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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Watch Dawes perform on David Letterman, Grateful Dead’s last concerts will be on pay-per-view, & Bonnaroo reveals schedule.

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“Dawes is pretty much all you need in a rock ‘n’ roll band.”

The words of David Letterman in regards to one of his favorite bands, Dawes who performed on The Late Show with David Letterman last night. Watch Dawes (who will perform at this year’s XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru) sing “Things Happen” from their forthcoming 4th album, “All your Favorite Bands,” due out in June. Continue reading →

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Chris Kasper to collaborate with Philly Dance Company, BalletX

Chris Kasper | via Facebook.com/ChrisKasperMusic
Chris Kasper | via Facebook.com/ChrisKasperMusic

Philly singer-songwriter Chris Kasper has embarked on a unique, collaborative project with Philly dance company BalletX for seven shows from July 8-12 at The Wilma Theater, where he’ll perform tracks off of 2013′s folk/soul Bagabones - tied into the residency is his Indiegogo campaign to create a music video with BalletX for the track “Raven and the Rose” and a spring tour in support of it, which kicks off tonight at Ballet X’s spring preview premiere party. Continue reading →

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#XPNDeadDay: Through the ages with the Grateful Dead at The Spectrum

A Grateful Dead Philly concert review from November 9, 1979 | via dead.net
A Grateful Dead Philly concert review from November 9, 1979 | via dead.net

Philly has always had a great relationship with The Grateful Dead. The first time the band played in Philly was at the Electric Factory in April, 1968. The band played the Spectrum over 50 times; their first show at the Spectrum was in September 21st, 1972. As WXPN celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead with 24 hours of the Dead today, we scoured Youtube for some of the Dead’s shows at The Spectrum for you to watch and listen to, including a Jerry Garcia Band show from the Spectrum in 1989. Continue reading →