2019 Philly Spring Entertainment Guide

As it always do….get all of those tickets to everything on this list…now! 

Happy Philly spring entertainment season!! Go. 

Wednesday/April 17th 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time/Walnut Street Theatre(through April 28th) 

King Lear/Sedgwick Theatre(through April 20th) 

Treasure Island/Arden Theatre Company(through June 7th) 

Rival Suns/Union Transfer 


This Wild Life/The Foundry 

The Dip/World Cafe Live 

True Widow/Underground Arts 

MorMor/Boot & Saddle 

Dark Tea/Ortlieb’s 

Josh Gray/Jason Eerie/Bourbon & Branch 

Thursday/April 18th 

Billy Currington/The Fillmore 

Blue October/Union Transfer 

Black Lips/Underground Arts 

DROELOE/The Foundry 

Natalie Prass/World Cafe Live 

Mark Lanky/Kung Fu Necktie 

Coughy/Johnny Brenda’s 

In Angles/Connie’s Ric Rac 

Friday/April 19th 

Sister Act/Players Club of Swarthmore(through May 4th) 

Kodak Black/The Met 

Tom Odell/TLA 

Ryan Bingham/Union Transfer 

Against The Current/World Cafe Live 


Susto/Milkboy Philly 

Laura Grace Jane/Underground Arts 

Odonis Odonis/Kung Fu Necktie 

Saturday/April 20th 

Morgan Saint/LEON/The Foundry 

Nick Mason/The Met 

Cher/Wells Fargo Center


The Coathangers/Underground Arts 

Foals/The Fillmore 

Murphy’s Law/Kung Fu Necktie 

Jet Black Alley Cat/Creep Records Store 

Splintered Sunlight/World Cafe Live 

The Palms/Milkboy Philly 

American Standard/The Barbary 

Brother Hawk/Ortlieb’s 

DJSC/Kung Fu Necktie 

Sunday/April 21st 

La Dispute/Union Transfer 

Sylar/The Foundry 

Will Calhoun/Milkboy Philly 

Crude SS/Kung Fu Necktie 

Year of the Knife/Kung Fu Necktie 

Monday/April 22nd

Unwed Sailor/Kung Fu Necktie 

Tuesday/April 23rd 

Dionysus Was Such A Nice Man/Wilma Theater(through May 12th) 

Civil War Voices/Walnut Street Theatre (through May 26th) 

Gunna/Shy Glizzy/TLA 

Acid Mothers Temple/Underground Arts 

Valley Maker and Tomberlin/Boot & Saddle 

Youth & Canvas/Bourbon & Branch  

Wednesday/April 24th 

Peter Bjorn & John/The Foundry 

Jack and Jack/TLA 

Big Boi/Goodie Mob/The Fillmore 

Sunn O/Papa M/Underground Arts 

American Aquarium/World Cafe Live 

Kirin J. Callinan/Johnny Brenda’s 

Kali Masi/Kung Fu Necktie 

Thursday/April 25th

Jax Jones/NOTO 

Jake Miller/The Foundry 

Julia Jacklin/Johnny Brenda’s 


Jonathan Biss/Verizon Hall@Kimmel Center (Friday, too!) 

Here Lies Man/Kung Fu Necktie 

Orville Peck/Boot & Saddle 

The Retinas/Ortlieb’s 

Friday/April 26th

Maren Morris/The Fillmore 

Girlpool/Hatchie/Underground Arts 

Overkill/Death Angel/TLA 

Lisa Loeb/World Cafe Live 

Bruno Major/Boot & Saddle 

Kendrick Scott Oracle/South Jazz Club 

Craig Bickhardt/The Locks at Sona 

Saturday/April 27th 

Snow Patrol/Tower Theater 

Health/Underground Arts 

Diva Jazz Orchestra/Perelman Theater @Kimmel Center 

Deorro/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 

Caspa/Union Transfer 

Peter Bradley Adams/The Locks at Sona 

Jesse/The Foundry 

Tuck and Patti/World Cafe Live:Upstairs 

Heavens Edge/The Trocadero 

Garcia Peoples/Jerry’s On Front

Brian Regan/The Met 

Mt. Vengeance/Johnny Brenda’s 

Eli Lev/Philadelphia Folk Song Society 

Telyscopes/The Barbary 

Main Event/TLA 

Sunday/April 28th 

Deer Tick/Union Transfer 

Joan Osborne/World Cafe Live 

Guerilla Toss/PhilaMOCA 

Starterjacket/The Boom Boom Room 

Bruse Wane/Kung Fu Necktie 

Joe Kenney/Bourbon & Branch 

Faux Ferocious/Ortlieb’s 

Monday/April 29th 

Patti Smith/The Met 

Pup/Union Transfer 

Andrea Gibson/The Foundry 

Summer Cannibals/Kung Fu Necktie 

Meg Baird/Johnny Brenda’s 

The Bad Bees/Bourbon & Branch 

Tuesday/April 30th 

Kali Uchis/The Fillmore 

Foxing/Now, Now/Union Transfer

Matt Maeson/Boot & Saddle 

Kevin Garrett/The Foundry 

Castle/Kung Fu Necktie 

Afrobear/Bourbon & Branch 

Wednesday/May 1st 

Marianas Trench/TLA 

A Hard Time/Fringe Arts 

Todd Rundgren/The Fillmore (Thursday, too!)

Skeletonwitch/Johnny Brenda’s 

The Murlocs/Underground Arts 

Atsuko Chiba/Kung Fu Necktie 

Thursday/May 2nd 

Whitesnake/Xcite Center @ Parx Casino 

Parachute Billy Raffoul/TLA 

Dion Timmer/The Foundry 

Nina Sky/Kung Fu Necktie 

Doc Rotten/The Tusk 

Friday/May 3rd 

Bea Miller/The Foundry 

Alex Shaw/World Cafe Live 

AC Slater/NOTO 

The Bright Light Social Hour/Johnny Brenda’s 

Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed/Boot & Saddle 

Trevor Noah/The Met(Saturday, too!) 

The Doowop Project/Kimmel Center (Saturday and Sunday, too!) 

Fleetmac Wood/Underground Arts 

Early Elton/The Locks at Sona 

Kiss The Tiger/Bourbon & Branch 

Hey Guy/Creem Circus/Milkboy Philly 

Saturday/May 4th 

Foreigner/Xcite Center @ Parx Casino 

The Strumbellas/Union Transfer 

Murs/Boot & Saddle 

GZA/Genius/Voltage Lounge 

TR/ST/Underground Arts 

Kandi Burruss/Franklin Music Hall 

Lorna Shore/Voltage Lounge 

Ace Enders/The Trocadero 

Dave Patten/Milkboy Philly 

The Royal Arctic Insitute/Ortlieb’s 

At the Interview/The Barbary 

Sunday/May 5th 

Santigold/The Fillmore 

Hellogoodbye/The Foundry 

Shy Girls/Johnny Brenda’s 

Earth Crisis/First Unitarian Church 


Will Stratton/Bourbon & Branch 

Monday/May 6th 

Wallows/Union Transfer 

Johnny Orlando/TLA 

Elvana/The Foundry 

King Dude/Kung Fu Necktie 

Tuesday/May 7th

Falling In Reverse/TLA 

Brit Floyd/Another Brick In The Wall 2019/Merriam Theater@Kimmel Center 

Pedro the Lion/Union Transfer 

Sego/Johnny Brenda’s 

Panic Priest/The Foundry 

Wednesday/May 8th 


Movements/Union Transfer 

Run River North/Boot & Saddle 

Film School/Kung Fu Necktie 

Garrison Starr/Milkboy Philly 

Playing Pretend/The Fire 

Alicia Witt/Bourbon & Branch 

Lil’ Pump/The Met 

Thursday/May 9th 


FKJ/Union Transfer 

The Drums/The Foundry 

Xiu Xiu/Underground Arts 

The Felice Brothers/Johnny Brenda’s 

Paul Anka/Xcite Center @Parx Casino 

Night Beats/Kung Fu Necktie 

Super Doppler/Milkboy Philly 

Knolling Bones/The Fire 

Friday/May 10th

Bring Me The Horizon/The Met 

Hunter Hayes/The Fillmore 


Meat Puppets/Underground Arts 

The Twilight Sad/The Foundry 

Strand of Oaks/Union Transfer 

Eyehategod/Voltage Lounge 

Valentino Khan/NOTO 

Riverside:World Cafe Live Upstairs 

Shades/Warehouse on Watts 

Deadfellow/The Barbary 

Scot Sax/The Locks at Sona 

Saturday/May 11th 

Griz/The Met 

Kenny Chesney/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City 

The Great British Bake Off/Painted Bride Arts Center 

Parkway Drive/Hillswitch Engage/Franklin Music Hall 

Smino/Earth Gang/TLA 

Balance and Composure/The Fillmore 

Steven Curtis Chapman/Temple Arts Performing Center

John K Samson/Boot & Saddle 

Diane Coffee/Johnny Brenda’s 

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes/Sugarhouse Casino 

No Warning/Voltage Lounge 

The Mommyheads/The Locks at Sona 

Klaus Johann Grobe/Kung Fu Necktie 

Tom Mackell/Milkboy Philly 

Sunday/May 12th 

Zara Larrson/Union Transfer 

After 7/Dru Hill/Tropicana Showroom 

Ben Platt/The Met 

Black Pistol Fire/Underground Arts 

Nitzer Ebb/TLA 

The Greeting Committee/Voltage Lounge 

Gibbous Moon/Kung Fu Necktie 

Troll Teeth/The Barbary 

Monday/May 13th 

I Don’t Know How But They Found Me/Union Transfer 

Fever 333/TLA 

Cuban Doll/Voltage Lounge 

Tuesday/May 14th 

Legally Blonde:The Musical/Walnut Street Theatre(through July 14th) 

Evanescence/Sands Bethlehem Event Center 


Damo Suzuki/Kung Fu Necktie 

Royal Trux/Johnny Brenda’s 

Wednesday/May 15th 

Juice WRLD/Mann Center for Performing Arts 

Architects/The Fillmore 

Eddie Izzard/Merriam Theater/Kimmel Center 

Jamestown Revival/The Foundry 

Show Me The Body/Everybody Hits 

Amigo the Devil/Voltage Lounge 

Upholstery/Johnny Brenda’s 

Bars of Gold/Boot & Saddle 

Thursday/May 16th

Citizen/Knuckle Puck/Union Transfer 

Nick Waterhouse/The Foundry

National Geographic Live! w Cristina Mittermeir Merriam Theater @Kimmel Center 

Jessica Pratt/Boot & Saddle 

Cody Johnson/TLA 

Wear Your Wounds/Voltage Lounge 

Mike Phillips/South Jazz Club 

Kulick/Underground Arts 

Basic Bitches/The Pharmacy 

Friday/May 17th 

KT Tunsall/World Cafe Live 

Tash Sultana/The Met 

Bear’s Den/Underground Arts 

JOHNNYSWIM/Union Transfer 

The Floozies/TLA 

Mary Wilson/Martha Reeves/Sugarhouse Casino 

Lowlight/Bourbon & Branch 

Cedric Gervais/NOTO 

Sunday/May 18th

Shinedown/BB & T Pavilion 

The Hiives/Refused/Franklin Music Hall 


The 69 Eyes/The Trocadero 

Tacocat/Boot & Saddle 

Nashville Pussy/Underground Arts 

The Happy Fits/The Foundry

Sunday/May 19th

Chromatics/Union Transfer 

St. Lucia/The Foundry 

Deaf Havana/Milkboy Philly 

Hurry/World Cafe Live 

Resistant Culture/Kung Fu Necktie 

Monday/May 20th 

LANY/The Fillmore 

MONO/Union Transfer 

Tuesday/May 21st

Anderson/Paak/The Met

American Football/Union Transfer 

Aly & AJ/TLA

Pile/Boot & Saddle 

Filthy Friends/Johnny Brenda’s 

Wednesday/May 22nd 

Jonatha Brooke/World Cafe Live


Not Fur Longs/Ortlieb’s 

Thursday/May 23rd 

Betty Who/Union Transfer 

Shame/Boot & Saddle 

Lady Lamb/The Foundry 

Maya de Vitry/The Locks at Sona 

Alex Schaaf/The Foundry 

The Dawn Drapes/Ortlieb’s 

Hurricane Hoss/Kung Fu Necktie 

Thursday/May 23rd 

Friday/May 24th 

Passion Pit/The Fillmore 

Billy Joel/Citizens Bank Park 

Slayer/BB & T Pavilion 

Dean/Milkboy Philly 

Ty Girl/Boot & Saddle 

Chris Lake/Ocean Resort Casino 

Chaos Chaos/Johnny Brenda’s 

Hot Mulligan/The Foundry 

Jeff Campbell/TLA 

Nick Colionne/South Jazz Club 

Saturday/May 25th 

The Who/Citizens Bank Park 

Sammy Hagar/Xcite Center @ Parx Casino 

No Vacation/PhilaMOCA 

The Smithereens/World Cafe Live 

Nick Colionne/South Jazz Club 

The Dove & The Wolf/Johnny Brenda’s 

Billy Levy/Wells Fargo Center 

Gin Blossoms/Collective Soul/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 

Sunday/May 26th 

Zedd/Daer Nightclub @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino AC 

The Japanese House/The Foundry 

A-Trak/Ocean Resort Casino 

Monday/May 27th 

Tchornobog/Kung Fu Necktie 

Tuesday/May 28th 

The Book of Mormon/Academy of Music @Kimmel Center (through Sunday, June 9th) 

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever/Underground Arts 

Cub Sport/The Foundry 

Wednesday/May 29th 

Paula Vogel’s Indecent/Arden Theatre Company 

L7/Union Transfer 

Frank Iero/The Fillmore 

The Sh-Booms/Johnny Brenda’s 

Thursday/May 30th 

Duff McKagan/TLA 

Hundredth/Voltage Lounge 

Final Judgement/Creep Records Store 

Jazmin Ghent/South Jazz Club 

Suzi Wu/Johnny Brenda’s 

Friday/May 31st 

Wombieland/Franklin Music Hall 

Exploring Horizons/Theatre Horizon(through June 2nd) 

Meek Mill/PPL Center 

Luke Bryan/Cole Swindell/BB & T Pavilion 

David Gray/The Met 

Glen Hansard/Merriam Theater @ Kimmel Center 

Pallbearer/Union Transfer 

The Mystery Lights/Kung Fu Necktie 

Year of October/The graperoom 

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia/Verizon Hall @ Kimmel Center 

Saturday/June 1st

Torey Lanez/Lil Baby/Joe Budden/City Girls/Mann Center for Performing Arts 

Ludovico Einaudi/Merriam Theater @Kimmel Center 

Walk Off The Earth/The Fillmore 

Griffin House/The Locks at Sona 

Weyes Blood/Johnny Brenda’s 

Mini Mansions/Underground Arts 

Starcwrawler/Union Transfer 

Combo Chimbita/Boot & Saddle 

Low Road/World Cafe Live:Upstairs 

Wax Wav/Ortlieb’s 

Sunday/June 2nd 

Grouplove/BB & T Pavilion 

Kevin Morbey/Union Transfer 

Fantastic Negrito/The Foundry 

Mindy Smith/The Locks at Sona 

Monday/June 3rd 

Frenship/Union Transfer 

Jamila Woods/The Foundry 

Tuesday/June 4th 

The Rolling Stones/Lincoln Financial Field 

Pentatonix/PPL Center 

Wednesday/June 5th 

Stay tuned!! 

Thursday/June 6th 

George Clinton & Friends/Franklin Music Hall 

Charly Bliss/The Foundry 

Anika/Boot & Saddle 

Cabin Dogs/The Locks at Sona 

RBRM/The Met 

Jackeim Joyner/South Jazz Club 

Hannah Wickland/Milkboy Philly 

Friday/June 7th 

Live and Bush/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City 

New Found Glory/Franklin Music Hall 

Gin Blossoms/Collective Soul/Sands Bethlehem Event Center 

Sick of It All/Underground Arts 

Remo Drive/Union Transfer 

Grapetooth/Boot & Saddle 

Jackiem Joyner/South Jazz Club 

Slough Feg/Kung Fu Necktie 

Saturday/June 8th 

Bill Maher/The Met 

Twenty One Pilots/Boardwalk Hall 

Local Natives/Union Transfer 

Mastodon/BB & T Pavilion 

Lincoln Durham/Ortlieb’s 

Sworn Enemy/Underground Arts 

Babyface/Tropicana Showroom 

Sunday/June 9th 

Patti Lupone:Don’t Monkey With Broadway/Verizon Hall @Kimmel Center

O.A.R//The Met 

Rooney/Johnny Brenda’s

Phil Roy/The Locks at Sona 

Monday/June 10th

Alex & The Kaleidoscope/The Quaker School 

Tuesday/June 11th 

The National/Mann Center for Performing Arts 

The Specials/TLA 

Matt Anderson/The Locks at Sona 

Wednesday/June 12th 

Jon Bellion/The Met 

Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties 

Thursday/June 13th 

Aaron Lewis/Sands Bethlehem Event Center 

The Magician/NOTO 

Sinkane/Johnny Brenda’s 

Hedera/The Grape Room 

Moon King/Boot & Saddle 

Friday/June 14th 

Derek Hough/The Met 

Dave Matthews Band/BB & T Pavilion

The Lemonheads/The Foundry 

Will Varley/Milkboy Philly 

Sweet Spirit/Johnny Brenda’s 

Saturday/June 15th 

Billie Eilish/Denzel Curry/The Met 

Dave Matthews Band/BB & T Pavilion 

Wu-Tang Clan/Borgata Hotel & Casino Event Center 

Feed Me/TLA 

Primitive Man/Johnny Brenda’s 

Sunday/June 16th 

Slightly Stoopid/BB & T Pavilion 

Earth and Helms Alee/Johnny Brenda’s 

Monday/June 17th 

Stay tuned! 

Tuesday/June 18th 

CATS/Forrest Theatre (through Sunday, June 30th) 

Dylan LeBlanc/Fowler Blast Furnace Room @Artquesst Center 

Wednesday/June 19th 

The Lonely Island/The Met 

Kikagaku Moyo/Underground Arts 

Juliana Hatfield/World Cafe Live 

Charlotte Morris/The Fire 

Thursday/June 20th 

Dead & Company/Bob Weir/BB & T Pavilion 

Eros Ramazzotti/The Met 

The Wild Feathers/The Foundry 

Steve Cole/South Jazz Club 

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