Psychic Agency, Aaron Parnell Brown (solo)
1100 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:30 PM
This event is 21 and over
ave grew up in Philadelphia, entrenching himself in the arts scene from a young age. Early in his career he teamed up with rapper Meek Mill - their electrifying and unconventional collaborations launched them to the top of the city's radar. Dave has toured nationally, has over 65MM views on his music videos online (which he also directs), co-starred in the DreamWorks film Delivery Man across Vince Vaughn and Chris Pratt, and has just successfully released his most recent album "Heavy Mind".
Psychic Agency is the R&B outlet of singer, songwriter, and producer, Alex Fichera. Based in Philadelphia, Fichera attributes discovering many of his inspirations to his father's record collection, but he didn't develop his musical style until discovering modern R&B in his teenage years. After writing and producing his debut album, Blush, he enlisted the help of guitarist Alex Parmet, bassist Malek Blalock, keyboardist Christian Harper, and drummer Dave Aurbach to complete his vision. The band perform a live show with danceable rhythms and chill ballads, blending R&B, pop, jazz, and indie.
Aaron Parnell Brown (solo)
Aaron Brown's bold sensitivity as a vocalist and a songwriter has garnered him favorable comparisons to Amos Lee, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, and Ben Harper. The Philly-based artist draws from a refreshingly eclectic blend of blues, folk, rock n' roll, and his hometown's distinguished heritage of soul and, more recently, indie rock. Performing as Aaron & The Spell, his captivating solo acoustic performances and incendiary full-band outings have helped him build an impressive profile among audiences and critics alike. Bruce Warren, WXPN (from NPR Music, 10 Artists You Should Have Known) raves: "Singer-songwriter Aaron Brown is an exciting new name to add to the lineage of the city's expressive and emotionally intense soul singers."
Aaron & The Spell's debut, Sing, includes a stunning mix of honeyed ballads and simmering soul. The album was written during an emotionally raw time when Brown's previous band broke up, his longtime relationship unraveled, and he moved to a new town. He took solace in crafting Sing and there is a soulful catharsis to songs like "Don't Cry," which has been played regularly on WXPN, and "A Beating Heart," which recently won the Independent Music Award in the Adult Contemporary Song category. Brown has also been nominated for a Tri State Indie Music Award, named "Artist to Watch" in 2013 by Ticket Magazine/Montgomery Media, and listed as one of the "10 Artists You Should Have Known In 2012" on NPR Music.
$10 Advance / $12 Day of Show