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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.

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    11 2019 August

    Train & Goo Goo Dolls at BB&T Pavilion

    We are slightly more than halfway into the Goo Goo Dolls 15-song co-headlining set at BB+T Arena on Saturday, August 10th, 2019, and frontman Johnny Rzeznik is shot out of a cannon. “I see all you hippies on...

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    08 2019 August

    Rüfüs Du Sol at Franklin Music Hall

    The first time we saw Rüfüs Du Sol was at Underground Arts back in 2014. Fast forward five years and the Aussie trio returned to the City of Brotherly Love for a sold-out show at Franklin Music...

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    06 2019 August

    Tuxedo at The Foundry

    Monday nights aren’t typically known for hyped-up crowds at GA, standing room, venues. Last night at the Foundry (at the Fillmore) in Philadelphia, Tuxedo put Mondays on notice: you can’t Fux With The Tux! The...

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    29 2019 July

    Carly Rae Jepsen at The Fillmore

    Carly Rae Jepsen rolled into Philly on Saturday, July 27th for a sold-out show with support from Phoebe Ryan. Phoebe Ryan was a new name to me prior to Saturday, so the expectations that I...

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    12 2019 July

    Peter Frampton at The Met

    Have you been to The Met yet?  If you haven’t, I can’t recommend it enough.  Sunday, July 10th was my first visit and I can’t wait to go back.  When you enter the seating area you...

After experiencing Passion Pit’s sunset masterpiece on the Outdoor Stage at Coachella, Independent Philly was anxious to catch the red-hot band as they rolled into Philadelphia last night to play at the Mann Music Center. It was a hot and humid Philadelphia summer night but that didn’t keep legions of fans from packing into the...

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On Thursday night, after almost 13 hours of extra work in the new Bradley Cooper & Robert De Nero movie “Dark Fields”, I was exhausted. All I could think about was heading home, showering, changing from my suit into some comfy clothes, and getting off of my throbbing feet. Just as I was walking through...

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After traveling to California to take in Coachella, Independent Philly spent Sunday (May 2nd) much closer to home. Instead of flying over 3,000 miles it was two hours in a car that brought us to the final day of the Bamboozle Festival which was held in the Meadowlands of New Jersey.   The first part of the...

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Coachella Festival 2010 Gets Independent

April 24, 2010 | 1 Comments

Philadelphians should stay independent but that doesn’t mean that they should stay in Philly (all of the time). This past week Independent Philly traveled to California to attend the annual Coachella Festival in Indio, CA. (www.coachella.com)  For those of you not in the know, Coachella is a three day concert festival that boasts around 130...

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Fans at the TLA Caught in The Temper Trap

April 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Independent Philly was in the house (theatre) as Aussie rock band “The Temper Trap” took the stage late Saturday night at the Theatre of the Living Arts (TLA) on South Street and rocked the crowd until just before midnight.  The band (who is popular in Australia and the UK) became better known in the United...

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