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Music

The Philly Orchestra Makes Classical Music More Accessible with Free Concerts

The college concert program runs through 2020 and is open to all. 

by JULIA DAVIES

It's Time to Let the Encore Die

What was once a reward for a stellar audience has become tired tradition.

by MELANNIE JAY

The Perfect Playlist to Celebrate America and John Legend

Prepare yourself for his performance at the Stand Up & Vote event this Wednesday with some classics. 

by JULIA DAVIES

The PMA's Friday Nights Series Is an Unmissable Art Experience

The almost–weekly series unifies attendees and artists through whimsical performance and extended museum hours.

by AVERY JOHNSTON

Sabrina Claudio Shines Through Darkness on Her New EP 'Truth Is—The Short Collection'

The artist's newest release shows great promise for her upcoming full album and tour. 

by JULIA DAVIES

'Charli' Trades Mainstream Appeal for Self–Reflection

Charli XCX's newest album stands out as her most mature work yet.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Cashmere Cat Scrambles for Personality on 'Princess Catgirl'

The EDM producer hasn't yet found his voice.

by PEYTON TOUPS

grandson's 'End of the Beginning' Tour Unites Punks and Hip–Hop Fans Alike

With lyrical rapping, garage rock beats, and hardcore calls to arms, grandson had something for everyone at Union Transfer.

by MELANNIE JAY

Is Live Nation Entertainment's Monopoly Hurting Concert Lovers?

The ticket sales giant streamlines fans' experiences, but is it worth the high cost of fees?

by TERESA XIE

Calexico and Iron & Wine Were Worth the Wait at Union Transfer

The long–anticipated return of the folk collaboration was accompanied by indie pop star Natalie Prass. 

by ALEC DRUGGAN

Fitz and the Tantrum's 'All the Feels' is For Those Who Long for Summer Forever

How the group's third studio album continues their youthful themes through a more mature lens.

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Deeper Importance of "Hot Girl Summer"

Why female rap is essential to creating a safe and empowered society—in every season.

by HANNAH YUSUF

mxmtoon's Debut Album Feels Ripped Straight From a Teenager's Diary

How the artist captures the feeling of adolescent boredom on 'the masquerade'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Sofar Sounds: Perfect for Students, but Problematic for Artists

People question whether the concert experience startup gives artists the recognition they deserve.

by TERESA XIE

Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow was Blinding at The Met Philly

The country–pop star reminds us what "yeehaw" really means.

by SAM KESLER

What Was 2019's 'Song of the Summer'?

Street picks the songs that defined this past season.

by TERESA XIE

How Post Malone's Casual Likability Made Him a Star

A look back at the artist's pathway to fame as he releases his third album, 'Hollywood's Bleeding.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

(Sandy) Alex G is His Most Vulnerable on 'House of Sugar'

The weirdo of Philly indie rewrites fairy tales and local lore.

by SAM KESLER

Why BROCKHAMPTON Hates Pitchfork

Exploring the relationship between artist and critic

by TERESA XIE

Mitski is at Her Peak Performing at Central Park

Closing out the 'Be The Cowboy' tour, the singer–songwriter takes an indefinite break from performing.

by SAM KESLER

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