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Ring in the New Year with DJ Jazzy Jeff

The Blockley Pourhouse has just announced it’s New Year’s Eve party, which will feature DJ Jazzy Jeff and an top shelf open bar from 9pm to 2am, all for the price of $85. Tickets are on sale now via ticketfly. If you decide to go, you should hope he does something like this:

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic are coming to Philly

…Well, coming to Glenside, technically, but close enough. There doesn’t appear to be any news of a tour for Clinton, but a link to a show on February 19 at the Keswick Theatre has popped up on Ticketmaster. Tickets are $29-$45 and go on sale TOMORROW (12/1) at 9 A.M., so get up early and […]

Jeff Beck announces 2011 U.S. tour (playing Keswick Theatre)

One of the greatest guitarists in rock history has announced a Spring tour that will see him play 11 cities over the course of 2+ weeks. His name is Jeff Beck. In case you’ve never heard of him, you should probably do a YouTube search and prepare to have your face melted. Beck’s second stop […]

Hear the new Iron and Wine single (plus a bonus track)

On Friday, Iron and Wine released a Record Store Day-exclusive single for “Walking Far From Home,” which will be on his new album Kiss Each Other Clean (due out January 19). The single will be available for online purchase tomorrow, but you can hear two songs from it right now (god bless the internet). Head […]

Shows of the Week (November 29-December 5)

Show of the Week: Friday, December 3 – The Antlers @ First Unitarian Church This week’s pick is a no-brainer for me, as one of my favorite bands right now will play the Church on Friday night. That band, as you can see, is The Antlers. Their sophomore release (yes, they do have another album) […]

Added Today: The Rox Box, Green Line Cafe, and plenty more

In addition to all of the shows listed below, all events at The Rox Box and the Green Line Cafe have been added today as well. The venues have also now been added to the venue map and list. December 1 – Graham Parsons & the Go-Rounds @ The Fire – $7 December 3 – […]

Added Today

November 30 – Thank You @ Danger Danger Gallery December 7, 14, 21 and 28 – Cookie Rabinowitz @ The Grape Room – $5 December 9 – A Cool Stick @ The Fire – $8 December 12 – Bells Bells Bells @ Kungfu Necktie – $5 December 12 – Dangerous Ponies @ The Fire – […]

Stuff You May Have Missed

Sufjan Stevens released a video for “Too Much.” A song from T.I.’s upcoming new album, No Mercy, leaked today. It’s called “Welcome to the World” and features Kanye and Kid Cudi. Gang of Four released a free EP. New Kids on the Block are back and are going on tour next year. They’ll come to […]

The Frames played the TLA over the weekend (setlist, videos)

covering Dylan’s “Girl From the North Country” “Revelate” The Frames @ TLA – November 19, 2010 (click song link for video) Early Bird Giving Me Wings Finally Underglass What Happens When the Heart Just Stops God Bless Mom The Stars Are Underground Fighting on the Stairs Seven Day Mile Happy Lay Me Down Girl from […]

Ray Davies cancels tour (including Philly stop)

According to a press release: “Ray Davies’ U.S tour dates have been cancelled. Ray personally did not want to cancel this tour but was ordered by his doctors not to fly or travel until his medical condition has stabilized to their satisfaction. At this moment, his doctors could not provide a time frame as to […]

Robyn announces tour (playing Electric Factory)

Today marked the release of the third and final part of Robyn’s 2010 album-trilogy, Body Talk. Today also saw the announcement that Robyn will tour in support of that album in January and February of the coming new year. The North American tour will start in Canada for 3 shows in 3 days, before heading […]

Check Out: Mayor Nutter rapping “Rapper’s Delight”

Over the weekend, The Key (XPN’s local music blog) posted an awesome video of Philly’s own Mayor Nutter rapping part of “Rapper’s Delight” at the opening of a Mitchell & Ness store. I just saw it this morning, and it made my day. I will be the first to admit I know next to nothing […]

The Pogues set March tour (no Philly shows)

Irish/English rockers The Pogues have set a March tour that will include stops in Baltimore, D.C., Boston and NYC, culminating on St. Patrick’s Day in NYC. Unfortunately for any Philly Pogues fans, Philadelphia has been left off the list of Northeast cities they’ll hit. Still, if you’re a big enough fan, you’ve got 6 shows […]

In Town Tonight: The Frames @ TLA (played Fallon last night)

The Frames are back on tour and will stop in Philly tonight for a show at the TLA. It is their 20th Anniversary tour and figures to be a pretty great show. Tickets are $35.25 after fees, and are still available, so pick up a ticket and check out Glen Hansard’s ridiculously awesome voice in […]

Songs in the Key of Philly

The Key, XPN’s fantastic music blog dedicated to local music, will premiere their 8-hour stream called “Songs in the Key of Philly” on Monday. After its initial stream, you can listen to the stream anytime you want at your own convenience. On top of all that, they’ll have this schedule of special studio sessions (with […]

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