Tonight’s Concert Picks: Melody Gardot at The Merriam Theater, Marco Benevento at Underground Arts and Goddamnit at The Fire

Melody Gardot | Photo courtesy of the artist
Melody Gardot | Photo courtesy of the artist

Melody Gardot has built an impressive resume for someone just now hitting their third decade. The Philadelphia-based jazz and blues singer has been nominated for a Grammy and has been compare to legendary singers like Nina Simone and Judy Garland. Tonight she will take those talents to The Merriam Theater starting at 8 p.m. For more information on the show tonight click here.

Experimental jazz musician Marco Benevento implements a wide-variety of instruments in wider sound, a technique that he will feature tonight during his show at Underground Arts. Benevento will be playing in support of his new record, Swift, beginning at 8 p.m. Click here for more information on tonight’s show.

Philly-based band Goddamnit describe the group’s music as “post-punkmocore”, and whatever that means, one thing is for sure, these guys rock. The Fishtown band will take their high-energy rock and roll to The Fire Philly tonight with fellow Philly area rockers Diff’rent Folks, Line Leader and Glenn Mattews. Head over to the XPN Concert Calendar for more info.

Also playing tonight, singer-songwriter Dylan LeBlanc opens for David Ramirez at World Cafe Live. Go here for more information about the show. LeBlanc has a new release on the way, The CAUTIONARY TALE, featuring Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, and is produced by John Paul White (Civil Wars) and Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes).

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