Katie Frank and the Pheromones play a free show tonight at Rittenhouse Square as part of Philadelphia Weekly’s Concerts in the Park series. Last year, the band recorded a rockin’ Key Studio Session and released their debut single, “Tunnel Vision.” This year, the band’s timeless debut LP Counting Your Curses came out. In an interview for the band’s feature on The Key’s Unlocked, Frank explained the difference between performing solo to performing with The Pheromones: ““I feel so much more empowered when I’m onstage with the band. I can be timid when it comes to singing my songs.” Catch the empowered Katie Frank and the Pheromones, along with DJ Lisa Love and Divers tonight. Get more details about the show at the XPN Concert Calendar. Listen to the title track from Counting Your Curses below.
Local bands Steady Hands and WC Lindsay share a bill at The Fire in Northern Liberties tonight. Steady Hands, the solo project by Modern Baseball’s Sean Huber, recently played a raucous show at the Tin Angel with The Hundred Acre Woods; their newest EP, Brandy of the Damned, comes out August 20th, but fans can pick up a copy at the show. The band will be playing with Philly electro-pop group, W.C. Lindsay, who back in May released their newest album, Easy Victim, Charitable Deceptions, following their great Key Studio Session. Get more details about the show here. Download “Hum and Roar” from Easy Victim, Charitable Deceptions below.
Afro-Cuban ensemble Leana Song will be playing tonight at Penn Museum. The show is a part of the Museum’s Summer Night’s Concert Series. Led by guitarist and percussionist Shawn Hennessey, the group specializes in Afro-Cuban and West African drumming. Recently, they played at this year’s Sundrop Music and Arts Festival at The Fire. Listen to “Ewaze Ago” from Orisha Love Songs Vol 1 below. Get more details about the show here.
Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett at Haddon Lake Park (Free, all ages, 7:30 pm)fred tackett, Katie Frank and the Pheromones, Leana Song, paul barrere, Steady Hands, WC Lindsay