Author: Sophie Burkholder

Philly Music Fest Recap

All photos by Madi Hynson. Last month, a beautiful onslaught of local acts were brought to the Philly Music Festival. A four-day event packed with every rising musical talent in this city, from rap to jazz to alt-rock, this festival was a must-see on all of our calendars. Each act brought their own exuberant energy […]

The Growlers at Union Transfer

Opening the night for the Growlers’ stop in Union Transfer this September was Surfbort, a punk foursome led by female screamer Dani Miller. Immediately amping up the crowd’s energy, their short set sent fans into a sweaty moshpit. Overflowing with anti-establishment attitudes and a shredding guitar power, Surfbort primed the stage with an aggressive excitement […]

The Growlers Beach Goth Tour is Coming to Philadelphia this Week

The Los Angeles band The Growlers will be at Union Transfer this Thursday, September 20. This genre-blending group is part surf rock, garage rock, folk, country, and experimental psychedelia. But the meanderings of their sound are always anchored by lead singer Brooks Nielsen’s distinctively nasal vocals. This summer, they released their seventh album, Casual Acquaintances, […]

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