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February 14, 2013

Fun. To Perform At The Mann Center July 19; Tickets On Sale This Saturday, February 16 At Noon

Get ready to hit the Facebook “Like” button on this one. Calling all summer concertgoers: the Grammy winners and Spotify-playlist staple, fun. is headed to Philadelphia on Friday, July 19 to perform at the Mann Center. fun., an American indie rock band, is led by the talented powerhouse vocalist Nate Ruess alongside Jack Antonoff on […]

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June 25, 2010

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops to Perform Free Concert at Independence Hall on Friday Evening, July 2 as Part of Wawa Welcome America

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops’ free concert at Independence Hall has become one of Welcome America’s most popular traditions, with 2010 marking the ninth consecutive year the Pops have wowed crowds in Historic Philadelphia. To help kick-off Fourth of July weekend, Friday evening July 2nd, the Pops will perform American classics including patriotic anthems, […]

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June 24, 2010

Round One of July 4th Fireworks, Saturday Night @ Penn’s Landing

It’s Saturday, June 26th. You’ve just spent the late afternoon devouring a number of samples at Taste of Philadelphia and enjoyed a free concert featuring Morris Day & The Time. Well, keep your seat at Penn’s Landing, because immediately after the performance, the first round of July 4th fireworks blast off over the water. The […]

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May 15, 2009

Girls Rock Benefit Show & Instrument Drive @ Johnny Brenda’s

Show some love for Philly’s burgeoning rock stars as The Girls Rock Benefit Show & Instrument Drive, which comes to Johnny Brenda’s on Saturday, May 23. Doors open at 8 P.M., with the music beginning at 9 P.M. Bands schedule to perform include: Oh! Pears, An American Chinese, The Mean, and Run at the Dog. […]

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December 12, 2008

Philadelphia Sessions Benefit Concert Featuring Anam Owili-Eger & Friends

Photo by Kate Wilhelmi Philadelphia native Anam Owili-Eger will be performing a benefit concert in support of his upcoming European tour through the The Philadelphia Sessions, (TPS), a non-profit organization that promotes Philadelphia by sending local Philadelphia musicians to perform abroad and establish relationships with other cities worldwide. The Philadelphia Sessions, a collaboration of Philadelphia […]

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October 20, 2008

Review: Ravi and Anoushka Shankar at the Kimmel Center

Review By Joel Franke On Sunday, October 19, 2008, Ravi and Anoushka Shankar shared the Verizon Hall stage at the Kimmel Center. Each sitar (and musician) had a distinctive voice; the music was wholly organic and spellbinding as the two performers carried on a stylistic and generational dialogue using not the language of tired chords […]

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October 3, 2008

Tomorrow: Bruce Springsteen With An Acoustic on the Parkway

After last night’s rousing debate, we could all use a nice relaxing concert. Wouldn’t you know it, the Obama/Biden ticket is doing just that for Philadelphians this weekend in the form of the Vote for Change Rally and one Mr. Bruce Springsteen. Though the word from the Obama campaign (as of this writing) is, “From […]

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August 20, 2008

Still Black, Still Proud: An African Tribute to James Brown

Post by Kate Bracaglia / Photo by Benjamin Kaufmann Having seen one too many ridiculous tribute band in my short lifetime, I generally steer clear of anything with the word “tribute” in its name. That includes: the little known ’80s flick, the beachy Nora Roberts read, the sporty Mazda Tribute, and even (yes) the greatest […]

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