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July 12, 2012

The Eighth Annual Riot Fest Returns To Festival Pier Thursday, July 19

UPDATE: Riot Fest just announced that the event has been postponed due to “unforeseen circumstances.” With the many anticipated concerts arriving in Philadelphia this summer, like the Budweiser Made in America Festival, Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball encore and next weekend’s XPoNential Festival, the city’s music agenda continues to expand throughout the month adding some newcomers to [...]

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March 15, 2012

The Annual Roots Picnic Returns To Penn’s Landing With An Expanded Two-Day Festival, June 2-3

Exciting news! This June, the Roots Picnic returns even bigger and better than ever. The highly anticipated annual music festival, now in its fifth year, has expanded and will be taking over Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for TWO days, June 2-3, with its always eclectic mix of artists. This year’s lineup once again highlights [...]

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August 8, 2011

Ticket Giveaway: Win Two Tickets To See Guster At Festival Pier This Thursday, August 11

Popular American alternative rockers Guster are making an appearance at Festival Pier on Penn’s Landing this Thursday, August 11, and one lucky uwishunu reader and his/her +1 get to go for free! The group, comprised of former Tufts University students, is known specifically for its live performances, so you’re in for an auditory treat. Guster [...]

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May 31, 2011

Giveaway: Win Two Tickets To The Roots Picnic At Festival Pier On Saturday, June 4

The Roots Picnic returns to Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing this Saturday, June 4th and we have a free pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader. The fourth annual all-day music festival will feature a wide variety of artists, including, of course, The Roots, acclaimed rapper Nas, Grammy award winner Esperanza Spalding, [...]

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May 26, 2011

The Annual Roots Picnic Returns To Festival Pier At Penn’s Landing Next Saturday, June 4

In just over a week, on June 4, the annual Roots Picnic will return to Penn’s Landing for another year of diverse musical performances and eclectic collaborations. This year’s festival will once again feature two stages, with artists like renowned hip-hop lyricist Nas (backed by The Roots) and recent Grammy award winner Esperanza Spalding rocking [...]

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March 1, 2011

The 4th Annual Roots Picnic Date And Lineup Announced!

The annual Roots Picnic will return to Penn’s Landing’s Festival Pier on June 4 and this year’s lineup includes, an always, an eclectic list of performers. Headliners include rising star Wiz Khalifa, Grammy-award winner Esperanza Spalding, hip-hop legend Nas and, of course, The Roots. They’ll be joined by a host of other performers spanning all [...]

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September 29, 2009

Festival Preview: Sippin’ by the River

If you love heading down to the Festival Pier on Penn’s Landing during the summer for all those concerts and cultural events, but fear that your next trip down that way won’t be until next year, don’t despair. There’s another festival coming your way! On Sunday, October 4th, the 15th annual Sippin’ by the River [...]

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September 28, 2008

Sippin’ by the River

Fourteen years of riverside sippin’ for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America leaves a ton of feel-good vibes along the Delaware River. The benefit is back for another year,up with our restaurants setting cooking demonstrations, beer from Philadelphia Brewing Company, and a river of wine (or really just a whole of it) from Wine [...]

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