Franklin Music Hall

  • Bartees Strange Goes Headliner (11/18 at The Foundry)

    Indie rock singer/songwriter Bartees Strange has already made a major splash in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection this year, with an April show supporting Car Seat Headrest at Franklin Music Hall and a September appearance at WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival in Camden.  However, the DC-based musician...
  • Catch Up With Alvvays, 11/12 at Franklin Music Hall

    Canadian indie poppers Alvvays have described their latest single, “After The Earthquake” – inspired by Haruki Murakami’s After the Quake – as, “a rapid fire recital of drive-thru breakdown, tectonic breakup and boyfriend in a coma brake failure.”  The track is off of the band’s third LP, Blue Rev, released...
  • Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue: 4 Reasons to See Soccer Mommy 11/11 at Franklin Music Hall

    This Friday, November 11th, 25-year-old Nashville indie rock singer/songwriter Sophie Allison – better known as Soccer Mommy — returns to Philadelphia to play Franklin Music Hall, her biggest headlining show in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection yet, as part of her Touring, Forever trek.  The tour...
  • Crooks & Nannies Return and Hit the Road with Lucy Dacus (9/29 at Franklin Music Hall)

    “I had my sister listen to it and she said, ‘This is like the chaos remix!’” says Sam Huntington of “control,” the first single from local Philadelphia duo Crooks & Nannies in five years, which dropped this Wednesday.  The song is an older track, which Madel Rafter (the other...
  • Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar on Being in Their First Band (9/10 at TLA w/ Destroy Boys)

    “I think my favorite reactions are the ones that tend to be slightly confused, like, ‘This is pop punk,’ then, ‘This is totally not pop punk,’ or ‘Oh, shit, they’re heavy!  I didn’t know they were that heavy,” says Ashrita Kumar, vocalist of Pinkshift, regarding the way their music...
  • Mitski Fandom on Full Display at Franklin Music Hall

    During Cassandra Jenkins’ most recent stop at Johnny Brenda’s, just two weeks ago, she regaled the audience with tales of her recent UK tour supporting Mitski and realizing that waves of fans fainting in Beatlemania fashion had become about as common as Morrissey stage invasions for shows of the...
  • 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...