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Roots Picnic 2011 Lineup Announced (Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Dismemberment Plan)

In case you were also away from your computer for the last few hours, let me be the one to tell you that The Roots have announced the date and lineup for their 4th Annual Roots Picnic at Festival Pier. The all day festival will be on Saturday, June 4th and will feature the following […]

Flogging Molly played the Electric Factory (videos, setlist)

Flogging Molly played a sold out show at the Electric Factory on Friday night. Setlist.fm has the setlist and plenty of videos have found their way onto YouTube. Below check out a video, along with the setlist and links to videos of each song I could find. Flogging Molly @ Electric Factory – Friday, February […]

Donald Glover (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) announces IAMDONALD tour

Donald Glover, who plays Troy Barnes in the hilarious NBC show Community, has announced a month-long North American tour. The Derrick Comedy funny man is not just a stand-up comic though, he also has a rapping alter ego called Childish Gambino. Gambino has built a catalog of 3 full-lengths (last year’s Culdesac being the latest) […]

Shows of the Week (February 28-March 6)

Wednesday-Sunday – Blindspot Festival The Blindspot Festival is “an adventure – one where the space between movement and sound; between composition and improvisation; between choreography and concerts – can change your field of vision.” The music and dance festival kicked off last week and will resume on Wednesday after today and tomorrow off. Wednesday’s pipe […]

Third and Final Folkadelphia Concert this Sunday!

With two extremely fun and successful installments in the bank, the Folkadelphia Concert Series will come to a close this Sunday afternoon. The final installment will feature a performances by Meg Baird and Arborea. The final Q&A will be moderated by the voice of XPN’s The Folk Show, Gene Shay. Arborea will be the first […]

Southeast Engine releasing new album, playing The M Room (+ free download)

Ohio’s Southeast Engine are preparing to release their newest album, Canary, on March 29th via Misra Records (home of Destroyer, Phosphorescent, The Black Swans). The new album will be the band’s fifth album and follows up their well-received 2009 album From the Forest to the Sea. Below you can stream and download track 8 from […]

What is the Blindspot Festival?

Ok, so I’m a little late on this news. Fine: very late, considering the Blindspot Festival started yesterday. Despite my tardiness, it deserves a post because I’m sure others don’t know much about it either. From what I can tell, it is a very interesting new music and dance festival that stresses improviastion and includes […]

Videos: George Clinton played the Keswick, Vusi Mahlasela played WCL

Over the past week, a couple of legendary musicians have played shows in Philly. Last Saturday, it was funk-legend George Clinton at the Keswick Theater. And on Wednesday Vusi Mahlasela played a show at the World Cafe Live (downstairs). The latter may not be as well known, but he’s a legend in the eyes of […]

Trey Anastasio played the Electric Factory (video, setlist)

Trey Anastasio’s Acoustic + Electric tour stopped in Philly last night, one of a few good shows to catch around town. He played 12 acoustic solo songs to start off the night, before bringing his band on for the rest of the 31-song set. Below, check out a decent video by Youtube user jackieraczka below, […]

Galactic played The Trocadero (videos, pics, setlist)

Galactic, one of the best bands in the NOLA-Funk business, played at The Trocadero last night, bringing along special guests Corey Henry and Cyrill Neville. Unfortunately for me, I couldn’t make the show. Fortunately for others, a friend of mine could and was able to shoot a couple of videos and snap some pictures. She […]

Added Today

Another calendar udpate, including catching up on The Fire’s schedule after weeks of neglect…

Weird Al announces U.S. tour dates, playing the Keswick

The perennial spoof-songwriter has announced 2011 U.S. tour dates in May, as well as a couple of dates in September. Weird Al Yankovic will tour Australia in March before kicking off a short U.S. tour on May 19th in New Jersey. The next night, Weird Al will stop in Glenside for a show at the […]

Philadelphia Concert Calendar: Added Today

Tons of additions all over the place, read on for the full list

Dave Matthews Band Caravan coming to Atlantic City?

Update: March 1, 2:23 P.M.: It seems as though the deal is officially done, according to the Press of Atlantic City. 12 hours of music for 3 days straight on June 24, 25 and 26 at Bader Field in Atlantic City. 11 A.M. to 11 P.M. each day, with a headline set by DMB each […]

TV On the Radio announce tour, will kick it off in Philly

TV On the Radio have announced a short April tour in support of their upcoming LP, Nine Types of Light. The album is due for the Spring, but has yet to be given a release date. The band’s tour will kick off in Philly at the Electric Factory on April 8th. Ticket info is yet […]

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