North Bowl will host listening party for The National’s Day of the Dead compilation

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On May 19th, the night before its official release, The National’s epic tribute compilation to the Grateful Dead will get its own listening party at North Bowl in Northern Liberties. Attendees will get to hear Day of the Dead in its entirety, which features 59 of the Dead’s songs performed by almost as many bands. The album will benefit HIV/AIDS nonprofit Red Hot.

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Announcing the first Cinco De Mayo Record Bizarre Swap and Sale at North Bowl on 5/5

Print On Cinco de Mayo, Sunday May 5th from 2-6pm, North Bowl Lounge N’ Lanes is having its first Record Bazaar. With over 30 participating vendors, the record “swap and sale” will include businesses and individuals coming together for some serious crate digging and vinyl buying pleasure. From Philly’s A.K.A. Music, Reptilian Records, Sit N’ Spin, Record Breakin’ Music and Milkcrate Café to Open Crates Vinyl Culture Collective to DJ Frosty Crates, the event will feature plenty of hot wax and plenty of food and drink specials as well. Go here for more information.