After celebrating the release of his RFM LP with a sold-out crowd at The TLA a couple of months ago, local hip hop artist Chill Moody comes to The Blockley for another celebration – this time a celebration of love. Moody will team up once again with Beano and Hank McCoy to perform the last installment in their Valentine’s Day mixtape Who Do You Love? in its entirety. Tickets and information for the 21+ show can be found here. Below, watch them perform a track from the mixtape live in Love Park.
Tomorrow evening, Friday, February 15th, music blogger The Swollen Fox presents Toy Soldiers, Goodnight, Texas, and singer-songwriter August John Lutz II (from the Levee Drivers) in concert at Kung Fu Necktie. The show starts at 7:30 pm; you can get tickets and more information here. You may recognize The Swollen Fox’s name if you follow his great music blog, but you may also recognize it from the WXPN Concert Calendar, which he works on for WXPN. The Fox has put together a terrific show with two of our favorite local bands along with Goodnight, Texas, an indie-folk group with roots in San Francisco and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They released an excellent rootsy/rocking/folking record last October called A Long Life Of Living that’s been getting a lot of play WXPN’s Singer Songwriter Radio. Try the record for yourself below.
Our friends at The Swollen Fox just announced their latest showcase concert, which brings Philly roots-blues five piece Toy Soldiers to Kung Fu Necktie on February 15. The band its gearing up to release its Bill Moriarty-produced sophomore album The Maybe Boys in the spring, and plans to showcase a healthy selection of new material in the set. Also on the bill is the gritty North Carolina-based folk duo Goodnight Texas, as well as a solo appearance from August John Lutz II from The Levee Drivers. Tickets to the show are $10 in advance, $15 at the door; more information is available here. Below, check out a selection of videos from each act. Continue reading →