Fri.-Sat., Feb. 18-19, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., $12-$15, Maas Building, 1325 N. Randolph St., nicholecanusodance.org.
Praise be to The Mural and the Mint, the theatrically poppy, somewhat
freaky chamber band from Philadelphia that's teaming up with Nichole
Canuso Dance Co. to shake up the dusty
Sat., Feb. 19, 9 p.m., $10, with Royal Shoals and Upholstery, Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 877-435-9849, johnnybrendas.com.
Sudden mood swings are a fine test of a band's mettle.
Fri., Feb. 18, 8 p.m., $10, all ages, with The Postelles, First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St., 877-435-9849, r5productions.com.
The former's slick and rocking. The latter's dirty and dancing.
Fri., Feb. 18, 9 p.m., $12, with Dr. Ketchup, Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 877-435-9849, johnnybrendas.com.
Kings Go Forth deserve particular attention for their focus on rhythm and groove.
Tue., Feb. 22, 8 p.m., $39-$113, Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St., 215-893-1999, kimmelcenter.org.
Mahler said, "A symphony must be like the world."
Thu., Feb. 17, 8 p.m., $20, with Shannon Wright, First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St., 215-563-3980, r5productions.com.
Yann Tiersen's music is like drowning.