DAVID UOSIKKINEN'S IN THE POCKET
The ambitious and always musically tasty In The Pocket project, brings together all-star Philly musicians to cover classic Philadelphia tunes. The Hooters' David Uosikkinen revisits songs that were either recorded in Philadelphia or written and performed by Philadelphians. These essential songs feature a rotating line up of Philly's most celebrated musicians. Songs are available for download at songsinthepocket.org. A video documentary by award winning producer/director Steve Acito of BlueWire Media accompanies each single.
David has played drums with The Hooters for over 30 years. He has also recorded and performed with Alice Cooper, Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper, Taj Mahal and Patty Smyth, as well as with many other emerging artists. In addition, David has performed on extensive international tours, including Live Aid, Amnesty International and Roger Waters’ The Wall in Berlin.
Lineup: David Uosikkinen - The Hooters Kenny Aaronson - The Yardbirds Ben Arnold Richard Bush - The A's Steve Butler - Smash Palace Buddy Cash Tommy Conwell - The Young Rumblers Greg Davis - Beru Revue Joey Di Tullio - JDT Pete Donnelly - The Figgs/NRBQ John Ferenzik - Todd Rundgren Charlie Ingui - Soul Survivors Kenn Kweder John Lilley - The Hooters Zou Zou Mansour Michael Pilla - Robert Hazard & The Heroes Fran Smith, Jr - The Hooters Wally Smith - Smash Palace Horns by: Jay Davidson, Dave Kershner, Jim Verdeur
Hoagie Nation Eve!
An exclusive HoagieNation Pre-Party & Culinary Celebration on Friday, May 25 at The Fillmore Philadelphia! The pre–party will feature live music & a chef driven hoagie experience! Access to the pre–party is included with all Gold VIP & Silver HoagieNation Packages. All info at HoagieNation.com.
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Laurence Juber-The Art of McCartney
GRAMMY® winning guitarist Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer and arranger. His playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, creating a multi-faceted performance that belies the use of only one instrument.
First internationally recognized as lead guitarist in Paul McCartney's Wings, with whom he won a Grammy, Juber has since established himself as world-renowned guitar virtuoso and entertainer.
Juber, known to his fans as LJ, has recorded more than two dozen albums which spotlight his unique touch and tone on acoustic guitar. His latest release, LJ Can’t Stop Playing The Beatles, is his third album of solo guitar arrangements of iconic songs by the Fab Four.
LJ Plays The Beatles was voted one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine's all-time Top Ten albums. His solo arrangementand performance of The Pink Panther Theme earned him a second Grammy, while his arrangement of Stand By Me was heard nationally in a Diamonds Are Forever commercial. Juber’s DVD-Audio project Guitar Noir (AIX Records) won a CES Demmy award for best audio.
His 'photo memoir' Guitar With Wings was recently published by Dalton Watson Fine Books.
As a studio musician, he can be heard on recordings from artists as diverse as Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks, Seal and the French chanteuse Sylvie Vartin, plus he is featured on the soundtracks to hundreds of TV shows such as Home Improvement and movies including the academy award-winning Dirty Dancing, Good Will Hunting and Pocahontas.
Juber co-composed the soundtrack of the award-winning video game Diablo III and scored the NBC Dateline documentary Children Of The Harvest. His music is also featured in the Ken Burns’ documentary The Tenth Inning.
ART OF MCCARTNEY
Join veterans of Decades Live! and BROADWAY as they pay tribute to composer Paul McCartney's greatest masterworks. Join Zachary Harski, Keith Hohing, Graham Alexander, and friends as they tackle the catalog of one of the greatest composers of all time with orchestral precision.