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Sing, Bake, Slay, Repeat: How Patti LaBelle Conquered the World. Again.

There aren’t many people at Capital Grille — three, maybe four tables’ worth — but it’s enough to make an entrance. As the maître d’ […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Satellites Are Spinning: A Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun Ra @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, March 28 Philadelphia Jazz Project’s tribute to Philadelphia/Saturn immortal/departed jazz […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Matador! Soul Sounds @ Ardmore Music Hall | Wednesday, March 21 This Brooklyn ensemble comes at you with horns blazing, bass thumping, Wurlitzer whirling and […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, March 14 The is the first Philly show by the Canadian rock experimentalists since they released […]

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Concert Review: Spoon @ the TLA

Sometimes you want a little swagger. Feels like I’ve been to a thousand shows where the bands stand stock still, rocking out but fixed in […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) @ TLA | Wednesday, March 7 Released in 1986, “If You Leave” is surely this British new wave band’s […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Coping Skills @ Everybody Hits | Wednesday, February 28 I was gonna say these Philly kids make bratty, skinned-knee indie rock, but then I saw […]

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Listen Here: New Music by Your Friends and Neighbors

I Think Like Midnight @ PhilaMOCA | Thursday, February 22 No offense to singers, but maybe we don’t need you. This band of esteemed oldheads […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Satellites Are Spinning @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, February 21 WRTI DJ J. Michael Harrison and Philadelphia Jazz Project’s eight-show “Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Kississippi @ Everybody Hits | Thursday, February 15 Philly’s Kississippi has a new record due out in the Spring. In the mean time we’ve got […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, February 9 Philly Theatre Week @ area theaters Theatre Philadelphia’s 10-day celebration of local theater continues through February 18. Among its 80+ events are: […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

WHY? @ Union Transfer | Thursday, February 8 These days no band is impossible to Google, but Cincinnati/Berkeley act Why? are certainly annoying to Google. And […]

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Let’s Watch a Bunch of Múm Videos

Every time I try to write about Múm, I feel like I’m making a pharmaceutical commercial from the future. This Icelandic band’s music contains soft […]

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25 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, February 2 Sp3 @ FringeArts Experimental modern dance company <fidget> presents a work using sound and movement to examine themes of technological and political alienation. Lead […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

SZA @ Fillmore Philly | Wednesday, January 31 It’s a cruel twist of fate that two artists who delivered memorable performances at the Grammys didn’t take […]