Riot Roundup: Cool Local Shit Going On This Week 10/26 – 11/1

“We rise from the ashes!”

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 10/26

One, two Freddy’s coming for you! Start Halloween week better than you could’ve ever dreamed with the original 1984 classic A Nightmare on Elm Street at The Troc’s Movie Monday. Click here for more info.


Tuesday 10/27

Long lived female fronted San Francisco doom metallers Acid King bathe the stage at Kung Fu Necktie in a haze of fuzz and feedback. Click here for more info.


Wednesday 10/28

Here is something we can’t understand… how you could just miss Cypress Hill at the TLA. Click here for more info.


Thursday 10/29

We were immediately won over by Nikki Lane during her set opening for punk legends Social Distortion in August, and now the country songstress returns to the area at Johnny Brenda’s. Click here for more info.


Friday 10/30

I believe in a thing called The Darkness at the TLA. Click here for more info.


Saturday 10/31

Halloween is upon us and there’s no better way to celebrate than at The Troc’s annual Dracula’s Ball, this year presided over by Atlanta, GA techno-metal gods Combichrist. Click here for more info.


Sunday 11/1

Finish your week and start your month at Union Transfer with German power metal heroes Blind Guardian. 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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