TRI STATE LIVE

Live show and festival coverage from TSI contributors across the country!

We’ll be In TX covering Austin City Limits!!!!

Eight stages of music over three days await you for this years Austin City Limits Music Festival. This is just a sample of bands set to perform on Day One. Asleep at the Wheel, kick things off on one stage and the artists who will follow include:  Blues Traveler, The Black Keys, Spoon, and The

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Verity in Stereo’s Video Premiere Show

-Courtesy of this show’s event page on Facebook Saturday, October 2 at 8:00pm – October 3 at 12:00am The Saint 601 Main St. Asbury Park, NJ You do NOT want to miss this event!!! We are premiering our debut music video at 10:40 pm for our song ONE SHOT directed by Mateo Moreno. After we

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Live From Philly Film and Music Fest!

It was a hot for a mid September evening here in Philly. But it was perfect weather for walking around while venue hopping at the Philadelphia Film and Music Fest, which is happening all weekend here in Philly. This fest involves over 30 venues and is host to over 70 events and shows. The venues

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Hey Its the Cheers Elephant! Tonight at The Fire!

I had the chance to chat with Derek of Cheers Elephant over the phone last night.  Our conversation covered many topics from drunkard elephants to David Byrne’s reasons for dancing. Before I get into the music, let me begin with a little tale about a big elephant.  When the first elephant was brought from Africa,

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‘Inferno’, An Original Hip-Opera to be Featured at Philly F/M Tomorrow

‘Inferno’, An Original Hip-Opera Inferno, directed by J. Harry Leckstein, is an adaptation of La Divina Commedia. In this Hip-Opera, the London Urban Collective tells the story of Dante’s journey through what can only be called:  intelligent, witty and (keeping it real) gritty lyrics and vocals. LUC is a very talented group of young adults

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Dawn Iulg This Weekend at The Inaugural Philadelphia F/M Festival

When Dawn Iulg takes the stage this coming weekend at the inaugural Philadelphia F/M Festival she will be one of  70+ showcases taken place over the course of the four day festival focused on independent music & film.  Combining a voice reminiscent of Patty Griffin or Emmylou Harris with the aw edge of Lucinda Williams, has helped Dawn

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Marc Berger-The Long “Ride”

For New York based singer-songwriter, Marc Berger, creating the soon to be released album Ride has become almost a life’s work. The record is based on his impressions of being a city boy out west. “I spent some time out there and the place really resonated with me. I think my sense of being out there, the sky,

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This week! THE PHILADELPHIA FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

-Courtesy of the Philly Film and Music Festival’s Website… THE PHILADELPHIA FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL or “PHILLY F/M” for short) is a four-day festival taking place at over 30 music and film venues, with free outdoor stages, day parties and a record fair. Philly F/M will take place on Thursday, Sept 23 – Sunday, Sept 26th,

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The Billies-Surviving By Staying True To Your Art

The Billies, there are two to be exact, are Jersey expatriates who now make their home in Lancaster. The duo consisists of Chrisie Santoni on guitar and vocals and Craig Smith on percussion and vocals. I catch up with Craig prior to the group’s performance at this Saturday’s Tristate Indie Showcase at East Petersburg Community

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Meeting Of the Minds III Photo Gallery!

We just started to get the photo gallery up from last weekend’s Meeting Of The Minds III. Saturday was amazing all around. Great people, great music, great weather, you couldn’t ask for more. Sunday we woke up to a chilly rainy day. But that didn’t stop the people from hanging out or the music. All

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