The Lighthouse and The Whaler, Ewert and the Two Dragons Bring Their Co-Headling Tour to Philly

One of Philadelphia’s newest rock venues, Milkboy, has been known to put on some pretty great shows within its short existence. The venue has only been open a little over a year, and has already hosted great acts like the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn, Philadelphia’s own Ape School, internationally lauded bedroom artist Youth Lagoon, and many more. Well, the venue has announce another great show for Philadelphia...

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Hot August Blues Wows in 2012

WHAT: Hot August Blues & Roots Festival 2012 WHERE: Cockeysville, MD WHEN: Sat 8/18/2012 As the summer is beginning to wind down…there are those last minute desires you wish too experience one last time. The smell of bbq, the bright sunshine casually peaking through big white puffy clouds, rolling hills filled with luscious green grass, the taste of a perfectly chilled beer accompanied with the laughter of friends and a...

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NOWADAYS INTERVIEW: XVSK

WHO: XVSK WHERE: Nowadays Indie Music Fest WHEN: 3/31/2012 In the theater venue, Bethlehem natives, XVSK opened the night. This duo is always a pleasure for the ears. We saw them last year at MusikFest and we’re happy to see them again. Trevor Exter plays cello and sings and John Morgan Kimock plays drums and percussion and together they create a unique sound and entertaining listening experience. Trevor’s unconventional cello...

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TRI STATE LIVE INTERVIEW: HONEYHONEY @ NOWADAYS

TRI STATE LIVE: INTERVIEW BAND: HONEYHONEY FESTIVAL: NOWADAYS INDIE MUSIC FEST On Friday, the early evening start time was kicked off by California alt country group HoneyHoney, who are now one of my new indie fav’s. Suzanne Santo, the band’s female lead has one hell of a voice which was beautifully fused in perfect harmonies with the group’s other founder Ben Jaffe. (Read full article of the fest here) INTERVIEW:...

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ArtsQuest Outdoes Themselves on Day 2 of Nowadays Festival

Day one of NOWADAYs was pretty great. So after a few hours of rest late Friday night,  it was time to party hard again on Saturday with another night filled with indie goodness. A band I was really looking forward to hearing live for the first time and they actually kicked off the MusikFest Cafe stage was Philly band, Strand Of Oaks. The band is fronted by Timothy Showalter, who is very endearing and humble on stage. Tim and his band...

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