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The Sounds return for U.S. tour
The Sounds are back in the United States on a headlining tour in support of their latest album, “Weekend,” after a short and successful North American tour in the fall. The indie Swedish dance-rock...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veteran rock and pop performers deliver new releases for spring
Boy George “This Is What I Do” Very Me Records If you are hoping for the new-wave leanings of Culture Club or the danceable electronic pop of his early solo albums, you will not find that Boy Georg...
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Artists stretch their sounds on new releases
George Michael “Symphonica” Island Records If you are familiar with George Michael’s body of work, it will come as no surprise that his brand of pop and adult-contemporary songs translate well to a...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out jazz great celebrated at local festival
On March 8, a quintet of world-class jazz musicians will mark the 85th birthday of pianist and composer Cecil Taylor by playing a concert in his honor at the Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St. ...
Mar 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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New music, and new takes on old music, to heat up your V-Day
Whether you’re spending this Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, heading out on the town looking for that special someone or are on strike from the hearts-and-flowers holiday, PGN has the skinny ...
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indie N.Y. dance band to invade Philly
Brooklyn-based indie dance band Cold Blood Club is taking its show on the road and will make a Philly stop Jan. 10 at Milkboy. The eight-member group features bisexual singer Kendra Jones, who shar...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out dynamic songstress stages benefit in Philly
Brandi Carlile has an early Christmas present for her local fans. The dynamic musician, whose work blends alt-country and indie rock, will appear Dec. 14 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. Carlile...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 247 247 recommendations | email to a friend
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New music hits the shelves for your holiday pleasure
Some people like to sit by the fire and listen to holiday music this time of year. Others like to hit the dance floor and shake their ass. Maybe they want to rock out a bit too. Either way, there’s...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out drummer returns to her luscious roots
Kate Schellenbach may be the only musician cool enough to have played bongos with Ellen DeGeneres and drummed for the Beastie Boys. The drummer, who is openly gay, kept the beat for Luscious Jackso...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runaways singer to perform in Philly
Actor, artist, author and singer Cherie Currie is reclaiming her legacy as a pioneering rock musician, recording new music and touring after a long hiatus from the industry. Currie blazed a trail f...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
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