The Met Philadelphia

  • FIDLAR: “It’s just fun to see people still give a shit!” (1/20 at The Met w/ Oliver Tree)

    It’s been a while since we’ve seen uber-rowdy Los Angeles skate/garage punks FIDLAR in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, the last time being a 2018 headlining stop at Union Transfer, prior to the release of their third LP, Almost Free.  However, during a recent phone chat,...
  • The Beths Open The Met for The National

    Last Tuesday and Wednesday The National brought their stellar show in support of their recently dropped ninth studio album, First Two Pages of Frankenstein, to The Met Philly.  The Tuesday show included “Tropic Morning News,” from the new album, in addition to fan favorites from across their massive discography...
  • Jenny Lewis Returns to The Opera

    Although the humidity has been making the usually-slow summer concert season even snailier than usual, with a massive drought of shows and sparse audiences at those that are happening, last Thursday’s (7/20) return of Jenny Lewis to The Metropolitan Opera House produced a crowd of several thousand – including...
  • Sierra Ferrell, On the Road Again

    The last time Sierra Ferrell played World Café Live she played to a sparse, still-filtering-in crowd as support for Parker Millsap in July of 2019.  However, last year the West Virginia-bred, Nashville-based Americana singer/songwriter played a rousing afternoon set at WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival, in addition to a virtual...