Listen to That Dream Was Our Life’s folksy cover of ’70s classic “Lovely Day”

That Dream Was Our Life |
That Dream Was Our Life |

That Dream Was Our Life (aka pop musician James Cuartero) has high hopes and lots of music to give in 2014. The local newcomer recently announced plans to release a monthly EP for the entire year beginning with this month’s electro-pop effort We Are Very Happy Together. To top off January’s offerings, Cuartero released a cover of Bill Withers ’70s hit “Lovely Day”. The track is barely recognizable and sounds like a new song entirely but has an innovative quality nonetheless. Get more details on his record release show this Friday, January 31st in Northern Liberties here and listen to “Lovely Day” below.

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2nd Street Festival announces its 2012 lineup (includes Man Man, The Great Unknown, Blayer Pointdujour )

The annual 2nd Street Festival returns to Northern Liberties on August 5th, bringing with it a hefty and eclectic lineup ranging from Man Man‘s freaky art-rock to Blayer PointduJour and the Rockers Galore‘s body-moving kompa, and The Great Unknown‘s classic Americana.

The music portion of the day-long festival – which will also showcase local arts, crafts, and food vendors – takes place on the stage of the Piazza at Schmidt‘s, and is presented in conjunction with the Philadelphia Folksong Society. The initial lineup announced today includes:

Man Man
The Great Unknown
The Spinning Leaves
Blayer Pointdujour & The Rockers Galore
Chris Kasper
The Kalob Griffin Band
The Doublewides
KC Jones
Norman Taylor
Mikey Jr.
DJ Matt Beck

Watch our Key Studio Video session with Blayer PointduJour and the Rockers Galore below.

Key Studio Sessions #2 – Blayer PointduJour & Rockers Galore from WXPN FM on Vimeo.

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