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Who’s playing tonight? (Tuesday, January 31)

See more upcoming shows with the Philadelphia Concert Calendar. – Brass Heaven, w/Mun, Close to Good @ The Blockley – 8 PM. FREE. 21+. – Burden, Ominous Black @ The Level Room – 9 PM. $6. 21+. – Cleared, Mind Over Mirrors, James Plotkin @ Highwire Gallery – 7:30 PM. $6. – Fantasy Square Garden, […]

Feist announces U.S. Spring tour, playing at the Academy of Music in May

Feist will hit the road in the U.S. again this Spring in support of her latest album Metals. The tour will get started at Coachella before heading east. On May 8th, it will stop in Philadelphia to perform at the gorgeous Academy of Music. Other stops included are in NYC, Boston, D.C., Nashville, and New […]

Stream Dr. Dog’s new album Be the Void and their free at noon performance

With a musical guest spot scheduled for Dr. Dog next week on TBS’ Conan (on February 8th), TeamCoco.com is now streaming the band’s new album Be the Void in full. The album will be released next Tuesday, February 7th. Last Friday, Dr. Dog stopped by World Cafe Live to play a sold out Free At […]

Ticket Giveaway: Theophilus London @ Johnny Brenda’s

Brooklyn up-and-coming rapper Theophilus London will be performing at Johnny Brenda’s next Tuesday, February 7th, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away. Here are the rules: All entrants will be entered into a virtual hat and one winner will be selected at random. To enter, email swollenfoxgiveaways(at)gmail.com with the subject “Theophilus London […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Monday, January 30)

- Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers @ World Cafe Live (Down) – 7:30 PM. $35. – Dave Burrell + Han Bennink @ Philadelphia Art Alliance – 8 PM. $15. – I Am Not the Universe, Little Bear @ North Star Bar – 8 PM. FREE. 21+. – Spontaneous Underground @ Tritone – 9 PM. 21+. + […]

Stream and download another new Bowerbirds track “In the Yard”

With their new album The Clearing due out on March 6th, North Carolina indie-folk outfit Bowerbirds have shared a second track from the album. We’ve already heard the album’s opening track “Tuck in the Darkness.” Now you can hear and download the second track on the album “In the Yard.” Stream and/or download it below. […]

Video: Nada Surf – “When I Was Young”

Below, check out the video for Nada Surf‘s “When I Was Young” from their newest album The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy, which is out now. They will play live at the Theatre of Living Arts on Monday, April 9th. Tickets are available here.

Of Monsters and Men announce Spring tour, playing at the TLA

Iceland’s Of Monsters and Men are coming to America (and Canada) this Spring. The indie-folk six-piece has just announced a run of North American dates to follow their appearances at South By Southwest. The tour brings them to Philly’s TLA on April 3rd, the same day that they will release their debut album in the […]

Review (+ setlist): Aimee Mann @ World Cafe Live

(Review by Darren White) — For the record: as a 21 year-old recent college graduate, I was easily the youngest person at World CafĂ© Live on Thursday night by a good seven years. But the amazing thing about live music is its unique ability to transcend age, transporting aging hipsters and baby boomers alike to […]

Mogwai announce 2012 U.S. tour, reschedule Union Transfer show for June 12th

After postponing two U.S. tours in 2011, Mogwai will give it another shot here in 2012. Last April, they had to postpone a handful of U.S. shows, including a Philly show, due to problems getting into the country. After rescheduling the dates for late September, they again had to postpone the tour due to medical […]

Incubus, Cake, Angels & Airwaves to celebrate Radio 104.5’s 5th Birthday at Festival Pier

Philadelphia’s Radio 104.5 is celebrating their 5th birthday this year with a show at Festival Pier on Sunday, May 13th. To help celebrate, they’ve brought in Incubus to headline, along with Cake and Angels & Airwaves. More bands will be announced at a later date. Tickets will go on sale this Saturday at 10 A.M., […]

Stream the new Heartless Bastards album Arrow (playing at Union Transfer on 2/25)

Along with the new Sharon Van Etten album and Paul McCartney’s newest solo effort, NPR.org is now streaming Heartless Bastards‘ new album Arrow. It is the band’s fourth studio album, and their first on Partisan Records after leaving Fat Possum. You can stream the album here and you can see the Ohio-based four-piece live at […]

Stream Sharon Van Etten’s new album Tramp (playing at Johnny Brenda’s on 2/10)

Sharon Van Etten will make her Jagjaguwar debut with Tramp, her third full-length album, on February 7th. Three days later, Van Etten will kick off the first leg of her North American tour with a sold out show right here in Philly at Johnny Brenda’s. With the album release just over a week away, you […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Sunday, January 29)

- Abigail Williams, w/Immolith, Angelcrust @ Kung Fu Necktie – 8 PM. $8. 21+. – Caveman, w/Tha Itis, The Bansai Bills @ The Blockley – 8 PM. $7. 21+. – Chris Lind @ World Cafe Live (Up) – 8 PM. FREE. – Cowmuddy @ Fergie’s Pub – 8 PM. – Drake City, w/Free Grizzly Bear […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Saturday, January 28)

- Acoustic @ Warmdaddy’s – 7:30 & 10 PM. $15. – Ape School, Nightlands, w/Norwegian Arms @ Kung Fu Necktie – 8 PM. $10. 21+. – Bouyant Sea, Charmaines Names, Dirty Mountaintops @ Level Room – 9 PM. $6. 21+. – Broadside Electric, w/The Attic Stairs @ Milkboy (Ardmore) – 8 PM. $10. – Carsie […]

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