Playing catch-up at SXSW

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SXSW greeted me with the sound of a theremin. It seemed that way, anyway. I arrived at this year's SXSW Music Festival on Wednesday afternoon... Read more

Joni Sledge of Philadelphia's 'We Are Family' group Sister Sledge has died

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Joni Sledge of the Philadelphia sibling group Sister Sledge, best known for “We Are Family,” the 1979 sing-along anthem of female... Read more

Watch: Strand Of Oaks' 'Cry', see the band at World Cafe Live and Union Transfer

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Strand Of Oaks two most recent albums - 2014's HEAL and the brand new Hard Love - have been so effective because they're fraught journeys to... Read more

Philadelphia (and its music scene) loses out as the Eagles cut Connor Barwin

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In the world of sports cliches, “It’s a business” beats out “He’s a great guy in the community” every... Read more

Spoon and Amos Lee to headline second night of XPoNential Fest in Camden in July

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The announcement of this year's XPoNential Music Festival, happening from July 28 to 30 at the BB&T Pavilion and adjacent Wiggins Park... Read more

Ryan Adams covers Bruce Springsteen's 'Streets Of Philadelphia,' plays World Cafe Live on Friday

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Ryan Adams headlines the World Cafe 25th Anniversary David Dye-fest on Friday night at the the World Cafe Live. (Details about the weekend's... Read more

Lady Gaga, Woody Guthrie, Donald Trump and the Super Bowl of Inclusion

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Pop music is a political football, especially where the Super Bowl halftime show is concerned. Last year Beyonce stole the show from Coldplay... Read more

Mix Pick: Philly bands featured on 'Don’t stop now' Bandcamp compilation to benefit ACLU

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On Inauguration Day, Don't stop now: a collection of covers, a top notch 38 song set loaded with Philadelphia acts like Augusta Koch of Cayetana... Read more