I have been lucky enough to become the second shooter for Kristen Kidd Photography and on a gorgeous day in October we photographed the wedding of Sarah and Zach. They met through mutual friends a couple of years ago and last year around Christmas became engaged. Zach is the drummer in popular punk rock band, Daylight. The wedding took place in the small chapel right next to Zach’s parents house and the reception followed in the dining hall.
It’s been a bit too long since I’ve made a post on here, so here we go. In the past month or so I have had the opportunity to delve into a new type of photography, specifically weddings. On September … Continue reading →
On Saturday evening, the First Unitarian Sanctuary was used for something other than prayer. People filed into the pews of the Church and sat enjoying the graceful musings of Philadelphia based singer/songwriter Birdie Busch followed by Brooklyn-based songstress, Elizabeth Ziman of … Continue reading →
Over the past month I have become involved in a new start-up company developed by Temple graduate, Dave Silver. Dave’s original conception began in the basement of his fraternity basement, AEPi on Norris and Broad St; rightfully titled “Broad Street Lounge”. He began inviting any and all folks interested in a performing a slot on the stage. A year and a half later, that idea has grown exponentially into a full-fledge production team with the goal in mind to “Discover the Undiscovered”.
Tomorrow marks the day that BSMG comes to life and the beginning of the official website, broadstmusicgroup.com. The website will showcase events that BSMG holds at various venues throughout the city and feature new and upcoming artists. It will also feature the BSMG services that range from photography/videography to booking to promotions and related press.
The launch event will be held at the legendary Sigma Sound Studios on 12th and Race, a studio where greats like The Roots, Jill Scott, and even David Bowie have recorded.
At 8 p.m. the doors will open to the world where people can discover new music and have a great time with free food and drinks as well as sponsors like 96.5 The Wired. You’ll also be able to walk away with a free mixtape of all the artists who performed during the night, some of those include:
E-Hos and Patrick Donovan
…and many more
See the facebook event to view the full lineup here
Be sure to get there early for the free food which will include spicy meatballs, spinach dip, and baked macaroni and cheese bites, all homemade (i’m drooling). Also there will be free alcohol samples as well and an ICE LUGE! This event is all ages but you must be 21 to drink.
You may RSVP here and purchase tickets until tomorrow for $10, and then $15 at the door. You can do so here.
Tuesday night headliners at Johnny Brenda’s included four-piece Australian indie rock group, San Cisco. Since their LP Awkward debuted they have skyrocketed the charts and have been playing all over the country. I first saw them at SXSW back in March … Continue reading →
On Thursday, June 27th a rain storm almost washed away Philadelphia, but luckily the show at North Star bar remained stable. Cruiser opened up the night breezing through six songs off their most recent self-titled EP. Their indie rock sound echoed … Continue reading →
Philadelphia indie rock quartet, Vacationer, who released their full-length Gone late last year, did a Key Studio session back in May that was just released. You can listen to it here and check out some photos from the session below
Jose Gonzalez and his band, Junip rekindled and put on a beautiful sounding performance at Union Transfer on Sunday, June 16th. Opening band included Birdie Busch and her band of boys with their incredible folk rock sound. Done for The Key