Tonight’s Concert Picks: GZA with Blayer Pointdujour at The Trocadero, Antje Duvekot at Burlap and Bean, Alanis Morisette at the Electric Factory, Great American Canyon Band with Mock Suns and Oldermost
Former Wu-Tang Clan member GZA, or “Genius,” will be performing with Blayer Pointdujour & The Rockers Galore at the Trocadero tonight in anticipation of his upcoming album, Dark Matter. The record, which will be his seventh solo album, is scheduled for an undetermined release date this fall. GZA has also been busy with a deluxe re-release of his legendary 1995 album Liquid Swords, which he’ll be performing in its entirety. Philly openers Blayer Pointdujour and the Rockers Galore released their debut album, The Bull, in September; it can be streamed here. Tickets for the 8:30 show are available here. Below, watch GZA perform “Liquid Swords” with Wavves.
Folk singer Antje Duvekot plays at Burlap and Bean tonight fresh off the September release of her third studio album New Siberia. Duvekot says New Siberia is a deeply personal reflection of her growth as a person, coming a long way from her sophomore album, The Near Demise of the High-Wire Dancer, voted top album of 2009 by listeners of the Boston radio station WUMB 91.9. The show tonight begins at 8 o’clock and tickets can be reserved here. Watch the video for “New Siberia” below.
America’s favorite bitter ex-girlfriend Alanis Morisette reveals a new dimension of happiness in marriage and motherhood in her latest record, Havoc and Bright Lights, which was released in August. In promotion of Havoc and Bright Lights, the Canadian singer/songwriter continues her tour tonight at the Electric Factory. The all-ages show tonight starts at 8:30; further details and tickets can be found here. Check out the video for “Guardian” below.
Baltimore indie folk group The Great American Canyon Band will be playing with Philly’s Mock Suns and Oldermost tonight at Johnny Brenda’s. The Great American Canyon Band’s June EP was followed up by the September release of a new track, “Young Lady,” which you can download for free below. Philly’s own quirky alt rock Mock Suns released their debut album, Here Nor There, in April. Below, watch the video from their first single off Here Nor There, “The Dark.” The 21+ show tonight begins at 9; details can be found here.
It’s going to be a good night for new projects from the regional punk scene. At Boot And Saddle, the band Thrills – the side project of Vacationer’s Michael Mullen that we told you about last month – makes its … Read More
Philly’s Lizanne Knott will play a show benefiting Philabundance tonight at World Cafe Live. The longtime local favorite released her last album Standing in the English Rain back in 2012. Featured in indie films, TV movies, and documentaries, Knott’s music is … Read More
Blayer Pointdujour & The Rockers Galore are playing at Ortlieb’s Lounge tonight. The local eclectic, punk, hip-hop outfit recently released The Villain EP, featuring a collaborative piece with Philly experimental hip-hop artist Kuf Knotz called “Big Haiti’s Dream.” Find more … Read More
The ever soulful jazz/ R&B singer/instrumentalist Meshell Ndegeocello will perform a tribute to Nina Simone at World Cafe Live at The Queen in Wilmington tonight. Backed by a full band, Ndegeocello will incorporate her unique jazz and gospel flair into … Read More
Flogging Molly have been making celtic punk cool for nearly 15 years and tonight they’re taking the Electric Factory stage on their annual Green 17 Tour. For the 10th year in a row, the LA natives will play a bunch … Read More
Mike Bell & The Movies play The Fire tonight. The power pop / punk band out of Philadelphia (featuring members of Algernon Cadwallader and Dangerous Ponies) released a new record called Nothing Works a few weeks ago, following up their Stuck in … Read More