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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 […]

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Philly’s Gay Men’s Chorus Sings Out

Not in the holiday spirit yet? Perhaps the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus can help (complete with a kick line). Here’s a video clip from this […]

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Philly Audiences: If David Byrne can’t make you dance, you might be dead (or really angry)

It’s that time of year again in Philadelphia: summer concert season. I am a big music fan. I don’t claim to have many talents, but […]