Union Transfer

  • One-Time-Only: Plains in Eraserhood

    Katie Crutchfield has already graced the stage of Union Transfer twice this year, and during her third and most recent 2022 appearance at the Eraserhood ballroom, the singer/songwriter revealed that she was just informed she had played the venue more than any other artist…  Her two sold-out appearances this...
  • 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...
  • Meet BAYLI, 11/13 at UT (w/ Magdalena Bay)

    BAYLI is currently our favorite alt-pop-phenom-on-the-rise to emerge from the confines of lockdown-inspired internet fandom.  “She makes bops for the it-girl that resides in all of us,” says The Face.  The queer, Black singer/songwriter first made a major splash on her own with 2021’s stories from new york EP,...
  • Superorganism’s Orono Noguchi on, “making the boldest, biggest, coolest thing EVER!” (11/5 at UT)

    This July London-based, internationally bred pop outfit Superorganism released World Wide Pop, the year’s most unabashedly candid collection of songs, and also one of the year’s best.  New York Times called the band’s sophomore album, “An explosion of bubble-gum hooks, wild production ideas and genuinely poignant reflections about growing...
  • Hear Madi Diaz Talk About Love, 10/26 at JB’s

    Nashville-based Americana singer/songwriter Madi Diaz has played a handful of ginormous shows in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection since the August 2021 release of History of a Feeling, her ANTI- debut, which NPR Music called, “freaking superb,” and which even earned a Tweet from Kathleen Hanna. ...
  • Come See Lowertown Go “batshit insane,” 10/29 at UT w/ beabadoobee

    Yesterday Atlanta duo Lowertown released their debut LP, I Love To Lie, courtesy of Dirty Hit.  And next week they hit the road for more than a month of shows supporting labelmate beabadoobee, including an October 29th stop at Union Transfer.  The band is comprised of BFFs Olivia Osby...
  • The Garden at Union Transfer

    Twin brothers Wyatt and Fletcher Shears, also known as The Garden, brought their 5th studio album, “HORSESHIT ON ROUTE 66,” to Union Transfer on October 8th. The brothers walked onto the stage in their signature jester face paint and performed with simple white stage lights the entire show –...
  • Wild Rivers on Their Year on the Road (10/5 at UT)

    A year ago, to the day, Canadian indie folk trio Wild Rivers graced the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection with a sold-out show at The Foundry, shortly after recording their sophomore LP, Sidelines.  The album, which dropped this February on Nettwerk, was characterized by Wonderland as, “sure...