>>>Former Pattern Is Movement-er Corey Duncan’s Oh! Pears take the stage at Kungfu Necktie with support from Leverage Models, In One Wind, and Son Step. >>>Seven-piece queer and allied band Dangerous Ponies will be bringing their 60′s soaked pop/psych/surf to Johnny Brenda’s with Green Paper, Ghost Light, and MC Juliet Hope Wayne. >>>And over at [...]
Archive for July 31st, 2012
The Philadelphia Orchestra announced today, after a little more than a year under bankruptcy protection, the organization has “officially emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection,” effective yesterday. As part of the Philadelphia Orchestra Association’s reorganization efforts, “the Association addressed more than $100 million in claims, debts, and liabilities with a settlement of $5.49 million. Of [...]
Bill Cosby Did A Little Dance On Jimmy Fallon’s TV Show, And Then Fallon Danced And Danced While Cosby WatchedTuesday, July 31st, 2012
It was really quite the sight. For a moment or so, it was the best thing on television (video starts at 13:50).
Made In America Lineup Finally Finalized With A Canadian, A Philadelphian, Some Rap Legends, And Some SwedesTuesday, July 31st, 2012
A full two months after “phase one” of the Made In America music festival was announced, we’ve got word of the final additions to the lineup. Joining the already announced Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Jay-Z, Passion Pit, and more are Drake, Jill Scott, Run DMC, The Hives, Chris Cornell, Gary Clark Jr, and a few more. [...]
Or, at least that’s what we think is going on here. It’s very blurry, so we can’t really tell. However, it’s likely it was just part of Ferrell and Galifianakis’ promotional visit to the Constitution Center this morning to promote The Campaign. Yeah, it’s definitely one of those two things. [Photo via Siri Feinberg]
The new one from the hardest-working electro pop band in Philly, City Rain, debuted on Alternative Press yesterday. You can check them out on August 9th and PhilaMOCA.
In case your’re interested in what we’ll be listening to for the rest of the day, it’s You Are Listening To Philadelphia. The You Are Listening To series of websites takes ambient music, and lays it underneath (or on top of, depending on how you set your volume levels) a city’s police scanner. After having [...]
From The Mailbag: We Can Only Surmise That Someone From The Carpenters Union Has A Google Alert Set For “Inflatable Rat”Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
Reacting to (we assume) this post yesterday about the union shenanigans currently (and in the future) being endured by the Post Brothers, one reader was moved to write us: Oh dear. Just for shits and giggles, we googled this guy, only to find that, like many who exhibit such pride and sense of ownership over [...]
… He’s not. Still. You may recall that, back in May, we considered the canon of on Billy Joel, because fate had forced our hand. If you don’t feel like going back and looking at the post from May, here it is in brief: Damn, Billy, stop being so sensitive! You might be a crabby [...]
Seen on Broad Street line at Tasker Say what you will about the Broad Street Line Tigerman, but with that outfit and those muttonchops, he’s definitely going somewhere interesting. Lose the shades though, Tigerman. Seeing something around town of note? Cameraphone it to: tips[at]philebrity[dot]com.
Well Shane, it’s been fun. We’re not exactly sure if getting pitchers Josh Lindblom and Ethan Martin from the LA Dodgers in return for you is a good deal, but it’s been done. You’ve done so much for us, and we really appreciate it. As long as you don’t go all Jayson Werth on us [...]