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CONCERT REVIEW: Radio 104.5 9th Birthday Celebration at BB&T Pavilion

It took Radio 104.5’s 9th Birthday Celebration to finally get Florence + The Machine in the Philadelphia area in support of their 2015 LP How […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Beverly at Johnny Brenda’s

Brooklyn-based rockers Beverly played on Tuesday, June 14th, at Johnny Brenda’s in support of their new LP, The Blue Swell. Led by Drew Citron on […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Flight of the Conchords at the Mann

The comedy folk-rock duo of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie brought the laughs to the Mann on Sunday, June 12th, as Flight of the Conchords. […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Escondido at World Cafe Live

It would not have been surprising to see Dale Cooper at World Cafe Live Upstairs on Friday, June 10th, enjoying headliners Escondido. The Nashville-based act […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Wilco at the Mann

It’s been more than six years since Wilco played Philadelphia proper. Sure, there were a few visits to Camden in the interim, but until last […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Make the World Better Benefit

On Friday, June 3rd, Union Transfer hosted the third-annual Make the World Better benefit concert. Raising $200,000 for parks in Philadelphia, the Connor Barwin-led foundation […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Alejandro Escovedo at Arden Gild Hall

The calm thunder of one of the foremost living musical forces played to a sold-out Arden Gild Hall on Saturday, May 28th — Alejandro Escovedo. […]

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9 Concerts to See This Week

Bloc Party @ The Filmore | Wednesday, June 1st  After a three-year hiatus and instrumentalist changeovers, the British indie-rock band returns with a new record, Hymns. Intermixing techno with […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Queen of Jeans at Bourbon and Branch

Memorial Day weekend got off to a wicked good start at Bourbon and Branch as Queen of Jeans completed a May residency. The triple bill […]

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CONCERT PHOTOS: Yeasayer at Union Transfer

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CONCERT REVIEW: Non-COMMvention Night 3

Non-COMM concluded with arguably the best of the three nights of music on Friday, May 20th. From harmony pairings to classic alternative rock to Philly […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Non-COMMvention Night Two

NON-COMM night two brought an eclectic mix of harmonies and musical tastes to a sold-out crowd. All the performers put on quite a show in […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: NON-COMMvention Night One

The 16th NON-COMMvention got underway on Wednesday, May 18th, at World Café with eight solid performances. A three-day convention for contemporary noncommercial music radio stations, […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Old 97’s and Heartless Bastards at Union Transfer

A Saturday night with the Old 97’s is one well spent. The dynamic grouping of lead singer and guitar slinger Rhett Miller, bountiful bass and […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Cage the Elephant at the Mann

The Mann Center’s 40th year started off with a bang Thursday, May 12th, at the Skyline Stage with a three-band bill headlined by Cage the […]