Ray LaMontagne is an American singer-songwriter. It has been said that he decided to quit his job at a shoe factory and start a music career after hearing a Stephen Stills song on the radio. Since then he has toured internationally and released 4 studio albums. His hit song 'Trouble,' as well as many others have been featured in a variety of films and television shows.
Dr. Dog is an indie, psychedelic rock band from the greater West Philadelphia area. Band members play two guitars, bass, drums, keyboard and three part harmonies. Philadelphia Weekly has described the band's music as a blend of "a little folk, blues, indie rock, soul, bluegrass and a whole lot of down-home harmonizing. They channel The Band one moment, the Beach Boys another, and Pavement the next."
The United State Army Band "Pershing's Own," one of the nation's premier musical organizations returns to the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing for an evening full of rousing, patriotic music followed by the spectacular fireworks as part of Wawa Welcome America.
Life In Color "World's Largest Paint Party" presents: #LICxDFW featuring 3LAU, Elephante, Bonnie X Clyde, and QUIX Celebrating 10 Years of Life in Color! We are proud to unveil the 2017 X Tour! Get ready to go HARD IN THE PAINT with us again! Tickets on sale now! http://bit.ly/LICXDFW X Tour Spotify Playlist: http://bit.ly/LICxTunes Twitter: @Lictour IG: @Lictour Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lictour YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LifeInColorTV
Life in Color (formerly 'DayGlow') "The World's Largest Paint Party," began in 2006 on college campuses in Florida. Since then, it has quickly taken the nation by storm by positioning itself as a one of a kind experience. Now, hundreds of thousands of people have witnessed this spectacular show that fuses high-energy music, art, dance and paint into one mind-blowing combination. The event features DJs, aerial acts, stilt-walkers, contortion acts, fire shows, and cannons to deliver the famous "Paint Blast."
Rebelution first united in Santa Barbara, California, built from musicians across a range of genres. With reggae as the focus, the group set out to create a fresh and vibrant sound which they dubbed "California Reggae."
Former Fugees star, Lauryn Hill has established herself as a creative force by successfully integrating rap, soul, reggae and R&B into her own sound, as heard on her hits like "Doo Wop" and "Everything is Everything." Ms. Hill uses her platform to raise money and awareness for frontline charity initiatives through touring. A portion of the ticket sales go towards the MLH Foundation, which directly contributes support for education, health, agriculture, technology, and community based businesses and development initiatives throughout the Diaspora. Your contribution will be put to use through donations made from ticket sales to support community building worldwide.
Mixing a plethora of genres and rhythms combined with truly unique lyrics, Beck has become one of rock's most popular artists. His inventive and eclectic songs put him in the forefront of mid-90s postmodern chic in an era obsessed with junk culture, notably with his 1994 single "Loser" from "Mellow Gold." Over the course nearly a dozen recordings, Beck's stylings have embraced pop, punk, folk, hip-hop, electronica, blues, jazz and Latin musics, cleverly turning the sounds inside-out through collaborations with such names as the Dust Brothers, Nigel Godrich and DangerMouse.
A solo project of Aaron Bruno, AWOLnation began as a creative outlet for the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Bruno, who had been a member of Home Town Hero and Under the Influence of Giants, needed a break from the collaborative process and hoped to find a place for some of his songs that didn't fit with his other bands.
This summer Pennsylvania Care Health and Wellness is bringing the tristate's largest health festival and music concert to historic Penn's Landing offering free health screenings, kids carnival, seniors tent with bingo tournament, yoga, line dancing, and live entertainment by national headliners and local artists. This is an opportunity for good healthy fun, but also a chance to increase health awareness, connect families to needed resources and expand economic impact for local businesses.
The "Smooth Jazz Summer Nights" concert series features performances by various national artists in a beautiful riverfront venue. The free, outdoor concerts highlights renowned jazz and blues musicians from across the globe, creating performances for those of all ages each Friday night in August We recommend arriving by 7pm, the concerts start promptly at 7:30pm. August 3rd: Boney James August 10th: Jeff Kashiwa August 17th: Adam Hawley August 24th: Leela James August 31st: The Baylor Project
Chicago's Rise Against features former members of the late great 88 Fingers Louie. This four-piece punk unit, led by lead vocalist Tim McIlrath, plays a punchy brand of melodic hardcore heavily influenced by bands like Bad Religion, Minor Threat and Bad Brains. Since forming in late 1999, the band has found a surprising level of mainstream success over multiple studio albums, including their newest, "The Black Market," but is perhaps best known for their tireless activism efforts, including work with Amnesty International, the It Gets Better Project and more.
Due largely in part to non-stop touring in the early '90s, Nebraska alt-rockers 311 built a big fan base for their rock-rap-reggae hybrid style of music. The group's name is taken from Omaha Police Department's code for indecent exposure.
Trombone Shorty (Troy Andrews) began playing the trombone at age six and since 2009 has played with his group Orleans Avenue. Despite the nickname, he is equally adept on trombone and trumpet and is a man to be reckoned with on both. In 2009, New Orleans' premier music magazine, Offbeat, awarded Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Best R&B/Funk Band for the second year in a row.