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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Matador! Soul Sounds @ Ardmore Music Hall | Wednesday, March 21 This Brooklyn ensemble comes at you with horns blazing, bass thumping, Wurlitzer whirling and […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Rosali @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, December 27 Rosali’s debut record Out of Love, released last year on Siltbreeze, is a captivating mix of […]

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Music: 10 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions @ TLA | Wednesday, October 18 All these years and Hope Sandoval’s still the best in the biz at […]

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Music: 11 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Herbie Hancock @ Kimmel Center | Wednesday, October 4 Damn, I forgot how weird the video for “Rockit” is. I guess with the synths and the […]

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Music: 8 Shows in the Next 7 Days

Ms. Lauryn Hill @ BB&T Pavilion | Thursday, September 14 “Her solo career wasn’t based on ‘I wanna do an album,’” Questlove told Rolling Stone […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

a place both wonderful and strange @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, August 9 This scary electro-pop band claims both Janet Jackson and David Lynch as key […]

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Music: 10 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Jamila Woods @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, July 26 With her supple voice and message of resistance and persistence, this Chicago soul singer makes you […]

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Tonight: Hardwork Movement and Strange Parts

Built on a bedrock of horns and guitars, the music of Hardwork Movement is always jazzy, smart and fun as hell. The Philly hip-hop/soul collective […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Kendrick Lamar @ Wells Fargo Center | Wednesday, July 19 Everyone agrees that Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar is one of the fiercest (and low-key funniest) […]

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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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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Palehound @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, June 28 Jangly then fuzzy, heavy then heavenly, Palehound’s music is always moving in interesting directions. Frontwoman Ellen […]

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Your Guide to HoagieNation

The lineup at Saturday’s HoagieNation festival (don’t call it Hoagie Fest; that’s different) is pretty formidable, with old favorites and rising stars playing all day […]

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Why Earth, Wind & Fire Was Huge in Philadelphia

When I reflect on the pivotal moments of my life, my timeline goes back to my ’70s love affair with FM radio. Earth, Wind & […]

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Keven Parker’s Soul Food Cafe Brings Some Swank to the Terminal

Keven Parker’s Soul Food Cafe brings white leather chairs, orchids to the Reading Terminal Market.

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National News & Notes

Stephen Starr places two restaurants on Restaurants & Institutions 2009 top 100 grossing independent restaurants list. New York’s Buddakan is number 7 and Morimoto NY […]