Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Blockley announces New Years Eve and Day shows with Beth Hart


The Blockley has just announced its plans for celebrating the end of 2011 and beginning of 2012 with two special performances by Beth Hart. The Los Angeles singer-songwriter just released a new album with Joe Bonamassa this week, called Don’t …

Toy Soldiers and Jordan Hull release split EP


Philly’s Toy Soldiers and Jordan Hull have just released a six-song split EP titled Midweek Mountain Get Away. Recorded last fall in Philadelphia and finished this spring in Tennessee, features original songs by both Hull and Toy Soldiers, as well …

Who’s playing tonight? (Friday, September 30) (+ on sale today)


Lots to do tonight and many tickets to buy this morning. Check out the full list below and check out more upcoming concerts with the concert calendar.

Free Festival Alert: The Midtown Village Fall Festival is this Saturday


While Fishtown will be occupied by the RiverCity Festival on Saturday, Center City will be busy with the Midtown Village Fall Festival, which takes place from noon to 8 PM on 13th St between Locust and Chestnut Streets (and also …

Recently Added: Ryan Adams, Guns N Roses, Bob Seger, & more


More updates are still to come, but for now I thought I’d let you know what’s been added to the calendar so far this week. Ryan Adams, Guns N Roses, Allman Brothers Band, Bob Seger, The War On Drugs, and …

Free Festival Alert: The RiverCity Festival is this Saturday at Penn Treaty Park


This Saturday, the RiverCity Festival will invade Fishtown’s Penn Treaty Park from 12-5, beginning with a 5K Fun Run and featuring five bands and plenty of food and beer. Philadelphia Brewing Company and SixPoint Brewing will be providing the beer, …

Who’s playing tonight? (Thursday, September 29)


More than 20 concerts tonight throughout the city, highlighted by Ben Harper’s visit to the Electric Factory and Shellac playing at Union Transfer. The Kimmel Center will host k.d. lang, while at the smaller venues you can find West Philly …

Deer Tick & fun. playing UPenn on 10/14, tix on sale now


Just over a month ago, Deer Tick announced a fall tour that included a stop in Philly at the University of Pennsylvania on October 14th. But the show was taken off the band’s website and ticket information remained missing… until …

David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket releases new single and video: “Soon You’ll Be Gone”


David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket project continues with today’s release of it’s fourth track, “Soon You’ll Be Gone.” You can buy the track for $0.99 on iTunes or from Amazon. There’s also a video documenting the recording of the new …

Ticket Giveaway: Ray LaMontagne this Friday at The Mann Center


The Mann Center will host their final concert of the season this Friday with Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs and special guests Brandi Carlile and Dawn Landes. I’ve got a pair of tickets to giveaway to one lucky winner. …

Good Old War announce New Year’s Eve show at the TLA


Just three days removed from their headlining performance at the Philly F/M Sunday BBQ, Good Old War have announced a special New Year’s Eve performance at the TLA. They will call it “A Good Old New Year’s” and they will …

Who’s playing tonight? (Wednesday, September 28)


Lots to do tonight folks. Reading Rainbow, The Homophones, and Cat Vet are finally having their free show presented by VICE and Vitamin Water, which will be at Johnny Brenda’s. Tapes N’ Tapes are in town this evening at World …

The Walkmen to Headline Bloktoberfest 2011 Musical Lineup


I am very excited to deliver to you the official announcement of this year’s initial lineup for Bloktoberfest: Bloktoberfest is thrilled to announce that The Walkmen will perform as the headlining act at this year’s festival on Saturday, October 15th. …

The War On Drugs announce winter tour, playing Union Transfer


The War On Drugs just finished up their European tour last night in support of their new album Slave Ambient, but they won’t be taking much time off. They have just announced more tour dates, which will take all over …

Watch Grace Potter cover Jefferson Airplane and ZZ Top at the Electric Factory (+ setlist, more videos)


This past Friday night, while I was at Popped!, Grace Potter was playing a show at the Electric Factory. I was disappointed this show wasn’t on a better night, so hopefully she’ll come back to town soon. In the meantime, …