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SEPTA Wants to Know: Who Should Be Its Official Announcer?

SEPTA wants to know: Which famous Philadelphian’s voice would make you want to take public transit? The organization is stealing ideas from Vancouver. Last month, the Canadian city’s public transportation […]

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Questlove Is Kicking Off the Fillmore’s New Beer Garden

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Philly in the summer, it’s that there will never be too many beer gardens. And it’s a good thing, too […]

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2018 Roots Picnic: Questlove Announces Date, Lineup

It’s that time of the year, folks: Here comes the annual hype for the Roots Picnic. Roots frontman Questlove took to Instagram this morning to […]

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Questlove to DJ at Free Prince Tribute Concert in West Philly

I count myself lucky considering the fact that I was #Blessed to be able to witness the guitar-shredding, soul and funk-ified sound of Prince live and […]

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Eat This Now: Love & Honey’s Fried Chicken

Last year, we reported that chefs Todd and Laura Lyons would be opening a fried chicken-centric restaurant in their Northern Liberties neighborhood. Last month, Love […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

International Women’s Day Benefit Concert @ Underground Arts | Wednesday, March 8 This benefit for the new Crossroads Women’s Center — “a grassroots, multi-racial, community-based, […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Election Night Special @ L’Etage | Tuesday, November 8 It’s a singer-songwriter election night at L’Etage with Adeline Hotel and Minor Moonplay, plus Kristian Rodriguez […]

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18 Things to Do This Weekend

Midnight Madness: Akira @ Ritz at the Bourse | Friday, April 29 The next installment in the Ritz at the Bourse’s midnight series is the […]

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LISTEN: Questlove Talks Prince, Ping Pong, Philly in Interview With NPR’s Terry Gross

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson has had a tumultuous and emotional few weeks, with the deaths of his friends and music legends Prince — about whom he penned an […]

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20 Things To Do This Weekend

Twilight in the Gardens @ Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens | Friday, April 22 The Magic Gardens kicks off its seasonal BYOB series with music from Son […]

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Philly Music Royalty Turned Out to Celebrate Lee Andrews’ Life

A collective gasp erupted in the Philadelphia music community when news of doo-wop superstar Lee Andrews had died March 16th at the age of 79. […]

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Lee Andrews, Singer and Father to Questlove, Has Died

The Greatest Teacher in my life, my dad Lee Andrews June 2nd 1936-March 16 2016. I love you. For every backstage experience. For every drum […]

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Lawsuit: Former Roots Bass Player Sues Questlove, Black Thought

Leonard “Hub” Hubbard joined The Roots in 1992, back when the Roots were just a really good local band and long before Questlove and friends […]

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WATCH: The Time Questlove Threw a Party for Prince

If you’ve ever read his musical autobiography, Mo’ Meta Blues, you know Questlove is a heck of a storyteller. Well, he’s got a new story […]

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WATCH: Adele Sings “Hello” With The Roots On Toy Instruments

Every once in a while Jimmy Fallon brings on a singer who has a huge hit and has her/him sing it with him and The […]