Rosu Lup, The Jersey Corn Pickers
1100 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
Brooklyn-based Americana/Alt-Country band Yarn’s sound owes as much to Gram Parsons and Earl Scruggs as to Jerry Garcia and Exile On Main Street-era Rolling Stones. Much like its name, the band Yarn weaves country, rock, blues and more into a genre-defying blend that has captured the attention of fans and critics alike. Following in a fine tradition that includes forward thinking roots bands like The Flying Burrito Brothers and New Riders of The Purple Sage. Yarn weaves roots music idioms into a fresh sound that turns on hipsters and fans of country music alike, with technically impressive song-crafting and universal tales from the road of life.
"Pennsylvania is as equally famous for its cities as it is for its country side. The northeast hub between New York and DC is fertile ground for a new generation of indie music artists. Philadelphia is the ground zero for this rebirth of east coast sound, and at the epicenter of this renaissance is Rosu Lup. Culling from a rich history of artists that spans a spectrum of genres from rock, to bluegrass, to roots that run deeper than soil, decades of history that have embedded themselves in the change of the color of the leaves that live within the seasons.
Rosu Lup is a culmination of all PA is, and represents the best of its future. There is an excitement in the air as they look to release their debut album “Is Anything Real”. Pulling from the best there is, but also putting their unique spin on it. “In Dreams” and it’s reverb heavy guitar and gentle brass bring out the best in the group, reminiscent of giants like Band Of Horses and The National. “Halloween Ghost” is a back roads tour of the country side in the fall with Bon Iver and Ryan Adams at the wheel. Hell, just to keep things regional, the Boss throws his ghost in to the machine on the guitars behind “Is Anything Real”
Having toured throughout the Northeast, and on the brink of expanding across the continental US, Rosu Lup is the best that the future of music has to offer. Originally recording project for Philly musician Jonathan Stewart, the ideas melded with Josh Marsh as they collaborated via a Craigslist meet up. The world of music is ever expanding, and the coincidental meet up of the like minded musicians has resulted in an album as embedded in the past as it is in the future."
The Jersey Corn Pickers
The Jersey Corn Pickers are a Philly area band that plays original and traditional, high energy bluegrass and Americana music. They are busy performing at clubs, coffee houses and festivals all over the northeast promoting their self-titled debut CD. They won the 2011 band competition at the Lehigh Valley Bluegrass Festival and have been selected to compete in 2012 band contest at the IBMA Event of the Year winner Podunk Bluegrass Festival. Their live shows are rowdy affairs that will put a smile on your face!
$10.00 - $12.00