Philadelphians know what they like: hoagies and Hall & Oates. To break this trusted formula would be a travesty, so in other words, HoagieNation is set to return for a triumphant second round at Festival Pier on May 26th.
Last year’s inaugural lineup featured artists such as Tears for Fears, G Love & Special Sauce, Son Little, Allen Stone, Marah, Kandace Springs, Vivian Green, and of course, the Philly duo curators themselves. Though not much info is known on the bill as of yet, ...
Hall & Oates and Tears for Fears‘ co-headlining tour rolled through the NYC area over the weekend, playing Forest Hills Stadium in Queens on Friday (6/16) and NJ’s Prudential Center on Saturday (6/17)…
Remember that scene in The Office where there’s a fire in the office and Michael Scott is yelling at everyone to “stay f*cking calm”? Well, we’re trying.
The legendary Philly pop / soul hitmakers Hall and Oates are coming back to Philly this summer to headline their personally curated (and aptly named) HOAGIENATION Festival. Taking place on May 27th at Festival Pier, the festival is a “celebration of everything Philly”, from an array of multi-genre performances from Tears for Fears, G Love & Special Sauce, Son ...
Depeche Mode release their new album Spirit on March 17th, and XPN has already been playing the first single from it; “Where’s the Revolution?” is this week’s Gotta Hear Song. Watch them perform it live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Depeche Mode kicks off a massive world tour in a few weeks. It will include two stops at Madison Square Garden on September 9th and 11th.
Philly guys Darryl Hall & John Oates will team up with Tears for Fears for a co-headlining tour starting in May. They’ll perform at ...
1972 – Carly Simon and James Taylor marry. They stay together for 11 years.
1973 – Daryl Hall and John Oates release Abandoned Luncheonette, the first album under their own names. A previous album was released as Whole Oates.
1990 – “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice becomes the first rap record to top the US singles chart.
1991 – More than 300,000 people attend a free memorial concert for rock promoter Bill Graham in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Among the acts performing are Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; the Grateful Dead, ...
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Hall & Oates have been around for almost 45 years now, and the Philly legends still find time to bring the funk to late night television. Jimmy Fallon, a known H&O superfan, had the band on The Tonight Show last night to perform “I Can’t Go For That,” their 4th #1 single and the 2nd from their 1981 smash album, Private Eyes.
On The Tonight Show, Hall & Oates played “I Can’t Go For That” with the rest of the band at ...
It’s always a good time when drummer Jon Wurster (Superchunk, the Mountain Goats) stops by the Indie Rock Hit Parade. This time around, Jon brought with him a batch of classic and rare Philly-centric indie and hardcore, along with some … Continued
If you stayed inside because of the rain on Thursday night, you missed out on the grand opening of The Fillmore, Philly’s latest and greatest music venue. The evening featured a sold-out concert from the legendary Hall & Oates, an appearance from Mayor Michael Nutter, as well as Bonnie Maclean, famous 60s poster artist, who was on-site autographing the posters she designed for opening night.
For those that weren’t able to attend, don’t worry! Rock On Philly’s very own Steph DeFeo has got you covered with photos. Click through and get excited.
“We’re in Fishtown, right?” Daryl Hall asked the crowd at the opening night of The Fillmore Philly. “I used to be scared to come up here.” Many concertgoers, clad in suit jackets and pumps, arrived to the venue wet after … Continued
The Providence, RI “sorcery” band Arc Iris recently recorded this fun cover of Hall and Oates‘ “Rich Girl” for Root Down In The Shadow’s Cover Club series. This series features various bands covering their favorite Philly artists. Hall and Oates … Continued
For many, college is a great time to start a band. It is no surprise that some of our favorite acts met each other during their college years, including Imagine Dragons, Coldplay, Hall and Oates, and Vampire Weekend.
Rock On Philly thought it would be a good idea to spotlight local college acts for the first ever Rock On Philly Battle of the College Bands, which will take place on Friday, October 23rd at the Hard Rock Cafe.
Five acts will be selected from an online submission process to perform the event. To be eligible, ...
Tax season is over! Celebrate your refund rolling in, or just the exciting week ahead, with some upbeat music. This playlist is full of everything from fun throwbacks, to fresh starts, or money related music to inspire good vibes for the week ahead. Wake up and have a happy morning with this playlist and keep the good feelings going all week.
Philly’s own Strand of Oaks rocks into a new day with a song about starting over
Happy Spring everyone! Celebrate the changing of the seasons with some upbeat, fun spring music. Old and new, these songs will give you that loving, dancing feeling, and so will our upcoming event on April 2nd. Click the banner below for more information!
Little Green Cars show off the green outdoors and build up to a fun dancing beat!
and Dan Croll picks up the beat a little bit more with this fun one, From Nowhere
Ben Folds and Regina Spektor definitely understand the spring fling feeling…
Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars couldn’t be more fun ...
We caught up with local guys and gal The Lawsuits, who were nice enough to take time out of their busy schedule to talk with Rock On Philly about some exciting things in the works, including a record release show in support of their new EP Tumbled at Johnny Brenda’s on September 26. The Bucks County quintet is comprised of Brian Dale Allen Strouse (songwriter/vocals/guitar), Brendan Cunningham (bass), Vanessa Winters (vocals), Josh Friedman (drums), and Joe Bisirri (guitar/piano). As a preview, Rock On Philly asked them some questions to get to know the band a little better.
New York based producer, musician, and remixer Scott Melker is at it again. He’s just released his third in a series of remix / mashup EP’s and this time out he’s taken on Hall & Oates. On Ballin’ Oates, Melker takes five Hall & Oates classics and mixes in songs and raps from Wu-Tang Clan, Kanye West, T.I., Twista and others. Melker’s previous hip-hop remix projects included The Skeetles (The Beatles), and Skeetwood Mac (Fleetwood Mac). You can download all of the music on Soundcloud here. Below, download Ballin’ Oates.