Independent Philly hit the road with Life in Color (formerly Dayglow) for three days packed full of world-class DJs, stellar performance artists, and of course crazy fans going hard in the paint.
Our time on tour kicked off on Thursday, September 20th in Wilkes-Barre, PA where fans in the Mohegan Sun Arena were treated to the sweet beats of Brass Knuckles, and headliner, Arty.
Brass Knuckles (the trio of Danny D’Brito, Tony Livadas and Anthony Pisano) incorporates live bass-playing on top of their DJ sound giving them a unique flair and wunderkind Arty simply threw down a great set. On top of that the new performance artists on this tour, highlighted by trampoline artists, fuzed wonderfully with the returning acts, including magician Sheldon Blake.
The next night the party moved to the Sovereign Center in Reading, PA where bus loads of kids from Penn State (Berks) joined in the fun. Philadelphia’s SRG (Art of Electronica) opened the night with a tech-house set on the decks and was followed by Brass Knuckles and headliner, Tommy Trash.
The crowd was larger on the second night which only added to the madness. Brass Knuckles was again a great warm up for the headliner and Tommy Trash really got the place moving with his set as well.
The third night of our Life in Color run brought us back to our home city of Philadelphia where a sold out crowd of almost 7000 people packed into the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing. Production was kicked up for the large crowd including the use of a high pressured fire-hose that shot paint over 60 feet out into the crowd.
The show once again featured SRG and Brass Knuckles who were followed by David Solano and headliner, Dirty South.
The show started out bright and sunny at 6pm but within a few hours an absolute downpour began to fall. Fans were not deterred as they raged out soaked in rain and paint for the next few hours.
When the party ended at 11pm, fans moved to the official after party at Lit Ultra Bar which featured a DJ set from Pierce Fulton.