Weekday Entertainment Mixtape

By Patrick DeMarco

The trick is not to focus on the weather forecast, but focus on lots of things to do in Philly all week long. 

So, do them and be happy. 

Jerry’s Girls Keep some delightful Philly theater vibes going all May and beyond (Dirty Dancing and Saturday Night Fever are also on their gleeful way) and grab those tickets for a magical evening jam-packed with the music of Jerry Herman and some of Broadway’s best musicals, including Hello Dolly!, Mame, Mack and Mabel, Dear World and La Cage Aux Folles. What it all comes down to is….all of these shows for life. Enough said. Now-July 2nd, Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, various showtimes and ticket prices 825 Walnut St.

Sing Your Life Karaoke Although the weather is still looking to be a tad bit frightful this week, the many, many selections in Ms. Sara Sherr’s always sunny Sing Your Life Karaoke collection are guaranteed to make you (yes, you) feel so delightful, so get out there and sing like Reese Witherspoon at any one of these fabulous Philly locations listed below. Sun, 9-2 Bob and Barbara’s, 1509 South Street Tues, 9-2 12 Steps Down, 9th and Christian Thurs, 9-2 W/N W/N 931 Spring Garden, Fri, 9-1 Southhouse, 2535 S. 13th St. Saturday, 9-1:45 Les & Doreen’s Happy Tap,1301 E Susquehanna Ave

Queens & Quizzo Besides the fabulous drag thrupl-ing of Navaya Shay, Crystal Electra and resident Philly Mixtape drag tea table (read this) tosser, Ms. Brittany Lynn all being in one fabulous place every Monday night, the lovely ladies put their wigs, pads and faces together to serve up a Quizzo that’s like no other god damn Quizzo night taking place in Philly right now. All meaning…anything f#$king goes. But you probably already knew that when you saw the name Brittany Lynn. Plus, there’s a chance to win a $500 grand prize! So, go, kween. Every Monday, 7pm-9pm, Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. 2nd St.

Shut Up & Sing! Because a night of karaoke and carrying on at Woody’s alongside Philly drag divas Ms. Vinchelle and Ms. Sutton Fearce is just what you need at the start of your werk week. Every Monday, Woody’s, 202 S. 13th St. 7-9

Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders Final Auditions Show  Good luck, ladies!  Monday, Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 

Full Front Street  As if the incredible Burlesque styles and sass served up every Monday night aren’t already more than enough to get you woke for your work week ahead, tomorrow get ready for a Philadelphia Burlesque Battle Royale reunion starring Honeytree Evil Eye, Zsu Zsu Zantana,Fae Tantra and your esteemed 2017 winner, Penny Praline, all of whom are more than ready to rumble for your tassels lives. Be there. Every Monday, Victoria Freehouse, 9 pm, 10 S. Front St. 

Levitation Jones Let’s vibe and levitate, man…because we must. Tuesday, 8pm, Coda, 1712 Walnut St. 

The Fillmore & The Foundry   Whether it’s Coheed and Cambria on Wednesday or Billy Curriungton (sigh..) on Thursday, both at The Fillmore, or Ugly God on Tuesday or You Me at Six on Wednesday, both at adjacent upstairs lounge, The Foundry, the address of 29 East Allen St. has you and pretty much all of Philly more than covered for…it all. 

Time for Three Yes, it is. And then see Thursday night at World Cafe Live for your Philadelphia Chamber Orchestrated plans all week long. Tuesday, The Kimmel Center, 8 pm, 300 South Broad St. 

T.I./Let’s raise ’em up for Mr. “Rubber Bad Man” Philly style. Which is the freshest and best type of style, of course. Bag those tickets up. Wednesday, TLA Philly, 8 pm, 334 South Street 

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia If you haven’t experienced the laid back, yet powerful live music vibes (plus, the food’s really good, too) of World Cafe Live yet, put it at the top of your list as we head into summer. No further questions, especially since the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is about to give Philly the delightful live music ride of its life this week. Grab those tickets and also click right here for everything WCL has to offer for your live music needs.  7 pm, Thursday, 3025 Walnut St. 

Brian McKnight  Excuse us for crying as we get these tickets, but “Anytime” just came on and ya know….life. Thursday, 8 pm, Sands Bethlehem Entertainment Center, 77 Sands Boulevard, 18015 

Kelly Price/Christopher Williams   Yes, that Ms. Price and that Mr. Williams and those voices are coming to Philly this week for a pre Mother’s Day show that’s guaranteed to lift anybody’s spirits when they need it most..which is right now, So, go. Thursday, TLA Philly  334 South Street 

Pennsylvania Ballet Re/Action  No words, just four days of stunning technique, pulsating performance and classical music by Tchaikovsky, Bohuslav Martinu, Leo Delibes and many, many more. For ticket prices, showtimes and much, much more info on what’s sure to be an incredible series, dance it on over right here.  Thursday, May 11th-Sunday, May 14th, Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 

For more Philly events at Union Transfer, Underground Arts, Ortlieb’s, Rumor Philly, Johnny Brenda’s and many, many more…check this out. 

 Category: 15 Philly Events

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