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Tonight’s Concert Picks: White Reaper at MilkBoy, ESS SEE at The Barbary, Bell Biv Devoe at The Mann

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White Reaper | photo by Tom Nugent | via band’s Facebook

Louisville, KY act White Reaper are about a quarter of the way through their massive summer tour, which stops at MilkBoy tonight. The quartet is on the road in support of this spring’s The World’s Best American Band – a collection of affected, infectious classic rock revival. Tickets and information can be found here; watch a live clip of “The Stack” below.

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Just Announced: Blondie and Garbage team up at The Mann this summer

Blondie | courtesy of the artist | photo by Alexander Thompson
Blondie | courtesy of the artist | photo by Alexander Thompson

Here’s a doubleheader blast from the past! Legendary outfits Blondie and Garbage are joining forces for a summer fling dubbed The Rage and Rapture Tour, and today they’ve announced an August 2nd date at The Mann. Debbie and Shirley will be touring behind new records with their respective bands, the former with the also-just-announced Pollinator (out May 5th) and the latter with last year’s triumphant Strange Little Birds return.

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Jason Isbell brings new record to The Mann’s Skyline Stage this summer

Jason Isbell
Jason Isbell | Photo by Joe Del Tufo | joedeltufo.com

Jason Isbell has announced a summer tour that includes a stop at The Mann‘s Skyline Stage on July 29th. The string of dates coincides with the release of Isbell’s fifth solo record Something More Than Free, which follows up 2013’s acclaimed Southeastern LP. Tickets and information for the all-ages, outdoor concert will be available here on May 8th. Revisit his sold-out Keswick performance from earlier this year here, watch him perform “Cover Me Up” live at Austin City Limits, and listen to a new song, “24 Frames” below.

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German duo Milky Chance will perform at the Mann this Summer

Milky Chance | Photo by Carsten WIlde | via facebook.com/milkychancemusic
Milky Chance | Photo by Carsten WIlde | via facebook.com/milkychancemusic

German electropop duo Milky Chance just announced a tour this summer, following a winter North American run that sold out almost immediately. They’ll be playing the Skyline Stage at the Mann Center on July 28th.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Gaslight Anthem at The Mann, Parker Millsap at Tin Angel, The Gang Age at Bourbon & Branch and more…

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The Gaslight Anthem | photo by Drew Gurian | www.drewgurian.com/

New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem bring their new record Get Hurt to The Mann Center‘s Skyline Stage tonight.  Released earlier this year, Get Hurt follows the band’s 2012 LP Handwritten with a retuned style and updated aesthetic.  What was previously all retro and throwback rock to the early days of Springsteen is now modernized, though the group’s blue collar, everyman stories are still present.  Watch the video for the title track below and get tickets for the show with Jimmy Eat World and Against Me! here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Veruca Salt at TLA, Michael Franti and Spearhead at Mann Center, Conjunto Chapptoin y Sus Estrellas at World Cafe Live

Photo Credit: Gary Kordan
Photo by Gary Kordan

Chicago alt-rocke four-piece Veruca Salt will be at TLA tonight.  The band reunited after a fifteen year (too) long hiatus, and have been touring all around the U.S.  About a month ago, they released a new single titled “It’s Holy,” which you can hear below. Find tickets for the all ages show here. Doors open at 7pm.

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Disco Biscuits announce an expanded three day City Bisco: A weekend filled with music and dance parties in September

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Philly’s favorite jam band, The Disco Biscuits, recently announced their 3-day City Bisco from September 25-27. Their first stop will be the Trocadero on the 25th, the Electric Factory on the 26th, and the Mann on the 27th. A limited amount 3-day passes will go on sale today at NOON. Go here for tickets and more information. Below, get into the groove with the Biscuits.

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Just Announced: Neutral Milk Hotel returns on 7/21 for a show at The Mann

 

Neutral Milk Hotel | photo via www.glidemagazine.com
Neutral Milk Hotel | photo via www.glidemagazine.com

In the wake of two instantly sold-out shows in Philadelphia last week, Neutral Milk Hotel have announced a tour extension that brings them back to town for a show at The Mann on July 21st.  Jeff Mangum and his band released two studio albums in the 90s that reached the height of their popularity after the band’s dissolution, but they have been back in the spotlight since Mangum’s recent solo tours, despite no new material since 1998.  Tickets will go on sale February 7th; more information will be available here.