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The Roots Picnic Should Be at the Mann Center Every Year

Every few years, there’s a seismic shift in the Philly music landscape. Just six months ago, the gorgeously restored 111-year-old Met (formerly the Metropolitan Opera […]

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The 20 Philadelphia Concerts You Need to Add to Your Summer Calendar

XPoNential Festival Japanese Breakfast, Hozier, Elvis Costello, Blondie, Bettye Lavette, Low Cut Connie and Amy Ray (aka one half of the Indigo Girls) are among […]

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The 23 Best Things to Do Around Philadelphia in March

Comedy Michelle Wolf The woman who eviscerated Donald Trump and his administration (most notably Sarah Huckabee Sanders) in a 19-minute speech at last year’s White […]

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The Best Concert Venues to See Live Music Around Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an awesome city for listening to live music. As proof, we’ve rounded up the best concert venues around Philadelphia where you can go for […]

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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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Say Goodbye to the Electric Factory: The Historic Venue Is Getting a New Name

The Electric Factory will soon be a thing of the past. Or, more accurately, its name will be. The historic concert venue in Callowhill has […]

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Shawn Mendes Will Kick Off Eagles Season With Free Philly Concert

Super Bowl LII is the gift that keeps on giving. Here we are, months after our hard-earned, unforgettable victory, still receiving blessings like commemorative Eagles-themed […]


Here’s How Philadelphia Created Billy Joel

Billy Joel has released just one real Billy Joel studio album in the past 25 years, 1993’s River of Dreams. Yet when he takes the […]

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City Fitness Is Hosting a Huge $10 Workout Bash at The Fillmore

City Fitness is celebrating its 11th birthday this August, and for it, they’re throwing a huge party. And we really mean HUGE. The event, scheduled for August […]


The 20 Biggest, Baddest and Best Concerts to See This Summer

1. Ms. Lauryn Hill Performing her seminal 1998 solo debut The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill in its entirety, in honor of the album’s 20th anniversary. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]