Philly 2018 Winter Concert Guide

Happy Winter! 

Now, click on any of the links listed below and grab those tickets…but remember all dates and divas are subject to change. 

Now, let’s live music it up all brrrr season long, shall we? Yes. 






Monday/January 15th 

Fetty Wap/Nexx Thursday /TLA 

Neon Dreams/Bourbon & Branch 

The Big Lonesome/Kung Fu Necktie Upstairs 

Tuesday/January 16th 

The Happy Fits/William Street Common 

Dan Kassel/World Cafe Live 

Wednesday/January 17th 

Stick Figure/The Fillmore 

Oteil & Friends/TLA 

Cayetana/Boot & Saddle 

Karl Blau/World Cafe Live 

Anna Moore/The Trocadero 

Cologne Pa/Kung Fu Necktie 

Thursday/January 18th 

YACHT/Johnny Brenda’s 

Royal Thunder/Kung Fu Necktie 

Alex Bugnon/South 

T.I.P/The Barbary 

The Obsessives/Boot & Saddle 

Kayleigh Goldsworthy/Ortlieb’s 

Friday/January 19th 

Rufus Wainwright/Kimmel Center 

Majid Jordan/STWO/The Fillmore 

Say Anything/The Trocadero 

Alex Aiono/The Foundry 

Felix da Housecat/Coda 

Cosmic Gate/Rumor 

Curtis Cooper/Johnny Brenda’s 

Damn Right/Milkboy Philly 

The Last Revel/Bourbon & Branch 

722/Boot & Saddle 

Saturday/January 20th


Chase Rice/The Fillmore 

BoomBox/Union Transfer 

Cormega & Viking/Voltage Lounge 

Kung Fu/The Foundry 

Tessa Violet/Boot & Saddle 


Creem Circus/The Barbary 

OOLALA/Johnny Brenda’s 

Mach 22/Milkboy Philly 

Sunday/January 21st 

Lana Del Rey/Wells Fargo Center 

Walk the Moon/The Fillmore 

Becca Stevens/World Cafe Live 

Shelf Life/The Pharmacy

Jack Martini/Bourbon & Branch 

Luxedeluxe/Kung Fu Necktie Upstairs 

Monday/January 22nd 

Milky Chance/The Fillmore 

Sleeping With Sirens/The Foundry 

Tuesday/January 23rd 

Jacob Sartorius/The Fillmore 

Chris Stamey/World Cafe Live 

Wednesday/January 24th 

The Posies/Milkboy Philly 

Helado Negro/The Foundry 

SLØTFACE/Everybody Hits 

Palmas/Boot & Saddle 

Thursday/January 25th 

Above & Beyond/The Fillmore 

Tennis/Union Transfer 

Oliver Heldens/NOTO 

Manic Focus/TLA 

Toro Y Moi/Coda 

Slaughter Beach/Boot & Saddle 

Dinosaur Eyelids/Connie’s Ric Rac 

Kicking Sunrise/The Barbary 

Friday/January 26th 

Blue October/World Cafe Live 

Destroyer/Underground Arts 

Umphrey’s McGee/The Fillmore 

The Devil Makes Three/Electric Factory 

Typhoon/Union Transfer 

Big Head Todd & The Monsters/TLA 

Sunflower Beam/Everybody Hits 


YBN Nahmir/Coda 

Octave Cat/Johnny Brenda’s 

Saturday/January 27th 

Cashmere Cat/MØ/Darius/Electric Factory 


The O’Jays/Sugarhouse Casino 

Keys N Krates/District N9ne

J Roddy Walston/Xfinity Live! 

Granger Smith/The Trocadero 

The Infamous Stringdusters/Union Transfer 

DJ Rectangle/NOTO 

Naked Gun/Boot & Saddle 

Resilient/Kung Fu Necktie 

Dee-1/The Foundry 

Dirty Soap/Bourbon & Branch 

Sunday/January 28th 

Howie Day/World Cafe Live 

The Wood Brothers/Union Transfer 

The Pietasters/Kung Fu Necktie 

Monday/January 29th 

Benjamin Clemente/TLA 

Ego Frost/Voltage Lounge 

Tuesday/January 30th 

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club/Union Transfer 

Yoke Lore/Johnny Brenda’s 

Wednesday/January 31st 

Kimbra/Union Transfer 

The Wonder Years/Boot & Saddle 

Princess Nokia/Coda 

Big Wreck/The Foundry 

Jen Cloher/Johnny Brenda’s 

Thursday/February 1st 

Neck Deep/CREEPER/Electric Factory 

Sam Lachow/The Barbary 

Billy Strings/The Fillmore 

Kodiak Park/Boot & Saddle 

Lola Pistola/Kung Fu Necktie 

Johnny Showcase/Franky Bradley’s 

Friday/February 2nd 


KAYZO/The Fillmore 

The Builders and The Butchers/Johnny Brenda’s 

Igorr/Voltage Lounge 

Anna Meredith/The Foundry 


The High Divers/Milkboy Philly 

Des Demonas/Kung Fu Necktie 

Night Windows/Boot & Saddle 

Saturday/February 3rd 

Corrosion of Conformity/Electric Factory 

Enter Shikari/Union Transfer 

G. Love & Special Sauce/The Fillmore 

Brett Young/TLA 

Flint Eastwood/CODA

Nude Party/Boot & Saddle 

Aurora Birch/Ortlieb’s 

Incognito Theory/The Trocadero 

Cosmo Baker/NOTO 

Sunday/February 4th 

The Radio Dept./Union Transfer 

Mod Sun/Voltage Lounge 

Death of Lovers/PhilaMOCA 

Monday/February 5th 

The Dangerous Summer/The Foundry 

Skull/Kung Fu Necktie 

John Ciotta/Resorts Atlantic City 

Tuesday/February 6th 

Jay Electronica/Union Transfer 

John Oates/World Cafe Live 

Diana Gordon/Balcony Bar @The Trocadero 

BL spitz/Kung Fu Necktie Upstairs 

Wednesday/February 7th

Aqueous and Papadosio/Union Transfer 

The Funk Hunters/World Cafe Live 


Joanna Teters/Johnny Brenda’s 

Thursday/February 8th 

Machine Head/TLA 

Why?/Union Transfer 

Yung Lean/The Foundry 

Dwight Yoakam/Parx Casino 

Radio Moscow/Kung Fu Necktie 

Devvon Terrell/Coda

Friday/February 9th 

112/Jon B/Harrah’s Atlantic City 

NF/The Fillmore 

Datsik/Electric Factory 

múm/Union Transfer 

Syleena Johnson/World Cafe Live 

Shredders/Underground Arts 

Busty And The Bass/The Foundry 

The Lil’ Smokies/Boot & Saddle 

Trash Boy/The Barbary 

Saturday/February 10th 

Mr. Popper’s Penguins/Merriam Theater 

First Aid Kit/Union Transfer 

Asking Alexandria/Electric Factory 

Lauv/The Foundry 

York Street Hustle/Boot & Saddle 

Matt Roach/World Cafe Live 

Sunday/February 11th 

Steve Aoki/Desiigner/The Fillmore 

MC Shaun/Marley Mal/Mc Lyte/Electric Factory 

Youngr/The Foundry 

Monday/February 12th 

Alex and The Kaleidoscope/Visitation BVM School 

Tuesday/February 13th 

Waitress/Forrest Theater 

Phillip Phillips/Union Transfer 

ZZ Ward/TLA 

Occvita/Boot & Saddle 

Wednesday/February 14th 

Two Feet/Coda 

Milo/Kung Fu Necktie 

The Academic/The Foundry 

Strange Machines/Milkboy Philly 

Thursday/February 15th 

X Ambassadors/The Fillmore 

Justin Nozuka/Underground Arts 

Porches/Union Transfer 

Ganja White Knight/Electric Factory 

Trash Boy/The Barbary 

Friday/February 16th 

Galactic/The Fillmore 

Stick To Your Guns/TLA 

American Nightmare/Union Transfer 

Bardo Pond/Johnny Brenda’s 

Crankdat/Premier Nightclub 

Saturday/February 17th 

BØRNS/Charlotte Cardin/Mikky Ekko/Electric Factory 

John Petrucci/Kimmel Center 

The Commodores/Parx Casino 

Creepoid/Union Transfer 

The Atlas Moth/Voltage Lounge 

Rockers Galore/Underground Arts 

Daniel Donato/Bourbon & Branch 

Sunday/February 18th 

Boyz 11 Men/Borgata Event Center 

Born of Osiris/Ocean Grove/TLA 

Picturesque/Union Transfer 

Los Amigos Invisibles/The Foundry 

Monday/February 19th 

Of Mice & Men/The Trocadero 

Intervals/The Foundry 

These Streets/Voltage Lounge 

Tuesday/February 20th 

Gin Blossoms/World Cafe Live 

K. Michelle/The Fillmore 

Molotov/The Trocadero 

Harriet Alargunsoro/Steve Miller/Wells Fargo Center 

Wednesday/February 21st 

STRFKR/Union Transfer 

Peter White/South 

Thursday/February 22nd 

Dimitri Vegas/NOTO 

Eli Young Band/TLA 

Soulection/Joe Kay/Coda 

Friday/February 23rd 

Luke Bryan/Boardwalk Hall 

AWOLNATION/The Fillmore 

Kid Rock/Wells Fargo Center 



Lane 8/Union Transfer 

Saturday/February 24th 

Quinn XC11/TLA 

The Oh Hellos/Union Transfer 

Boysetsfire/Underground Arts 

Yndi Halda/Kung Fu Necktie 

Siravo/The Barbary 

DJ Scene/NOTO 

Sunday/February 25th 

Jonathan Richman/Union Transfer 

Chase Atlantic/TLA 

Monday/February 26th 

Frightened Rabbit/Underground Arts 

Doyle/Voltage Lounge 

Tuesday/February 27th 

Rhye/Union Transfer 

Gabrielle Aplin/The Foundry 

Wednesday/February 28th 

i.d.k./Denzel Curry/The Fillmore 

The Mowgli’s/The Foundry 

Thursday/March 1st 

Mako/Underground Arts 


WOLF/Milkboy Philly 

Joe Kenney/Warmdaddy’s 

Friday/March 2nd 


Dermot Kennedy/Underground Arts 

Wallows/The Foundry 

Kolars and Escondido/Boot & Saddle 

Vista Kicks/Kung Fu Necktie 

Saturday/March 3rd 

Tee Grizzley/The Fillmore 


Bruno Major/Johnny Brenda’s 

Measha Brueggergosman/Kimmel Center 

Bazmati Vice/Bourbon & Branch 

Sunday/March 4th 

Through the Roots/TLA 

MISSIO/The Foundry 

Shopping/Johnny Brenda’s 

Voces8/World Cafe Live 

Monday/March 5th 

Arlie/Johnny Brenda’s 

The Philadelphia Moth Storyslam/World Cafe Live 

Tuesday/March 6th 


Sabaton and Kreator/The Fillmore 

Ella Vos/The Foundry 

Julian Lage/Johnny Brenda’s 

Wednesday/March 7th

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark/TLA 

Caye and Somo/The Foundry 

Adrianne Lenker/Johnny Brenda’s 

Milk & Bone/Kung Fu Necktie 

Parsonsfield/Boot & Saddle 

Thursday/March 8th 

Ezra Furman/Underground Arts 

Kool Keith/Kung Fu Necktie 

Galactic Empire/The Foundry 

The Low Anthem/Johnny Brenda’s 

Friday/March 9th 

Nada Surf/World Cafe Live 

Steve Winwood/Tower Theatre 

Jonathan Wilson/Boot & Saddle 

Crooked Colours/The Foundry 

Saturday/March 10th 

Excision/The Fillmore

MercyMe/Liacouras Center 

J Boog/The Foundry 

Crazy Town/Voltage Lounge 

Alive ’75/World Cafe Live 

Sunday/March 11th 

Beth Ditto/Union Transfer 

Amy Shark/The Foundry 

Michael Schenker/TLA 

Skinny Lister/Underground Arts 

Monday/March 12th 

Foreigner/Sands Bethlehem Entertainment Center 

Tuesday/March 13th 

Saint WKND/The Foundry 

Wednesday/March 14th 

Godspeed You!/Black Emperor/Union Transfer 

The Coasts/The Foundry 

Thursday/March 15th

Anaïs Mitchell/Boot & Saddle 

Jon Batiste/TLA 

Unit 3 Deep/South 

Generators/Kung Fu Necktie 

Friday/March 16th 

G-Eazy/Borgata Event Center 

Nightwish/Electric Factory 

Nightmares On Wax/Underground Arts 

Judah & The Lion/The Foundry 

Moose Blood/TLA 

Autograf/The Foundry 

Tall Heights/The Fillmore 

Lightninging & Jounce/Ortlieb’s 

Saturday/March 17th 

Blake Shelton/Trace Adkins/Wells Fargo Center 

Mat Kearney/The Fillmore 

Nils Frahm/Union Transfer 

Brasstracks/The Foundry 

Jamie McLean Band/World Cafe Live 

Sunday/March 18th 

K. Flay/Union Transfer 

Reggie & The Full Effect/Household/TLA 

Earthless/Underground Arts 

Jean-Yves Thibaudet/Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin/Kimmel Center 

The Elevaters/The Foundry 

Monday/March 19th 

BIG K.R.I.T./Union Transfer 

Cover photo courtesy of The Fillmore Philadelphia 











2017 Philly Fall Concert Guide

All of those holiday commercials and store decorations have you feeling a tad bit rushed to get it all done already?

Well, not to worry because there’s still plenty of fall left and tons of live entertainment to go along with all of that foliage including stops from Flogging Molly, Kurt Vile, Tori Amos, The Phantom of the Opera, Finding Neverland, Tegan & Sara, Janet Jackson, Kelela, Deorro, Tiesto, Mariah Carey, Mary Lambert, Basement, Salt-N-Pepa and many, many, many more. 

So, take a seat, relax and click on the links below to grab those tickets because you don’t want to miss out on….any of it. 

Friday, November 3rd 

The Phantom of the Opera(through Nov. 12th) 

Courtney Barnett/Kurt Vile/Tower Theatre 

Elbow/The Fillmore 

Flogging Molly/Electric Factory 


Ariel Pink/Union Transfer 

The Clientele/Boot & Saddle 

Tera Melos/The Foundry 

Zach Deputy/Milkboy Philly 

Yautja/Kung Fu Necktie 

Amigo the Devil/Voltage Lounge 

Little Strike/The Barbary 

Speedy Ortiz/The Fillmore

Engelbert Humperdinck/Sugarhouse Casino 

Carl Craig/Coda 

The Suffers/TLA 

Saturday, November 4th 

The Shins/The Fillmore 

Flying Lotus/Electric Factory 

Tori Amos/Tower Theatre 

Ibeyi/Union Transfer 

Rich Chigga/TLA 

The Dears/Boot & Saddle 

Lydia Loveless/Underground Arts 

Chrysta Bell/PhilaMOCA 

The Legwarmers/The Trocadero 

Palmyra Delran/Kung Fu Necktie 

Big League/The Barbary 

foxtrot/Milkboy Philly 

Four Color Zack/NOTO 

Sunday, November 5th 

Josh Ritter/Union Transfer 

AJJ/First Unitarian Church 

Brujeria/The Foundry 

Mister Heavenly/Johnny Brenda’s 

JD McPherson/World Cafe Live 

Margaret Cho/The Fillmore 

Space Captain/Silk City 

Joanna Pascale/South 

Monday, November 6th 

The Breeders/Union Transfer 

tUnE-yArDs/Boot & Saddle 

Blitzen Trapper/Johnny Brenda’s 

White Reaper/The Foundry 

Jack and Jack/TLA 

Black Monday/Johnny Brenda’s Downstairs 

Astronautalis/Voltage Lounge 

Tuesday, November 7th 

Annie/Walnut Street Theatre 

serpentwithfeet/The Fillmore 

A Perfect Circle/BB & T Pavilion 

Joyce Manor/Union Transfer 

I the Mighty/Voltage Lounge 

Kodak Black/Electric Factory 

Yngwie Malmsteen/TLA 

Nick Mulvey/Johnny Brenda’s 

All Them Witches/The Foundry 

Lo Moon/Boot & Saddle 

Wednesday, November 8th 

Bebe Rexha/The Trocadero 

JOHNNYSWIM/Electric Factory 

Knuckle Puck/TLA 

Bebe Rexha/The Trocadero 

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band 

JID/The Foundry 

The Sherlocks/Boot & Saddle 

Skeletal Family/Kung Fu Necktie 


Morgan Saint/Ortlieb’s 

Thursday, November 9th

Varekai:Cirque Du Soleil:PPL Center Allentown(through Nov 12th) 

The Maine/Union Transfer 

RL Grime/Electric Factory 

Wax Tailor/Underground Arts 

Max and Rozes/The Foundry 

Orgone/Milkboy Philly 

Sundressed/Boot & Saddle 

Carol Riddick/South 

Friday, November 10th 

Tegan & Sara/Tower Theatre 

The Used/The Fillmore 

Snakehips/The Foundry 

Janet Jackson/Boardwalk Hall 

The Strumbellas/Union Transfer 

Gladys Knight/Sands Bethlehem

Lee Ranaldo/Johnny Brenda’s 

Billy Kenny/Coda 

The Deslondes/Boot & Saddle 

The Strumbellas/Union Transfer 

A Boogie Wit da Hoodie/Electric Factory 

Lee Renaldo/Johnny Brenda’s 


The Mr. T Experience/Kung Fu Necktie 

Billy Kenny/Coda 

Saturday, November 11th 

Bob Dylan/Mavis Staples/Tower Theatre 

The Mountain Goats/Union Transfer 

The Blow/PhilaMOCA 

No Age/Everybody Hits 

David Bazan/Johnny Brenda’s 

Diane Coffee/Boot & Saddle 

The Magpie Salute/TLA 


Matt McAndrew/Bourbon & Branch 

Listener/Voltage Lounge 

Francesca Lombardo/The Barbary 

Sunday, November 12th

Tiësto/Sands Bethlehem 

Alex Clare/World Cafe Live 

Modern English/Johnny Brenda’s 

Joanna Pascale/South 

Benyaro/Kung Fu Necktie 

Monday, November 13th 

Janet Jackson/Wells Fargo Center 

Macklemore/The Fillmore 

Chase Atlantic/Voltage Lounge 

The Bul Rey/Johnny Brenda’s 

Bad History Month/Kung Fu Necktie 

The Young Step/The Fire 

Tuesday, November 14th 

Crystal Castles/Underground Arts 

Hayden James/The Foundry 

Mary Lambert/World Cafe Live 

Bully/First Unitarian Church 

Hazel English/Boot & Saddle 

Pere Ubu/Johnny Brenda’s 

Fred Beans/Lava Space 

Nikki Lane/Union Transfer 

Wednesday, November 15th 

Slowdive/Union Transfer 


CKY/The Fillmore 

Arkells/Underground Arts 

Elliot Brood/Johnny Brenda’s 

Korby Lenker/Milkboy Philly 

Plaque Marks/Kung Fu Necktie 

Thursday, November 16th 

Bishop Briggs/The Fillmore 

Smoke DZA/TLA 

Luna/Union Transfer 

Frankie Ballard/The Trocadero 

Bob Weir/Wells Fargo Center 

KJ Sawka/Coda 

Poppy/The Foundry 

Bob Baldwin/South 

The Band Camino/The Barbary 

Friday, November 17th 


The Lone Bellow/Union Transfer 

Mt. Joy/The Fillmore 

The Black Heart Procession/Boot & Saddle 

Ekali/The Foundry 

Wrecks/Voltage Lounge 

The Ballroom Thieves/Johnny Brenda’s 

Theo Croker/South 

The Black Heart Procession/Boot & Saddle 


funky T/Milkboy Philly 

Golf Clap/Coda 

Saturday, November 18th 

Culture Club/Golden Nugget Atlantic City 

G.Love & Special Sauce/The Music Box @The Borgata 


Hot Snakes/Underground Arts 

Princess Nokia/Coda

Dee Dee Sharp/World Cafe Live 

Theo Croker/South 

The Eyelids/Kung Fu Necktie 

Church Girls/Johnny Brenda’s 

Sunday, November 19th 

Silversun Pickups/The Fillmore 

Chrome Sparks/Underground Arts 

Hot Water Music/Union Transfer 

Shilpa Ray/Kung Fu Necktie 

Famous Dex/District N9ne

Sannhet/The Fillmore 

Bedouine/Johnny Brenda’s 

Monday, November 20th 

ODESZA/Electric Factory (and Tuesday, too!) 

American Football/Union Transfer 

Mariah Carey/Sands Bethlehem Entertainment Center 

Tuesday, November 21st 

Finding Neverland/The Kimmel Center 

The Lighthouse/Milkboy Philly 

Nikka Costa/World Cafe Live 

Kool Keith/Kung Fu Necktie 

Kitten/Boot & Saddle 

Naked Giants/First Unitarian Church 

Liz Bills/The Barbary 

Wednesday, November 22nd 

Basement/The Fillmore 

Carach Angren/The Trocadero 

The McLovins/Milkboy Philly 

Chris Paterno Band/World Cafe Live 

Stars Apart/Boot & Saddle 

Jerome Jennings/South

Thursday, November 23rd

Gobble, gobble!

Friday, November 24th 

Balance and Composure/Electric Factory (and Saturday, too!) 

Hoodie Allen/Union Transfer 

Kirk Franklin/Ledisi/Tower Theatre 

AC Slater/Coda 

Sheppard/The Foundry 

Jason Ross/Rumor 

It’s a King’s Thing/Boot & Saddle 

Antagonizers Atl/Voltage Lounge 

Danceteria/The Dolphin Tavern 

Saturday, November 25th 

Kamasi Washington/Union Transfer 


Figure/District N9ne 

Balance and Composure/Electric Factory

Pierce Fulton/The Foundry 

Mariah Carey/Borgata Event Center 

Guordan Banks/Coda 

Tom Mackell/The Grape Room 

Sunday, November 26th 

A Christmas Carol/Walnut Street Theatre 

Pianos Become the Teeth/TLA 

Joanna Pascale/South 

Monday, November 27th 

Hype/Rock On Philly/World Cafe Live 

Tuesday, November 28th 

St. Vincent/Electric Factory 

Cut Copy/Union Transfer 

Wednesday, November 29th

Maxïmo Park/The Foundry 

Emily Haines/Union Transfer 

The Weather Station/Boot & Saddle 

Thursday, November 30th 

Cannibal Corpse/TLA 

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah/Johnny Brenda’s 

Liam Gallagher/Union Transfer 

Toxik/Kung Fu Necktie 

Jolie Holland/Boot & Saddle 

Odean Pope/South 

Friday, December 1st 

Borgore/The Fillmore 

Deer Tick/Union Transfer 

Gin Blossoms/Borgata Hotel & Casino 

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah/Johnny Brenda’s 



Celtic Thunder/Tower Theatre 

Nick Pope/Ortlieb’s 

Saturday, December 2nd 

Vanilla Ice/Salt-N-Pepa/Rob Base/Coolio/Sands Bethlehem 

The Barr Brothers/Underground Arts 

Hundredth/Boot & Saddle 

Jackie Evancho/Keswick Theatre 

Hodera/Everybody Hits 

Death Pesos/Kung Fu Necktie 

Sunday, December 3rd 

Ryan Hurd/Dustin Lynch/The Fillmore 

Allan Rayman/The Foundry 

Narcotic Wasteland/The Foundry 

Monday, December 4th 

The National/Kimmel Center 

Oceans Ate Alaska/The Fillmore 

Rory Scovel/Underground Arts 

Hype/Rock On Philly/World Cafe Live 

Tuesday, December 5th 

LCD Soundsystem/The Fillmore (and Wednesday, too!)


Jaws of Love/World Cafe Live 

Wednesday, December 6th 

Gary Numan/Union Transfer 

Thursday, December 7th 

Pentatonix/Tower Theatre 

ILLENIUM/Electric Factory 

Space Jesus/Union Transfer 

Hilary Hahn/Philadelphia Orchestra/Kimmel Center 

QTY/Boot & Saddle 

Friday, December 8th 

Andrea Bocelli/Wells Fargo Center 

Kill The Noise/The Fillmore 

Rebirth Brass Band/Underground Arts 

Vagabon/First Unitarian Church 

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong/TLA 

Saturday, December 9th 


Wolf Alice/The Trocadero 

Hiss Golden Messenger/World Cafe Live 

Rebirth Brass Band/Underground Arts 


Sunday, December 10th 

Pinegrove/Union Transfer 

The Interrupters/TLA 

Mary Scholz/World Cafe Live 

Monday, December 11th 

Vesperteen/Voltage Lounge 

Tuesday, December 12th 

The Color Purple/Forrest Theater 

Angel Olsen/Union Transfer (and Wednesday, too!) 

The White Buffalo/The Foundry 

Wednesday, December 13th 

Juanita Stein/World Cafe Live 

Adeadelus/Johnny Brenda’s 

Thursday, December 14th 

Will Downing/Keswick Theatre 

Ryan Kinder/The Foundry 

Neil Hamburger/Johnny Brenda’s 

The Dear Hunter/Union Transfer 

Vincent Ingala/South 

Friday, December 15th 

Municipal Waste/The Trocadero 

Michael Bolton/Sugarhouse Casino

Trophy Eyes/The Fillmore 

Muscle Tough/Johnny Brenda’s 

Desert Hearts/Coda 

Saturday, December 16th 


Converge/Union Transfer 

Marah/Underground Arts 

Sammy Wilk/Voltage Lounge 

St. James & the Apostles/Ortlieb’s 

Sunday, December 17th 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra/Wells Fargo Center 

PEEK/World Cafe Live 

Carmen Lundy/South 

Monday, December 18th 

The Pink Spiders/Kung Fu Necktie 

Chris Pureka/Boot & Saddle 

Gas/Union Transfer 

Laughs on Philly/Ortlieb’s 

Tuesday, December 19th 

Unsane/Kung Fu Necktie 

Wednesday, December 20th 

Nothing and Ceremony/PhilaMOCA 































2017 Philly Spring Concert Calendar

What it all comes down to is…click on any of the links below to get those tickets and let’s have the best Philly almost summer concert season ever starting right about….now. 


Monday, May 8th 


Laughs on Philly/Ortliebs 

Eliza/Kung Fu Necktie 

La Misa Negra/World Cafe Live 

Tuesday, May 9th 

Ugly God/The Foundry 

State Champs/TLA 

Flamingosis/Johnny Brenda’s 

Toni Rimiti/World Cafe Live 

Levitation Jones/Coda 

Courtney Marie Andrews/Boot & Saddle 

Wednesday, May 10th 

T.I./TLA Philly 

Coheed/Cambria/The Dear Hunter/The Fillmore 

Adult/Johnny Brenda’s 

Radkey/Kung Fu Necktie 

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia/World Cafe Live

The Midnight Snack/Bourbon & Branch 

Thursday, May 11th 

Brian McKnight/Sands Bethlehem Event Center 

Billy Currington/The Fillmore 

You Me At Six/The Foundry 

Kelly Price/TLA Philly 

Pond/Johnny Brenda’s 

Tony Bennett/Borgata Event Center 

Friday, May 12th 

Metallica/Lincoln Financial Field

Future & Friends/BB&T Pavilion 

The 1975/Sands Bethlehem Entertainment Center 

Lupe Fiasco/Electric Factory 

Desiigner/The Trocadero 

Loretta Lynn/Penn’s Peak 

Kool G Rap/Voltage Lounge

Le Youth/Rumor 

Morgan Page/Premier Nightclub 

Eddie Money/Valley Forge Casino Resort 

Saturday, May 13th 

Kings of Leon/Bastille/Empire of the Sun/BB & T Pavilion 

Trey Songz/Electric Factory 

Mayday Parade/The Fillmore 

Tony Bennett/Sands Bethlehem Entertainment Center

Sunday, May 14th 

Bayside/Say Anything/Electric Factory 

Tech N9ne/The Trocadero 

Tall Heights/Johnny Brenda’s 

Disoriental/Kung Fu Necktie 

Tall Heights/Johnny Brenda’s 

Stephanie Mills/Tropicana Showroom 

Monday, May 15th 

Jesus and Mary Chain/Union Transfer 

Temples/Underground Arts

A Lot Like Birds/Voltage Lounge 

Logan’s Run/Balcony Bar at The Trocadero 

Tuesday, May 16th 

Dirty Dancing:The Musical/Merriam Theater (through May 21st) 

Saturday Night Fever/Walnut Street Theatre (through July 16) 

Wavves/The Foundry 

Meat Puppets/Underground Arts 

Midnight Oil/Keswick Theatre 

Gavin James/Milkboy Philly 

Wednesday, May 17th 

The xx/Mann Music Center 

Chris Cotton/The Barbary 

Samantha Crain/Johnny Brenda’s 

Chris Cotton/The Barbary 

Legendary Shack Shakers/Milkboy Philly 

Thursday, May 18th 

Perfume Genius/Union Transfer 

Pegboard Nerds/The Foundry 

The Sword/Underground Arts 

Christian Scott/South Kitchen & Jazz Parlor 

Whores./Kung Fu Necktie 

Friday, May 19th 

The Weeknd/Boardwalk Hall 

Real Estate/Union Transfer 

Brad Paisley/BB&T Pavilion 

Laura Marling/TLA 

The Growlers/Underground Arts

Jersey Shore Music Festival 

Streetlight Manifesto/Electric Factory 

Saturday, May 20th 

Italian Market Festival/Connie’s Ric Rac 

Godsmack/Bush/The Pretty Reckless/BB & T Pavilion 

Ty Segall/The Trocadero 

Idina Menzel/Borgata Event Center 

Sylan Esso/Union Transfer 

C+C Music Factory/Freedom Williams/One Centre Square 

Lincoln Durham/Milkboy  Philly 

Sunday, May 21st 

Sylan Esso/Union Transfer

The Happy Fits/Voltage Lounge 

Joan Osborne/Sellersville Theater 

Doug Tuttle/Bourbon & Branch 

Chastity Brown/World Cafe Live 

Monday, May 22nd 

Whitney/Union Transfer 

Little Feat/Keswick Theatre 

Red City Radio/Voltage Lounge 

Christopher Paul Stelling/Bourbon & Branch 

Tuesday, May 23rd 

Pixies/Electric Factory 

Marian Hill/TLA Philly 

Moth/Union Transfer 

Ruth B/The Foundry 

Decorations/Boot & Saddle 

Wednesday, May 24th 


Matt Kelly/Kung Fu Necktie 

Ottmar Liebert/Sellersville Theater 

TJ Kong/Boot & Saddle 

Thursday, May 25th 

Mumford & Sons/BB & T Pavilion 

R3hab/Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino 

Alex Bugnon/South Jazz 

Boombox Cartel/Coda 

Front Country/World Cafe Live 

Friday, May 26th 

Wale/TLA Philly 

Rick Ross/The Fillmore 

The Orwells/Union Transfer 

Kansas/Resorts Atlantic City 

Fifth Harmony/The Mann Center for Performing Arts 

Dru Hill/Harrah’s Casino Hotel Atlantic City 

Xasthur/Kung Fu Necktie 

DJ Ricochet/The Barbary 

Saturday, May 27th 

Daryl Hall & John Oates, Tears For Fears, G. Love & Special Sauce, Vivian Green, Marah, Son Little, Allen Stone, and Kandace Springs/Festival Pier @ Penn’s Landing 

Philly Pops/Mann Music Center 

The Building/Johnny Brenda’s 

Carol Cleveland Sings/Boot & Saddle 

Sunday, May 28th 

valley exit/Johnny Brenda’s 

Uada/Kung Fu Necktie 


Maxwell/Ledisi/Borgata Event Center 

City and Colour/Noah Gundersen/Electric Factory 

Monday, May 29th 

Future Islands/The Fillmore 

Laughs On Philly/Ortlieb’s 

Dakhma/Kung Fu Necktie 

Stevie Rogers/The Barbary 

Tuesday, May 30th 

Russ/Union Transfer 

(Hed) P.E./Voltage Lounge 

Kiss The Sky/World Cafe Live 

Wednesday, May 31st 

LP/World Cafe Live 

LuLu/Sellersville Theater 

Veldt/Boot & Saddle 

Gabriel Garzón-Montano/The Foundry 

Thursday, June 1st 

Frightened Rabbit/Union Transfer 

Bell Biv DeVoe, En Vogue, and SWV/Mann Center For Performing Arts 

Roosevelt/The Foundry 

Kill Paris/Coda 

C+C Music Factory/Freedom Williams/One Centre Square 

Okilly Dokilly/Kung Fu Necktie 

Friday, June 2nd 

Dave Matthews/Tim Reynolds/Mann Center for Performing Arts 

Junie B. Jones:The Musical/Walnut Street Theatre (through June 11th) 

Baroness/Union Transfer 

Phoenix/The Fillmore 

Slingshot Dakota/Petal/Everybody Hits 

Saturday, June 3rd 

Pharrell Williams/Lil Wayne/Solange/21 Savage/Kimbra/Black Thought/J.Period/Fat Joe/Mobb Deep/Festival Pier @ Penn’s Landing 

The Chainsmokers/Liacouras Center 

Afroman/One Center Square

Thomas Rhett and Dan + Shay/BB & T Pavilion 

Dave Matthews/Tim Reynolds/Mann Center For Performing Arts 

Sunday, June 4th 

Iron Maiden/Wells Fargo Center 

Jennifer Knapp/World Cafe Live 

Monday, June 5th 

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds/Electric Factory

Blossoms/The Foundry 

Tuesday, June 6th 

Ho99o9/The Foundry 

Cracker/Sellersville Theater 

Blue Roots/Washington House Restaurant 

Wednesday, June 7th 

The Skullers/World Cafe Live 

The Avalanches /TLA Philly 

Andrew Victor/Mike Quinn/Kung Fu Necktie 


Thursday, June 8th 

Train/BB&T Pavilion 

Jurassic 5/TLA 

Tedeschi Trucks Band/Merriam Theater  (through June 10th) 

Brand Nubian/Das EFX/Undergroud Arts 


Friday, June 9th 

Slightly Stoopid/Festival Pier @ Penn’s Landing 

!!! (Chk Chk Chk)/Underground Arts 

Taake/The Foundry 

Carter Reeves/Coda 

Karikatura/Philadelphia Museum of Art 

Saturday, June 10th 

The Killers/Borgata Event Center 

Jack Johnson/BB&T Pavilion 

Bryan Adams/Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Dawes/The Fillmore 

Don Henley/Sands Bethlehem Entertainment Event Center

Girlpool/Union Transfer 

Sunday, June 11th 

The Killers/Foster the People/Bleachers/Kaleo/Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness/BB & T Pavilion 

Black Urn/The Barbary 

Monday, June 12th 

Austin Mahone/Coda 


Tuesday, June 13th 

Gaelic Storm/Sellersville Theater

Freddie Gibbs/The Foundry 

Bryan Adams/Mohegan Sun Arena @ Casey Plaza 

Wednesday, June 14th 

Sorority Noise/Union Transfer 

Thursday, June 15th 

Icon For Hire/Voltage Lounge 

Vince Gill/F.M. Center for the Performing Arts

Barns Courtney/The Foundry 

Friday, June 16th 

Sigur Rós/Mann Center for the Performing Arts 

Day Wave/The Foundry 

Elvis Costello & The Imposters/Tower Theatre 

JC Brooks/Milkboy Philly 

Saturday, June 17th 

Deftones/Rise Against/Thrice/Three Trapped Tigers/Festival Pier @ Penn’s Landing 

Florida Georgia Line/Nelly/Chris Lane/BB & T Pavilion 

Michael Franti/Spearhead/Electric Factory 

PWR BTTM/The Trocadero 

Sunday, June 18th 

U2/The Lumineers/Lincoln Financial Field

Vince Gill/Keswick Theatre 

Lizzo/The Foundry 

Monday, June 19th 

Jason Isbell/The Fillmore 

Tuesday, June 20th 

Neil Diamond/Wells Fargo Center 

Joan Shelley/Boot & Saddle 

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