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November 21, 2017

NightLife

Blackfoot strikes New Hope

By Alex Lloyd Gross Blackfoot, the hard hitting southern rock band  played a rare show in the area last night, November 12, 2017, at Havana New Hope and they brought founding member  Rickey Medlocke with them. This was rarer than a comet, and it happened right here.  The show was general admission and was going to 

Halloween is near and here is a local haunt

By Alex Lloyd Gross As Halloween approaches,  children will be celebrating it on Tuesday night, October 31. Adults have another idea in mind. They will be celebrating it during the weekend.  Actually, it’s not just adults, it’s older kids, who have outgrown trick or treating. They will go to haunted houses or hayrides. Locally, people

Rock Allegiance festival held in Camden

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Philadelphia area has held different music festivals over the past summer and with the summer concert season winding down, there was one last festival to be held for the year. Rock Allegiance. This was not for those easily offended. This was loud and it was built for speed.   You needed

UFO lands on South Street, leaves region stunned

By Alex Lloyd Gross UFO came to  Philadelphia and brought Saxon with them. Two great bands from the era when rock was king, Philly had two great rock stations and both bands were featured. While UFO was billed as the headliner, Saxon stormed the stage and almost left nothing of it for UFO to play

Rock Allegiance less than a month away

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s one of the largest rock shows in the region.  Rock Allegiance. It’s coming to the BB&T Pavilion October 7 2017.  This event is coming off the heels from last years extravaganza at Chester’s Talen Energy Stadium. “Our partners, Live Nation, thought that this would be a venue that speaks to

Canstatters hosts Labor Day Oktoberfest

By Alex Lloyd Gross Octoberfest during Labor Day? Yes!. It has become a tradition that the Labor Day Weekend  is the time to go to Canstatters Volkfest, which is located on Academy Road near Holme Ave. in northeast Philadelphia.  You will know you are there with hundreds of vehicles spilled out onto the street, overflowing

Philadelphia Folk Festival delights thousands

By Alex Lloyd Gross The 56th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival took place this passed weekend in Upper Salford Pa.  Things would get old fast if the same performers were playing every year.  The line up changes drastically. It’s always fresh.  With that being said, this is the very first year that Graham Nash has been

Philadelphia Folk Festival is next week

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s always the third weekend in August.  That’s approaching fast. The Philadelphia Folk Festival. For those that have never gone to this, it’s an event to see. There are vendors that sell anything from food to crafts. Then, there is music. This year ( 2017)  the headliners include: The Weight Band,

Kimberly Dahme plays local show

By Alex Lloyd Gross A free show took place at Havana New Hope this past weekend featuring Kimberly Dahme.  Some people know who she is others, not so much. In short, she played with Boston during their 2004 tour and her song ‘With You” was included in the Boston album Corporate America. That song was

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