Music

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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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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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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