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Weekend Warrior, October 12 - 14

Today, Baby Steps, the new EP from the Kate Lord-led outfit Sleepy Freak, was released, and tomorrow evening, Horror Land will host a showcase of locals to mark the occasion. There’s both a sense of reflective imagination and the push toward adventure in these songs. An ongoing evolution runs a thread through the narratives that steadily simmer and ripple, leading way to a ripping cathartic release/realization. Gradually building tension through transparent vulnerability and melodically stacked progressions, these personal journeys lead you somewhere, while still hitting home. Sleepy Freak will also be joined by the bummer pop of Snowhore and lo-fi, sad folk of Puppy Angst, featuring Alyssa Milman (of Blushed). (Photo by Emily Dubin) – Michael Colavita

Yay!!! Fall is finally coming…

Horror Land (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Sleepy Freak (Record Release), Snowhore, Puppy Angst

Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) SAT Sammus

Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Emily Drinker, SAT RunHideFight

Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI The Tone Bandits/DJ Deejay, SAT Fame Lust

Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden St.) FRI Bri Steves, Beano French, Good Girl, Julian King

The Foundry (1000 Frankford Ave.) FRI DJ Sun, Killsing Visionary, Joshua Lang, DJ Hvnlee

World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) SAT (Upstairs) Transistor Rodeo, Betterducks/(Downstairs) Roots, Rock and Research: A Benefit for the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute:  West Philadelphia Orchestra, Jeremiah Tall

The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Lost Thirds, SAT Burnout Star

MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) SAT Miss Cantaloupe

Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) SUN Storks 

The Barbary (951 Frankford Ave.) FRI Revolution, I Love You, Maitland, The One2s

Century (1350 S 29th St.) FRI The Russells, Overwinter, SAT Blue Wonder & The Mystic Woman, Mike Matteson, Zack Krall Band, Knightlife, Brick Nova, SUN Bardus, Dirt Queen

Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI DJ Sylo, Astro 8000, SAT DJ Deejay, SUN Lew Jones

Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SUN Rusty Cadillac 

Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) FRI Saint Slumber / The Rich Quick Memorial Show: Reef The Lost Cauze, Ai-Que

Morgan’s Pier (221 N. Columbus Boulevard) FRI DJ Beatstreet, SAT Lean Wit It

Frankie Bradley’s (1320 Chancellor St.) FRI Royale, SAT Ian St. Laurent

The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI James Pace Band, Mr. Unloved, The Parameters, SAT New Alone, Local Smokes, JW Farrell, Nematode

Ardmore Music Hall (23 E. Lancaster Ave.) FRI John Kadlecik’s West Philly Fadeaway, Wax Future

Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) SAT Alenni, Curtis Cooper

The Pharmacy (1300 S. 18th St.) FRI Jakk Frost

Creep Records (1050 N. Hancock St.) FRI Sex With Rollercoasters, Mr. Lisp, Dead Robins

Space 1026 (1026 Arch St.) FRI Tact, Yankee Bluff, Eight, Big Nothing, SAT Tate, Slugqueen, Weller

Tralfamadore (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Broke Body, Elissa Janelle Velveteen, Busy Bee Project

Tundra Dome (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Carrie Ford, Egg Soda, SAT Sour Spirit, Bathassaults/Lvsxw (duo), Sewer Pope

The Mothership (602 S. 52nd St.) SAT Righteous Aquarium & Jet Lightspeed, Dialer, Exmaid 

The Tusk (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Spirit World, Shapeshifter

The Music Ward (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Diaphane, SUN. Beach Bod

Mainstream Pop

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Matt Simons
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Mercury Lounge

Alt/Indie Folk

Band name: 
Riley Pinkerton
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Venue name: 
Mercury Lounge

Blues Rock

Band name: 
Zane Carney
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Mercury Lounge
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New Yowler LP Available for Streaming

Black Dog In My Path, the new album from Yowler, officially arrives tomorrow via Double Double Whammy. Maryn Jones' (All Dogs, Saintseneca) songwriting finds a reflective, haunting place, where serenity and grit converge into a spellbinding, personal quest. You can join Jones and friends this evening at PhilaMOCA for Yowler's record release celebration. They'll be supported by fellow locals The Goodbye Party and Swanning.


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