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

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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.

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  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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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  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.

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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.”

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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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Katy Otto: Make Punk a Threat Again.

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Katy Otto has performed in numerous bands, including Trophy Wife and Callowhill. She also runs Exotic Fever Records. She crafted this essay for our DISSENT issue. There has never been a better time for us to come together and think about this as artists, musicians, writers, activists, punks, organizers. We need each other to build resistance, […]Katy Otto: Make Punk a Threat Again.

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Rodney Anonymous: We Need to Organize. Now.

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Rodney Anonymous is a member of the legendary Philly punk band The Dead Milkmen. He crafted this essay for our DISSENT issue. Remove your shoes / laptop in a tray/ Trade a little freedom for a little safety. – Angelspit, “Thanks for Your Cooperation” In an alternate reality, Bernie Sanders won the 2016 presidential race. And […]Rodney Anonymous: We Need to Organize. Now.

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MINKA: It’s Not a Show. It’s a Carnival.

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To see MINKA is to experience art. Pretty surreal art. They are about so much more than just their good-time, funky sounds. You will dance at one of their performances, for sure. But you may also have your life altered by what you see, hear and experience.  The band headlines The Foundry on Saturday in an event […]MINKA: It’s Not a Show. It’s a Carnival.

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Thursday @ The Fillmore.

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Text and images by Rick Kauffman. The return of Thursday to Philadelphia last week came far too long for a band that lives so close – just a hop over the bridge and a jaunt up the New Jersey Turnpike. Last week, the band Thursday settled into the new digs at the Fillmore Philly and […]Thursday @ The Fillmore.

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Beartooth @ The Liacouras Center with Bring Me The Horizon and Underoath.

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Text, images and video by David Lisowski. Caleb Shomo, singer of the rock band Beartooth, is no stranger to large stages. Having signed to Rise Records at the age of 15 as a member of the band Attack Attack!, Shomo has experienced the gamut of music industry success at just 24 years old. Adding another […]Beartooth @ The Liacouras Center with Bring Me The Horizon and Underoath.

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The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience @ The Wells Fargo Center.

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Text by Jennifer Granato. Images by Dana Ricci. Last week, the Wells Fargo Center came alive with music from the seven kingdoms of HBO’s hit TV series “Game of Thrones.” The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience was an immersive, multimedia event that made concertgoers forget that they were sitting in the same arena that on […]The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience @ The Wells Fargo Center.

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Rozes: “I Want my Music to be Able to Speak to Everyone.”

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Rozes, the Montgomery County native who also goes by Liz Mencel, blew up when her 2015 track with The Chainsmokers rose to the top of the dance charts last winter. She’s been non-stop busy ever since, collaborating with the next wave of pop stars, performing all over the place and preparing her debut LP, which […]Rozes: “I Want my Music to be Able to Speak to Everyone.”

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Elissa Janelle Velveteen: The Popaganda Machine.

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Text by Brianna Spause. Images by Brianna Spause and Ben Wong. Sheltered. Censored. Segregated. That’s how Elissa Janelle Velveteen, 30, describes growing up in a loving, yet conservative household, as a preacher’s daughter. “Music was the bridge for me to get out,” Velveteen says. “I grew up singing in the church choir, where the principle […]Elissa Janelle Velveteen: The Popaganda Machine.

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers @ The Wells Fargo Center.

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Text by Vince Bellino. Images by Brianna Spause. The Red Hot Chili Peppers took the stage at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday for a sold out night in support of their 2016 full-length, The Getaway. By the time openers Jack Irons and Trombone Shorty finished their performances, the venue was packed, with fans giving […]The Red Hot Chili Peppers @ The Wells Fargo Center.

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Run the Jewels @ The Electric Factory.

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Text by Will Macaluso. Images by Teresa McCullough. Run the Jewels kicked off the RUN THE WORLD TOUR at Electric Factory, playing to a sold out show. The hip hop super group comprised of El-P and Killer Mike brought to bear the talents their fans most adore them for – making them feel included. It’s […]Run the Jewels @ The Electric Factory.

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