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September 30, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates Its Landmark 10th Anniversary With WXPN Presentations, Special Concerts, Events And More This October

More than a decade ago, a brainstorm hit a local entrepreneur and amateur musician Hal Real, and he decided adults really needed a great place to hear live music in Philadelphia. Turns out WXPN also needed new studios, especially for its nationally popular show, “World Cafe.” Mutual interests merged and in 2004, World Cafe Live […]

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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

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. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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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

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 2, 2014

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

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

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

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

Tonight Picks: Go Taney Dragons(!), Free Concert At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pop-Up Alfreso Dinner Parties Across Philadelphia And More

So many summer night in Philadelphia brim with hot happenings. And tonight is definitely one of those nights. First up: your beloved Taney Dragons. Last night’s game broke ESPN ratings records. Everyone in Philadelphia watched. And while Taney lost, they’re still alive. They have a do or die game tonight at 7:30 p.m. against Chicago. […]

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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

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 20, 2014

Reminder: Philadelphia Weekly’s Annual Concerts In The Park Series Hits Rittenhouse Square Tonight, Wednesday, August 20

Get ready to rock out alfresco in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The blowout concert series returns to Philadelphia’s town square tonight, August 20, with live music from established local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, world to indie. The free […]

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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

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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