Tonight’s Concert Picks: Adam Arcuragi at Kennett Flash, Sunset Recorder at Kung Fu Necktie, Ray LaMontagne at The Tower, The Helio Sequence at Underground Arts, The Feverfew with Psalmships at Burlap and Bean


Adam Arcuragi will be performing tonight at Kennett Flash. The death gospel singer will be returning to Philadelphia on his tour supporting the January release of his third full-length album, Like A Fire That Consumes All Before It…, which you can stream here. Tickets and information for the all-ages show are available here; doors open at 7. Below, watch Arcuragi and the Lupine Chorale Society perform “You’d Think This Was Easy,” the first single from Like A Fire That Consumes All Before It….

Local lo-fi surf rockers Sunset Recorder are playing at Kung Fu Necktie tonight. You can listen below to the band’s poppy four-track album, Tuning Into The Universe, or downloaded for free on their Bandcamp page. Go here for details and tickets for tonight’s 21+ show.

XPN Welcomes celebrated folk singer Ray LaMontagne to the Tower tonight. LaMontagne’s raw, whiskey-drowned vocals and earnest lyrics gave way to his Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album for 2010’s God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise. Go here for details about tonight’s all-ages performance, which starts at 8. Below, watch LaMontagne’s Live At Abbey Road studio sessions of “Trouble” and “Jolene” from his 2004 album Trouble.

Touring in support of their fifth album Negotiations, which dropped in September, The Helio Sequence will be playing at Underground Arts tonight. The Portland duo has been performing together since the ’90s but didn’t gain fame until the breakaway success of 2009’s Keep Your Eyes Ahead. Tickets and details for tonight’s 21+ show can be found here; doors open at 8. Below, watch the new video for “Hall of Mirrors” from Negotiations.

Brooklyn / Philadelphia acoustic pair The Feverfew will be performing with Psalmships at Burlap and Bean in Newton Square tonight. The Feverfew’s honest lyrics have earned them comparisons to fellow indie folk musicians Cat Power and Patti Smith. Some of the songs from The Feverfew’s 2011 album, Lost Song Orphanage, can be downloaded for free on their Bandcamp page here. Tickets for tonight’s show can be found here; doors open at 7:30. Below, check out the video for “Goodbye Blue Monday” from 2004’s Apparitions.



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