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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’....

Independent Philly loved the third night sunset set by Phoenix at Coachella Festival back in April. When we heard they were coming to Philly to play the Tower Theater, we knew we’d have to have our own Bridgette Bonner give us her review. 8:00pm on October 23rd arrived and I expected everyone in Philadelphia to...

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The Gorillaz: Musical Evolution

October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

While  most Philadelphia sports fans were glued to a television set on Sunday night watching the Eagles or Phillies play, area music lovers flocked to the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ to see The Gorillaz play one of the first shows on their recent “Escape to Plastic Beach” tour. Independent Philly caught The Gorillaz performance...

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Merriam Shows Off Wild-Side with (The) XX Show

October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

 On a rainy Monday night in Philadelphia, Independent Philly was at the Merriam Theatre on Broad Street as UK darlings “The XX” took the stage in front of an excited crowd. We’d seen these Brit “kids” do their thing at Coachella in April, but at their current ripe old age of 21, they added a...

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The Temper Trap Treats the Troc to Tasty Tunes

September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

 The Temper Trap rolled into Philadelphia on Sunday night to thrill fans at the legendary Trocadero Theatre. After covering their last show in Philly (at the Theatre of Living Arts on South Street in April) and seeing them at Coachella Festival, Independent Philly was anxious to catch the boys from down under again. This time...

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  Last night at the Philadelphia Naval Yard, in association with R5 Productions, Philly’s infamous “Making Time” party celebrated its ten year anniversary. Independent Philly was in the multi-roomed warehouse building for the event which featured several rooms of DJ’s as well as headling acts “Sleigh Bells” and “LCD Soundsystem” performing live. It was the first...

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