Hosted by the World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, The Mid Summer Classic is an annual all ages summer music festival featuring new music from the dynamic Philly music scene. The Mid Summer Classic 2014 includes: Rodger Delany, The Better Half, Zymotic Flow, 46 Reasons, Red Rising, Outshine and Gene Pool.
The World Café Live is a premier Philly music venue “…built on a simple insight: that a place dedicated to showcasing live music should be a place that attracts and inspires live musicians.” http://www.worldcafelive.com
Rodger Delany is a singer/songwriter from Maple Shade, NJ. He is described as "Father, friend, recovering electric guitarist..."
Rodger Delany received nominations for Song of the Year for three consecutive years on WSTW 93.7 FM Hometown Heroes. Nominations include: Moment of Truth (2012), Mischief (2011) recorded live at the Tin Angel and Ever After (2010) from Mother Redcap’s All This Nothing CD. Rodger Delany's Moment of Truth was nominated for Album of the Year and Rodger Delany was nominated for Artist of the Year on WSTW 93.7 FM Hometown Heroes in 2012. The Jersey Acoustic Music Awards nominated Rodger Delany for “Top New Male Act” in 2012. The acoustic piano version of Mischief was one of “Top 10 Songs of 2013” on Gashouse Radio.
Since 2010, Rodger Delany has performed for numerous fundraisers, festivals and features including: Elephants for Autism, Tunes for Tots, Brett Fest at World Case Live, Music for Multiple Sclerosis, Komen Race for the Cure, Musikfest, Millennium Music Conference, Cape May Singer Songwriter, Dewey Beach Music Festival & Conference, Liberty Music Festival, Hollystock, Philly Summer Kickoff Music Festival - Dockside at Dave & Busters, Mid Summer Classic at World Café Live, “Moment of Truth” CD Release at World Café Live at the Queen -Wilmington, DE, The Bitter End, The Legendary Dobbs, Tin Angel, House of Blues Los Angeles, Milkboy Philly, The Grape Room, Gunner's Run, Espresso Joe's, Philly Sound Studios Live, The Woolly Mammoth, The Record Collector, Hebe Music, Theatre of Living Arts (TLA), Le Grand Fromage, Godfrey Daniels, 93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes Live, Gashouse Radio Live, "The Six" Singer/Songwriter - Gable Music Ventures at The Chris White Art Gallery, Hebe Radio Live, Shady Katie's, Hot Shots, Nipper's Pub and Studio LuLo.