8/27: Punk, Pop and Pizza

Happy Hour: Grab a beer and an after-work bite to eat at Smith’s Restaurant and Lounge. The trendy Rittenhouse Square favorite offers $4 Corona bottles and $5 quesadillas. Sit back, catch the game and be sure to try any of their gourmet sandwiches, flatbread pizza, salads or appetizer specials. Smith’s Restaurant and Lounge, 39-41 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, 5 p.m.

Raw Power: Iggy and The Stooges will bring their half-naked bodies to A.C.’s House of Blues tonight. With a possible fifth album in the works and a recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the legendary punk rockers are sure to put on a show. Stick around A.C. all weekend long to take advantage of the last days of summer. House of Blues at Showboat, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, Nj. 08401, $47.50-$60, 8 p.m.

Scissor Sisters: The electro movement invades Philly tonight as glam-pop and rock group Scissor Sisters joins DJ Sammy Jo on stage at the Electric Factory. Although you may not recognize the name, you know their sound. The NYC band jumped on the music scene just a few years ago with a huge club following, leading them into movie soundtracks, commercials and television shows. Hear what the hype is all about for only $30. Electric Factory, 421 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19123, $30-$32, 8:30 p.m.

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