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Music: 9 Shows to See This Week

The Posies @ Milkboy | Wednesday, January 24 Back in the ’90s, everything was “alternative,” but the Posies — with their soaring guitars and easy-going […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Lunacy @ Kung Fu Necktie | Wednesday, December 20 There’s something nerve-wracking about the way this Philly band makes music. “Industrial” doesn’t cover it — this […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Gary Numan @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, December 6 An O.G. dystopian pop star from way back, Gary Numan is a lot more than “Cars.” […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, November 29 A charismatic vocalist with cutting lyrics to match, Emily Haines doesn’t seem […]

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Music: 12 Shows to See This Week

Eleanor Friedberger @Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, November 8 The sister half of The Fiery Furnaces plays a solo show. Her last record, the groovy, folkie […]

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Music: 11 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Sleepy Limbs @ The Barbary | Wednesday, November 1 So many good bands come from Lancaster. In this case I’m talking about Sleepy Limbs, who […]

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Listen Here: New Music by Your Friends and Neighbors

Northern Arms @ Boot & Saddle | Friday, June 30 Nobody in this town, in this century, does it like Northern Arms. Led by Keith […]

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Release Me: New Music by Local Artists

Matt Cappy @ 2300 Arena | Thursday, June 8 Philly trumpeter to the stars — he’s played with Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Maxwell […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See This Week

Tift Merritt @ World Café Live | Wednesday, March 29 Engaging and endearing North Carolina singer-songwriter Tift Merritt returns with a new record, Stitch of […]

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Just Listen: New Songs by Lushlife, Emily Ana Zeitlyn and more

Emily Ana Zeitlyn, “Darkness” The Arc Divers frontwoman just posted this gorgeous dedication to Leonard Cohen she recorded in November. It’s folky and soulful and […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, April 27 MANNA hosts a “Meals That Matter” tailgate party (5 p.m.) on 23rd and Ranstead with members of the Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles Cheerleaders […]