Philly’s Maggie Mae Releases New Song, “Hometown”
Maggie Mae is a soulful singer-songwriter based in Philadelphia who fronts an exciting and energetic folk/ funk group under the same name. She pulls inspiration from the music she grew up on and the strong musical foundation her family built, along with the ever-evolving world of music around her to carve out a sound all her own. Combining genuine, heartfelt lyrics with catchy, cutting guitar riffs, her songs can either touch your soul or make you want to get up and dance. She has been described as “poppy, polished, talented, & promising.”
Maggie has managed to round up a talented, ever-rotating cast of characters to support her over the years, featuring some of Philly’s most talented musicians. No matter which lineup is sharing the stage with her, the band always brings an impressively varied set of skills and an undeniable energy to the stage. Maggie Mae has shared bills with both local and national acts including Soulive, The Heavy Pets, Dawg Yawp, Lohai, Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats, the Ladles, and more at many of Philly and New Jersey’s premiere music venues.At the end of 2019, Maggie won a contest to open for Soulive at the Ardmore Music Hall, where they made their debut as a 10-piece band. December marked the beginning of creating their debut album, recording the first single off the album, ‘Hometown,’ at Rittenhouse Soundworks with Michael Cumming engineering and Robby Webb producing. ‘Hometown’ is available to stream now.