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XPN favorites Drive-By Truckers are out in Wilmington for a gig at World Cafe Live at the Queen. The Alabama-based group reflects on the highs and lows of modern Americana in their critically acclaimed 2016 release American Band. The show is all ages, and more information/tickets can be found on our XPN Concert Calendar.
Lancaster gets a blessing as Vundabar makes a stop at the Chameleon Club. The band’s pop sensibility recalls modern rockers like The Pixies, making the Boston trio ready to jam. The gig is all ages, and more ...
Drive-By Truckers | captured by Rich McKie for WXPN
Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers made a recently stop to World Cafe Live to record an extra-special World Cafe session, performing a perfectly politically charged set recorded on Election Day.
Electing to play selections from their 2016 release American Band, these Georgie-based boys blasted through four songs expressing views on the overall political state of this country. “I didn’t set out to write any of this stuff. It was kind of just what was eating at me” vocalist Patterson Hood says, as topics of gun violence ring in tunes like “Ramon ...
Innovative hip-hop band The Roots and alt-country group Drive-By Truckers are set to headline the 2016 edition of NYC’s Lowdown Hudson Music Fest, an annual free event held at Brookfield Place Waterfront Plaza on the Hudson River. The two day fest runs on July 12 & 13…
With a new album in tow, Alabama Shakes will play at The Mann Center on Thursday, September 17, with support from Drive-By Truckers. Tickets will go on sale next Saturday, April 25, at 10 a.m.; find more information here.
Alabama Shakes’ sophomore LP, Sound & Color, will be out next week; you can pre-order it here.
Alabama Shakes and the Drive-By Truckers are playing Philly on September 17 at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts. The Shakes return with their sophomore album, Sound & Color on April 21st. About the album, Ann Powers of NPR … Continued
Calling all power pop fans! Jay Gonzalez, from the Drive-By Truckers, is stepping out from behind the keyboards and releasing a solo EP, The Bitter Suite, on April 7th. The EP is a 13-minute, five-song power pop medley, and was … Continued
Monday, October 13
Garage-rock band The Orwells will return to Philly to play at Underground Arts in support of the sophomore album, Disgraceland. You may remember them as the guys who made David Letterman flip out…twice.
The Orwells @ Underground Arts – $15 – 21+ – Tickets
Tuesday, October 14
Behind his excellent new album, Steven Ellison brings Flying Lotus back to Philly on Tuesday night. You’re Dead! has won much praise already (it was released this past Tuesday) and will probably end up on some highly publicized best-of lists come year’s end.
The Electric Factory announced today Drive-By Truckers will play on October 18. The alternative country band is touring in support of its latest album, English Oceans, released back in March. This is the twelfth album for the southern band, and, like … Continued
Reuben and the Dark return to play at World Cafe Live tonight. The Calgary band consists of Reuben Bullock, Shea Alain, Dillon Whitfield and Kaelen Ohm. Their debut album, Funeral Sky came out last month. The music is slow, with spiritual undertones, … Continued
Drive-By Truckers are releasing a new album, English Oceans, on March 4th. It’s the band’s 12th album, and was recorded in a 13 day period last August. The songs on the Southern rockers’ album were written by Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley and continue to showcase their signature roots rock sound: dueling guitars, reliable, steady rhythms, keyboard floruishes and Patterson Hood’s yearning vocals. The Truckers have always had a lean towards Southern influenced classic rock and they uphold that tradition on the new album.
The new song, “Pauline Hawkins,” was inspired by a book that ...
Drive-By Truckers have added many spring tour dates to their schedule as they prepare to release their 10th LP, English Oceans, on March 4th via ATO Records. They’ll hit the road for some more U.S. shows (they are also on tour throughout January and into February) in mid-March with support from Blitzen Trapper. The tour will stop at Wilmington, Delaware’s World Cafe Live on Sunday, March 16th; tickets go on sale this Friday at noon via TicketFly. Check out their full tour schedule here.
Along with the tour announcement comes a new track from English Oceans; ...
XPN welcomes Polica to Union Transfer tonight. The Minneapolis achieved critical success following the release of their 2012 debut Give You the Ghost, spurred by singles “Dark Star” (which landed at #388 on last month’s 885 Greatest Songs of the New Millennium countdown) and “Wandering Star.” On their new record called Shulamith, Polica took their synth / bass / double drumset / vocal arrangements even deeper, creating an incredibly dark and heavy environment that verges on frightening at some points (while staying instantly catchy and intriguing). Tickets and information for tonight’s all-ages show with Marijuana Deathsquads can ...