The Week Ahead: Kelela, Matt Cappy, Combo Chimbita, Diet Cig and more

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Combo Chimbita | photo by Itzel Alejandra Martinez | courtesy of the artist

Even on a slow week, you’ve still got fourteen amazing concerts to choose from — that’s how you know you’re living in a great music city. From Kelela at the TLA tonight to Greg Sover at the Sellersville on Sunday, here’s what’s going on in and around Philly over the next seven days.

Tuesday 2/27: Kelela at the TLA

Possibly a real life fairy, Kelela is coming to Philly to sing the lullabies and anthems from her debut album Take Me Apart. With her smooth and airy vocals and whimsical electronic beats, it’s sure to be a beautiful show at the TLA tonight. // 8:30p.m., $22.50, AA // TIX + INFOMadorne Lemaine

Tuesday 2/27: Zeshan B at World Cafe Live

Chicago singer and multi instrumentalist Zeshan B brings his unique soul and rock sound to Philly this week, with eclectic hip hop artist Kuf Knotz opening. Zeshan B blends his Indian/Pakistani heritage with the blues and soul music he grew up with to create everything from civil rights anthems to city love songs. // $15, 8:00 p.m., AA // TIX + INFOM.L.

Wednesday 2/28: Coping Skills at Everybody Hits

Philly punk/indie pop duo Coping Skills are back at the batting cages. If you’re looking for a space to scream about the woes of being a 20-something in the age of the internet, this is the gig for you. Mover Shaker, Greet Death and Who Loves You open. // $10, 8:00 p.m., AA // TIX + INFO – M.L.

Wednesday 2/28: Matt Cappy at World Cafe Live

Esteemed “East Philly” trumpet player Matt Cappy is stepping further into the spotlight to perform music from his debut album Church and State at World Cafe Live this Wednesday. He’s worked with a laundry list of legends from Michael Jackson to Marvin Sapp to Jay-Z, he’s finally focusing on his own material, and playing a hometown Philly show tonight. // $12-$15, 8 p.m., AA // TIX + INFOM.L.

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