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Shows To Think About Not Missing Before 2013

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We’re almost halfway through November. How weird is that? You’ve got about six to seven weeks to play with before a new year and resolutions and exercising in the winter and seasonal effective disorder and holiday debt. So maybe you should capitalize on some of these last days and nights before the bitter cold keeps you indoors on the daily.

ELECTRIC FACTORY

11/17 – Kreayshawnn (which we don’t really care about) but she’s with RYE RYE!
11/18 – A$AP Rocky with his crew: A$AP Mob, Danny Brown, and ScHoolboy Q
11/24 – Lamb of God (excellent metal)
11/27 – Gaslight Anthem (local post-punks)
12/12 – Matisyahu (Hasidic hip-hop!)
12/14 – Band of Horses
12/15 – Get The Led Out (Zep cover bands are never not worth the ticket)
12/26 & 12/30 – THE STARTING LINE

THEATRE OF THE LIVING ARTS

TONIGHT – Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis (Have you seen/heard “Thrift Shop” yet?)
11/19 – Trash Talk and Mellowhype
11/23 – Delta Spirit
12/1 – Boyz Noize with Sammy Slice (handsome local DJ)
12/6 – X and Reverand Horton Heat
12/7 – Anthony Green (fantastic soul singer)
12/10 – 2 Chainz (if you’re into that kind of thing)
12/20 – Good Old War (excellent local folk)
12/29 – RjD2

UNDERGROUND ARTS

11/17 – Helio Sequence
11/23 – Kid Koala
12/7 – The Coup (amazing legendary Oakland hip-hop)

UNION TRANSFER

11/15 – Dan Deacon
11/16 – Yeasayer with SINKANE (accompanying sick light show)
11/27 – Twin Sister with School of Seven Bells
12/1 – Tanlines
12/4 – Marina & The Diamonds with Icona Pop
12/7 – Black Moth Super Rainbow (glassy-eyed psychedelia from PA)
12/8 – Japandroids with DIIV (this could be the ONE show not to miss)
12/13 – Antibalas with West Philadelphia Orchestra
12/14 – Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe presents “A Tribute To The Beastie Boys” (SERIOUSLY!?)
12/29 – The Hold Steady

R5/BARBARY/CHURCH

TONIGHT – Death Grips with Mykki Blanco
11/18 – Conor Oberst with Daniel Johnston at the Kimmel Center
12/7 – Rachael Yamagata at the Church Chapel
12/12 – Nada Surf

JOHNNY BRENDA’S

11/15 – Purling Hiss (insane local noise – bring ear plugs, perhaps)
11/18 – And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead (killer new record)
12/2 – Six Organs Of Admittance with Blues Control
12/8 – Anais Mitchell with Cuddle Magic
12/10 – Mates of State (see you there!)
12/30 & 12/31 – The War On Drugs

KUNG FU NECKTIE

11/16 – METZ with NOTHING (this’ll get nasty)
11/19 – BITBY presents: Thee Idea Men with Katie Frank

THE BLOCKLEY

11/26 – Freeway (oh hey!)
11/29 – Pusha T
12/1 – Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad



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