” and when John C. Reilly sang that song in the courtroom I was like, “WTF? That...

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[Coverage] Leon Russell Brings his Soulful Rock and Roll to Sellersville
Aug01

[Coverage] Leon Russell Brings his Soulful Rock and Roll to Sellersville

Photography by Steven Philips StSteven.com, Story by Scott Burmun Leon Russell was the main attraction on a perfect Tuesday night at the Sellersville Theater.   An old theater in Bucks County, PA having been given new life from recent renovations is the backdrop to the night’s enjoyment.  The stage was set and ready to go with the legendary white baby grand piano pin striped in flames.  Up The Chain was a pleasant surprise opening act...

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[Photo Coverage] Zucchini Moon Festival III
Jul30

[Photo Coverage] Zucchini Moon Festival III

Zucchini Moon Festival celebrated it’s 3rd year at the Art Farm in the countryside of Kempton, PA. Two full days of camping, music, and friendly faces created a wonderful atmosphere of love throughout the farm. Bands included Appalachian Gypsy Tribe (A.G.T.), Red Eye Jupiter, You You Dark Forest, and Vibratek, just to name a few. A fire performance by Fire in the SOUL set the mood on Friday night to jam out and get ready for an...

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[Photo Coverage] Drenge performs @ Milkboy in Philly
Jul30

[Photo Coverage] Drenge performs @ Milkboy in Philly

Having played a number of large festivals in Europe this summer, including Glastonbury, with even more festivals to come, brothers Eoin and Rory Loveless of Drenge have taken a detour to do a small tour across the United States. Their second stop being Milkboy in Philly where they played to a small but enthusiastic crowd. The opener for the night was the band Wax Witches whose songs reminiscent of summer and angst-y teenage years....

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The 2014 XPoNential Music Festival is one for the Record Books!
Jul30

The 2014 XPoNential Music Festival is one for the Record Books!

-Words by Stacy Finnaren, Photos by Tim Becker and Stacy Finnaren  This time last year, I was the girl who didn’t buy tickets to XPNfest. I spent a lot of time in my car that weekend, driving around listening to the live broadcast and kicking myself for not going. I made a pack right then and there that this year I would not make the same mistake. So here I am a few days after the last song was played and I am still on a high. The...

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Minus The Bear Announces New Album and Fall Tour Dates
Jul29

Minus The Bear Announces New Album and Fall Tour Dates

  Minues The Bear will release their latest LP, Lost Loves, on October 7th via Dangerbird Records. The five peice Seatle, WA band will also set off on a club tour this fall in support of the new album as well as the 10th anniversary of their fan favorite EP They Make Beer Commercials Like This. The smaller club venues such as Philadelphia’s new Underground Arts ,will provide a more intimate viewing for fans to enjoy Lost...

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