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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Big Thief at Boot & Saddle, Jacob Snider at World Cafe Live and Impressionist at Johnny Brenda’s

Photo by Michael Buishas via facebook.com/adriannelenkermusic
Photo by Michael Buishas via facebook.com/adriannelenkermusic

Brooklyn’s Big Thief, once the solo outlet for Adrianne Lenker and now a full-fledged band, are on the verge of finishing their first full length and poised to make a splash as they continue to develop their delicate yet powerful sound. Tonight you can catch them at Boot & Saddle as part of the Weathervane Music Residency alongside indie pop quartet Zuli. For more information on the show click here. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Edelweiss at Bourbon and Branch and Bulletproof Stockings at World Cafe Live

Photo via facebook.com/EdelweissOfficial
Photo via facebook.com/EdelweissOfficial
Edelweiss, formed in Stoudsburg, PA and made up of current Drexel students, are band who wears their brit indie-rock influences on their sleeve while showing the inspiring beginnings of a band formulating their own unique alternative sound. Tonight they will be at Bourbon and Branch with Bucks County’s psych-folk quartet, Upperfields. For tickets to the show or for more information go to the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Jesse Hale Moore at Boot & Saddle, The Whips at Ortlieb’s, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear at World Cafe Live

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Jesse Hale Moore | Photo courtesy of the artist.

Weathervane Music‘s residency at Boot & Saddle begins tonight with Jesse Hale Moore. The local musician has lent his talent to several bands in recent years (including Nightlands and Auctioneer) but release his own solo debut last month. Dave Hartley of Nightlands and War on Drugs produced “Every Time,” a sparkling, slow R&B gem that bridges Rhye and Sam Smith. Check it out below and pick up tickets for tonight’s 21+ show with Acres of Diamonds here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Jill Scott at Wells Fargo Center, Flightschool at TLA, Deb Callahan at World Cafe Live

Jill Scott | via facebook.com/missjillscott
Jill Scott | via facebook.com/missjillscott

If you haven’t watched Jill Scott‘s moving rendition of Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit,” you need to check it out here. If you have seen it and can’t get enough of it, then catch Miss Jill Scott tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. The three-time Grammy winner will be performing with classic R&B artists Bell Biv DeVoe and New Edition. Don’t miss this Holiday Jam tonight; get tickets and show information at the XPN Concert Calendar, and listen to “Fools Gold” below. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Christian McBride as DJ Brother Mister at World Cafe Live, Angel Haze at Underground Arts, The Ocean Blue at Chameleon Club, and more

Christian McBride | Photo via https://www.facebook.com/officialchristianmcbride
Christian McBride | Photo via https://www.facebook.com/officialchristianmcbride

DJ Brother Mister is the alter-ego of renowned Philly jazz musician Christian McBride. A recipient of three Grammys, McBride is one of the most successful and widely acclaimed bassists and composers of his generation, having performed and worked with the likes of D’Angelo, James Brown, Questlove, and Paul McCartney. As DJ Brother Mister, McBride switches things up, jumping behind a turntable and spinning a variety of R&B, funk, and soul hits, all while playing along with his bass. Tonight, he’s bringing the party to World Cafe Life. You won’t want to forget your dancing shoes for this one. Tickets can be found over at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Frankie Cosmos at First Unitarian Church, Summer Fiction at Boot and Saddle, Arc Divers at World Cafe Live

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Frankie Cosmos | photo via Facebook

As we announced earlier this week, indie faves Frankie Cosmos will be returning to Philadelphia tonight at the First Unitarian Church in support of their new EP Fit Me In. The tracks on this new record are short and punchy, and their show tonight should be just as energetic. Get tickets and show information at the XPN Concert Calendar, and check out Fit Me In after the jump. Continue reading →

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You won’t want to miss this: Graham Nash is playing World Cafe Live

Graham Nash | Photo courtesy of the artist
Graham Nash | Photo courtesy of the artist

Revered singer Graham Nash is stopping by World Cafe Live for two nights, on February 18th and 19th, as part of his upcoming “This Path Tonight” tour.

The rock and roll hall of famer is also set to release This Path Tonight, his first album of original material in fourteen years, in April 2016.

Tickets to the show go on sale December 4th at 10 AM. You can find more information about the show here. Continue reading →

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The Ocean Blue share unreleased track “City Traffic,” play World Cafe Live tonight

Ocean Blue
The Ocean Blue | photo via www.theoceanblue.com

Hershey, PA was put on the musical map back in 1989 thanks to the indie pop songs of The Ocean Blue. Still in high school when they signed their first deal with Sire Records, the four-piece went on to release several widely acclaimed albums including Cerulean and their self-titled debut – both of which the band will perform tonight at World Cafe Live.

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