Happy Hour: Before you head to your choice of concerts tonight, stop at Moriarty’s for delicious happy hour specials. From 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., sip on $5 Belgium drafts and with over 30 drafts to choose from, try their $3 20 oz. pints. Because it’s Thursday, they have an extra special treat for all Yuengling fans, $2 20 oz. drafts and bottles. Hungry? Their dinner menu is just as extensive as their beer menu. Burgers, wraps, platters and Irish classics are just a few of the items featured. Have a party at the pub or pick up a platter tray for the family. Moriarty’s Restaurant and Irish Pub, 1116 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, 5 p.m.
Mos Def/De La Soul: Bring the beat back tonight at the Troc with hip-hop artists Mos Def, De La Soul,Pete Rock, Hezekiah and special guest, Slick Rick. Dust off your b-boy suit and dance to the music of each legendary musician both classic and current. They all put their own twist on hip-hop with different context and style, but what all have common is the bond of true music soul. For under $50, bring a friend and see a show you’ll never forget. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $40, +21, 9 p.m.
Citizen Cope: See D.C. native Citizen Cope tonight at the Theatre of Living Arts. Cope is one of the most underrated artists in the music game. Fusing folk, rock and blues together, he has a sound of his own. His music has been featured on dozens of commercials and mainstream shows such as One Tree Hill, Cold Case, Entourage and Criminal Minds. Pick up his new album which drops next month. If you miss him tonight, be sure to catch him Friday or the recently added Saturday show. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19147, $27.50, $9 p.m.