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The Trocadero

a 2007 photo of philadelphia music venue the trocadero, which may be reopening
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Philly Today: State Awards Trocadero $2.5 Million for Reopening Plan

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philadelphia Magazine reporters, please […]

the trocadero, which state officials just awarded a $2.5 million grant for a reopening plan
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Philly’s Fabled Trocadero Is Closing

The owner of the Trocadero has yet to get back to us with a definitive timeline, but it sounds like the storied Chinatown music venue […]

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Music: 5 Shows to See in Philly This Week

July Talk @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, February 15 Peter Dreimanis’ scratchy, deep voice blends with Leah Fay’s light and sweeter tones atop driving […]

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Best Things to Do in Philly in March

March 3 Daughter at the Union Transfer Check out Not to Disappear, the brand-new release from this atmospheric British band. Our favorite single is “Doing […]

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Dan Soder Taping his Comedy Central Special at the Trocadero

At 32, comedian Dan Soder is no longer the rookie on the comedy circuit. Nor is he quite the senior comic with bragging rights to […]


New Rocky Movie Creed Features Johnny Brenda’s In a Big Way

Way back in 2013, a band from Los Angeles called Caught a Ghost played an opening slot on a Thursday night at popular Fishtown bar-restaurant-nightclub […]

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The Dead Milkmen Bring Their Annual Halloween Scare Party to the Troc

Gone are the days when Philly’s satirical punk rock band The Dead Milkmen tour around in a kooky converted ambulance. It’s 30-plus years down the road […]

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Win Tickets to See Peaches This Weekend at the Trocadero [CONTEST CLOSED]

UPDATE [10/21/2015, 12:22 pm]: We’ve already given away all the tickets. If you’re interested in checking out Peaches at the Trocadero, more information on the show […]

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Mac DeMarco Lives Up to His Wild Reputation at the Troc

UPDATE [10/14/2015, 2:47 pm]: Philly YouTuber Amber Leigh captured the moment when Mac DeMarco dove from the upper-level balcony at the Troc onto the crowd […]

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Queens From New Season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Coming to Philly for a Sneak Peek at Season 7

By now you’ve probably heard that Logo has finally told us when they’re going to air season seven of RuPaul’s Drag Race: March 2nd at 9 p.m.! […]

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Local Queens Break Guinness World Record For “Largest Drag Queen Stage Show”

Eighty-two drag performers in enough wigs, lashes and fake boobs to circle the planet eight times gathered at the Trocadero last night to break the Guinness World Record […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Night of 100 Queens at the Trocadero

We’re almost a week away from Night of 100 Queens, an evening when nearly every man in a wig and heels in the Greater Philadelphia region will […]

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PHOTOS: A Gay Old Time at the Pink Pub Crawl 2014

As if Thanksgiving Eve doesn’t produce enough madness, Nightlife Gay went and booked *NSYNC legend and kinda-sorta gay icon Lance Bass for its annual Pink […]

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Philly Drag Queens Attempt to Break World Records at The Trocadero

We all know Brittany Lynn as “Philly’s hardest working drag queen,” but she’s also one of our most ambitious. She lugs that tall hair and those […]

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Tig Notaro Hospitalized Following Show at the Trocadero

Only a night after performing standup at Philadelphia’s Trocadero last Friday evening, comedian Tig Notaro was hospitalized, having to cancel shows in Boston and Denver […]