Local Shots Artist of the Month  
4/1/2014
Mo Lowda & The Humble
// Starting in the Philadelphia suburbs of Bucks County, PA, Philadelphia Alternative Rock band, Mo Lowda and The Humble became official once making their way to Temple University. Known for their dynamic musicianship, progressive songwriting, and energetic live performances, the band gained a strong following through Temple University’s house party and ...
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2/28/2014
Downtown Harvest
Downtown Harvest is a quartet of high school friends hailing from the group has achieved quite a bit in its existence, earning versatile and devoted fans. In the winter of 2005 Downtown Harvest relocated to Los Angeles for a stint and since returned home to Philadelphia. They have had a ...
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1/31/2014
John The Conqueror
// With their October 2012 self-titled release, John the Conqueror resurrected a forgotten tale and added to that mythos. Blues Matters! Magazine (UK) says, 'This debut is dependable, solid and timeless.' About the lead single, Brian Mansfield of USA Today writes: 'Time To Go: This raw, bluesy old-school soul track ...
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12/31/2013
Toy Soldiers
// Toy Soldiers – a lively & hard-working band formed in 2007 by frontman Ron Gallo, started out as just a duo, then spent the next few years with a fluctuating cast of players. They eventually settled into a solid 5-piece who love a good song and dance; no pretense ...
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12/2/2013
Enstride
  Starting in early 2006, Enstride laid its foundation in the local Philadelphia music scene. Since then,  Enstride has evolved into a band whose music cannot be generalized into any one specific musical genre, rather, their sound has impacted many and left them at a loss of words for how ...
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11/4/2013
WMMR and The Ardmore Music Hall present: Jaxon’s Local Shots and the Yam Jam Kickasserole
WMMR and The Ardmore Music Hall present Jaxon’s Local Shots and the ‘Yam Jam Kickasserole! Thanksgiving Eve is thee traditional party night and ours rocks with four of the best Philadelphia area bands - Kid Felix, Bong Hits for Jesus, The Great Socio, and Shovelhook. Doors open at 7pm and ...
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10/1/2013
Black Stars
Black Stars has played over 50 shows in the best rooms of Philadelphia, including TLA, World Cafe Live, The Trocadero, North Star Bar, The Blockley, The Legendary Dobbs, The Fire, The Grape Room, and more. They have also had the pleasure of sharing the stage with notable acts such as ...
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8/30/2013
The Good Excuses
// The Good Excuses is an indie rock band from Willow Grove, PA that wears Grunge underwear, an optional Space helmet, a Funk watch, and whatever dirty Rock shirt they want to. They are four unusual people excited by the freedom they have to write unconventional music. With influences such ...
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8/7/2013
WMMR & Jaxon Present: Brett Fest
Jaxon's Local Shots Artist of the Month will return next month.
IKE guitarist, Brett Talley, has been diagnosed wtih chronic myelogenous leukemia.So his friends and loved ones are putting together a special All-ages benefit concert – Friday, August 16th at World Café Live - to help with the expenses in fighting the disease. The line-up is extensive, including reunion sets by ...
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7/1/2013
The Great SOCIO
// The Great SOCIO is the premier Guitar-less Rock 'n' Roll band from Philadelphia, PA. Formed in 2010, TGS layers infectious synth lines with crushing bass rhythms to provide a truly original live music experience. What really sets them apart: A dedicated trumpet-wielding frontman with a raw passion for entertaining ...
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5/31/2013
Cold Roses
  Possessed by the honesty and raw energy of yesteryear's rock and roll, Philly's Cold Roses "sound like they're straight out of a Texas roadhouse with their old-style country rock/blues combo".  Their high-energy, eclectic live performances quickly led them to perform at some of their area's most premier music venues ...
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5/1/2013
John & Brittany
In the less than two years since dropping their debut EP in the summer of 2011, John & Brittany (John Faye and Brittany Rotondo), Philadelphia's most unique songwriting duo, have risen from the city's thriving open mic circuit to become a serious rock act to contend with, already having shared stages ...
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