New Releases from John Mayall, Iron Maiden, Against Me! and Miley Cyrus The English bluesman John Mayall surprised me with a new release this week. The founder of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers released his […]
Emerging trends in modern folk blended with hearty musical traditions at the 54th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival in the humble mountain community of Upper Salford Township. New blood was surging and expanding the cultural experience […]
Arlo Guthrie, the iconic folk singer-songwriter, will perform his most popular song during his set Friday, Aug. 14 at the 54th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. Guthrie is touring in celebration of the 50th anniversary of […]
The 54th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival is taking over the Pennsylvania mountain town of Upper Salford Township Aug. 13-15. The whimsical weekend is wonder of headliners, independent artists as well as local musicians taking the […]
Last week Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue brought the French Quarter to the Boardwalk with a spectacular performance Monday, July 20 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Led by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Orleans Avenue […]
Funk, rock, R&B, rap, blues and jazz will explode from the Ocean City Music Pier tonight when Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue takes the stage. Troy Andrews, the soulful leader know as Trombone Shorty is […]
The world is now greeted with fresh sounds every Friday. Both physical and digital albums are now released on Friday in a global effort to unify music release dates in more than 45 countries. […]
Music has a powerful effect on people. Deep and sometimes stoned listeners will often associate their favorite musicians as having tapped a spiritual well from which we all draw. This is what gives them the ability to touch our spirits in profound and often uplifting ways. Hell, if you’ve been to a Phish concert you’ve probably heard someone describe Trey Anistaso as an alien. However, it’s not often that we get actually have a personal connection with these musicians.
Dante Bucci had a profound impact on the 53rd annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. Sadly, he wasn’t there to see it. The 33-year-old festival mainstay was found dead from an apparent accident in Roxborough home Wednesday, Aug. 13 as he was preparing to perform at the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
A woman in the beer garden said to me Saturday – “I sense a presence.” It may have been the Yard’s Cheap Thrills Pils talking. Or, it is the spirit of Pete Seeger that is […]
Friday was a great day to be at the 53rd annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. With the gates opening to a sunny afternoon, the stage was set for a day of showcases and concerts. The Hot […]