Featuring 11 popular regional bands performing on two stages, with a park full of vendors and artisan booths. Bring a blanket, your lawn chairs, and friends and enjoy this West Chester Tradition!
MC and Event Host
Rob Dickenson is a musician based in West Chester, Pennsylvania. A singer-songwriter with over 30 years of experience as a performer, Rob has entertained audiences at private parties, large venues like Longwood Gardens and everything in between as a solo artist, duo or trio. His range of music styles is impressive—from instrumental guitar to James Brown—which makes him perfect for any occasion. In addition to his musical talents, Rob is a seasoned emcee for festivals and events.
Lisa Jeanette - -
Lisa Jeanette is a native Philadelphian and singer-songwriter who has recently released her debut album, Chasing Happy. A multi-instrumentalist, Lisa plays guitar, bass and piano on many songs on the new release. The best way to describe Lisa’s style of music is Kaleidoscope Folk, which represents a wide variety of genres in a diverse collection of songs.
Five Minute Major
Five Minute Major - -
Five Minute Major is a local cover band that focuses on vocal harmonies, great instrumentation and interesting rhythms. They have a diverse playlist with artists like: Joe Bonamassa, Jeffrey Foucault, Good Old War, Rusty Truck, Alice in Chains, Tom Petty, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac.
Plastic Shrines - -
Plastic Shrines is a power-trio rooted in Philadelphia. They focus on spreading motion and energy through their blend of house, disco, funk, and progressive rock. Each Plastic Shrines live performance is designed with unique transitions to leave their audience short of breath. The boys believe in never playing the same set twice to provide a fresh experience every time.
Derrick Ju’wan - -
Hailing from Philadelphia Pa, Derrick Ju’ Wan is an emerging soul artist aiming to bring back that classic Philly sound with a contemporary R&B touch! Being one the newest acts on the Philly music scene, Derrick hit the ground in a major way releasing 2 singles; “Junkie” (in October 2018) & “Something New” (in January 2019) leading up to his first EP- ZEN which is available now on all streaming platforms!
With an array of different instrumental sounds, coupled with his riveting story-lined writing style, Derrick is dedicated to keeping audiences engaged and providing a sonic and live performance experience like no other!
Andre Saunders- -
Andre Saunders, rap musician and poet from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is already breaking the ceiling by excelling to new heights as he travels through his musical journey.
Saunders was recognized by BET ‘Music Matters’ campaign, and performed with Rakim, Donell Jones, Asia Sparks, Chill Moody, Ms. Jade, and more.
November Lounge - -
November Lounge is a Lancaster-based alternative groove band formed in 2015. The group's original soft, jazz-inspired sound has manifested into a heavier hitting sound that focuses on space, groove, and technicality. The group has released an EP and multiple singles.
Jay Money Hackett
Jay Money Hackett - -
Jay Money Hackett is a Maryland native hip hop artist signed to an independent company called Wisdom Court Entertainment.
He is well known for his motivational music and and high energized performances. Performing all over the Maryland area, he has performed on some iconic shows such as opening for Ja Rule, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Method Man & Redman, Machine Gun Kelly and more. JayMoney was also nominated as “Live performer of the year” in the 2018 Maryland Music Awards.
Georgie Bonds - -
Georgie Bonds has established himself as a world class singer/songwriter and blues entertainer and the best is yet to come. It seems as though the Blacksmith is blessed with the gift of making his dreams come true and his fans will reap the benefits of those beautiful dreams.
ReddPanda is a trio of progressive rock, hip-hop and catchy lyrics! It all comes wrapped into a band of Marcus Pickett, Kara Koser and musical director, Brandon Mullen. A definitive alternative pop-feel ReddPanda provides a unique scene never attempted before. The visually and musically contrasting three chose their band name based on an image that speaks originality and evolution! A red panda is a genetic collaboration of a panda and a red cat-bear; a rare and an exciting mix! The idea of hybriding two eclectic identities, functioning as one complete treasure is what the band ReddPanda brings to the music scene.
JaneliaSoul - -
JaneliaSoul is led by Nigerian-American born singer/songwriter Janelia Adetokunbo McNair-Sanya. She developed her love of music while growing up in Nigeria.
Learning traditional Yoruba folk songs led to her discovering other musical genres, such as, Soul and Jazz. Fast-forward to now and the Baltimore, Maryland resident's 7-piece band 'Janeliasoul' is fusing those influences, along with pop and Afrobeat into one infectious sound.
Lyrically, she draws off of positive self-affirmations, something she practices in her own life, on a daily basis
Perpetuals members Owen, Sam, and Rich established their career 4 years ago back in 2015. Locals to the great city of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, the trio were part of a project leaning more toward the styles of Led Zeppelin and Pearl Jam. While they enjoyed the music they were making, it wasn't until they started working together again in 2017 to ultimately form this new Alternative Rock group.
Submit your press packets today!
Press packets should include band history, venues played at, CD, digital download, or a link for our selection committee to listen to your tunes.
Packets should also include a contact name, phone number, email address, and address.
Packets can be emailed to email@example.com
or mailed to;
Turks Head Music Committee
401 East Gay Street
West Chester PA 19380
Deadline for press packets is Friday, February 24th.
“A big Thanks to Gene Samit and TSS Photography (Willow Grove) for his time and efforts.
The pictures came out great and we appreciate his work.
If you are in need of a photographer for any occasion, contact Gene”.
Gene Samit and TSS Photography
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