Con­cert Venues

Where Philadelphia - - The Guide -

ELEC­TRIC FAC­TORY— Big-name and up-and-com­ing acts ap­pear at this cav­ernous, mostly stand­in­groom venue with a busy cal­en­dar. Tick­ets prices and show times vary. This month: Al­ter Bridge, Feb. 4; Skil­let, Feb. 10; Rick Ast­ley, Feb. 11; Tove Lo, Feb. 20. www.elec­tric­fac­ 421 N. Sev­enth St., 215.627.1332. Map 1, J3

THE FILLMORE PHILADEL­PHIA— Fish­town’s leg­endary Ajax Metal Fac­tory has been trans­formed into a state-of-the-art 2,500 ca­pac­ity venue, hon­or­ing the tra­di­tions of historic Fillmore mu­sic halls and weav­ing in some Philly fla­vor. On the top floor, The Foundry serves as a smaller venue where lo­cal bands and DJs take the stage. This month: The Disco Bis­cuits, Feb. 2- 4; The Werks, Feb. 10; O-Town, Feb. 12; Safe­ty­suit, Feb. 19; We the Kings, Feb. 20; Dorothy, Feb. 24; Ro James, Feb. 26; Polyphia, Feb. 28. www.the­fill­ 29 E. Allen St., 215.309.0150. Map 1, L1

THE­ATRE OF THE LIV­ING ARTS (TLA)— This for­mer movie house is now a two-story mu­sic venue fea­tur­ing pop­u­lar tour­ing bands and a funky boho vibe. This month: Maren Mor­ris, Feb. 4; Talib Kweli, Feb. 9; Box of Rain: Es­sen­tial Grate­ful Dead 68-74, Feb. 11; Jake Miller, Feb. 13; The Fight­ers, Feb. 17; Tribal Seeds, Feb. 25. 334 South St., 215.922.1011. Map 1, K7

UNION TRANS­FER— Orig­i­nally built as a lug­gage ter­mi­nal in the early 1900s, this mid-size mu­sic hall boasts tow­er­ing arches, el­e­gant chan­de­liers and stained glass for a dra­matic yet in­ti­mate at­mos­phere. Sep­a­rate bar area for the 21+ crowd. This month: The Wood Broth­ers, Feb. 2; Isa­iah Rashad, Feb. 4; AFI, Feb. 6; Corey Smith, Feb. 10; The Ra­dio Dept., Feb. 14; Lee Fields & the Ex­pres­sions, Feb. 17; Black Joe Lewis & the Honey­bears, Feb. 23; Ja­pan­droids, Feb. 25. www.ut­ 1026 Spring Gar­den St., 215.232.2100. Map 1, I2

WELLS FARGO CEN­TER— The big­gest names in mu­sic stop at this sta­dium arena and sports com­plex in South Philadel­phia. Get there by car or take SEPTA’s Broad Street sub­way line to AT&T Sta­tion. This month: Red Hot Chili Pep­pers, Feb. 12; “Rin­gling Bros. and Bar­num & Bai­ley presents Out of This World,” Feb. 15-20.­cast­ 3601 S. Broad St., 800.298.4200. Map 4, D4

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