TRY to Celebrate the Holidays, This Wednesday with Julia Nunes and Elizabeth and the Catapult

TRY to Celebrate the Holidays, This Wednesday with Julia Nunes and Elizabeth and the Catapult

Although I’ve never been a fan of the holidays, I am inclined to believe that they can be fun… based on The Holidays CAN Be Fun co-headlining Tour, coming to us courtesy of long-time PHILTHY friend and exceptionally quirky piano-pop singer/songwriter...
Come Sit Down with The Paper Kites, 10/4 in the Sanctuary of the First Unitarian Church

Come Sit Down with The Paper Kites, 10/4 in the Sanctuary of the First Unitarian Church

Australian folk rockers The Paper Kites have been good friends of PHILTHY since all the way back in 2013, when they made their first trek through America (including a stop at Johnny Brenda’s).  They’ve since returned to the City of Brotherly Love and...
Deconstruct Arthur Moon, 9/25 at WCL (CANCELLED)

Deconstruct Arthur Moon, 9/25 at WCL (CANCELLED)

(Unfortunately, this concert has been cancelled.) Arthur Moon is nearly as complexly ambiguous as their moniker would imply… Arthur Moon is the project of Lora-Faye Åshuvud, a queer composer/singer/radio host who can’t actually read...
Gavin Haley: “Just go fast and stay positive.” (9/11 at WCL, Supporting Ashe)

Gavin Haley: “Just go fast and stay positive.” (9/11 at WCL, Supporting Ashe)

Gavin Haley has quite the interesting story; at only 22, he’s already a former-professional-cyclist-turned-musician (I’m pretty sure he would be the first of that designation to appear on PHILTHY…)  This summer he released two singles,...
Samantha Sidley, on Being “a singer/singer” (Friday at WCL with The Bird and the Bee)

Samantha Sidley, on Being “a singer/singer” (Friday at WCL with The Bird and the Bee)

“I’m an interpreter.  I’m a singer/singer,” Samantha Sidley tells me, giggling.  Sidley is a jazz singer (but not songwriter), who is perhaps best known for her work with The Bird and the Bee, both as a touring member of the dream pop...