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  • Hevy Devy
    The Devin Townsend Project deconstructed the TLA this past Saturday, 9/22/12
    Eccentric musical visionary Devin Townsend is revered for many things. From his incredible vocal range to his wildly imaginative compositions, most fans agree that there is really no artist quite like him. Unsurprisingly, his exceptional studio...
  • Veteran Freshman Presents: Hip Hop Sessions at Philadelphia's TLA
    Veteran Freshman Presents: Hip Hop Sessions at Philadelphia's TLA
    On Friday, the Theatre of Living Arts at 334 South St. was full of people anticipating a good show. Vendors and fans alike filled the building with excitement as they all waited for Veteran Freshman Presents: Hip Hop Sessions to begin. DJ Ricochet...
  • Marillion
    Marillion radiated beautiful musicianship at the TLA on June 15th
    Few bands bond as strongly with their fans as renowned progressive rock group, Marillion. Known for their humility and gratitude toward their audience, they exude appreciation and openly invite participation and feedback. Similarly, the fans honor...
  • Marillion
    Progressive rock masters Marillion set to play the TLA on June 15th
    For almost thirty years, English quintet Marillion has been a leading force in the genre. Their 1983 debut record, Script for a Jester's Tear, was adored by fans for channeling the styles of pioneers like Genesis into original and exciting new...
  • Herman Li of DragonForce
    Review: DragonForce impresses Philadelphia fans despite technical kinks
    Recently, DragonForce swept into Philadelphia, PA to play a sweltering set at the TLA on South Street. this time with newly appointed front-man Marc Hudson. Despite a few technical kinks with the sound, the band sounded fresh and tight and singer...
  • Jon Anderson
    Legendary vocalist Jon Anderson delighted fans at the TLA on March 7th
    Although Jon Anderson is best known as the vocalist for Yes, he certainly has a substantial, devoted following as a solo artist. Ever since he faced an almost fatal illness in 2008 (and ever since his former bandmates shamelessly decided to carry...
  • TLA Video
    TLA Insider: The last video store in Philadelphia
    The song goes “you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone”, and it might as well have been written about… well, millions of things, but it certainly applies to the era of video rental stores.Way back...
  • The sign
    Blackfield & Anathema played an excellent show at the TLA
    English/Israeli duo Blackfield and Liverpudlian group Anathema are exceptional songwriters. In support of their third LP, Welcome To My DNA, Blackfield are touring the country, and for the first half of their run, they’ve brought along...
  • Blue October in Philadelphia
    Blue October brings their acoustic tour to Philadelphia
    Blue October, the platinum-selling rockband that calls Texas home, has been touring the East Coast in promotion of their latest album release, Ugly Side: An Acoustic Evening With Blue October. The 11-track album is a result of live recordings from...
  • Foals
    Don't miss Foals tonight at the TLA on South Street
    Looking for some last minute fun in the city tonight? Check out Foals at the Theater of the Living Arts on South Street in downtown Philly.This young native Oxford England dance-rock band have accomplished a lot in their 2 album existence. They&...
  • The CITY is a Jungle: Warpaint @ TLA 4/1/11
    The CITY is a Jungle: Warpaint @ TLA 4/1/11
    Deep, jewel-toned fog and dense, jungle drums warmed the crowds in Philly when the very talented and very L.A. 4-piece experimental rock group Warpaint joined PVT and Family Band to rock the fools at TLA last Friday, April 1. **Disclaimer: I...