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Music: 10 Shows to See This Week

Settled Arrows @ Ortlieb’s | Wednesday, November 15 I like the way this avant-pop Philly band does it. Their sound is ambitious, artful and cinematic […]

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Music: The Lovely Doom of “I Melt With You”

The first time I heard the New Wave megahit “I Melt with You” — released in 1982 but popular at school dances well into the […]

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Listen Here: 4 Bands Dropping New Records This Week

HOUND @ Space 1026 | Friday, October 20 Philly artist Perry Shall’s pretty well-known in the music world, but not always for his music. He’s designed […]

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I Was There: War On Drugs at The Dell Last Night

Like a good Philadelphian, I was there for War On Drugs’ homecoming show at The Dell last night. I was also there in 2013 when […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Matthew Sweet @ The Queen in Wilmington | Thursday, September 21 I caught Matthew Sweet’s performance at the Haverford Music Festival a couple weeks ago. […]

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9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

The Brian Jonestown Massacre @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, September 6 Funny to think that the defining moment in the career of this remarkable San […]

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27 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 Comedy for Gentlemen @ The Republican Erin Dohony and Rachel Fogletto host night of comedy at South Philly’s esteemed go-go establishment. Samantha […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See this Week

Ivy Sole @ Milkboy | Wednesday, August 30 Born in Charlotte, NC, and based in Philly, young rapper Ivy Sole demands your attention. Her beats […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

In the Valley Below @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, August 16 This California duo first made an impression a couple years ago with “Peaches,” […]

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Video Breakdown: Lionel Richie’s “Hello”

Pop megastar Lionel Richie is currently on the road with his All The Hits Tour — and looking back, it’s an impressive number of hits. […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

a place both wonderful and strange @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, August 9 This scary electro-pop band claims both Janet Jackson and David Lynch as key […]

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The Hit List: The 10 Best Shows in Philly in August

1. Roger Waters It seems a full-blown Pink Floyd reunion is as likely as Jerry Garcia coming back from the dead, and Waters, the brain […]

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Music: 10 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Jamila Woods @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, July 26 With her supple voice and message of resistance and persistence, this Chicago soul singer makes you […]

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Your Weekend Music Guide: Where to Catch Live Music Every Weekend This Summer

WEDNESDAYS 1. For a sunny, music-filled lunch break in Center City, check out Live @ Lunch at Dilworth Park. 2. Make like the Italians and […]

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17 Best Outdoor Festivals and Concerts in Philly This Summer

June 1-3: Beardfest This trippy fest in the Pinelands has dozens of bands — including the West Philadelphia Orchestra — plenty of art, and unusual […]