Tag: philadelphia

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 ...

INTERVIEW: Grammy Nominee Gallant

R&B superstar Gallant has had an amazing year, from being named a ­­­featured member of Forbes’ 30 under 30 to the release and subsequent Grammy nomination of his debut album Ology. ­­­­­­Just last week, he released a new track titled “Cave Me In”, a collaboration with South Korean superstars Eric Nam and Tablo. In light ...

BEST OF 2016: Made in America

One of our favorite music events in Philly this year was Budweiser's Made in America Festival. If you missed it the first time around, check out our write-up and photos from the fall! Over Labor Day Weekend, Budweiser’s Philly music festival Made in America drew crowds, artists, and celebrities to the Benjamin Franklin parkway for ...

Camp Candle @ Boot & Saddle (10/19)

An airy ambiance crafted by dim lights, muffled laughter and hints of cheap but decent beer greets me as I enter Boot & Saddle. Casually stationed in the back amongst friends, Briana “Hetepsa” Mills and Mark “Nu Ra” Cave embody serenity; any signs of nervousness concerning their show are either absent or hidden underneath the ...

Pumarosa at The Fillmore (9/26)

Opening for Glass Animals on a Monday night, Pumarosa gives an absorbing set that deserves more full attention that it probably gets as people trickle in to the 2,500 capacity space. But the crowd that came in time to catch Pumarosa becomes increasingly mobile as singer and guitarist Isabel Munoz-Newsome sways and whirls as they mirror ...