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The Flash Music Cafe is proud to announce that we are the host venue for Kennett Square sessions of We Kids Rock music program!
This series of classes is scheduled on every
Friday 10-10:45AM - MARCH 27 thru MAY 29, 2015 (10 weeks)

A great introduction to music for little "rockers" everywhere and their parents/caregivers.

Family Classes Ages Birth-5yrs
Siblings under 8 months are free!

We Kids Rock's Family Classes are 45 minutes of music participation for ages birth-five years old and their caregivers. One teacher plays guitar and the other leads as we sing, clap, shake egg shakers and most of all, HAVE FUN!!

Click here to sign-up
for the We Kids Rock music program!

Friday 10-10:45AM - APRIL 24, 2015

 

 
Friday
April 24
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$20
DAY OF
$24
HEADLINER
Jeffrey Gaines
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST
" Gaines has earned endless cult and critical acclaim, and juice enough to be touring partners with such celebrated icons as Stevie Nicks and Sting...his compositions should continue to add more laurels to his arsenal." The Village Voice
" Jeffrey Gaines applies a roughened, unconventional voice to sparkling pop...acousticguitar strums, sustained electric guitar chords,repeating arpeggios and slow-motion lead guitar into dizzying harmonies." Washington Post

OPENER
David Stango
LISTEN

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Welcome David Stango to his second Flash Performance! After seeing David perform on Thangiving Eve one guest summed up his experience: "He really puts on one hell of a show!" happy music lover puts. His music forces audiences to have fun, to go somewhere else and notice something that they may normally miss. His influences range from Stevie Wonder to Martin Sexton, from jazz, blues and alt-pop to hip-hop and indie-folk. David Stango's energetic and heartfelt live performances are not to be missed.
 

A night of red hot "BLUES"

Saturday
April 25
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20


HEADLINER
Gretchen Emery and Dirty Boots
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Gretchen Emery is a dynamic vocalist and flutist who performs with passion and heart, consistently delivering energy and sincerity with each song. She has made cameo appearances with or opened for Hubert Sumlin, Lowrider Band, Savoy Brown, Johnny Neel, Michael Hill's Blues Mob, Victor Wainwright, Sam Cockrell, Dana Fuchs, and Jonathan "Boogie" Long. Gretchen has been a fixture on the Delaware/Philly music scene over the course of the past 20 years. She had early classical training in piano, flute, and voice and was later transformed by the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, Janis Joplin, and Susan Tedeschi. Over the years, Gretchen has performed in local bands English Garden, The Condors, and Red House at local Tri-State area clubs such as WarmDaddy's and The Stone Balloon. Gretchen Emery and Dirty Boots have performed as contestants in the 29th International Blues Challenge, Wilmington Riverfront Blues Festival, Delaware's Annual June Jam, Fort Hunter Music and Wine Festival, Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, Hershey Hill Climb, and various benefit concerts including events for the Diamond State Blues Society, Delaware Boots on the Ground, and Practice Without Pressure.

OPENER
Johnny Never and Zep Harpo
WEBSITE  

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

"... Johnny Never is the real deal!! Delta and Piedmont blues rarely heard this far north! A rare treat." Dave Strickler - Baltimore Blues Society.

"It's rare these days to hear (Delta Blues) music played and your performance at the CDBS moved me emotionally. You and Zep are the real deal! - Barry Pugh, VP, Central Delaware Blues Society.

A life-long devotee of roots blues, Johnny Never studied Delta and Piedmont Blues for decades before he began performing in 2006. He quickly became a Philadelphia regional favorite. In 2011 he and his band were selected by the Philadelphia Folksong Society to perform in a concert honoring the 100th birthday of Delta blues legend, Robert Johnson. They were the only local act to take the stage. It was there Johnny met Set Holzman. Seth is a phenomenal harmonica player who earned the moniker, "Zep Harpo" while performing with Otis Lees Simmons. Zep has accompanied many blues legends on state including Muddy Waters, Koko Taylor, Ronnie Earl, Magic Slim and Dave Honey Boy Edwoards.

Together they churn out a blues magic that is infused with mojo, spirit and authenticity.

"When you listen to the music of Johnny Never and Zep Harpo you will NEVER look back! They are as authentic as it gets" - Bob Corritore, Blues Harmonica, Delta Groove recording artist.

 
The Flash Music Cafe is proud to announce that we are the host venue for Kennett Square sessions of We Kids Rock music program!
This series of classes is scheduled on every
Friday 10-10:45AM - MARCH 27 thru MAY 29, 2015 (10 weeks)

A great introduction to music for little "rockers" everywhere and their parents/caregivers.

Family Classes Ages Birth-5yrs
Siblings under 8 months are free!

We Kids Rock's Family Classes are 45 minutes of music participation for ages birth-five years old and their caregivers. One teacher plays guitar and the other leads as we sing, clap, shake egg shakers and most of all, HAVE FUN!!

Click here to sign-up
for the We Kids Rock music program!

Friday 10-10:45AM - MAY 1, 2015

 

 
Friday
May 1
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20


HEADLINER
Chris Bruni - Singer Songwriter
LISTEN   |   WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST
This Pop/Folk/Soul performer somehow finds a way to create a blend of simple song approach with a one of a kind soulful tone that calls to mind artists like Martin Sexton, Stevie Wonder, and David Gray. With his newfound approach as an independent artist and the support of a loyal and growing fan base, Chris Bruni has found a way to succeed where many artists may have decided to pack it in.


OPENER
Chelsea Berry
WEBSITE  

ABOUT THE ARTIST
"A voice of remarkable power and control with a joyous soul. Brave and bright, Chelsea Berry is the real thing." -Livingston Taylor

Chelsea Berry is a singer/songwriter with incredible edge, power, and finesse. Her presence has been described by listeners as "compelling… she draws the entire house into her world like moths to a flame." Born and raised in Alaska, she now makes her home on Boston's North Shore.

A favorite among venue owners up and down the East coast, Chelsea's commanding stage presence and energetic rock/folk/pop sound has begun bringing her across the U.S. as regular support for Livingston Taylor as well as headliner of her own shows from California to Washington, Minneapolis, New York, and everywhere in between.

Along with her solo shows, Chelsea frequently supports artists such as Chris Isaak, Jonathan Edwards, Jon Butcher, Chris Smither, Cheryl Wheeler, Marshall Crenshaw, Patty Larkin, and many others.

 

Here we go again ! ! ! ThIs will be the night of young shooting stars...
This is Elena Brokus 3rd edition of " YOUNG STARS OF THE FLASH " 

Saturday
May 2
Open 6PM
Show 7PM

ADVANCE
$10
DAY OF
$14


Performers are:  Valerie West, Amanda Nolan, Grace Otley (Miss Delaware Teen),
Nalani & Sarina, Rock & Roll After School SuperGroup, and Richards Guitar Studio.  

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

NALANI & SARINA
WEBSITE


ABOUT THE ARTISTS
ROCK & ROLL AFTER SCHOOL'S "SUPER GROUP"
LISTEN

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Amanda Nolan
WEBSITE | LISTEN
Amanda Nolan is a 14 year old singer/songwriter from West Grove, PA. She began writing songs at the age of 11 and performing live at 12. She can be seen performing cover songs and her originals at venues in Pennsylvania and Delaware. In 2014 Amanda recorded a self-titled 3 song EP of original music which can be found on Bandcamp. Amanda loves performing at the Kennett Flash, it was the very first place she ever played live back in 2013 and it's still one of her favorite venues!!

ARTISTS
9th Spectrum and  
Stix n Pix 
 
Sunday
May 3
Doors Open
6:30PM
Show Starts
7PM

Admission $4
BYOB $4

Hosted by
Sam Kwietniak
WEBSITE
Philadelphia-based songsmith and oddity Sam Kwietniak is no stranger to show business. With a smile, a wink, and a heaping portion of quirk, Sam aims to entertain, enchant, and one day enslave the world. His exalted lyrical sorcery and unparalleled mastery of music are paralleled only by his immensely humble and self-deprecating nature.
Admission and BYOB fee for this night of music supports keeping The Flash, a non-profit organization, open for these events. It is a valued donation to keep the music going!!
 
The Flash Music Cafe is proud to announce that we are the host venue for Kennett Square sessions of We Kids Rock music program!
This series of classes is scheduled on every
Friday 10-10:45AM - MARCH 27 thru MAY 29, 2015 (10 weeks)

A great introduction to music for little "rockers" everywhere and their parents/caregivers.

Family Classes Ages Birth-5yrs
Siblings under 8 months are free!

We Kids Rock's Family Classes are 45 minutes of music participation for ages birth-five years old and their caregivers. One teacher plays guitar and the other leads as we sing, clap, shake egg shakers and most of all, HAVE FUN!!

Click here to sign-up
for the We Kids Rock music program!

Friday 10-10:45AM - MAY 8, 2015

 

 

THE GREATEST NAMES IN MUSIC LIKE STEELY DAN, BETTE MIDLER, BOZ SCAGGS AND MADELEINE PEYROUX ALWAY HAVE JON HERINGTON AS THERE GUITARIST OF CHOICE WHEN THEY GO OUT ON TOUR. NOW HE HEADLINES 2 SPECIAL SHOWS AT THE FLASH.

Friday
May 8

ADVANCE
$26
DAY OF
$30

EARLY SHOW
Open 6PM
Show 7PM

LATE SHOW
Open 9:00PM
Show 9:30PM

HEADLINER
Jon Herington Band
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Jon Herington has been the guitarist of choice with Steely Dan for both touring and recording since 1999 and the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the New York City based JON HERINGTON BAND. Jon's newest solo release, "Time On My Hands," (nominated for Vintage Guitar Magazine "ALBUM of the YEAR" for 2013 Hall of Fame) reflects the bluesy, driving rock that had its gestation in the club scene. THE JON HERINGTON BAND is currently the hard-hitting, stripped-down power trio, with a blues/rock/pop "roadhouse" vibe. There is plenty of killer guitar for fans of Jon's playing, though never at the expense of the songwriting which remains focused, thoughtful and fun. All three band members sing, providing a much bigger sound than a typical trio. Jon has often spoken of the first three albums he bought as a youngster: Cream's "Disraeli Gears;" Hendrix's "Are You Experienced;" and the Beatles' "White Album;" iconic recordings that continue to influence his sound and approach. The undeniable chemistry of THE JON HERINGTON BAND has been built on a lifetime of collaboration with bandmates Dennis Espantman (bass, vocals) and Frank Pagano (drums, vocals) and is clearly evident in their catalog of songs.


Anyone who purchases tickets for both shows at the Flash receives a FREE DVD.

After years of playing the supporting (though highlighted) role, Jon steps forward with his trio as a world class guitar player with chops, taste, and much to say. Jon has also toured with Donald Fagen; Boz Scaggs; Bette Midler; the Jim Beard group; The Blue Nile; Phoebe Snow; Madeleine Peyroux; Bobby Caldwell; Catherine Russell; Rob Morsberger; saxophonist Bill Evans; the contemporary jazz superband Chroma; Lucy Kaplansky (of Cry, Cry, Cry); jazz/blues organ great Jack McDuff; and most recently with The Dukes of September, a supergroup with Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs, and Michael McDonald.

 

Funny Mothers' Day Eve
A TRIFECTA NIGHT OF GREAT COMEDY

LAUGHS ! ! !  LAUGHS ! ! !  LAUGHS ! ! !

Saturday
May 9
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20

CO-BILL
TODD CHAPPELLE  
HOT BREAKFAST        
EM MCKEEVER

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Is there a better way to celebrate Mothers' Day Eve than being entertained by a collection of funny, dorky, and super-talented musicians? (Probably.) Let's face it: Your mother does not want to go to another overpriced, overcrowded, undercooked, and unoriginal brunch. Instead, show her that she raised you to be a creative, outside-the-box thinker! Take yer sainted mudder (and the rest of the family) to the Kennett Flash on the night before Mother's Day for one great show! Come share a lovely Saturday night in May with three of the region's funniest comedy musicians: Todd Chappelle, Hot Breakfast!, and their good pal Em McKeever. Even if you don't bring mom, you'll have a wonderful time. (Especially if you remember to BYOB.)

Todd Chappelle is a comedy songwriter who does a mix of funny original songs and parodies. His music has been heard on The Dr. Demento Show, CNN Radio and Good Day Philadelphia, along with radio stations in PA, NJ and DE.  With a quick wit and a powerful voice, Todd is a dynamic live act who has performed at the New York Funny Songs Festival, the Philadelphia Funny Songs Festival, the Chicago Comedy Rock Festival, and NYC's Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He's the "I'm From Delaware" guy.

Hot Breakfast! is Delaware's Premier Acoustic Dork-Rock Power Duo. Jill Knapp and Matt Casarino have performed their original, rockin', and dorky music throughout the local Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey scenes, and all across the country, too. This year, they played a string of shows at SXSW in Austin for the second year in a row, Their songs have been played on SiriusXM, The Dr. Demento Show, and 93.7 WSTW. They've picked up WSTW "Homey" Awards for Best EP, Best Lead Singer (Jill), Best Songwriter (Matt), Best Collaboration (with their friend and hero Todd Chappelle), and Best Live Act. They recently recorded a song with the legendary satirical punk band The Dead Milkmen, and the recording sessions were turned into a documentary coming out this spring.

Em McKeever is a classical guitarist gone haywire, a down-to-earth troubadour of Delaware's campgrounds and farmers markets. For this special comedy showcase, she'll sing about stinkbugs, croon about coffee, and... something about automatic toilets?


 

A special Sunday night show of Americana Roots Music

Sunday
May 10
Open 6PM
Show 7PM

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20
HEADLINER
Orpheus Supertones
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Each member of the Orpheus Supertones is a spectacular musician and tradition-bearer. Together, they are even greater than the parts: twin fiddles, banjo, guitar and bass plus great vocal harmonies to rock your world. They are loved by audiences and dancers for their entertaining stage show, foot-stomping music, and ability to have a contagious good time.
       The Eureka TimesStandard said: "The band displays a familiarity that draws the audience in right off the bat. 'Just pretend we're in the living room', Koken says, 'having a few drinks and playing a few tunes.' Oh, but don't be fooled by the just-folks, easy demeanor. These people are take-no-prisoner, downright hot musicians."

 
Thursday
May 14
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$10
DAY OF
$12
HEADLINER
Improv Comedy Troupe
WEBSITE
Back by popular demand to Kennett Flash! Better Than Bacon is Chester County's newest improvisational comedy troupe! They make up every single word and perform every single action completely on-the-spot...and it's all driven by YOUR suggestions. Every show is a brand new experience, so find out why this group is Better Than Bacon!
 
The Flash Music Cafe is proud to announce that we are the host venue for Kennett Square sessions of We Kids Rock music program!
This series of classes is scheduled on every
Friday 10-10:45AM - MARCH 27 thru MAY 29, 2015 (10 weeks)

A great introduction to music for little "rockers" everywhere and their parents/caregivers.

Family Classes Ages Birth-5yrs
Siblings under 8 months are free!

We Kids Rock's Family Classes are 45 minutes of music participation for ages birth-five years old and their caregivers. One teacher plays guitar and the other leads as we sing, clap, shake egg shakers and most of all, HAVE FUN!!

Click here to sign-up
for the We Kids Rock music program!

Friday 10-10:45AM - MAY 15, 2015

 

 

ANGELEE GEROVASILIOU CD RELEASE PARTY

Friday
May 15
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$20
DAY OF
$24
HEADLINER
Angelee Gerovasiliou
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Philadelphia Native singer/songwriter Angelee, who is known for his passion and energy, is releasing his Fourth album “Pritchard Hill” in the spring of 2015. Mark Rogers, host of 93.7 FM WSTW’s Hometown Heroes show has said of Angelee “The first thing anyone notices about Angelee is his voice — it is clear, strong, compelling and memorable.” Angelee’s melodic songwriting transports listeners both emotionally and spiritually.   His music is personal and honest.  Come celebrate the release of “Pritchard Hill” for a night of pure Musical Bliss with Angelee and Friends!

 
THIS IS ALWAYS A FUN NIGHT AT THE FLASH "SIN CITY" RETURNS TO OUR STAGE AND THEY'RE BRINGING SOME FRIENDS
Saturday
May 16
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20
CCO-BILL
Sin City
WEBSITE  

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Thursday, August 8th, 1974. President Richard M. Nixon resigns, and The Sin City Band played their very first show kicking off a 3 day run at Dimitris' Restaurant on old rt.9 between Henniker and Hillsboro, New Hampshire. After the ex-pres signed off, SCB signed on with The Eagles "Take It Easy" (2nd song was "White Line Fever" by Merle Haggard...). Moving to The Brandywine Valley in August, 1975, SCB has played from The Grand Opera House to The Grand Bahamas... from the Rocky Mountains to the Hills of Kennett Square (hello Barnwood Tavern!). Playing all the many American genres (with their original, beloved "country-rock" leading the way), and with the usual shifts in personnel, the core remains founder Scott Birney, David Berry (1975), and Steve Hobson (1976). Jim Ficca joined in 1985 and Alan Berdoulay first sat in around the turn of the century. The fellas feel that there is no better place to kick off their 40th anniversary summer than at The Kennett Flash. As with any Sin City show, expect the unexpected with special guests and a musical grab-bag of original songs and favorite standards. Here's to the next 40!

CO-BILL
MOSSTINS
WEBSITE  

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Marc Moss was born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia. Long time singer songwriter, most recently he was the multi-instrumentalist and co-songwriter in “Angel Band”. Last year Marc toured the US with David Bromberg recording and mixing Bromberg’s latest album “Use Me”. On this new album, he worked closely with Levon Helm, Los Lobos, Vince Gill, Linda Ronstadt, Dr. John to name a few. Ency Austin was born in Catskill, NY and sang while doing the dishes since seven years old. She LOVES her fiddle almost as much as she loves Marc. This is her first time recording... and up until then... was the girl who always wanted to sing while sitting backstage watching others.
 
Sunday
May 17
Doors Open
6:30PM
Show Starts
7PM

Admission $4
BYOB $4

Hosted by
Sam Kwietniak
WEBSITE
Philadelphia-based songsmith and oddity Sam Kwietniak is no stranger to show business. With a smile, a wink, and a heaping portion of quirk, Sam aims to entertain, enchant, and one day enslave the world. His exalted lyrical sorcery and unparalleled mastery of music are paralleled only by his immensely humble and self-deprecating nature.
Admission and BYOB fee for this night of music supports keeping The Flash, a non-profit organization, open for these events. It is a valued donation to keep the music going!!
 
The Flash Music Cafe is proud to announce that we are the host venue for Kennett Square sessions of We Kids Rock music program!
This series of classes is scheduled on every
Friday 10-10:45AM - MARCH 27 thru MAY 29, 2015 (10 weeks)

A great introduction to music for little "rockers" everywhere and their parents/caregivers.

Family Classes Ages Birth-5yrs
Siblings under 8 months are free!

We Kids Rock's Family Classes are 45 minutes of music participation for ages birth-five years old and their caregivers. One teacher plays guitar and the other leads as we sing, clap, shake egg shakers and most of all, HAVE FUN!!

Click here to sign-up
for the We Kids Rock music program!

Friday 10-10:45AM - MAY 22, 2015

 

 
Mason Porter and Friends present the 2nd annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash!
Friday
May 22
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20
HEADLINER
Bob Dylan Birthday Bash!

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
The core trio of Mason Porter, Joe D'Amico, Tim Celfo, and Paul Wilkinson, join forces with notable musicians and songwriters Ben Smith, Brad Hinton, and Daniel 'Scrappy' Bower, to form a six-piece band for this annual event that takes the listeners on a tour through the ever impressive Bob Dylan songbook. 

 
Saturday
May 23
Seating
5:30PM
Dinner & Show
6PM

ADVANCE ONLY

ONLY 60 SEATS AVAILABLE

$70


TUNE YOUR PALATE - PART III
THE FAVORS .... THE WINE .... THE MUSIC
OF NORTHERN ITALY

You will not leave hungry ! ! !  Your night includes:
- 4 courses of mid-size plates of the flavors of Northern Italy         
- Regional wines to pair with each serving
- Live Performance by Paul Cullen
- Singing waiters performing arias of the region

plus
 EVERYONE WHO ATTENDS RECEIVES A GIFT AS A  MEMORY OF THE EVENING

HEADLINER
Tune Your Palate
WEBSITE


ABOUT THE ARTIST
Tune Your Palate is the creation of former Bad Company Bassist, Paul Cullen. He artfully blends his passions for cool music, jazzy wine and divine cuisine all in one evening. Paul demonstrates traditional Italian cuisine taught by his Grandma Tagliaferro, all while pairing regionspecific wines and playing Mediterranean style guitar."
 
The Flash Music Cafe is proud to announce that we are the host venue for Kennett Square sessions of We Kids Rock music program!
This series of classes is scheduled on every
Friday 10-10:45AM - MARCH 27 thru MAY 29, 2015 (10 weeks)

A great introduction to music for little "rockers" everywhere and their parents/caregivers.

Family Classes Ages Birth-5yrs
Siblings under 8 months are free!

We Kids Rock's Family Classes are 45 minutes of music participation for ages birth-five years old and their caregivers. One teacher plays guitar and the other leads as we sing, clap, shake egg shakers and most of all, HAVE FUN!!

Click here to sign-up
for the We Kids Rock music program!

Friday 10-10:45AM - MAY 29, 2015

 

 

Satisfaction - ROLLING STONE TRIBUTE

Satisfaction - ROLLING STONE TRIBUTE
WEBSITE

Friday
May 29
ADVANCE
$25
DAY OF
$30
First show - Doors open: 6:pm   Showtime: 7:pm    


Second show - Doors open: 9:pm   Showtime: 9:30
 
Saturday
May 30
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$12
DAY OF
$16
HEADLINER
Joe Scheller
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Musician for over 15 years, Joe Scheller is known for his versatility in instrumentation and genuine, contagious passion for music. Surrounded by music from a young age, Joe's own personal inspiration originates from his saxophonist grandfather who put his heart and drive into creating something which touched others.
      Music teacher by trade, singer/songwriter by night, Joe's latest project, EP Remembering the Atlas, holds tribute to his original works created over the course of several years. His inspiration centers around the "atlas" of others' memories as well as his own experiences which translated into music.
     Illustrating his wealth of instrumental knowledge, Joe's Remembering the Atlas is a collaborative product of storytelling and turning visions into reality.

OPENER
Sam Kwietniak
WEBSITE
Philadelphia-based songsmith and oddity Sam Kwietniak is no stranger to show business. With a smile, a wink, and a heaping portion of quirk, Sam aims to entertain, enchant, and one day enslave the world. His exalted lyrical sorcery and unparalleled mastery of music are paralleled only by his immensely humble and self-deprecating nature.

 
What do you get when you mix an oboe & two guitars back in 1983!?
"One Alternative"

Acoustic fusion with a blend of Jazz, Rock and Classical influences.
Sunday
May 31
Open 6PM
Show 7PM

ADVANCE
$15
DAY OF
$19
HEADLINER
One Alternative
LISTEN   |   WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Back in 1983 when an oboist and two guitarists decided to compose and perform their own style of music. They wanted their sound to be an alternative to other acoustic ensembles by using a unique instrument lineup and by exploring different musical styles. This became ONE ALTERNATIVE. The members of ONE ALTERNATIVE are co-founders, Jill Haley on oboe/English horn and guitarist Mark Oppenlander. ONE ALTERNATIVE describes its sound as an acoustic fusion that blends the compositional form of classical music with the spontaneity of jazz and rock. The resulting mixture of these elements is an ever-changing, enjoyable listening experience.

 
Friday
June 5
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20

HEADLINER

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Since 2012 Pure Jerry has had one goal: to bring life and spirit to the music we all love, Garcia. What began as the group motto has become a vision as well as the Pennsylvania band's marquee name. For the members of Pure Jerry, it remains all about playing great Garcia songs, pure and simple. Led by veteran jam musician Michael Morrow, the band explores a vast and classic songbook, showcasing versatile and fierce musicianship, and renowned signature vocals, uncanny, haunting and unmatched.
A powerful group that can switch from early Keystone era material to classic 90s Jerry Garcia Band shows, Pure Jerry plays classic albums and shows in their entirety as well as the occasional Grateful Dead Garcia tune and does it all with a passion and energy that is first class. Led by Michael's soaring Garcia style runs, the band can instantly turn a magical corner, jamming in and out of the best songs imaginable. With a combined lifetime of Grateful Dead experience and pedigree, Pure Jerry lets the music do the talking.
Pure Jerry has headlined many festivals including Kind Roots 5, Soupergroove, Goodtimes Getdown, Groovelink Harvest, Opple Topple, Who Hill Family Campout, as well as many large venues like New Year's Eve at Triumph Brewpub in New Hope, DE, World Cafe at the Queen in Wilmington, DE, Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, PA, and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia where they teamed up with good friends Box Of Rain for a sold out performance on Garcia's birthday, August 1 in 2014. Pure Jerry brings the authentic sounds of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia Band, expertly weaving between the iconic musicians' many styles and eclectic song selections.
 
Saturday
June 6
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$12
DAY OF
$16

HEADLINER
Harry Walther Band
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Americana music from the heart of Philadelphia– Harry Walther–Singer Songwriter
From the Philadelphia area that has been bringing his version of heart felt songs of life and love for the last 15 years. Performing live shows has become a passion for Harry and his fans appreciate that. Whether it is solo, acoustic “unplugged” combo or full out band, the live shows never fail to rock the house down. The Harry Walther Band has been a staple at PARX Casino, World Cafe Live, Ardmore Music Hall lately. Description HWB is an energetic and entertaining R&R band with deep country roots in the Philly music scene going back to the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.

Harry Walther: vocals, guitar, harmonica, guitar synth, mandolin, 
Jeff Moran: Bass Guitars,Vocals 
Jamie Evans: Drums, percussion 
Matt Dubeck: Guitars,Vocals 
Chris Farraday: Lead Guitars ,Vocals 
Barry Yasika: Lead Guitar Pedal Steel Steel Guitar 
David Rial: Fiddle, Banjo,Percussion,Vocals 

Just released new EP “Western Gate” is making waves in the Americana charts.

 
Friday
June 12
Open 7PM
Show 8PM

ADVANCE
$20
DAY OF
$24


A NIGHT OF PURE MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT

HEADLINER

Ellis Paul
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST

"Despite his success and sense of history, Mr. Paul remains an artist with his eye on the future and an interest in discovering the transformative potential in his music." - The New York Times

Some artists document their lives through their music. Others chronicle their times. It’s a rare artist who can do both, telling their own story through songs that also encapsulate the essence of people and places who have helped define their era overall. Woody Guthrie comes to mind, and so does Bob Dylan. Bruce Springsteen certainly as well. Yet few others, for whatever genius they may possess, can relate their own history to the history experienced by those who find that common bond, be it in a coming of age, living through the same realities or sharing similar experiences.

Ellis Paul is one of those gifted singer/songwriters.Though some may refer to him as a folksinger, he is more, for lack of a better word, a singular storyteller, a musician whose words reach out from inside and yet also express the feelings, thoughts and sensibilities that most people can relate to in one way or another, regardless of age or upbringing. The exhilaration of the open road. A ​celebration of heroes.​ ​The hope for redemption. Descriptions of those things that are both near and dear. The sharing of love..., intimate, passionate and enduring.

 

" RUST RETURNS " 
The best NEIL YOUNG TRIBUTE BAND

TWO TOTALLY DIFFERENT SHOWS

Saturday
June 13

ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20

EARLY ACCOUSTIC
Open 6PM
Show 7PM

LATE ELECTRONIC
Open 9PM
Show 9:30PM

HEADLINER
Neil Young Tribute Band- RUST
LISTEN   |   WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST
RUST is a group of experienced musicians with great depth in performing over the years since the late 60's. Their passion for the music of Neil Young is clear as they create a memorable experience - close to going to a Neil Young concert. RUST recreates the unique acoustic and electric sound of Neil Young, with vocals that are very close to Neil's own voice. They take you from Neil's early work in the 60's through his current releases.

TWO SHOWS featuring TWO sides of Neil Young

7:00 pm ACOUSTIC show - feature the roots acoustic sound that gave Neil his unique perspective on life that set the tone for his stardom.

9:30 pm ROCKIN ELECTRIC show - Let's plug in the amps and turn it up. This show will rock the house down.

 

176 KEYS TO THE SHOW OF SHOWS AT THE FLASH
JOHN GRECIA & JOHN CONAHAN CO-BILLS THIS UNIQUE NIGHT OF MUSIC
These 2 great writers and performers take the stage together to create a one of a kind special evening that will be an unforgettable for all that attends.
TWO JOHNS, TWO KEYBOARDS AND TOO MUCH TALENT NOT TOO SEE THIS SHOW

Saturday
June 20
Open 7PM
Show 8PM


ADVANCE
$16
DAY OF
$20

CO-BILL
JOHN GRECIA
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST

After two years in the making, John Grecia Band is releasing their first album, Thirteen-- a compilation of original songs by lead singer and pianist John Grecia.  As a piano driven rock band, this five member group brings an electric energy to the stage as they perform throughout the Philadelphia area.  For seven years, the band has consisted of a core group of musicians who worked to develop the songs for Thirteen. While recording, the band took the special opportunity to feature several guest musicians, adding to the vibrancy of the music.  They have carried these collaborative efforts forward which has hightened the richness of their live performances. Audiences will experience a broad spectrum of styles in John Grecia Band's music, including rock, jazz, indie, reggae, and soul.  The technical abilities as well as the passionate nature of each of the members provides any listener with an experience to remember.

 

CO-BILL
JOHN CONAHAN 
WEBSITE

ABOUT THE ARTIST
John Conahan is a C omposer, Conductor, Performer, and Educator. As a composer, John’s Choral and Orchestral works have received much acclaim and are performed frequently all over the world. He has been commissioned to write for National events, numerous distinguished ensembles, and leading performers across many genres. Artists such as Maestro Lorin Maazel, Maestra Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the National Cathedral Choir, Sir James Galway, Metropolitan Opera stars Denyce Graves and Deborah Voigt have premiered his works in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Kimmel Center
 
Friday
June 26
TWO SHOWS
7PM & 10PM
Doors open
6:00PM & 9:30PM

ADVANCE
$23
DAY OF
$26

EARLY SHOW


LATE SHOW


HEADLINER

John Eddie
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ABOUT THE ARTIST

John Eddie is an American folk rock singer. In the 1970s and became a popular club circuit musician in N.J. occasionally performing with Bruce Springsteen. He opened for Bob Seger and The Kinks in the late 1980s. Eddie has recorded independently and toured extensively; his career saw a resurgence when he signed with Lost Highway Records for 2003's Who the Hell is John Eddie?' Kid Rock has covered "Lowlife", "Forty" and "Happy New Year" all written by John Eddie. The video for Kid Rock's version of "Happy New Year" featured Cindy Crawford.

 

 

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