Guide to what’s happening in Philly this week


Gym Class Heroes

with The Dirty Heads

Tonight, 7:30

$20, The Electric Factory


with Ambassadors

Friday, 7 p.m.

$15, The TLA

Cyndi Lauper

with Dr. John

Friday, 8 p.m.

$49-$75, The Keswick Theatre

The Smashing Pumpkins

with Fancy Space People and Light FM

Saturday, 7 p.m.

$40-$65, Tower Theatre

The Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour

with New Found Glory

Saturday, 7 p.m.

$24, The Electric Factory

Portugal. The Man

with Alberta Cross

Sunday, 7 p.m.

$16, The TLA

The Civil Wars

Tuesday, 7 p.m.

$20-$22, The Trocadero

The Friendly Fires

with Theophilus London and Chad Valley

Tuesday, 8 p.m.

$15, Union Transfer

Making Time

Friday, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

$15, Voyeur

Warm up for next week’s Halloween bash with this week’s party, featuring

live sets from The Rapture, Metronomy and Still Corners.


Brian Posehn

Tonight, 8 p.m.

$24, The Trocadero

“The Sarah Silverman Program” comedian’s new album is, obviously, titled “Fart & Weiner” jokes. His debut album, 2006’s “Live in Nerd Rage,” will be free at the door.


‘Bye Bye Liver: The Philadelphia Drinking Play’

Opens Oct. 22, 9 p.m.

Downey’s Bar and Restaurant, 526 S. Front St.

The Pub Theater Company presents this satire on lovable drunks and their less-

than-lovable mornings, starring local sketch comics. To set the mood, you’re invited to chime in on games of “Never Have I Ever” and dig in to $10 buckets of beer.


Technology for Liberia Benefit

Friday, 7:30 p.m.

African American

Museum of Philadelphia

701 Arch St., $25

This concert, featuring Saycon Sengbloh from “The Color Purple,” benefits Technology for Liberia, a nonprofit dedicated to

providing students in Liberia with educational resources.

Food & Drink

Krispy Kreme and Beer Pairing

Tuesday, all day

Devil’s Den

1148 S. 11th St.

Krispy Kremes and beer are an almost too-decadent combo. But what if it’s for a good cause? South Philly’s Devil’s Den is pairing the addictive doughnuts up with craft beer in $10 flights — $4 of which benefits the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and their work for the city’s abandoned

animals. Cinnamon bun doughnuts with Yards’ Thomas Jefferson Ale: Do it for the puppies.

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