Hardworking Philly outfit St. James & The Apostles play RUBA Club Studios tonight alongside Themuffinmanisaband. St. James is Jamie Mahon and The Apostles are Mahon’s cousin Mike Kiker and second-cousin Jeff Castner. Together, the trio fuses anthematic rock with moments of twang and the refreshing power of Kiker’s organ playing on their latest record Baphomet. More information about the 21+ show can be found here. Below, watch St. James & The Apostles’ BITBY video filmed this past October.
Brooklyn rockabilly group The Sweetback Sisters are performing tonight at the PSALM Salon. The group’s 2011 album Looking For A Fight has a classic throwback sound to country legends like Carl Perkins with retro harmonies and lively melodies. Tickets for their all-ages show tonight can be found here. Below, watch the video for their single “Be Back Home Tonight.”
Bi-coastal outfit Port St. Willow sails into Union Transfer tonight for a show with The Antlers. Excelling in ethereal, ambient music, Port St. Willow’s Nick Principe has recorded two albums – 2010’s Even//Wasteland and 2011’s full-length Holiday. Each record traces Principe’s memories of childhood and cloaks them in a heavy fog of white noise and dreamy vocals. Port St. Willow performs ahead of The Antlers at tonight’s all ages show. Doors are at 8:00 p.m. and tickets are $17 here. Below, watch Port St. Willow’s Shaking Through episode, recorded in 2011 (and then download the song for free here).