Riot Roundup – Cool Local Shit Going On This Week 10/19 – 10/25

“A little short for a Stormtrooper…”

Riot Roundup is a weekly feature detailing fun upcoming events in the Philadelphia area. Have an event that you want mentioned in a future column? Drop us an email and let us know.



Monday 10/19

Sometimes I doubt your commitment to Sparkle Motion, but not to the Troc’s Movie Monday, where you can see early aughts cult mindfuck Donnie Darko this week. As always 3 bucks gets you in the door and goes towards a drink or snack. Click here for more info.


Tuesday 10/20

Union Transfer plays host to a night of sexy dork-ery with the Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque, featuring scantily clad dance routines inspired by Star Wars and A Clockwork Orange, among others. Click here for more info.



Georgia sludge metallers Kylesa take on the Black Box at Underground Arts with Inter Arma, Indian Handcrafts, and Irata. Click here for more info.


Wednesday 10/21

Great Scott! If the Suicide Girls weren’t enough for you then park your Delorean at the Troc for the Back to the Future Burlesque and Party. Click here for more info.


Thursday 10/22


90’s Riot Grrls Babes In Toyland invade Underground Arts with Kitten Forever. Click here for more info.


Friday 10/23

Pop Punk heroes team up as New Found Glory and Yellowcard join forces with special guest Tiger’s Jaw at the Electric Factory. Click here for more info.


Saturday 10/24

It’s that time of year again, Halloween is mere days away and with it brings the 2105 edition of the Troc’s annual Philly Zombie Prom! Click here for more info.



Kung Fu Necktie welcomes Salt Lake City, Utah crust punks Cult Leader, supported by local noise mavens Bardus and Black Urn. Click here for more info.


Sunday 10/25

The Troc closes out the week with europop troublemaker Peaches and her Rub Tour, supported by LA rock duo Deep Vally. Click here for more info.





Kevin Hawkey is the co-founder, head writer and editor of Riot-Nerd. He enjoys Fighting Games, Metal, Marvel, Horror and all the weird shit in between. A lifelong Philadelphian just as comfortable in a circle pit at Underground Arts as he is drooling over the new Hot Toys figures at Brave New Worlds, Kevin’s idiosyncratic sensibility gives this site it’s unique dichotomy between “riot” and “nerd”.
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