“John is one hoopy frood who knows where his towel is!”
“Galla describes the album (SKETCH) as a “13-track narrative;” a full-story told in thirteen individual pieces — reminiscent of the classic albums of his youth. Playing select tracks in album order, the crowd at the release party seemed eager to listen to the narrative – cheering and singing their storyteller along.”
“Tonight at 10 p.m., Helen Leicht is hosting the second annual “Home For The Holidays” show, which was recorded at the home of Scot Sax. ~ The set is highlighted by John Galla’s cover of Alan Mann’s little-known 1983 Christmas song “Christmas On The Block,” which is about the blind residents of a group house in Upper Darby, who—despite their inability to see—made an annual tradition of decorating a Christmas tree in front of their home.”
"Philly Sings Philly, a who’s who Tuesday night residency that’s been raging at the Fire all autumn."