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Josh Olmstead: “People Can Change, and Great Divides Can be Bridged.”

Source: Jump Philly

The Josh Olmstead Band will play the Peacock Room at Philadelphia Brewing Company on Sunday, celebrating the decade since they released their debut album, Charms. We hung out with the guys the other day at their rehearsal space at The Sound Gallery Studios. And we spoke to Josh about the project and what he’s been doing […]Josh Olmstead: “People Can Change, and Great Divides Can be Bridged.”

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In Concert: Will Lizzo Finally Happen?

Source: All Things Go

On a small stage in midtown Manhattan Lizzo was busting a move on a Thursday night. The hero of the Minneapolis scene, who once recorded with Prince and has her first major label full length coming out in the indeterminate future, performed her brand of body positive rap and soul before a crowd of excited […]

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Bleachers @ The Fillmore with Bishop Briggs and Amy Shark.

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Alicia Kay. The Bleachers‘ concert at The Fillmore began with an appearance from the adorable Australian singer/songwriter Amy Shark. She joked that she’s far from home but when the Bleachers call you up to open for them, you immediately hop on a plane to the States. Shark performed singles such as […]Bleachers @ The Fillmore with Bishop Briggs and Amy Shark.

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Funksgiving: Nik Greeley and the Operators @ MilkBoy with West End Blend.

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Chip Frenette. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? For Nik Greeley and the Operators, it’s funk. And they served it up at MilkBoy  non Friday. After a day of fighting for $99 flat screens, followed by devouring leftover-turkey sandwiches, the funk faithful found their way to the Chestnut Street club. […]Funksgiving: Nik Greeley and the Operators @ MilkBoy with West End Blend.

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Bully @ The Church with Aye Nako.

Source: Jump Philly

Text by Mike DiGuilmi. Images by Ben Wong. Escaping the frigid cold, attendees arrived at the First Unitarian Church Tuesday evening to see rock band of Nashville origins, Bully, and opening act, Aye Nako. Descending the concrete steps before providing their name in the corridor, ticket holders were welcomed into church’s intimate byob, grungy VIP-esq […]Bully @ The Church with Aye Nako.

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Phoebe Ryan @ The Foundry.

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Alicia Kay. New Jersey native Phoebe Ryan kicked off her 2017 fall tour at The Foundry last month. Having written for big names such as Britney Spears and Melanie Martinez, Ryan is a veteran songwriter. She wowed the crowd with her signature electro-pop sound. Beginning with “Mine,” a fan favorite from […]Phoebe Ryan @ The Foundry.

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The Dears @ Boot & Saddle.

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Ben Wong. The Dears performed  in Philly on Saturday, the last East Coast show for a while for the veteran indie rockers from Montreal. They brought their Times Infinity Volume Two Tour with indie-pop singer Lou Canon as the opener to Boot & Saddle and opened with “Taking it to the […]The Dears @ Boot & Saddle.

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“Turn Up The Drums”: Death From Above at Brooklyn Steel

Source: All Things Go

The middle-aged men were wearing leather jackets, holding beers and scratching beards they decided they would die in. It front, was the large, elephantine logo of Canadian mid-scene noisemakers, Death From Above: an appropriation of the cover of their 2004 debut, You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine, released when the band recorded under the name […]

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Strand of Oaks, Cayetana and More @ World Cafe Live for the Philly Music Fest.

Source: Jump Philly

Video by Cady Elliott. Images by G.W. Miller III. The inaugural Philly Music Fest happened last weekend at World Cafe Live, with hundreds of people experiencing the likes of Strand of Oaks (below), Cayetana, Ceramic Animal, Ivy Sole, New Sound Brass, Pine Barons, Skull Eclipses and more … all under one roof. For those in […]Strand of Oaks, Cayetana and More @ World Cafe Live for the Philly Music Fest.

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The War on Drugs @ The Dell Music Center with Land Of Talk.

Source: Jump Philly

  Images by Natalie Piserchio. The War on Drugs, which released their newest album last month, performed al fresco last night at The Dell Music Center as part of former Philadelphia Eagle Connor Barwin‘s Make The World Better foundation. Proceeds from the event will go toward assisting children, families and parks in the city. Land […]The War on Drugs @ The Dell Music Center with Land Of Talk.

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Esperanza Spalding @ SoFar Sounds/Amnesty International with Shamir and Maitland.

Source: Jump Philly

Text by Maya Winneg. Images by Abi Raymaker.  Esperanza Spalding, Shamir and Maitland shared their talents in a Rittenhouse Square home Wednesday night as a part of the global “Give a Home” concert series to raise money supporting refugees and the efforts of Amnesty International. SoFar Sounds, an organization that hosts secret house shows in locations around […]Esperanza Spalding @ SoFar Sounds/Amnesty International with Shamir and Maitland.

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Wax Future: “All We Really Want is a Connection.”

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Chip Frenette. Heavy metal guitar, samples, hip hop beats and bubble machines are just the beginning of the experience that is Wax Future live, on stage. Working the way through their summer tour with three dates left, the Manayunk-based act, Wax Future, recently opened up day two on the office stage […]Wax Future: “All We Really Want is a Connection.”

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Kevin Hart Day at @ Max’s Cheesesteaks with Freeway, Chill Moody and Bria Marie.

Source: Jump Philly

Philly celebrated Kevin Hart‘s 38th birthday yesterday with a party in front of Max’s Cheesesteaks on Erie Avenue, about a block away from where the comedian grew up. Mural Arts painted his likeness on the side of the building, enshrining the hometown hero who is said to be the highest paid comedian in the world […]Kevin Hart Day at @ Max’s Cheesesteaks with Freeway, Chill Moody and Bria Marie.

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Chon @ Union Transfer with Covet, Tera Melos and Little Tybee.

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Rick Kauffman. Chon released their newest LP, Homey, on Friday and celebrated with a a sold-out show at Union Transfer. The stage was a tropical paradise of illuminated palm trees and pink-washed color, offering a fitting backdrop to the math rock quartet from San Diego. The band has evolved in short time from a heavy, […]Chon @ Union Transfer with  Covet, Tera Melos and Little Tybee.

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Brian Walker: “Music is a Reflection of Reality.”

Source: Jump Philly

  Today, we’re premiering the new video from A Day Without Love, the longtime project from Brian Walker and his crew. It’s the first single from their 2016 album, Solace. Next month, they’ll set out for a tour with Izzy Heltai that will take them through the Midwest and down South. We caught up with Brian […]Brian Walker: “Music is a Reflection of Reality.”

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Biffy Clyro @ The TLA with O’Brother.

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Brendan Menapace. You’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who hits a guitar as hard as Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil. He really hammers it. It’s always the same motion: his knees bend and he slams his fist into his strings with the full-body follow-through of someone looking to win a fight and […]Biffy Clyro @ The TLA with O’Brother.

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BalletX: A New Version of “The Last Glass.”

Source: Jump Philly

BalletX co-founder and choreographer Matthew Neenan has revived his 2010 work, “The Last Glass” and is bringing the new version to the Wilma Theater next week as part of the company’s annual Spring Series performances which begin next week. Although the original piece has toured the country, this is the first time Neenan’s ten dancers […]BalletX: A New Version of “The Last Glass.”

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