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Philadelphia, PA
46) Weekender - Spanish Peaks 

The Sheehan brothers, Derek and Nic, played in a number of bands in Philadelphia over the course of a few years, but made a fresh start recruiting Tom Anthony and Emily Cahill in early 2013 forming Weekender. Since then their endeavors won the hearts of many a local, including producer Kyle “Slick” Johnson (Modest Mouse/Wavves), who signed on to work with the band on new material. Opening for acts like The Growlers and Peace, Weekender’s emergence has been warmly welcomed by the Philly music scene and the blogosphere alike.

With the 2013 debut EP, Spanish Peaks (“…a perfect psych-pop daydream.”-, tour dates and a follow up record in the works, this young group, ”threatens a Tame Impala style breakthrough” - Press Play Okay