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September 17, 2014

The Rock ’N’ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon And Health & Fitness Expo Returns This Weekend, September 19-21

Ready to rock? Now in its fifth year, the Rock ′n′ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon makes its return on Sunday, September 21. This 13.1-mile race is not your ordinary athletic event, though. At every mile of the course, runners are greeted with live performances by local bands and motivating encouragement from local cheerleading squads. This music-cum-exercise […]

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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 13, 2014

Tonight Picks: Prom On The Parkway At The Oval, Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square, Center City Sips, Dining Under The Stars In Media And More

The skies have cleared just in time for Center City Sips which brings sweet happy hour deals to more than 80 bars in Center City, Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and Old City. Enjoy the summer night and have a few drinks alfresco — check out our guide to the best outdoor spots for Center City Sips. […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Philly Pops Play A Free Patriotic Concert To Celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 3

***UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the free Philly Pops concert has been moved indoors to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert will go on at 8 p.m. The show remains free and open to the public. In typical July 4th fashion, our city’s pop orchestra, the Philly […]

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June 25, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Guide To The Major Events, Festivals, Concerts And More Celebrating Independence Day All Week Long In Philadelphia, June 28-July 8

The biggest birthday bash of the year starts this weekend, Philadelphia. Ready to party? As the birthplace of the nation, July 4th in Philadelphia means many, many parties, including the annual Wawa Welcome America events, historic Philadelphia-centric celebrations and revelry on the Delaware River waterfront, both on the Philadelphia riverside and the Camden waterfront. Pre-festival […]

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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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August 26, 2013

WXPN’s Free At Noon Live Concert At The Porch At 30th Street Station Brings Out Philly’s Own Man Man, September 6

On the cusp of releasing a fifth full-length album, local favorite indie band Man Man heads to the Porch at 30th Street station next Friday, September 6 for a free concert. That’s right, no need to bring your wallet, the Philly natives are performing for free as part of WXPN’s Free at Noon Live event. […]

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August 20, 2013

Save The Date: The WHYY Connections Festival Returns To Penn’s Landing With Two Days Of Free Concerts, September 7-8

Philadelphia, the warm-weather festival season is hardly over. There are a number of excellent festivals coming your way this September. After Labor Day weekend has passed, WHYY and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation team up to present the third annual WHYY Connections Festival, a free festival of concerts and family-friendly activities at Penn’s Landing September […]

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August 19, 2013

Sounds Of Gospel, A Free Music-Filled Concert, Returns To Penn’s Landing This Saturday, August 24

This weekend, Sounds of Gospel, one of Penn’s Landing’s popular free summer concerts, is back to provide groove-worthy music to the waterfront audience. From 3 to 9 p.m., enjoy a wide array of gospel music. Treat your ears to the sounds of contemporary gospel, songs of praise and traditional hymns. The concert is completely free, […]

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August 7, 2013

Penn Treaty Park In Fishtown Hosts Fantastic Fridays Free Concert Series With Live, Local Music And Views Of Fireworks, Friday, August 9 and 16

For the next two weeks, Friday nights in Fishtown are pretty fantastic thanks to the Friends of Penn Treaty Park. The Fantastic Fridays free concert series brings live music to Penn Treaty Park this Friday, August 9 and next Friday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m. This week, catch live tunes from Stars Apart and next […]

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