Tonight’s Concert Picks: mewithoutYou at Union Transfer, Bleeding Rainbow at Golden Tea House, Weathervane Benefit with So So Glos at Johnny Brenda’s and more

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mewithoutYou | photo by Amie Stanavicca
mewithoutYou | photo by Amie Stanavicca

Upper Darby art-punk outfit mewithoutYou appears at Union Transfer tonight with post-hardcore group Touche Amore. mewithoutYou released their latest album, Ten Stories, in May of 2012. The 11-song album combines lead singer Aaron Weiss’ famously creative puns and plays on lyricism to construct a story plot as complicated as the guitar riffs and other instrumentation that make up the tunes. The songs tells the survival tales of a fox, elephant, bear and onion boy (hint: bonus track) – or more specifically, the circus animals and acts involved in a fictional train crash in 1878. Hear the band tell the creative story tonight. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $19 at the door.

Bleeding Rainbowjust released its latest LP, Interrupt, last week with a Key Studio Session to celebrate. However, the album is anything but an interruption, staying true to the band’s typical raw, gritty and angry sound. It’s the type of music you put on when you’re contemplating life, liberty and pursuit of punk. Tonight, they’ll continue the celebration with a show at Golden Tea House. But get there before it caps, because this oughta be a good one. Show starts at 8 p.m. and $5-7 donations will be accepted.

Weathervane Music is in the business of benefit. The nonprofit aims to bring exposure to local DIY bands by ways of, “Shaking Through,” a mini-series documenting the creative process of recording music. Tonight, the organization is hosting a benefit concert at Johnny Brenda’s featuring a variety of genres, including rock group So So Glos, hip-hop luminary Lushlife and indie rock duo TORRES. The 21+ show starts at 8:00 p.m and will admission is $10 at the door.

Also tonight:

The Homophones at Tin Angel (10:30 p.m., $10)

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