The Philadelphia Inquirer |June 19th, 2015
While America’s alt-rock scene lumbered through its wild ’90s – the period of Beck’s Odelay, the Beastie Boys’ Ill Communication, Soundgarden’s Superunknown, and Ice-T’s Body Count – a nice Philly band, holed up at Manayunk’s Grape Street Pub and Old City’s Tin Angel, moved tiny mountains with a mellow brand of pop: June Rich.
Twenty years after its first album, and 17 years since the band broke up, June Rich has reunited, re-releasing its debut disc with a new song (“Who I Am”) added, and playing Ardmore Music Hall on Saturday.
By Nick Tate-
If you were heavy into the Philly music scene in the late 90′s, chances are you knew about June Rich. They emerged from Manayunk’s Grape Street Pub in 1995 and took Philadelphia by storm in just a few months.
They performed on National Public Radio’s Mountain Stage, they played the opening night of the Electric Factory, and they were the only local band that performed on the main stage at the 1996 Philadelphia Folk Festival. They were even voted Philadelphia magazine’s “Best Band in Philadelphia”. Read more…
Ticket – June 4, 2015
It was 1995 and June Rich arrived seemingly out of nowhere. They emerged from Manayunk’s Grape Street Pub and essentially took reign as the best band in Philadelphia within a matter of months… read more.
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- June Rich Comes Back to The Grape Room -Grape Street Pub
- June Rich back together: Band celebrates 20th anniversary of debut CD
- Which One Is June and Which One is Rich? #JuneRich
- Jackie Beats Her Record Time for Broad Street Run 2015
- Thanks To XPN for All Their Support in Welcoming #JuneRich Reunion Show
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