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Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Davy Knowles performs a live midday concert on Friday.


This week's Free At Noon performance is Davy Knowles. Don't miss this performance as he supports his latest release Three Miles from Avalon. If you can't make this Free At Noon event he'll be back in the area on 1/19/2017 at the Sellersville Theater. Tickets for that show are available here.

Upcoming Release: Three Miles from Avalon
Release Date: October 14, 2016
Release Label: WYAN



XPN Artist To Watch Back Door Slam

This band has been wowing festival audiences in the past year, showcasing a true blues sound. These natives of the tiny Isle of Man, include Davy Knowles on vocals, lead guitar, mandolin and lap steel, Ross Doyle on drums, and Adam Jones on bass - all three, still in their twenties.

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