Walnut Street Cafe has been doing weekend brunches since it opened. And they’re nice long ones, too — 10am to 4pm, Saturdays and Sundays. It’s the perfect place for pastry chef (and Per Se alum) Melissa Weller to show off her fantastic pastries, and the only time she serves her khachapuri — which is kind of like a bread football filled with egg and cheese, and which also has a tendency to sell out before brunch is done.
One of the other things they do at brunch? They bring in a jazz band to entertain the swells on Sundays. And this Sunday, they’re going to have Eric Wortham, Adele’s piano player, tickling the ivories.
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The Heavy @ TLA | Tuesday, September 6
British rock band The Heavy just kicked off a North American tour in support of their album Hurt and the Merciless with a sold-out show last night in Boston. You’ve heard their song “How You Like Me Now?” in a ton of movies and commercials. And if you want to weigh in, they did request cheesesteak recommendations ahead of their Philly stop.
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With the recent announcement of her European tour, Adele left many of us wondering if she’d be coming to the other side of the pond on her tour to promote her new, record-breaking album 25. Well, she is.
On her website, the British songbird announced a lineup of U.S. and Canada shows that begin July 5th in Saint Paul. Philadelphia is her first East Coast stop, where she’ll play two shows at Wells Fargo Center on September 9th and 10th. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, December 17th at 10 am. They can be purchased through ComcastTIX.com, by phone, at 1-800-298-4200, or at the Wells Fargo Center box office. You can also buy on Ticketmaster here.
For a full list of dates, go here.
Every once in a while Jimmy Fallon brings on a singer who has a huge hit and has her/him sing it with him and The Roots playing along on classroom instruments. Mariah Carey once sang “All I Want For Christmas,” Robin Thicke “Blurred Lines” and Madonna did “Holiday.”
Last night, British songbird Adele stopped by to sing her current hit that has changed the way we’ll greet people for years to come: “Hello.” As you can probably imagine, she tears it up. Check it out below. You’ll love it — even if you’re sick to death of hearing the song.
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Adele’s completely overplayed totally self-indulgent newest tune, “Hello,” there’s a new video of the song performed by the Muppets that is pretty sure to make you pick up the phone and call someone…to tell them to watch it. Read more »
Divas of the week: Hillary Clinton and Adele. Hands down.
Now that we got that out of the way, how could two women of such different stature create such a straight-up buzz on our social media screens that it made us feel like we were watching Patti LaBelle guest starring in an episode of Scandal? Read more »
Lana Del Rey, Madonna, Adele and Frank Ocean are all set to release new albums in 2014.
One of my favorite things about a new year is wiping my music slate clean. I can leave those over-played, over-twerked tracks from the year before (ahem, “Blurred Lines” and Miley’s EVERYTHING) behind me and focus on a brand new year of tunes. Because I’m not very good at waiting, I’ve done a little research into what’s slated for 2014, and I have to say it looks like a promising year for the charts (and our gay ears.) Here are some of my most-anticipated picks:
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