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.

Pretty Lights Cranks Up the Wattage at The Electric Factory

  The unspoken rule is that Christmas lights don’t go up until after Thanksgiving, but these days it seems like it happens as soon as Halloween is over. This year, Philly had to wait only until November 4th to be treated to a glorious display of Pretty Lights at the Electric Factory.   Pretty Lights […]

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Rubblebucket: Blueprint for FUN

We won’t lie to you. Mere hours ago Independent Philly was pro-construction and pro-pail; but after seeing “Rubblebucket” live last evening at the Blockley Pour House in West Philly, we’ve changed our tune. We’d heard this Brooklyn based band’s recorded sound before and digged it, but seeing Rubblebucket rock the stage live is am experience […]

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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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