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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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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Talib Kweli @ TLA | Thursday, February 9 Rapper Talib Kweli and fellow Brooklynite Mos Def teamed up as Black Star in the late 1990s […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

A Recital for Terry Adkins @ FringeArts | Wednesday, October 12 Composer and electronic musician George Lewis and collective Ensemble Pamplemousse pay tribute to the […]

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Music: Shows to See in Philly This Week

Bad Religion @ The Fillmore | Wednesday, October 5 Do you think people choose to play punk music because punk bands never die? Bad Religion, […]

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Philly Music Venues Create Marquee Memorials to Prince

Prince died today at the age of 57. The music legend played multiple times in Philadelphia, and many of the area’s large music venues paid […]

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When Prince Came to Philadelphia

“Nobody knew if the Artist was going to come. And no one knew if he was going to perform,” Lisa Acchione of Egypt nightclub told […]

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Photos: Punk Bands Rock Out With Their Food Cans Out at Electric Factory

On Thursday night, Punk Out, a local nonprofit with a mission to empower the lives of LGBT musicians and fans, held a food drive at Electric Factory. […]

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WATCH: Miley Cyrus Takes a Toke, Talks About Living in Philly at Electric Factory Show

Someone once told me that a movie only has to be worth the price of one ticket — regardless of whether it cost $50 million […]

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Azealia Banks Cancels Electric Factory Show

Always-controversial hip-hop star Azealia Banks has put the kibosh on her upcoming eight-city tour that was to begin next week at Philly’s Electric Factory. She tweeted […]

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PHOTOS: Marina and the Diamonds at Electric Factory

I’ll admit it: I still grin when people refer to Marina and the Diamonds as a band. In reality, the Diamonds are her fans, and […]

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7 Awesome Concerts to See in Philly This Week

The indie and electronica fan will have a good time this week on the music scene, especially at Union Transfer. With the classic indie rock […]

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PHOTOS: Kraftwerk Bring Futuristic Sound and Light Show to Electric Factory

On paper, spending hours with a group of static, spandex-clad sexagenarians looping hypnotic electronica might come off as a mildly terrifying way to spend a […]

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Miley Cyrus Coming Back to Philly

Miley Cyrus and her Dead Petz (aka the Flaming Lips) have tacked on Philly to a limited-run club tour of six U.S. cities. She’s coming to […]

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Electric Factory Turns 20 and Gives Out Golden Tickets

Bryan Dilworth, Electric Factory’s talent buyer, announced this afternoon at an event held at the venue at 7th and Willow Street that Electric Factory is […]

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11 Things to Do in Philly This Week: Lots of Food, Music for a Cause, and Strange Underwater Creatures