Monthly Archives: July 2011

STS9 announce fall tour, playing Electric Factory in October


Sound Tribe Sector 9, often known simply as STS9, have announced a fall U.S. tour that will bring them to the Electric Factory on October 21st. Tickets are $22.50 and go on sale this Saturday, August 6th, at 12 PM. …

ART/GAGE: Celebrate Philly Creativity festival tomorrow (w/Swift Technique, Toy Soldiers, and more)


Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens on South Street will be putting on its 4th annual ART/GAGE festival tomorrow, which will close down the 1000 block of South Street to celebrate Philly creativity with live music, dance, poetry, interactive activities, and art. Here’s …

Reminder: The 2nd Street Festival is this Sunday


Just a reminder that the 3rd Annual 2nd Street Festival will invade Northern Liberties this Sunday from noon until 10 P.M. 2nd street between Germantown and Fairmount Avenues will be closed down to make way for music, beer gardens, workshops, …

Make Time tonight with Dom, Craft Spells, and Gardens & Villa


This slipped through the cracks and never made it onto my concert calendar, so I figured I’d make note of it for anybody who didn’t know. Tonight is the second-to-last Making Time hyper-rager of the summer at Voyeur Nightclub, featuring …

Mad Decent Block Party date and venue changed, now August 7th at The Piazza


Mad Decent has announced that their Philly block party this year, which was to take place August 6th outside of the Starlight Ballroom, has been pushed back a day to August 7th and will also take place at The Piazza …

Odd Future announce tour, playing Union Transfer


The increasingly popular hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, or simply Odd Future (or OFWGKTA) have announced that they will be embarking on their first full-fledged North American tour come this fall. After returning from a tour …

Birds of Avalon cancel August 24th show at Johnny Brenda’s


According to Johnny Brenda’s, the August 24th Birds of Avalon show has been cancelled. No reason has been given by the venue or the band for the cancellation. Refunds are available your the point of purchase.

Recently Added: The Throne, Ted Leo, Felice Brothers, Phantogram, and more


Kanye West and Jay-Z are without a doubt the highlight of this round of calendar additions, as they are set to bring “The Throne” to cities across America, coming to Philly on October 4th for a not-so-inexpensive show at the …

The Dude Hates Cancer hosting benefit concert at Johnny Brenda’s


On August 27th, The Dude Hates Cancer will host a benefit concert at Johnny Brenda’s to help support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Dude Hates Cancer campaign culminates each summer with a charity bowling event, followed by an after-party …

Carbon Leaf played XPoNential (setlist, video, photos, stream), playing holiday show at World Cafe Live


Yet another XPoNential artist has already announced their next Philly-area date, and this time it’s Carbon Leaf. They’ll be back on December 3rd for a show downstairs at the World Cafe Live. Tickets are $21 for floor standing, $31 for …

The Smithereens played XPoNential (setlist, photos), playing World Cafe Live next year


World Cafe Live has announced that The Smithereens, fresh off their performance at XPoNential this past weekend, will play Downstairs Live on Friday, January 20th. Tickets are $30 for floor and loge (standing room and reserved seating) and $40 for …

XPoNential Day 3: Photos, Videos, Setlists, and more


The 2011 XPoNential Music Festival has come and gone, so it’s now time to check out all of the photos, videos, setlists, reviews, interviews, and whatever else you can find from the weekend. 12 artists hit the two stages on …

Electric Factory offering “Beat the Heat” tickets for $15 (limited-time only)


As first reported by The Key, the Electric Factory is having a limited-time sale on four of their upcoming shows, selling “Beat the Heat” tickets for just $15 starting tomorrow at 10 AM. The sale ends on Thursday at 10 …

XPoNential Day 2: Photos, Videos, Setlists, and more


The 2011 XPoNential Music Festival has come and gone, so it’s now time to check out all of the photos, videos, setlists, reviews, interviews, and whatever else you can find from the weekend. 12 artists hit the two stages on …

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah played XPoNential (setlist, photos), release new song


Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are back in action and are gearing up for the release of their first full-length album since 2007. The new album, Hysterical, is set to be released on September 12th, but you can already hear …