| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Jim James can't seem to slow down.
Besides fronting one of the most beloved rock bands in the country — the Louisville, Ky., quintet My Morning Jacket — James has just put the finishing touches on his first solo album, still untitled and...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:23 AM
Since the late '90s, Mates of State have been a staple of the indie rock world. The husband-and-wife duo consists of Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner, who combine keyboard, drums and vocals to create energetic harmonies. Over the past 14 years, the Lawrence,...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
New Year’s Eve
The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current)
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:56 AM
This past weekend was packed with shows: J. Roddy Walston, the Get 'Em Mamis, Dashboard Confessional. Did anyone go see Erykah Badu at Rams Head? Our reviewer did not enjoy the show. That kind of weekend is gonna be a rarity this month. During the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:22 PM
For the Fourth of July, Live Nation wants to give you independence from high ticket prices. In celebration of Independence Day, the concert booking, promoting and venue agency is offering $20 tickets to nearly 20 concerts at four Philadelphia-area...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Back in 2006, when the band Augustana had a hit with its first single “Boston,” it seemed the band was on its way to becoming the next big thing. Augustana's Dan Layus at Philly's TLA But except for the minor......
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:38 AM
"I get restless pretty quick," is how singer-songwriter Sam Beam, who records under the name Iron and Wine, explains his latest album, "Ghost on Ghost." Recorded with strings and horn sections and backup singers, it's an eclectic folk/pop/R&B album that...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Abuzz with energy and surrounded by a few thousand fawning fans at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Fiona Apple made an admission. She and collaborator Blake Mills had been joking about the weight of their show all day, and "Now that we're here, I feel like...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Lollapalooza opened in Grant Park on Friday to -- what else? -- rain and a soggy turf that required wood chips to be imported and portions of Hutchinson Field to be roped off. Inclement weather is now a regular visitor at this festival, especially after a...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:38 AM
For an outfit powered rather straight-forwardly by guitars, keyboards and drums, Band of Horses is a little hard to pin down stylistically. On its studio releases, such as the new “Mirage Rock,” the sound is an impressive cross between...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:23 AM
**1/2 (out of four)
Every dude, I think, likes to imagine himself as the sort of rugged, all-American badass who drives vintage muscle cars and looks cool in his emotion-concealing Ray-Bans. This guy does not actually exist anymore, if he ever did, but,...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...