7 Concerts to See in Philly This Week

This week, there’s a show for every type of music fan: hip-hop, dance, rock, pop, indie, and more. Catch modern rap wunderkind Kendrick Lamar, U.K. pop angel Marina and the Diamonds, and the dance duo Gorgon City.

Monday: Born Ruffians at Johnny Brenda’s

Photo by Maya Fuhr

Photo by Maya Fuhr

The indie Canadians of Born Ruffians have a quirkiness about them, with records that still capture the laid-back but upbeat energy of a live show. After touring with groups like Tokyo Police Club, Franz Ferdinand, and Peter Björn and John, the group will be headlining at Johnny Brenda’s in support of their latest LP, RUFF. Listen before you go: “We Made It.” Monday, November 2nd, 9 pm.

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7 Shows to See in Philly This Week



7 Shows to See in Philly This Week



35 Concerts You Can’t Miss This Fall in Philly

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(L-R) Hall & Oates (Mat Hayward / Shutterstock.com), Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Chance the Rapper, Stevie Wonder (Featureflash / Shutterstock.com), Lil Dicky, Django Django, and Ringo Starr (Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com). (Press images unless otherwise noted)

The papal madness with all its barricades, Port A Potties and security pat-downs is behind us now, so let’s plan some fall fun. We’ve put together a list of 35 awesome, must-see shows, presented here in chronological order. Read more »

7 Shows to See in Philly This Week



7 Shows to See in Philly This Week



7 Shows to See in Philly This Week



7 Shows to See in Philly This Week



 

 

Phish Return to Philly for Two Sold-Out Nights at the Mann Center

Photo by Stephen Olker

Photo by Stephen Olker

This Tuesday and Wednesday the Phish from Vermont return to the Mann Center in Fairmount Park, for two sold-out nights of their uniquely unclassifiable rock ‘n’ roll freakout, complete with immersive light show and traveling circus of devotees.   

This run will be Phish’s eighth and ninth appearance at the Mann Center, two highly anticipated shows midway through a 25-date summer tour. Highly regarded for its gorgeous-sounding, 4,700-seat cedar wood pavilion, the Mann is an intimate venue that hosted two excellent shows by the band on July 8 and 9, 2014.

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