Thursday, 2/18: Mission of Burma with Sleeper Agent, First Unitarian Church, $16, All Ages
Mission of Burma is one of the most important bands of the past 20 years, and once you hear them play, you’ll immediately know why.
Everyone loves telling stories. Whether reliving last weekend’s escapades, reminiscing about high school or repeating the absolutely ridiculous thing a professor said in class this week, this urge to share snapshots of daily life is embraced by Philadelphia’s First Person Arts.
Sunday, 2/14: El Perro Del Mar, World Cafe Live, $15, All Ages
Sweden’s own Sarah Assbring (yes, Assbring) is El Perro Del Mar, an appropriately sweet n’ salty lo-fi act that is taking the girls-with-pixie-cuts scene by storm.