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Philly Concert Calendar: Recently Added

With the addition of The Twisted Tail to the Philly music scene, plus the recent addition of Milkboy’s Center City location, the concert calendar continues to grow. As of right now, the calendar lists more than 750 concerts. You can check out a list of the most recent additions to the calendar below.

Who’s playing tonight? (Wednesday, August 31)

Below is a list of all shows tonight in Philly. Check out the concert calendar to see more upcoming concerts. – Cranes Are Flying, w/With Our Teeth, Lamagier @ Kung Fu Necktie (FREE) (21+) – H-Shellz, Marcus Black @ The Blockley (21+) – Hopscotch Injury, Funktrax, Henry’s Rifle @ The Grape Room (21+) – I […]

Rescheduled shows post-Irene

With Hurricane Irene in the rear-view mirror and the weather ahead particularly gorgeous, let’s take a look at the shows that have been rescheduled after having to cancel over the weekend due to the storm. Most concerts on Saturday and Sunday were canceled, but several (so far) were able to secure new dates for the […]

David Uosikkinen releasing new In the Pocket song, playing release party at WCL

The Hooters’ David Uosikkinen has been busy recording what he feels are “the essential songs of Philadelphia” for his project In the Pocket. The project has already released three songs: “All My Mondays,” “Open My Eyes,” and “You Can’t Sit Down.” On October 3rd, the fourth single from the project, “Soon You’ll Be Gone,” will […]

The Vaccines cancel fall tour (including POPPED! appearance), singer needs surgery

The Vaccines have announced the cancelation of their entire North American tour, which was set to begin on September 8th in Seattle. The tour would have brought them to the POPPED! Music Festival at FDR Park on September 24th, but lead singer Justin Young needs his third throat surgery of the year. Below is the […]

Richie Furay plots short U.S. tour (playing WCL)

With his reunion tour with Buffalo Springfield postponed until 2012, Richie Furay has mapped out a short U.S. tour with his own band, with more dates to come soon. The Richie Furay band will hit Philly’s World Cafe Live on November 7th, after stops in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio. After Philly, the tour will […]

The Twisted Tail bar & restaurant opening initial live music schedule

The Twisted Tail is a new bar, restaurant and live music venue located at 509 S 2nd St, just below Lombard Ave. The restaurant’s live music takes place upstairs in the “Juke Joint,” designed after an old-school Southern music hall. A press release from The Twisted Tail has announced their opening music lineup, which begins […]

Photos: Philly Folk Fest (Sunday, August 21)

The final day of the 50th Folk Fest was 9 days ago, but I couldn’t find the time to get the pictures up until now. I apologize for the delay. You can find pictures from Friday night here and Saturday here. The rain was at its worst on the final day of the Folk Fest, […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Tuesday, August 30)

Below is a list of all shows tonight in Philly. Check out the concert calendar to see more upcoming concerts. – Aiden James @ Tin Angel (21+) – beta hi-fi Music Festival (finals) @ World Cafe Live (downstairs) – Brass Heaven @ The Blockley (FREE) (21+) – John Salamone Band, Lightnining @ Teri’s Diner (FREE) […]

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds playing Academy of Music this November

UPDATE: All five U.S. tour dates (plus the two Toronto shows) have officially been announced and can be seen at the end of this post. After their sold-out UK tour in October, Noel Gallgher’s High Flying Birds will travel stateside for a small run of dates in November, most of which are yet to be […]

Stream the new Blitzen Trapper album, watch a new video

Blitzen Trapper are just two weeks away from the release of their new album, American Goldwing. In advance of the official release on September 13th, the band has premiered a new music video at Magnifier. The video is for “Love the Way You Walk Away” and you can watch it below. The bigger news, however, […]

Stream Blind Pilot’s new album (playing Union Transfer 11/03)

Wild Flag isn’t the only Portland-based band with a new album streaming now; NPR is also now streaming Blind Pilot‘s new album, also due out on September 13th. The band’s sophomore record, We Are the Tide, follows up their 2008 debut 3 Rounds and a Sound. You can stream the new album here, Like Wild […]

Stream Wild Flag’s debut album (playing Union Transfer 10/19)

Wild Flag, a band consisting of former members of Sleater-Kinney (Carrie Brownstein, Janet weiss), Helium (Mary Timony), and The Minders (Rebecca Cole), will release their self-titled debut album on September 13th. The wonderful NPR.org, however, has your exclusive first listen to the full album. You can stream the whole thing here. Wild Flag will be […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Monday, August 29)

Below is a list of all shows tonight in Philly. Check out the concert calendar to see more upcoming concerts. – Advance Base, with Concern @ First Unitarian Side Chapel – Alex Goot, with Tiffany Alvord, Luke Conrad, and Big Big Plans @ North Star Bar – ANR, with Moon Bounce and Tygerstrype @ Kung […]

Videos: Black Cab Sessions USA hits Philadelphia (Strand of Oaks, Sunny Day in Glasgow)

Late last year, the popular UK mini-concert series Black Cab Sessions was in the U.S.A. traveling the country and filming bands playing music in the back of their black cab. Some videos from the USA sessions are finally available over at babelgum.com. Below, check out Philly’s Strand of Oaks performing “Sterling” on a banjo with […]

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