Just Announced: Metallica announces massive US tour to come to Lincoln Financial in May

Metallica | courtesy of the band
Metallica | courtesy of the band

The legendary Metallica are heading out on the road this summer with Avenge Sevenfold and Volbeat, bringing the The WorldWired 2017 tour to Lincoln Financial Field on May 12th. This marks the band’s first proper North American tour since 2009, and their first behind their 2016 Grammy-nominated record Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. Continue reading →


Just Announced: U2 brings anniversary of The Joshua Tree to the Linc

U2, circa The Joshua Tree | photo by Anton Corbijn

Thirty years ago U2 released The Joshua Tree, the America-inspired record that spawned fan favorites like “Where the Streets Have No Name” and “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.” To mark the album’s latest milestone Bono & co will be hitting the stadium circuit this summer to play the record in full, stopping at Lincoln Financial Field on June 18th for their first Philly show since 2011’s 360 Tour.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: My Son Bison at The Fire, Adult Mom at PhilaMOCA, Beyonce at Lincoln Financial Field

my son bison
My Son Bison | photo by Mikhail Bezruchko | courtesy of the artist

Experimental folk-rockers My Son Bison perform tonight at The Fire for the last night of the Sundrop Music Festival. Also performing will be Hodera, Slingshot Dakota, Water Polo, and Bad Orb. For tickets and more information, check out the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →


Just Announced: Coldplay headling The Linc in August

Coldplay | press photo by Julia Kennedy

That’s right: Chris Martin & Co will bring their latest record to Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, August 6th for the Head Full of Dreams tour. The global excursion will follow next week’s Superbowl halftime appearance, where they’ll take the stage with “Hymn for the Weekend” collaborator Beyonce. Head Full of Dreams was released in December via Atlantic Records. Continue reading →