Walton Marquette Project
Walton Marquette plays energetic rock and pop hits from the 80's, 90's, and 70's. Our intriguing mix of favorites and some gems you almost forgot about includes The Cars, Prince, Journey, B-52's, the Pretenders, INXS and others, all curated to get you on your feet and moving. The band's original music continues the theme of "real musicians, real instruments, real fun." The smooth three-part harmonies, searing guitars, bright keyboards, and propulsive drums and percussion add up to a high energy show that creates happiness, energy, and excitement through music. Walton Marquette loves Pop, "First Wave", and Rock music, and knows how to do it right.
Jaffna World Music Ensemble
Jaffna is a Philadelphia-based world music ensemble which combines instrumentation and influences from the Middle East, India, Flamenco and other world music elements. With roots in the early-1990s, the group maintains its distinct style with original compositions and improvisations which stretch the boundaries of their respective cultures.
Jim’s music explores the human condition in all its beauty and brokenness. Soaring vocals that are thick and powerful dive down into resonant rumbles that roll through melodies that stick in your head for the rest of the day. The live experience is an authentic journey with stories and laughs. He takes his inspiration from artists such as Chris Cornell, Eddie Vetter, Robert Plant, and Mac Powell.
Joining Jim are musicians Mike Wrigley, Laura Orr, and Jeffrey Zou.
Ty Faherty Band
The Ty Faherty Band was officially born in early 2020 when a group of musicians from Southeastern PA found inspiration in isolation! The band spent most of 2020 in the studio creating & recording original music & forming a tight bond destined to carry them in live performances. Their original music covers a wide range of styles…a nod to Americana, a lot of soul & grit from the Blues, a touch of country, and an edge that leans towards rock. The songs tell stories: some are personal…all are relatable! The band are excited to release their debut EP this summer and looking forward to live performances across Southeastern PA.
Happy Little Train Wreck
Representing three generations of musical influence, Happy Little Train Wreck has been playing music together for over 12 years. In that time we’ve put our spin on all genres of music. With two acoustic guitars, an upright bass, occasionally violin and steel guitar, Happy Little Train Wreck creates the bed for beautiful vocals on everything from punk to polka. We even incorporate a tin whistle when it’s just what the song calls for.
Niva, winner of the Mid-Atlantic Music Teacher’s Guild 2019 Award for Original Composition, will wow you with your favorites, as well as her own compositions. As a songwriter all kinds of music inspire her to express her emotions. Instruments from the guitar, to the ukulele, to the piano always bring her songs to life . Her favorite original, “38th street”, is a piece she holds dear in my heart. She hopes to inspire the world with my songs.
Deconstructing and reimagining familiar themes, both lyrically and in composition, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jesse Gimbel proves that convention is only a restriction when it is left unexamined. Sometimes a whisper, sometimes a hammer -- but never out of place, Jesse blends narrative and musical elements into a tonic of rhythm and melody. Drawing lines of similarity to Death Cab for Cutie, the Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Sonic Youth and Wye Oak, fans of a rich, real, relatable cinematic pop will quickly connect with Jesse’s music.
A foot-stompin’ blend of bluegrass & country music, from traditional favorites to contemporary sounds. Combines guitars, mandolin, banjo, steel guitars, fiddle & bass with heartfelt vocals
A classic rock and pop cover band, playing music from the late 60’s to today, covering bands such as CCR, Tom Petty, Steve Miller Band and the Black Keys. Everything you want to hear and more.
Penny Lane Jazz Ensemble
Penny Lane Trio’s fusion of R&B with jazz combines the elements of old school R&B with the songs of the British invasion. Think of it as Liverpool meets Memphis. And just to keep things interesting, PLJE throws in a little Reggae, Rockabilly, and Brazilian Boss Nova. If it’s got a horn section, we dig into it.
Almost There Unplugged
Everyone has loved the way Almost There rocks the house. Now try them unplugged. All the same alt-modern rock songs from the 90’s to present, with a bit of 80’smusic tossed in. Covers the likes of Green Day, Blink 182, Weezer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Kooks & The 1975 – all unplugged for a change we are can’t wait to hear.
Zazz Jazz Band
A spirited jazz quintet, Zazz plays everything from piano, guitar, bass & conga drums, based in Phill y area. P lay everything from j azz standards, to Latin, blues & a littl e bit o f funk. S ounds incl. Clifford Brown, Gene Ammons, Lee Morgan, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Burrell and Horace Silver.
Rick's Office Band
Rick's Office Band is a Blues and Rock Cover Band with a soft edge hailing from the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Each of band members diverse musical influence lead to the creation of interesting set lists. The band's focus on musical dynamics and "space" allow the vocals of Amy and Russ to shine through, while leaving room for tasteful guitar leads.
Hard Times Woebegone String Band
Inspired by traditional spirituals and old-time folk music, HTWSB brings guitars, mandolin, bass, dobro, and ukulele onto the stage, to play songs about heartbreak, despair, and redemption.
Main Line Singers
We are the chorus of your community! Made up of your neighbors and friends, this new and growing group sings accompanied arrangements of upbeat tunes from Broadway, Hollywood and popular music, from Anything Goes to Hamilton to Frank Sinatra to Queen - and everything in between! Dr. Ted Latham is our Artistic Director; Youngjin Joo, is our Collaborative Pianist.
Original compositions that evoke a nostalgic, R&B retrospective akin to Tom Petty, Black Keys, Allman Bros., with a modern twist.
Villa Maria Madrigals
The Madrigals are a select group of singers, chosen by audition. Thisensemble performs challenging repertoire, both accompanied and a cappella. In recent years the Madrigals have earned the highest rating of “superior” at the PMEAchoral adjudication. The most beautiful of harmonies.
An eight member acoustic band with terrific songs and melodies. This year Just Friends is going all-out Hootenanny. There will be classic folk songs and modern folk-rock tunes from the sixties and seventies. There will definitely be a Sing-along and happy memories for all.
The Firefly Gals enjoy sharing their toe-tapping, foot stomping Appalachian mountain music with audiences and dancers alike. Played on traditional instruments, Old-Time music is a uniquely American music that is the root of Bluegrass and other genres. It grew out of a mix of cultural influences of the Appalachian region, including English, Scottish, Irish and African.
Jasafar grew from a basement band of three musicians to its current group of five. This was a process of growth and change over a period of several years. We are a band of musicians from diverse backgrounds who have developed a sound which each member uses to express them individually, creating a sound that is unique to the band.
We are an acoustic guitar duo, formed in 2019, playing rock & roll music from the 60s to today, including favorite standards and some deep cuts too. If you're in the mood for some wood, steel and great music, please like our Facebook page and follow.
Creaky Knees Cloggers
Just what it sounds like: traditional clogging to Appalachian roots music. The can be seen accompanying the Firefly Gals with some lively footwork.
Two of the Four
High energy acoustics and sweet harmonies, interjected into a crowd inspired playlist. If you're not having fun with these two, Check your pulse!
The Great American Songbook
John McKee accompanied by Don Salting on guitar will be covering songs from the Great American Songbook along with a few more contemporary favorites. There really is no music that can match the Great American Songbook. You will love them sung by the smooth baritone of John McKee.
Lost Northern Tribe
Americana mixologists specializing in a world gumbo of honky-tonkaccordi on and zydeco infused rock and blues. Occasionally, some Irish & TexMex added to the stew.
The Stay At Home Band
Dave, Phyllis and Doug are "The Stay At Home Band". We formed during the Covid crisis in 2020. Our goal is to provide a little musical entertainment to help us all through this thing. Hope you enjoy!
Philadelphia musicians creating new music and twisting unexpected covers. Acoustic and electric trio. Jim Schoenlank (acoustic & electric guitar, vocals) – singer/songwriter honed his songwriting and skills in Greenwich Village with Fast Folk. Kenn Brown (electric & 1947 Anton Seifert Upright bass, vocals) – laying down the bottom for a long list of Philadelphia area bands and in studio recordings for decades, playing Bluegrass, Rock&Roll, and Blues. Rick Tomassone (drums, vocals) – setting the groove in Philadelphia bands for decades.
Mojo & The Helper Monkeys
Mojo and the Helper Monkeys covers everything from Johnny Cash, Elvis, The Supremes and CCR to Michael Jackson, Hall and Oates, and AC/DC. Just ask and we"ll try anything within our bluegrass set up and Mamas and Papas-esque harmonies. Get Ready for Fun!
Your Reckless Mind
True to its roots in Americana. Beautiful melodies, heartfelt harmonies, master musicians.
Acoustic folk rock, Americana, original compositions, plus Sheryl Crow/Patty Griffin/Indigo Girls covers, guitars and violins and absolutely beautiful.
Since forming in 2008, Philadelphia rockers Flightschool have steadily earned larger venues up and down the east coast via their energetic live performances. The four-piece blends straight rock with blues and jam influences anchored by a two-headed guitar attack. Catch them on the road and buckle up for a set of inspired originals with a wingspan from the 70s prog of ELO to the more current sounds of the Artic Monkeys. Flightschool has performed at the Allman Brother's inspired Peach Music Festival in Scranton PA where they shared the stage with the likes of My Morning Jacket, Toots and the Maytals, Govt Mule & The Warren Haynes Band, Bob Weir & Ratdog, TAB, Victor Wooten, the Taj Mahal Trio, George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, Lotus, Grey and Mofro, and many more amazing artists.