Music: 5 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Jazz, soul, indie rock, country and the Philly Pops taking on Elvis.

The Philly Pops start their season with the songs of Elvis Presley.

The Philly Pops start their season with the songs of Elvis Presley.

Esperanza Spalding @ TLA | Tuesday, October 18
Jazz songwriter, singer and bassist Esperanza Spalding is on tour for Emily’s D+Evolution, which Pitchfork named a Best New Album.

Lalah Hathaway @ Tower Theatre | Wednesday, October 19
Stressed about…everything? Relax to the smooth sounds of soul singer Lalah Hathaway, daughter of musicians Donny and Eulaulah Hathaway.

Catfish and The Bottlemen @ Electric Factory | Friday, October 21
These indie rockers from across the pond are finishing up the East Coast segment of their tour before heading back to the UK for a series of mostly sold-out shows.

Green River Ordinance @ Underground Arts | Friday, October 21
Texas band Green River Ordinance bring their catchy, twangy rock to Underground Arts. The Roosevelts and Castro open.

Elvis: The King’s Songbook @ Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center | October 21-23
The Philly Pops kick off their 38th season with the king. Philly native Allison Blackwell, who has taken breaks from Broadway to perform with the Pops before, and multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett will accompany the orchestra.

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