Tonight’s Concert Picks: Reuben and the Dark at World Cafe Live, Drive-By Truckers at Chameleon Club, Geology at Kung Fu Necktie and more

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Photo by Lucia Graca
Photo by Lucia Graca

Reuben and the Dark return to play at World Cafe Live tonight. The Calgary band consists of Reuben Bullock, Shea Alain, Dillon Whitfield and Kaelen Ohm. Their debut album, Funeral Sky came out last month. The music is slow, with spiritual undertones, and follows the likes of Mumford and Sons. Watch the video for “Black Water” below. Get more information on the show at the XPN Concert Calender.   

XPN favorites Drive-By Truckers return to PA to play Chameleon Club tonight. The band is touring in support of their recent album English Oceans. The newest album is one of the band’s best, with brilliant songwriting with a Southern spin. One of the songs, “Pauline Hawkins” was inspired by fellow songwriter Willy Vlautin’s The Free, as Patterson Hood told Rolling Stone. Listen to the track below and get more information on the show here.

Local indie folk singer Geology returns to play Kung Fu Necktie. Geology is the project of Greg Jehenian who also plays in mewithoutYou and Buried Beds. The music has a softer tone than his previous music, layered with guitars and banjos. Last year, the band released North and will soon release a new album. Listen to the gorgeous “On the Blue” below. Get more information here.

Also playing:

Willie Nelson at Sands Bethlehem ($79-99, All Ages, 8:00 pm)

Joey Sweeney at Boot and Saddle ($10, 21+, 8:00 pm)

Joey Sweeney & The Long Hair Arkestra “Bring It On Home To Me” (Sam Cooke) from Bob Sweeney on Vimeo.

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