All Saint's Day is a holy day of obligation in the Catholic Church so if my mom asks if I went, I'll only be half lying when I tell her I went to church Nov. 1. It was to see Frankie Cosmos at the beloved First Unitarian Church down on Chestnut Street. Frankie Cosmos was the headlining act of a great triple bill, that also featured Big Thief and Free Cake for Every Creature.
Best known as one of the Mother Hips, Greg Loiacono shows off his tight grooves and psychedelic songwriting in a new personal venture this week, when he performs off his first ever solo album, Songs from a Golden Dream . Described as a baroque sonic journey, the guitarist's chops are on full display in the new record with help from longtime collaborators including Todd Roper , Scott Thunes and others.