Discover New Music: Valley Queen

Valley Queen is a Los Angeles based band combining elements of country, blues, and soulful rock to create their signature sound. Driven by vocalist/guitarist Natalie Carol’s uniquely captivating voice and moving lyrical themes, the group has released several singles since 2014, and received attention from sources like The Village Voice, Noisey, and Huffington Post. “Valley Queen’s music is rich with nuance and depth, rooted in deep California country,” according to NPR’s Bob Boilen. The band recently released two singles, including “In My Place” which Stereogum calls “classic California country, filled with golden guitar tones employed in the search for salvation.” Fresh off of this release, the group will embark and a coast to coast run of tour dates, including a show at World Cafe Live on September 6th. Grab your tickets today!

-Lexi Campion, Marketing Intern

Staff Pick: The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow

From the heart of Massachusetts, The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow brings pride and vigor to their craft as a rugged roots-folk band. Their name originates from their love of sharing good whiskey and music with friends and family, a feeling which comes across in the band’s warm harmonies and upbeat melodies. With the release of their first-ever live album, The Heart of the Run, The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow is passionate as ever from their humorous western-inspired “Governor’s Wife” to their ode to a girl left back home, “Massachusetts”. With this new album, an award winning self-titled music documentary and their new-found national acclaim – The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow has a lot to offer when they visit Philadelphia on August 18th! If you’re looking for a whiskey tasting along with The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow, come in early for our Spirits Exploration Series featuring Wigle Whiskey. Combo tickets are available for those who want the full experience!

-Kara DeLucia, Marketing Intern

Staff Pick: The Wailers

Unequaled as the world’s premier reggae group, The Wailers have achieved worldwide popularity alongside Bob Marley for their rhythmic reggae music. The “Rock Steady” beat is instantly recognizable and their lyrics promote peace and harmony across the globe. Audience members will not only be entertained, they will feel educated and inspired by the timeless rhythms and message of the band. Tickets for their August 18th show are on sale now – don’t miss out! Local favorites Universal Funk Order will open.

-Julian Baseman, Marketing Intern