Union Transfer


New Restaurant and Bar to Open Next Door to Union Transfer

Restaurateurs Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello are on fire. Joining their 13th Street Kitchens restaurant group — which includes three concepts on North 13th Street (Cafe Lift, Prohibition Taproom […]

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Let’s Watch a Bunch of Múm Videos

Every time I try to write about Múm, I feel like I’m making a pharmaceutical commercial from the future. This Icelandic band’s music contains soft […]

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Philly Band The Districts Delivers its Best Record Yet

The prevailing mood on the new record by Philly band The Districts is urgency. The band has always made music with artful rock vision, but […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Corinne Bailey Rae at Union Transfer

At around 10:30 Tuesday night, the stage at Union Transfer was hazy with smoke—Corinne Bailey Rae had just completed her set, but the crowd didn’t […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

The Hot Sardines @ World Café Live | Tuesday, June 28 Throwback jazz collective The Hot Sardines goes for a smooth, lively hot jazz/Dixieland/swing sound […]

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Music: 7 Shows To See This Week

Tunji Ige x Michael Christmas @ Foundry at the Fillmore | Wednesday, June 22 Rappers Tunji Ige and Michael Christmas team up for the Bring […]

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Music: 6 Shows To See This Week

And The Kids @ MilkBoy | Wednesday, June 8 Hannah Mohan and Rebecca Lasaponaro of indie-pop band And The Kids started making music together in […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Make the World Better Benefit

On Friday, June 3rd, Union Transfer hosted the third-annual Make the World Better benefit concert. Raising $200,000 for parks in Philadelphia, the Connor Barwin-led foundation […]

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CONCERT PHOTOS: Yeasayer at Union Transfer

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CONCERT REVIEW: Old 97’s and Heartless Bastards at Union Transfer

A Saturday night with the Old 97’s is one well spent. The dynamic grouping of lead singer and guitar slinger Rhett Miller, bountiful bass and […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: M. Ward at Union Transfer

M. Ward brought his special brand of folk and mid-20th-century rock to Union Transfer on May 2nd. Playing behind his 2016 LP More Rain, a […]

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Music Shortlist: 5 Very Different Shows To See This Week

Tokyo Police Club @ Union Transfer | Tuesday, April 19 A decade in, indie/garage pop rockers Tokyo Police Club just kicked off a tour for […]

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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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Bacon Brothers Headline Friends of the Rail Park Fundraiser

The Center City District and Friends of the Rail Park hosted a fundraiser in support of Phase I of the Viaduct Rail Park last night […]

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PHOTOS: ODESZA at Union Transfer

Confession: ODESZA is my go-to for both pump-up jams while I’m getting ready for a night out and chill tunes for zoning out on my […]