After the success of last year’s inaugural Live From The Lot, Ardmore Music Hall is bringing back their annual outdoor music festival on a larger scale for AMH Presents and WXPN Welcomes: Live From The Lot 2016, May 21-22, 2016. Featuring headliners Snarky Puppy (playing both days), The Revivalists, The Greyboy Allstars ft. Karl Denson, Foundation of Funk (members of The Meters & Lettuce), and many more talented and renowned artists, the weekend before Memorial Day promises to start the music festival season off with a bang just 3 miles outside Philadelphia.
Ardmore Music Hall ups the ante for 2016 with two stages of music spanning a 3 day period, including a kickoff party on Friday May 20th as well as after-parties inside AMH on the 21st and 22nd. On Saturday and Sunday, Live from the Lot will begin at 1 PM in the parking lot directly behind the Music Hall, and feature two outdoor covered stages highlighting both national and regional talent. Tickets are available for a weekend pass, or can be purchased for each of the two days individually.
Grammy Award winning jazz-fusion band Snarky Puppy will perform both days. Snarky Puppy seamlessly fuses a deep knowledge and respect for musical tradition with sonic and conceptual innovation, creating precise and explosive live jazz with incredible rhythms and melodies. Other performers on the main stage include: NOLA rock/soul band The Revivalists, a newly formed supergroup of legends called Foundation of Funk (George Porter Jr. & Zigaboo Modeliste of The Meters + Eric Krasno & Neal Evans of Lettuce, playing The Meters), funk fusion pioneers The Greyboy Allstars (featuring Karl Denson), piano virtuoso Marco Benevento, Brooklyn electro-funksters Pimps of Joytime, and many more. There will also be an additional headline act announced in the coming weeks.
On Friday, May 20th, Electron will headline the kickoff party for Live from the Lot, a livetronica rock group comprised of local favorites Marc Brownstein & Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits), Tom Hamilton (American Babies / JRAD) and Mike Greenfield (Lotus). Saturday night, May 21st, Everyone Orchestra conducted by Matt Butler will headline the after-party inside Ardmore Music Hall andwill feature an incredible lineup of musicians performing an all improvisational, crowd-engaging jam- the full musician reveal will come soon. There will be another party inside on Sunday night, May 22nd, with details TBA.
As with last year, LFTL will be an all ages, family friendly event with local food vendors, a beer tent, and other entertainment. The inside of Ardmore Music Hall will be open throughout the day, as well. Live from the Lot takes place in the Ardmore SEPTA parking lot, and is just feet from the Paoli/Thorndale regional rail train line. Ardmore Music Hall is a 600 capacity rock club in Ardmore, PA, established in 2013, with a long history of hosting critically acclaimed national tours dating back to 23 East Cabaret in the 80’s and early 90’s.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 2nd at noon, with both GA and VIP options available. Get excited for the funkiest party on the Main Line!