XPN Welcomes guitar instrumentalist Kaki King to World Cafe Live tonight. The Golden Globe nominee, whose latest album Glow was released in October, has been praised for her composition skills, even being named as the only woman on Rolling Stone‘s list of “The New Guitar Gods” in 2006. Tickets for tonight’s all-ages performance can be found here; doors open at 7:00. Below, watch the brand-new video for “Cargo Cult” from Glow.
Brooklyn singer/songwriter Jason Anderson returns to Philadelphia for a show tonight at Kung Fu Necktie. Anderson’s heartfelt folk rock can be most recently heard on his 2011 album Summer Style, which you can stream on his Bandcamp page here. The show tonight begins at 8; for tickets and information for the 21+ show go here. Watch his cover of U2′s “With Or Without You” below.
Notorious Sacramento hip-hop outfit Death Grips will be performing at First Unitarian tonight. Death Grips’ leak of their latest album, NO LOVE DEEP WEB, sparked an ongoing battle with their former label, Epic Records. Tickets for the show are available here; the show begins at 8:30. Below, check out the video for “World of Dogs” from NO LOVE DEEP WEB.
Southern rock artist Bobby Bare Jr., the son of country singer Bobby Bare, will be playing tonight at Milkboy Philly. A Storm, A Tree, My Mother’s Head, Bare, Jr.’s sixth record with his band, The Young Criminals Starvation League, was released in 2010. Their 21+ show tonight begins at 9; tickets and information can be found here. Below, watch the Bares’ 1973 Grammy-nominated hit, “Daddy What If.”
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