Author: Independent Philly

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the docking of SS United States at Penn’s Landing. What does the future hold?

Philadelphia is the most historic city in all of America. American democracy was founded here, it was our Nation’s first capitol, and there has been no shortage of great American citizens or their innovations for hundreds of years. But not all of our city’s legacy was born here. Some moved here at a young age, […]

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While She Sleeps at Union Transfer

[Photos by AJ Kinney] [Review by Aaron Ruxbin] It’s just after 9:30 pm on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, and I am saddled up to the bar at Union Transfer, nursing a Hop Hands, amazed by my luck at finding the Ardmore-based Tired Hands Brewery’s exceedingly aromatic pale ale on draft at the venue. So far, […]

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Rex Orange County at The Fillmore

[Photos by Michael Green Photography] [Review by Riley Green] Rex Orange County’s recent stop in Philly was certainly not one to miss! The 21-year-old artist, Alex O’Connor, put on not one, but two, energetic shows at the Fillmore on Monday, February 10th and Tuesday, February 11th. With a packed house, the sold-out show kick-started at […]

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Misterwives and The Great Enough at XL Live in Harrisburg

[Article by David J. Miller] [Photos by D. Jacob Miller Photography] Misterwives will be playing a slew of U.S. shows this year but they popped their 2020 concert cherry on Friday, February 9, 2020, in front of a large crowd at XL Live in Harrisburg, PA. The show, a ‘Harrisburg University Presents’ production, kicked off […]

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Interview with Nathan Willett of The Cold War Kids

[Interview by David J. Miller] The Cold War Kids are in the midst of a tour that brings them to the City of Brotherly Love on Friday, January 31st, 2020 at The Fillmore. Back in November, lead singer Nathan Willett spoke with us about the new album, their live show, the challenges of adapting to […]

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