Saturday, February 6, 2016

Music/Nightlife

As they head into a three-night stand at the Fillmore tonight, the Disco Biscuits say that healthy, low-key living wears well on them and their music.
The Jimmy Buffett musical will have its world premiere next year somewhere nice and warm - the La Jolla Playhouse in California...
MY KIDS can always tell when I'm listening to a song by the "Elements of the Universe, ladies and gentleman," as...
The independent musician’s road is rough, but Roxborough’s Ben Arnold walks it with enthusiasm — and a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruno Mars has finally officially confirmed he would perform at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show with...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rihanna is joining the list of performers at the Grammy Awards later this month.
NEW YORK (AP) - While waiting for Donald Trump to take the stage this week at a campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire,...
Phish will return to the Mann Center for Performing Arts once again for a two night stand on June 28 and June 29.
Founder Maurice White of the R&B band died on Wednesday at age 74.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Dowell, a singer briefly popular in the early 1960s who had a No. 1 hit with the ballad "Wooden Heart," has died. He was 76.
NEW YORK (AP) - Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his brother Verdine said.
Noura Mint Seymali Johnny Brenda's (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) 8 p.m. Friday. $15. Noura Mint Seymali is a Mauritanian griot who plays a nine-string harp...
Jamie Leonhart births her new song cycle, “Estuary: An Artist/Mother Story” this weekend at the Kimmel Center’s SEI Innovation Studio.
Founded in 2008, the event, featuring only two-piece bands,puts Philly’s DIY scene on the national map.
The 9th annual Roots Picnic, happening Saturday, June 4 at Festival Pier, touts big names and an excellent selection of up & comers on three stages.
Philly-born musician Santigold is getting ready to release her new album 99 Cents later this month, her first record since 2012’s Master of My Make-Believe that put her on the pop music map.
What a surprise — the man arguably most responsible for marijuana decriminalization in Philadelphia is a big fan of Bob Marley.
Heirs to novelist/screenwriter Larry McMurtry offer their unique brands of musical storytelling in a soldout show at the Sellersville.
Conscious uncoupling pays off We mocked Gwyneth Paltrow when she declared in 2014 that she and then-husband Chris Martin were parting ways in a super-amicable process called "conscious uncoupling." There will be no acrimony, the duo said, but a harmonious divorce that would save their kids, Apple and Moses, from unnecessary trauma.
Fans of the Duluth, Minn., trio Low squeezed in Monday night for a sold-out show at Johnny Brenda's, a date rescheduled due to Pope Francis' Philadelphia visit in September.
NEW YORK (AP) - Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
It can be a challenge for music fans to plan ahead these days, when the element of surprise is such an important part of a big-name artist's marketing strategy.
By Maane Khatchatourian LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Lady Gaga will perform a tribute to David Bowie at the upcoming Grammy Awards. The legendary musician...
After Mad About You ended its run in 1999, Paul Reiser went from playing Affable Sitcom Guy to Affable Stay-at-Home Dad.
Philadelphia jazz saxophonist Michael Pedicin blows cool for Tom Stoppard at the Wilma.
You can get arena rock's pomp and circumstance just about anywhere - including this Super Bowl Sunday, when Coldplay hits the masses with its halftime show bombast. But if you like your P + C with an apocalyptic, politicized edge, then sleek, sinister Muse is your cup of tea.
Adele: Back off, candidates! It doesn't matter if you're conservative or liberal. As far as Adele is concerned, neither side in the American presidential race has a right to use her music.
Like many of George Manney's friends and acquaintances, it seems, Charlie Gracie was shocked when he heard in December that the musician and Philadelphia-music maven had died at 64 of pancreatic cancer.
A press release describes the set as “an evening of acoustic based music and electronic soundscapes” with original drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and Liz Phair as the opening act.