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Today’s News: New Sly and the Family Stone, In Town Tonight, On Sale Soon

Sly Stone is returning with his first album in almost 30 years, titled I’m Back! Family & Friends. It will be released on August 16th. The album will feature three previously-unreleased songs, as well as reworkings of some of Sly’s hits, including “Dance to the Music” (featuring Ray Manzarek). Other guests include Jeff Beck, Bootsy […]

Schedule for this Sunday’s Mercer St. Block Party

This Sunday, July 3rd, Cloud Entertainment will be presenting a FREE block party in Fishtown that will feature 7 bands, plus food, drinks, and a live mural. Things get started at 2 PM at 219 Mercer St. with Tin Horses. Also playing the block party will be Conversations with Enemies, Cheers Elephant, Crills Wilson, bandname, […]

PNC Bank Arts Center to host TaKLIBERTY festival, Coldplay headlining (UPDATE: CANCELED)

Update: June 30, 12:54 P.M. Just 10 days after the festival was announced, it has been CANCELED “due to unforeseen circumstances” according to the official website. Refunds are available at the point of purchase. Original Post: June 20, 9:51 A.M. Rock 101.9 RXP has announced the first ever TaKLIBERTY Festival, which will take place on […]

Philly Concert Calendar: Recently Added

Among this week’s calendar additions: Mike Doughty @ the TLA; Andrew Lipke @ the Tin Angel; Grace Potter & the Nocturnals @ Electric Factory; Medeski, Martin & Wood @ Electric Factory; The Besnard Lakes @ Johnny Brenda’s; The Asteroid #4 @ Kung Fu Necktie; WHYY Connections Festival with Dr. Dog @ River Stage at Great […]

Wilco announce album release date, tour dates (no Philly stop)

Wilco will release their eighth studio album, The Whole Love, on September 27th, when they’ll already be 7-dates into a just-announced summer/fall North American tour. The announcement comes after a weekend that the band debuted two new songs live at their Solid Sound Festival. They have also already released the album’s first single, “I Might,” […]

Beirut is going on tour, playing Electric Factory in November

With their first album in nearly four years set to come out this August, Beirut have plotted a fall tour for the United States that will bring them to the Electric Factory on November 13th. Ticket information for the show is yet to be released, so stay tuned. In the meantime, check out the lead […]

Dave Matthews Band Caravan: Sunday Recap (review, videos, setlists, pictures)

Day 3 of the Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Atlantic City couldn’t have started any better for me. I kicked off the final day with a fantastic Flying Fish Farmhouse Ale and one of my favorite bands in the world right now, Dawes. I am far from ashamed to admit that I am deep in […]

Morning News: Tennis cover Brenda Lee, Megafaun and Zola Jesus announce new albums, new Coldplay video, and In Town Tonight

Tennis has released a cover of Brenda Lee’s 1964 song “Is It True,” which you can listen to and download here. Megafaun has announced some details of their next album, which will be self-titled. Zola Jesus has also announced a new album today, titled Conatus and due out October 4th in the U.S. Coldplay has […]

Dave Matthews Band Caravan: Saturday Recap (review, videos, setlists, pictures)

After a gorgeous first day of the festival, the DMB Caravan continued in Atlantic City on Saturday with another day of wonderful weather and great music. Vusi Mahlasela set the tone early with a joyful set that displayed both his songwriting and vocal talents. While many stayed put at the Atlantic Stage after Vusi’s set […]

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals played DMB Caravan (video, setlist), add Electric Factory show in September

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals were one of many of the fantastic acts to be a part of this past weekend’s Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Atlantic City. But if you weren’t able to be there or catch their set, you’ll have the chance to see them in Philly on September 23rd at the Electric […]

Today’s News: Bjork debuts new songs live, new videos from Drake and Mastodon

Bj√∂rk debuted 10 new songs live last night, all from her upcoming new album Biophilia. You can watch some of them HERE. A few new music videos have premiered today, including Drake’s “Marvin’s Room” and Mastodon’s “Deathbound.” Dr. Dog will headline a FREE concert at Penn’s Landing for the WHYY Connections Festival on September 3rd. […]

Dr. Dog played the DMB Caravan (setlist, videos), playing FREE show at Penn’s Landing

Philadelphia’s music scene was very well represented over the weekend at the Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Atlantic City, perhaps most so by Dr. Dog. Fresh off the heels of their rousing Sunday afternoon performance at the Caravan’s Atlantic Stage, it has been announced that Dr. Dog will headline a FREE show at Penn’s Landing’s […]

Review: Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds @ DMB Caravan (+ setlist, videos)

The most anticipated non-DMB set of the DMB Caravan this past weekend was, of course, the 45-minute Saturday set by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds on the Atlantic Stage. The stage was packed for the short but satisfying set that helped bring in the largest crowd of the weekend at Bader Field, and Dave and […]

WHYY Connections Festival announced (includes FREE show with Dr. Dog, The Baseball Project)

This year’s WHYY Connections Festival will take place at The Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing on Friday and Saturday during Labor Day Weekend (September 2nd and 3rd), and, oh yeah, it’s FREE. On Friday, there will be an advanced screening of the first episode of Ken Burns’ new documentary Prohibition. Prior to the screening, Hot […]

Dave Matthews Band Caravan: Friday Recap (review, videos, setlists, pictures)

The Dave Matthews Band Caravan made its first stop of the summer this weekend at Bader Field in Atlantic City. The 3-day festival brought in some great acts across 3 stages, with each night culminating with a full Dave Matthews Band set. I’ll be posting videos, pictures, reviews and links relating to the festival throughout […]

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