The New Music Series

The New Music Series

This event was created to continue to pull together the scene here in Philadelphia. A scene that we all are proud to be a part of, dedicated to, and create within. Promoting the whole show, supporting all the bands/musicians, networking, and learning more about the people around you who share the same passion for music is what this night is all about. We appreciate each act sharing their music with us and putting their own stamp on the North Star's New Music Series.

The Tappas

The Delaware Riviera

Ridley, PA four piece rock act. Indifference is overrated, but, really, who cares?

Jeff Pettit

Since 2003 The Nodd’s music mission has centered around the distinct songwriting and vocals of Dug, an American born near Philadelphia, PA. Producer Angelo Quaglia, after guest-judging for the international competition Emergenza, met Dug during the final round at The Theatre of the Living Arts after awarding him Best Vocalist of 2004. In 2005, having played on a brief national tour including Philadelphia, St. Louis, Chic...ago, Memphis, New York and Washington D.C. and earning their reputation for captivating live crowds, Dug felt that The Nodd had new music to make. Through personnel changes within the band and a developing creative relationship with Quaglia, The Nodd set out to capture what would be both a collection of enduring songs and a
full album-oriented experience –an increasingly rare endeavor in today’s single-dominated music world. Baby’s First Wars, their first full-length album in five years, was released on Wednesday the 11th of November 2009 – anniversary of the end to World War I.

“I believe The Nodd is here to show what independent music can do... how strongly it can connect with our audiences, how far it can go, and how long it can endure,” Dug says. “We strive to make music that unites people – people from different places, people from different times. When our songs blend genres that are usually not combined, it’s not a stunt – we just don’t see those dividing lines in music.” The songs are built with infectious melodic hooks and the kind of guitar anti-hero presence that hold together ageless songs of rock, folk, punk, and soul that The Nodd grew up on.

$5.00 - $7.00

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The New Music Series with The Tappas, The Delaware Riviera, Jeff Pettit, The Nodd

Tuesday, January 22 · 7:00 PM at North Star Bar