JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound are releasing their new album, Howl, May 21st on Bloodshot Records. The band will be at Firefly Music Festival June 21-23 in Dover, Delaware. The band played a blistering, rollicking and soulful set at XPoNential Music Festival last summer; go here to listen to it. Below, listen to “Rouse Yourself” from the band’s forthcoming album.
Phish have announced their summer tour plans with two shows in Philly. After they wrap up their three shows in Saratoga Springs over the July 4th weekend, the party continues in Fairmount Park when they play the Mann Center on … Read More
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Brooklyn disco / electronic ensemble Escort co-headlined the TLA on South Street last Wednesday night alongside retro-soul outfit (and XPN Fest alums) J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound. The latter has a new and very dance-oriented LP called Howl, while … Read More
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