Thursday, November 27, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Music/Nightlife

Owner Teddy Sourias is positioning U-Bahn (1320 Chestnut St.) - which will have a "secret" staircase connecting the two venues - as a hip underground clubhouse whose high ceilings will suggest a German subway station.
Pop star Katy Perry has officially landed the coveted headlining gig at the Super Bowl halftime show.
Ferguson: Celebs weigh in Taking their role seriously as keepers of the nation's conscience, and their living power within us all as a moral compass, movie stars and musicians are tweeting up a storm in reaction to the civil unrest in the wake of the decision by a grand jury Monday night not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
Sure, he's written a lot of great songs, but it's still hard to figure out why this double-disc tribute album needs to exist. Here's the concept: Producer Ralph Saul takes the cute Beatle's own road band into Abbey Road studios and lets the big-name likes
Allah-Las. The members of this Los Angeles garage-rock band met working at the Amoeba Records store on Sunset Boulevard, and their blissfully retro sound on the new album Worship the Sun displays an obsessive affection for 1960s bands such as Love, the Byrds, and the Flying Burrito Brothers. 8 p.m. Sunday at Boot and Saddle, 1131 S. Broad Street. ($12).
No influence: Bono, Obama Guess what Irish world savior-rocker Bono has in common with President Obama? The poor souls top GQ's Least Influential People of 2014 list! Bono and U2 are at No. 1 for the $100 mil P.R. campaign in which their new LP, Songs of Innocence, was added to everyone's iTunes library without our permission.
Imagine being Fredrik Wikingsson. Unless you’re familiar with the Stockholm-based television personality, the name Fredrik Wikingsson probably doesn’t ring any bells. However, yesterday the Bob Dylan superfan was the only audience member to a special concert at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music — so imagining yourself in his shoes might be an easier task.
Herman "Sonny" Blount (1914-1993), the Afro-futurist jazz composer and bandleader who renamed himself Sun Ra after visiting Saturn in an interplanetary vision, would have turned 100 this year.
American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, taking home three honors and were the night's big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn't attend the show.
Justin Bieber is reportedly teaming up with Michael Jackson's son Prince for a top secret music project.