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The 12 Days of Local Christmas: “Light Those Candles Bright” by Amanda Duncan

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Amanda Duncan is a singer-songwriter with a swinging style and clever lyrics who’s been playing in the area since 2009. This year she was a finalist in the Philadelphia Songwriters Project, and this 12 Days of Local Christmas, she shares the song “Light Those Candles Bright,” a track from her 2011 EP Amanda Duncan’s Holiday Classics. Download it below, and watch a short making-of-the-song documentary.

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WXPN’s Philly Local Busker Series returns with Amanda Duncan, playing The Porch at 30th Street Station tomorrow

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After a brief end-of-summer vacation, WXPN’s Philly Local Busker Series is back with a new line-up of autumn entertainment happening at The Porch at 30th Street Station.  The series kicks-off tomorrow with a midday performance by New Jersey singer-songwriter Amanda Duncan, whose energetic pop / folk compositions earned her opening slots for Eric Hutchinson, Ari Hest and more.  Earlier this year, Duncan’s holiday song “Light Those Candles Bright” won an Independent Music Award, marking her second win with five nominations.  Tomorrow’s show starts at noon – more information can be found here.  Listen to Duncan’s 2012 single “Everybody Comes Around Here” below and stay tuned for upcoming performances by Jacob Snider and Joshua Popejoy.