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Philly Loves Bowie Week Returns and Is Bigger and Better Than Ever

Is that David Bowie grilling hamburgers for people inside Veterans Stadium? Yep. It happened in 1987 during his “Glass Spider” tour, and it was one […]

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Ticket Alert: Two Last-Minute Neil Young Tower Shows

Rock legend Neil Young is no stranger to the Tower Theater in Upper Darby. He’s played it plenty. In fact, Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme shot […]

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It’s Official: Dead Musicians Are Now Touring as Holograms

I’ve been hearing rumors of hologram concert tours coming to the United States for six years now, ever since the Tupac Shakur hologram made its […]

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Does Philly Even Care About Its Musical Heritage?

The Made in America music festival comes to the Parkway this month, but future installments were jeopardized when the Kenney administration, rather nonchalantly, nearly evicted […]

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The War on Drugs Is the Rock Band We Need Right Now

Adam Granduciel is shuffling around backstage at Late Night with Seth Meyers with a paper cup of coffee in his hands, not sure what to […]

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The Famous Philadelphia Boys Choir Turns 50

Five decades ago, Philly school district music teacher Robert G. Hamilton took charge of the fledgling All-Philadelphia Elementary School Boys Choir, dressed his young gentlemen […]

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Four Local Bands You Need to See This Month

Mannequin Pussy The Show: May 5th at First Unitarian Church The Sound: Really intense, highly personal punk that explodes in your earbuds and calls one […]

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People Are Literally Selling Their Bon Jovi Tickets for $6

New Jersey rock star Bon Jovi was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but that doesn’t mean you have to pay […]

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Five Philly Musicians Who Should Have Beaten Bon Jovi to the Hall of Fame

Jon Bon Jovi will get the old band together for the hair metal progenitors’ big Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction jam on April […]

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How “Rocky” Spawned the Most Philly Love Song Ever

The first Rocky film, the 1976 release that garnered the Academy Award for Best Picture (and, in my book, the only one in the franchise […]

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The Top 10 Philly Playlist for Valentine’s Day

1. The Delfonics: “La-La Means I Love You” Written by Thom Bell and William Hart, this 1968 track remains their most enduring recording. 2. Todd […]

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2018 Roots Picnic: Questlove Announces Date, Lineup

It’s that time of the year, folks: Here comes the annual hype for the Roots Picnic. Roots frontman Questlove took to Instagram this morning to […]

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12 Philly Fitness Instructors You Should Totally Follow on Spotify

I think we all know that the music can make or break a workout. If you’re in a studio where there’s lame music, chances are […]

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REVIEW: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Messiah Rings Out the Year

Handel’s Messiah, like the God it so gloriously celebrates, contains multitudes. The composer himself wrote alternative versions of some of the numbers and assigned them […]

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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 […]