Philly Weekday Entertainment Groove

By Patrick DeMarco

Don’t just stand there…let’s all get to it..now. 

Sing Your Life Karaoke w/Sara Sherr What’s your favorite karaoke song? How about..all of them. Whatever your song butchering/slaying truth, chances are the fabulous and always very hard-working Ms.Sherr has them all in her always scorching Sing Your Life Karaoke collection, which will be serving your vocal chords all summer long and beyond 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

Jerry’s Girls Grab those tickets for a magical evening this week (and during the weekend, too!) that’s guaranteed to be jam-packed with the still blissful Great White Way kissed 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…go, you fabulous Broadway king or kween, you. Enough said. Now-July 2nd, Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, various showtimes and ticket prices 825 Walnut St.

Saturday Night Fever:The Musical Since you damn well know you’ve got that “Staying Alive” walk more than mastered, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t hustle on over to the box office at the Walnut Street Theatre and grab those tickets for Saturday Night Fever, the smash musical based off of the John Travolta disco game changer. Of course, in order to truly prepare for this bedazzled spectacle, play, like, every Bee-Gee’s record ever as you grab those tickets right here, right now. Walnut Street Theatre, MainStage, May 16 – July 16th, $20 – $95, 810 Walnut Street

Agitated!  Just in time to close out what’s been a scorching June, it’s going to be even hotter upstairs at Franky Bradley’s tomorrow night as Pilar Salt and Honeytree Evil Eye join forces once again for the summer’s very first round of one of Philly’s hottest shows. Prepare…your angst-y life (there might just be a little going around these days) for a curated night of stunning live performance with this month featuring Sophie Sucré, Bugalú Boogie, Abortia Carriage and of course, lots and lots of hard werk. Get ready. Wednesday, $5/$10, 9 pm, Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.

Method Man/Redman  First, play this, pass it to the left and then get those tickets to see two rap legends take over Philly this Thursday night. Thursday, Electric Factory, 8 pm, 421 North 7th St. 

Sunset Shake: 60s Dance Party at PHS Pop-Up Garden uCity  What happens when you combine classic summer grooves, old school ’50s and ’60s vibes and a holiday weekend Friday night under the stars at the always lit U City Beer Garden? You’ll find out in just a few days, and tell DJ David Atlas you said hello as he’ll be your respectful beat maestro for the evening. Let’s ride. Friday, 10 pm, PHS UCity Pop-Up Garden at Filbert St & N 36th St. 

LGBT Veterans House Pride Celebration  If you’re looking for a truly fabulous way to close out Pride Month (although everyday is always filled with glitter), sashay over to the Gayborhood on Friday night as ICandy is hosting a sugary soiree celebrating the opening of the first LGBT Veterans Home in America. On the roster for your evening, celebrity chef Charleen will be serving up the tasty goodies and recording artist Aaron Paul, film star Tym Moss, and the always incredible celebrity female impersonator Carl Max will be on hand and no doubt all three floors of the club, which will of course get you right as we head into the holiday weekend..yas. Friday, $10, 10 pm, ICandy, 254 South 12th St.

Chris Bretz Although Mr. Jimmy DePre will be shakin his and servin’ your groove thang in San Francisco this weekend, he’s left your Friday & Saturday dancing pleasure in the always on-point headphones of Mr. Bretz, so just shut the fuck up and dance. Seriously. Friday & Saturday, 10 pm, Tavern on Camac, 243 South Camac St. 

Spill the Tea Revue Vol 5  Whether piping hot or iced for the summer, there’s never a bad time to fucking spill that tea, so you betta walk over to Tabu this Friday night and join Mr. Henry Brinton as he welcomes Gayborhood drag legend, The Goddess Isis, Ms. Sakura Allure, the one-and-only, Aeryanah Von Moi and everybody’s favorite delightfully bat shit cray auntie, Ms. Salotta Tee. Since this show is guaranteed to be nothing short of the best god damn tidal wave of tea you’ve ever swam in your lip synched summer life in…..get over your petty bullshit and just fucking go.  Friday, No cover, 11 pm, Tabu, 200 South 12th St. 

Also on the decks for the rest of your werk week……… Wednesday…….. Palehound @Boot & Saddle (8 pm, 1131 S. Broad St.)………. Conflict & Pronoun @ Kung Fu Necktie (8 pm, 1248 N. Front St.)……..  Dell @The Barbary (9 pm, 951 Frankford Avenue)……The Native Howl @Voltage Lounge (8 pm, 421 North 7th St.)…….Thursday….. GANZ @Coda Philly (10 pm, 1712 Walnut St.)…… The Wooden Sky @Milkboy Philly (7 pm, 1110 Chestnut St.)……. Hoots & Hellmouth @Boot & Saddle (830 pm, 1131 S. Broad St.)……  The Dove & The Wolf @Spruce Street Harbour Promenade  (8 pm, Columbus Blvd. @Spruce Street)…… Friday….….  Blackbear @TLA Philly (10 pm, 334 South St.)…… Suffocation @ Kung Fu Necktie (7 pm, 1250 N. Front St……..  Rich Medina @Silk City Diner & Lounge  (10 pm, 435 Spring Garden St.)………..  BlackGummy @Coda (11 pm, 1712 Walnut St.)….. 

 

 

 Category: 15 Philly Events

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