Summer Concert Series at Penn’s Landing
Free outdoor concerts on the banks of Delaware River all summer long
The Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
The Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing is home to free, alfresco concerts on Friday nights, and certain Saturdays, all summer long. From jazz to gospel to R&B, the Summer Concert Series has something for every music lover.
The Philadelphia Orchestra Free 2012 Neighborhood Concert
Date: July 27
Time: 8 p.m.
Spend a relaxing evening on the river with a free performance from the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra followed by the Friday Night Lights fireworks display.
Smooth Jazz Summer Nights
Dates: August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
The sounds of Smooth Jazz artists will fill the air on the RiverStage at Penn’s Landing every Friday night in August starting at 7:30 p.m. For the 15th anniversary season, each performance during Smooth Jazz Summer Nights will be capped off with a fireworks display south of the RiverStage at about 9:15 p.m.
Scheduled performers include Carol Riddick, I+ONE featuring Patrice Rushen and Ndugu Chancler, Cindy Bradley, Oleta Adams and Shelia E.
Visit www.delawareriverevents.com for the complete schedule.
Songs of Gospel Concert!
Date: Saturday, August 25
Time: 3 – 9 p.m.
Enjoy the inspirational and uplifting “Sounds of Gospel Concert” featuring various local artists, Stellar, Dove and Grammy award winning recording artist Israel Houghton.
WHYY Connections Festival
Dates: September 7 -9
Celebrate Philadelphia’s vibrant visual and culinary arts on both sides of the Waterfront with live performances, film screenings, kid-friendly activities and more.
Philadelphia Doo Wop Festival
Date: Sunday, September 9
Time: 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Celebrate the playful, passionate sounds of Doo Wop during a free festival benefiting the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service Education Center.