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10 concerts you don’t want to miss in December

The Arcs | Photo credit: Richard Swift
The Arcs | Photo by Richard Swift | via facebook.com/TheArcsMusic

December may the busiest month of the year so we apologize ahead of time for adding to the already packed schedule. We suggest you maybe skip that 12th family party or perhaps wait for that blockbuster movie to come on demand and instead make time for these ten shows that you are just not going to want to miss. Tickets and information on all of these shows can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Metric to take Fillmore Philly by storm this March, tickets on sale soon

Metric | Photo by Matthew Shaver | brightloud.com
Metric | Photo by Matthew Shaver | brightloud.com

The newly opened Fillmore Philly continues to draw impressive acts from around the country and now they look to our neighbors in the north for what promises to be an energetic and lively performance from Metric.

The longtime indie-rockers released their sixth studio album, Pagans In Vegas, back in September and showcased its songs for a Philly crowd at the Made in America festival. The album serves as yet another example of a group who is dead set on constantly evolving their already-impressive sound. Not satisfied with simply resting on their laurels — though at this point they surely could — Metric is gaining new fans by the day while staying true to want has worked so well in the past. Continue reading →

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Get a look inside last night’s star-studded Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame Gala at The Fillmore

Jimmy Fallon & The Roots - PMA Walk of Fame Gala | Photo by: Rich McKie
Jimmy Fallon & The Roots – PMA Walk of Fame Gala | Photo by: Rich McKie

For the first time in over two decades, the Philadelphia Music Alliance hosted a evening gala to celebrate its newest inductees at the new Fillmore last night.  Earlier in the day a ceremony was held to unveil their plaques, Hollywood Walk of Fame-style, in the Broad Street sidewalk along Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts on Broad Street. The gala, however, was a chance for some of the biggest names in Philly music history to fix up and look sharp to personally honor the new inductees. Continue reading →