Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Rancid, Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, and The English Beat in Philadelphia, 09/22/19

PHOTOS: Rancid, Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, and The English Beat in Philadelphia, 09/22/19

Rancid headlined a punk rock party with Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, The English Beat, and Angel Dust at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia on Sunday, Sept. 22. For an old school lineup this good, fans young and old didn’t mind the show moving from the Mann Center to the former Electric Factory as long as they […]

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Historic Philadelphia music venue Electric Factory renamed Franklin Music Hall by fans

Historic Philadelphia music venue Electric Factory renamed Franklin Music Hall by fans

From press releases: The Bowery Presents announced today that the venue most recently known as North Seventh, formerly the Electric Factory, will host audiences under a new name – Franklin Music Hall – after the owner of the Electric Factory mark refused to license the use of the name and logo. The name Franklin Music […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Iconic Philadelphia music venue Electric Factory sold and will be renamed under new ownership

Iconic Philadelphia music venue Electric Factory sold and will be renamed under new ownership

From press releases: Philadelphia has a rich musical heritage, and the Electric Factory has played a large part in shaping and showcasing the major musical acts of the last 50 years. Earlier today, it was announced the music venue was sold to concert promoter AEG under its company The Bowery Presents, which runs multiple venues […]