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October 2, 2013

Awesome News Alert: The Philadelphia Orchestra Pops Up With A Free Unscheduled Concert Tonight At The Kimmel Center

Tonight, The Philadelphia Orchestra and music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin were scheduled to perform during the opening night celebrations at Carnegie Hall in New York. Instead, the orchestra and its dynamic director will perform a totally free, unscheduled pop-up concert at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts’ Verizon Hall! Due to a strike by its [...]

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October 1, 2013

Now Open: Boot And Saddle Rocks South Broad Street With A Full Schedule Of Live Music And Brand-New Menu

This September, South Broad Street music hall Boot and Saddle reopened its doors after being shuttered for more than a decade. Thanks to the development work of R5 Productions and Four Corners Management — the same team that brought you Union Transfer, Morgan’s Pier and The Dolphin Tavern — the much-anticipated venue got, ahem, back [...]

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September 25, 2013

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out The Millennial Territory Orchestra This Saturday, September 28

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. On Saturday, September 28, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run. Kicking off at 6 p.m., fire artists and hoop dancers [...]

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September 17, 2013

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Performing Arts On Stages Across Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia brings a fresh flurry of locally designed haute fashion, crunchy local apples and bright orange pumpkins, restaurant menu refreshes, fall street festivals and — last but not least — the kick-off of a new performing arts season. With the successful run of another Philadelphia Fringe Festival ushering local theatergoers out of summer [...]

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September 16, 2013

Enjoy Free Live Music And Free Craft Beer At The Final Third Thursday Live And Local Event Of The Summer, This Thursday, September 19

The final event in the Third Thursday Live and Local series of summer concerts is a real doozy that you do not want to miss. Head on over to Race Street Pier for free music and a free beer garden this Thursday night. Sounds like a great combo to us. The warm weather concerts end [...]

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September 10, 2013

The Philadelphia United Jazz Festival And Celebration Presents More Than 20 Bands In Six Days Of Musical Events, September 13-22

Celebrate Philly’s tremendous musical history and enjoy live jazz performances this month as the first Philadelphia United Jazz Festival and Celebration presents six dates filled with groovy events and concerts this September. Presented by LifeLine Music Coalition, who brought you the Philadelphia Jazz and Poetry Festival in 2003 and served as the longtime music producers [...]

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September 5, 2013

The WHYY Connections Festival Returns To Penn’s Landing For Its Third Year This Weekend With Two Days Of Free Concerts, September 7-8

Don’t pack away your festival gear quite yet, Philadelphia. There are a number of excellent festivals coming your way this September and October, including the totally free WHYY Connections Festival at Penn’s Landing this weekend. Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8, WHYY and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation team up to present the third annual WHYY [...]

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September 5, 2013

The Annual Phoenixville Blues Festival Rocks Its Fourth Year This Saturday, September 7, With A Special Pre-Party On Friday, September 6

Are you a blues enthusiast? Gather in Reeves Park with 5,000 of your fellow fans on Saturday, September 7 for the Phoenixville Blues Festival. Now in its fourth year, the festival promises an tune-filled day of musical acts, local vendors and family-friendly fun. This rockin’ event will offer a great lineup of nine big name [...]

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September 4, 2013

Ars Nova Workshop Kicks Off Its 14th Season Of Modern Jazz Presentations With A Performance From Secret Keeper, Thursday, September 5

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, The Rotunda will be a haven for jazz lovers as Ars Nova Workshop debuts its 14th season. In keeping with its mission to elevate the role of jazz, improvisation and experimental music in contemporary culture, Ars Nova Workshop will present a free performance from New York-based duo [...]

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September 3, 2013

The Wanderlust Festival Visits Philadelphia For A Yoga Block Party At The Piazza at Schmidt’s This Saturday, September 7

This weekend, join hundreds of Philadelphia’s yogis in the great outdoors for a daylong celebration of yoga, music and nature during the Wanderlust Yoga Block Party, Saturday, September 7. From noon to 8 p.m., The Piazza at Schmidt’s plays host to large, free yoga classes led by this city’s top instructors, plus live music and [...]

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