Blues rocker Dana Fuchs, and Power-pop Supergroup The Split Squad rock Havertown!
After the second rain delay, headliner Dana Fuchs wowed the crowd with her fierce voice, backed by her rocking band. The Split Squad, put on an epic show after the first rain delay. They featured guitarist Keith Streng of The Fleshtones, lead singer/bassist Michael Giblin, formerly of The Parallax Project, guitarist Kurt Bloch, formerly of Seattle’s The Fastbacks, and drummer Brad Elvis of The Romantics.
We are glad so many of our attendees remained through the rainy evening. The 11th Annual Haverford Music Festival (a WXPN Welcomes Event) featured original music from these 16 artists, playing Jazz, Rock, Pop, Folk, and Blues! There were food booths and trucks, sponsors, vendors, kids’ activities, beer and wine gardens, and fun for the whole family!
DANA FUCHS, with her feet planted on both sides of the blues-rock divide, is one of the fiercest voices in modern-day roots music. Fuchs starred as Janis Joplin in the off-Broadway musical Love, Janis, and starred in the Golden Globe-nominated film Across the Universe.
THE SPLIT SQUAD, features guitarist Keith Streng of The Fleshtones, and lead singer, bassist and principal Michael Giblin, formerly of The Parallax Project. They will be joined for this appearance by guitarist Kurt Bloch, formerly of Seattle’s The Fastbacks, and Brad Elvis of The Romantics and The Elvis Brothers.
Multi-instrumentalist DEVIX, AKA Eric Torres, was a Top 13 finalist on NBC’s The Voice. A York, PA native, Devix writes and performs music that spans alternative, indie and pop.
WXPN Welcomes The 11th Annual Haverford Music Festival was held Saturday, September 9, 2023!
The festival is now being run by the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit – HTEAMS (Haverford Township Education, Arts & Music Society) – and we’re seeking sponsorships! Become a sponsor and let the residents of Haverford Township, and throughout the region, know you support entertainment, arts and music in our community! The Haverford Township Music Festival is a free admission event funded solely through sponsorships and donations. More information on sponsorships can be found here.
Voluntary donations to help keep the festival free will be greatly appreciated and gratefully accepted. Donations can be made here to keep HTMF alive for years to come.
Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors:
A Flick of the Wrist
Ardent Credit Union
Brick & Brew
Calaveras Street Tacos
Carmona Mobile Foods
Adam Dai DMD PC
DELCO ConReds Creations
H & B Driveway Resealing
Husky Jawn Street Corn
Jo’s Garden of Jewels
Kettle Express Concessions
Let There Be Rock School
Negrey Eye Associates
Pennsylvania Distilling Company
Penn Therapy Assoc., Inc
R & D Specialty Foods
Renewal by Andersen
Stretch Funeral Home
Sunrise of Haverford
We Not Me Sports
Leonard Insurance Group
Mom’s Organic Market Bryn Mawr
ShopRite of Drexeline
Ceramics & Original Prints
Fetch Bakery Mullica Hill
Love Beat’s Boutique
Penny Lane Earrings
Wee Marie’s Shortbread
Your Gift Fairy
New Avenue Foundation
Special thanks to Slice it up Pizza, Carlino’s and Giant Havertown for providing Green Room catering.
Please contribute what you can today.
It will help us tremendously since our fundraising for this year has been hampered by the pandemic.
You may donate through PayPal to Haverford Twp Education Arts and Music Society
by clicking on the DONATE button below:
Or donate through Venmo to @HTEAMS
“The Haverford Music Festival is a family music festival that strengthens the cultural identity of Haverford Township, serves as the primary fundraiser for the HAVERFORD TOWNSHIP EDUCATION, ARTS AND MUSIC SOCIETY – or HTEAMS, and provides funding for projects that enhance the quality of life in Haverford Township.”