11/5: Singles, Singing and Special Appearances

The Get Up Kids: See The Get Up Kids, Kevin Devine and The Life & Times tonight at the Troc. Recently reunited, The Get Up Kids will perform some of their 90’s hits as well as new songs from their fifth studio album. Singer-songwriter Kevin Devine will put a political twist on the night with his acoustic melodies and indie sound. Bringing down the house with more of a rock sound, see The Life & Times. All three acts are less than $25 tonight at the Troc. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $20.50-$23, 7:30 p.m.

Jim Florentine: You may recognize his voice as Special Ed or Bobby Fletcher from Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers, but Jim Florentine will be starring as himself tonight at Helium. Florentine has also made appearances on NBC’s The Apprentice, HBO’s Inside the NFL and The Howard Stern Show. With a series of comedy cd’s both as a crank caller and not, Florentine is hilarious no matter what he’s doing. Bring your friends out for a guaranteed night of laughs. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $15, 8 p.m.

Singles Party: Come out tonight for one of the largest singles parties in Philly. SinglesEvents.com, Lockandkeyevents.com and 95.7 Ben FM will host the 7th Annual Philadelphia’s Largest After-Work Fall Singles Party at the Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant. Take the edge off of meeting so many singles by sipping on complimentary beer and liquor samples. After that, enjoy $3 drafts beers, $4 mixed drinks and $5 glasses of wine and martinis. Get to know your fellow singles with a few ice-breakers and other games with the chance of winning killer prizes. You have nothing to lose. Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant, 4120 Main Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19127, +21, $10, 6 p.m.


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