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The Firefly Festival is less than a month away, on June 18-21, in Delaware. Paul McCartney, The Killers, Snoop Dogg, Morrissey, Hozier, and Kings of Leon are some of the big names on the lineup, however the four days have a diverse lineup of lesser known artists. Continue reading →
To celebrate the Sense of Place: Philly series on World Cafe this week, we’re bringing you free downloads from up-and-coming Philly area artists.
Today’s downloads are BRAND NEW! The spotlight is on rock n’ roll four-piece Pine Barons and singer-songwriter Kate Faust.
Pine Barons were on tour with PA favorites The Districts this winter, and it makes sense why the Districts boys chose them as an opener. Their songs have a classic rock base, indie rock pop and bop, and off-the-wall live energy. Their debut record, which they are currently recording, has enough fresh dynamics, chemistry, and psychedelic power to last a couple spins per day. They will also be performing at this summer’s XPoNential Music Festival. Continue reading →
This week is World Cafe Sense of Place Philly week, where Cafe host David Dye is showcasing the past and current sounds of the Philly music scene. For this week’s World Cafe: Next, the Cafe is featuring one of the most talked about new band in the Philly indie and punk scene: Cayetana. Continue reading →
Philly based Waxahatchee are one of this week’s Philly artists being featured on World Cafe’s special Sense of Place: Philly series. During the coming week, Cafe host David Dye uncovers the sounds of Philly both past and present.
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Katie Crutchfield, who performs as Waxahatchee, recently did a session for World Cafe. Since her early teens, she’s been writing songs. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, she and her twin sister Allison performed in the band P.S. Eliot together. Katie started writing songs as Waxahatchee in her parents’ house in Alabama, and she and her sister relocated to Philly several years ago. Continue reading →