The Fillmore

  • Wild Rivers on the Beauty of Live Music (10/4 at The Foundry)

    “You put content of music out into the abyss and that doesn’t always feel like when you put music out to a person,” says Khalid Yassein, guitarist, vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter of Canadian folk rock trio Wild Rivers.  The band spent the better part of the pandemic working on...
  • 5 Reasons to Get Your Tickets to Melanie Martinez at the Fillmore, Next Wednesday

    In an era when digital-only EPs and surprise midnight releases seem to be all the rage, you really have to give it to a mega-pop star who releases her latest album as an accompaniment to a feature-length film of her own.  Last month electropop chanteuse Melanie Martinez released K-12,...
  • Catch up With Phoebe Ryan, Saturday at the Fillmore with Carly Rae Jepsen

    I’m sure that all of Philadelphia’s unabashed pop music fans are well aware that this Saturday, July 20th, The Fillmore will be hosting Carly Rae Jepsen, who first gained mega-notoriety with 2011 teen pop smash single “Call Me Maybe,” before going on to churn out Ptichfork-approved, synth-fueled dance pop...
  • See Walk Off The Earth’s “crazy live show,” This Saturday at The Fillmore

    Canadian alternative pop outfit Walk Off The Earth has been through quite a bit recently.  Shortly after announcing possibly their biggest tour dates to-date late last year, longtime member Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor unexpectedly passed, leaving the remaining four to ponder their musical future.  However, fortunately for fans (and...
  • Luluc: “Expect some harmoniousness.” (Opening for J Mascis Tuesday at WCL)

    I’m sure our readers are more than grateful that J Mascis regularly brings Dinosaur Jr. through the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, and this summer we even got a chance to see his Heavy Blanket open for My Bloody Valentine at The Fillmore, but this Tuesday, 12/4,...
  • Khruangbin Returns to Another Sold Out Crowd, Friday at Union Transfer

    Houston-based, soul-meets-funk psychedelic, “world music”-inspired rockers Khruangbin are preparing to play their fourth sold out Philadelphia show this year, when they headline Union Transfer this Friday, November 30th.   The trio first sold out neighboring Eraserhood venue Underground Arts this April (The smallest show I’m guessing they’ll ever play in...
  • Rituals of Mine Open Up The Fillmore for Garbage Tonight: “Expect a lot of emotion, a lot of hair, and no holding back.”

    I know all of my local loved-ones are beyond excited to see Garbage celebrate the 20th anniversary of Version 2.0 tonight at The Fillmore (Yeah, it’s exciting enough to warrant going to The Fillmore…), but I highly recommend getting there early to catch the opening set from Rituals of...
  • What to Make of Khruangbin…

    Despite having a relatively modest 6,500 “followers” on Twitter, Houston trio Khruangbin has already sold out three pretty massive Philadelphia shows in 2018.  The band, who uniquely blend world music with soul, psych rock, and nearly countless other genres and scenes (Thai music of the ‘60s and ‘70s are...
  • Elohim Talks “Love, Light, and Inspiration”

    LA-based artist/producer Elohim is yet to release her first full-length, but her musical career has already had a plethora of big moments… including a few in our vicinity.  Last year she played the Firefly Festival shortly before a spot supporting Alison Wonderland at the Factory.  Elohim is currently preparing...