Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Superweaks at Kung Fu Necktie, Purling Hiss at Johnny Brenda’s and The B-52s at The Fillmore

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The Superweaks | photo by Jess Flynn | courtesy of the artist
The Superweaks | photo by Jess Flynn | courtesy of the artist

Join The Superweaks tonight at Kung Fu Necktie for their album release show.  The LP, Better Heavens, is a dedication to their late bassist Corey Bernard and is slated to drop on November 4th via Lame-O Records. Fellow Philly-based bands Thin Lips, Sun Organ and Three Man Cannon will be joining them. For more information on this all ages show check out the WXPN Concert Calendar. You can watch the video for “I’ll See Myself out,” a track off Better Heavens by the Superweaks.

As a part of their High Bias tour, the garage-rockers of Purling Hiss are making a stop at Johnny Brenda’s. The trio released their latest LP earlier this month, and it’s been received with rave reviews. Their style of loud rock, heavily distorted guitars and Mike Polizze’s garage-fi vocals were arranged into a concise album that is representative of a band who has cultivated their style over a long period of time. Joining them will be the post-punk-rockers of Dark Blue and fuzz-rock group Spacin’. For more information you can click here and check out the video for “Follow You Around,” one of the tracks that makes up High Bias. 

Get a little spooky tonight at The Fillmore with The B-52s Halloween Scream Show. This New-Wave band that came out of the thriving scene in Athens Georgia in the ’70s. Really get into the Halloween spirit by showing up early for a “Rock of the ’80s” preparty with XPN’s DJ Robert Drake and a Halloween Costume Contest. Take a look at their video for their perpetually popular track  “Love Shack.” You can find more information about the show here.

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