North Broad's revived 'Met' to be latest addition to a crowded Philly music venue scene

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How many music venues are too many music venues? The revival of the Metropolitan Opera House, the giant white box that inhabits a city block... Read more

XPoNential fest Wiggins Park lineup announced, with Drive-By Truckers, Angel Olsen, Charles Bradley & Strand Of Oaks

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The Wiggins Park lineup of the 2017 XPoNential music fest in Camden - or at least a good chunk of it - has been announced, adding to the two... Read more

From Downtown Boys, a powerhouse call to action at SXSW

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I did the unthinkable. I walked out halfway through a Waco Brothers show. Please forgive me, Jon Langford. But first, let me explain. One... Read more

Talking business with Garth Brooks at SXSW

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Garth Brooks is good at business. At SXSW on Friday, the country star - who's getting ready for a four show run at the Wells Fargo Center... Read more

A night at SXSW, with Cherry Glazerr, Girlpool, All Our Exes Live In Texas and Philly's Moor Mother & Low Cut Connie

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I know that it’s supposed to one big beer and BBQ fueled bacchanal, but for me, actually enjoying yourself at SXSW can be a challenge... Read more

Ron Gallo, undomesticated at SXSW

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I think my favorite song title of the year is “All Of The Punks Are Domesticated,” a track off former Philadelphian and now Nashvillian... Read more

Playing catch-up at SXSW

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SXSW greeted me with the sound of a theremin. It seemed that way, anyway. I arrived at this year's SXSW Music Festival on Wednesday afternoon... Read more

Joni Sledge of Philadelphia's 'We Are Family' group Sister Sledge has died

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Joni Sledge of the Philadelphia sibling group Sister Sledge, best known for “We Are Family,” the 1979 sing-along anthem of female... Read more