Live Review: The Hives and Refused @ Franklin Music Hall — 5/18/19

The Hives Perform at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia
The Hives perform at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia on May 18, 2019. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson)

Look, I don’t make the rules. But the rules clearly state that if THE BEST DAMN LIVE BAND ON THE PLANET decide not to play D.C. on their tour, but they are playing Philadelphia on a Saturday night, well you gas up the car and hit the road. So that’s what we did, trekking north to the City of Brotherly Love to catch Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist, Nicholaus Arson and the rest of The Hives on the opening night of their all too brief US tour.

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Live Review: Wu-Tang Clan @ Franklin Music Hall — 1/25/19

The Wu-Tang Clan performs at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia on Jan. 25, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

The Wu-Tang Clan began a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the group’s debut album last year, and they continued with a double barrel blast of shows at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia on Jan. 24 and 25.  I was there for the second night to capture a lot of images of the legendary rappers as they continued their salute to Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).

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Preview: Wu-Tang Clan @ Franklin Music Hall, 1/24 + 1/25/19

Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Clan (Photo courtesy Infamous PR)

The legendary Wu-Tang Clan will gather at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia for two nights — Thursday, Jan. 24, and Friday, Jan. 25. Friday is sold out, but you can see Wu-Tang tonight! Check out our recap of their recent appearance in DC at The Anthem and make plans to see these masters of hip hop.

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