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The 27th annual Philadelphia Film Festival

October 18-28, 2018 featuring 125 films from 37 countries by Cyndy Drue Film festivals are a lot of fun if you’re lucky enough to spend the whole day and evening in the theater seeing films, many of which are being shown for the first time. You can get to know other film buffs since everyone…

Freedom Festival With Cyndy Drue 7.4.18

WMGK listeners packed into Wiggins Park on the Camden Waterfront for the Freedom Festival hosted by Cyndy Drue. Eddie Money performed and fireworks lit up the sky. Fans also enjoyed cool WMGK prizes and beer from the Tonewood Brewing Beer Garden.

My Top 5 Moments with U2

By Cyndy Drue, DJ/Event Reporter As we get ready to see U2 in concert this Sunday night, I wanted to reflect on the highlights I’ve had with them over the years in Philadelphia. 1.) March 4, 1981, Interviewed a soft spoken singer named Bono from a new, unknown Irish band for my TV show, then…

2017 Rock Hall Induction Ceremony: Review

By Cyndy Drue, WMGK DJ and Event Reporter 102.9 WMGK was representin’ Philly at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Friday night (April 7th) as three of our favorite classic rock acts entered: ELO, Yes and Journey. The event took place at the Barclays Center sports arena in Brooklyn and was taped…

Inside 'Born to Run' With Little Steven Van Zandt

Tonight (1/4/17) at 9pm, Cyndy Drue fills in for Ray Koob & plays Side One of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band's 'Born To Run' in it's entirety during Vinyl Siding. Little Steven Van Zandt, of The E Street Band, gave John DeBella an insider's view on a few tracks from this legendary album.

Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution

By Cyndy Drue When I was asked to be part of the upcoming Speakers That Rock Opening Symposium to tell stories about Bill Graham, the concert promoter and rock ‘n roll impresario, I quickly learned that a lot of people I know had their own Bill Graham stories. There was Bob, who enjoyed the Fillmore…

Sully starring Tom Hanks - Review

Everybody remembers the story of the pilot who landed the commercial airline on the Hudson River in New York and how all the passengers walked away unscathed. It was a modern day hero story starring Captain “Sully” Sullenberger whose likeness is played by Tom Hanks in this very exciting, compelling film called “Sully” that opens…

Fezstock Local Music Festival Returns

The Fezstock Music Festival is back. Thousands of local music fans remember it when it began in 1984 and happened every year for nine years. 23 years later, founder Jim Femino decided to do it again. Femino, a Royersford resident who also lives in Nashville has had a lot of success writing songs for (mostly)…