Russ is a music producer and hip-hop artist based out of Atlanta. He's one of the fastest-growing artists of 2016. He's part of the DIEMON Crew, a rap group. His Soundcloud page has garnered over 40 million listens since its inception in 2014. In 2016, Russ signed to Columbia Records, and later released the single "What They Want."
Tuxedo is Grammy-nominated Renaissance man Mayer Hawthorne (Aquarius) and Grammy-nominated producer Jake One (Taurus). They are descendants of the family of funk, where you will find groups such as Chic, Shalamar, Plush & Zapp.
student bands and choral ensemble from the MusiCore program. Middle school and high school students will take the stage to show off the music they created and learned this year. It all leads to an exciting awards ceremony to celebrate the students' individual achievements in the classroom and on the stage, as well as a celebration of the graduating students. Rock to the Future is all about providing a brighter future for Philadelphia's youth with music education at no cost to them or their families. Using music, the organization's programs ignite passion and creativity, support academic achievement, and improve self-esteem. It empowers individuals and strengthen communities. The performances will start at 2pm and the event is free and open to the public. Come support these incredible youth musicians and get to know Rock to the Future - a great organization that is changing the lives of Philly youth.
The easiest category to put the San Diego band Chon in would be "instrumental," but that doesn't do the band justice. On their debut full-length "Grow,: the band incorporates prog rock and jazz with lightning quick picking, staccato drumming and buoyant melodies.
Alexander Giannascoli, better known by his stage name Alex G, is a multi-instrumentalist from Philadelphia who started his career as a bedroom singer/songwriter, building up an audience through a series of DIY releases on Bandcamp.
Australian Xavier Rudd is a multi-instrumentalist who delivers a unique and harmonious combination of lyrics, vocals, instruments and energy that is warm, powerful and emotive. His songs incorporate socially conscious themes, such as spirituality, humanity, environmentalism and the rights of the Aboriginal people, as well as including stories of the mistreatment of the indigenous people of his homeland. Each show usually has three didgeridoos, a guitar, a stompbox and an assortment of drums, banjos, harmonicas and bells. He is currently on tour to support his seventh studio album, 'Spirit Bird.'