[Coverage] Trey Anastasio Band at Tower Theater
Dec17

[Coverage] Trey Anastasio Band at Tower Theater

Firing On All Cylinders As Fall Tour Concludes Photography: Steven Philips StSteven.com | Words: Michael J. Fioretti, Esq. On the heels of the early 2015 release of their new full-length album, Paper Wheels, TAB embarked on a 12 date fall tour, beginning in late November and ending on Saturday night at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby. Whether credit is due to time spent in the studio or a condensed touring schedule, the septet was...

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[Recap] Flatbush Zombies + The Underachievers Take Over TLA
Dec12

[Recap] Flatbush Zombies + The Underachievers Take Over TLA

Photos By Teresa McCullough Words By Fredric Fresh December in Philly is usually marks the start of some sharp winter nights. Last sunday was no exception. Crazy cold outside, with a dash of wind. Time to hit the TLA right? Any resemblance to the outside world melted away as soon as I walked through the door. Clockwork Indigo, (Flatbush Zombies + The Underachievers) was like stepping into an alternate universe in which record...

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[Coverage] Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood Take Jazz To The Next Level
Dec10

[Coverage] Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood Take Jazz To The Next Level

Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood Take Jam/ Jazz To The Next Level At Dec. 5, 2014 Sold Out Union Transfer Show. Union Transfer was packed to capacity on Saturday night, with an audience that was fully appreciative of the avant garde jazz jams put forth by this group of Philly favorites.  They played two solid sets of creative compositions and improvisations that explored styles from classic jazz to rock, funk, and even reggae....

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[Photo Recap] The Dean Ween Group – More Amazing Than Ever!
Dec08

[Photo Recap] The Dean Ween Group – More Amazing Than Ever!

The Dean Ween Group treated the crowd at the MusikFest Cafe  in Bethlehem Thursday night to a spectacular (and LOUD – exhilaratingly LOUD) performance, leaving no doubt that the guys still can rock the house. Lead by Dean Ween himself (Mickey Melchiondo, guitars, vocals and half of the former WEEN), the five-man rotating cast of characters put on a show not soon to be forgotten.  Guy Heller (vocals) was magnificent with the...

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Interpol Escapes Snowy Buffalo for Sold Out Show at Union Transfer
Dec04

Interpol Escapes Snowy Buffalo for Sold Out Show at Union Transfer

Words: Adrianna Hilborn | Photos: Teresa McCullough After being stranded for 4 days by the massive snow storm that hit Buffalo, New York, last week, Interpol stormed onto the stage at Union Transfer Saturday night. The band had been stuck on their tour bus in 5+ feet of snow since November 18th forcing them to cancel shows in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston. Philadelphia fans were relieved that Saturday night’s show wasn’t cancelled as...

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[Coverage] Bear’s Den Blew Brooklyn Away. Again.
Dec03

[Coverage] Bear’s Den Blew Brooklyn Away. Again.

Tuesday night in Brooklyn, Bear’s Den ended their U.S. tour in what bassist, Joey Haynes, calls their second home, New York City. “It’s our favorite city to play, we almost think we play it too much”, he says to a resounding cry of “never’s” and “no’s” from the audience. Bear’s Den always seem humbled and surprised by the crowd that turns up for their shows. But to...

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