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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Address at Kung Fu Necktie, CW Stoneking at Boot and Saddle, Royal Teeth at The TLA

Address | Photo by Peter Murray | via bandcamp

Fuzzed-out Philadelphia four-piece Address headlines Kung Fu Necktie tonight. Their Rejected Domestic LP, released last October, recalls Pavement and Death Cab; it’s also a community minded record, with proceeds going to Girls Rock Philly and Rock to the Future. Give it a listen below, and get more information on the show at the XPN Concert CalendarContinue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop at Union Transfer, Palehound at PhilaMOCA, The Milk Carton Kids at Strand Capitol

Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop | Photo by Jeremy Zimmerman for WXPN | jeremy-zim.com
Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop | Photo by Jeremy Zimmerman for WXPN | jeremy-zim.com

Singers and songwriters Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop bring their collaborative LP Love Letter for Hire to Philly tonight for a headlining show at Union Transfer. Last week, they dazzled the crowd at XPN’s NonCOMM-vention. Listen to their set here, and get tickets and more information on the show at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Southern Culture on the Skids at World Cafe Live, Todd Rundgren at Sellersville Theater, Joe Jack Talcum at Kung Fu Necktie

Southern Culture On The Skids

Southern Culture on the Skids will play World Cafe Live tonight. The Chapel Hill, NC trio has been rockin’ since 1983, and just last year released a remix EP with the B-52’s Fred Schneider. In 2013, they re-recorded the classic 1994 album Ditch Diggin’. Catch its title track below, as performed in 2005. Then head over to the XPN Concert Calendar for tickets and info on tonight’s show. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: TJ Tindall Tribute at Underground Arts, Live From The Lot at Ardmore Music Hall, You Won’t at Boot and Saddle, and more…

T.J. Tindall
T.J. Tindall | Photo by Steve Acito | courtesy of the artist

Legendary Philly funk and soul guitarist TJ Tindall, who played on classic hits such as the O’Jays’ “Backstabbers” and the Trammps’ “Disco Inferno,” passed away back in January, and tonight Underground Arts will be holding a tribute concert in memory of one of the creators of the “Philadelphia Sound.” Performing at the tribute show will be Duke Williams & The Extremes, Freebo, and many more. For tickets and more information, check out the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Beach Slang at Union Transfer, Ground Up at Bourbon and Branch, Live From The Lot at Electric Factory, and more…

Beach Slang
Beach Slang at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company | photo by James Breslin for WXPN

There might have been some rumors that punk rockers Beach Slang were going to break up recently, but their response? “If you’re still in, we are.” Well so are we. The band returns to Union Transfer tonight to light the venue on fire with blood, sweat, and rock and roll. Opening the show will be Potty Mouth, Dyke Drama, and Positive No. For tickets and more information, check out the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Thin Lips at Everybody Hits, The Snow Fairies at Space 1026, Kate Faust at Stage on Herr and more…

Thin Lips
Thin Lips | photo courtesy of the artist

This week we’ve showcased Philly punk rockers Thin Lips on our Unlocked series. Tonight, they’ll take the stage at Everybody Hits for a release party celebrating their brand new LP Riff Hard. You might want to see them while they’re still here — they head out on tour with Modern Baseball real soon. Watch their “Never Again” music video below and then head to the XPN Concert calendar for all the details on tonight’s show. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: In The Whale at Underground Arts, Theodore Grams at The Fire, Tribute to Elvis Costello at Ardmore Music Hall and more…

In The Whale | photo via Atomic Music Group

In The Whale is a rock duo from Denver, but their sound packs quite the punch for just two guys. They’ll join Trash Talk, H09909, Kweku Collins, and Spank Rock tonight at Underground Arts tonight for a loaded show presented by Afropunk and Red Bull Sound Select. Give In The Whale a listen below, and then head over to the XPN Concert Calendar for tickets to the 21+ show. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Teenage Bigfoot at Kung Fu Necktie, Cactus Blossoms at Sellersville Theater, Parsonsfield at Boot and Saddle and more…

Teenage Bigfoot
Teenage Bigfoot | Photo by Rachel Del Sordo for WXPN | racheldelsordophotography.com

Philly pop punk trio Teenage Bigfoot will headline a crowded bill at Boot and Saddle. Also playing are Texas’ Dead Words, Philly’s The Mad Splatter, and local feline-themed rocker Kitty Rotten. Listen to Teenage Bigfoot’s latest EP below and head to the XPN Concert Calendar for more information and tickets to tonight’s gig. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Hippo Campus at First Unitarian Church, Gwenno at Boot and Saddle, Sunflower Bean at Chameleon Club and more…

Hippo Campus
Hippo Campus | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Minnesota indie rockers Hippo Campus will headline the First Unitarian Church tonight. They’re amidst a national tour after a year of breaking out in a big way. 2015 EPs Bashful Creatures and South landed them spots at festivals like Made In America and SXSW. Rock duo Riothorse Royale will open tonight’s gig. To prepare, reminisce on Hippo Campus’ Free at Noon performance, then head to the XPN Concert Calendar for tickets to the all ages show. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Summer Scouts at Bourbon & Branch, Telepathic at Kung Fu Necktie

Summer Scouts
Summer Scouts | photo by Sean Tierney | courtesy of the artist

Summer Scouts bring their post rock / pop punk to Bourbon & Branch tonight in support of the American Cancer Society. The Lehigh Valley band will release their debut LP Furthest Reach this Friday, a record we’ve been itching for since hearing their first collection of EPs last summer. Watch the video for “Vessel” below and pick up tickets for the 21+ show here.

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