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The Deli Magazine Philly Celebrates 3 Years with Birthday Bash! Interview with Q.D. Tran!

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The Deli Magazine is a daily updated website covering 11 local US music scenes (thus far: NYC, LA, Seattle, Nashville, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, Portland, Austin, Philly, DC Area and New England) through 11 dedicated, separate blogs. The Deli also has two quarterly publications exclusively focused on the NYC and LA independent music scenes –

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Sleeper Agent’s Debut Album Celabrasion is Out NOW

Celabrasion, the new debut album from Rolling Stone “Band To Watch” Sleeper Agent, was released just a couple of days ago (September 27th) on mom+pop music. Hailing from Bowling Green, KY, Sleeper Agent specializes in crafting hook-laden scuzzy garage-pop rooted in both soul and southern rock. Early champions of the album, SPIN, described the album as,

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Pink Martini and Longwood Gardens – the Perfect Combination

Way back in the heat of July, I got to see Pink Martini perform in the open air theater inside Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA.  The place is absolutely gorgeous and the setting was perfect.  The open air stage was filled with the musicians of Pink Martini.  They opened with Ravel’s “Bolero”.  The primitive,

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Recap: Liam Finn at World Cafe Live

At 27 years of age, Liam Finn is already a veteran to the music scene. Finn has been around music since he was a young child: he formed the acclaimed New Zealand group Betchupeda at the age of 14. The son of Neil Finn, who rose to fame with the group Crowded House, Liam knew

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Dopapod dance party at the Blockely

Dopapod @ The Blockley September 14th, 2011 by Kelly Wassinger The crowd was bumping to the contagious sounds of Dopapod, a Boston-based experimental-funk band this past Wednesday at The Blockely in Philadelphia, Pa. You couldn’t help but move your feet as Eli Winderman (keyboard), Rob Compa (guitar), Chuck Jones (bass), and Neal Evans (drums) jammed

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Discordinalia – Goddess Night -Philly

Eris Temple Arts/Certain Circuits Presents Discordinalia – Goddess Night Friday September 16th,   7pm-12am At the Ellen Powell Tiberino Memorial Museum 3819 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia PA http://tiberinomuseum.org/Tiberino_Museum/MUSEUM.html Ursula Rucker (feature performer) Bonnie MacAllister Maleka Fruean Natalie Felix LizZ/A Piano and a Cocktail Murderess Radio Eris with special guest Kali Medusa and the Mythological Blues Band Screening of

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Peter Bjorn and John Photo Recap

Peter Bjorn and John w/Memoryhouse and Work Drugs Sept 10th, 2011 The Trocadero Philadelphia PA With their three previous concerts cancelled due to drummer John Eriksson’s shoulder injury, Peter Bjorn and John headlined the Trocadero last weekend with Philadelphia natives Work Drugs and Toronto based ambient rockers Memoryhouse. Opening for PB&J was the band Work

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Bucks County Bluegrass Festival: Stringin’ & Singin’ on Snipes Farm

“We tune because we care about your ears.” Strings were continuously twanged, tuned, and tested in between songs of the foot-stomping, bluegrass bash I attended yesterday at Snipes Farm in Morrisville, PA. I arrived in the late-afternoon to catch the Jersey Corn Pickers, Fiddlesticks, Mike Mitchell Trio, Evan & The Bugs, Bad Dogz, Sully’s Fortune,

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Review of new Trombone Shorty Record -For True

In early 2010, after years of slugging it out in clubs, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews released his acclaimed national debut, “Backatown.” In the frenetic year that followed, he and backing band Orleans Avenue logged some 200 performances across five continents in a furious globe-trotting tour. He’s the kind of relentless road warrior that rolls his

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Sweet Leda Put The “Hot” In Hot August Blues”

For my money it’s the side stages at any festival that present the most surprise. Such was the case at this year’s Hot August Blues Festival. Annapolis, MD based band, Sweet Leda, rocked the crowd from the get go of their set. Just as last year’s festival provided for me the discovery of heavy funksters

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