Ceramic Animal @ World Café Live

Ceramic Animal @ World Café Live

Those who braved the rain and came out to see Ceramic Animal’s Philly show last Saturday were slowly energized by the band’s two opening acts, Sixteen Jackies and Dr Danny. The atmospheric rock of Sixteen Jackies prepares the audience members for the slow, psychedelic influences of Ceramic Animal’s sound, and Dr Danny brings them back … Continue reading “Ceramic Animal @ World Café Live”

Tyler the Creator @ Liacouras Center 2/15

Tyler the Creator @ Liacouras Center 2/15

On February 15th, Tyler the Creator brought the Flower Boy Tour to a packed Liacouras Center, with opener Vince Staples. In between his set, which included fan favorites “IFHY,” “Who Dat Boy,” and “See You Again,” he told the story of his Philly native manager celebrating the Eagles win, and responded to the crowd’s cries … Continue reading “Tyler the Creator @ Liacouras Center 2/15”

ZZ Ward Brings Down the House at the TLA

ZZ Ward Brings Down the House at the TLA

ZZ Ward’s “The Storm” tour made its way to Philadelphia’s Theater of the Living Arts this past Tuesday with openers Billy Raffoul and Black Pistol Fire. The singer’s sultry, soulful voice captivated the crowd and not a single patron left without wanting to hear more. Playing fan favorites “Put the Gun Down” off her first … Continue reading “ZZ Ward Brings Down the House at the TLA”

Dream Wife at Elsewhere in Brooklyn

Dream Wife at Elsewhere in Brooklyn

Impeccable rockers Dream Wife from Brighton, UK made their way to Elsewhere in Brooklyn last week for a sweaty show hosted by DIY Magazine. Their self-titled album is out now, featuring standout tracks “Somebody”, “Fire”, “Let’s Make Out”, and “F.U.U.”. Check it out for a healthy dose of art-rock powered by electric guitars, flirty vocals, … Continue reading “Dream Wife at Elsewhere in Brooklyn”

Live Review: Pale Waves at Boot & Saddle

Live Review: Pale Waves at Boot & Saddle

Pale Waves have created quite a buzz since their debut single “There’s a Honey” was released in February. Signed to Dirty Hit Records, the Manchester band has since released two other singles – “Television Romance” and “New Year’s Eve” – supported labelmates The 1975 on a huge North American tour in the spring (which included … Continue reading “Live Review: Pale Waves at Boot & Saddle”

Philly Music and Arts Festival Highlights

Philly Music and Arts Festival Highlights

Last weekend, World Cafe Live hosted the inaugural Philly Music and Arts Festival, a festival that boasted all local acts (and, just as importantly, all local brews). The festival was a non-profit endeavor, with all the proceeds going to music education charities. In its first year, the festival established itself as a benchmark of the … Continue reading “Philly Music and Arts Festival Highlights”

Har Mar Superstar at Union Transfer

Har Mar Superstar at Union Transfer

Har Mar Superstar and his band took the stage last week at Union Transfer dressed in La Croix Pamplemousse inspired t-shirts advertising his latest EP, Personal Boy. Sean Tillman (aka Har Mar Superstar) led the crowd through a set of disco-rock, his dance moves becoming increasingly bold and his clothes coming off as the set … Continue reading “Har Mar Superstar at Union Transfer”

Rozes at the Resident

Rozes at the Resident

On Friday, pop-powerhouse Rozes performed at the Resident in Downtown Los Angeles all the way from Philadelphia. The vocalist and songwriter is most well known for writing and singing the song “Roses” by the Chainsmokers, and has collaborated with many artists including Cash Cash, Big Gigantic, and Logic to create infectious pop songs with lush … Continue reading “Rozes at the Resident”