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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Warpaint at Union Transfer, Jazz Cartier at TLA and Joan Baez at the Academy of Music

Warpaint | courtesy of the artist
Warpaint | courtesy of the artist

The Cali-based indie four-piece of Warpaint will be playing tonight at Union Transfer. Known for their ethereal psych-rock songs, the band is sure to put on a dreamy show that is not to be missed. The women of Warpaint just released their new album Heads Up in late September. Playing with them will be the fellow Los Angeles natives of the band Facial. For tickets and more information on this all ages event, click hereContinue reading →

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This Day in Music History: David Bowie releases “Space Oddity” in the UK, Jerry Garcia releases line of neck ties

David Bowie Space Oddity

1951 – On WJW in Cleveland, Alan Freed broadcasts his first “Moondog House Rock and Roll Party,” marking the first radio show with the phrase “Rock and Roll” and giving Freed a claim on the origin of the term. More importantly, Freed plays R&B music, which introducing the sound to a new (and mostly white) audience.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Jose Gonzalez at the Kimmel Center, Joan Baez at the Grand Opera House, The Extraordinaires at Ortlieb’s and more…

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Jose Gonzalez | photo courtesy of Windish Agency

Swedish musician Jose Gonzalez and New York classical music ensemble yMusic headline Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center tonight. Gonzalez, best known for his work with Junip and Zero 7, released a solo LP called Vestiges and Claws last year. And this is not the first time that yMusic is collaborating with a singer-songwriter; they joined forces with Ben Folds just last year. Check out Gonzalez and yMusic performing the former’s “With the Ink of a Ghost” below and pick up tickets for the all-ages concert here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Hey Marseilles at Sellersville Theater, Joey Bada$$ at the Trocadero, Joan Baez at the Mann Center, Saintseneca at Moonbase Nix

MG_7783-HEY MARSEILLESWEB2013Seattle indie band Hey Marseilles play Sellersville Theater tonight with stellar duo Lucius.  After releasing a highly acclaimed debut, To Travel and Trunks back in 2010, Hey Marseilles followed up with another gorgeous record, Lines We Trace last March.  This band has mastered the art of making songs that are both catchy and meaningful.  Check out the video for their latest single, “Heart Beats” below (watch Lucius’ “Don’t Just Sit There” video too) and click here for tickets and more information.

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