R5 Productions

Chromeo at Union Transfer

There were other concerts/shows taking place in Philly on Wednesday, May 14th, but we didn’t care. We’d had the night circled on our calendar for months because one of our favorite acts, ‘Chromeo’, was heading to Union Transfer. We weren’t alone in our excitement, the show, with ‘Oliver’ as the opening act, sold-out well in […]

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Union Transfer Comes Alive for Zeds Dead

On Friday night Union Transfer played host to a huge crowd that packed the house to see the dubstep/electro/progressive duo known as Zeds Dead. After completing their massive 65 date “Graveyard Tour” across North America last fall, Zeds Dead is now in the midst of “The Living Dead Tour” with support from Omar LinX and […]

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Darwin Deez and Johnny Brenda Get it On

It was another hazy, hot, and humid July day here in Philadelphia, but that didn’t stop fans of (New York based) “Darwin Deez” from packing into Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown. Opening act “Caged Animals” got the night started shortly after 9pm, playing for about 30 minutes. Then came a 45 minute wait, and it was […]

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Free Energy: Deregulating Conceptions of Rock & Roll

Philadelphia residents have recently experienced deregulation of energy services and last night at The Church, a packed  house of eager fans were treated to Free Energy. The home-town rockers embody a spirit of rock n’ roll music straight out of the 1970’s. From their long hair, rocking guitar and baseline riffs, and free spirit on […]

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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 Making […]

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