North Philadelphia: The Uptown Theater Could Become Concert Venue Again

North Philadelphia: The Uptown Theater Could Become Concert Venue Again

The Uptown Theater is undergoing renovations that could allow it to re-open as a concert venue. The theater, located on north Broad Street just north of Temple University’s main campus, hosted musical legends like the Isley Brothers, B.B. King, Ray Charles and Marvin Gaye during the venues glory days. Of the $3 million raised, most […]

 By Victoria Hudgins

Brewerytown: Philadelphia’s 1960s Soul Girl Group

Brewerytown: Philadelphia’s 1960s Soul Girl Group

Motown in Detroit wasn’t the only city full of rhythm and blues in the 1960s and 1970s. Philadelphia also had home-grown talent who rocked stages. Sixty-three-year-old Nadine Felder of Brewerytown was the lead singer for Philadelphia’s only girl group, Honey and the Bees. She sang solos at William Penn High School and her best friend […]