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Real People Review: U2 in Philly

In the last edition of Real People Review, you told us what it was like to be at the Metallica show. This time around, we […]

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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 […]

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Real People Review: Metallica in Philadelphia

On Friday night, Metallica played Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, their first appearance in the city since 2009. Instead of sending a music critic to […]

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Sound Into Sight: Exhibition of Concert Photos Opens Friday

Two things about concert photography in 2017: 1. There’s more of it now than ever before. 2. Most of it’s not so good. The smartphone […]

Trishia Yearwood, then-Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell and Garth Brooks
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Why You’re Hearing So Much About Garth Brooks’s Philly Shows

Garth Brooks is coming back to Philadelphia, and people want you to know about it. Brooks was a megastar. Only The Beatles have sold more […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Lera Lynn @ World Café Live | Tuesday, November 1 You’ve heard Nashville singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Lera Lynn on the True Detective soundtrack. Now hear […]

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Katy Perry to Perform Free Concert in Philadelphia

Katy Perry will hold a free concert in Philadelphia a few days before the presidential election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign announced this morning. Perry, a pop-rock […]

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Don’t Miss Out: The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Holding a Bunch of Pop-Up Concerts Today

Musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra are holding free pop-up concerts across the city today after they called a strike before last Friday’s traditional Opening Night Gala.

Guster's Ryan Miller singing
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We Asked Guster: What’s It Like to Play the Philly Half-Marathon?

“Do you see a space blanket on me?” Guster’s Ryan Miller says to the crowd assembled in front of the stage on the Benjamin Franklin […]

Bruce Springsteen plays at Citizens Bank Park
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Springsteen Played His Longest-Ever U.S. Show in Philly Last Night

Bruce Springsteen opened last night’s show with “New York City Serenade,” a track from 1973’s The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle. By […]

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Barbra Streisand Review: What Her Philly Show Was Like from the $500 Seats

I grew up listening to Barbra Streisand with my parents. I watched her movies and sang her songs, always trying — and failing — to […]

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Guns N’ Roses Sucked or Was Awesome, Depending On Who You Ask

I told my editor that I would go down to Lincoln Financial Field and write a Guns N’ Roses review. So last night, I sweated […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Margaret Glaspy at Johnny Brenda’s

Monday night at Johnny Brenda’s presented a true musical triple threat. I went to see one of my favorite artists to emerge in quite a […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Dixie Chicks at BB&T Pavilion

For the first time in a decade, the Dixie Chicks brought their stirring country rock through the Philadelphia area on Saturday, June 18th. Natalie Maines, […]