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Rocking the Rotunda

Music was in the air at The University of Pennsylvania’s campus this past Saturday as the PopNoise Festival made its way back to the Rotunda for the third year in a row.…

Sing out loud

Karaoke, long a tradition in Japan, has finally clawed its way across the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, found its way to the Schuylkill River and died on the front step of the city we call home.…

Country music not just a sound of South

Country fans are standing loud and proud and the rest of the city is noticing. In recent years, country music has left Nashville and found its way to many major American cities.…

Shinedown outshines main act

We all wonder how rare events happen, like miracles, underdogs overcoming the odds or President Bush not saying something stupid. One of these rare events took place on Feb. 24 at the Electric Factory: the opening act out shined the main act.When Shinedown, the opening band for the Snocore Tour, came on stage, it felt like the main act.…

A ‘taste’ that leaves you wanting more

“Philly has been a place since we’ve started touring where we feel appreciated,” said Kyle Breckenridge, drummer of the band Thrice. “We always go to Jim’s for a cheesesteak. You can’t beat the cheese-steaks there.”With summer nearing, music fans are getting ready to embrace the year’s biggest tours.…

The Roots pay homage to their hometown

The Roots’ “Okayplayer Presents Tour” came to an end last weekend at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City, but not before the group put on an unforgettable performance in their hometown of Philly at the Electric Factory last Saturday.…

JILL SCOTT COMES BACK HOME

This weekend, at the Tower Theater, Philly’s biggest headliner, outside of Allen Iverson, will be coming home. Jill Scott, a North Philadelphia native, will be performing Friday and Saturday nights, with Kindred, a husband and wife group.…