Best Weekend Ever: Ben Folds, Spot On The Lot, J. Roddy Walston & The Business and More this Mother’s Day Weekend!

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The first weekend of May is jam-packed with talent. Though the weather is on the chilly side, the shows are heating up Philly, so bring your Mom and get rocking this weekend!

Thursday 5/5

Mark your calendars, friends, for Spot On The Lot! Tonight, you’re getting a five-piece lineup of awesome with five Philly-area bands set to compete for a live spot at Ardmore Music Hall’s Live At The Lot. We have here Grey Matter, Solar Circuit, Lazy Afternoon, and The Phonies! Will you be there? Get tickets here and check out our interview with the bands here.


Back down in the city, there is more Philly love to go around at MilkBoy as Communion presents Basecamp, Satellite Hearts, Elderbrook and Blue Healer. Get tickets here.

Multi-instrumentalist Max Frost is hitting the stage at Boot & Saddle tonight with Philly girl Rozes for what is sure to be an amazing, genre-defying show.  Get tickets here.

Friday 5/6 

Ben Folds is back in Philly at the Fillmore! The multi-talented virtuoso is sure to give Philly an amazing show.  If you didn’t win in our giveaway, get tickets here.

J. Roddy Walston & The Business have sold-out Ortliebs Lounge. It’s no wonder, as the band hits it hard every time they get on stage. Try your luck for last-minute tickets here.

Scottish rockers Frightened Rabbit are taking over the Electric Factory. The group recently released their second album Painting Of A Panic Attack earlier this month. Experience them for yourself with tickets here.

Saturday 5/7

Wanna add some soul to your brunch? Kickstart your Mother’s Day festivities at Johnny Brenda’s for Soul 45 Saturday to the stylings of DJs Royal T, Joshua Kwedar, Robert Botto and Steven Ferrell spinning soul strictly on vinyl 45’s! Tickets here.

If you couldn’t get enough of Johnny Brenda’s, stick around for a few more hours and see indie rockers Born Ruffians, get tickets here.

Sunday 5/8

Want a more soothing show for your mom? Look no further than upstairs at Tin Angel! Aussie-American Jennifer Knapp and Philly lady Joy Ike will serenade with their soulful, acoustic tunes…and put you in good with Mom! Get tickets here.

Will this be your Best Weekend Ever? Tell us what YOU’RE doing in the comments below!

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