Nils Frahm *Tonight* In The Sanctuary ! Highly Recommended !

Hellos – Kindly pardon the extremely rare Thursday email, but we wanted to give some extra special love to this evening’s show, which we’ve been eagerly anticipating for months!Tonight, we are thrilled to be bringing back one of our legit favorite artists currently making music, the wonderful Nils Frahm, a Berlin-based experimental modern classical composer […]

We Are So Excited – SLINT – May 1st – Union Transfer

Hi. We normally do not send out dedicated e-mails about one show but we are going to make the rare exception here. We are thrilled and beyond excited to announce that one of our all time favorite bands will reunite and play a rare live show at Union Transfer this spring.  For those who do […]

Our Biggest Event of The Year – The Punk Rock Flea Market – This Weekend

Winner of the 2013 Philadelphia City Paper Reader’s Choice Award Winner for “Best Festival / Gathering” – it’s THE PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET ! Now stretched out over two days. 500+ different vendors (THERE ARE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT VENDORS EACH DAY – NO REPEATS) selling old records, clothes, art, music, food, junk, bicycles, stereo equipment, instruments, […]

PRFM – Helping Young Women In Afghanistan

Hellos! Last evening while scrolling down through pages of mind numbing facebook nonsense, I came across a truly inspiration video about a wonderful organization known as SKATEISTAN. An Afghan non-governmental organization that works with youth from a wide range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds to build trust and to provide empowerment through a combination of skateboarding and […]

Two Very Special Nights of Music This Week – Olafur Arnalds & Communion Recs

Hellos – Excuse the rare Tuesday mailing. We have two extra special nights of music ahead of us this week and wanted to give extra special attention to them…This Saturday (Oct 5th) we are extremely proud and excited to bring 26 year old Icelandic composer, Ólafur Arnalds to play his first show ever in Philadelphia.Over the past […]

CHVRCHES & WASHED OUT – DJ Sets & Live Shows – Tonight/Tomorrow

Hellos – We have very two special nights ahead of us with two performers extending the party after their sets at Union Transfer. Tonight (Wed Sept 18th) the much buzzed about electro/pop trio CHVRCHES are playing to a packed house at Union Transfer. We absolutely fell in love with this band a few months back […]

Important Note – Our Listings Are Changing * Boot & Saddle Is Now Open

Hellos – Hopefully by now you know that our new establishment BOOT & SADDLE is now open in South Philadelphia. For those who don’t, we encourage you to come check it out. It’s a 60 seat bar and restaurant in the front and a separate 150 capacity venue in the back room. You don’t need […]

Our Brand New Venue – Boot & Saddle * Punk Rock Flea Market Announced

  Hellos! We are delighted to report that after almost two years of planning and renovation – BOOT & SADDLE opens this Monday September 9th. For those not in the the know Boot & Saddle was an old country bar which closed up shop in 1995 and remained shuttered ever since. We began renovations early in the […]

R5 Newsletter – August 1st 2013

Hellos – You likely heard about our big mega show announcement that we made yesterday…the infamous and somewhat legendary 90s indie rock outfit, NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL will be playing shows again and we were lucky enough to snag two of them. January 29th at The Tower Theater and January 30th at Union Transfer. Tickets go on-sale […]

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