Disability Pride's after party show at Independence EDGE Studio. ZGP! goes on at 6pm.
Join ZGP! & The Late Saints at this outdoor event in the Itallian Market for multicultural month! ZGP! hits the stage at 12 and The Late Saints go on at 1:30. The stage will be hosted by Connie's Ric Rac on the corner of 9th & Montrose.
Sounds Like: Tom Waits, Lhasa De Sela, HUMANWINE, Squirrel Nut Zippers
Bio: There once was a young gypsy with starry eyes and a rose in her hair. She traveled aimlessly with no point or purpose, other than to inspire those who were worthy and drunkenly sing her songs by whichever campfire would have her. However, no matter how loud she sang or how hard she laughed, somet...See Full Bio
“Zap Goes Pop! is a vibrant Philadelphia band with a real-life couple, Erica Rose and Rob Speese, at its creative core. Their bold and exotic minor-key tonalities drive folk-inflected songs ranging from the rollicking to the melancholic and their sounds of yesteryear reverberating with echoes of the gypsy caravan, the carnival and the high seas. Rose’s evocative lyrics paint vivid pictures and tell engaging stories, replete with humor, social consciousness and satire, while Speese’s impressive chops shine, notwithstanding his seasoned restraint, above all on the guitar. Among ZGP!’s major influences are Tom Waits, HUMANWINE and the Steampunk movement. Not afraid to mix things, up, ZGP! delights in changes of tempo, time signature and key, as well as a rotating cast of instruments, deftly keeping things lively and interesting.”