South Street Spring Festival 2018: Meet the Artists Performing the 5th St. Stage

Philly’s festival season is finally here. South Street is kicking it off May 5 by throwing a totally free, all day, all ages event that will include live music from some of Philadelphia’s best musical talent. The festival will take over South Street between Front and 8th streets. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Meet the artists performing on the 5th and South Stage: 

XPresidents 

Performance Time: 7 p.m.

This band only believes in learning the rules so you can break them and his committed to making honest art. It shows in their music as well, combining all different genres to produce a sound that’s hard to replicate. Listen to a version of “Cop That (Live)” below:

Peace and the City Grease

Performance Time: 6 p.m.

This bands first single “Lightning” was featured on NBC during the NHL playoffs in the hype video for the Pittsburg Penguins. It helped them win at least one round so far. much to the dismay of Flyers fans.

Bazmati Vice

Performance Time: 5 p.m.

This band is influenced by heavy-hitters of the culinary world and their music reflects. They started touring in 2016, released their first album in 2017, and now have more shows scheduled for this year than they ever have.

Matt Cappy 

Performance Time: 4 p.m.

This trumpet players talent was recognized at an early age and has taken him across the world since. He’s also recorded with some of the biggest names in the music industry like Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind and Fire.

My Funky Brethren

Performance Time: 3 p.m.

This funk/soul band’s mission statement is very simple, “Our goal is to get our music out to the world.”

Greg Sover Band

Performance Time: 2 p.m.

Greg Sover’s long-awaited EP “Jubilee” was released January 8th and the reception has been positive. Shortly after his band competed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis and made it to the semifinals. The band originated in North Philly and quickly climbing up the industry ladder.

Briz and the Revival 

Performance Time: 1 p.m.

This is an R&B/Funk Band that originated in 2016 after the success of Briz’s independent project “Love And Light”. In 2017 they were also featured in the Wawa Welcome America, July 4th celebration on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, solidifying their musical ascension.

The Royal Mix

Performance Time: Noon

This group consists of three talented young ladies that are by far the youngest, rising starts on this list. They formed in 2016 and their love for dance is what triggered them to create this group. Their music reflects their positivity and is a trio that’s hard to root against!

 

 

 

 

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