Tonight’s Concert Picks: Rainer Maria at PhilaMOCA, April Mae and The June Bugs at Bourbon and Branch, Anna Wise at Johnny Brenda’s

Rainer Maria | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN
Rainer Maria at Union Transfer | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Although they announced an end to touring and recording back in 2006, Rainer Maria has recently made select appearances throughout the country, which includes a show at PhilaMOCA tonight. The band is reportedly in the studio this summer working on new material. Considering these shows are on the rare side, it’s no surprise the band’s 21+ show on Thursday night at Johnny Brenda’s is already sold out. But don’t worry, you can still snag tickets to tonight’s all ages show by going to the XPN Concert Calendar. Listen to their song “Ears Ring,” off of 2003’s Long Knives Drawn below. Continue reading →