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After six years, Envy on the Coast returns for Reincarnation tour

Envy on the Coast | photo by Rachel Del Sordo
Envy on the Coast | photo by Rachel Del Sordo

Punk, emo and post hardcore band reunion tours might have been the biggest trend in music in 2016. Everyone from Saosin to Thrice to At The Drive In returned to the stage this year. One of the more surprising additions to this trend was Envy on The Coast. The band played their last show in August of 2010 and swore to fans they would never get back together. This year the band reunited with two of its founding members, lead vocalist Ryan Hunter and guitarist / vocalist Brian Byrnes. Continue reading →

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This Weekend: Arc In Round, The National Rifle (record-release show), The Dutchess And The Duke, + more

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Arc In Round

Friday, August 27: Philly noise-pop quartet Arc In Round—led by local producer and Uniform Recording studio owner Jeff Zeigler—performs new tracks from its upcoming EP at Johnny Brenda’s (9 p.m., $10); Tre Orsi and Busses open. If you prefer your noise-rock less dreamy and more trashy, Pissed Jeans will be at Danger Danger Gallery with openers Unnatural Helpers and Hot Guts. Long Island post-hardcore quartet Envy On The Coast plays the first of three farewell shows this weekend before calling it quits at First Unitarian Church (7:30 p.m., $15); Terrible Things and Loyal Divide open. Touch And Go Fanzine co-founder Tesco Vee sign copies of Touch and Go—The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine ’79-’83 at Brickbat Books (7 p.m., free).

Saturday, August 28: The National Rifle celebrates the release of its latest EP, Vanity Press, with a performance alongside openers The New Connection and Goodnight Lights at Kung Fu Necktie (7:30 p.m., $10).

Sunday, August 29: Seattle folk duo The Dutchess And The Duke performs new songs from the upcoming Sunset/Sunrise—the follow-up to their well-received 2008 debut, She’s the Dutchess, He’s the Duke—with The Mural & The Mint and Jesse Hale Moore at Johnny Brenda’s (9 p.m., $10). Meanwhile, Dr. Dog guitarist Scott McMicken opens for My Morning Jacket at Penn’s Landing (7:30 p.m., $39.50).