Take out the ear buds and get you to a live concert, eh? Check out our picks for the weekend below, or check Fly’s entertainment calendars to find more live music, bar parties and events in Harrisburg, York and Lancaster.
Frog Holler at Tellus360 in Lancaster (Friday)
While the Reading area is abuzz with the Berks Jazz Fest at the moment, Berks County’s alt-country veterans Frog Holler cross the county lines tonight to play Tellus360 in downtown Lancaster. The show is produced by Series 42 and will feature two long sets. And if Frog Holler’s last visit to the region is any indication, you can expect a wide cross-section of material spanning the band’s lengthy career. 8pm. $5. 21+
Gangstagrass at Chameleon Club in Lancaster (Friday)
Bluegrass and hip-hop collide in an unexpectedly awesome way when Brooklyn’s Gangstagrass take the stage. Don’t believe that flat-pickin’ and hype emcee-ing can go hand-in-hand? Head to the Chameleon Club’s Lizard Lounge tonight to see and hear for yourself. 7pm. $10. 21+.
Cold Fronts at The Depot in York (Friday)
Philly-based rockers Cold Fronts come to The Depot in York tonight on the heels of a hometown show in Philadelphia last night. For some bands, you might worry that the post-hometown bash might be a tired one for the band, but not these guys. Expect a rocker. Made Violent, Echoes the Soul and Break City DroWwners open. 8pm doors/9pm show. $5. 21+.
Lancasphere 7: Evolution of Sound at The Candy Factory in Lancaster (Saturday)
We covered the first Lancasphere production back in October and were impressed then. But as the seventh iteration of the new downtown Lancaster ambient/atmospheric music series gets underway Saturday night at The Candy Factory’s Warehouse D, we are downright floored by how much more impressive the production has become. As if unleashing 10 instrumentalists (each playing different instruments, mind you) to improvise alongside each other wasn’t enough, they done gone and upped the ante for Lancasphere SEVEN, adding live and improvised visual projections to the mix. The monthly event is one to put on your calendar – every month. 7pm. $5-$10 donation accepted. All ages/BYOB.
Eilen Jewell at Abbey Bar in Harrisburg (Sunday)
When the folks at WXPN put their stamp of approval on a show, we’re usually pretty sure it’s going to be a good one. On Sunday, singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell takes the Abbey Bar stage at Appalachian Brewing Co. in Harrisburg as part of her first tour since taking some time off last summer after giving birth to her daughter, Mavis. Jewell’s country-tinged sound tiptoes mighty close to rockabilly with every ballad and rocker she plays. Ben Brown (of No Show Ponies!) opens. 7pm doors/8pm show. $10 advance/$15 at the door. 21+.
Lancaster-based pop punk band You, Me and Everyone We Know plays a hometown show following a lengthy national tour at Fulton Street Arts Co-op in Lancaster. Friday. 5:30pm doors/6pm show. $10. All ages.
Lancaster’s Second Hand Suits return to Lancaster Dispensing Co. Friday. 9:30pm. $5. 21+.
San Diego-based synthesizer/Rhodes-led Album Leaf at The Millworks in Harrisburg. Friday. 10pm. Free. 21+.
Austin, TX-based fast fiddlin’ and banjo pluckin’ outfit Whiskey Shivers at Chameleon Club’s Lizard Lounge. Saturday. 7pm. $10 advance/$12 at the door. 21+.
Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Rusted Root at The Winner’s Circle in Hanover. Saturday. 9pm. $20. 21+
Skate/punk band The Akrons at Bube’s Brewery in Mt. Joy. Saturday. 10pm. Free. 21+.
Celtic rockers Celtic Thunder at Hershey Theatre in Hershey. Sunday. 7pm. $65/$75.