Guide to what’s happening in Philly this week

Noah and the Whale play the TLA on Sunday.

Music

The Doobie Brothers
Tonight, 7:30 p.m.
$70, The Keswick Theatre
www.keswicktheatre.com

Yellowcard
with Every Avenue & Go Radio
Tonight, 6 p.m.
$22, The TLA
www.livenation.com

Enter the Haggis
with Scythian
Friday, 8:30 p.m.
$20, Union Transfer
www.utphilly.com

Tony Bennett
with Anttonia Bennett
Friday, 8 p.m.
$51-$106, The Academy of Music
www.livenation.com

Mayhem
with Keep of Kalessin
Friday, 7:30 p.m.
$24-$26, The Trocadero
www.thetroc.com

Mister Heavenly
with Mr. Dream and Buffalo Stance
Friday, 8 p.m.
$13, First Unitarian Church
www.r5productions.com

Scratch Aid
Saturday, 8:30 p.m.
$15-$18, Union Transfer
www.utphilly.com

Amos Lee
with Brett Dennen and Mutlu
Saturday, 8 p.m.
$35-$45, The Academy of Music
www.thekimmelcenter.org

Girls Rock Philly CD release Party
Saturday, noon-3 p.m.
Johnny Brenda’s
www.johnnybrendas.com

Dusted Root

with D&M
Tuesday, 7 p.m.
$20, Union Transfer
www.utphilly.com

Noah and the Whale
Sunday, 7 p.m.
$20,  The TLA
www.livenation.com

First Friday Openings

‘Our Schedule is Change’
Reception Friday, 7-10 p.m.
Runs through Nov. 25
Space 1026, 1026 Arch St.
www.space1026.com
Austin-based artist Tim Kerr brought his friends up north for a show exploring social justice, history and community with a DIY aesthetic. Zomes (Asa Osborne of Lungfish/Pupils) plays this weekend’s reception.

‘Two Brothers – Two Profiles’
Reception Friday, 6-9 p.m.
Runs through Nov. 29
Projects Gallery. 629 N. Second St.
www.projectsgallery.com
Philly-based artist Ira Upin teams up with his bro Len — on loan from their native Chicago — for a showcase of their very different but obviously related portraits.

‘Gifted’
Reception Friday, 5-9 p.m.
Runs through Dec. 31
The Clay Studio, 137-139 N. Second St.
www.theclaystudio.org
The Clay Studio’s annual holiday exhibit features work by more than 100 ceramic artists from across the country. Included are giftables such as tableware, tile and jewelry.

‘Strange Observations’
Reception Friday, 6:30-10 p.m.
Gravy Studio & Gallery, 2212 Sepviva St.
www.gravystudio.blogspot.com
Photographer Jonathan Schimpf’s new show looks at the strange happenings in both man-made spaces and the natural world.

Food & Drink

A Philadelphia Ale & Arts Adventure
Tonight, 5:30-8 p.m.
$35; departs from World Café live
www.worldcafelive.com
The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and World Café Live are teaming up for this trolley tour of the city’s murals, which includes a stop at Yards Brewery for a tour — and, of course, refreshments.



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