Ill Fated Natives, Jelani Sei, Kilamanzego will play the next House Key Showcase - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart
Ill Fated Natives | photo by Rachel Del Sordo for WXPN // Jelani Sei | photo courtesy of the artist // Kilamanzego | photo by Manny Arocho | courtesy of the artist

Following a spectacular gig this past Saturday night with Lizdelise, Strawberry Runners, and Snake Boy Gang, the House Key Showcase returns to announce its next installment: a concert on Friday, May 31st at Underground Arts with psychedelic blues rippers Ill Fated Natives, experimental indie rockers Jelani Sei, and electronic soundscaper Kilamanzego. 

A retro power trio in the vein of Cream, Blue Cheer, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Philly’s Ill Fated Natives have been burning up stages for the past six years; their debut LP Savages was released in 2015, and they followed it up last year with Live at the Bitter End, a recording from a gig in New York.

Hartford, CT four-piece Jelani Sei debuted in 2014 and pushed the boundaries of the New England post-emo scene with math rock rhythms and ambient textures folded into their songwriting. They have a new record due out later this year that takes their sound into even more experimental and eclectic realms.

Opening the gig is Kilamanzego, a West Philly artist that has been releasing track after track of cosmic electronic music over the past couple years. A multi-instrumentalist with roots in punk rock, Kilamanzego’s recent tracks feature elements of trap, pop, and traditional Ghanaian music, and they recently curated an amazing Spotify playlist of like-minded Philadelphians.

Tickets to the concert go on sale Friday, March 29th at noon, more information at the XPN Concert Calendar. The House Key Showcase is a collaboration between The Key and House Cat Presents, and is made possible with support from Founders Brewing and WXPN. Listen to music from May’s artists below.

Related Content
View All Related Content

No news added recently