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.
Reggae artists may come and reggae artists may go, but Lee “Scratch” Perry remains. Singing, shimmying and shining (literally and figuratively), the 74-year-old Jamaican lit up the lighter-waving crowd Thursday at World Café Live in University City. Thanking the audience for making him “feel like Peter Pan,” Perry jumped, ran and tip-toed across the...Read More →
After seeing MGMT perform at both Coachella and Bamboozle Festival this year, Independent Philly was anxious to check the band out for a third time as they invaded Philadelphia to headline a show at the Mann Music Center. It had rained all day on Sunday but that didn’t keep the crowds away as night fell. By...Read More →
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...Read More →
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...Read More →
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...Read More →