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.

Independent Philly Makes Time for LCD Soundsystem & Sleigh Bells

  Last night at the Philadelphia Naval Yard, in association with R5 Productions, Philly’s infamous “Making Time” party celebrated its ten year anniversary. Independent Philly was in the multi-roomed warehouse building for the event which featured several rooms of DJ’s as well as headling acts “Sleigh Bells” and “LCD Soundsystem” performing live. It was the first […]

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Miggs, Thriving Ivory, and Ed Kowalczyk Open Their Fifteen City Tour in Philadelphia

Independent Philly was at the Theatre of the Living Arts on South Street last night as Miggs, Thriving Ivory, and Ed Kowalczyk (lead singer of the band “LIVE”) kicked off a fifteen city tour. We had the pleasure of spending much of the evening with the guys from Miggs (Don Miggs, Michael Lombardo, and Ryan Scarbrough) after […]

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The Mann Had Cake But It Was The Fans Who Ate It.

The weather did not disappoint at the Mann Center on Wednesday, September 15th as CAKE took the stage in front of a large crowd, however their new sound fell short. Early CAKE fans would have been disappointed at the mediocre twangy sound of the once funky rock n roll band. The atmosphere was also middle-of-the-road […]

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Little Brother Plays Big Show at the TLA

Little Brother The weather may have cooled off in Philadelphia but it was nothing but hot at the TLA on South Street as hip-hop stars “Little Brother” spit fire on stage to a hyped up crowd. Little Brother, Big Crowd Mighty Healthy Independent Philly was in the house (both back stage and on stage) as Big […]

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Dub Legend Lee “Scratch” Perry on World (Cafe Live) Stage

  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 […]

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