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The Best Concert Venues to See Live Music Around Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an awesome city for listening to live music. As proof, we’ve rounded up the best concert venues around Philadelphia where you can go for […]

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Philly’s Best Jazz Joints

While it’s a genre often overlooked in the mainstream, Philly has a deep history of jazz musicians — and great spots to hear some of […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Satellites Are Spinning: A Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun Ra @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, March 28 Philadelphia Jazz Project’s tribute to Philadelphia/Saturn immortal/departed jazz […]

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Arts: Annenberg Center’s Cuba Festival

Cuba has always been so close but so far away. Just 103 miles from Florida’s big toe, the island nation was mostly off-limits to Americans […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Satellites Are Spinning @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, February 21 WRTI DJ J. Michael Harrison and Philadelphia Jazz Project’s eight-show “Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Joy Again @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, November 22 Upbeat, eager and earnest, this young Philly band seems to be having a good time just hanging […]

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Music: 11 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue @ The Fillmore | Wednesday, October 11 The in-demand jazz artist — who also sings and plays the trumpet — […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Torres @ Boot & Saddle | Thursday, September 28 Mackenzie Scott is an alluringly idiosyncratic songwriter; intense, moody, unpredictable. Built around puzzling lyrical images and […]

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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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Local Talent: Korey Riker

His instruments: He’s known for his badass tenor saxophone skills. He also plays flute, guitar, clarinet, and the EWI, short for “electronic wind instrument.”

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Music Venue Stirs Controversy By Letting Customers Add Tips for Live Music

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about tipping, first with prolific restaurateur Danny Meyer — he of Shake Shack fame — declaring that he […]

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Bynum Brothers Opening on North Broad

An orange liquor license application spotted at the former Route 6 has revealed that Robert and Benjamin Bynum are opening a restaurant at the corner […]

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Jazz, Red Meat and Bourbon In Exton

Three things you should know right from the start about Vickers. 1) If you’re a jazz fan living in the ‘burbs, tonight is the last […]

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West Philly Native Billie Holiday to Receive Plaque on Philadelphia Walk of Fame [UPDATED]

UPDATE [4/8/2015, 10:15 am] In a previous version of this story we mentioned that All That Jazz director Faye Anderson nominated Billie Holiday for a […]

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Who’s Playing This Year’s Center City Jazz Festival

The fourth annual Center City Jazz Festival is rolling back into town on Saturday, April 25th, and this year’s lineup includes nearly 20 performances throughout downtown […]