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Concert Reviews: Regina Spektor & The Mountain Goats

Regina Spektor @ The Queen | Friday November 11 The Mountain Goats @ Union Transfer | Saturday, November 12 A two-in-one concert review is basically […]

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Guns N’ Roses at Wells Fargo Center: Eight Quick Takeaways

On Sunday night, Guns N’ Roses came to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, kicking off the eighth leg of their Not In This Lifetime […]

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I Went to See Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo On Friday Night

“Can I talk about the baby that died at birth?” Of all of the shows that have taken place inside the Borgata’s Event Center over […]

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Real People Review: U2 in Philly

In the last edition of Real People Review, you told us what it was like to be at the Metallica show. This time around, we […]

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Real People Review: Metallica in Philadelphia

On Friday night, Metallica played Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, their first appearance in the city since 2009. Instead of sending a music critic to […]

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Barbra Streisand Review: What Her Philly Show Was Like from the $500 Seats

I grew up listening to Barbra Streisand with my parents. I watched her movies and sang her songs, always trying — and failing — to […]

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Guns N’ Roses Sucked or Was Awesome, Depending On Who You Ask

I told my editor that I would go down to Lincoln Financial Field and write a Guns N’ Roses review. So last night, I sweated […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Old 97’s and Heartless Bastards at Union Transfer

A Saturday night with the Old 97’s is one well spent. The dynamic grouping of lead singer and guitar slinger Rhett Miller, bountiful bass and […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Cage the Elephant at the Mann

The Mann Center’s 40th year started off with a bang Thursday, May 12th, at the Skyline Stage with a three-band bill headlined by Cage the […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Mirah and Jherek Bischoff at Boot and Saddle

Boot and Saddle was turned into an intimate orchestral space on Saturday, May 7th, by Mirah and Jherek Bischoff. A warm homecoming always greets Philly […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: M. Ward at Union Transfer

M. Ward brought his special brand of folk and mid-20th-century rock to Union Transfer on May 2nd. Playing behind his 2016 LP More Rain, a […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Santigold at TLA

May got off to an auspicious live music start on Sunday the 1st with a hometown sold-out show by Santigold at TLA. Supporting her 2016 […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Pearl Jam at the Wells Fargo Center

1992 was a formidable year for me and the music world. I certainly remember being floored the first time I heard Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy.” As […]

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Review: Kristin Chenoweth Sings With the Philadelphia Orchestra

Toward the end of Kristin Chenoweth‘s set on Saturday evening with The Philadelphia Orchestra, she turned to the audience and said, “There’s only about 20 minutes […]

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PHOTOS: Dar Williams at New Hope Winery

On Sunday, folk rocker Dar Williams graced the stage of the New Hope Winery for two shows: one in the afternoon and one at night. […]