Articles by Billy Bauer
Jun. 30, 2017
Sixers take Markelle Fultz with first overall pick
To the delight of Philadelphia 76ers fans, the team seems to have finally solved the biggest problem with their roster in the “process” era: they have their franchise point guard. In a surprising move, the Sixers traded up from the third spot in the draft to the first to select 19-year-old point guard Markelle Fultz, and it appears they have solidified a core that — with any luck — can grow to dominate the league in the years to come.
May. 26, 2017
Frankie Cosmos, Real Estate play spectacular UT concert
Union Transfer was nearing full capacity as indie band Frankie Cosmos took to the stage in support of Real Estate May 19.
May. 19, 2017
Josh Jackson should be Sixers’ selection at three
The National Basketball Association Draft Lottery has come and gone, and with it comes some much needed clarity for the teams involved. The Philadelphia 76ers came through as slight winners on the night, as they jumped into the top three, landing the third pick.
May. 12, 2017
Draft Lottery could be a major turning point for the 76ers
The most important time of the National Basketball Association season is rapidly approaching. The teams involved are gearing up, hoping they’ll have enough to reach the finish line, accomplishing a feat that can change the perception of a franchise for years to come. That’s right, the NBA draft lottery is mere days away.
May. 5, 2017
Pinegrove, fans connect on a spiritual level at First Unitarian
The first time I heard of New Jersey band Pinegrove, they were opening for a stacked lineup of emo groups last April, including The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, at the Theater of Living Arts.
Apr. 7, 2017
Palehound, Big Thief captivate at Johnny Brenda’s show
Johnny Brenda’s remains one of my favorite venues in the city of Philadelphia, and when I get the chance to see a band I love there, it’s always a special experience. When Brooklyn’s Big Thief announced the tour following their truly great album “Masterpiece” and I saw that they were coming to Johnny Brenda’s on March 26, I knew I had to be in attendance.
Mar. 10, 2017
Chicago’s Noname sells out World Cafe Live concert
Despite the moniker, Chicago rapper Noname is gaining nationwide fame.
Feb. 16, 2017
Oct. 7, 2016
Kanye West leaves mid-set during Meadows Festival
For an event with the name “Meadows,” the color green was scarce in New York parking lot where the festival took place. In fact, there was little to be seen for scenery in front of Citi Field at all compared to other festivals. That didn’t matter much though, as the weekend’s performers gave festival goers plenty of entertainment.
Sep. 27, 2016
East coast gears up for star-studded Meadows Festival
This year on the east coast, the most hyped music festival was Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island in New York City. With headliners like The Strokes, The Killers and Kanye West, it seemed like an easy decision for music fans with the means of attending in the big apple. Well, you know what they say about the best-laid plans of mice and men. Thunderstorms rolled into the city causing the cancellation of the final day of the festival, leaving thousands devastated as they were unable to see some incredible acts like Vince Staples, Courtney Barnett and the headliner, Kanye West.