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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Dan Kassel at World Cafe Live, Delicate Steve at Tellus 360, and Fishtank Ensemble at Musikfest Cafe

Photo by John Vettese
Photo by John Vettese

Renowned local cellist Dan Kassel will bring his virtuosic musicianship to the World Cafe Live stage tonight. Kassel released his new album Tribes Forgotten in February which he says “is meant to take the listener to great heights and over vast expanse.” He certainly does capture atmospheric unity and tensions throughout the record all centered around his somber cello. Listen to “Ascension” below and get tickets here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Clare and the Reasons at World Cafe Live, Fergus and Geronimo at Johnny Brenda’s, Fishtank Ensemble at PhilaMOCA

Clare and the Reasons
Brooklyn dream-pop three-piece Clare and the Reasons visits Philadelphia tonight for an appearance at World Cafe Live upstairs. The band has toured with My Brightest Diamond and Devotchka, and recorded its sophomore album, KR-51, during an extended stay in Berlin. The album was released in July, and you can download its single “The Lake” below. The all-ages show begins at 8:30 p.m., and admission is $10; tickets and information are available here.

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