Loves Local Music, a local advocacy organization “dedicated to promoting the diverse music scene that Philadelphia continues to foster,” will present its inaugural “Philadelphia Local Music Day,” on Saturday, May 12th. As part of the organization’s goal to “plan creative events that give local musicians more exposure within the Philadelphia community,” LLM has coordinated with a handful of local businesses, which will be playing music by Philly-based bands in their establishments all day long.
From the folks at LLM:
On Saturday, May 12, 2012 Loves Local Music is proud to present the inaugural Philadelphia Local Music Day, featuring the music recordings of Work Drugs, Buried Beds, The Extraordinaires, Cheers Elephant, and Bandname. On Philadelphia Local Music Day, local businesses throughout Philadelphia will be playing the recordings of the five featured local bands in their establishments for one full workday. Philadelphia Local Music Day aims to bring awareness to Philadelphia’s vibrant, talented arts community and encourage Philadelphians to support the city’s local culture and economy.
Businesses throughout Philadelphia will be playing the music recordings of the featured local bands in their stores on Philadelphia Local Music Day, including Federal Donuts, Honey’s Sit ‘n Eat, Johnny Brenda’s, The Abbaye, Honest Tom’s Taco Shop, The Marvelous! Music Record Store, Rocket Cat Café, Trophy Bikes North, Lola Bean, Ultimo Coffee, Green Aisle Grocery, Repo Records, Smak Parlor, and Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.
You can find more information at the Loves Local Music website.