Legendary performer Kristin Hersh began her career as the frontwoman of Throwing Muses, the influential band she formed when she was only 14 years old. Now, decades later, Hersh is still at it as a solo artist — and she’s currently preparing for a massive tour behind a massive album that includes a Philly stop. Continue reading →
Tonight, Sellersville Theater welcomes singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Grant Lee Phillips to its stage. Earning comparisons to Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan, the California native made a name for himself through lyrical storytelling and killer guitar skills. Watch him perform the title track from his latest album Walking In The Green Corn for Capital Public Radio’s Insight Studio Sessions below and get tickets here.
Memphis rapper Juicy J gets trippy with fans tonight at the TLA on his Never Sober tour. After releasing his Stay Trippy LP last summer, he was featured on Katy Perry’s urban-leaning smash hit “Dark Horse”. With Three 6 Mafia, Juicy J snagged a “Best Original Song” Oscar for “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp” from Hustle & Flow. Watch “Bounce It” below and get tickets here.
Synth-pop prince Com Truise (aka Seth Haley) will play an electrifying set at Boot and Saddle tonight. Check out the title track from his new Wave 1 EP below and get tickets here.
Veteran hip-hop four-piece Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will play at the TLA tonight. Bone Thugs have been relatively quiet lately aside from September’s catchy “Everything 100” single release that has kept fans eagerly anticipating a new LP. They’ve always been melodic enough for the radio and gritty enough for the streets; a recipe that shot them to stardom in the mid-’90s. Watch “Everything 100” below and get tickets here.
Singer/songwriter Grant Lee Phillips’ recent EP Green Corn Songs: Live at McCabes is now available for free download on NoiseTrade. Phillips, who will be playing at World Cafe Live this week with Glen Phillips, is known for his solo music, his work with 90s alt-rock band Grant Lee Buffalo, and his uncanny covers. He released an album of ’80s covers in 2006 called Nineteeneighties. Below, you can listen to Phillips’ cover of The Cure‘s “Boys Don’t Cry.”