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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Wallace Brothers Band at Bob and Barbara’s, Ill Fated Natives at The Fire, Matisyahu at The TLA

The Wallace Brothers Band | via reverbnation.com/thewallacebrothersband
The Wallace Brothers Band | via reverbnation.com/thewallacebrothersband

South Philly’s Wallace Brothers Band headline a free show at Bob and Barbara’s tonight, bringing lively countrypolitan vibes to Broad and South. The band has been around for since 2007, and has had solid showings at the past two Philadelphia Folk Festivals – one year on the campground’s Front Porch Stage and one year on the main stage. Their music blends witty storytelling with sharp playing; check it out below a performance of “Jail” recorded live at the 2013 Philly Folk Fest, and get more information on the show at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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The Wallace Brothers Band opens a four-week residency at Bob and Barbara’s on South St. tonight

 

The Wallace Brothers Band | photo via www.facebook.com/the-wallace-brothers-band
The Wallace Brothers Band | photo via www.facebook.com/the-wallace-brothers-band

Country Music at Bob and Barbara’s kicks off tonight with Wilbur, John Francis, The Wallace Brothers Band and Red Skiles and the Country Ramblers.  The four-week residency at the South Street lounge will showcase local musicians playing original tunes alongside some covers of classic country idols like .  With The Wallace Brothers Band acting as host and houseband, they’ll be joined by Sweetbriar Rose, Ansel Barnum, The Miners and more over the course of the residency.  More information for the no-cover nights can be found on the Facebook event page.  Below, watch The Wallace Brothers Band perform “Duck River” at this year’s Philadelphia Folk Festival.