Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia music’

In The Grand Tradition: The Wanamaker Organ At Christmas

In The Grand Tradition: The Wanamaker Organ At Christmas

December 20, 2013  |  Last Light

In a city full of superlatives, few sound as good as the largest pipe organ in the world: the Wanamaker Organ. With the Christmas light show in full regalia, Brad Maule visited organist Wesley Parrott as he provided the soundtrack to the hundreds gathered at Macy's for the show > more

Encore At Kelly Natatorium: One Night Only (For Now?)

Encore At Kelly Natatorium: One Night Only (For Now?)

December 12, 2013  |  Buzz

In May, the Hidden City Festival breathed life into the Kelly Natatorium for the first time in over 40 years. This Saturday, brothers Will and Brooke Blair and their friend Craig Hendrix lead an ensemble who will perform an opera in the space, one inspired by the water that's the very reason it was built > more

Rock & Roll For Rail For Real

Rock & Roll For Rail For Real

December 3, 2013  |  Buzz

A killer lineup at tomorrow's fundraiser concert for the Friends of the Rail Park aims to take the group one step closer to Phase One of the makeover of the former Reading Railroad trestle > more

Days of Electronic Future Past

Days of Electronic Future Past

May 29, 2013  |  2013 Festival

Hidden City Festival 2013: it has a soundtrack. This Friday at the Historical Society of Frankford, King Britt and Data Garden collaborate to bring the first of two concerts to the space with historical instruments—and sounds sampled on site > more

Block Bustin'

Block Bustin’

April 10, 2013  |  Walk the Walk

South Street's loss is Frankford Avenue's gain for a Philadelphia music institution. Joe Brin checks in with Philadelphia Record Exchange on their relocation plans > more