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Daryl Hall minus Oates, Elvis Costello and Martha Graham Cracker's return to the stage

Few names are as closely associated with Philadelphia music as Daryl Hall, the Pottstown-born lead singer of Hall & Oates, widely considered the highest-selling pop music duo of all time.

Hall will no doubt sing many of the hits he recorded as part of that duo – such as “Maneater,” “Out of Touch” and “I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)” – when he comes to the Mann Center in Fairmount Park on Wednesday.

But he won't sing it with John Oates. The Every Time You Go Away duo have gone their separate ways, haven't performed together since 2022, and are now embroiled in a legal dispute that became public last November.

But here's the good news: Instead of touring with Oates – who has solo appearances in Cape May and at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in August – Hall is on the road with a double bill with Elvis Costello & the Imposters and guitarist Charlie Sexton.

This is a generational tandem that will particularly benefit fans whose musical tastes developed in the 1980s, when both H&O and Costello were at the peak of their careers.

But there's musical compatibility too. Hall grew up on Motown and Philly soul; Costello is a Brit obsessed with all kinds of American music.

When he played at the Met Philly last year, Costello covered Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's “I'm Going to Make You Love Me,” a hit for the Supremes and Temptations that inspired Hall to form his first band, the Temptones. Hall and Costello also collaborated on the 1984 single “The Only Flame in Town.” Costello has performed the song on their current double tour, but ironically they have not sung it together.

Daryl Hall and Elvis Costello & the Imposters at the Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave., Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. $28-142, manncenter.org.

This weekend, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Pat Benatar headlines the Ocean Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City with her husband Neil Giraldo on Saturday. That same evening, Marah and Ma'aM will perform a double bill at the Anchor Rock Club, just down the boardwalk.

Meanwhile, in Cape May, Philly jazz pianist Orrin Evans will lead his trio at Carney's Other Room on Saturday. And Mac McAnally, a seasoned Nashville songwriter and veteran of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band, is at the Cape May Convention Hall on Sunday.

Back on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware, Frankie Beverly & Maze will finish their two-day tour with the Whispers at the Dell Music Center on Saturday. Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival moves on to Hershey Park Stadium with Bob Dylan, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, and Celisse.

Fresh off a winning performance at Roots Picnic, where he accompanied Fantasia and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, bassist and bandleader Adam Blackstone is back at City Winery on Sunday with his Legacy Experience.

Providence, Rhode Island rock 'n' roll band Deer Tick plays Ardmore Music Hall on Wednesday, and the taping of Low Cut Connie's next Connie Club radio show is Thursday at the Lancaster Avenue venue. The Felice Brothers play World Cafe Live on Friday, showcasing their dreamy new album. Valley of abandoned songs.

It's set to be an emotional evening: Martha Graham Cracker – the drag queen played by Dito van Reigersberg of the Pig Iron Theater – will perform at Union Transfer on Saturday, June 13, in one of her first shows on stage since recovering from a rare form of leukemia. Johnny Showcase and Shannon Turner of the Philadelphia cabaret group Glitter and Garbage will be special guests at the concert, billed as the Martha Graham Cracker Choral Spectacular, which will include a tribute to Prince's 40th anniversary. Purple Rain.