Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Dodos add second U.S. leg to world tour, playing the TLA


The Dodos are currently in the midst of a lengthy world tour in support of their new album, No Color. The tour started in Vegas about 3 weeks ago and included a stop at SXSW. They’re currently in Canada and …

Bell X1 announce dates (Philly date included), stream their new album


Ireland’s Bell X1 have announced U.S. tour dates in support of their new album, Bloodless Coup. The new album marks #6 for the band, which formed out of the band Juniper after Damien Rice’s departure. The tour kicks off on …

Sun Airway schedule headline gig at the First Unitarian Sanctuary


Well here’s a nice little surprise: local favorites Sun Airway will be headlining a show at the First Unitarian Church on June 3rd. The surprise is not the gig itself, rather that it will be a seated Sanctuary show, as …

Daniel Lanois’ Black Dub announces dates (playing TLA)


Last year, legendary producer Daniel Lanois (who just won Producer of the Year at the Juno Awards) released the debut self-titled album with his new project, Black Dub. The group consists of Lanois (piano, guitar), Daryl Johnson (bass), Trixie Whitley …

Lil Wayne played the Wells Fargo Center (setlist, videos)


The night after the Wells Fargo Center hosted Elton John, they played host for rapper Lil Wayne. Nicki Minaj was among the openers and she also joined Weezy for a couple of songs. A few barely decent videos have made …

Strand of Oaks, Joe Pug release split single, touring together


Last year, Tim Showalter, a.k.a. Strand of Oaks, released one of my favorite albums ever, called Pope Killdragon Beginning this Thursday, he’ll be playing songs from that brilliant album all over the country during a nearly two month-long tour supporting …

All Time Low, Yellowcard played the Electric Factory again (setlist, videos)


All Time Low played their second show at the Electric Factory on Saturday night. The sold out show followed a Tuesday night performance there (setlist and videos from that show can be found HERE). Yellowcard once again opened the show, …

The Antlers announce tour dates, playing FUC Sanctuary


As The Antlers gear up for the May 10th release of Burst Apart, the long-awaited follow-up to 2009’s critically acclaimed Hospice, they have announced a 20-date tour of North America. The tour starts on May 17th in Washington D.C. and …

Shows of the Week (March 28-April 3)


Monday – JUMP launch party with Mercury Radio Theater, Creeping Weeds and Lamagier @ National Mechanics – FREE Wednesday – The Felice Brothers with Diamond Doves @ First Unitarian Church – $20 Wednesday – Kaki King with Joe Robinson @ …

Preview: April in Philly


As the first quarter of the year comes to a close, let’s take a look at what’s ahead in the wonderful month of April (other than fun pranks and rain, of course). It’s been a great year for concerts so …

Elton John celebrated his birthday at the Wells Fargo Center (setlist, videos)


Elton John played a show at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night, which also happened to be his 64th birthday. Plenty of videos from the show are up on youtube, and you can see links to them along with …

The Felice Brothers announce new album, playing the Church on Wednsday


The Felice Brothers have announced details for their new album, titled Celebration, Florida. The 11-track disc will be the band’s 8th studio album and will be released on May 10th. It will be the band’s first album released through Fat …

Queens of the Stone Age played Electric Factory (setlist, videos)


Below check out the setlist and videos from the sold out Queens of the Stone Age show at the Electric Factory on Thursday night. Lots of credit due to Youtuber Chrismags22 for catching 9 of the 18 songs played. That’s …

Cold War Kids played Free At Noon and The Troc (setlist, videos)


Cold War Kids were in town yesterday, playing a Free At Noon set for XPN at the World Cafe Live, and later playing a sold out show at The Troc. NPR.org has the audio from the Free at Noon performance …

Where to find the Radiohead newspaper in Philadelphia


Next Tuesday (Monday in the U.K.), Radiohead will officially release the physical version of The King of Limbs. In conjunction with the release, they will also be giving away “The Universal Sigh”–a one-edition newspaper presumably all about Radiohead–on Monday and …