40th Street Summer Series in University City

40th Street Summer Series in University City

"Relaxing Family Fun in University City'  Come shake'em, rock'em and roll'em... Every summer, the University City District, the Rotunda and Penn host the 40th Street Summer Series. A free outdoor music series that is family-friendly, now in its thirteenth year. Each concert is scheduled for a Saturday in the summer from June to September, starting at 6 pm. These live performances take place on the greenspace at 40th and Walnuts Streets, just behind the Walnut West Free Library. Not … [Read more...]

South Street Headhouse Spring Festival

South Street Headhouse Spring Festival

'Food, Live Music, Family Fun and More!' The South Street Headhouse 5th annual Spring Festival is a free event that is fun and energized with great food, beer, live music and much more. A great event for the family as kids can enjoy the Kid Zone while others can enjoy the many local shops, restaurants, crafts, live music and more. This year's festival, May 6, will start at 11 am and runs till 8 pm, closing down South Street (between Front and 8th), and along the Second Street Plaza (between … [Read more...]

Bowie Birthday Bash With Candy Volcano At The TLA On South Street January 7, 2017!

Candy Volcano Group

'Remembering David Bowie!' Calling all David Bowie lovers! Celebrate the life of Bowie through his music! The 70’s Glam Rock tribute band, Candy Volcano, is at it again celebrating the birthday of the main man, David Bowie live at the TLA January 7, 2017. This amazing group of musicians and 12+ singers/independent artists re-imagine the glitter, glam and glitz of Bowie’s early years. With Philly Loves Bowie week happening all around them, Candy Volcano will be the first of several … [Read more...]

Summer Nights at Penn Museum

Summer Nights at Penn Museum

'Relaxing Musical Nights at Penn Museum' What a great way to break up your work week by experiencing soothing international cultural live music on Wednesday nights during the Summer Nights music series held at the Penn Museum. This exuberant musical series begins June 15 and ends September 07, 2016. Get to experience eclectic live music in a laid-back fun atmosphere, to where you can hang out on chairs, benches, stage-front seating, the lawn or just mingle with others while the music plays … [Read more...]

String Band Music Under the Stars with the Mummers in the Summer!

Mummers String Band at Mummers Museum

'Family Fun and the Mummers Strut with the Mummers String Bands'  The Mummers in Philadelphia is a long standing tradition in which the History of the Mummers date back to the mid 1800's. The first official parade was held January 1, 1901. Imagine that! Many Philadelphians look forward to the Mummers Parade which takes place on New Year's Day. If you wanted more Mummery, there was the Show of Shows, which use to take place near the end of February every year. But that has been cancelled … [Read more...]

Make Music Philly Baby! – Free Live Music Celebration

2 guys playing Live Music - Courtesy of makemusicphilly.org

'Live Free Musical Celebrations in the City of Brotherly Love' Get ready for an all-out music blitz on June 21, 2015. Explore the many talents of local musicians throughout the City of Philadelphia. There will be over 100 performances from 11 am - 8 pm at locations throughout the city. This 'do it yourself' festival is free and will include organized concerts and informal performances by professionals and amateurs of all genres and ages. Just think, anywhere in the city can become a backdrop … [Read more...]

Budweiser Made in America Festival Labor Day Weekend

Made in America Concert in Philadelphia

'Come Party with Beyoncé & Nine Inch Nails on the Parkway' The Budweiser Made in America Music Festival will be hitting the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Labor Day Weekend on August 31 and September 1. Come experience a weekend of live music and fun. Budweiser Made in America Festival Experience & Atmosphere The Labor Day Weekend 2-day event will feature headliners Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails. The giant outdoor setting will host a little over 30 musical acts on three stages … [Read more...]

Free Music With Center City District’s Lunchtime Concert Series

Lunchtime Concert Series by Center City District

'Relax During Lunchtime With Free Music'  Who needs to break up their work week! Enjoy live free music on your lunch break thanks to the Center City District and TD Bank. This is a weekly event taking place every Wednesday from noon to 1:30 pm, June 5 to August 28, at various locations throughout the city. Such locations as Three Logan Square, The Shops at Liberty Place, the Curtis Center, Sister Cities Park, Comcast Center, The Gallery at Market East and more. You'll listen to such … [Read more...]

The Barbary & Barberella Club in Fishtown Philadelphia – Tag Team Tunes Top To Bottom

the Barbary in Philadelphia

The Barbary & Barberella Club in Fishtown Philadelphia The Barbary in Fishtown, once a tiny, hipster and off -beat dancer enclosed, sweaty (and thus smelly) music ‘venue’ and dive bar was a place that I only occupied if a friend begged and if we were able to make it before 11 pm when the already cheap drinks were free. However, due to its very impressive growth over the past year, I am now confident in saying that as a Philly music venue/ restaurant/ dive bar (uh, yeah, it’s all … [Read more...]