A country music scion and a documentary about C&W in Japan, plus a grunge memoir, a Tom Petty appreciation night, and the return of the Downtown Boys.
The Philadelphia rapper was sentenced to 2 to 4 years. Will his fans wait that long?
The Philadelphian and Australian rockers were in ton for the Philly date in support of their collaborative 'Lotta Sea Lice' album.
The Las Vegas-born and Philly-based singer has just released "Revelations," the second of two 2017 albums. He plays the First Unitarian Church on Dec. 16.
A rockabilly raver, a reissue of a transgender soul star, a First Persons Arts highlight, plus Blitzen Trapper and the return of N.E.R.D.
The former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist and banjo player, just out with his David Rawlings-produced Folksinger, Vol. 2. Suzanne Santo opens. Monday at the Boot & Saddle.
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile
8 p.m. Friday at Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow Streets, Upper Darby.
Information: 610-352-2887 or livenation.com
Philadelphia guitarist Vile and and Australia guitarist Barnett are touring behind their collaborative album, "Lotta Sea Lice."
Philly acts cover a late rock star, a San Juan band displaced by Hurricane Maria comes to town, a book Jann Wenner isn't happy with, plus Little Richard and Irma Thomas.
Sam Pollard's documentary about the jack-of-all-trades entertainer and racial pioneer plays the Philadelphia Film Festival on Thursday and Sunday.
The piano man who had huge hits with "Ain't That a Shame" and "Walking to New Orleans" died Tuesday at 89.
Twenty-three piece Brazilian-Philadelphian samba-funk and reggae band throw a pre-Halloween party in the space that used to hold the 23 East Cabaret. Friday at Ardmore Music Hall.
Joni Mitchell is celebrated in a new biography, and St. Vincent has a terrific new album.
Arturo Sandoval in Montco, Lila Downs at the Merriam, James McMurtry in West Philly, a South African bandleader's last tour, and a crowd-sourced rock photo book.
Ticket seekers may get one more chance to make it real.
Can't get 'Springsteen On Broadway' tickets? Mighty Max is among the many E Streeters on the road while their Boss is otherwise occupied. The drummer is touring with a four-piece rock band that plays hits from the 1950s-1970s 8 p.m. Tuesday at the World Cafe Live upstairs.
The fiery Doylestown-raised star is back with "Beautiful Trauma," her seventh full-length album.
Bruce Springsteen's hot-ticket Broadway show has begun its 18-week run at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York.
A 30-year-old Replacements live show, a rising Colombian American pop star, a grunge-era rock hero solo act, a rerecorded underappreciated classic, and a deep dive into the meaning of the Walkman.
Two evenings at Underground Arts and one at the Trocadero, juiced up by the energy drink company.
Dan DeLuca is an Inquirer pop music critic. But his "In the Mix" column in the Weekend section ventures further afield, into books, movies, TV, the Internet, graphic novels and anything you might call "popular culture."