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Benefit Show w/Stinking Lizaveta and Buffalo Stance at The Ox Dec. 19

The veteran Philly power trio Stinking Lizaveta are bringing their churning instrumental rock to The Ox tonight. Stinking Lizaveta is led by the Brothers Papadopoulos on guitar (Yanni) and upright electric bass (Alexi) and fueled by the drumming of Cheshire Augusta to create a well-oiled prog-metal machine. I’m glad that they are back after hearing about the band having to drop off the DOCKtoberfest bill in Oct. due to Alexi being in a bad accident. The “doom-jazz” trio tells epic tales void of words. Since 1996, Stinking Lizaveta have been releasing searing albums including last year’s Sacrifice and Bliss. The technical proficiency of these musicians is pretty remarkable and their sound is extremely tight while remaining unhinged at the same time. One will be hard pressed to not bang their head while witnessing their ferocious live performance. The lineup gets a trippy pop twist with the addition of Buffalo Stance. Led by Jamey Robinson with help from Matt Gibson and Evan Smoker from The Extraordinaires, these dudes churn out funky, quirky tunes that have Man Man-esque eccentricities with Beck-esque swagger. Jazz experimentalists Extreme Fishkin will be rounding out the evening. This event is also a benefit show so all donations are certainly welcomed. The Ox, (you should know by now or just ask a friend), 8pm, $5, All Ages - Adam G.



Deli Show TONIGHT! Gross Relations + Quilty + Lost Boy + Telenovelas


Who said that indie rockers have to lower themselves to listening to crappy/useless holiday music every end of December? The Deli this year gives all discerning NYC years the opportunity to check out some deliciously noisy emerging NYC artists - at Pianos on Tuesday 12.21. Here's the lineup with links - hope to see you there!

8.00 Telenovelas
9.00 Quilty
10.00 Gross Relations
11.00 Lost Boy?

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The Philadelphia Independent Craft Market at 2424 Studios Dec. 18

Put the fun back into your holiday shopping thanks to the epic return of the Philadelphia Independent Craft Market at 2424 Studios. For just $2 you’ll have the chance to do some last minute shopping for a plethora of unique jewelry, handmade soaps, knitted goods, original art, and then some. And you’ll also have the opportunity to catch a musical lineup of 5 fun local bands while enjoying free refreshments from PBR. David Sweeny & Mike Baker of The Spinning Leaves will treat you to the music of one seasoned duo, while Toy Soldiers Duo (who may be unveiling their new name Rum Rooster & the Farm) will treat you to the tunes of another. Meanwhile folk darlings Sisters 3 will be bringing their melodic tunes, and explosive blues rockers TJ Kong & the Atomic Bomb will have some liquored twang for your enjoyment. Closing out the lineup will be Joe Duffey and his basement grown band of minstrels, Underwater Window Garden. 2424 Studios, 2424 E. York St., 12pm - 7pm, $2, All Ages - Bill McThrill
Live Music Schedule:
12:50pm - David Sweeny & Mike Baker (of The Spinning Leaves)
2:10pm - Sisters3
3:20pm - TJ Kong & the Atomic Bomb
4:30pm - Rum Rooster and The Farm (Toy Soldiers Duo)
5:40pm - Joe Duffy’s Underwater Window Garden

Grand Re-opening of the “Legendary Dobbs” Tonight Dec. 18

Tonight is the grand re-opening of J.C. Dobbs as the “Legendary Dobbs”. Back in the day, artists like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Beck have graced their stage, and now they will be starting to host bands again on their first floor Thursday - Saturday and acoustic styled acts on the second floor. Wednesdays will have music and comedy open mics. They’ll be kicking things off this evening with nostalgic industrial 90’s sounding outfit Carfax Abbey. - The Deli Staff   

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