“The Smiths Social” Leads A Double-Header New Wave Night

The Smiths Social, a monthly gathering of like-minded Smiths/Morrissey fans, returns to Philadelphia this month on Sunday, December 18 th , 2011, 8:00 pm at Kung Fu Necktie in Northern Liberties. The event will be sponsored by
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US Singer Wins New Wave-2011 Contest

Singer Jayden Felder from the U.S. won the 10th New Wave competition for young pop music performers in Latvia's Jurmala. The second prize went to Masha Sobko from Ukraine, while Russian pop band N.A.O.M.I won the third prize. In all, the New Wave-2011 brought together 16 singers and bands from 14 countries. The (more...)

Golandsky Institute Presents International Piano Festival

Golandsky Institute Presents International Piano Festival

Don’t miss the rare opportunity to hear world-renowned artists in week-long International Piano Festival 2011 where the Golandsky Institute presents six performances at Princeton University. Concerts on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings will be held at 8:00 PM in the intimate Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall, located at the (more...)

Goodbye, “Celebrities”

Goodbye, “Celebrities”

They say everyone has their fifteen minutes of fame.  Well the stars on this list deserved about five.  These stars really overstayed their welcome.  They’ve gone into the land of obscurity.  And I thank them for that.  To put it in a nicer way: their horse drawn carriage has turned (more...)

Keren Ann In Philadelphia

Keren Ann In Philadelphia

Keren Ann is the Parisian songwriter of Dutch and Israeli heritage. The real name of 37-year-old singer is Zeidel. On the cover of her sixth album, 101, there is the black-and-white photo shows her coolly eyeing a pistol as " if she's just done in a duplicitous paramour who lies in (more...)

How To Support Philadelphia Orchestra

How To Support Philadelphia Orchestra?

" In a new initiative launched to increase awareness and support of the Philadelphia Orchestra, orchestra officials are asking members of the public to “listen with your heart,” - reported Tv Channel CBS Philadelphia An orchestra is a symbol of opulence and musical excellence. But for now it filed for (more...)

Azerbaijan Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Singers Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal from Azerbaijan have been crowned the winner of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Germany. They took top honors  in the annual competition of 43 countries that was watched by an audience of more than 100 million people. Eldar Gasimov and (more...)

The Eurovision Song Contest Started In Dusseldorf

The Eurovision Song Contest Started In Dusseldorf

The Eurovision song contest started in Dusseldorf, Germany in this week. Nine countries have been ruled out of the  contest after a semi-final that saw regular participant Turkey eliminated from the competition. A audience of 125 million from the Atlantic Ocean to the Caspian Sea is expected to watch the 56th (more...)

Free Library of Philadelphia: Free Music Downloads

Free Library of Philadelphia web-site now offers free MP3 Sony Music collection for download. It had free music on it’s web-site even before, but that repertory was quite modest, and songs were... a bit outdated. A private company called Library Ideas, based in Virginia, has induced the major music corporation to offer (more...)

All You Need Is “Friday”

13 years old Rebecca Black, American teen pop singer gained worldwide notoriety with her 2011 single "Friday" through the record label ARK Music Factory, with many music critics and viewers dubbing it the "worst song ever." The song's negative critical response by the social media credited for Black's success. The music video, uploaded to (more...)

Lady Antebellum is Among The Winners

Lady Gaga and country trio Lady Antebellum were among the winners of the Grammy Awards. The members of Lady Antebellum said they were left in tears backstage by their unexpected wins, which also included three awards in the country field, all generated by their album "Need You Now." "We'll probably (more...)

Tribute to Michael Jackson by a Brazilian Taxi Driver

A video of some Brazilian taxi driver Jean Walker, performing a timeless hit by Michael Jackson “Billie Jean” rocked Youtube. The tribute in the name of the King of Pop amazes with an extraordinary similarity to Michael’s manner of singing. For a little bit more than a week this video (more...)

“Stereo Love” Dominats The European Charts

Edward Maya has dominated the European charts with his debut single 'Stereo Love,' which features vocals by singer Vika Jigulina. The song and the music video were both included on the compilation NRJ Music Awards 2010. The music video was filmed in Greece, as Edward Maya stated in an interview that Greece (more...)

World Café Live Philadelphia

World Café Live Philadelphia is located in the same building as WXPN’s studios and broadcasting area and dedicat music venue containing multiple stages and recording studios for encouraging local talent. World Café Live Philadelphia has become a cultural staple to students residing near Penn or Drexel. The café has area serves food (more...)

Jazz For Philadelphia

One of the city's most significant homes for the music, Ortlieb's Jazzhaus, was closed after 23 years. The scene also lost several guiding lights, beginning with Edgar Bateman in May. The great drummer he'd been more active in recent years thanks to collaborations with saxophonist Bobby Zankel. Pianist Sid Simmons, (more...)