The New Pornographers: Canadian power pop band The New Pornographers will join The Dodos and The Dutchess & the Duke at the Troc tonight. The New Pornographers have been around since the late 90’s and in 2009 their second studio album was ranked among the top albums of the decade by Rolling Stone magazine. Both The Dodos and The Dutchess & the Duke are fairly newer indie rock bands set to make a big impact on the rock scene. The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $27, 7:30 p.m.
Karaoke Night: Get those vocals ready for some good ol’ fashion karaoke tonight at Millcreek Tavern. The specials begin at 8 p.m. with a $12 open bar and all-you-can-eat wings until 10 p.m. (when the karaoke starts.) With over 35,000 songs to choose from, a dance floor and a stage, sounds like a perfect night to us. First prize karaoke winner walks home with $1000. Millcreek Tavern, 4200 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, +21, Free, 8 p.m.
Meet Kevin Smith: Each week filmmaker Kevin Smith and producer Scott Mosier host Smodcast, a one-hour podcast featuring current events. Tonight, the duo will broadcast live from World Café and each guest will receive a free autographed comic book from the two men that have brought you such cult classics like “Clerks,” “Dogma” and “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.” World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $35, 8 p.m.