Here are ten concerts to see in the next seven days, all around Philly. For tickets and more information, head to WXPN’s Concerts and Events page.

Sunday 11/19: Mike Doughty and Ghost of Vroom

Mike Doughty’s musical journey has taken him from sample-based groove music to stark acoustic songs, and he’s collaborated with renowned producers like Mark Kramer and Dan Wilson, not to mention his 90s modern rock band Soul Coughing. With a string of hits, including “27 Jennifers” and “Looking at World From the Bottom of a Well,” and the success of “Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating in the Future,” the Philly debut of his new project Ghost Of Vroom promises a captivating musical experience. // 7 p.m., $27, AA

Ghost of Vroom - Yesterday In California

Tuesday 11/21: Sweet Pill at Asbury Lanes

Philadelphia’s Sweet Pill is having a great year, and are poised to have an even bigger one in 2024. This Tuesday, they’re set to grace the stage at Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Known for their explosive emo anthems that seamlessly blend elements of pop and hardcore, the band is deeply ingrained in their local music scene with various side projects and involvement in the Philly-based 4333 Collective. Their music defies genre boundaries, offering intricate compositions and technical prowess while drawing inspiration from the likes of Paramore and Circa Survive. Their show Tuesday finds them joined by scene friends Have A Good Season. // 8 p.m., $20, 18+

Sweet Pill - Starchild

Tuesday 11/21: Earl Sweatshirt and The Alchemist at TLA

Known for his unique blend of alt-rap and horrorcore Earl Sweatshirt rose to prominence as a member of Odd Future in the early 2010s and has since become a prolific rapper and producer. His  collaboration with tourmate The Alchemist, Voir Dire, released in 2023, showcases a departure from Earl’s experimental style, incorporating The Alchemist’s production expertise into the mix, promising an exciting live performance for fans. // 8 p.m., $84 and up (verified resale), AA


Earl Sweatshirt - Vin Skully

Wednesday 11/22: Liz Phair at Franklin Music Hall

Liz Phair, the Chicago-rooted singer/songwriter rockstar is taking her renowned album Exile In Guyville on a 30th anniversary tour. On the road with special guests Blondshell and Kate Bollinger, the Guyville tour is coming to Franklin Music Hall this Wednesday, for a perfect pre-holiday rock show. Liz Phair will be performing the entirety of her debut album, along with other fan favorite tunes. Don’t miss your chance to hear her critically acclaimed classic indie rock album for yourself, and warm up to the show by listening to Phair’s interview with Kristen Kurtis. // 8 p.m., $39.50, AA

Liz Phair - Mesmerizing

Wednesday 11/22: Groove Merchants at Musikfest Café

The Groove Merchants will be exuding their soulful funky blues soundscapes this Wednesday at Musikfest Café. They’ll be showcasing their groovy new single, “Real Estate,” on top of other favorites from LPs including Take It and The Throne. The local rock / jam faves will enchant the Bethlehem venue’s recital hall their melodic harmonies and reviving performance. // 7:30 p.m., $25, 21+

Groove Merchants - Real Estate

Friday 11/24: Jon Spencer at HMAC

Jon Spencer, the man of multiple musical acts, is kicking off a string of shows starting at the Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center this Friday. He’ll be performing hits from his many projects, including the Blues Explosion, Pussy Galore, Hitmakers, and more. With touring support from Samatha Smith and Jesse Dayton, this is sure to be an incredible night of noisy musical fusions. // 8 p.m., $20, 21+

Jon Spencer and the HITmakers - JUNK MAN

Friday 11/24: Chestnut Grove at Ardmore Music Hall

Local indie roots stars Chestnut Grove have the ability to captivate a crowd like no other. Their versatility and dedication to creating high-energy live experience has made them a local treasure over the past ten years, which is why it’s sad to hear they’re going on indefinite hiatus fall. Wish them well this Friday at a “Ta-Ta For Now” concert at Ardmore Music Hall with local folk friends Hoots And Hellmouth. // 8 p.m., $17, 21+

Chestnut Grove - I Know Somebody

Friday 11/27: Apple Juice Jones at MilkBoy

With a name as wonderful as Apple Juice Jones, you have to make music just as fantastic. This Philly band certainly does not disappoint, proudly bringing their groovy spirit to the stage with every performance. They work from a place of love, honoring the late Teddy Kradzinski, who was the group’s founding frontman and main guitarist. If you want to be surrounded by good vibes and good music, seeing Apple Juice Jones at MilkBoy on Friday is the place for you. // 7:30 p.m., $20, 21+

Apple Juice Jones - Angel No. 77

Saturday 11/28: Lito and The Shepherds at Kung Fu Necktie

Some of the best bands have evolved from college settings and Lito and The Shepherds are a perfect example of this phenomenon. Two of the members attended Rutgers University and put the band together during their time there. The rest from that point on is history. The band pulls inspiration from many different eras of rock music, from blues to garage to psychedelia, leaving them with a multi-faceted discography that spans generations. If you like to rock out to marvelous tunes, head to Kung Fu Necktie this Saturday. // 7 p.m., $12, 21+

Lito and The Shepherds - No Sweat

Saturday 11/28: Deb Callahan at World Café Live

Local blues rock vocalist and singer-songwriter Deb Callahan has been a force on the scene for over 20 years. The past twelve months have had lows and highs for Callahan; last November, her longtime drummer Tom Walling passed away; the album Backbone, which Callahan released in March, was his last recording with with her band, and is dedicated to his memory. Callahan released the album and gigged hard this year, though, and wraps up her 2023 schedule of shows this Saturday night in the Lounge at World Cafe Live. // 8 p.m., $20, AA

Deb Callahan - Big Girl Pants