Grammy nominated producer Khari Mateen will perform tonight (July 19) in the Back Room of Hardware in Allentown. Mateen is known for his work as producer on The Roots’ 2006 Def Jam album Game Theory,, which also featured producers J Dilla and Owen Biddle. The guitarist and vocalist has also worked with acts like RJD2, Xaphoon Jones of Chiddy Bang, Nikki Jean and many others. He’ll sneak into the Back Room of Hardware with support from DJ Cutler and Rick Jameson at 10pm.
10pm The Back Room at Allen St. Hardware Café. (882-8843 / allenstreethardware.com) $3