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Andrew Lipke and The John Byrne Band to perform a charity concert on 4/28 for the Adaire School music program

Andrew Lipke | Photo by Chris Sikich | http://countfeed.tumblr.com/
Andrew Lipke | Photo by Chris Sikich | http://countfeed.tumblr.com/

Philadelphia schools have been hit hard by budget cuts recently, and music programs are often among the first to go. Fortunately, for the Adaire School in Fishtown, a local community group stepped in and helped raise the funds, alongside the Penn Treaty Special Services District, to keep the school’s music program alive.

To celebrate, the school, which runs from K-8th grade, is putting on a charity concert on April 28 in its newly renovated auditorium. The concert will feature local musician/composer Andrew Lipke and Celtic folk group The John Byrne Band, both of whom will be playing alongside the young musicians of the Adaire music program. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Ellie Goulding at Liacouras Center, Kite Party at Kung Fu Necktie, and John Byrne Band Pogues tribute at World Cafe Live

Photo via facebook.com/elliegoulding
Ellie Goulding | photo via facebook.com/elliegoulding

Shimmery pop goddess Ellie Goulding will light up the Liacouras Center tonight on her US tour. Her signature breathy tone is sensual and alluring as it fills in her illustrious pop tunes. Watch the visual for “Burn” from her 2013 release Halcyon Days below and get tickets here.

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