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August 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This August

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re most excited about this August, including the annual […]

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July 31, 2014

The Martha Graham Cracker Spectacular Celebrates The Cabaret’s 9th Anniversary, This Saturday, August 2 At Johnny Brenda’s

Celebrate nine years of the Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret with a one-of-a-kind performance celebration at Johnny Brenda’s, this Saturday, August 2. One of the city’s best-known and most-beloved drag queens, Martha Graham Cracker is a local legend played by Dito Van Reigersber, also of the awesome Pig Iron Theatre Company, a Philly-based company that presents […]

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July 31, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter The Made In America Weekend Giveaway Sweepstakes To Win A Pair Of Two-Day Passes To The Music Festival And A Two-Night Hotel Stay In Philadelphia

Are you ready to rock, Philadelphia? Jay Z’s epic Made in America Music Festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Labor Day Weekend 2014 on August 30 and 31, and we are psyched. This third year of the blockbuster urban music fest is going bicoastal, with simultaneous concerts here in Philadelphia and in Los […]

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July 30, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 2nd Street Festival With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens, Great Food And More In Northern Liberties This Sunday, August 3, Noon-10 P.M.

Philadelphia’s summer festival season thrives this August, and annual Northern Liberties neighborhood extravaganza the 2nd Street Festival rocks on Sunday, August 3 from noon all the way until 10 p.m. Excellent entertainment is set to fill The Piazza at Schmidt’s and six blocks of 2nd Street, with a Philly-centric lineup of live bands, three stages, […]

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July 30, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Hosts An Improvisational Violinist For A One-Night-Only Jazz Concert, Saturday, August 2

The performing arts make an appearance at one of Philadelphia’s great palaces of visual arts this weekend when improvisational violinist Diane Monroe visits the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts this Saturday, August 2. Home to vast trove of American art and treasures by such luminaries as Charles Willson Peale (founder of the Academy), Thomas […]

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July 29, 2014

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights, Free Friday Night Concerts, Return To Penn’s Landing For The Month, Fridays, August 1-29

Live music fills Penn’s Landing for its summertime series, Smooth Jazz Summer Nights, a free weekly series occurring every Friday night in August. The concerts put the spotlight on renowned jazz musicians from across the globe. Beginning this Friday, August 1, the free alfresco concerts kick off with a performance by David Benoit, a jazz […]

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July 25, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues With Raphael Xavier And Bobby Zankel & The Warriors Plus The Avalon String Band, Saturday, July 26

Few things make a better pairing than summer and live music. While some of this summer’s concerts require purchasing a ticket purchase and planning ahead, many are free and open to the public, making for the perfect option for last-minute diversions. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool […]

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July 24, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia Orchestra Accompanies BYOB Screenings Of West Side Story And Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann, July 30-31

Summer nights are meant to be spent outside. This summer, The Philadelphia Orchestra takes the stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts to perform the soundtrack to a number of feature films. The three-night series started last week with Gladiator Live, but luckily, there’s still plenty of opportunities to take advantage of the […]

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July 23, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 XPoNential Music Festival, July 25-27, Featuring More Than 30 Artists Over Three Days On The Camden Waterfront

Philadelphia certainly holds its own during the buzzing summer music festival season, as this weekend’s XPoNential Music Festival proves with an awesome assortment of alternative rock set to play at three stages at two venues on the Delaware River waterfront in Camden, July 25-27. With the blockbuster 4th of July Jam behind us, and the […]

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July 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo Presents An Outdoor Concert Featuring Country Musician, Brett Eldredge, Monday, August 18

On Monday, August 18, The Philadelphia Zoo teams up with 92.5 XTU for a concert featuring Brett Eldredge, a country musician whose songs have graced the Billboard’s Country Music Charts and is slated to join Keith Urban on his summer tour next month. The concert will take place at Imapala Lawn at The Philadelphia Zoo […]

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