Tonight in live music: Modern Baseball

A four-pack of bands at Orpheum on this Tue., Nov. 3, as led by the Philly post-emo up-and-comers

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Modern Baseball


If your Pre-Fest hangover has faded away, then head to the Orpheum for this massive bill featuring a who’s who of post-emo up-and-comers. Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball make music that should’ve been born in the midwest, and a new album — Holy Ghost (due after the guys graduate from Drexel University) — is poised to catapult frontman Brendan Lukens & Co. out of their somewhat underground popularity and into the realm of alternative rock radio residency. Get there early to see PUP, a Toronto-based bunch of youngsters that were the not-so-quiet darlings of last year’s Pre-Fest shenanigans. Also performing on this night: ska-punk singer-songwriter Jeff Rosenstock (The Arrogant Sons of Bitches, Bomb the Music Industry!, Kudrow), and Minnesota math/emo outfit Tiny Moving Parts. Tue., Nov. 3, 6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. show, Orpheum, Ybor City, $13 (all ages).

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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