Rateliff and the band are returning to Philadelphia to perform the rowdy western version of blue-eyed soul they are known for, especially after enjoying success from their self-titled album and the single, “S.O.B.” Continue reading →
Now hear this, Wilco fans: Jeff Tweedy and the guys are returning to the region this summer for their first local show since the stealth-release of Star Wars last summer. They are headlining the Mann Center on June 4th. Continue reading →
Inaugural Key Fest alum Tiani Victoria brings her club-ready hip hop to Bourbon & Branch tonight for Wood Presents’ Soundcheck Unplugged showcase. The Philadelphia native released her debut mixtape Hard Candy last year after appearing on a song with Reek Da Rookie. Watch her video for “Black Girl Lost” below (featuring a cameo by Dice Raw) and pick up tickets for the 21+ show here.
The ninth annual Two Piece Fest takes place at the First Unitarian Church today. As we previously reported, the day-long event is “an exercise in mayhem and minimalism that brings the DIY scene together, one duo at a time.” This year’s line-up includes Joint Chiefs of Math, Brown Rainbow, Empty Vessels and a dozen more. Tickets and information for the all-ages show can be found here; listen to Joint Chiefs’ “Get Rich or Try Dyin'” below.
Philadelphia’s own Ben Arnold poured his heart and soul into the crowd at World Cafe Live’s Free at Noon Concert today. He was backed by his 48 Hour Orchestra, gearing up for the upcoming show and release party for his new record Lost Keys. Continue reading →
Phish at the Mann has become something of a summer tradition — the Burlington rockers played the gorgeous outdoor venue in both 2014 and 2015, and they’re set to continue the trend in 2016, having just announced two back-to-back dates on June 28th and 29th. Continue reading →
Down Under: The Underwater Sounds take on Underground Arts for the last time tonight. The Philly reggae group has been together playing shows in the area for around six years now, so do not miss this last chance to see them. Everyone who attends the show will receive a copy of Visions Of Love And Light Part II. Also performing will be The Snails and The Rosemary Fiki Band. For more info, check out the link here. Continue reading →
The last time we saw Rayland Baxter was on a warm summer night opening up for Grace Potter at The Susquehanna Bank Center. In contrast to that night, there was still post-blizzard snow dusting the streets last weekend when he appeared at World Cafe Live.
With the air of a folksy troubadour, Baxter and his band played many favorites from his newest album Imaginary Man as well as some songs from his debut Feathers & Fishhooks. Between songs, Baxter touched on the history of his songwriting routing back to his days in Israel. Continue reading →
Martello will be joined by members of Cayetana and Three Man Cannon as her backing band to perform a song from her self-titled album that came out last year. The session will be done at Miner Street Recording. For folks who are used to seeing Martello play solo with her electric guitar, this will be a unique experience of seeing her work with a band. Continue reading →