An intimate BYOB that features live music, artists, comedians, comedic plays, photographers, and eclectic films, up close and personal.
The Living Room At 35 East is a modern listening room with couches, comfortable chairs and pillows. Bring a bottle of wine, beer or cocktail and listen to some of your favorite artists, comedians, films, plays or poetry.
Since our space is small the performances are especially intimate.
The Living Room is located In the heart of Ardmore surrounded by restaurants, bars, and shops, and parking is available in the municipal lot next door to our venue. Or you can take the train to the Ardmore Train Station and walk one block down Lancaster Ave.
Our doors open at 7:00pm and our shows start after 8:00pm, unless otherwise noted. We request that you arrive early in order to not disturb the performances. We look forward to having you join us in our Living Room!
Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door.
Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the venue.
Ali Awan is a Philadelphia based singer-songwriter born in Abington, PA. He grew up in Turkey and Saudi Arabia, finally settling back down in Abington where he would spend the rest of his childhood. He began playing shows in West Philly basements as a guitar and bass player at 15 yrs old. After getting turned onto the idea of songwriting by artists like The Velvet Underground, Johnathan Richman, David Bowie, & The Rolling Stones, he began to write his own songs. He hopes you enjoy those songs. Box of Books is an alternative-folk band from Philadelphia + West Chester, PA. Formed by core members, bassist/vocalist Thomas Lombard and guitarist/vocalist Michael Trycieckyj, the band combines contemporary indie-rock songwriting with a traditional folk instrumentation including James Devor (mandolin), Bronwyn Livezey (violin), and Anthony Saddic (accordion). Appearing as a duo or full-group, the band plays shows of original music as well as "folked-up" cover sets at bars and restaurants in the Philadelphia/West Chester areas. Chock-full of literary references, wistful ballads, and a dash of self-depracating humor, Box of Books' debut album, "Expectations," is available to stream everywhere.
Almshouse plays original folk-rock that maybe reminds you of classic 1970s female-fronted acts (think Fleetwood Mac, Heart, Linda Ronstadt) or maybe modern singer-songwriters with a pop/rock edge (Sheryl Crow, Jonatha Brooke, kdlang). The bands 2016 release Bitter Thing flirts with Americana while displaying a slightly darker progressive tinge. Their trademark dual guitar leads that wrap harmonically around each other is used to powerful effect in the new single, Gaslight." It's true Almshouse can rock hard and loud, but they also masterfully explore stripped-down acoustic versions of their own tunes and carefully curated covers that showcase thoughtful lyrics, Irenes sultry burnished alto voice, very handsome fretwork by Troy, Ken & Tony, and Jamess tasteful drumming.
Heidi Wolfson, Art Cohen and Steve Lessick bring acoustic and electric guitars, drums and vocal harmonies together in a way that showcases their original songs. Heidi Wolfson's songs are thought-provoking and literate, and she delivers them with intensity. Guitarist Art Cohen, known widely in international space-music circles, adds texture and edge which gives the group its Cubist feel. Steve Lessick's tasteful drumming and beautiful vocal harmonies smooth out the sound with polish. From a whisper to a roar, the music of CubiZm is always compelling.
Stay tuned for these future shows at The Living Room!
For more information on the artist, or to buy tickets, please click the artist names.
November 23rd - Ali Awan and Boxes of Books
November 24th - Almshouse "Unplugged"
November 30th - CubiZm - CD Release Party
December 1st - Gloria Galante's Harp Christmas
December 6th - Cliff Hillis
December 7th - The Hot Club of Philadelphia
December 8th - Matt Roach: The All Original Christmas Show 2018
December 14th - Laura Cheadle: A Very Cheadle Christmas
December 15th - Nik Everett and Kenn Kweder
December 20th - The Flies
December 23rd - Lansdown String Quartet Christmas Show
December 28th - Greg Farnese
December 29th - A Night Before New Year's with Lizanne Knott
January 4th - Kipyn Martin
January 11th - John Byrne
January 12th - Craig Bickhardt
January 17th - Carolann Solebello
January 18th - Minas
January 19th - Jeffrey Gaines
January 24th - Hotsy Totsy
January 25th - Michael Ronstadt and Rick Denzien
- A.D. Amorosi, for the Inquirer, February 23, 2018
- The Town Dish, February 28, 2018
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Parking is available in the municipal lot next door to our venue.
You can also take the Septa Paoli/Thorndale regional rail to the Ardmore Station and walk one block to The Living Room.