Beer Week: Philly’s largest beer celebration is starts tonight. Make your way to the Independence Visitors Center for the official kick-off to Philly Beer Week. Sip on samples of the best beer from all local breweries as you rub elbows with celebrity guests like Mayor Nutter. Hear the music of the Flathead Gang and catch all the action of the Stanley Cup on the big screen. Independence Visitors Center, 6th and Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, $40, 7:30 p.m.
The National: Brooklyn indie band The National are in town with The Antlers tonight at the Electric Factory. With influences from Springsteen and Joy Division, The National just released their fifth studio album and will be on tour all summer. The Antlers, also a BK band, released their latest album Hospice last year with several good reviews and topping “Best Album of the Year” lists. Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123, $25-$27, 8:30 p.m.
Night on the River: Party under the stars tonight at Moshulu. The swanky restaurant and bar will offer a one-hour open bar from 10:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. For only $10, have all the Smirnoff drinks you want. Bring your friends and dance to the music of DJ Brendan Bring’em. Moshulu, 401 South Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, $10, 10:30 p.m.