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September 3, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Excellent Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This September

Merriam Theater

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 the most excited about this September, including some […]

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September 2, 2014

The College Fest Free-4-All Welcomes Students Back To Philly With Live Music In Rittenhouse Square, Tomorrow, September 3

Concerts in the Park in Rittenhouse Square

To celebrate the beginning of the school year, Philadelphia Weekly teams up with Xfinity to bring back its popular free summer concert series for one last (and very special) performance this Wednesday, September 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tomorrow, Rittenhouse Square will host the College Fest Free-4-All, a concert that welcomes students from Philadelphia-area […]

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August 28, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues This Saturday, August 30 With Nation Beat And The Highwater Preachers

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues This Saturday, August 30 With Nation Beat And The Highwater Preachers

Put on your dancing shoes. This Saturday night, the popular 40th Street Summer Series returns to the lawn of the Walnut Street West Library at 40th and Walnut streets. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the 40th Street Summer Series, […]

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August 27, 2014

Our Guide To The Made In America Music Festival, Hitting The Benjamin Franklin Parkway For Two Days Of Live Music, Beer Gardens And Much More, August 30-31

Our Guide To The Made In America Music Festival, Hitting The Benjamin Franklin Parkway For Two Days Of Live Music, Beer Gardens And Much More, August 30-31

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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August 21, 2014

Rock Out At City Tap House As It Teams Up With The Blockley And Brooklyn Brewery For Two Outdoor Concerts, Saturdays, August 23 And 30

Rock Out At City Tap House As It Teams Up With The Blockley And Brooklyn Brewery For Two Outdoor Concerts, Saturdays, August 23 And 30

Get down to live music at City Tap House as the University City craft beer bar hosts two outdoor concerts on the final two Saturdays of the month. First up, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah headlines the alfresco concert series on Saturday, August 23. From 3 to 8 p.m., enjoy outdoor tunes provided by the […]

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August 19, 2014

The Essence Of Entertainment Summer Concert Series Continues At The Dell Music Center On Thursdays, August 21 And 28

The Essence Of Entertainment Summer Concert Series Continues At The Dell Music Center On Thursdays, August 21 And 28

Sure, it’s August, but the summertime fun in the great outdoors continues. In verdant Fairmount Park, The Dell Music Center carries on with its Essence of Entertainment alfresco concerts series through Thursday, August 28. This Thursday, August 21, two Grammy-winning jazz legends take the stage at the Fairmount Park venue: Al Jarreau and David Sanborn. […]

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August 19, 2014

Twilight In The Gardens Brings Live Music, Crafts, Tours And BYOB Fun To Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, This Friday, August 22

Twilight In The Gardens Brings Live Music, Crafts, Tours And BYOB Fun To Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, This Friday, August 22

Explore Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens by nightfall at the South Street attraction’s August edition of its Twilight in the Gardens event. This Friday, August 22 from 7 to 10 p.m., music and art come together for a night of performances, drinks, crafts, tours and more. Groove to live music provided by local band, Jackie Paper, a […]

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August 18, 2014

Head To Spruce Street Harbor Park This Thursday, August 21 For The Last Free Concert At The Pop-Up This Summer

Spruce Street Harbor Park

For the past two months, Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River Waterfront has made an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco scene, drawing this city’s population down to the river all summer long. We’re sad to report that the pop-up park at Penn’s Landing wraps up its run as an awesome placemaking installation […]

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August 14, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Presents Live Music Alfresco With Brandywine Brings The Blues, Tomorrow, August 15

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Presents Live Music Alfresco With Brandywine Brings The Blues, Tomorrow, August 15

The Brandywine River Museum of Art invites music-lovers out to its courtyard for an evening concert featuring one of Philadelphia’s own, Steve Cal, a blues rock guitarist and singer, and his band. Tomorrow, August 15, the museum jump starts the weekend with an alfresco concert from 6 to 9 p.m. The music officially starts at […]

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August 12, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 Philadelphia Folk Festival, Returning With Seven Stages Of Live Music, Camping, Crafts, Food Trucks And More, August 14-17

Philadelphia Folk Festival

The longest-running music festival of its kind in the entire country, the Philadelphia Folk Festival has become a regional legend and remains an epically good time. Now in its 53rd year of brining the best of folk music to the Philadelphia countryside, the Philadelphia Folk Festival brings the sweet sounds of folk music back to […]

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