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News Posts

The surprise of the night at the Kuf & Christine 30amp Brownstone Sessions was when 30amps Artist Director Kimberly Landle jumped in with Just Mad Nice and improvised a dance on this amazing piece. Beyond beautiful. This is Art people!
In it's 5th year the Philly Music Fest (a non-profit like us!) was totally sold-out on every level and clearly demonstarated why Philly can compete (and beat) any city in a battle of the bands. Great job to our attorney Greg Seltzer and his wife Jen for putting this whole thing togehter.

Bag of Dreams

Posted October 11st
Bag of Dreams is the cornerstone of our fall fundraiser and will enable us to get through this very trying year.Limited edition, custom made, these bags will keep you (and us) dreaming forever. Check out the full story here https://30amp.org/products/bag-of-dreams/
MC/Poet/Songwriter Kuf Knotz and classically trained Harpist/Vocalist Christine Elise’s new release "rē(ə)l ləv" [Real Love] is a genre blending offering, featuring a talented community of producers and musicians, focused on delivering a soulful record with themes centered on love, growth & unity. Recorded at Morningstar Studio, by 2x Grammy Award winner, Glenn Barret, this album is an abstract collection of thoughts, words and sounds that leave the listener feeling connected, invigorated and revitalised. New single now available on-> Bandcamp & Spotify

Philadelphia's CBS This Morning recently covered Carver Sound in a special segment. Click here to see the video on the CBS News site.

FREE NORTH PHILLY EVENTS THIS SUMMER

Posted July 27th

We're hosting free events this summer-- all at the Leon Sullivan Building on North Broad.  Check out this video of our first event - July’s Family Dance Party and get a feel for the deal!

$30 for 30 Amp?

Posted July 27th

Are you able to contribute $30 to 30 Amp Circuit? The need for contributions from giving people like you is a constant for any non-profit. Your gifts make possible so many positive programs, including many free events all around town, a record label, and a forthcoming Artist Curriculum, as well as our recognition of the Masters of Fine Art in our upcoming series.  If you are able, please consider our recommended gift of $30 .

Never Change by Carver Sound Out Everywhere!

Posted July 25th

“Never Change” is the first single to kick off a summer of hits for Carver Sound. It’s a fun pop song with an immaculate summer vibe. The single features Kidd Phantom, Zeii, & MC-E, produced by Sirautry. Check it out here or stream below.

STOP, HEY, CARVER SOUND...

Posted June 22nd
...Everybody look what’s goin’ round! 30Amp teamed up with Philly’s High School of Engineering and Sciences and a pair of the schools’ graduates to create Carver Sound - the nascent student run record label featuring all in-house home grown talent. Follow Carver Sound on Instagram and stay tuned for the full E.P. dropping this summer.

Philadelphia Icons: Black Masters of Fine Art

Posted June 22nd
We are so proud to announce The 30Amp Black Masters of Fine Art curriculum developed by our new Executive Director Keith Scriven and implemented through the Philadelphia School District. The forward thinking program teaches broad based art concepts through the minds and hearts of 12 of Philly’s most prominent black artists in a fun and creative way. Email Andrew@30amp.org for more information and a sample curriculum.

"Hear My Voice” Partnering Grants: Now Available.

Posted June 21st
30Amp is awarding six "Hear My Voice" partnering grants this year designed to amplify the voice of selected Philly based artists who have something to say and a unique event concept from which to share it. Each grant provides $500 cash directly to the Artist, as well as a $2,500 budget for the Artist to manage in promoting their own "Hear My Voice” event which will benefit the charity of their choice. The series rolls out this summer with: July: DJ Lee Jones presents - North Philly Family Dance Party - a summer time gathering celebrating music, food and family. August: Dice Raw presents - More Than Just Shakespeare in the Park - short plays, musicals and yes... Shakespeare. September: Aaron Luis Levinson presents - Aqui Se Puede - PuertoRicoDelphia - the Puerto Rican diaspora to North Philly. Want to apply? Tell us: What’s your passion? Who do YOU stand up for? How can 30AMP Circuit help turn up the volume to your message and elevate your platform? Email Keith@30amp.org and share.

Dance Week 2021 Announced!

Posted April 20th
Dance on Philly will be back and bigger than ever this year as we slide out of quarantine and onto the dance floor and theaters throughout the city for Dance Week November 8-13. Curated by Artistic Director Kimberly D. Landle, the 5 day city-wide celebration of Philly’s rich dance community will culminate Saturday November 13th with the Dance-On-Philly Dance-A-Thon. Email Kim to get involved or for more info.

Meet The New Boss.

Posted April 19th
30Amp is thrilled to name Keith Scriven as our new Executive Director. A pioneer in the Philadelphia Art Renaissance of the 1990s and rise of the Old City Gallery scene, Scriven is also an authority on the history of Black Art in Philadelphia and comes from a family dedicated to both the School District and the community. Perhaps best known as a master jeweler trained by the great Oscober Robinson Scriven is an artist that exemplifies the grit and tenacity of an entrepreneur who takes great risks but also brings great rewards to himself, his community his city and his culture. He’s gonna move mountains at 30Amp. Say hello to him here.