Tonight’s Concert Picks: Wanda Jackson at The Sellersville Theater, DRGN King at PhilaMOCA’s Tuesday Tune-Out, Daughter at Kung Fu Necktie


XPN welcomes rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson to The Sellersville Theater tonight.  Credited as being one of the first popular female rock and roll singers, Jackson paved the way for future musicians with hits including “Let’s Have a Party” and “In the Middle of a Heartbreak.”  Earlier this month Jackson released her thirty-first studio album Unfinished Business, which was produced by Justin Townes Earle.  Wanda Jackson performs tonight with Daniel Romano; tickets for the 8:00 p.m. show are $29.50 to $40, available here.  Watch the Unfinished Business preview video below.

The Swollen Fox’s Tuesday Tune-Out series at PhilaMOCA continues tonight with a set from DRGN King followed by a movie screening.  The Philadelphia psych/indie duo signed with Bar/None Records last month and they have a new album in works for early 2013.  Doors for tonight’s event open at 7:30 p.m. and the music begins at 8:00 p.m.; admission is $5 at the door.  Below, watch a video for the upcoming album’s first single “Holy Ghost,” which will be released as a limited edition 7″ on October 23rd.  You can also listen to and download DRGN King’s 2011 Key Studio Session here.

Buzzing North London trio Daughter make their way to Kung Fu Necktie tonight.  Daughter is the vehicle for Elena Tonra’s music, a blend of piercing heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics and moody, chrystalline melodies.  Tonra has recorded two EPs with her bandmates, including 2011’s Communion-backed The Wild Youth (though the music you’ll find on either EP is not your average folk).  Daughter perform tonight alongside Choir of Young Believers and local musician Lucy StoneTickets are $10 for the 21+ show and the doors open at 8:00 p.m.  Below, watch Daughter perform “Youth” on The Late Show With David Letterman.



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