The Trocadero plays host to a loaded concert headlined by Chicago’s Saba. His big production rap nips at the heels of Chance the Rapper, relying on some classic flow to send his way into the musical wheelhouse of every hip-hop fanatic, and his Bucket List Project was one of last year’s highlights. The show is all ages, and more information can be found on our XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →
After taking over our airwaves for our Free at Noon concert, Strand of Oaks heads to Union Transfer for a headliner with Twin Limb. These Philly rockers just released their full-length banger Hard Love, so head out for some manic, high energy tunes. The show is all ages, and more information can be found on the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →
Brazilian tropicália outfit Os Mutantes perform at The Trocadero tonight. Formed in 1966, Os Mutantes shows are still joyous occasions, full of the psychedelic sounds and color that first put them on the map after the release of self-titled debut. This tour comes after the 2015 compilation Mande Um Abraço Pra Velha and will feature local musician Mitch Esparza opening. Watch Os Mutantes perform live on French TV below and pick up tickets for the all-ages show here.
After much anticipation, Creepoid celebrate the release of their new Burner EP at Kung Fu Necktie tonight. The local grunge-psych outfit are following up last year’s Cemetery Highrise Slum LP with a collection that is notably more restrained than their more recent output. They shared EP cut “Dripping Eyelids” with Brooklyn Vegan earlier this week – check that out here, watch “Dried Out” from last year’s LP below, and pick up tickets for the 21+ release show here.
Swedish favorites Peter, Bjorn and John will bring their latest Breakin’ Point LP stateside for a tour this fall, stopping at The Trocadero on September 23rd. The record marks the indie rockers’ seventh studio effort.
The Avett Brothers will headline the Mann Center tonight, previewing their forthcoming record True Sadness. It’s the band’s ninth studio record, so by now the brothers have developed a deep understanding of what makes them tick; Seth Avett detailed their influences, motives and thoughts in a letter earlier this spring, which you can read here. Listen to the title track below and pick up tickets for the all-ages show here.
Pusha T has made a career out of carrying on the spirit of the 90s.First as a member of The Clipse with his brother, and now as a solo artist and head of Kanye Wests GOOD Music label.
But, while he may be rooted in aesthetics that seem dated in a world taken over by an increasing crop of interesting DIY units, he’s taken hip-hop in to a brave new future.His flow is classic, but he’s never afraid to alliterate over more adventurous music than most of his peers.His content is steely and cold, but Pusha himself is an electrifying personality.
For this tour, which stopped at The Trocadero last night, he has chosen to put himself out on stage, alone and exposed, in times when most artists surround themselves with at least one hype-man. Continue reading →
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California rockers Eagles of Death Metal have added dates to their spring U.S. tour, including a show at The Trocadero on June 3rd, Founded by Jesse Hughes and Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, the band released its fourth studio album Zipper Down last year.
Trenton rap duo Agudos Clef are holding their record release party at The Trocadero Balcony tonight for their new album Teoria, which they will be playing in full. The event is sponsored by AfroTaino Productions. For more information, follow the link here.Continue reading →
Local DJ / producer / MC MH the Verb brings his live band to MilkBoy tonight. Verb’s performance is a multi-media experience, pulling together influences from many genres and time periods to create a fusion of art. The band spent 2015 working on a documentary series of their live shows in support of 2014’s The Balloon Guide. Check out “Blistered” below and get tickets and more information for the 21+ show at the WXPN Concert Calendar.