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The Return of Daniel Johnston

It’s natural to wonder and worry about Daniel Johnston. The “outsider” musician with the impish voice and emotionally engaging lyrics — championed over the years by […]

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Video Breakdown: “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes

British prog/pop/prog-pop band Yes — who play the Kimmel Center on Sunday — had been active since 1968 and inactive for a year before rejiggering […]

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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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Video Breakdown: I Love The ’90s Tour

Sponsored by VH1, the I Love the ’90s Tour (at BB&T Pavilion, Friday, September 1) promises an upbeat nostalgia trip for oldheads of a certain […]

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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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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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This Fourth of July, You’ve Got Options

Some people just hate crowds. And some people have to stay home to keep the dogs from losing their minds, and then posting about it […]