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Thu 11/05 theNEWDEAL 8:00pm All Ages
With over 1400 legendary late nights, sold-out clubs and triumphant festivals under their belts, theNEWDEAL returns with a passion in 2015. Recently released tracks “Mercury Switch” and “Sabotage the System” offer a preview of their upcoming fall studio release which bassist Dan Kurtz describes as their “most creative” endeavor to date. “In the last few months we've been pushing ourselves to work with new sounds, new styles, new ways of arranging jams, and the stuff we've come up with has felt great and exciting to us as a result. We're listening back to the board tapes of all the shows and finding the parts, even if they're just a couple of seconds long, that sound the most inspiring and then building studio recordings around them. In some cases we'll glue a bit from one show in one city to another completely unrelated piece from another town, and create something we'd never have come up with in either just a live or just a studio setting.”
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Fri 11/06 91.3 WYEP presents The Polyphonic Spree 15th Anniversary Tour - performing “The Beginning Stages of…” in its entirety as well as some deep cuts, choice covers, and some other surprises 9:00pm All Ages
The Trees Are Getting Harder To Climb: 15th Anniversary of The Polyphonic Spree! The Polyphonic Spree began July 15, 2000 as one man’s desire to hear a sound he dreamt about; before most bands over the last decade, that are often compared in sound and vision to the Spree, were formed. The Polyphonic Spree have traversed the globe several times over much to the dismay of those that thought the band would never leave its hometown of Dallas, TX. They have appeared at every major music festival and late night television program. The Polyphonic Spree has ranged in size from 13 to 27 members. It has never been about the size but about the sound. The band currently has 21 active members.
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Sat 11/21 Papadosio - Extras in a Movie Tour: Act 1 8:00pm All Ages
The information age has a sound. Revolutionary technology meets an evolutionary message in Papadosio. Melding progressive rock with psychedelia, folk with electronica, and dance music with jam, the quintet has amassed a dedicated following of thousands of likeminded individuals sowing the seeds of unity and spreading the sounds of exaltation. Singer-songwriter Anthony Thogmartin’s visionary lyrics, eclectic production, and signature guitar work are anchored by the rock solid battery of drummer Mike Healy and bassist Rob McConnell. The quintet is rounded out by brothers Billy and Sam Brouse, whose virtuosic two-headed keyboard, synth, and programming attack give the band its unmistakable complexity and intensity.
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Sun 11/22 Mayhem/Watain - Black Metal Warfare pt II with special guests Rotting Christ 8:00pm All Ages
Mayhem: Inspired by groups such as Venom, Slayer, Motörhead and Celtic Frost, Mayhem was founded in 1984 by guitarist Øystein Aarseth (known initially as “Destructor”, later “Euronymous”), bassist Jørn Stubberud (“Necrobutcher”) and drummer Kjetil Manheim, taking their band name from the Venom song “Mayhem with Mercy”.
Watain: Ceremonial fanaticism, black mass hysteria, blood, fire and death; rock n roll as the Devil once intended…Musically fueled by forefathers such as Venom, Bathory, Metallica and Mercyful Fate, and spiritually fueled by the lawless will of the liberated spirit, Watain is that dangerous flame of Metal that seemed lost for many years, and that now once again has been set loose upon the dying world. in honor of the wild and untamed darkness that lies at the heart of true rock n roll music.
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Tue 11/24 The Menzingers / mewithoutYou 7:00pm All Ages
Philadelphia-by-way-of Scranton punk band, The Menzingers are two years removed from Epitaph debut On The Impossible Past. Voted Album of the Year by Absolute Punk and Punk News, the universal acclaim praised the band for its punk roots and quintessentially Midwest romantics. The same accolades have followed The Menzingers since forming as teenagers, followed since Chamberlain Waits (2010) and A Lesson In The Abuse of Information Technology (2007).
It is no mistake that mewithoutYou have become one of today’s most fascinating experimental rock acts. The last 15 years have borne witness to the Philadelphia five-piece exercising stylistic evolutions and aerial dynamics with humbling dexterity and untamed ambition. At their roots may be a theatrical progressive punk/post-hardcore band, but they’ve never been content to remain comfortably within a familiar genre. Their continuous multi-directional movements have left them increasingly difficult to classify, the growth of their branches impossible to predict. The group’s sixth full-length album, Pale Horses, is the best evidence to date of their eclectic agility.
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Sat 12/05 91.3 WYEP presents Keller Williams Trio featuring Rob Wasserman and Rodney Holmes 8:30pm All Ages
"I'm absolutely elated to introduce my new trio featuring Rodney Holmes on drums and Rob Wasserman on upright bass. Rob is a Grammy award winning composer and producer as well as a zenned out keeper of the pocket who has played with a jaw dropping amount of famous people. I first saw him in the late 80's as a duo with Bob Weir. Rodney, also a Grammy award winning composer and producer, is a complete and total badass on the drum kit and has played with folks like Maceo Parker and Santana. I became an instant fan in the early 2000's for his work on the "Live From Denver" albums with the Steve Kimock band. The thought of this project has me absolutely giddy with excitement and ideas. One is to focus on acoustic dance music while using my new as well as older material as a template for this vision. Another is to simply be a student of these two masters and allow them to take this music into lands unknown. Im excited. Can you tell?" Kw.
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Wed 12/16 DigiTour SlayBells 6:30pm All Ages

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