Concerts

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.

Matt & Kim Shine Bright As They Bring Daylight to Starlight Ballroom

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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Phoenix, Jenny & Johnny, and Wavves Make a Big Splash at The Tower Theater

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

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

 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

 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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