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September 10, 2014

King Crimson Brings Its Distinctive Art Rock To The Kimmel Center For The Performing Art’s Verizon Hall, September 12 & 13

King Crimson Brings Its Distinctive Art Rock To The Kimmel Center For The Performing Art's Verizon Hall, September 12 & 13

Progressive rock pioneers King Crimson bring their inimitable sound to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for a two-night stand, September 12-13. A seminal band of the ’60s, King Crimson grew to fame by blending assorted musical genres, including acid rock, hard rock, classical, jazz, folk and electronica. The group has seen many incarnations […]

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September 9, 2014

The Philadelphia Home Grown Music Festival Brings Local Music And Food To The Spotlight At Locations Throughout The City, September 12-14

The Philadelphia Home Grown Music Festival Brings Local Music And Food To The Spotlight At Locations Throughout The City, September 12-14

Local music and local food take the spotlight at the Philadelphia Home Grown Music Festival, a full weekend of live tunes and garden-fresh eats at community gardens and urban farms across the city. This weekend, from September 12 through 14, visit sites including Bartram’s Garden, Norris Square Community Garden and Weavers Way Farm at Saul […]

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September 3, 2014

Score Free Tickets To Opera On The Mall, Opera Philadelphia’s Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park, Saturday, September 27; Registration Opens Today, September 3

Score Free Tickets To Opera On The Mall, Opera Philadelphia's Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park, Saturday, September 27; Registration Opens Today, September 3

On Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia will launch its 2014 season with Opera on the Mall, a free HD broadcast of the comedic opera The Barber of Seville on the iconic grounds of Independence Mall. The event, which is now in its fourth year, is a popular alfresco evening and fills up year after year. […]

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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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