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Summer Concert Series
at Penn’s Landing

Outdoor concerts on the Delaware River Waterfront all summer long

Summer Concert Series at Penn's Landing

All summer long, Penn's Landing is home to exciting live music on the Delaware River Waterfront. Credit: M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia



All summer long, Penn’s Landing is home to exciting live music on the Delaware River Waterfront. Celebrate all summer long with patriotic performances, inspirational festivals, smooth jazz and much more. Best of all, most concerts are free and family friendly.

Check out a few of the top summer concerts at Penn’s Landing, below:

Neighborhood Concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra

Date: July 1, 2014
Location: Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra presents a FREE Neighborhood Concert on the RiverStage at the Great Plaza, followed by a small land side fireworks salute.

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The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” and Adventure Aquarium Waterfront Fireworks Celebration

Date: July 5, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing | Camden Waterfront
One of the nation’s premier musical organizations, the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, returns for a free, patriotic performance at Penn’s Landing. The concert will be immediately followed by a spectacular fireworks display presented by Adventure Aquarium.

Where To Watch Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights

Dates: August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Location: Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
The sounds of the country’s top Smooth Jazz artists will fill the air on the RiverStage at Penn’s Landing every Friday night in August with FREE concerts on the riverside starting at 7:30 p.m. Performing artists include David Benoit, Chris Strandring, Next Generation, Erik Darius and Valerie Simpson.

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Mad Decent Block Party

Date: August 8, 2014
Location: Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
One of the summer’s biggest, all-ages block parties returns to Philadelphia on August 8. The Mad Decent Block Party takes over the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing with an energetic day of live music with Diplo, Flosstradamus, Chance the Rapper, Dillon Francis, Dirty South Joe and more.

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Sounds of Inspiration

Dates: August 23, 2014

One of Penn’s Landing’s most popular concerts of the summer, Sounds of Inspiration is a day of contemporary gospel, hymns and songs of praise on the riverfront. Admission to the joyful celebration is FREE and performers include Smokie Norful, Kierra Sheard, VaShawn Mitchell, Micah Stampley, Brian Courtney Wilson and more.

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