Halloween parties and concerts in Philadelphia 2017
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Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons. This Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and Philadelphia has plenty going on, from rock bands to alternative favorites. So, guys and ghouls, get your costume picked out, grab your tickets and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween.

The Spill Canvas
Oct. 24 and 25 @ 8 p.m.
The Fillmore - 29 East Allen St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

Fans of alt-rock band The Spill Canvas get two chances to see them live, on their No Really, I'm Fine 10th-anniversary tour. They'll have support from Chase Huglin and Loathe. Tickets are on sale now--click here for the Oct. 24 show and here for the Oct. 25 show.

The Dead Milkmen
Oct. 28
Trocadero Theatre - 1003 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

Check out The Dead Milkmen over Halloween weekend on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Trocadero Theatre. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, ranging from $22 to $25.

Krewella
Oct. 28 @ 7 p.m.
The Fillmore - 29 East Allen St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

Electronic sister duo Krewella will stop by Philadelphia over Halloween weekend on Saturday, Oct. 28, as part of their New World tour in support of their two-part EP of the same name. They'll be joined by Shaun Frank and Baceface. Tickets are on sale now for $27.50. Can't make it? They'll also be performing in Charlotte. Learn more about the group with these five things you didn't know.

GWAR
Oct. 29
Trocadero Theatre - 1003 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

Bring Halloween weekend to a close on Sunday, Oct. 29 with a show from GWAR on their Blood of the Gods tour, with support from GhoulDoyle, and U.S. Bastards. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, ranging from $20 to $25.

alt-J
Oct. 31 @ 8 p.m.
The Fillmore - 29 East Allen St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

See alternative band alt-J on Halloween night at The Fillmore, presented by radio station 104.5. Tickets are on sale now.