Catch Tommy Conwell, Ben Arnold, Rosemary Fiki and more at the Roxborough Solstice Music Festival

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Ben Arnold
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With the summer solstice less than a month away, our days are about as lengthy and bright as they get. And there’s no better way to spend the extra sunlight than with some grub, drinks, and live music. On Saturday, June 11th, the Roxborough Solstice Music Festival will provide just that. Starting at noon, they’ll have 10 musical acts, food trucks, a beer garden, craft vendors, and local businesses at Gorgas Park on Ridge Ave in Philly.

It’s a packed lineup with some of XPN’s favs coming to perform including:

Tommy Conwell:

You probably know this ’80s Philly rocker best from Tommy Conwell & The Young Rumblers hit ‘I’m Not Your Man.”

Ben Arnold:

Get to know the singer-songwriter from his chat with David Dye on World Cafe.

Zach Djanikian Band:

He plays in Amos Lee’s band, but this Philly raised musician has wonderful material of his own.

Rosemary Fiki:

Check out the soulful performance she gave right here at WXPN for The Key Studio Sessions.

Hannah Taylor and the Rekardo Lee Trio:

Good ole rockabilly blues from right here in Philly.

Cookie Rabinowitz:

Look at what Cookie could do with just a bass for Tiny Desk Philly.

Song Dogs:

Listen to the latest album form the Philly roots-rock outfit below.


Hurricane Hoss:

This country girl says she’s “part gypsy, part cowgirl, all heartbreaker.”

Jeff Selby and the Quixote Project:

Neo-roots music from South Jersey.

Paul Keen & Pawn Shop Roses:

Rock ‘n roll from right here in Philly.

Phillybloco:

23-piece Brazilian funk band. Now that’s fun.

Philadelphia School of Rock:

These kids don’t let their young age get in the way of them rockin’.

More info can be found here.

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