Where Do The War On Drugs Hang Out in Philadelphia?

Local band The War On Drugs members Robbie Bennett and Dave Hartley recently sat down with the creators of music and food app Supper to share their favorite places to get a bite to eat in Philadelphia. To help tourists and locals alike avoid falling into the trap of the countless “best food in town” claims, each revealed some of their “hidden-gems” throughout the city.

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Local Bands to Play Free Concert at Spruce Street Harbor Park

Purling Hiss. Photo by Tiffany Yoon.

Purling Hiss. Photo by Tiffany Yoon.

Spruce Street Harbor Park—your favorite place in the city right now—will play host to a free concert led by Philly acts. Purling Hiss and Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band will perform on a custom stage built in the center of the park. This is one of only two concerts planned for the space this summer.

The show will also serve as a benefit for the Philadelphia art collective Vox Populi Gallery. Video projections and 3-D artwork from Vox-Populi artists will be on display throughout the night. There will be food and drinks available for those looking forward to a night of snacking with their music and art.

The concert is to be held on July 24th and will begin at 7:30 p.m. For a list of future events to be held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, click here.

9 Artists Who Deserve Their Own Biopic

With  Jersey Boys now a major motion picture, and photos from the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, hitting the internet, it looks as though music biopics are ‘in’ again. Even James Brown will be getting the big-screen treatment in August. While there is potential in every genre  for high-caliber stories, here is a list of some artists whose stories are long-overdue for the Hollywood treatment:



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SHOW OFF: Sage Francis vs. Iska Dhaaf

Wednesday will be a delight for those that love a good lyricist with the up-and-coming duo Iska Dhaaf and veteran wordsmith Sage Francis coming to town. Unfortunately, you can’t see both, so we pit them against each other to see which group is most worth your dollars this time around.  Read more »

7 Shows to See in Philly This Week: Beyonce & Jay Z, 4th of July Jam and More

You know what the doctor says: A little music every day keeps the blahs away. To help, we round up a concert for every day of this week.



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10 Best Beards in Indie Music

We pick out some of the biggest and boldest beards in the indie scene right now. 



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