XPoNential Fest returns to Wiggins

WXPN, a public radio station operated by the University of Pennsylvania, hosted a sold-out XPoNential Festival at Wiggins Park July 26-28 sponsored by Subaru and Xfinity. On the first night of the festival, all eyes were on Wiggins Park, where artists such as Aaron & the Spell, Red Baraat, and… Continued

The Wonder Years return with new heartfelt tracks

Local band The Wonder Years released its third album, “The Greatest Generation,” May 14 via Hopeless Records. The band consists of Dan “Soupy” Campbell (lead vocals), Casey Cavaliere (guitarist), Matt Brasch (guitarist), Nick Steinborn (keyboardist and guitarist), Joshua Martin (bassist) and Michael Kennedy (drummer). Although they started out as a… Continued

British band invades Philly

London natives Daughter passed through Philadelphia May 3 in support of their newest album, “If You Leave.” The show was set to take place at the First Unitarian Church but was moved to Union Transfer in order to release more tickets due to the quick sellout. The show opened with… Continued

Anna Greenwald, an up-and- coming artist

Drexel University’s music industry program is at it again. Sophomore Anna Greenwald could possibly be the next big thing for Drexel and the entertainment business as a whole. For Greenwald, it all started when she was 10 years old. After a few years of training herself classically, she transferred to… Continued

Philly Artist of the Week: June Divided

Soaring out of Drexel’s own music industry program, June Divided is definitely a band to keep your eye on. This rock band was formed when a Drexel professor suggested that Melissa Menago (lead singer, guitarist) and Chris Kissel (guitarist) create an album together for their senior project. Although both Menago… Continued

104.5’s Winter Jam ice cold fun

Philadelphia’s Radio 104.5 returned to The Piazza Jan. 26 for the much-anticipated third annual Winter Jam. This year’s concert featured performances from Tegan and Sara, Matt & Kim, Walk the Moon, Twenty One Pilots and June Divided. The free outdoor concert attracted thousands of music lovers from Philadelphia and beyond… Continued

Philly Artist of the Week: Wild Rompit

Senior music industry students Blair Ollendorf and Brandon Bost were randomly paired as roommates in the fall of 2009, and that is when Wild Rompit was born. “We started playing music together and going to some open mics around Philly. We asked [senior film and video student] Sean Huber to… Continued