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Weekend Warrior, February 9 - 11

Weekend Warrior, February 9 - 11

This Sunday, The Sound Hole stretches the standard sonic boundaries. Taiwan Housing Project tears into noise-laced, sorcery-stemming punk angst, peppered in free-jazz notes. That chaotic hybrid churns along the rails, casting a post-apocalyptic storm, while teetering on the edge of destruction that naturally rights itself. Jason Killinger (Spacin’, Birds of Maya) locks into down and dirty riff-tastic rock, turning down strange alleys of ambiance that orchestrate an odd, endless, space boogie. Kevin Nickles (Taiwan Housing Project, Ecstatic Vision) and Daniel Provenzano (Spacin', Purling Hiss), a.k.a. The Writhing Squares, tie together this lineup. There’s a heavy, burrowing, instrumental drive that moves with an insatiable exploratory appetite into deep space, incorporating an array of instrumentation that’s progressive with a primal core. Louisville, Kentucky’s Tropical Trash fits nicely into this assembly of eclectic, experimenting music makers. – Michael Colavita 

Other places to freak out this weekend…

The Sound Hole (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SUN Taiwan Housing Project, Writhing Squares, Jason Killinger

Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) SAT The Philadelphia Tom Petty Appreciation Band, SAT Rich Medina presents: JUMP N FUNK: America’s Original Fela Kuti Tribute Party

Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Midnight Flyer, SAT The York Street Hustle, SUN Greg Mendez (Record Release), Shannen Moser, Queen Jesus

Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI Say Gwen/DJ Deejay/Sideswipe, Malevil

PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St.) FRI Grandchildren (Music Video Release Show), Grubby Little Hands, The Retinas, SAT Haunted Homes

Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill St.) FRI LTC, SAT Love Killed Kurt, Flannel, White Limo, Purple to the Core, Manhole

Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden St,) FRI Inlets

The Trocadero (1003 Arch St.) FRI Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention After Party: Outer Heaven, Coffin Dust, Crowhurst, SAT Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention After Party: Basilysk, SUN (5pm) Mattress Food, The Cozy, Movies Like Juno, Secret Base Life, The Death of Saul, Inner Urge, New Alone

The Fillmore Philadelphia (1100 Canal St.) SAT So Far Gone: Dirty South Joe Magglezzz

The Foundry (1000 Frankford Ave.) FRI Max Swan, STS x Khari Mateen

World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) SAT (Upstairs) Matt Roach (CD Release), Emily Loscalzo/(Downstairs) PhillyBloco, SUN Peek-A-Boo Revue presents Sweet Dreams

The Fire (412 W. Grirard Ave.) Fri Tortuga. Cthulhu Martini, SAT The Sixth Year, Saint Wilde, Jac with No K, SUN Xilomen

MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) SAT Muscle Tough, Tucker Hill Band

Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) FRI Drew Sestito, SAT The 1910 Chainsaw Company, Trash Beach / Rob Grote (DJ Set)

Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Tiny Hueman, SAT Elison Jackson, SUN Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society, Envoûté: Magic Burlesque

The Barbary (951 Frankford Ave.) FRI Trash Boy, Kelsey Cork & the Swigs, Bern and the Bastards/Fantasy Panther, UltraMantis Black, In The Presence Of Wolves, Yuckmouf

Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI DJ Sylo, Astro 8000, SAT DJ Deejay, SUN Francisco Collazo

Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SUN Rusty Cadillac

Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) FRI Sublaymen, Alex Stanilla, FLNG, SAT Moonwalker, Pat Finnerty

Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) FRI The Guests (Record Release), DJ Nightwitch, Shari Vari (DJ Set), SAT DJ Baby Berlin, DJ Jem

Frankie Bradley’s (1320 Chancellor St.) FRI DJ Chris Urban, SAT Ian St. Laurent, SUN Murder's a Drag! A True Crime Drag Show

The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI Chestnut Grove, Local Smokes, SAT Nothing Vital, Plastic Shrines, Chad Jenkins Band, Jackson Craig

Ardmore Music Hall (23 E. Lancaster Ave.) SAT Killiam Shakespeare, DJ Aktive, SUN Winter Doldrums (Concert for Suicide Prevention: Mason Porter, Kuf Knotz, Matt Duke, Andrea Nardello Band, Christine Havrilla, John Faye, Black Horse Motel, Black Horse Motel, Lovers League, Michele Lynn's Vilomahed Project, Vilebred, Hannah Taylor and the Rekardo Lee Trio, Brian Flanagan, Sonja Sofya, Sweetbriar Rose

Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Orion Sun, Precolumbian, SAT Planned Parenthood Benefit: Whine Moms, Lazy Eye, Hoffman & The Sickos

The Pharmacy (1300 S. 18th St.) FRI The Ok-Ok's, Stoops, Soft Idiot / Ellen Siberian Tiger, Kenny 3, SAT Shawn Kilroy & The Pretty Horses, Gringo Motel, Judex

Planet Phitness (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Anti Valentine’s Day Cover Show

Darren (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Supine, Binary, Unn

JJ’s Diner  (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SUN Grayling, Overwinter

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