Mayor Michael A. Nutter welcomed the
WHYY Connections Festival
as an annual occurrence midway through the event’s debut run. The festival housed a copious amount of well-respected artists, including hometown favorites
with their eclectic ‘60s pop-rock vibe closing out Saturday night. Other acts included Texas country rocker and son of Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle, who supplied a suiting set of blues and country, The Baseball Project with its anecdotal rock about America’s pastime, Philly’s own
providing his positive rhymes and beats with aesthetically pleasing instrumentation, easy-listening folk songstress
with their vintage rock ‘n’ roll-inspired energy, and the synchronized Japanese-influenced drumming by
. In-between the featured artists included special appearances by First Person Arts’ Story Slam Champion R. Eric Thomas and Community Rocks! organization leader Sara O’Brien and her girls. You can check out our photos from the WHYY Connections showcase that helped to bond Philly’s community for the day
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Results as of October 28, 2016, 7:50 am