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Heading to Philly on Saturday? ‘Rock the Troc’ for Music Education

Due to take a road trip to Philly this weekend? Naturally, you can find plenty of live music in the nation’s fifth largest city almost any night of the week.

However, if you’re going to go that far, you might as well rock for a cause.

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Philly Artists Marcelyn and A Day Without Love Coming to Allentown June 29

What are most Philadelphia DIY shows like? They are a place for making friends. That is the story of Marcelyn and A Day Without Love (ADWL). Both Penn State Alumni with differing musical backgrounds, the stories of both of these Philadelphia based songwriters will be shared across the New England area.

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Philly-based Local Music Advocate to Release Debut Record for New Project

The debut record from Sightline Heights, a new alternative rock project from the Philadelphia area, is set to be released worldwide on June 8th, 2018 through all major online retailers and streaming services. As the solo project of Marc Eimer, a Philadelphia-area native that has long been an advocate for independent artists, the 4-song EP features Eimer on vocals and guitar, with guest appearances from long-time friends Stephen Lorek and Dylan Mulcahy, formerly of XPN-supported band Shark Tape, on bass and drums respectively. 

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Who Makes Cubbage’s ‘Core 20’?

Back in January, Doylestown-based performer CJ Dunleavy alerted us to his “Philadelphia Indie” Spotify playlist, featuring 70+ noteworthy songs by local and regional artists. The playlist has since been passed on to Spotify’s algorithm curators, virtually ensuring that many more ears will have a chance to hear some amazing, under-the-radar tunes.

It seems that more performers are getting in on the playlist curation trend — including the Lehigh Valley Music Awards’ reigning Outstanding New Band/Soloist recipient, Cubbage.

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Kill the Broadcast Guitarist Could Sing Onstage with Judah & the Lion… with Your Help!

Radio 104.5 in Philadelphia is holding a contest where one lucky listener will have the opportunity to join alt-rockers Judah & the Lion onstage to sing The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” during their March 16 performance in Philadelphia – and one of our music scene’s own is in the running!

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