REVIEW: Crowd surfing and bearded men with war paint yelling in Rittenhouse Square? Not entirely a typical day at the park. But it happened last week at Philadelphia Weekly’s Concerts in the Park series, featuring
“Scream for Long Beach.” I shouted into my hairbrush with a terrible British accent. The recorded crowd on the CD screamed.I leapt on my bed and shouted, “‘the flight of Icarus!’” I furiously headbanged as
It’s becoming increasingly harder to remain a day tripper with the sound of some music festivals in the distance. It’s also becoming harder to distinguish some of them from an uninhibited form of summer camp.
Derek Watkins, better known as Fonzworth Bentley, is the true definition of a Renaissance man. The former maître d’ of a chi-chi New York restaurant, he gained notoriety in the entertainment world when he started
Fergie’s Pub’s open mic night is a musical Mecca for many unsigned Philadelphia musicians. Hosted for the last five years by the very talented and experienced drummer, Peter Gaudioso, Fergie’s has developed into a down-to-earth,
Not many people have seen the cult classic glam rock tribute “Velvet Goldmine,” but those who have usually remember the same handful of scenes. They recall Ewan MacGregor writhing on stage in skintight leather pants
This Monday night, listen closely for a sound in the distance. You might hear the faint rumble of an under-appreciated music scene gaining momentum. Philadelphia POPPED! co-founder and West Philadelphia resident Ben Morgan has high