09/13/17 5:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO From left, Moira Smiley, Seamus Egan and Kyle Sanna performing in concert. All three will be making music creekside at Sylvester Manor on September 16, 2017.

COURTESY PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO
From left, Moira Smiley, Seamus Egan and Kyle Sanna performing in concert. All three will be making music creekside at Sylvester Manor on September 16, 2017.

Seamus Egan spends a lot of time on the road. On Monday, the multi-talented musician, a founding member of the band Solas, returned home from a gig in Alaska.

“We were up there five days and six nights,” said Mr. Egan by phone shortly after landing in Philadelphia, where he lives. “There was an active solar flare going on there. The last night leaving the hotel to go to the airport, we saw a few bits of it.”  (more…)

09/15/16 2:00pm
ALEXANDRA DEFURIO PHOTO | Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

ALEXANDRA DEFURIO PHOTO | Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

JAYME STONE’S LOMAX PROJECT COMES TO SYLVESTER MANOR

Focusing on the songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, the group performing at Sylvester Manor’s season finale Creekside Concert brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music.

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09/01/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Thomas Mesa will perform at the Perlman Music Program on September 2.

COURTESY PHOTO | Thomas Mesa will perform at the Perlman Music Program on September 2.

PMP ALUMNI RECITAL

The Perlman Music Program will be showcasing talented alumni in a two-day recital featuring cellist Thomas Mesa and violinist Mariella Haubs. (more…)