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SpongeBob musical (ft songs by Bowie, Flaming Lips & more) comes to Broadway in November

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Previews start November 6 with the official opening night on December 4.

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Nelsonville Fest 2017 lineup (Ween, TMBG, Emmylou Harris, Conor Oberst, Jenny Lewis, more)

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The Ohio music festival also includes Rodriguez, Cloud Nothings, Parquet Courts, Big Thief, Jay Som, Margaret Glaspy, Aldous Harding, and more.

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free 2017 Central Park SummerStage shows (Yo La Tengo, TMBG, Mavis Staples, Valerie June, Laura Mvula & more)

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PLUS: Mulatu Astatke, Roy Ayers, Panjabi MC, “Rock Steady Crew 40th Anniversary,” and more.

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This Day in Music History: They Might Be Giants release Long Tall Weekend in mp3 only, Philadelphia declares Solomon Burke Day

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This Day in Music History: They Might Be Giants release Long Tall Weekend in mp3 only, Philadelphia declares Solomon Burke Day

1954 – Sun Records releases the first Elvis Presley single, ‘”That’s All Right,” a cover of Arthur Crudup’s 1946 tune “That’s All Right, Mama.” Only about 7,000 original copies are pressed, but the disc becomes a local hit in Memphis.

1958 – The Drifters’ manager George Treadwell, who owns the name, fires the group and replaces them with members of The Five Crowns. When Ben E. King joins the group a short time later, they become consistent hitmakers with songs such as “There Goes My Baby,” “This Magic Moment,” and “Save The Last Dance For Me.”

1968 – The Beatles ...

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They Might Be Giants put on quite a show for a sold-out TLA

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They Might Be Giants put on quite a show for a sold-out TLA

They Might Be Giants | photo by Matthew Shaver for WXPN | http://www.brightloud.com/

30 years would be long enough for any band to appeal to a generation of parents and their children, if only because of our old friend time.  It is something wholly unique that perseveres through They Might Be Giants, as they craft music that effortlessly defies generational boundaries, sometimes multiple times in one year.  It is that special quality that calls for the band to put a special disclaimer up that their current series of shows is for adults only.  Well, adults 14 ...

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Ben Harper at The Fillmore, They Might Be Giants at TLA, Dom Flemons at The Abbey Bar, and more…

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Ben Harper at The Fillmore, They Might Be Giants at TLA, Dom Flemons at The Abbey Bar, and more…

Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals just released their first collaborative LP in 8 years, Call It What It Is, and they just played a Free At Noon for World Cafe Live at The Queen in Delaware last week. Tonight, they take on The Fillmore for another round of slaying rock & soul. Opening the show will be Christopher Paul Stelling. For tickets and more information, check out the XPN Concert Calendar. 

90’s weirdos They Might Be Giants headline the Theater of the Living Arts ...

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Best Weekend Ever: Gogol Bordello, The Last Shadow Puppets, The Griswolds, and More Heat Up the Chilly Weekend!

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Featured Image by Derek Brad

I guess the weather didn’t get the memo that it’s supposed to warm up, and it’s looking like a wet, chilly weekend. At any rate, bring your most fashionable poncho and a friend that’ll dance with you and keep you warm all night to these shows!

Thursday 4/7:

Gogol Bordello is performing two nights at Union Transfer with Xylouris White, first of which is on Thursday. Tickets are still available here, but probably not for long! Friday’s show is already sold-out, so ...

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XPN MusicNotes: “SpongeBob-SquarePants Musical” will feature original music from David Bowie, The Flaming Lips & many more, and Keith Richards says The Rolling Stones could start work on new album next year.

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deviantart.comA SpongeBob-SquarePants musical will be staged in Chicago starting June 7th & will feature new music from a variety of artists. “The SpongeBob Musical” will feature original music from: David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, The Flaming Lips, T.I., Plain White T’s, … Continued

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Best Weekend Ever: Bye, Bye, April Showers!

Source: Rock On Philly

Rock On Philly’s meteor-holla-gist here with updates for this weekend! Friday and Saturday look beautiful for perfect nights out seeing great bands while Sunday with a little drizzle won’t stop you from the activities in store!

Friday 4/24:

There are so many great bands to choose from, that it’ll be hard to pick which show to go to. Klingande will hit the stage of Union Transfer for some house music, while alternative musicians Guster rock out at the TLA. Philadelphia’s own duo Marian Hill will be at Boot & Saddle, and 2000’s hit makers Alien Ant Farm will be ...

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Win Tickets to They Might Be Giants at TLA 4/25!

Source: Rock On Philly

Alt-rock legends They Might Be Giants are coming to Theatre of the Living Arts on Saturday, April 25 and Rock On Philly has a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky fan!

They are on tour in support of their upcoming album Glean, out April 21. Watch the video for the first single “I’m A Coward” below!

To win a pair of tickets for the show, simply comment below with your favorite They Might Be Giants tune! Contest is open from Tuesday, April 21 until Friday, April 24th at 2PM EST.  Happy commenting!

Featured Image by Cliff via Flickr

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