The folks that bring you Shine a Light, Deadfest and Jam On The Brandywine proudly present our first Halloween Extravaganza, Day Of The Dead, celebrating the lives and music of some of our favorite musicians who kicked the bucket a little too soon. More than 25 local musicians will rock the house with a fun and eclectic mix of great music. Costumes aren't mandatory but are welcome. Be ready to dance non-stop.
Jonathan Tyler did the rock star thing. He played Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, Hangout Fest and the Voodoo Experience. He performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and toured alongside AC/DC, ZZ Top, Grace Potter and Kid Rock. His 2010 LP, Pardon Me, with backing band The Northern Lights reached No. 8 on the Billboard Modern Rock chart. His songs were featured in TV shows Boardwalk Empire and Friday Night Lights. It was everything he thought he'd wanted. It was everything he'd signed up for. But it wasn't really him. These days, Tyler really does come off as a changed man - in person and on record alike. On recent releases, he's bared his soul as songwriter who's seen the top of the mountain and now seeks a different kind of climb, one filled less with flash and more with substance.
Enjoy an evening of music from top 1980's recording artists such as Anita Baker, Prince, Chaka Khan, Tina Marie and more. This night will feature the vocal stylings of Laydi Legz (Tracey A. & The A. List), Jaz "The Voice" Jordan (G2 Band), Tracey A., Paul Black, Joey Gallagher, and CHAR .
On Screen/In Person is designed to bring some of the best new independent American films and their respective filmmakers to communities across the nation. This six-film annual series of socially relevant, engaging and provocative films, presented in partnership with the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, tours new independent American films and their respective filmmakers to communities across the mid-Atlantic region. The film makers will be in attendance at their respective films for a Meet and Greet and informal discussion post-screening. Narrated by Liam Neeson, "Love Thy Nature" is a cinematic journey into the beauty and intimacy of humanity's relationship with the natural world. Written and directed by Sylvie Rokab,
A fiery guitarist and talented singer-songwriter, Tinsley Ellis was inspired by the British Invasion bands such as The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds and Cream. A live B.B. King show convinced him that he wanted to become a blues guitarist. He plays a unique blend of Memphis R&B, Southwest blues and urban funk. He has several recordings available on the Alligator, Capricorn and Telarc labels. He has shared the stage with The Allman Brothers, Robert Cray, Koko Taylor and Widespread Panic.
Born and raised in Charleston, SC, Ginny Wilder left the ocean for the mountains and dug her feet into the rich soil of Asheville, NC quickly falling in love with and becoming a part of a blossoming music scene. A life long call to ordained ministry called Ginny away from NC for school and to Wilmington, Delaware for work. Ginny brings to the stage a mixture of song, stories, heart felt lyrics and just the right touch of humor giving the listener a song to go home humming and thinking about. Ginny enjoys performing because it allows the intimacy and energy shine through every song.
Kat5 is a band of seasoned professionals who have come to the pinnacle of their talent to deliver a show of unparalleled perfection. Abba, Led Zeppelin, Heart, Journey, Dave Mason, REO, the Doobie Brothers, Foreigner, America, the Beatles and more.
Between his husky voice, precise guitar playing and down-to-earth presence, Greg Jones generates a connective musical experience that hangs in the balance of an intimate improv jazz session, a groove-filled jam show and a chill coffee shop concert.
Malcolm Bruce, the son of Cream's Jack Bruce, grew up immersed in a musical environment, hearing and experiencing some of the finest musicians around. He is currently a touring artist himself, performing with his father, as part of of Sons of Cream (with will Johns, Kofi Baker and Chris Page), or solo gigs.
Carrie Newcomer performs powerful folk songs with hints of pop, gospel and blues. Described as one of the definitive voices of the Heartland, the Indiana native sings of the small joys and pains in life, emphasizing the little moments that are often taken for granted.
Kara Zack is a singer/songwriter born in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the Mushroom Capitol of the World. Kara started singing and performing at the age of 10 with her older sister. Upon graduating high school, Kara moved to Music City to hone her craft as an artist. Kara has shared the stage with artist such as Miranda Lambert, Charlie Worsham and Gary Allan.
We Kids Rock has a mission: to create fun, upbeat musical experiences for families. The Band features catchy originals as well as traditional favorites in fun musical styles including rock n roll, rhythm & blues, punk, ska and country.
Get ready for a fun and hilarious night as Hot Breakfast!, Delaware's Premier Acoustic Dork Rock Power Duo, presents an old-timey holiday show. Seems Matt and Jill, the two dorks at the helm of the multiple Homey Award-winning Hot Breakfast!, have lost their holiday spirit. Will the music of some of the finest musicians in the area help them find their Yuletide joy? Get set for a fun night filled with original music, laughter, and plenty of holiday cheer - the perfect way to celebrate the end of your Christmas shopping.
The Cartoon Christmas Trio celebrates 21 years as the original interpreter of classic holiday cartoon jazz! The trio was started in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson for the sole purpose of playing music from classic Christmas cartoons, especially the music of Vince Guaraldi, the composer of the "Peanuts" soundtracks. Since its inception, the trio has played hundreds of shows including live appearances on NBC, ABC, and NPR.
The Inaugural Beach Bash Beer Fest celebrates the great beach culture of the DelMarVa region. Come spend your evening sampling over 50 different beers in a beach atmosphere, featuring boardwalk games, limbo, live music, and a beach food themed buffet.