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Coverage of the best music related events from each and every one of Philadelphia’s best concert venues as well as coverage from music festivals all over the world.

  • 17 2019 September

    Bastille at The Met

    At the risk of making this too personal, I’d be remiss if I didn’t let you all in on the inspiration for this concert review. Music and our subjective tastes and dislikes as individuals are...

  • 09 2019 September

    Maren Morris at The Met

    Maren Morris and her ‘GIRL the World Tour’ 2019 rolled into The Met on Saturday, September 7th, 2019. This was her second time playing Philly in the past five months as she also appeared at...

  • Travis Scott performing at the Made In America Festival
    06 2019 September

    Made In America 2019

    The Made in America Music Festival, Jay Z and Live Nation’s annual two-day extravaganza, nestled along Philly’s iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway, was an explosive celebration of today’s pop-culture, music, art, and even had a call...

  • 30 2019 August

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Farewell Tour

    August 30, 2019 – Camden, NJ — Legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd on their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour came to the BB&T Pavilion in Camden. Original 1970’s band member Gary Rossington, and...

  • 25 2019 August

    Merlot Day at The Vineyard at Hershey

    Merlot Day…is a concert? This might lead you to believe that Merlot Day is a wine-inspired cover band who plays exclusively at vineyards (who brings the house down with their encore rendition of UB40’s ‘Red, Red Wine’....

  Thanksgiving Eve is traditionally a big night for bars and clubs in Philadelphia and around the rest of the country. Instead of heading to one of the hundreds of parties around the city, Independent Philly headed to “The Church” at 21st and Chestnut to catch a concert by Minnesota’s hip-hop collective “Doomtree”. We weren’t...

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Interview with Lazerbeak from Doomtree Crew

November 22, 2010 | 1 Comments

Aaron Mader, a.k.a. Lazerbeak has been stunning music fans and concert goers or more than half of his life. He got his start at the young age of fourteen, starting “The Plastic Constellations” with two friends in Minnesota. Within a year the band was selling out major venues. After well over a decade of TPC...

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  The unspoken rule is that Christmas lights don’t go up until after Thanksgiving, but these days it seems like it happens as soon as Halloween is over. This year, Philly had to wait only until November 4th to be treated to a glorious display of Pretty Lights at the Electric Factory.   Pretty Lights...

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Rubblebucket: Blueprint for FUN

October 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

We won’t lie to you. Mere hours ago Independent Philly was pro-construction and pro-pail; but after seeing “Rubblebucket” live last evening at the Blockley Pour House in West Philly, we’ve changed our tune. We’d heard this Brooklyn based band’s recorded sound before and digged it, but seeing Rubblebucket rock the stage live is am experience...

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On Sunday night, with much of Philadelphia trying to make sense of the last twenty-four hours in which the city’s beloved Phillies and Eagles both lost heart-breaking games, the Starlight Ballroom was packed with upbeat, energetic fans who came ready to see their favorite party band “Matt & Kim”. Independent Philly was thankful that we...

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