Livingston Taylor has written Top 10 hits and has toured with the likes of Fleetwood Mac and Linda Ronstadt. But to his devoted fans he’s best known for his charming & enthralling live performances.
Susan Werner composes skillful songs that effortlessly slide between folk, jazz, and pop, all delivered with sassy wit and classic Midwestern charm. Throughout her expansive career, boundless versatility has emerged as a hallmark of Werner . . .
60 minutes. Live!.
A soulful and important new voice in family music, Sonia De Los Santos spreads messages of joyful community music making and builds bridges across cultures to inspire and excite children and grown-ups of all backgrounds. Born in Monterrey, Mexico, Sonia De Los Santos has been touring the world, singing in English and Spanish, playing guitar, mandolin, and jarana, and lighting up the stage with Grammy Award–winning group Dan . . .
Comedian Joe Conklin has been a constant in Philadelphia radio for more than 20 years, with his spot-on impressions of Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Cole Hamels, Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Harry Kalas, Bobby Clarke and so many others. Fearless and hilarious, he skewers some of the countrys top politicians, pro athletes, sports executives and film stars – sometimes to their faces! Big Daddy has performed more than 4,000 comedy . . .
WXPN welcomes Marty Stuart, a five time GRAMMY-winner, platinum recording artist, Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from the Americana Music Association, Grand Ole Opry star, country music archivist, photographer, musician, and songwriter. Since starting out singing gospel as a child, Stuart has spent over four decades celebrating American roots music. His teenage years on tour with bluegrass legend Lester Flatt in the ’70s were followed by six years in Johnny . . .
Live!. 60 minutes.
Fresh off of Headlining the kids stages at Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza, two-time GRAMMY Nominees, The Pop Ups bring their unique new show “The Great Pretenders Club” to the Colonial! Featuring songs from their critically acclaimed Amazon Video Special, as well as classics from their two GRAMMY nominated albums,“The Great Pretenders Club” takes family audiences of all ages on a scavenger hunt for the best imaginative-play . . .
Sadly the recent death of Keith Emerson has sparked renewed interest in Emerson, Lake and Palmer; and Carl Palmer is the only member still playing this music. Palmer, who was voted by Rolling Stone as one of the 10 Greatest Drummers of All Time, is also a founding member of Asia. Since he began in the business in the 1960s Carl Palmer has sold over 50 million records and is . . .
Tickets on sale Mon, Apr 3!.
The Mads Are Back! Join Mystery Science Theater 3000’s Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu as they screen some of the worst movies ever made and riff, or comedically make fun of, them live in the same style as the Peabody Award-winning TV series. The Mads will riff a film and a short, and will do a Q&A afterwards. There will also be a Meet & Greet . . .