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Roots Announce Album Release Date, Gigs

The Roots have announced that their new studio album undun—a narrative LP that tells the story of a young criminal named Redford Stephens—will be released […]

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GQ Publishes Listicle of Cool Places in Philly

GQ has included Philly in quite a few listicles lately and—unsurprisingly—not all of them have given the city much credit. In the current issue on […]

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Leon Huff Talks Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Donald Trump

Next Tuesday, Leon Huff, the quiet half of the duo that gave birth to The Sound of Philadelphia genre, releases Groovy People, his first album […]

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Guns N’ Roses Coming to Philly

I remember exactly where I was on December 6, 2002. I was standing on the floor of the First Union Center (now known as the […]

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Photo of the Day: The Dead Milkmen

Since its inception in 1981, MTV has maintained an annual yearbook of videos that make an impact and define the times—or, as the network characterizes […]

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Boyz II Men On Justin Bieber’s New Christmas Album

The Beib’s new Christmas album will feature a little East Coast fling now that B-B-Boyz II Men took a break from celebrating their 20th anniversary […]

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Can Bruce Springsteen Tour Without Clarence Clemons?

The hearts of Bruce Springsteen fans ached on Saturday when news broke that legendary E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons died after a massive stroke […]

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Glee Live! In Concert In Philly: Screaming Girls! Confetti Cannons! Fireworks!

Tickets? Check. Earplugs? Check. Warblers jacket? Foam finger? Homemade, pink and cheetah print, Darren Criss 4Ever sign? Check. Check. Double check. Last night, the Glee […]

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It Happened Last Night: The Happy Happy Joy Joy Cult Of Jon Anderson At The TLA

Last night at just after 8 p.m., Jon Anderson took the stage solo at the TLA. He was surrounded by flickering candles (oddly, of both […]

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?uestlove to Jam With Earth, Wind & Fire on the 4th of July

This morning in Room 202 of City Hall — it was supposed to be outside, but the weather didn’t cooperate — Mayor Michael Nutter announced […]

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Live Music: Tropicana vs. Tin Angel

Saturday night, my 21-year-old son, Sam, and I headed down the Expressway to A.C. to see the band Yes, music he is passionate for and […]

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World Record: Pearl Jam Singer Eddie Vedder Sells Out Solo Show At Tower In Zero Seconds

This morning at 9:58 a.m., I brought up the Live Nation/Ticketmaster page for Eddie Vedder’s June 25th performance at the Tower in Upper Darby. There […]

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The iPad Is the New Transistor Radio

When I was a kid, the transistor radio was my ultimate escape. Mine was a 6-transistor Channel Master, black and silver, long and thin, smooth […]

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It Happened Last Night: Ms. Lauryn Hill Played South Street

You remember Lauryn Hill. The vibrant young woman who came of age in the 1990s with The Fugees and with a rousing performance in Sister […]

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Concert Photos: Gogol Bordello

Last week, gypsy-punk warriors Gogol Bordello brought their wild-and-crazy party to the Electric Factory with Philly’s own Man Man. My cell phone got smashed, a […]