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November 19, 2014

Bob Dylan Plays The Academy of Music In His First Performances In Center City Since The 1960s This Weekend, November 21-23

Music trends come and go, but Bob Dylan never goes out of style. The original singer-songwriter has many guises, and a huge catalog of tunes, so you never know quite what to expect when he brings his band to The Academy of Music, November 21-23. Dylan’s been on the scene since the 1960s, however, this […]

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November 11, 2014

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. Music for the Mystery of Silents, a three-concert music series, celebrates the silent film genre with musicians-in-residence Relâche performing live accompaniment to soundless cinema in […]

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October 27, 2014

Broadway Philadelphia Launches Its Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical Newsies At The Academy Of Music, Opening Tuesday, October 28

If you think a trip to New York is required to catch a big Broadway show, think again. The hottest tickets to the best Broadway shows can be had with ease in Philadelphia, thanks to the performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series, which hosts the national tours of straight-from-Broadway shows. This month kicks […]

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October 14, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Set To Perform A Free Concert For College Students, Tonight, October 14 At The Kimmel Center

College students, listen up! The Philadelphia Orchestra starts its eZseatU program, a discounted Orchestra membership for college students, with a free concert tonight, October 14 in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center. Beginning at 8 p.m., college students (with a valid full-time student ID) are invited out for a free night of music performed by […]

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October 3, 2014

The Forbes Under 30 Music Festival Brings Wiz Khalifa, Afrojack And More Musicians To The Piazza For A Free Concert On October 19

Forbes magazine knows that Philadelphia is this country’s fastest growing city for millenials, thanks to its amazing universities and entrepreneurial spirit. This October, Forbes spotlights this city by bringing some of the brightest under-30 minds to town from October 19 through 22 for the first Forbes’ Under 30 Summit, a multi-day conference for the magazine’s […]

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September 30, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates Its Landmark 10th Anniversary With WXPN Presentations, Special Concerts, Events And More This October

More than a decade ago, a brainstorm hit a local entrepreneur and amateur musician Hal Real, and he decided adults really needed a great place to hear live music in Philadelphia. Turns out WXPN also needed new studios, especially for its nationally popular show, “World Cafe.” Mutual interests merged and in 2004, World Cafe Live […]

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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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September 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Debuts Its 2014-2015 Season With Season Begins At The Kimmel Center, This Weekend, September 26-28

The Philadelphia Orchestra launches its 2014-2015 season this weekend, September 26-28, with Season Begins, a show featuring Lang Lang, an accomplished classical pianist and graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. One of the classical music world’s most popular musicians, Lang Lang will take the Verizon Hall stage with the Orchestra’s popular conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, […]

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September 18, 2014

Clark Park Music And Arts Fall Equinox Festival Returns This Saturday, September 20 With Music, Art, Vendors, Food Trucks And More

More than 15 early-fall festivals hit Philadelphia and its surrounding towns this weekend, but in West Philadelphia, the main action is in verdant Clark Park. From 11 a.m. to sundown this Saturday, September 20, the Clark Park Music & Arts Fall Equinox Festival brings local musicians to the stage for free performances all day long. […]

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September 12, 2014

Deal Feed: 19 Discount Ticket Offers Available At Philadelphia Theaters For The Upcoming Fall Season And Beyond

Good news, theater-lovers: The fall performing arts scene is starting up for the 2014-2015 season. Catching a show at any one of the city’s great performance venues — from The Kimmel Center to the Academy of Music — has never been easier (or cheaper!) thanks to a number of ticket discounts, free performances and insider […]

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