Franklin Music Hall

  • Bikini Kill Releases Ranked (7/13 at Franklin Music Hall)

    Word on the street is that Bikini Kill’s July 13th show at Franklin Music Hall is just about sold out…  More than two years in the making, it will be the recently reunited riot grrrl co-founders’ first show in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection in nearly...
  • Lawrence: “Lots of energy, lots of dancing, lots of singing along…” (6/18 at Franklin Music Hall)

    Summer vibes will be aplenty this Saturday night in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection when sibling-led soul-poppers Lawrence bring their Sounds of Summer Tour to Franklin Music Hall, alongside co-headliners MisterWives and openers Winnetka Bowling League.  The NYC eight-piece band are currently touring behind Hotel TV,...
  • Flashing Back to 2018 with The Weather Station (4/24 at WCL)

    Two weeks ago The Weather Station (Tamara Lindeman) was named as support for a week’s worth of Mitski’s upcoming tour, including her long-sold-out rescheduled date at Franklin Music Hall on Sunday, July 24th.  However, the folk singer/songwriter will be playing her biggest headlining show in the City of Brotherly...
  • Ministry Albums, Ranked (3/9 at Franklin Music Hall)

    After nearly two years and three rescheduled dates, industrial legends Ministry are finally bringing The Industrial Strength Tour to Franklin Music Hall next Wednesday, March 9th, with The Melvins and Corrosions of Conformity.  Last night the tour kicked off in Columbus, Ohio, and boasted mostly songs from the late-‘80s...
  • Hailey Whitters: “I’m a songwriter, not a heart surgeon.” (2/25 at The Foundry)

    Although she’s currently in the middle of her first-ever headlining tour, there’s a good chance that country music fans of Philadelphia are already familiar with Hailey Whitters.  2019 saw the Iowa-born, Nashville-based singer/songwriter supporting Maren Morris at The Met and just last November she opened for Midland at the...
  • CHVRCHES Bring the Spectacle to Franklin Music Hall

    Last Friday, December 3rd, CHVRCHES put on the biggest (or perhaps just best) post-quarantine spectacle the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection has seen yet.  The Scottish synth-poppers packed Franklin Music Hall to at least capacity with a surprising mix of matured mall goths and young suburban couples,...
  • Julien Baker, LPs and EPs Ranked (9/15 at Franklin Music Hall)

    All three of our beloved boygenius girls are gearing up to play their biggest Philadelphia shows yet… Up first is Julien Baker, the youngest and emo-ist of the trio, who will be headlining Franklin Music Hall on September 15th (Phoebe Bridgers will be at the Skyline Stage at the...
  • Charming Disaster, Your Last Chance for a Great Halloween Party (Tonight at JB’s, w/ Rasputina)

    Although the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection did host a number of noteworthy shows this actual Halloween, most notably Angel Olsen at Franklin Music Hall and Chelsea Wolfe at Union Transfer, I suspect that the city’s best Halloween celebration of 2019 will take place tonight at Johnny...
  • New Years Day, “Still Heavy” (Saturday at Franklin Music Hall, w/ In This Moment)

    I can’t think of a better way to start getting amped for Halloween than to join female-fronted, horror-inspired, alternative metalheads In This Moment and New Years Day this Saturday, October 19th, at Franklin Music Hall.  Headliners...