Powerhouse: Come see some of the hottest talent in hip-hop, rap and r&b tonight at the Wachovia Center for Power 99's Powerhouse 2009. Jay-Z, Jadakiss, Trey Songz, Keri Hilson, Jeremiah, Mario, Day26 and Pleasure P will be there, just to name a few. If you haven’t won your tickets through Power 99, you can purchase your tickets here. The line-up is excellent and we’re sure there will be tons of surprise guests. Bring your friends and an after-party as music will be in your head all night long. Wachovia Center, 3601 Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19148, $10-$149, 8 p.m.
White Tie Affair: See six bands tonight for less than $15. Sounds crazy, but it’s true. Tonight at the Troc rock out with The White Tie Affair, Every Avenue, Stereo Skyline, Runner Runner, The Lives of Famous Men and Victory in Numbers. From rock to pop to electronica, each band brings something unique to the table. They’ve each had success both on the local and national level in magazines such as Spin and performing in festivals like SXSW. Show starts at 7 p.m., but make sure you’re there a bit early to get a good spot. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107,$14, 7 p.m.
Dos Segundos: In the need for a good drink, but not willing to spend the money? Located in the heart of Northern Liberties, Dos Segundos Cantina is offering half-priced draft beers and margaritas. If you’re in a group, enjoy their $10 margarita pitcher. If you’re hungry, try their delicious salads, tacos, nachos and burritos. Everything on their menu is less than $25. What better way to enjoy your Friday happy hour than with some good drinks, friends and food? Dos Segundos Cantina, 931 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19123, 4 p.m.