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Actress and Singer Jane Norman 'Pixanne' Dies at Age 83
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/13/17 6:40 pm | updated: 05/13/17 6:43 pm
 
Beloved actress and singer Jane Norman, who many baby boomers remember as "Pixanne," has passed away in her Bala Cynwyd home at age 83. She was born in Philadelphia and by age three was already an accomplished musical prodigy playing Bach and Beethoven. She graduated from Cheltenham High School and earned a degree in music from Temple University with minors in broadcasting and drama.

In 1960, Jane approached WPVI-TV Channel 6 with an idea for a children's show. They were not... Read More

 
 
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Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House to get $45 million Renovation by Eric Blumenfeld/Live Nation
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/06/17 11:27 pm | updated: 05/06/17 11:37 pm
 
Philadelphia's historic Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street is officially set to be restored and renovated as a live music venue. Developer Eric Blumenfeld, who is bringing the nearby Divine Lorraine Hotel back to life, has partnered with concert promoter Live Nation to refurbish the block-long building at Broad and Poplar for $45 million. Construction is slated to start in June and it should be ready to open by the end of 2018.

The building was built in 1908 by Oscar... Read More

 
 
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4th Annual Haverford Spring Fest Returns Sun. May 7th, 2017, Brookline Blvd Havertown, Rain or Shine
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/03/17 4:21 pm | updated: 05/03/17 4:21 pm
 
The 4th Annual Haverford Spring Fest Music And Arts Festival sponsored by ACME Markets returns this Sunday, May 7th, Noon - 7pm, on Brookline Blvd at Darby Road in Havertown, PA. The event is Rain or Shine. This all ages, family friendly festival features live music, art, food, beer and wine, local vendors, the Kids Super Fun Zone for children and more.

This year's lineup includes:

Noon ~ The Haverford High School Jazz Combo, under the direction of Marcel... Read More

 
 
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Made in America 2017 Lineup Announced; Jay Z, J. Cole, The Chainsmokers Headlining
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/01/17 3:15 pm | updated: 05/01/17 3:15 pm
 
The initial lineup for the 2017 Made in America Festival has been announced. This year's music fest will once again take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Saturday September 2nd and Sunday September 3rd over Labor Day Weekend. Headlining this year will be festival founder/curator Jay Z as well as J. Cole and The Chainsmokers. The lineup also includes Kaskade, Migos, Solange, Run the Jewels, DMX, Little Dragon, Broods, and more.... Read More

 
 
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NFL Draft Experience 2017 Music Stage to Feature Philadelphia Bands/Artists Friday and Saturday
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 04/25/17 10:51 pm | updated: 04/25/17 10:51 pm
 
This week's NFL Draft will be a football fan's paradise and that's not including representatives from every team picking future stars over seven rounds and three days. The parkway will be transformed into a wonderland of NFL activities from autographs and memorabilia to locker rooms and the Vince Lombardi trophy. However, stuck right in the middle of all the sports adrenaline there is a 'Music Stage' that will be hosting performances by some of Philadelphia's best artists. Give it up to the... Read More

 
 
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The Districts Release New Video 'Ordinary Day' and Announce New Album Popular Manipulations due 8/11
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 04/24/17 1:15 pm | updated: 04/24/17 1:15 pm
 
Philadelphia's The Districts have released a new video for the first single 'Ordinary Day' off their just announced new album Popular Manipulations due August 11th on Fat Possum Records. 'Ordinary Day' was released back in February and was available as a 7-inch over the weekend on Record Store Day. They'll be playing an Album Release Show at Union Transfer in August the day the album comes out. All but four of the songs were produced with Keith Abrams of Pine Barons. The other... Read More

 
 
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Record Store Day 2017 in Philadelphia, Saturday April 22nd - 10th Anniversary
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 04/22/17 1:08 am | updated: 04/22/17 1:08 am
 
Record Store Day 2017 in Philadelphia is set for this Saturday, April 22nd. Music fans will flock to area record stores to get their hands on exclusive releases, excellent deals, and live in-store performances. Despite our world of digital music and devices, the local independent music store is still the place in the community where fans can discover and discuss music, meet new people, get to know the owner, get opinions, and walk away with an actual product in hand to enjoy.
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Lineup Announced 56th Philadelphia Folk Festival 2017; Old Crow Medicine Show, Graham Nash, Taj Mo
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 04/20/17 11:56 pm | updated: 04/20/17 11:56 pm
 
The Philadelphia Folksong Society has released the initial lineup for this year's 56th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. As always, the fest will be held on the Old Pool Farm, in Upper Salford Township near Schwenksville, PA, on August 17-20. "The Stars Have Aligned To Reveal The First Portion Of The Lineup" Notable acts include Old Crow Medicine Show, Samantha Fish, Graham Nash, Sierra Hull, The Weight Band w/ Harvest King Horns, Taj Mo (The Taj Mahal and Keb 'Mo' Band), and Susan Werner.... Read More

 
 
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Jesus Christ Superstar to air this Easter Morning on iRadioPhilly Radio Stations in Philadelphia
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 04/16/17 12:25 am | updated: 04/16/17 12:25 am
 
iRadioPhilly is resurrecting an Easter morning Philadelphia radio tradition for the 6th straight year. iRadioPhilly will being playing the original Jesus Christ Superstar rock opera from 1970 in its entirety on one of its radio stations on this upcoming Easter morning, April 16th.

During the 1970's and 1980's, Philadelphia's progressive rock radio station, WIOQ-FM featured the original Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack in its entirety hosted by... Read More

 
 
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Kelly Music Center to Bring Arts, Education and Entertainment to Havertown
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 04/03/17 2:42 pm | updated: 04/03/17 2:42 pm
 
HAVERTOWN, PA - The musical seeds planted in Haverford Township over the last decade are blossoming. A new venue for music and arts is coming this summer. The Kelly Music Center will bring a multi-purpose community arts venue to Havertown. The proposed space will provide live performance opportunity for developing young musicians, singers, writers and other students interested in developing their craft. The Kelly Music Center will also feature professional performers, singer-songwriters,... Read More

 
 
 
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