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The Deli's SXSW Issue 2014 is online!

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P.S. 10k free copies of this issue hit the street of Austin during SXSW Music week!

Inaugural National Park Feat. American Trappist, Madalean Gauze & More at Bourbon & Branch Oct. 22

National Park is a miniature festival curated by Painted Lady Records in which seven of Philly's own emerging musicians will play a sampling of music that just might put them on the map. This conceptualized event brings together a diverse lineup of singer-songwriters and bands, who otherwise would not likely share a stage together, providing you with a taste of their music catalogue. The inaugural event will be co-headlined by the solo effort from River City Extension's Joe Michelini, American Trappist. Also sharing top billing for this evening will be the genre-bending songwriting of Madalean Gauze, who has made a name for herself locally since releasing her debut EP American War. The showcase will also feature multi-instrumentalist Chet Williams, Modern Television, Muccino, and more. Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. 2nd St., 7pm, $10-$15, 21+ - Bill McThrill

Weekend Warrior, October 21 - 23

Disenchanting, unfiltered, steamrolling melodies streams from Amanda X. That focused post-punk sincerity tumbles ahead in a gritty, graceful manner, compiling a calm catharsis whilst simultaneously exposing the raw threads of emotion. This Saturday’s lineup at Everybody Hits is also reinforced by the delicate introspections of Yankee Bluff, whose loose jangly vibes are hardwired by a polished connection, and the bombarding, heavy rhythms and unrelenting riffs that coalesce as Hound swings for the fences. The exuberant, poetry-engrained punk of Pujol provides another intriguing wrinkle to this evening. Everybody Hits, 529 W. Girard Ave., 8:30pm, $8, All Ages (Photo by Scott Troyan) - Michael Colavita

Johnny Brenda’s
 (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) FRI Cheerleader, Blame Candy, Doubles, SAT An Albatross
Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Carol Cleveland Sings, SAT Horrendous
Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI Archawah, Thee Idea Men, Anjuli Josephine/The Orange Drop, Shadow Band/York Street Hustle, SAT McRad, Decontrol/Gordon Bombay, Sweet Teeth, Terrence Powers, 102 Hawtboiz, SUN Dulls, False Tracks
PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St.) FRI Eight, Aster More
World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) FRI (Downstairs) MH the Verb, SAY (Upstairs) Don McAvoy & the Great Whatever, Germany Hill
The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.) SAT K Gibbs the Mayor, SUN The Jumping Juvies, Skyline The City
MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) FRI Soraia, The Good Excuses, SUN Destroying Angel, Lunacy
Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) FRI St. James and The Apostles (Record Release), SAT American Dinosaur, The Deadeyes
Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI Bo Bliz, Low Budget, DJ Deejay, SUN Rich Medina, Lee Jones, Mike Nyce
Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SUN Rusty Cadillac
Tin Angel (20 S. 2nd St.) SAT Man About A Horse
Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) SAT Super Bonanza, Sara Mercedes & 13 ft. of Rhythm, SUN Anomie Fatale, Zap Goes Pop!, Hoochi Coochi 
Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Visoon, Sweet Eureka, Solar Circuit, SAT American Trappist, Madalean Gauze, Chet Williams
Frankie Bradley’s (1320 Chancellor St.) FRI Rasputin’s Room, SAT Peek-A-Boo Revue, SUN Peek-A-Boo Revue
The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI Stella Ruze, Local Smokes, Whackbat, SAT Misty Plum, Pocket Dial. Mike Nappi
The Pharmacy (1300/02 S. 18th St.) SAT Sunshine Parker, Scuzbot
Tralfamadore (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Dear Friend, Secret Nudist Friends, Mud Guppies, Harmony Woods, Gravers Lane
House of Yarga (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI The Pretty Greens, Snake Boy Gang
The Cable Box (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Henri Tyler, Brosef Gordon-Levitt, Bite Case
Fort Tender (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) King Azaz, Control Top, Preen
Slime Time Live (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT The Dawn Drapes, George Valdivia
Barbie Dream House (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Halloween Show: MS Paint, Tall Friend (Dixie Chicks), Snake Boy Gang, Very Bad Vibes (My Chemical Romance), Venus in Scorpio (Johnny Cash)
LAVA Space (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Lead Pipe, Lady Shame, Hero/Victim
Safety Meeting (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Cranes Are Flying, Glenn Matthews, Daydream Johnny
Magic Pictures (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SUN Callowhill, Kate Ferencz
Overlook Hotel (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Curtis Cooper, Husky Bundles, Gladys the Gardener (Record Release), Past Life, Birthday Ponies
Smokey’s Regal Estate (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Old Charades

New Music Video: "I'll See Myself Out" - The Superweaks

Below is a new music video from The Superweaks that was directed by Emily Dubin. Their latest single, "I'll See Myself Out," will be found on the group's forthcoming album Better Heaven, due out November 4 via Lame-O Records. It will be celebrated and honored along with bassist Corey Bernard, who passed away earlier this year while recording the album, with a performance on Sunday, October 30 at Kung Fu Necktie that will also include pals Three Man Cannon and Sun Organ.

St. James & The Apostles Record Release Show at Ortlieb's Oct. 21

Psychedelic blues juggernauts St. James & The Apostles are celebrating their third release, White Devil, and good Lord, it's a gritty, nasty, one helluva good time, like dental floss for your soul. The powerhouse trio of Jamie Mahon, Mike Kiker, and Jeff Castner teamed up with Philly legend Joe Nicolo to produce the record. The results are simply divine. Come join the congregation tonight at Ortlieb's to celebrate the birth of White Devil! Also joining in on the ceremony are Brooklyn's The End Men and Amsterdam duo The Shady Greys. Ortlieb's, 847 N. 3rd St., 8pm, $10, 21+ - Keith Kelley