Phil Roy is an award winning
Phil Roy is an award winning songwriter born in Philadelphia. His songs have been recorded by Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, The Neville Brothers, Wyclef Jean, Mavis Staples, Widespread Panic, Los Lonely Boys and many others. Other songs appear in numerous films including the Academy award winners “As Good As It Gets” and “Leaving Las Vegas”. His solo albums “grouchyfriendly”, “Issues + Options”, and “The Great Longing” have been released to extensive critical acclaim. His culinary / music events “Sounds Good – Taste Good” have been continuing for over a decade. Phil currently resides in Boise Idaho with his wife Katarina – children Enzo (5) Indira (6 months) and dog Teo.
Stephen Holden Of The New York Times wrote; Mr. Roy’s “Issues + Options,” album is one of the year’s two or three most satisfying albums by an American singer/songwriter.”.
Eccentric, lush + musical… An atmospheric wicked beauty… Uncommonly smooth, yet strange and curious… Enjoy the Roy” — Tom Waits, musician
“A highly accomplished work” — Leonard Cohen (Poet/Novelist/ Musician)
“Phil’s one of the greatest writers I know… — Mavis Staples (Singer/Soul Legend)
This evening will include some of Philly’s finest as special guests!
(Thursday) 8:00 pm
The Locks at Sona
4417 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127