Jason Mundok

Kingsfoil Returns to The Chameleon

Kingsfoil 2014

Kingsfoil returns to The Chameleon Club in Lancaster for a hometown show tomorrow night, June 28 at 7pm. After the departure of Frankie Muniz (drums) earlier this year, the band has kept news of his official replacement a mystery until June 16th, when they announced the new lineup on their Facebook page. In addition to Muniz…

New Album from Campfire Ok

Campfire Ok 2014

Campfire Ok is an indie rock band from Seattle, WA that we featured here at the Wood Stove House a couple times over the years. Before focusing exclusively on Central PA artists, we did an Artist Spotlight on the band and also featured a full podcast episode with frontman, Mychal Cohen when he visited Lancaster to…

Art vs. Entertainment: a Local Musician’s Dilemma

Jam at the Dam 2013

The work of a local part-time musician falls along a broad spectrum with entertainment at one end and art at the other. Musicians need to decide where they fit on the spectrum, and most importantly, where along the spectrum their goals will be best served. I don’t believe that one side of the spectrum is better or worse than the other, but…

Fulton Street Arts Cooperative

Fulton Street Arts Cooperative

In September 2013, Aaron Shiflet opened the doors to the Fulton Street Arts Cooperative to “to provide art to the community and community to the arts by using the combined skill, knowledge, talent and vision of its members to better themselves and the art scene in general through shared ideas, collaboration, and critique.” Shiflet studied fine art…

MAKERSfest Comes to Lancaster

PA Guild of Craftsmen MAKERSfest

  The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen are hosting the first MAKERSfest this Sunday, June 8, from 10am to 6pm. The street festival celebrating making and makers will be held on the 300 block of N. Queen Street where the Guild’s store and headquarters is located. More than 50 craftsmen will be set up on the street…

What’s YOUR creative role?

Creattive Roles Colors

I’ve been developing a theory about the roles that people play within creative projects. While one person may be able to successfully play multiple roles within projects, I believe that each person is truly meant to play only one. If he or she has an opportunity to play that role on a team with others who are also well suited…

Podcast #136: Allegro – Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra

Allegro Featured

Allegro: Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra Today’s episode is a conversation about Allegro, Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra with conductor Dr. Brian Norcross, musician and board member Morgann Davis, and the orchestra’s vice president, Leslie Lindeman. The orchestra’s mission is to expand the appreciation and love for classical music across multiple generations in Lancaster County. They make great music…

Podcast #134: ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival

One Night Only

ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival Lancaster comedian, contortionist, street performer, and magician, Jonathan Burns joins me to talk about the ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival. The festival will be touring all over Pennsylvania this month with stops in Johnstown, Pittsburgh, Phoenixville, Philadelphia, and Lancaster on Friday, May 16 at Tellus360. The…

Podcast #133: Lancaster British Brass Band

Lancaster British Brass Band

Lancaster British Brass Band Stephen Allen and Doug Albert from the Lancaster British Brass Band. The band is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a special concert coming up this Saturday, May 10th at the First United Methodist Church here in Lancaster. Doug, a cornet player and the band’s MC and Stephen, the band’s conductor join…