30amp Circuit, an award-winning Philadelphia-based non-profit promoting health and wellness for working musicians and its producing partners Craig Kaplan of Hashtag Multimedia and Our People Entertainment, have announced LOVE FROM PHILLY, the first of its kind virtual citywide music and arts festival scheduled for May 1 through May 3.
The three day webcast spread across three different virtual stages will livestream at LoveFromPhilly.Live in conjunction with Nugs.net and feature a who’s who of Philadelphia’s music and arts community, including performances by Kurt Vile, G. Love, Eric Bazilian, Schoolly D, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Ursula Rucker, Mondo Cozmo and many more. All festival proceeds will be distributed through grants issued by 30amp Circuit to benefit Philadelphia entertainment professionals suffering medical, social and economic hardships caused by COVID-19.
All artists performing on Love From Philly will be participating from home. The three stages with corresponding dates are below with a complete schedule of performances to be announced shortly.
Friday, May 1 – Busking On Broad
Busking on Broad will serve as a platform for the working-class Philly musicians devastated by COVID-19. These people are comprised of music teachers and session musicians. Performances will highlight the gritty working-class fabric of the local music community playing short and sweet improv sets and representing mediums ranging from Classical to Folk and everything in between.
Saturday, May 2 – Philadelphia @ Home Jazz Festival
Philadelphia @ Home Jazz Festival will remind viewers that the city’s jazz history is second to none. Celebrate Philly’s rich heritage with great music, dance and educational programming featuring collaborations and performances by some of Philly’s jazz heroes.
Sunday, May 3 – Sounds of Philadelphia
Love From Philly will culminate with an eclectic melting pot of musicians spanning the sonic spectrum of Philly’s most well known and respected talent.
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