Tonight’s Concert Picks: Dinosaur Jr. at Union Transfer, Citizen Cope at Electric Factory, Howardween Block Party, Those Darlins at Johnny Brenda’s


Get ready for a throwback to the grunge era tonight with ’90s alt rockers Dinosaur Jr. as they perform at Union Transfer on their I Bet On Sky tour. The band, who is celebrating the 25th anniversary of their renowned 1987 album You’re Living All Over Me this year, reunited in 2005 after taking an eight-year break. The all-ages show tonight begins at 9; more ticket information is available here. Below, check out the new video for “Watch the Corners.”

XPN Welcomes singer/songwriter Citizen Cope to the Electric Factory tonight. Citizen Cope, who originally began performing as part of the hip-hop group Basehead, just released his fourth studio album One Lovely Day in July. Tickets for the 8:30 show are available here. Watch Citizen Cope perform the title track from One Lovely Day at the Bing Lounge below.

Celebrate Halloween at the Howardween Block Party today. All proceeds for the event, which is happening on the 1400 block of North Howard Street, are being directed to support Team Fox, a grassroots sector of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The block party will feature performances from eight different bands including Soldiers of Soul and The Really Cooks. There will also be food and beer vendors, costume contests, and pumpkin painting. The block party is scheduled to run from 1 pm through 8:30 pm; more details about the event can be found here.

Nashville rock trio Those Darlins are playing at Johnny Brenda’s tonight. The group recently collaborated with openers Heavy Cream on a 7″ split, Summer’s Dead, before preparing for production of their third studio album. Also on the bill is Philly brat punk duo Slutever. The show tonight starts at 9:15; tickets can be purchased here. Watch the video for the title track from their sophomore record, Screws Get Loose. 



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