Local Americana / rock outfit Song Dogs play MilkBoy Philly tonight. The six-piece released their debut full-length Wild Country in January after working with Bill Moriarty at Waking Studios in East Falls. Part Neil Young, part Jackson Browne, Wild Country is a collection of songs blending rock, folk and blues with a focus on storytelling. Tickets and information for tonight’s show with Joshua Popejoy and Music Box Dynamo can be found here. Listen to the title track of Wild Country below.
Singer-songwriter Sonja Sofya brings her full band to World Cafe Live upstairs tonight. Since moving to Philadelphia, Sofya has worked with Ross Bellenoit, Ryan Tennis and more while working on her own solo material. She visited Kettle Pot Tracks‘ Lafayette Hill studio recently to record a session for their On the Hill series – check out the video for “Que Sera” below. Tickets and information for tonight’s show with Aaron & The Spell can be found here.
Post-punk English band The Monochrome Set have come out of the woodwork for their first U.S. tour in 30 years and a new album called Platinum Coils. Getting their start in 1978 with singles released on Rough Trade, The Monochrome Set became known for their genre-melding sound that traced punk with art-pop and anticipated the impending surge of new wave peers. Tickets and information for tonight’s show at PhilaMOCA can be found here. Watch a video for “Eine Symphonie des Grauens” below.Milkboy Philly, PhilaMOCA, Song Dogs, Sonja Sofya, The Monochrome Set, World Cafe Live