Nina Persson plays World Cafe Live

Nina Persson has often been deemed the heroine of “coldhearted warm pop.” This ironic phrase sounds almost acrimonious to describe someone as iconic as Persson. It was only after attending her show at World Cafe Live that I could truly understand that term. Persson is fearless. She is a woman… Continued

What’s Happening in Philly

LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation will host an all-day volunteer event in almost 80 parks across the city. You can help to rake leaves, plant flower bulbs and do other work to help the parks prepare for winter. Register online… Continued

Scott Terry tells tales of indie band

Scott Terry of the Ohio startup band Red Wanting Blue spoke with me last week about his past experiences on starting the band in 1996, being independent for 14 years, signing with the Fanatic Records label, and his new tour which started Oct. 3. The Triangle: So you guys have… Continued

Green River Ordinance endures storm to perform

Philadelphia saw its first snowfall of the season Nov. 7, but that didn’t stop Texas natives Green River Ordinance from performing their show at World Cafe Live. “We’re from Texas, where the threat of snow shuts everything down. Snow is different to Green River Ordinance. But we’re glad we’re here,”… Continued

RRE at World Cafe Live

The idea of a band playing two consecutive nights in one city is hardly anything new in the world of music. Most often, bands will do this simply because they are popular and want all of their fans to get a chance to see them perform. Typically, fans choose to… Continued

Howard plays sold-out set at World Cafe Live

“Never thought we’d make it to this side of the pond,” singer-songwriter Ben Howard said after expressing to the audience how good it felt to address a crowd as “Philadelphia.” Communion’s “Austin to Boston Tour” stopped at World Cafe Live March 27, selling out the upstairs venue. Communion, a record… Continued