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Tonight’s Concert Picks: John Doe at Sellersville Theater, No Sailor at Ortlieb’s and more

John Doe
John Doe | Photo by Jim Harrington | courtesy of the artist

John Nommensen Duchac, better known as John Doe of LA punk legends X, makes his way out east to Sellersville Theater for a performance to celebrate his new record The Westerner. Doe’s expansive career has landed him in all genres of music, as his latest effort describes itself as “psychedelic soul music from the Arizona desert.” The gig is all ages, and more information/tickets can be found on the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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The Week’s Best Free MP3s, incl. Spuyten Duyvil, Marcia Ball and more…

Spuyten Duyvil
Photo by Laura Jane Brubaker | http://laurajanebrubaker.tumblr.com/

Spuyten Duyvil, a band out of Yonkers, brought their new record The Social Music Hour Vol. 1 to Folkadelphia for a live session while on tour recently. The record reworks traditional songs and standards in a dynamic way, like on “Keep Your Skillet Good and Greasy” below. Download the full session here and catch the band at XFest today in Telford, PA or at the Philadelphia Folk Festival later this summer.

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Download “The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man” by Marcia Ball

Marcia Ball | via https://www.reverbnation.com/marciaballband
Marcia Ball | via https://www.reverbnation.com/marciaballband

Blues singer and pianist Marcia Ball continues to showcase her amazing piano playing and songwriting on her new album, The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man. Since the early Seventies, Ball has been playing a style of music that combines Louisiana blues, zydeco, and boogie woogie. Continue reading →

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