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Philadelphia Folk Festival

August 12, 2010

Article: Philly Folk Fest 2009

The Philadelphia Folk Festival is not really in Philadelphia. It takes place in the Philly suburb of Montgomery County:
1323 Salford Station Road (Clemers Mill Road and Salford Station Road)Schwenksville, PA 19473

The Old Pool Farm
August August 19 at 9:00am – August 23 at 12:00pm

Hoots & Hellmouth
Cadillac Sky
Audra Mae

AA Bondy
Spinning Leaves
Marc Silver
Annie & The Beekeepers
Sweetback Sisters
Vienna Teng
Blame Sally
Jah Levi
Bonnie Prince Billy
Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
Host and MC Gene Shay

Phila Songwriters Project:
Ryan Tennis
Tania Alexandra
The Fleeting Ends
Johnny Miles

Friday Afternoon Concert
MC: Jesse & Levi
2:30-3:00 Annie & the Beekeepers
3:15-3:45 Marc Silver
4:00-4:30 Spinning Leaves
4:45-5:15 AA Bondy
5:30-6:00 The Sweetback Sisters

Friday Evening Concert
Piper: Dennis Hangey
MC: Gene Shay
7:30-8:00 Djarara
8:10-8:35 Blame Sally
8:45-9:10 Vienna Teng
9:25-9:50 Jah Levi
10:05-11:00 Bonnie Prince Billy
11:15-12:00 Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Horse Feathers
Jeff Tweedy
Chris Smither
Erin McKeown
Taj Mahal
Mike Cross
The Giving Tree Band
Iain Matthews
Shannon Whitworth
Harlem Blues & Jazz Band
Host and MC Gene Shay

Helen Leicht, Philly Local showcase:
Jake Snider
Tin Bird Choir
Mason Porter
Dave Quicks Trio
Ben Arnold

Kids Corner Showcase hosted by WXPN’s Kathy O’Connell (noon-2pm)
Special appearance from:
The Spinning Leaves, plus
12:00 pm: Two of a Kind
1:00 pm: Ken Ulansey Whirled Music
2:00 pm: Djarara

Saturday Afternoon Concert
MC Andy Braunfeld
4:00-4:30 Horse Feathers
4:45-6:00 Jeff Tweedy

Saturday Evening Concert
Piper: Dennis Hangey
MC: Gene Shay
7:30-8:15 Chris Smither & the Motivators
8:30-8:55 Erin McKeown
9:00 Harlem Jazz and Blues Choir
9:50-11:05 Taj Mahal
11:15-11:50 Mike Cross

Joe Pug
Iain Matthews
Susan Werner w/Natalia Zukerman
+ Trina Hamlin
The Subdudes
Richard Thompson
Butch Ross
Ken Ulansey Whirled Music
Joel Zoss
Mickey Clark & The Blue Norther
That 1 Guy
Clay Ross
Cheers Elephant
Kyle Offidani
Two Of A Kind
Scott Pryor and the
Common Sinners
Rockin’ Acoustic Circus
Host and MC Gene Shay

Canadian Stage:
Treasa Levasseur
Nudie & The Turks
Justin Rutledge
Lee Harvey Osmond
Amelia Curran

Sunday Concert
MC: Gene Shay
4:00-4:20 Great Groove Band
4:30-4:55 Joe Pug
5:00-5:25 Iain Matthews
5:35-6:00 Susan Werner
6:15-6:40 Malinky
6:50-7:25 Rockin’ Acoustic Circus
7:35-8:10 Subdudes
8:15-9:15 Richard Thompson

Monday Night Jam at Time in Philadelphia, PA

August 3, 2010

Time, 1315 Samson Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Open Mic / Jam every Monday evening starting at 10:00 PM
Jazz, Funk, Fusion

See some of the best musicians the world has to offer… for free!

Papadosio at Camp Barefoot 4

July 31, 2010

Type: Music and Arts – Concert
Where: Camp Barefoot 4, Bartow, FL
When: Saturday, August 21 from 2:30 am to 4:30 am

Philly Fusion Project, David Rowan & Wet Pet, Wynrise @ Rox Box

July 29, 2010

Coyle’s Rox Box
6080 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA

Philly fusion Project crosses many styles over its R&B rhythm. Featuring the soulful vocals of Vikki Wright, Warren Ddog Davis playing smooth keys and Bass, getting funky with Andre Bam Bam Adams on drums holding it down.

David Rowan & Wet Pet keep the funk alive with a more rockin’ vibe, while Wynrise bring all of those styles along with a jam band side.

Come, let the music soothe your soul…

Jammin’ For The Animals II

July 29, 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010
Blue Falls Grove near Reading, PA

2nd Annual “Jammin’ For The Animals” Festival @ Blue Falls Grove; Leesport, PA (near Reading, PA) ~ July 30th-31st, 2010 (Fri/Sat) ~ Fri 6:30pm-10:30pm and Sat 1pm-10:30pm w/camping ~ Gates open at 5pm on friday & noon on saturday…KIDS & ANIMALS VERY WELCOMED!!!

Artists: Cabinet, Natural Breakdown, Dakini, BuzzUniverse, Good Lovin’ Jamband, Flux Capacitor, Fellswoop, David Cullen, Mike Miz, Estaban & Friends, George Crow & Cody Chelius ~~~ Also, the Reading Juggler’s Club will be performing as well as doing a juggling workshop from about 3pm-6pm. Tina Hemmerle of Spirit Hoops will also be performing & doing hula hooping workshops throughout the day. Todd Grube of Downdog Yoga, Carol Lott, Naomi Mazy & David Dragonfly will be leading yoga workshops throughout the day on Sat in the Yoga Camp. Also, keep your eyes open for live painting during the music by “The Route 222 Crew” & Jon “Crazy Red-Beard” Blake plus others; glassblowing by Dave Statler of Dragonfly Studio & Gallery; a tie-dye workshop by Keith Giordano, “Making Hemp Jewelry” with Connie ‘The Candle Lady’, as well as seminars in tattooing & piercing, plus so much more…

~ Christine Mitchell of Christine Mitchell Photography will be taking pictures of pets & the prints will be available for purchase with all the proceeds going to the Humane Society of Berks County.

Info: This family-friendly, camping and jam-oriented music & arts festival at the beautiful Blue Falls Gro…ve in Leesport, PA (10 miles north of Reading, PA) includes an exciting & well-rounded collection of bands starting Friday night with Good Lovin’ Jamband (6:30-8pm), David Cullen (8:00-8:30pm) & Cabinet (8:30-10:30pm) on the main stage. For those of you who don’t know David Cullen, he’s a 2-time Grammy Award winner, AND Reading’s best-kept secret! It’s hard to even imagine what’s in store for us all!! Cabinet will then entertain us with a late-night acoustic campfire set (11:30-1am). The main stage picks back up on Saturday at 1pm with Fellswoop (1-2pm), George Crow & Cody Chelius (2-2:30pm), Flux Capacitor (2:30-4pm), Mike Miz (4-4:30pm), BuzzUniverse (4:30-6pm), Mike Miz (6-6:30pm), Dakini (6:30-8pm), Estaban & Friends (8-8:30pm) and Natural Breakdown (8:30-10:30pm). Dakini then plays a late-night acoustic campfire set (11:30-1am) ~ The stage is a covered pavilion with plenty of nearby choice space for camping. This 2nd annual multi-arts festival, which benefits the Humane Society of Berks County in memory of my brother, Bobby Jones, guarantees to be a feast for the senses. Included will be plenty to do for the kids & adults alike with a feeling of total brotherly/sisterly camaraderie & a complete family vibe ~ This gorgeous rural setting is exactly what music fans are looking for in a jamband festival atmosphere…hiking, swimming, fishing (with PA license), juggling & hula hooping workshops, tie-dying & pottery workshops, piercing & tattooing seminars, glassblowing, fire performances, live painting in the art village, disc golf competition, a Chinese auction, raffles, 25+ food & craft vendors, dozens of kids activities in their own pavilion, etc; all taking place while the hand-picked music continuously flows & captivates us all. ~ Late night activities will be planned both nights ~ Modern restrooms & port-a-johns available ~ Cooking with GAS GRILLS ONLY allowed on site ~ NO glass allowed! (MUST use plastic cups/cans) ~ Friendly animals are very welcomed!! ~ Centrally located in the tri-state area, Blue Falls Grove is less than 2 hours from most NY, NJ & PA metro areas and only a short distance from Interstate 78, as well as PA Routes 222 & 61 ~ Dave Cherba of Scarlet Sound will be providing the sound reinforcement ~ PlusVibes Productions will greet you at the gate plus supply the lighting & Vibes Patrol ~ Don Dix of GigGoals will provide stage management ~ Advance tickets are limited & available through: Dragonfly Studio & Gallery at 398 Penn Ave in W. Reading, PA (610/376-7176); Humane Society of Berks County at 1801 N. 11th St. in Reading, PA (610/921-2348); Brass Lantern at 12th & Pike in Reading (ask for Chris Kratz, aka, Big Daddy); associated bands or by e-mailing Todd Jones at ~ Tickets are $30/advance (limited available) & $40/gate ~ $5 to camp ~ Children 10 & under admitted free with adult ~ Strangers Helping Strangers will be conducting a food drive of non-perishable goods & feminine hygiene products during the fest for Berks Women In Crisis, as well as collecting pet products for Humane Society of Berks County…So make sure to bring an item or two in exchange for a great gift of your choice…The more you donate, the better the gift!


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