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Fleetwood Mac tour adds an Atlantic City date in January

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Fleetwood Mac | Photo courtesy of the artist

Next week, pop / rock legends Fleetwood Mac returns to Philadelphia for the first of two shows. Its their first tour in 16 years with Christine McVie in the lineup, and the excitement over the band’s iconic lineup hitting the road again caused both Wells Fargo Center shows to sell out rapidly. If you missed out on getting tickets, though, you’re in luck. Continue reading →

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Philly’s Son Little to Release Things I Forgot EP November 11th

Son Little | Photo via facebook.com/SonLittleMusic
Son Little | Photo via facebook.com/SonLittleMusic

Son Little, the brainchild of singer/songwriter Aaron Livingston, continues to make local music news with an announcement for his upcoming EP release, Things I Forgot,  set for November 11th. Livingston, a Philly native, has gained popularity for his unique mix of R&B, blues and jazz, which we featured recently in WXPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week. Continue reading →

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Beardos steal liquor from Ardmore Music Hall; Facebook commenters blame Nickelback

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A screengrab from Ardmore Music Hall’s security footage

Well, this sucks. Today, Main Line venue Ardmore Music Hall posted security footage on their Facebook page captured in the wake of last night’s funk spectacular with Turkuaz and Swift Technique. In it, we see three lanky long-haired people (at least one sporting a burly beard and dreads) stumbling around the venue and stealing from behind the bar.

“Here’s a shout out to these three scumbags who decided to rip us off last night,” the post read. “Way to tarnish a great night.” Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Must see: Ryan Adams covers Bryan Adams’ “Run to You” and listen to new music from Fiona Apple.

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Taylor Hill/Wire image

For years Ryan Adams expressed disdain towards anyone who requested a “Bryan Adams” song. But that changed this past Wedneday night in Santa Barbara, Calif.  when Ryan channeled his inner “Bryan” on an inspired cover of “Run to You”. Watch it after the jump. Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Fleetwood Mac perform w/ Christine McVie for first time since ’97, Velvet Underground mark 45th anniv w/ “Super Deluxe Reissue” and Eddie Vedder releases cover of John Lennon’s “Imagine”

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A reunited Fleetwood Mac played their first, full concert with Christine McVie for the first time since 1997. It happened at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tuesday night, September 30th. Read more here. The band played 24 songs including “The Chain” of which you can watch some live-recorded, fan video after the jump. Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Watch Gary Clark Jr. shred his guitar, Aretha Franklin belt-out Adele and scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into writings

Photo : Getty/Kevin Winter
Photo : Getty/Kevin Winter

XPN fav Gary Clark Jr. has released a two-disc live album called: “Gary Clark Jr. Live”. On it he covers Jimi Hendrix & Albert Collins. Watch Gary Clark Jr. tear it up on “Don’t Owe You Thing” @ Hyde park after the jump. Continue reading →