Xponential Views: Day Two
Jul31

Xponential Views: Day Two

Megan: Timmy:...

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Now, Wait a Folkin’ Minute… (Newport Day 2 Photo Recap)
Jul30

Now, Wait a Folkin’ Minute… (Newport Day 2 Photo Recap)

On the second day of Newport Folk Festival, my mission on Fort Adams was to shoot as many bands as I could, while also sticking around to listen to my favorite sounds. This was not an easy task but I managed to bring you my best effort. And James Taylor. Yes, that happened. James Taylor On the first day, the “Unannounced” band was My Morning Jacket but I was late to arrive. I made sure I was at the Fort Stage on time for...

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[Recap] Live From The Lot – An Ardmore Music Hall Festival – 7/19/15
Jul29

[Recap] Live From The Lot – An Ardmore Music Hall Festival – 7/19/15

Photography by Steven Philips, Story by Kathleen Orlando This summer was the first ever Live From the Lot show at the Ardmore Music Hall, and it certainly did not disappoint. The concert featured local food and craft vendors, and showcased local music talent in between sets from American Babies, Pink Talking Fish, Bustle in Your Hedgerow, and the legendary Dr. John and the Nite Trippers. American Babies, originally a side-project of...

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Xponential Festival Spotlight: Fly Golden Eagle
Jul29

Xponential Festival Spotlight: Fly Golden Eagle

I believe I rambled about this before in my SXSW 2015 coverage, but let’s review.  When you go to a festival you have your personal line up that you have saved in numerous screen shots on your cellphone. We all do it.  But for someone like me, someone who has covered a fair share of festivals, I look for more beyond those screenshots of awesome, well deserving bands.  I hope to discover something new at every single...

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Umphrey’s McGee and Lettuce, A Summer Saturday at Penn’s Landing, 7/18/15
Jul28

Umphrey’s McGee and Lettuce, A Summer Saturday at Penn’s Landing, 7/18/15

Photography by Steven Philips (StSteven.com), Story by Josh Philips (on Twitter: @hunydutchclutch) After a Thursday night weekend opener in Boston, and a pit stop at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Umphrey’s McGee and Lettuce brought their talents to the beautiful River Stage at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. The two bands performed to a packed crowd gathered in the bowl shaped venue. In the background, the mighty Delaware...

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Chicks and Hair Flips: Xponetial Festival 2015
Jul27

Chicks and Hair Flips: Xponetial Festival 2015

  If you know anything about the general Delaware Valley region, you know that there is the folk crowd, the jam crowd and then everyone else that falls in between. Fortunately for those all over the spectrum, as well as inter-spectrum dabblers, there is WXPN. Each year they throw a genre-diverse festival and this year, it was all about the chicks and the hair flips. With great journalistic purpose and with the least amount of...

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