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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Bird Watcher at Johnny Brenda’s, Le Fits at Kung Fu Necktie, Bettye Lavette at World Cafe Live

Bird Watcher

Bird Watcher | photo via Facebook

Local indie rock / folk group Bird Watcher headline Johnny Brenda’s tonight. Founded by the duo of Jesse Soifer and Julian Booker (the latter also the host of Sleepy Hollow on Sunday mornings), Bird Watcher is now a full band and will be performing new songs taken from an upcoming full-length. Watch their video for “All You Suburban Mothers, I Depart Thee!” below and pick up tickets for the 21+ show with Dylan Jane and Ortolan here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Mohican at Kung Fu Necktie, XPN welcomes Bettye LaVette at World Cafe Live, Tuesday Tune-Out at PhilaMOCA

Mohican | photo via www.facebook.com/mohicanband
Mohican | photo via www.facebook.com/mohicanband

Local instrumental rock outfit Mohican will play Kung Fu Necktie tonight.  Having released the single “Self-Propelled Organism” in July on a new label run by Parts Philly, Mohican’s newest EP The Abuse is Character will be available next week.  A quick listen to a couple of the songs on the EP uncovers an expansive and lush record that moves from Sigur Ros-like ambience to Circa Survive-esque melodic rock.  Watch the promo video for the EP below.  Tickets and information for the 21+ show can be found here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Gallerist at North Star Bar, Bettye Lavette at Wiggins Park

the gallerists

The Gallerist creates catchy folk music with lush narratives and beautiful song structures; think a Philly version of The Avett Brothers. Although they only have one short album to their name, A Falling Waltz, it’s a shockingly good first release.  The group is playing a number of shows in the Philadelphia region and tonight you can catch them at The North Star Bar.  Click here for ticket information and listen to their tunes below.

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