by Adam McGrath
Fall concert season continues apace this weekend, with plenty of amazing shows all over Philadelphia. Here are just a few that promise to be worth the price of admission. Remember to tag your check-ins and photos with #phillyconcerts, and keep supporting live music!
Friday, October 17
Steve Gunn @ PhilaMOCA:
The virtuoso guitar player and occasional Kurt Vile collaborator has just released Way Out Weather, his second album on Paradise of Bachelors with friends Justin Tripp and John Truscinski backing him up. With Mary Lattimore and Jeff Zeigler, Spacin’.
Kopecky Family Band @ Union Transfer:
The Kopecky Family Band has received a warm welcome in Philly while touring behind 2013 release Kids Raising Kids, which spawned the hit song “Heartbeat”. WXPN hosts the Nashville indie-rockers Friday night with COIN opening.
Saturday, October 18
Black Milk @ Johnny Brenda’s:
The talented producer and MC from Detroit is previewing tracks from upcoming album If There’s A Hell Below, out October 28th and available now for pre-order. He’ll be performing with live band Nat Turner, which should be a real treat. Also on the bill are Reef the Lost Cauze and The Bul Bey.
The Last Bison @ World Cafe Live:
Bringing complex arrangements to Virginia mountain music, The Last Bison does modern American music with the best of them. Enjoy songs from recent independent release VA. With Monica Heldal. Check out our interview in the features section