Guide to what’s happening in Philly this week

“Bye Bye Liver” is playing every Saturday night at Downey’s.


Gym Class Heroes
with The Dirty Heads
Tonight, 7:30
$20, The Electric Factory

with Ambassadors
Friday, 7 p.m.
$15, The TLA

Cyndi Lauper
with Dr. John
Friday, 8 p.m.
$49-$75, The Keswick Theatre

The Smashing Pumpkins
with Fancy Space People and Light FM
Saturday, 7 p.m.
$40-$65, Tower Theatre

The Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour
with New Found Glory
Saturday, 7 p.m.
$24, The Electric Factory

Portugal. The Man
with Alberta Cross
Sunday, 7 p.m.
$16, The TLA

The Civil Wars
Tuesday, 7 p.m.
$20-$22, The Trocadero

The Friendly Fires
with Theophilus London and Chad Valley
Tuesday, 8 p.m.
$15, Union Transfer

Making Time
Friday, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
$15, Voyeur
Warm up for next week’s Halloween bash with this week’s party, featuring
live sets from The Rapture, Metronomy and Still Corners.


Brian Posehn
Tonight, 8 p.m.
$24, The Trocadero
“The Sarah Silverman Program” comedian’s new album is, obviously, titled “Fart & Weiner” jokes. His debut album, 2006’s “Live in Nerd Rage,” will be free at the door.


‘Bye Bye Liver: The Philadelphia Drinking Play’
Opens Oct. 22, 9 p.m.
Downey’s Bar and Restaurant, 526 S. Front St.
The Pub Theater Company presents this satire on lovable drunks and their less-
than-lovable mornings, starring local sketch comics. To set the mood, you’re invited to chime in on games of “Never Have I Ever” and dig in to $10 buckets of beer.


Technology for Liberia Benefit
Friday, 7:30 p.m.
African American
Museum of Philadelphia
701 Arch St., $25
This concert, featuring Saycon Sengbloh from “The Color Purple,” benefits Technology for Liberia, a nonprofit dedicated to
providing students in Liberia with educational resources.

Food & Drink

Krispy Kreme and Beer Pairing
Tuesday, all day
Devil’s Den
1148 S. 11th St.
Krispy Kremes and beer are an almost too-decadent combo. But what if it’s for a good cause? South Philly’s Devil’s Den is pairing the addictive doughnuts up with craft beer in $10 flights — $4 of which benefits the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and their work for the city’s abandoned
animals. Cinnamon bun doughnuts with Yards’ Thomas Jefferson Ale: Do it for the puppies.

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