Bands in the Backyard‘s month curating PhilaMOCA‘s Tuesday Tune-Out wraps up with a performance from Ex Friends tonight. The local punk act released their eponymous EP this September through Paper + Plastick Records, which you can stream here. The group began as a side project of Plow United bassist (and occasional Key contributor) Joel Tannenbaum, but their raucous lyrics and lively / aggressive sound made waves pretty quickly. Information about their all-ages show tonight is available here; the concert starts at 8. Below, listen to “The Legend of the Holy Drinker” from No Wonder We Prefer The Dark.
Ohio pop songstress Rebecca Jordan is playing a 21+ show at the Tin Angel tonight. The singer-songwriter has penned hits for performers like John Legend and Kelly Clarkson, and was a 2010 NPR Mountain Stage NewSong Finalist following the release of her bubbly 2010 EP Souvenir, which you can stream here. Tickets for tonight’s 7:30 show can be found on our concert calendar here. Below, check out Jordan’s video for her brand new single, “Eve.”
Quirky upstate New York four-piece Foxygen got crazy in a late-night Non-COMM set yesterday that blended Doors-esque poppy psychedelia with punk-y dissonance. Check out the setlist below, and listen back to the set in its entirety here (via the WXPN … Read More
With just his guitar and his voice, Bay Area by way of Mississippi songwriter John Murry played an emotional, powerful set Wednesday night at Non-COMM. Playing an assortment of songs from his current LP The Graceless Age, he also threw … Read More
Pixies frontman Black Francis comes to The Abbey Bar tonight. When his influential college-rock band called it quits in 1993, Francis (born Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV) turned the sudden void in his life into the start a solo career … Read More
It’s been a couple weeks of breakup bummers; in addition to Dangerous Ponies announcing plans to go their separate ways this past weekend, twangy indie four-piece Arrah and the Ferns also quietly announced their indefinite hiatus not long before that. … Read More
Folk / pop singer-songwriter Josh Rouse performs at World Cafe Live tonight. The Nebraska native, who now lives in Spain, is touring behind his recent The Happiness Waltz release. Throughout his career, Rouse has perfected an up-tempo-but-hushed sound that makes … Read More