Tonight’s Concert Picks: Loretta Lynn at Keswick Theatre, Public Enemy with Whodini at Liacouras Center, Arlo Guthrie at Scottish Rite, Matt Duke at Steel City, Graham Parker & The Rumour at TLA


The “First Lady of Country Music,” Loretta Lynn, will be gracing the stage at Keswick Theatre this evening. The Appalachian songstress’s last album, 2004’s Van Lear Rose, is one of more than sixty studio records Lynn has released since her first #1 hit in 1967, “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin (With Lovin’ On Your Mind).” Tickets for tonight’s all-ages performance can be found here. Below, check out Lynn’s performance of “Coal Miner’s Daughter.”

Public Enemy hits the stage with Whodini tonight at the Liacouras Center. Flavor Flav, Professor Griff and the rest of the hip-hop collective are touring in support of their latest album, The Evil Empire of Everything, which was released in conjunction with Most of My Heroes Still Don’t Appear On No Stamp, released earlier this year. Whodini, who haven’t released an album since 1996’s Six, hold authority as pioneers of the hip-hop realm, having been the first rap act to tour in Europe. Tickets for tonight’s show can be found here; the show starts at 7:30. Below, watch Public Enemy’s 1990 hit “Fight the Power.”

XPN Welcomes folk singer Arlo Guthrie to the Scottish Rite Theatre in Collingswood tonight. Guthrie, whose politically-themed songs have carried his career for nearly half a century, was born into a family of other folk artists, being the son of the renowned late Woody Guthrie and protege of his father’s friends, Pete Seeger and “Ramblin'” Jack Elliott. Tickets and information for the all-ages performance this evening can be found here. Below, watch Guthrie perform “Amazing Grace.”

XPN Welcomes Matt Duke to Steel City Coffeehouse tonight. The New Jersey singer-songwriter is touring supporting the release of his latest EP, Love On a Major Scale. You can listen to a single, “The Eyes,” from Love On A Major Scale here, and tickets for tonight’s all-ages performance can be found here. Below, watch Duke and Tony Lucca cover “99 Problems.”

British rockers Graham Parker & The Rumour will be performing at Theatre of the Living Arts this evening as part of their reunion tour. Last week the band released their first record in 31 years, Three Chords Good, which has been received well among critics and fans alike. Tonight’s all-ages show begins at 8 p.m.; go here for tickets. Below, watch Graham Parker & The Rumour perform the title track from 1977’s Stick To Me. 

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