Scenes from the #AmplifyPhilly party at SXSW

Vita and the Woolf | photo by Rachel Del Sordo for WXPN |

Philly turned up at the annual SXSW festival in a big way this year. Coming soon, we’ll have portraits and perspectives from some of the locals who made a splash in Austin last week. Today, we’ve got a look at an event that’s become a central hub for Philadelphians in Austin — the annual AmplifyPhilly showcase, which brought a full night of artists to 6th Street at the bar/venue Pour Choices last Monday the 12th. Continue reading →


Low Cut Connie, Son Little, Vita and the Woolf, Hardwork Movement and more will play #AmplifyPhilly at SXSW

clockwise, from left: Vita and the Woolf | photo by Ebru Yildiz // Son Little | photo by Marc-Lemoine // Hardwork Movement | photo by Ashley Gellman // Low Cut Connie | photo by Ellen Miller

The folks at REC Philly have once again teamed up with the CIty of Philadelphia to showcase music from the 215 at Austin’s SXSW Festival. It’s the fourth year that REC Philly has staged an all-Philly music party on Austin’s bustling 6th Street, and the third consecutive year that it’s gone by the #AmplifyPhilly handle — and the lineup for 2018 is stacked. Continue reading →