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PREMIERE: Shannen Moser closes video series with “Dirt and Water” at City Hall

Shannen Moser | photo by John Vettese

The concrete median just south of City Hall is a popular spot for photos. Wedding, tourist, selfies – they all look great with the ornate building standing behind and the lights glowing up Broad St. It’s also the spot Shannen Moser chose for the final installment of a live video series she’s been doing this summer, filming Oh, My Heart closer “Dirt and Water” well past sundown as cars fly by.

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Circadian Rhythms share “A Peculiar Kind of Afternoon” video, digitally release new LP

Circadian Rhythms | courtesy of the band
Circadian Rhythms | courtesy of the band

If you made it to Circadian Rhythms‘ show at PhilaMOCA last month, lucky you – you probably got your hands on A Peculiar Kind of Afternoon, the local art poppers’ beautifully constructed new full-length. For the rest of us, the wait is finally over: the band is releasing the LP via digital outlets today.

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XPN Fest band Offa Rex get heavy on new “Sheepcrook And Black Dog” single

Offa Rex | photo courtesy of the artist
Offa Rex | photo by Shervin Lainez | courtesy of the artist

Leading up to the July 14th release of their debut LP, Offa Rex have shared another song off of The Queen of Hearts called “Sheepcrook and Black Dog.” The collaborative outfit of singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney and The Decemberists will perform at this year’s XPoNential Music Festival on Friday, July 28th.

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Grover Washington Jr’s original bandmates gather for tribute performance next month

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Grover Washington Jr. mural at Broad & Diamond Sts. | photo via www.muralarts.org

Grover Washington Jr.‘s bandmates and friends will gather for a celebration of the legendary saxophonist on Tuesday, July 18th, sharing the stage for the first time since his untimely death nearly 20 years ago. The performance will take place at the Temple University Performing Arts Center; tickets and information can be found here.

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