Tonight’s Concert Picks: Liz de Lise at Kung Fu Necktie, Archer Spade at The Rotunda

Liz De Lise | Photo by Adam Krevchuck | courtesy of the artist
Liz De Lise | Photo by Adam Krevchuck | courtesy of the artist

Philadelphia’s Liz de Lise recalls the jazz-tinged singer-songwriter era of the 1970s – Laura Nyro, Carole King, and of course Joni Mitchell – filtered through production and perspectives into something wholly contemporary. Last year she released the short A songs collection and embarked on a video-a-month project; tonight she headlines Kung Fu Necktie in Fishtown. Tickets and more information on the show can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar.

Nick Millevoi and Dan Blacksberg of Archer Spade kick of a month of experimental Sunday concerts with their Spectrum Ensemble today at The Rotunda. Beginning at 3 p.m., the show features an 18 musicians playing loosely improvised renditions of Archer Spade compositions. More information can be found in our interview yesterday or on Facebook. Below, listen to the Spectrum Ensemble’s recent appearance on WKDU.



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